12 Summer Fruit and Veggie Recipes

Credit: Leigh Beisch


These crisp and cool veggies are for much more than salads (and spa treatments). They can be used in gazpachos and substituted for celery in tuna and chicken salad recipes.

Health benefits include:
• Contains silica, which improves the complexion and health of the skin
• Good source of fiber, potassium, and magnesium

Harvest season: June-November

Try this recipe: Pickled Ginger Cucumbers

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