Seasonal produce is fresher, tastier and more nutritious than food consumed out of season.
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Our hope for you is that you will refer to our list of seasonal produce each month by getting our E-book -The 12 Monthly Seasonal Produce Guide for 2020 and continue to make healthy choices for your family, meal plan & budget smart and have fun cooking.
Eating seasonal is rewarding since the fruits and veggies are harvested at the peak of their freshness & are most nutrient rich.
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FREE Seasonal Produce Guide for February
What and Why do we use a Seasonal Produce Guide?
In this month’s, FREE Seasonal Produce Guide for February , you will find a list of the fruits and vegetables that are available, in the month of February.
To learn more about Seasonal Produce , their health benefits, their availability, recipes and more , check my post on The Beginner’s Guide to Seasonal Produce here.
What’s in season in February?
The month of February has rolled in, with its load of snow and winter chills.The optimist in me, would like to believe we are at the tail end of winter…yet, it’s not over yet.The landscape is still covered in white.
If you are anyone like me and colors elevate your mood, you’d head to the nearest Fresh Market for the color therapy, the seasonal produce there offers.
Be it in the crispy freshness of the green spinach, the ruby red of the immune boosting pomegranates or the bright orange & yellow citrus fruits, they sure will shake you out of your winter blues.
Want to make grocery shopping a breeze? Want to have stress free meal planning knowing what is healthy, nutritious and abundant this season?
Our E-Book : The 12 Monthly Seasonal Produce Guides for 2021, is here to help with all your needs.Get it here or by clicking the image below.
15 Amazing Recipes with February Seasonal Produce
Listed below are 15 amazing recipes with February Seasonal produce, tried and tested in our kitchen.
The creamy cheesy comfort on a cold Fall or winter day. Deliciously healthy, comforting and nourishing, all a soup ought to be to keep your winter blues at bay. Try this Broccoli Cheddar Soup recipe this season, you will come back asking for more!
A quick and easy dessert to prepare.This sweet pudding apart from the beets itself also has the goodness of condensed milk and richness of cashews making it a perfect treat to serve on any special occasion.In India, it is customary to make halwa to celebrate any occasion be it festivals or happy celebrations.
This gorgeously golden creamy Carrot Soup could easily become your new favorite soup for Fall & winter. Loaded with fresh flavors, this easy , delicious, creamy carrot soup is a healthy vegan treat for the busy Fall & winter weekends. What’s more you can make this comforting meal in double batches and have left overs for entire week days too.
Lip smacking favorite rainy day snack paired with piping hot coffee in India.This deep fried cabbage fritter is also a party favorite.It is made with finely shredded cabbage mixed with onions and bound together with a batter of chick pea and rice flour and flavored with spices & seasoning and deep fried to a golden brown.
A thin and crispy Indian pancake prepared with fermented dosa/Idli batter which is topped with cauliflower stuffing/ bhaji and tucked in. It is usually served as a morning breakfast item in South India.
an Indian sauce/curry made using very little, or more often, no water. When mushrooms are cooked in a “kadai” in a tomato-based sauce with a savory mixture of garlic and other assorted spices it is called Kadai Mushroom curry.
A thick creamy spiced soup made of chickpeas and spinach to start the Fall season. This soup can be had a healthy main dish or a side to a rice dish, makes for a hearty meal.
Vegetable soups that are pureed can be lean and spare or rich and creamy, spicy or subtle, hot or cold. The taste improves when let to simmer for a longer period, since it becomes thick and creamy. The Spinach Cream soup is rich in flavor and easy to prepare. What’s more it is healthy too! Try it today.
February Seasonal Produce List Of Fruits
An eggless, keto friendly, gluten free, vegan recipe.It is mildly flavored and deliciously moist, quick and easy recipe. Do give this Eggless Avocado Cake a try. It is both a kid and adult friendly dessert!
One can use any fruit of choice in a smoothie, with various combinations from healthy to creamy rich , I used Kiwi fruit which is rich in Vitamin C & K, for this smoothie to impart a touch of creamy deliciousness with surprising nutrient value
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Looking for something that is sweet, tangy, spicy and finger-licking good in your recipes? Go for Glazed Honey Lime Sriracha Chicken, I bet you cannot go wrong. If you have guests over for dinner, they will be in awe of the in-home-chef, that is YOU! This easy chicken recipe will make you look that good.
Crispy cold mornings or crackling fire evenings, summer time backyard bonfires or pool parties, you are in for a treat with this Eggless Spiced Fresh Pear Pie.Tart ripe pears, paired with spices , have a contemporary classic flavor, you do not want to miss.
An easy to prepare dish with leftover rice. A favorite menu item in every South Indian home, especially in summer, paired with lemon pickle and papadams( Indian rice crackers).The pearly pink pomegranate seeds sprinkled on top as a garnish gives curd rice a festive look. The pomegranate seeds add a tinge of sweet juicy deliciousness to the buttery creamy curd rice/thayir sadham.
An Asian inspired, low carb, fabulously flavorful chicken dish made with roasted chicken and fresh tangerine juice.The chicken tastes juicy and tender when cooked in gingered tangerine sauce.The sweet tanginess of the tangerines and the umami flavors of the soy sauce enhance the flavor further.
The Bottom Line
Always make sure to shop for seasonal produce for that month, not only is it cost effective, the health benefits are numerous when you eat fruits & veggies in the peak of their nutrient value, when they are in season.
Get my 12 Monthly Guide for Seasonal Produce , which will definitely help you meal plan ahead & make wise choices with grocery shopping & budgeting. A win- win both ways!
Do give our February recipes a try, you can pick the ones that most appeal to your taste buds.
We would love for you to share your feedback in the comments section below.If you do try out any of the above recipes, using the seasonal produce of this month, please make sure to snap a quick picture and share it with us here or on the social media like Instagram, Pinterest Twitter and Facebook with #stirringmyspicysoul.
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