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June 27, 2016 / Nicole Villeneuve

Seasonal Snapshot: What Is in Season in July

Peach pizza seasonal recipe July

Eating in line with the seasons is not only great for your body and the planet, it’s also a terrific tool for the budget-conscious home cook. If you’re looking for some seasonal cooking inspiration—and happen to live in the US, Canada or elsewhere in the Northern Hemisphere—here’s a little peek at what is in season in July.

(Pro tip: You can search for these ingredients on the PlateJoy Meal Queue to find recipes that celebrate them!)




Green beans
Summer squash

Try some of our favorite summertime recipes!

Take a big bite of summer by trying out some of our warm weather favorites in this month’s featured Plate Joy meals:

To make the most of the summer season - and eating in line with nature - consider adding foods from the lists above to make up the bulk of your meals.

Many of these are great for summer’s best cooking technique: the grill! Check out some of our favorite ways to adapt perfectly summery recipes for outdoor cooking here.

Nicole Villeneuve

Nicole Villeneuve is a certified Diabetes Prevention Lifestyle Coach. A graduate of Yale University, she previously worked in book publishing, with a focus on cookbooks and health, and ran the food blog Paper and Salt. Her writing has been featured in Bon Appetit, Food & Wine, The New York Times Magazine, The Paris Review, and The Daily Beast. Nicole lives in San Francisco and loves cooking, reading, exploring new restaurants, and running by the ocean. You can (very occasionally) find her on Twitter.

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