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Back to school and work! For many of us, February signals a return to school or work after hopefully having a bit of a break in January. For families with kids, the school/sport/homework/social whirlwind kicks in and it’s time to think about healthy lunch boxes.

It’s also a time to have some simple and tasty recipes up our sleeves for those days when there just isn’t too much time (or energy!) to cook. It can also be a time for budget consciousness after the holiday season. Fresh produce is cheap and in abundance after a good growing season, so this month I am going to be looking at how to make the most of this bounty, while saving time, energy and money!

February | vegetables & herbs

  • Basil
  • Capsicum
  • Celery
  • Chillies
  • Coriander
  • Corn
  • Cucumber
  • Eggplant
  • Fennel
  • Garlic
  • Green beans
  • Leek
  • Lemongrass
  • Lettuce
  • Mint
  • Onion
  • Oregano
  • Peas
  • Potato
  • Radish
  • Rhubarb
  • Sage
  • Shallots (green/springonions)
  • Snow peas
  • Squash
  • Sugar Snap Peas
  • Tarragon
  • Thyme
  • Zucchini

February | fruit

  • Banana
  • Blackberry
  • Blueberry
  • Fig
  • Grapes
  • Honeydew
  • Kiwifruit
  • Lemon
  • Lime
  • Lychee
  • Mango
  • Nectarine
  • Passionfruit
  • Peach
  • Pineapple
  • Plum
  • Raspberries
  • Rockmelon
  • Starfruit
  • Strawberry
  • Tamarillo
  • Watermelon
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