Springify Your Fridge: 7 In-Season Foods

Happy First Day of Spring!  Although this season often finds us cleaning out our closets and straightening up our homes, it’s also a great time to clean up your diet, too.  With summer getting closer, this is the perfect season to dedicate to getting bikini-body ready! Luckily, spring offers an abundance of yummy fruits and veggies, which makes it easy to eat healthier.

1. Strawberries

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Though we often eat this fruit through summer, strawberries may be at their sweetest in the spring. Enjoy them as a snack, on a salad or for dessert!

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2. Asparagus

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We talked about how asparagus is a mood-boosting food, and now you can enjoy them when they’re at their peak! Spring brings huge displays of asparagus to grocery stores. I like to cook mine in the oven with a little olive oil and garlic (another spring in-season food!).

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3. Artichoke

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As one of the highest antioxidant foods, artichoke is a delicious spring veggie. Enjoy them grilled or boiled, add a little salt and you’ll have a yummy side dish to add to any of your dinners!

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4. Spinach

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Another mood-boosting food that’s in-season in spring! Replace lettuce with spinach when making salads, sandwiches or burgers for added nutrients.

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5. Mangos

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This succulent fruit is extra yummy in spring. Add it on top on strawberries for a perfect spring dessert!

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6. Sugar Snap Peas

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A great source of iron and Vitamin A, sugar snap peas are a versatile food that will please your pallet (and your body!) through spring and into summer and fall. You can eat them raw, with a dip or on top of a salad!

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7. Apricots

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Another succulent fruit, apricots are yummy dried… But in the spring, they’re even yummier raw!! Chop them up and add them to a salad, and you’ll have a perfectly refreshing springtime lunch.

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Which of these foods are you most likely to keep in your fridge?  Are there any other spring-ready foods you love?

Let me know in the comments below!

Xx,
Vanessa


Sources: DietsInReview.com, EverydayHealth.com

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  • Jenny

    Thanks for the inspiration! Typically, I keep strawberries in the fridge because they tend to get mold within a day if left out on the counter. I love to have a spinach salad with strawberries, onion, walnuts, and goat cheese topped with balsamic vinegar and raw honey dressing. Another spring-ready food I love is the avocado! It’s delicious on a sandwich, in a salad, or just topped with a little extra virgin olive oil and a little s+p. Yum!