This is the time of year I start getting down right giddy about the fruits and vegetables in season. If you’re not already on the bandwagon of eating seasonal, or trying to eat what is fresh and ripe in your area every month, this is the time to start! I’m spotting fresh cherries at our local farmers market, tons of corn for super cheap (great for freezing), and it seems like there’s just not enough time in the day to consume as many fresh berries as I would like to!
During the summer we heighten our sense of awareness, whether we are aware of it or not. We watch our kids grow, and savor every bright flavor of the season. Today I’m leaving you with tons of recipes using all of the best produce available in July. The produce guide above is one to save to your desktop computer as a reminder of what’s fresh this month. The image at the bottom of the post is one made for a phone screensaver. I hope you all get a beautiful taste of this new season!
Apricots Apricot Blueberry Cobbler (pictured above) Apricot and Cherry Breakfast Crisp Apricot Chicken Apricot Couscous Salad Apricot Hazelnut Pie Maple Vanilla Apricot Jam Apricot Rosemary Jam Apricot Shrub for Homemade Cocktails Arugula Mushroom and Arugula Pasta Salad Grilled Cheese with Arugula and Sun Dried Cherries Watermelon Wedge Salad with Arugula Lamb Gyros with Arugula Blueberries Blueberry Bread (pictured above) Blueberry Frangipane Galette Blueberry Mint Gin Cocktail My favorite Blueberry Muffins Kale Salad with Blueberries and Lemon Ricotta Roasted Beet and Blueberry Salad by Simple Bites Broccoli Healthy Summer Broccoli Salad Roasted and Charred Broccoli with Pasta Broccoli and Cheese Soup Roasted Broccoli Stuffed Shells Broccoli and Chicken Quinoa Casserole Chard Swiss Chard and Ricotta Cakes Green Soup with Chard Pan Seared Chicken with Israeli Couscous and Swiss Chard Swiss Chard with Pancetta, Corn and Cannelini Beans by Kitchen Confidante Swiss Chard Cashew Dip by Project Domestication Cherries Cherry Salsa (pictured above) Apricot and Cherry Breakfast Crisp Stone Fruit Burrata Salad Fresh Cherry Kale Salad Cherry Hazelnut Galette Beet, Cherry, Berry Smoothie Scallops with Fresh Cherries and Tarragon Cherry, Corn and Quinoa Salad by Floating Kitchen Corn Coconut Creamed Corn Fresh Corn Cakes with Pulled Pork and Cherries Chicken Corn Chowder Sweet Potato Black Bean and Corn Salad Farro Risotto with Squash and Corn Bluberry Corn and Feta Salad Cucumbers Salmon with Apple, Cucumber and Avocado Salsa Chinese Cucumber Salad Tzatziki Chicken Salad (pictured above) The Botanist Gin Cocktail with Cucumbers Greek Pasta Salad Quick Refrigerator Pickles by Mountain Mama Cooks Fennel Apple Fennel Salad Spanish Carrots with Fennel and Hazelnuts Orange Fennel Bundt Cakes Panzanella Salad with Fennel, Grapefruit and Avocado Green Beans Roasted Pork Chops with Peaches and Green Beans (pictured above) Curry Chicken with Green Beans Green Beans with Feta and Pecans Easy Green Bean Salad by Simple Bites Pearled Barley Salad with Green Beans and Feta by Flavor the Moments Green Garlic/Green Onion Quinoa with Asparagus, Green Onion and a Fried Egg Garlic Scape and Almond Pesto Chicken Curry with Cashews, Cauliflower and Scallions Quinoa with Asparagus and Scallions Cauliflower Fried Rice with Scallions Greens and Lettuces One Pan Farro with Tomatoes Sausage and Kale Kale Caesar Salad Kale and Coconut Chicken Salad Simple Greek Salad Farm Salad with Goat Cheese Croutons Herbs Tzatziki Yogurt Chicken Salad with Fresh Herbs
Chimichurri Sauce Recipe
Blueberry Mint Gin Cocktail (pictured above) Tomato Basil Chicken Quinoa Cauliflower Couscous Greek Salad with Parsley, Mint, and Basil Thai Basil Pesto Pasta Avocado and Basil Picnic Sandwiches Peas or Pea Shoots Summer Vegetables and Dumplings Fresh Pea Carbonara Spring Veggie and Goat Cheese Pasta Cauliflower Fried Rice with Fresh Peas Baked Spring Vegetable Risotto with Peas by Floating Kitchen Strawberries Strawberries and Cream Oat Bars Strawberry Lime Chopped Salad Recipe Strawberry Rhubarb Coconut Crisp Strawberry Rhubarb Cut Out Cookies Strawberry Vanilla Tapioca Pudding Rhubarb and Strawberry Almond Galette Strawberry Rhubarb Skillet Pie or Strawberry Rhubarb Pie with Gingersnap Crust Lemon Beignets with Strawberry Sauce Strawberry Charlotte Cake Recipe Baked Strawberry Rhubarb French Toast Roasted Balsamic and Vanilla Strawberries New Potatoes Potato Leek Soup with Sorrel Rosemary Breakfast Potatoes Farmers Market Salad with Green Beans, New Potatoes and Goat Cheese Croutons Roasted Potato Salad (pictured above) Farm Stand One Pot Wonder with Potatoes and Green Beans by Bless This Mess Grilled Fingerling Potato Salad by Flavor the Moments Zucchini Paleo Chocolate Brownie Muffins with Zucchini Greek and Italian Zucchini Noodle Salads Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies Hazelnut Zucchini Bread Zucchini Noodle Salad with Spicy Peanut Sauce Quinoa Primavera with Zucchini Skillet Chicken and Zucchini Parmesan by Simple Bites Baked Zucchini Sandwiches with Avocado Aioli by Floating Kitchen