21 Genius Ways To Eat The Best In-Season Produce (Before Summer's Over!)

We all know the benefits of eating seasonally — produce is at it's peak in flavor and freshness and is often cheaper too. But sometimes the brief (at least in the North Eastern U.S.) summer season gets away from us.

I've compiled a list of foods that you absolutely must eat before the summer ends. Most of these foods are perfect as-is (or with a little sprinkle of sea salt) but here are some next-level recipes to inspire you to stock up at the farmer's market.

Tomatoes

1. Roasted Tomatoes with Polenta (pictured) by Pinch of Yum

2. Caprese Salad by The Pioneer Woman

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Berries

3. Blueberry Pie Bars (pictured) by Minimalist Baker

4. Paleo Raspberry Mug Cake by A Girl Worth Saving

5. No Bake Oatmeal Raspberry Sandwich Cookies by Running to the Kitchen

Watermelon

6. Marbled Watermelon Popsicles (pictured) by Green Kitchen Stories

7. Minted Couscous with Watermelon and Feta Salad by Naturally Ella

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Peaches

8. Peach Summer Salad (pictured) by Stonefruit Espresso

9. "Super Butter" with Peach Slices by Faring Well

Plums

10. Stone Fruit Summer Guacamole (pictured) by Edible Perspective

11. Gluten-Free Plum Crisp by Cookie + Katie

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Zucchini

12. Grilled Zucchini with Lemon Labneh (pictured) by Naturally Ella

13. Thai Zucchini Soup by 101 Cookbooks

Eggplant

14. Vegan Eggplant "Meat"balls (pictured) by Skinny Taste

15. Summer Vegetable Chili by Some the Wiser

Cherries

16. Cherry Chia Jam with Overnight Oats (pictured) by Blissful Basil

17. Cherry Gazpacho by Savory Simple

Basil

18. Strawberry Basil Vegan Ice Cream (pictured) by Fettle Vegan

19. Pistachio Kale Pesto with Zucchini Noodles + Cherries by Edible Perpesctive

Corn

20. Tostadas with Smoky Sweet Corn Hummus (pictured) by Love & Lemons

21. Breakfast Succotash by Feasting At Home

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