Organic Produce: January Report

You’ll make the most nutritious—and delicious—produce choices when you buy locally grown organic fruits and vegetables that are in season. It’s also the most economical way to shop the produce aisle.

Here are the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s top peak-season choices. Grapes and sweet potatoes come off last month’s list.

  • Apples
  • Avocados
  • Bananas
  • Bell peppers
  • Broccoli
  • Carrots
  • Lettuce
  • Mushrooms
  • Onions
  • Oranges
  • Pears

Click here to find a farmer’s market near you.

Recipes to Inspire You

  1. Confetti Apple Slaw
  2. Granny Smith Guacamole
  3. Frozen Honey Banana Pops
  4. Spicy Nutmeg Carrots
  5. Home-Style Minestrone
  6. Wilted Greens with Pinot Pears
  7. Pear and Chocolate Spread
  8. Orange and Radish Salad with Cinnamon Vinaigrette
  9. Red Beet and Blood Orange Salad
  10. Warm Griddle Salad with Chicken and Apples
  11. Romaine, Pecan and Pear Salad

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  • hope chest  January 3, 2010 at 12:42 am

    Thanks for the links! I have been trying to go organic since last year and it was all because of this blog! I like it!

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