What's in Season - April Guide
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What’s in Season – April Guide

What’s in season for April? Our April Guide for fruits and vegetables is here! When we think of the second month of Spring, we focus on spring flowers, rainy weather, and warm temperatures. It is good to remember that nutritious fruits and vegetables are in season also. You can buy fruits and vegetables to get the most nutritional value. Find out more about what’s in season in April.

What’s in season in April
What does April symbolize?
The name April is rooted in the Latin Aprilis, which originated from the Latin aperio meaning “to open.” April is the month of Spring when plants start to grow, and the weather gets warmer. 

Reference: Dictionary.com

What’s in season in APRIL?

As temperatures start to warm, you must look for ingredients in season and use them to make your healthy and delicious meals. Importantly, no rule says you can’t use certain ingredients. Therefore, you don’t have to be afraid of trying new recipes and flavor combinations based on the ingredients available in your region.

Fruits April Guide

Apples,  apricots, bananas, kiwi, lemon, lime, pineapple, and strawberries.

Vegetables April Guide

Asparagus, avocado, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, celery, collard greens, garlic, herbs, kale, lettuce, mushrooms, onions, peas, radishes, rhubarb, spinach, swiss chard, turnips. 

Check out these recipes’ inspirations below.

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Spicy, Sweet and Crunchy Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Chicken lettuce wraps are one of the great recipes you should try out. Lettuce is a healthy and vitamin-packed veggie and an excellent snack option that you will enjoy. Since there are many types of lettuce, choose the variety you like.  

Broccoli Rabe

Simple Broccoli Rabe Recipe
Simple Broccoli Rabe Recipe

Blanch fresh broccoli in boiling salted water and then saute it in olive oil with your favorite mixture of herbs, spices, and other ingredients: shallots, vinegar, garlic, and Gourmet hot spices. Cook them for 10 minutes until tender, and serve immediately. Enjoy!

Blissful Fresh Pineapple, a 30 Minute Dessert

Pineapple Bake
Pineapple Bake

Pineapples are in season and are a good source of nutrients, including vitamins and minerals. Fresh pineapple dessert is a quick and easy-to-prepare dessert, and it’s so tasty. To prepare this delicious and nutrient-packed dessert, always use fresh pineapples and not canned pineapples. 

Strawberry Carrot Papaya Smoothie

Strawberry Carrot, Papaya Smoothie
Strawberry Carrot, Papaya Smoothie

Strawberry Carrot Papaya Smoothie is thick, creamy, and tasty.  It gives you the perfect balance of flavor and nutrition. It requires a few ingredients that you can find in your nearby grocery shop, with papaya being the main ingredient. 

Infused Water

Infused water
Fresh infused water made with organic ccitruses and berries. – Photo credit: Canva

Drinking infused water is a great way to stay hydrated, but it’s also the best way to add some flavor to your life. You can stop by your local grocery, select your favorite fruits and vegetables, and pick up an infuser pitcher specifically designed to mix them in. 

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