It’s summer which means fruits and vegetables are available and amazing! You can get delicious summer produce for a great price.
Berries, citrus, and so many vegetables are ready to enjoy and abundant during the summer season. Let’s look at the best produce the Earth has to offer during this hot season.
Berries are perfect during the summer. They’re sweet and less expensive than during the off-season. Strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, blueberries, and bananas can make a simple and delicious fruit salad!
Berries are filled with antioxidants and polyphenols, which fight chronic disease and cancer. Plus you can add them to lots of things!
Green beans are delicious and easy to use. They are the perfect side to any meal — I even cook them with breakfast. Green beans are loaded with fiber and protein along with several vitamins and minerals.
Melons are great for the summer because their flesh is filled with water to hydrate you when the weather is hot.
Bell peppers are good to throw into so many dishes. If you have a U-pick farm in your area, you can even pick your own peppers! Peppers are low in calories and filled with minerals and vitamins.
Cherries are naturally sweet and taste the best during the summer. You can add cherries to protein shakes, smoothies, sweet treats, or eat them plain as a snack. Yum!
Plus cherries are full of antioxidants and good for your heart. Cherries promote sleep and fight against aging of the skin.
Cucumbers are the perfect thing to add to your salad, the side of your dinner plate, or as a snack. Plus you just wash them off and slice them up. How easy is that?
They are 95% water making them ultra hydrating and perfect for the summertime. They are low in calories and high in fiber, making them good for weight loss and digestive health. Win-win.
Grapefruit is a delicious citrus that is best in the summer. It is good for your skin, eyes, and mouth. Grapefruit helps increase your metabolism and is well known as a healthy part of weight loss.
Grape tomatoes are at their peak in the summer and have tons of health benefits. They are full of lycopene and Vitamin A and C. They are low in fat, cholesterol free, sodium free and a good source of fiber.
Plus you can add them to salads, omelets, or pop them into your mouth plain.
Grapes are great for you, too. They contain polyphenols making them antioxidant packed to help fight against free radicals.
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Grapes are anti-inflammatory and heart-healthy and good for your brain. Grapes are good for your skin and for keeping you hydrated. Drinking red wine in moderation has been proven to have some heart-healthy benefits.
Enjoy all this amazing produce when its quality is highest and its price is lowest. Plus, you’ll reap all the benefits of these delicious foods which are healthy and full of delicious.
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