August Eats

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Enjoy more of what the summer season has to offer us. At this point in the year we have an abundance of fresh, colorful, sweet and bitter fruits and vegetables.

Seasonal Fruits Harvested in August

Apples, Avocados, Blueberries, Cantaloupe, Fig, Grapes, Honeydew, Lemons, Oranges, Nectarines, Peaches, Pluots, Plums (stone fruit), Pears, Raspberries, Strawberries, Watermelons

Seasonal Veggies Harvested in August

Artichokes, Asparagus, Beets, Bell Peppers, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cardoons, Cauliflower, Celery, Chile Peppers, Corn, Cucumbers, Endive, Fava Beans, Lettuce, Mushrooms, Nopales, Onions, Potatoes, Snap Beans, Spinach, Squash, Tomatillos, Tomatoes, Zucchini

Seasonal Spices + Herbs Harvested in August

Basil, Burdock, Chives, Lambsquarters, Lemongrass, Mint, Purslane, Sage, Sorrel, Sprouts

Meal Ideas:

  1. Watermelon + mint salad with extra-virgin olive oil drizzle

  2. Crunchy vegetable crudite with Beet hummus

  3. Tomato gazpacho

  4. Cucumber green juice with celery and mint

  5. Nopale and tomato salad with creamy guacamole tacos

  6. Corn salad with grape tomatoes, eggplant and fresh basil

  7. Cabbage and apple slaw accompanied by a tempeh or grass-fed beef burger

  8. Baked pears with cinnamon and coconut butter

  9. Melon chunks with torn mint and broccoli seed sprouts

  10. Avocado boats filled with sprouts and lemon preserve

Preserve, ferment, and pickle these favorites!