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Celebrate National Fruits & Veggies Month with Our Berry Fresh Recipes


National Fruits & Veggies Month (NFVM) is a month-long celebration of everyone’s favorite plants—fruits and veggies! This celebration is a reminder of the nutrition that nature offers in the form of fruits and vegetables—including fresh berries fro  m California Giant Berry Farms. Fresh strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries are thought to provide a number of impressive health benefits. The oh-so sweet flavor of berries does more than satisfy your taste buds—these bright, colorful fruits are rich in antioxidants, keeping you stronger and healthier. If that's not enough to get you to boost your daily dose of berries, we think the following nutritional facts are! 

Now, let’s get ready to celebrate with 8 of our favorite recipes—all featuring fresh, good-for-you fruits and vegetables! 


Berry Nourish Bowl  


Blueberries, avocado and sweet potatoes bring additional nutrition and color to this superfood packed Berry Nourish Bowl. Chickpeas and chicken pack this recipe with protein, while pumpkin seeds add in some healthy fats to keep you feeling full and energized.  


Ultimate Mediterranean Quinoa & Berry Salad  


Bright and flavorful berries from California Giant Berry Farms are the star of this unique salad! This delicious salad melds together fresh fruits and vegetables in an unforgettable way – for the ultimate boost in nutrition and feel-good.   


Fresh Salad with Grilled Strawberries, Celery, Berries & Burrata  


A fresh salad topped with strawberries, celery, berries, and burrata with a citrus vinaigrette is a great go-to recipe to enjoy the fresh produce in your fridge. Arugula and celery offer delightful crunch, while sweet blueberries, raspberries and heart-healthy strawberries provide a nutrient-rich boost.  

Blackened Chicken Tacos with Strawberry Salsa   

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Protein? Check. Fresh fruit? Check. Fresh vegetables? Check! This blackened chicken tack recipe features a delightful fresh strawberry salsa that pops as a topping on chicken tacos. Other fresh ingredients such as radish, red onion and jalapeno add depth of flavor, making for a recipe you’ll have on rotation year-round.  

Blackberry-Bourbon Chutney, Raspberry-Pickled Carrots, Humboldt Fog & Arugula Salad  
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This recipe is sure to become a household favorite. It’s bursting with flavor, and showcases the versatility of California Giant Berry Farms berries. Best of all? It’s loaded with a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables – making it a healthy indulgence.   

Chipotle Grilled Corn, Almond & Berry Salad 


Feel satisfied with this loaded salad featuring raspberries, blackberries, corn, spicy almonds and arugula. This gluten-free marvel is packed with whole, nutritious ingredients that give you a great option for a quick lunch or dinnertime fix. 


Strawberry Sweet Potato Toast 


This California Giant Strawberry Sweet Potato Toast is a delicious snack that’s filled with nourishing ingredients! Add this recipe to your 2021 rotation for a wholesome and savory breakfast.  


Tender Roasted Salmon with a Silky Blueberry Glaze 


Elevate your roasted salmon recipe with a sweet and tangy California Giant blueberry glaze. In just ten minutes and 5 ingredients, this silky blueberry glaze will add a bright berry spark to your gluten-free dish. 


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