11 Fresh Fruit and Veggie Recipes for Spring

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As temperatures rise, nothing beats a sweet, juicy piece of fruit or the crisp crunch of a fresh veggie. This spring, —not only will you be helping the environment (think of the gas it takes to transport produce), but you'll also be supporting your local farmers. Here are 11 delicious fruits and veggies to enjoy.

Cherries begin to ripen in April, making their tart taste perfect for your favorite spring recipes. Health benefits include:

• The ability to reduce inflammation
• Anthocyanins, a type of antioxidant that may protect against heart disease and diabetes

Harvest season: April–July

Try this recipe: Cherry Compote Over Goat Cheese

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