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Shop Local, Eat Seasonal: Dietitian's Mediterranean Diet June Produce Guide

Shop Local, Eat Seasonal: Dietitian's Mediterranean Diet June Produce Guide By Registered Dietitian Maya Oueichek, MBA, RDN


June is my favorite month of the year, and not just because it's my birthday! The arrival of June brings an abundance of fresh, vibrant produce that perfectly complements the Mediterranean diet. As a dietitian and Mediterranean diet expert, I'm excited to share why shopping seasonally is the way to go, along with a handy list of what's in season this month.




Shop Local, Eat Seasonal: Dietitian's Mediterranean Diet June Produce Guide By Registered Dietitian Maya Oueichek, MBA, RDN

Why should you Shop locally and eat Seasonally?


  • Reduced Carbon Footprint

  • Support Local Farmers

  • Best Flavor

  • Peak Freshness

  • Nutrient Rich:

  • Variety for Gut Health

  • Dietary Diversity

  • Gut Health





Now, let's delve into the seasonal produce February offers for your Mediterranean diet grocery list:






Now, let's delve into the seasonal produce February offers for your Mediterranean diet grocery list:

Vegetables

  • Asparagus

  • Artichokes

  • Zucchini

  • Cucumbers

  • Corn

  • Fennel

  • Tomatoes

  • Eggplants

  • Bell Peppers

  • Peas

  • Green Beans

  • Snap Peas

  • Broccoli

  • Cauliflower

  • Cabbage

  • Squash


Now, let's delve into the seasonal produce February offers for your Mediterranean diet grocery list:

Herbs & Greens

  • Basil

  • Mint

  • Cilantro

  • Dill

  • Parsley

  • Thyme

  • Chives

  • Spinach

  • Lettuce

  • Arugula

  • Swiss Chard

  • Kale

  • Sorrel

  • Watercress


Now, let's delve into the seasonal produce February offers for your Mediterranean diet grocery list:

Roots

  • Carrots

  • Beets

  • Radishes

  • Turnips

  • Celery Root









Now, let's delve into the seasonal produce February offers for your Mediterranean diet grocery list:

Fruits

  • Berries: Strawberries, Raspberries, Blueberries, Blackberries

  • Stone Fruits: Cherries, Peaches, Apricots, Plums, Nectarines

  • Melons: Watermelon, Cantaloupe, Honeydew

  • Others: Mango, Figs, Grapes








Try New Recipes Using Seasonal Ingredients


Embrace the bounty of June by incorporating these seasonal ingredients into your meals. Whether it's a refreshing watermelon salad, a vibrant mixed berry parfait, or a savory zucchini and tomato stir-fry, the possibilities are endless. Seasonal produce not only enhances the flavor of your dishes but also supports your health and the environment.


Take advantage of the fresh flavors of June and try out new recipes today. Your taste buds and your body will thank you!




On The Blog Mediterranean Diet Recipes using May Seasonal Produce:

Arugula :



Cucumbers:






Radish:


Now, let's delve into the seasonal produce February offers for your Mediterranean diet grocery list:

Mayazbites Word of Encouragement and Call to Action:

As you start to embrace seasonal and local eating, remember that every small choice you make can have a meaningful impact. You don't have to go all out along as you are trying! This can be by trying out a new seasonal veggie or opting for a seasonal favorite. Whether you're browsing your neighborhood farmer's market or selecting produce at your local grocery store, try to prioritize seasonal ingredients that reflect the abundance of each season. By nourishing your body with the bounty of the earth and supporting local food systems, you're not just enjoying delicious meals – you're contributing to a healthier, more sustainable future for yourself and generations to come. Start incorporating seasonal and local foods into your diet today, and experience the countless benefits they have to offer.


Kindly,

Maya Oueichek, MBA, RDN


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