What’s Seasonal Fruit and Vegetables in May

The current global cost of living crisis has resulted in a significant increase in food prices. However, having knowledge of which fruits and vegetables are in season can potentially help save money. Below are the fruits and vegetables that are in season during the month of May.

Fruit In Season

  • Apples
  • Apricots
  • Blackberries
  • Blueberries
  • Cantalope
  • Cherries
  • Grapefruit
  • Lemon
  • Limes
  • Mangos
  • Oranges
  • Nectarines
  • Peaches
  • Plums
  • Raspberries
  • Strawberries

Vegetables in Season

  • Artichokes
  • Avacado
  • Asparagus
  • Beets
  • Bell Peppers
  • Brocolli
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Califlower
  • Celery
  • Cucumber
  • Endive
  • Fave Beans
  • Funnel
  • Kale and Leeks
  • Parnsips
  • Onions and Potatoes

May Seasonal Breakfast Recipes

asparagus and goat cheese frittata

Here are some breakfast recipe ideas featuring seasonal ingredients for the month of May:

Strawberry Banana Smoothie Bowel

Blend together frozen strawberries, banana, and yogurt to make a thick smoothie. Top with fresh sliced strawberries, granola, and chia seeds.

Rhubarb Oatmeal

Cook rolled oats with almond milk and chopped rhubarb until tender. Stir in honey and a pinch of cinnamon. Serve with a dollop of Greek yogurt.

Avocado Toast with Radishes

Toast sourdough bread and spread mashed avocado on top. Sprinkle with sliced radishes, salt, and pepper. Drizzle with olive oil.

Asparagus and Goat Cheese Frittata

Whisk together eggs and goat cheese. Sauté asparagus in a skillet and pour the egg mixture over the asparagus. Cook until set and golden brown.

May Seasonal Lunch Ideas

Grilled Vegetable Wrap

Spinach and Strawberry Salad

Combine fresh spinach, sliced strawberries, sliced almonds, and crumbled feta cheese. Drizzle with balsamic vinaigrette.

Grilled Asparagus and Lemon Chicken

Marinate chicken in lemon juice and olive oil. Grill chicken and asparagus until tender. Serve with quinoa or brown rice.


Blend together tomatoes, cucumbers, red bell peppers, garlic, and olive oil. Chill and serve with croutons.

Grilled Vegetable Wrap

Grill zucchini, eggplant, and red onion. Spread hummus on a tortilla and top with the grilled vegetables, mixed greens, and crumbled feta cheese.

May Seasonal Dinner Ideas

Lemon Garlic Shrimp Skewers

Grilled Salmon with Strawberry Salsa

Marinate salmon in olive oil, lime juice, and cilantro. Grill salmon and serve with a fresh salsa made of diced strawberries, red onion, jalapeño, and lime juice.

Spring Vegetable Risotto

Sauté asparagus, green peas, and leeks. Add arborio rice and vegetable broth and cook until creamy. Stir in grated Parmesan cheese and fresh herbs.

Lemon Garlic Shrimp Skewers

Thread shrimp onto skewers and brush with a mixture of olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, and honey. Grill until cooked through and serve with a mixed green salad.

Grilled Chicken with Grilled Vegetables

Marinate chicken in Italian dressing. Grill chicken and vegetables such as zucchini, eggplant, and bell peppers until tender. Serve with brown rice or quinoa.

May Season Dessert Ideas

Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberry Shortcake

Slice fresh strawberries and sprinkle with sugar. Top with whipped cream and serve with a biscuit or sponge cake

Blueberry Lemon Bars

Mix together flour, sugar, and butter to make a crust. Top with a mixture of eggs, sugar, lemon juice, and fresh blueberries. Bake until set and top with powdered sugar.

Mixed Berry Tart

Bake a tart shell and fill it with a mixture of whipped cream cheese and sugar. Top with fresh mixed berries such as strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries.

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Love, Bee xxx

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