3 Yummy Summer Fruits to Enjoy Now
By Genevieve Cunningham
One of the best parts about summer is the food! Long gone are the heavy, thick, comfort foods of the cooler season. At this time of year, we get to indulge in fresh fruits and veggies, raw dishes, and all things tropical. It’s delicious and fun. But what are the best options? What are the foods that are easy, accessible, and should be in everyone’s kitchen? If you’re looking for some staples to keep on hand, take a look at these summer treats.
Peaches are juicy, soft, and easy to use. They're common enough to know how to use them, but seasonal enough to enjoy a change of pace. They're an absolute win-win food. You can eat them raw, cut them and grill them, add them in cobbler, or make them into a pie. You can mix them together with other fruit to make a salad. This is an inexpensive and easy addition to your summer fruit mix, and they’re the perfect complement to plenty of side dishes or desserts.
Melons can generally stand on their own. They’re plenty juicy, which makes them an excellent choice for a hot summer afternoon. There are also plenty of melons to choose from, so there’s something to suit everyone’s preference. Want something super sweet and juicy? Opt for watermelon. Looking for something really sweet? Choose a honeydew. Looking for a middle of the road with sweetness and juice? Go for cantaloupe. Melons are practically synonymous with summer, so don’t miss your chance!
Citrus is good all year round, but there’s something about eating it in the summer that is a bit more satisfying. Grab a sweet juicy orange and eat it for a snack. Grab a grapefruit to add to your breakfast. Choose lemon or lime to add to your water. The options are endless! Even if you eat this kind of fruit all year long, don’t miss your chance to add it to your summer menu.
Summer food is the best food. It’s light and fresh and the perfect complement to the warm breeze and sunshine. Add these fruits to your summer menu to keep your kitchen seasonal and delicious. With just a few additions, it’ll feel like a brand new menu with tasty treats for everyone to enjoy.
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