As the spring equinox sets in, it's like we all suddenly have a new lease on life. The birds are chirping, sun is shining, flowers are sprouting, and you probably feel like shedding a layer or two under the warmth of the bright sky. You wake up each day, ready to crush your goals with a smile on your face, and keeping that smile through the long hours of sunshine brought on this time of year.
There are so many ways to celebrate the change of seasons — so many, in fact, that it's hard to decide how to spend your days most of the time. Will you soak up the sun for a few hours? Taking a long walk with your dogs is never a bad idea. Maybe you should call your friends and spark up the propane for a last-minute BBQ. What about a game of whiffle ball? Indecisiveness this time of year is a good problem to have.
Better than racking your brain to determine the best ways to spend your day, however, is taking your butt to the kitchen. Open up the windows and let the sun shine in, then turn up Drake's new album, some old-school funk, or maybe some 90's rock — whatever mood you're feeling most. Pour yourself a refreshing spritzer, and realize the potential of seasonal foods. Avocado, strawberries, and carrots are only a few of the produce items that need to be on your grocery list, as they're having their three months of fame at the moment.
But what foods actually come back into season this time of year? Here's a quick refresher: