Organic Produce: December Report

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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:

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

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A Dozen 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. California Waldorf Salad
  11. Warm Griddle Salad with Chicken and Apples
  12. Romaine, Pecan and Pear Salad

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