What’s in Season Now

Recipes and seasonal fruits and vegetable lists to help you make the most of what is “In Season” at our local market.

Stuffed Tomatoes with Egg Salad

Tomatoes may be available in the grocery store all year so take advantage of it. Stuffing them is one of our favorite ways to get kids excited about eating their fruits and vegetables. If you want, turn them into fun fare using pieces of vegetables to make silly faces. And, for little hands, stuffed cherry tomatoes are a perfect snack

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Raspberry Bars

Easy, tasty and nutritious these Raspberry Bars are the perfect dessert for any spring or summer party or celebration. Makes 16 bars Prep time: 30 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes ¾ cup all-purpose flour ¾ cup whole-wheat flour 1 ¼ cup quick-cooking oats ¼ cup sugar 1⁄3 cup brown sugar ¼ teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon salt ¾ cup finely

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Mixed Berry Smoothie

Makes 4 cups Prep time: 5 minutes 1 cup frozen raspberries 1 cup frozen blueberries 1 cup frozen blackberries 5 ice cubes ½ cup soy or almond milk ¾ cup plain or vanilla yogurt ½ teaspoon vanilla extract or honey (optional) In a blender, combine ingredients. Pureé until smooth. Add more ice, milk or yogurt as desired to taste

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Handpicked from the Garden

“From the garden?! ” This what my 3 year old said in her high pitched, excited voice as she popped a grape tomato into her mouth. She was so thrilled that the food she was eating was from the garden that she helped grow.   Planting a vegetable and fruit garden can be one of the most rewarding projects a

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