Embrace the Bounty of June Strawberries!

As we step into the vibrant month of June, the world around us is blossoming with life, color, and warmth. This is the perfect time to embrace the holistic lifestyle, and nourish our bodies with seasonal foods including strawberries & spinach.

June’s Seasonal Foods in Ontario

June is a fantastic month for fresh, local produce. Here are some of the seasonal delights you can find in Ontario this month, along with their health benefits:

  1. Asparagus: Rich in vitamins A, C, E, and K, asparagus is a powerhouse of antioxidants. It’s great for detoxification and supports healthy skin.
  2. Rhubarb: This tangy vegetable is high in fiber and vitamin K. It aids digestion and can be used in a variety of recipes, from pies to savory dishes.
  3. Strawberries: Sweet and juicy, strawberries are packed with vitamin C, manganese, and antioxidants. They are perfect for boosting the immune system and promoting heart health.
  4. Peas: Fresh peas are a good source of plant-based protein, vitamins, and minerals. They support digestion and help maintain stable blood sugar levels.
  5. Spinach: This leafy green is incredibly nutrient-dense, offering iron, calcium, and magnesium. It’s excellent for bone health and maintaining energy levels.

Strawberry Spinach Salad Recipe

Celebrate the season with a refreshing Strawberry Spinach Salad that’s perfect for any summer meal.

Strawberry Spinach Salad

Refreshing Strawberry Spinach Salad
Cook Time10 minutes
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Clean Eating
Diet: Vegetarian
Keyword: salad
Servings: 2 servings
Author: Nicole Camba RHN at NicoleCamba.com

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh spinach leaves
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinaigrette

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, combine spinach leaves and sliced strawberries.
  • Sprinkle with crumbled feta cheese and chopped walnuts.
  • Drizzle with balsamic vinaigrette and toss gently to coat.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy the burst of flavors and nutrients!

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