Take advantage of the fruits and vegetables in season right now with our delectable recipes.
Cool off with this refreshing salad filled with a fresh summer mixture of strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries. Avocado and zesty goat cheese add a creamy texture and the dish is topped with crunch almond slivers for the perfect combination of flavors. Topped with a drizzle of balsamic vinaigrette and basil, this salad will soon become a summer favorite.Read More »
Nothing says summer like an outdoor cookout. This recipe is a modern update on the traditional cookout staple: coleslaw. This updated recipe is definitely different than its predecessor. Tangy and crunchy, this dish starts off with shredded brussel sprouts. The shredded sprouts are mixed with slivered almonds, cranberries, and parmesan cheese. The dish is finished off with a one of a kind emulsified honey mustard dressing. This recipe is a must try!
Once that grill is fired up for some delicious summer foods, try grilling up something a little different than hot dogs and hamburgers. This grilled brussel sprouts recipe opens up a whole new world of flavor for this vitamin packed vegetable. Take fresh halved brussel sprouts and toss with a delicious mixture of flavors: vinegar, olive oil, honey, mustard, red paper, and salt. Once well coated, string the veggies onto wooden skewers. Throw them on the grill for a bit and they are ready to devour. Try topping with some shredded parmesan to finish them off.
Have we convinced you to fall in love with brussel sprouts yet? This little vegetable packs a powerful punch and can be used in a variety of recipes. This bacon and brussel sprout salad is yet another example of the possibilities. The textures and flavors of this salad are indescribable. Bacon, cheese, and almonds are combined with shredded brussel sprouts. Topped with a unique citrus and shallot vinaigrette, toss this salad in the fridge for the perfect refreshing meal or snack.
This cauliflower dish introduces another summer vegetable staple: zucchini. Perfect as a side dish or main entree, the use of prepackaged riced cauliflower makes this a convenient dish to whip up. This recipe takes under thirty minutes and is extremely budget friendly. The cauliflower is mixed with zucchini, corn, tomatoes, and red onion making this not just delicious, but extremely colorful! Garnish with parmesan or basil to finish up this delicious cauliflower dish.
This recipe is not only healthy, but packed with flavor. Garlic, vinegar, and cumin combine to dress up this classic vegetable. Sliced carrots are lightly cooked to bring out the natural flavors before being tossed with other ingredients. A finish of chopped cilantro or parsley is optional. The original creator of this recipe prefers the subtle flavor of parsley. Moroccan carrots are actually a traditional dish that was recently introduced into mainstream American cooking. The dish is perfect of entertaining because it can be served chilled or at room temperature.
Looking for a dessert that screams summer? This sour cherry crisp takes ripe cherries and creates the perfect finish for any meal. Cherries are high in fiber and contain other vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Sour cherries topped with a buttery crisp topping can be served with ice cream or a dollop of whipped cream. You could also substitute sweet cherries for this recipe, but make sure to cut back on the sugar so you don’t make it too sweet. Want to make this recipe even easier? Here’s a hint, you can use frozen or canned cherries when in a pinch!