Save Money with Seasonal Produce

Make sure to fill your cart with seasonal produce on your next trip to the grocery store. Not only will seasonal produce reduce your food budget, it will also taste the absolute best! June, July, and August are bursting at the seams with ripe fruits and vegetables waiting to be used up before the local growing season ends. Here is a list of the produce you want to get your hands on during the summer for some good cheap eats.

Fruits: Apricots, Asian Pears, Blackberries, Blueberries, Cantaloupe, Sweet or Sour Cherry varieties, Key Limes, Nectarines, Peaches, Plums, Raspberries, Strawberries, Sugar Apples, and Watermelon.

Vegetables: Anaheim Chile, Butter Lettuce, Bell Peppers, Eggplant, Summer Squash, Radishes, Sugar Snap Peas, and Zucchini.

Recipes for Summer Produce:

http://skinnyms.com/14-recipes-to-get-the-most-out-of-summer-produce/

http://www.realsimple.com/food-recipes/recipe-collections-favorites/seasonal/easy-summer-produce-recipes-10000001811604/index.html

http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/photos/the-best-of-summer-produce.html

 

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