As the weather shifts into the warmer months, it’s a great time to take advantage of the new fruits and vegetables that spring provides!
Get more superfoods into your day
Seasonal fruit and vegetables are packed full of nutrients including vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, phytochemicals and fibre, essential for good health. They are the true ‘superfoods’ that you should include in each meal.
Did you know we should all eat 5 serves of vegies and 2 serves of fruit each day?
It may sound a lot, but if you spread your fruit and vegies out over the day, it’s actually quite easy. Find out more about how you can meet the recommended serves of vegies and fruit here.
Having a list of healthy recipes that you and your family like will help you plan your weekly shopping list and menu. Why not try one of our favourite recipes that use spring produce this week!
Fresh fruit salad with yoghurt – help out the strawberry farmers and chop up a punnet of strawberries and serve with some yoghurt for a healthy breakfast. Just 6 strawberries are a fruit serve and the yoghurt will provide calcium for strong bones.
Turkey, apple and avocado crepe – crisp apple and creamy avocado works well for a delicious lunch your family will love. If you don’t have turkey, you can use leftover chicken.
Beetroot and spinach bliss balls – both beetroot and spinach are in season so why not give this healthy bliss ball recipe a go? Perfect for a sweet mid-afternoon pick me up!
Moroccan lentil salad and grilled lamb – seasonal green beans are so sweet, your family will ask for seconds of this delicious dinner meal that can be on the table within 40 minutes!
What else is in season this spring? Here’s your simple guide: