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Winter, spring, summer, and fall each offer their own unique fruits and vegetables for distinct seasonal flavor. Learn to choose and use each season's best.

Spring Clean Your Diet

Fresh fruits and vegetables abound during the spring, so make room for these nutritional powerhouses. By: Katherine Brooking, M.S., R.D.

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Spring Morel Mushrooms
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Morel Mushrooms

Cone-shaped with a spongy texture, morels are a springtime delicacy making an entrance at fine restaurants and farmers' markets in early spring through late June. A member of the truffle family, these wild mushrooms are best known for their honeycomb texture and nutty flavor. The spongy texture of morels make them ideal for soaking up flavorful sauces. Pair with other spring veggies like asparagus, spring onions, and green peas or toss in pastas, sautés, and salads.

View Recipe: Chicken Scallopine with Morels and Spring Vegetables

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