There’s still plenty of seasonal UK grown fruit and veg throughout December (when you look carefully for it!) – plus, it works out cheaper than any intensively grown out of season produce. Here’s a list of what you can buy in December in the UK…
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Just a quick note… Be aware that even though these foods are seasonal, supermarkets may still be using-up supplies of these veggies that have been stored since last year! Physically check that your fresh food is firm and ripe. Unfortunately, there’s no other way of knowing when the food was picked, as supermarkets refuse to let this information be known publicly. If you do end up with food that doesn’t last because it’s so old, vote with your feet and shop elseware.
And, if you’d like to know what’s seasonal at any time of year, visit my seasonal foods page here.
- Spring onions
- Sweet potatoes
Which such a range of fresh fruit, veggies and fish available at this time of year – who needs out of season foods anyway!
How to save more money whilst feeding your family on a budget…
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- Making life easier – problem solving when it comes to fitting healthy food and extra cooking into a busy lifestyle.
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- Shopping tips – tactics that help me beat the supermarkets at their own game so I can keep my hard-earned cash in my pocket, not theirs!
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