Snacking in Season: A List of Spring Fruits Ripe for Eating

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Snacking in Season: A List of Spring Fruits Ripe for Eating

Investing in fruits that are in season not only gives you the freshest options but also saves you money. Buying spring fruits during this time of year is less costly because farmers grow an abundance of these crops. With more than enough fruit to go around, the prices are lower for shoppers.

If you’re looking to enjoy the beautiful spring weather with a fresh snack this season, here are a few fruits you can eat now that winter has past and the sunshine is here to stay:

Cherries
Bowl of cherries, color enhanced

Photo courtesy of Cary Bass on Flickr

With the cherry blossoms in full bloom, you can look forward to snacking on these fruits as a sweet spring treat. Cherries are especially delicious in deserts so if you want to try to baking fresh cherries into a pie you can try this recipe to celebrate spring.

Oranges
Photo by Hannah Lin

Photo by Hannah Lin

These citrus fruits are dripping with fresh springtime flavor. Enjoying a juicy orange under the sun is the quintessential snack for cooling off under the warm, spring sunshine. Looking to impress your friends? Learn how to peel an orange in one piece.

Kiwi
Photo by Justin Shannin

Photo by Justin Shannin

Though kiwi are usually associated with tropical recipes, they are not strictly summer fruits. These tiny, tasty fruits grow in abundance during the spring. Check out these different ways to cut a kiwi.

Strawberries
Photo by Mackenzie Barth

Photo by Mackenzie Barth

Snacking on sweet strawberries is a sure sign that spring has sprung. If you want to incorporate strawberries into your spring diet, try this simple strawberry shortcake recipe.

You can welcome the warmth of spring with these fresh, seasonal fruits now that winter has finally melted away.

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