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What are Seasonal Produce Guides ?
Have you ever wondered what the Seasonal Produce Guides are all about? Why are they important? How do they help us make a decision when we go grocery shopping? How much of a role they play on moving the needle on our budget each week? Well , learn about why here.….
Gone grocery shopping!
The first week of September is almost over, can you believe it ? Time flies! I am not sure about you, but if you are anyone like me then you will do your grocery shopping fortnightly. If you are into home cooked meals that would be just about right, to bring in veggies and fruits to last two weeks before they perish or begin to rot.
What about Freezer Meals ?
We will talk about freezer meals as the days get shorter and the winter weather approaches.Yes, you got me, I don’t love stepping out to shop for groceries in the snow either. It is not one of my favorite sport. My mind kicks into creative mode during winter time, to store & save as many meal preps I possibly can, just to avoid sliding through the snow, grocery bag in hand on all fours. You get the picture ?
Let’s talk September !
Now that it is late summer, almost Fall and the wind is just picking speed & the leaves changing color…let’s talk about September.My favorite month of the year, the month I was born, the month when my favorite season Fall begins.When the temps are not too hot, not too cold, when the weather is just right.
Warm earthy colors are everywhere changing the landscape.The aroma of spicy curries and baked food is rich in the air.The sweater, scarf and boot season is in full swing. Don’t you love it already ?
Why do we need a Seasonal Produce Guide ?
Well, let’s not forget where we started.Yes, the Seasonal Produce Guide for the month of September!
Have you ever wondered why seasonal produce guides each month, would be the next big thing ? Simple ! Here are two big reasons why eating seasonally is a smart choice when it comes to food…..
- It will help you save money while grocery shopping.
- Get the best nutrient value & the flavor of the fruit or veggie in season.
These monthly seasonal produce guides are designed to help you determine the fruits and vegetables in season. Tips on choosing the produce, helpful hints on how to store them, along with interesting recipes I have tried using these produce items, are also included when you subscribe to my blog.
Here is an example of what would show up in your inbox every fortnightly when you sign up ……
Let’s talk avocados this month !
Let’s start with the avocados this month. Here is a list of recipes you could try with avocados when they are in season this month. Be it baking or in curries, you would be happy you got a good deal on them & put them to good use.
Recipes to try out this month.
Here are some recipes you could try :
If you are into baking this season, here are the ones you must try, coz’ they are tried and tested in my kitchen.They enrich the recipe with their moist creamy richness.
If you like your avocados in a spicy flavor, with their rich creamy texture, here are some recipes you can try…
How to…pick and store them ?
Wait a minute, we are not done yet, do you know how to pick the right ones when you go grocery shopping ? Do you know how to store them , when you bring them back home ?
How many of us have had it turn mushy & over ripe in a day , since we did not bring home the right one? Well, put your worries aside, you have my blogpost on how to choose, store and prepare the seasonal food you bring home each month, so it makes sense spending cents. Check this one out for avocados
Now that you are armed with all the info on picking the right produce, storing them the right way and interesting recipes to try, wouldn’t you want to sign up for more of these each month ? What are you waiting for ?