The other day I took my girls strawberry picking. We picked 3 big buckets of perfectly ripe strawberries. I made this wrap for lunch and it instantly became a favorite of ours.
By mid to late June, blueberries will be in season. For a refreshing summer treat, serve these dairy-free fruit-flavored ices together or on their own.
Summer fruit lends sweetness to this savory (and surprisingly hearty) salad, which also gets a hint of spice from the marinated shrimp.
Squash, corn, and peaches are available at farmers markets in June. During those summer months when you just don't want to cook, a quesadilla is a wonderful thing.
This rustic tart is a deliciously simple way to use the summer vegetable harvest.
This creamy, cheesy dish makes a great vegetarian entrée or side dish. It's also a great way to introduce kids to fresh-from-the-garden vegetables.
This yummy, bright green pea soup is flavored with ginger, cilantro and coconut milk for a delicate, unexpected lift.
Seasoned with spiced butter, this grilled corn makes plain boiled corn pale in comparison. Plus, your kids will think it's really cool to cook the ears right in their husks.
These lightly fried patties are bursting with the flavor of fresh corn.
Any cowboy can tell you that it takes more than meat and marshmallows to make a campfire meal. Here's a seasonal vegetable side dish perfect for rounding out the menu.
Simple to make and full of flavor, this is a healthy side dish your kids will actually enjoy. Full of protein, fiber, folic acid and complex carbohydrates, these fresh green beans are a great addition to your dinner table.
This borscht recipe is sweet and vibrantly pink, and so your kids might just surprise you and like it. Plus, when you stir a bloop of sour cream into it, it turns almost fluorescently pink.
A delicious and utterly unique pasta, this dish is freshness in a bowl.
Many children are resistant to eating green foods, but this delicious pesto might entice them to change their ways, especially if they help buy the vegetables and prepare it.
Here's a quick, one-pot meal that makes the most of spring greens: asparagus, two types of sweet pea, and mint -- all folded into a delicious dish that pops with the flavors of lemon and feta and crunchy pumpkin seeds.
This sweet and savory Asian dish is a terrific way to introduce kids to protein-rich tofu and a healthful alternative to the typical high-fat, high-sodium Chinese restaurant favorites.
This colorful and delicious grilled-steak-and-veggies salad makes a light but satisfying summertime dinner.
Homemade ravioli and sauces from Spoonful.com
Served warm or chilled, this recipe makes a sensational side dish.
This flavorful jam is fun and easy to make, but remember to run the dishwasher so that your jars are nice and clean and hot when you go to fill them.
Tossed in fresh lime juice and garnished with mint, this combination of juicy strawberries, diced apples, and fresh blueberries makes a refreshing treat on its own. Spoon it over vanilla ice cream, and you've got an instant and irresistible dessert.
Super sweet strawberries get their moment in the spotlight in this parfait that everyone adores.
The searing heat of the grill caramelizes the natural sugar in the peach slices for added flavor. Here, the peaches' sweetness is balanced by a rich gingered whipped cream sauce.
This most classic of pie recipes may not be much of a surprise, but it tastes so good it'll make your whole family cry.
A snap to assemble, these kid-size treats combine sweet fruit and a refreshingly tart cheesecake-like filling.
25 Seasonal Recipes: June
Strawberry Granola Wrap
Blueberry and Lemon Ices
Peachy Shrimp Salad
Summer Squash and Corn Quesadillas with Peach Salsa
Summer Veggie & Pesto Tart
Squash and Cheese Casserole
Green, Green Pea Soup with Ginger and Cilantro
Golden Corn Cakes
Cowboy Spud and Veggie Medley
Lemony Green Beans
Spring Pasta with Radishes and Peas
Pasta with Pesto and Green Beans
Spring Couscous with Asparagus, Peas and Mint
Crispy Tofu with Green Veggie Stir-fry
Grilled Everything Salad With Pesto Vinaigrette
Creamy Fettuccine with Rainbow Veggies
Israeli Couscous Salad with Summer Vegetables
Peachy Peach Jam
Red, White and Blueberry Fruit Salad
Roasted Strawberry Parfaits
Grilled Peaches with Ginger Whipped Cream
Frozen Fruit Bites
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