In the Northern Hemisphere May is the last month of Spring. It’s definitely warming up now. The sun is getting hotter and it’s getting higher and high in the sky. There is plenty of bright spring flowers and new growth everywhere and the colour spectrum is fresh and bright. The Home-Cooking palette turns to spicier and cooler food and drink.
Fresh May Produce:
Fruit: apricot, avocado, blackberries, blueberries, cherries, gooseberry, grapefruit, lemon, lime, mandarin, mango, nectarine, peaches, plum, pineapple, rhubarb, strawberry
Veggies: arugula,Asparagus, carrots, chard, fava beans, fennel, lettuce, mushrooms, new potatoes, parsnips, peas, radish, spinach, spring greens, sorrel
Herbs: chives, dill, mint, mustard greens, parsley, sage, thyme, watercress
Wow There’s so many to choose from! What to cook? This is where Cooking Pot the iPhone app proves helpful giving you lots and lots of wholesome meal ideas that are Healthy, Sustainable and downright Delicious. Cooking Pot’s Shopping List makes food shopping a Pleasure and loads of Fun too!
This is definitely the time of year to start dusting off all your salad bowls and fruit platters and looking forward to eating alfresco or drinks with friends around a grill or BBQ. It’s late Spring and it’s definitely lime to get outdoors. This is also the time of year many of us seek to get healthy, maybe loose some weight and have loads of Fun doing it! Stick to foods which are packed full of essential nutrients, healthy fats, vitamins and minerals minus the sugar. Staying trim and healthy is easy – Do some exercise everyday and eat what you can cook at home from scratch and you’re almost there. The idea is to eat the most nutritious food at that time of year and the most nutritious is what’s in season! What’s in season is also the cheapest! So have a good look at the list above and cook some amazing curries, salads and anything that fills your space with the most delightful aroma…
Cooking Pot the iPhone App has some great Quick and Easy recipes to help, most of which can be stored in the fridge or frozen to re-heat or remake later. The pies are just favourites of mine, gluten-free and vegetarian to boot. The vegan curries are just to die for. There are heaps of salads and RAW food recipes to satisfy any palette. Whatever it may be you might find it on Cooking Pot the iPhone App. There is such a great variety of recipes to choose from! All recipes are categorised to help manage allergies, intolerances or simply a lifestyle choice by filtering undesirable meals. There’s recipes for everyone!!
Spring is the time to dich all those comfort hot cooked meals and bring out the fresh raw vegetables and fruit. It’s important to eat raw fruit and vegetables everyday to dish them up as veggie sticks and dips, salads and fruit platters. Try our Raw Zucchini Fettuccine!! It is advisable to eat fruit separately and in the morning so a fruit morning tea might be the way to go.
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