Spring is finally here. The weather is getting (slightly) warmer and the days are beginning to get longer. It’s also the season of vibrant colors and fresh flavors in the kitchen. So long, hearty casseroles and warming stews. Hello, strawberry spinach salads and pasta primavera!
As we transition into April and May, this is also a great time to incorporate seasonality into your weekly dinner menu. There are plenty of benefits to eating seasonally. It’s fresher and tastier. It’s more nutritious for you and better for the environment. It's how we decide which products to offer to your porch box next.
We have rounded up seven of our products that will shake off any lingering winter blues. (Like something you see? Click the product name to add it to your order!)
Pacific Coast Fruit Zucchini Noodles
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Pacific Coast Fruit Cauliflower Rice
Cauliflower has been gaining traction in the culinary world. What was once considered a simple, unimaginative vegetable is now replacing popular (and carb heavy) food. Pacific Coast Fruit chops fresh, local cauliflower into crumbles until it resembles a rice-like consistency. The veggie-starch swap is versatile and can turn any popular dish into a low-carb, gluten-free version: sushi, burrito bowls, pizza crust. Add to your order here.
Cucina Fresca Asparagus Ravioli
Spring brings fresh flavors to the kitchen, which means Cucina Fresca’s Asparagus Ravioli is perfect this time of year. The seasonal ravioli features egg pasta filled with asparagus, ricotta, and imported Romano cheese. Cucina Fresca makes their pasta from scratch in small batches in Seattle using fresh, natural ingredients creating superior quality. For an easy and flavorful meal, pair with either a lemon-brown butter sauce or a garlic white wine cream sauce. We're delivering the ravioli for a limited time only, so don't delay!
Schwartz Brothers Bakery Lemon Dessert Bars
Schwartz Brothers Bakery Lemon Dessert Bars will make your life sweeter, one bite at a time. A tangy lemon filling is layered on top of a buttery shortbread crust that’s then finished with a dusting of powdered sugar. If it tastes like it’s made from scratch, that’s because it is! Since 1973, the local bakery uses scratch recipes that include the best ingredients. Pairs perfectly with a hot cup of coffee on a spring morning. We’re selling these delectable delights for a limited time only!
Fresh Express Baby Spinach
Whether raw or cooked, spinach is an excellent ingredient to have on hand! This leafy green can elevate any meal, whether hot or cold. From salads and wraps to soups and pasta dishes, it’s a rich source of iron with a mild and delicate taste. Get Fresh Express Baby Spinach delivered to your door.
Crunch Pak Apple Slices Snack Pack
While fresh-sliced apples have been a go-to snack for centuries, enjoying them requires a bit of work. Like, eight steps! From finding the freshest apples to using eagle-eye precision when slicing to bagging them up. (Who has time for that on a busy Monday morning?) Crunch Pak, which was started by a group of Washington state apple growers, has narrowed it down to three steps. The best of the bunch - selected by seasonality and product quality - are sliced, gently washed with all-natural vitamins and minerals, then packed into a recyclable packaging. Now that’s some smart snacking!
Cal-Organic Farms Rainbow Baby Carrots
Rainbow-hued carrots are so much fun! Deep purples, dark reds, and bright yellows, Cal-Organic Farms rainbow carrots offer more than just beauty. They are jammed with nutrients and vitamins, along with being a great source of fiber, potassium, and vitamin C. Pack them into lunches for a healthy snack or sauté in brown butter and garlic creating a delicious side dish.