12 Apr 5 Delicious Ways to Enjoy Fruit This Spring
Fruit is a delicious and nutritious part of a healthy diet, from the taste to all of the vitamins, minerals and antioxidants! Here are some ways you can enjoy fruit this spring and summer!
There are many ways you can use your fruits in sweet dishes. Pastries, pies, crepes…the possibilities are endless.
Fruit with savory dishes? Absolutely! You can grill watermelon or pineapples or you can use it as a sauce for your grilled meat or fish, you can use it as a complement for your meat skewers, to spice up your salsa, so many ways to get creative in the kitchen with fruit!
Cold foods are often just what is needed to hit the spot on a warm spring or summer day. Fruits can be a perfect add-in for your go-to breakfast smoothie or protein shakes! You can also add to yogurt or ice cream. Frozen grapes are another delicious way to enjoy fruit icy cold!
Who would have thought you could make your fruits spicy? Well, it’s popular in numerous cultural cuisines! Try out a Mexican Fruit Cup, where you add tajin seasoning to the fruit of your choice.
Eat it as is!
Sometimes it’s best to keep things simple! Fruit will always be an easy and delicious grab and go snack. Just remember to store your fruits properly. Here is a handy guide from the American Heart Association on how to correctly store different fruits.
Maryann Walsh, MFN, RD, CDE
Registered Dietitian/ Consultant