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The Best Spring Vegetables and What to Do With Them


There are a million reasons the start of spring is exciting. The smell of fresh, green grass. Flowers. Warm, sunny days. Warm, rainy days. But are you really surprised that our favorite is…spring vegetables?!

After all, there are only so many things you can do with sweet potatoes and winter squash before you get a little sick of root veggies.

Spring means the return of bright, crisp greens, crunchy asparagus, and sweet snap peas (plus rare cult-favorites like ramps and fiddlehead ferns). The vegetables literally taste like the season itself.

To help you fully appreciate all of that, we’re sharing healthy facts about our favorite in-season produce as well as how to cook and eat the veggies, below. See you at the farmers’ market!

6 Spring Vegetables and How to Eat Them