Now that spring has well and truly sprung, let’s talk about some of the best seasonal produce to enjoy before we head into summer. Seasonal produce is tastier, cheaper and more environmentally-friendly as it supports local and reduces the need for imports and transportation. Below you can find some of our favourite spring fruits and veggies, and some recipe inspiration to go along with them!
Seasonal Veggies to Enjoy this Spring
Packed with vitamins and minerals, and extra-delicious when roasted!
Did you know that baby marrow is considered a source of protein – 16% of its calories come from protein.
Rich in fiber, protein, folate, manganese and many other important vitamins and minerals.
A South African staple! Mielies are (obviously) best on the braai.
Seasonal Fruits to Enjoy this Spring
Coming into season in November, cherries are deliciously tart and perfect in desserts or on their own.
Just like other berries, gooseberries are filled with important antioxidants and are an essential part of any diet.
A powerhouse of nutrients, guava has even been shown to help regulate blood pressure.
Considered by some to be “the next superfood” means you have a great excuse to enjoy a rhubarb-based dessert!
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