May in the Market

May in the Market

As we move into May, the farmers' markets are brimming with fresh, vibrant produce. This is the perfect time to take advantage of the season’s bounty and incorporate these healthy and wholesome ingredients into your meals. Here are some key produce items you can find this month, along with a delicious May recipe featuring Zimms Organics Heal Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO).

Seasonal Produce for May

  • Asparagus
  • Strawberries
  • Radishes
  • Spinach
  • Green Beans
  • Peas
  • Arugula
  • Rhubarb
  • Spring Onions
  • New Potatoes

Fresh Asparagus and Strawberry Salad

May brings a delightful combination of sweet and savory flavors. These are demonstrated perfectly by this fresh asparagus and strawberry salad. This dish is light, refreshing, and packed with nutrients, making it an ideal choice for a healthy meal.


  • 4 tablespoons Zimms Organics Heal EVOO
  • 1 bunch of asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 cup strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 cups arugula or mixed greens
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Prepare the Asparagus: Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C). Toss the asparagus with 1 tablespoon of Zimms EVOO, salt, and pepper. Spread it out on a baking sheet and roast for 10-12 minutes, until tender and slightly charred.
  2. Assemble the Salad: In a large salad bowl, combine the roasted asparagus, strawberries, arugula or mixed greens, and crumbled feta cheese.
  3. Make the Dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together the remaining 3 tablespoons of Zimms Heal EVOO and the balsamic vinegar. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Dress the Salad: Drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss gently to combine.
  5. Serve: Sprinkle the toasted almonds on top just before serving for an added crunch.

Enjoy in Good Health!

This asparagus and strawberry salad is a wonderful way to enjoy the fresh flavors of May. The combination of sweet strawberries, savory asparagus, and the richness of Zimms Heal EVOO makes this dish a standout. Plus, it’s packed with vitamins, minerals, and healthy fats to support your overall well-being. Enjoy this delightful salad as a light lunch, a side dish, or a starter for your springtime meals.

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