February is here and I always like to check to see what fruit and vegetables are in season for the month:
The following fruits and vegetables listed below are at their best and cheapest this month. These lists are for Australia, but if you live in the UK you can see what’s in season at Eat the Seasons UK and for North America Eat the Seasons US.
apple – aba, banana, berries – blackberry – blueberry – boysenberry – loganberry – raspberry – strawberry, fig, grapes – cardinal – muscat – sultana – waltham cross, guava, kiwifruit, lemon, lychee, mango, mangosteen, melons – honeydew – rockmelon – watermelon, nectarine, orange – valencia, passionfruit, peach, pears – howell – red sensation – williams, plums, prickly pear, rambutan, rhubarb, starfruit, tamarillo.
avocado – reed, beans – borlotti – butter – green – snake, capsicum, celery, chilli, choko, cucumber, daikon, eggplant, leek, lettuce, okra, onions – brown – salad – spring, peas – green – snow – sugar snap, radish, squash, sweetcorn, tomato, zucchini, zucchini flowers.
Our Family Menu Plan for this week.
Monday: Spaghetti Bolognaise
Tuesday: Chicken Stir Fry With Seasonal Vegetables
Wednesday: Spicy Chutney Chicken with Mixed Rice
Friday: Left Overs
Sunday: Sausages and Salad
If you like the look of this family menu plan, then you use this shopping list created by The Planning With Kids Free Menu Planner.
For more menu planning ideas head on over to Laura’s place at “I’m an Organizing Junkie“.