6 Summer Recipes for Your Seasonal Produce

Eating seasonally helps reduce harmful emissions related to transporting out-of-season produce and goods from other parts of the world. Plus, buying locally grown produce supports the local economy. Summer in Tennessee is hot and humid, perfect for the sweet and juicy fruits and vegetables that grow this time of year. Try one of these recipes if you’re looking for something to do with your latest farmers market haul.

Creamy Pineapple Cucumber Smoothie

This refreshing smoothie would make a great breakfast on a hot summer morning.

Charred Peach Margarita

Next time you pick up some fresh peaches from The Peach Truck, try their charred peach margarita. It’s also a great way to celebrate National Grilling Month!

Strawberry Watermelon Kale Salad

It isn’t summer without watermelon! Kick yours up a notch with strawberries and kale.

Grilled Summer Squash

Take this grilled summer squash with chow-chow chimichurri to your next cookout.

Blueberry White Chocolate Cookies

Blueberries thrive in the summer time and add beautiful color to these delicious cookies.

Dairy-Free Chocolate Ice Cream

July is also National Ice Cream Month. Make your own at home with this sustainable, dairy-free recipe.

Be sure to bookmark Pick TN Products to find local products all year.

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