Marvelous May is upon us! Enjoy 16 delicious vegetarian recipes which showcase fresh May produce: mango, strawberries, broccoli and okra.
Each month, I team up with food bloggers from around the world to bring you the best of the best recipes using fruits & vegetables that are in season. Not only is fresh, ripe produce the most delicious… it’s also the cheapest! We all have our favorites, but keep life exciting and fresh by trying something new. Or, maybe try a new way of cooking a trusted favorite… roasted strawberries? mango hummus? broccoli twice baked potatoes? crispy Indian okra?
There is so much deliciousness waiting for you!
Mango is In Season
It’s worth it to let fresh mango ripen in a windowsill until it’s candy-sweet and mouthwatering. If you can resist the temptation to just eat them raw, these four amazing mango recipes are worth making!
All Natural Mango Popsicles by Kat at Homemade Interest
Mango Avocado Salsa by Caitlyn at Erhardts Eat
Mango Curry Hummus Tandoori Roasted Red Pepper Panini by Eden at Yup It’s Vegan
Vegan No Bake Mango Cheesecake by Sylvie at The Foodie Journey
Strawberries are Ripe
Around the world, we all gather to enjoy the sweet perfection of strawberries. This summer, try a creative way to use them in recipes! Maybe a pasta salad, spinach salad, homemade froyo or even gorgeous roasted berries are calling your name.
Strawberry Frozen Yogurt by Lauren at Downshiftology
Strawberry Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing by Claire at Eat With Clarity
Broccoli gives a boost of nutrients, flavor and texture to so many delicious dishes. Notice how the broccoli contrasts to other flavors & textures in these four dishes: broccoli with creamy potato, jammy egg, and smooth noodles.
Twice Baked Broccoli Kale Potatoes with Cashew Avocado Cream by Erica at Erica’s Recipes
The Best Broccoli Salad with Potatoes and Herbs by Kate at Veggie Desserts
Egg Broccoli Corn Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing by Aleksandra at Everyday Delicious
Vegetable Chow Mein by Courtney at Love and Good Stuff
Okra is Ready to Eat
If the first word you think of for okra is “slimy”, you are in for a TREAT. Southern fried okra may be the most common here in the US. But around the world – especially India – the ways of preparing okra is astoundingly delicious!
Easy Bhindi Sabzi by Saima at Indian Ambrosia
Crispy 5 Ingredient Blistered Okra and Tomatoes by Moop at Food Fidelity