A Better Choice For Freshness

It’s time to say farewell to winter, with spring right around the corner. The season has already begun to swing into the warmer weather, with a range of seasonal spring produce already hitting the shelves of your local fruit and veg shop. Spring brings with it an abundance of delicious produce and the promise of warmer weather, delicious summer produce and a fond farewell to the chilly weather!

Blueberries are in great supply this week and are the perfect way to celebrate the change in season. Blueberries are the perfect snack eaten alone, as they’re full of antioxidants and have a delightfully sweet flavour. They can also be added to your morning smoothies or used to top your muesli and yoghurt. 

Citrus is still plentiful, with a wide variety to choose from. Take your pick of Oranges, Ruby Grapefruit, Mandarins and Tangelo, for a burst of citrus to add to this week’s cooking! Citrus has so many benefits and is a great option to add flavour to salads, sweets, or your morning breakfast. Try our Salmon & Orange Rice Salad for a refreshing and delicious meal this week. 

Strawberries continue to delight us, with delicious, sweet, great-quality berries in-store at your local fruit and veg shop. If you’re looking for something fun to make with the kids this week, try these Baked Strawberry Donuts

Add a touch of green to your mornings with Hass Avocado. Delicious and creamy, Avocado provides a host of vitamins and healthy fats to your diet. Blend it into your smoothies, enjoy it on toast, or flip things around and try these Baked Eggs in Avocado

Watermelon is making a wonderful appearance this week, with this juicy fruit delighting the senses! Watermelon makes a great addition to salads, providing a slight crunch and a hint of sweetness. Try this Tomato & Watermelon Salad this week for a side salad the family will love. 

Sweetcorn is a wonderful vegetable available in good quality and in excellent supply this week. Sweetcorn is a delight to add to your evening meals to accompany meat dishes or can be added to salads for a sweet crunch. If the cooler weather is still nipping away at you, why not make this Chicken Noodle Soup loaded with fresh sweetcorn, celery, carrots and beans. 

Give your meals a nutrient boost with Broccoli this week! Make Broccoli the star of the show this week with this nourishing Roast Broccoli Salad with Spicy Tahini Dressing. Pick up a head of Broccoli at your local fruit and veg shop this week and let your imagination run wild with the endless possibilities to prepare this incredible veggie!

Beetroot is yet another powerhouse of a vegetable bursting with goodness and flavour! Beetroot can be used in so many wonderful ways, from smoothies to dips, to roasts. We can’t get enough of this Roast Carrot, Beetroot & Lentil Salad for a warming lunch meal!

Capsicums are in excellent supply this week. Capsicums can really add so much flavour to a meal with their subtle sweetness and delicate spice. Relish in Capsicums this week and make this simple Roasted Capsicum Bruschetta with Halloumi for an easy yet impressive breakfast this weekend!

Pick up some Zucchini at your local fruit and veg shop this week. Zucchini is a great vegetable that really absorbs the flavour of whatever you choose to cook it with! For this reason, it makes a great addition to stir-fries, pasta, curry or stews. It can also be delicious alone, and can make a great snack with this recipe for Parmesan Thyme Air-Fryer Zucchini Fries!

Keep a watchful eye on the many in-store changes at your local fruit and veg shop as the seasons change. Eating seasonally is not only better for your wallet, but is also better for the environment. Head in-store and visit your local fruit and veg shop this week for better quality, freshness and service. 




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