By: Delayna Fitzgerald

Does your diet need some spring cleaning? Well luckily for you, March 20th marked the first day of Spring! I know… finally, right?  A proper thank you is due to our dear friend, Winter. You brought us citrus, squash, and of course sweaters. However, It’s about time for a change of scenery, and that means a whole lot more than some spectacular Sunshine!

Spunky Spring brings us a variety of fruits and veggies to get excited about. I’m talkin’ about chowing down on some sweet strawberries in the breezy 70 degree weather. We’re jumping for joy because things are looking pretty bright and certainly fresh this Spring.

Here are 7 of Spring’s freshest gifts which are naturally paired with some equally fresh recipes from our friends at Raley’s. See you at the  Market! #KeepSacFresh

1. Artichokes

Boursin stuffed Stuffed Artichokes

1 artichoke

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2. Strawberries

Berry Bruchetta

2 strawberries

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3. Spinach

Creamy Spinach & Mushroom Polenta

3 Spinach
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 4. Asparagus

Chicken & Asparagus Bundles

4 asparagus
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5. Radishes

Pickled Radishes

5 radish
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6.  Apricot

Apricot Beer Tarts

6 Apricot
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 7. Garlic

Garlic Herb Butter

 7 Garlic
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