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Seasonal ingredients of august

August marks the end of our South African winter, which means that the selection of seasonal fruit and vegetables changes.  During this period of time, you should expect the following fresh produce: grapefruit, lemons, limes, oranges, and naartjies, as well as avocados, apples, dates, pears and pawpaw, asparagus, beetroot, broccoli, fennel, Jerusalem artichokes, kale spinach, parsnips, pumpkin and watercress. In the cool winter months, why not prepare a comforting and delicious pie or bake, made from seasonal vegetables such as pumpkin, broccoli and kale spinach.

If you’re looking to improve on your healthy lifestyle and would like to add these colourful bursts of goodness to your meals, be sure to click here for a variety of tasty recipes.