Also in season
ese recipes come from previous issues of Healthy Food Guide, and are developed in consultation with a dietitian. healthyfoodguide.com.au
Beans Pick when pods have formed but seeds have not fully developed. Pods quickly become fibrous as they mature, so check plants every two days and collect what’s ready. Use scissors or carefully snap off, so you don’t damage the bean or the plant.
Blueberry Ripe blueberries are plump and uniformly blue, and should fall into your hand without tugging. The longer they stay on the bush, the sweeter they are. Keep what you don’t immediately eat for up to a week in the fridge, and freeze excess for later use.
Radish These mature very quickly and are best eaten young (above). Don’t leave in the ground too long or they become tough and bitter. Check regularly and pull up anything that has reached mature size. Wash and store in the fridge if you are not ready to use them.
apricot asian greens asparagus banana blackberry blackcurrant cabbage carrot celery cherry cucumber eggplant gooseberry honeydew lettuce lychee mango onion passionfruit pawpaw peach pineapple rambutan rocket rockmelon silverbeet snow pea spring onion strawberry watermelon