Looking for something fresh to add to your grocery list this month of April? Produce like watermelons, cantaloupes, asparagus, and peas is what you can expect in farmers' markets around the Lone Star State on your market days. These produce are important since they have a good nutritional value and are easy to integrate into your monthly or weekly meal prep.
In season from April to June, watermelons are a refreshing and hydrating fruit that is perfect for warmer weather. Watermelons are also a good source of vitamins A and C, as well as potassium. Enjoy watermelon on its own or add it to a salad or fruit salad for a pop of color and flavor. Cantaloupes are also in season from April to June. This sweet and juicy melon is a great source of vitamins A and C, as well as fiber. Enjoy cantaloupe as a snack or add it to yogurt or a green salad. In season from April to June, asparagus is a nutrient-dense vegetable that is a good source of fiber, vitamins A, C, and K, and folate. Enjoy asparagus grilled, roasted, or steamed. Peas are in season from April to July. This sweet and crunchy vegetable is a good source of fiber, vitamins C and K, and manganese. Add peas to soups, stews, salads, or pasta dishes for extra flavor and nutrition.
So make sure to add these fresh and nutritious fruits and vegetables to your grocery list this month. And enjoy the Taste of Spring!