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.
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!
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!).
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!
Another mood-boosting food that’s in-season in spring! Replace lettuce with spinach when making salads, sandwiches or burgers for added nutrients.
This succulent fruit is extra yummy in spring. Add it on top on strawberries for a perfect spring dessert!
6. Sugar Snap Peas
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!
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.
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!