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Seasonal Vegetables this Spring

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Tips of how to pick, store & prepare nutritious vegetables now in season.

Seasonal Spring Produce chart like Asparagus, Avocados, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrots, Celery, Collard Greens, Garlic

Gina Ruskie-Askew, RDN
Chef Suzanne Barr

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend that adults consume 2-3 cups of vegetables per day, but unfortunately 90% of Americans are not consuming this amount daily1. Although all forms count whether fresh, frozen, canned or dried, there is no better time to include fresh veggies in your diet than when they are in-season! We rounded up a list of spring veggies and asked Chef Suzanne Barr to provide some of her favorite tips how to include these in delicious meals that your family and friends are bound to love!

Seasonal Spring Produce chart ( List of Vegetables )
Picture of Broccoli
Picture of Carrots
Picture of Kale
Knorr Vegetable Taco Recipe with Mushrooms
Picture of Asparagus

References:
1. U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025. 9th Edition. December 2020. Available at DietaryGuidelines.gov.
2. USDA SNAP-Ed Connection. Seasonal Produce Guide. https://snaped.fns.usda.gov/seasonal-produce-guide
3. Have a Plant Fuits & Veggies For Better Health. https://fruitsandveggies.org
4. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. FoodData Central, 2019. fdc.nal.usda.gov.

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