June is Fresh Fruits & Veggies Month! Here’s 15 Ways We Want to Celebrate Fruit This Summer

RecWednesdaysBadge2Welcome back to Recipe Wednesday; another avenue to promote your very best content, this time in the form of your most favorite recipes on your blog. Each Wednesday when you visit HLB you’ll find the theme for the newest recipe round up.

Some weeks our themes read like cookbook chapters, spotlight ingredients or flavors, or simply request the best recipe for a certain situation. Find an appropriate recipe from your blog archives to fit the theme and add to the link up. Or be inspired to create a new theme-friendly dish worth posting about before next Wednesday.

Each week we feature a handful of our favorite recipes from our HLB Members [learn how to become a Member here: HLB Membership How-To,] giving even more exposure to some of the best you’ve shared from your own kitchen. Let’s get to it, shall we?

Did you know that June is National Fresh Fruits and Veggies Month? Today’s topic is all about the best fruity ways to celebrate! Here are some of our favorite recipes starring fruit ingredients from around the HLB community to add to your meal plan this month: 

No-Cook Dark Cherry Chia Jam from The Healthy Family and Home // You can make this easy and healthy Clean Eating No-Cook Dark Cherry Chia Jam in about 5 minutes with just a few ingredients you probably already have on hand! There’s no need to heat up the stove top and dirty a saucepan to make this super easy recipe.

Red, White, and Blue Banana Ice Cream Bars from Food Faith Fitness // These red, white and blue vegan banana ice cream bars are gluten/dairy free and only 7 ingredients. The perfect healthy treat for summer!

Hydrating Fruit Salad with Honey and Mint from Healthy Delicious // This hydrating fruit salad will be a staple at your barbecues this summer. Plus you can turn it into refreshing spa water!

Granola Fruit Pizza from Eat Spin Run Repeat // A fun idea for breakfast, brunch or a healthy snack, this gluten-free vegan Granola Fruit Pizza is totally customizable with your favourite toppings.

Peach and Tomato Panzanella Salad from Dietitian Debbie Dishes // This simple peach and tomato panzanella salad is the best way to enjoy the best of summer produce before it’s gone!

Ginger Peach Turkey Tenderloin from The Lean Green Bean // This Grilled Ginger Peach Turkey Tenderloin is perfect for a healthy lunch or dinner. The marinade is made with just five simple ingredients and cooks quickly on the grill!  

Poppy Seed Fruit Salad from How Sweet Eats // This dressing is absolutely incredible. I could not stop eating the fruit salad. Eddie was eating the fruit salad over the sink straight from the bowl after he ate five fajitas because it was so good.

Grilled Papaya Pineapple Salsa from Jeanette’s Healthy Living // Try serving this Grilled Papaya Pineapple Salsa on top of grilled chicken, fish or shrimp. You’ll feel like you’re on a tropical island.

Banana-Mango Pina Colada Parfaits from Iowa Girl Eats // Banana-Mango Pina Colada Parfaits will give you the taste of the tropics without having to step foot on a plane! This fresh and gluten-free dessert recipe is the perfect escape, and great for entertaining.

Peach Zucchini Smoothie Bowl from The Lean Green Bean // This Peach Zucchini Smoothie Bowl is the perfect way to add some extra vegetables to your smoothie! Frozen zucchini adds creaminess without changing the flavor. 

Apple Ginger Lemon Smoothie from Erin’s Inside Job // It’s a great combination of sweet, tart, and spicy. If you’re a fan of these ingredients like me, you’re definitely in for a treat with this smoothie!

Heart Healthy Blueberry Spinach Salad from Kim’s Cravings // This Heart Healthy Blueberry Spinach Salad is a light and refreshing salad completely loaded with good stuff: sweet apple slices, blueberries, feta cheese, walnuts, fibrous heart healthy spinach and tossed in a flavorful balsamic vinegar.

Pomegranate and Raspberry Kale Salad from Brittany Bendall Fitness // This recipe is super simple to put together and so delicious.  You only need a few ingredients but I promise you will love it!

Rainbow Fruit Toast from Heather Disarro // Another recipe that’s not really a recipe per se, but just a fantastic combination of good ingredients. Isn’t that what a recipe is, though, at the heart of it all right?

Healthy Strawberry Yogurt Fruit Dip from Dietitian Debbie Dishes // Up your healthy snack game with this simple strawberry yogurt fruit dip made with Dole frozen strawberries, yogurt, and maple syrup. Perfect for meal prepping on the weekend for the week ahead. 

Now it’s time for the link up!  Find a recipe on your blog showcasing your fruity favorites and link it up below. We’ll also be sharing some of our favorite fruit-featuring recipes we’ve found on our members’ blogs on social media today with the hashtag #GetYourFreggies

If you don’t have a recipe that fits this week’s theme on your blog, why not make one and share it this week? Let HLB’s Recipe Wednesday series be a pool of inspiration for your recipe creation and post ideas.

Please limit yourself to 2 recipes per blogger. If you enjoy our weekly roundups, we’d love if you shared about Recipe Wednesdays with your blends and followers!


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