What’s the Best Healthy Food to Buy in Each Season?

Let’s face it, eating healthy is not the easiest thing to do with all sorts of distractions around us to lead us astray. One thing we have found helpful is to shift the food you eat with the seasons. That’s the natural way and will lead to more tasty food, easier to cook great meals.

Even with a worldwide selection of foods and great fresh food coming out of California and Florida all year long, you will love shopping and eating more if you focus on foods that are BOTH healthy and in season.

Here are some general guidelines to help you choose you favorite foods when they taste best.

Winter Season

·         Chestnuts
·         Grapefruit
·         Lemons
·         Oranges
·         Tangerines
·         Kale
·         Leeks
·         Radicchio
·         Radishes
·         Rutabaga
·         Turnips

Spring Season

·         Apricots
·         Avocado
·         Mango
·         Pineapple
·         Rhubarb
·         Strawberries
·         Artichoke
·         Asparagus
·         Carrots
·         Celeriac
·         Chives
·         Collards
·         Fava Beans
·         Fennel
·         Fiddlehead Ferns
·         Morels
·         Mustard Greens
 

Summer Season

·         Blackberries
·         Blueberries
·         Nectarines
·         Peaches
·         Plums
·         Raspberries
·         Tomatoes
·         Watermelon
·         Broccoli
·         Cucumber
·         Green Beans
·         Zucchini

Fall Season

·         Apples
·         Cranberries
·         Figs
·         Grapes
·         Pears
·         Pomegranate
·         Quince
·         Butternut Squash
·         Cauliflower
·         Garlic
·         Ginger
·         Mushrooms
·         Potatoes
·         Pumpkin
·         Sweet Potatoes
·         Swiss Chard

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