Wondering what to cook for dinner and how to spruce up your late summer recipes?

Where do you find your summer produce? Buying in season is the most delicious and economical way to purchase fruits and vegetables.

What produce is available in late summer?

Summer produce is available from your garden, the local farmer’s market, vegetable stand or local grocery.  The best recipes include: watermelon, eggplant, and tomatoes.  Also, green beans, beets, carrots, collards, corn, cucumbers, kale and okra.  Yes, if you have not tried okra, now is the time.  Plus, there is an abundance of peppers, summer squash, blueberries, blackberries, apples, honeydew, nectarines, peaches, plumbs and pears.

  • Tomatoes
  • Watermelon
  • Eggplant
  • Green Beans
  • Beets
  • Carrots
  • Collards
  • Corn
  • Cucumbers
  • Kale
  • Okra
  • Peppers
  • Summer Squash
  • Blueberries
  • Blackberries
  • Apples
  • Honeydew
  • Nectarines
  • Peaches
  • Plums
  • Pears

Using fresh produce will make your recipes so tasty!  Here are some of our favorite summer recipes.

Taco Mason Jar Salad:

taco mason jar salad


Watermelon Mint and Argula Salad:

watermelon mint arugula salad

Grilled Veggie Sandwich:

grilled eggplant sandwich

Roasted Tomatoes:

summer recipes

And to top it off, here is a fun infographic to print and hang on your refrigerator!


summer recipes

More Quick and Easy Recipes:

Next, start thinking about the best recipes for autumn:

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Facebook Live Cooking Demos:

Did you know that we do monthly Facebook Live Cooking demos using fresh produce to make our seasonal recipes?  Follow us on our Rebecca Bitzer & Associates: Rebel Dietitians in our Rebel Dietitians Kitchen for more nutrition tips and hacks.

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