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Seasonal Snapshot: What Is in Season in July

Seasonal Snapshot: What Is in Season in July

Eating in line with the seasons is not only great for your body and the planet, it’s also a terrific tool for the budget-conscious home cook. If you’re looking for some seasonal cooking inspirationand happen to live in the US, Canada or elsewhere in the Northern Hemispherehere’s a little peek at what is in season in July.

(Pro tip: You can search for these ingredients on the PlateJoy Meal Queue to find recipes that celebrate them!)

Fruit

Apricots
Blackberries
Blueberries
Cherries
Figs
Raspberries
Strawberries

Vegetables

Arugula
Broccoli
Corn
Eggplant
Green beans
Okra
Peas
Summer squash

 

Try some of our favorite summertime recipes!

Take a big bite of summer by trying out some of our warm weather favorites in this month’s featured Plate Joy meals:

  • Eggplant stacks with basil, tomato and bread crumbs
  • Hot smoked salmon with cherry dill quinoa
  • Grilled peaches with almonds and coconut cream

To make the most of the summer season – and eating in line with nature – consider adding foods from the lists above to make up the bulk of your meals.

Many of these are great for summer’s best cooking technique: the grill! Check out some of our favorite ways to adapt perfectly summery recipes for outdoor cooking here.