Why eat in season?
There are many reasons to eat foods that are in season!
- They taste better! Just imagine: this is the food’s season! It loves this weather and will produce the best fruit or vegetable during this time because these are the conditions that this plant thrives in.
- Less unnatural additives. Since these plants are in season, they are able to fully ripen without unnatural assistance. Thus, less unnatural additives to your produce.
- Cheaper. Since the produce is flourishing during this time, there tends to be an abundance. Thus, with the higher supply, the price will normally lower.
Produce in season for August:
- Sweet onions
- Green beans
- Summer squash
- Bell peppers
- Hot peppers
Late summer recipes: Here are some online recipes that make use of the beautiful August produce!
Greek Quinoa Bowls: https://peasandcrayons.com/2016/01/greek-quinoa-bowls-recipe.html#wprm-recipe-container-16727
Caramelized Onion, Fig & Goat Cheese Pizza with Arugula: https://www.ambitiouskitchen.com/caramelized-onion-fig-goat-cheese-pizza-arugula-video/
Corn Tacos: https://rainbowplantlife.com/3-incredible-vegan-taco-recipes/
Peaches and Cream Puff Pastry Tart: https://rainbowplantlife.com/peaches-and-cream-puff-pastry-tart/