Looking for simple sides that go with those real easy recipes you’re cooking? I have a handful of no cook sides for dinner that I always keep on hand. One of those is fresh seasonal fruit.
This time of year I always keep the following fresh fruits in my refrigerator crisper drawers:
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- bananas (ok, not in my fridge)
This time of year, when I go to the grocery store, these are common fruits that I grab every trip. (I will soon share my list of veggies.)
What I love is that none of this has to be cooked. They partner perfectly with so many dinners and there is no heating up the kitchen.
Usually I just choose one per night as the side, but sometimes I will offer two when it is something that is sliced up like cantaloupe or watermelon.
In the winter time I add and swap out things like seasonal oranges, clementines, pears, kiwis, etc.
Try utilizing fresh seasonal fruits this next week when you meal plan. I think you will find it is an easy routine to get into.
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