Recipes using seasonal fruits and vegetables – #CookBlogShare Week 35 & 36

Welcome to my latest #CookBlogShare post! This week (well two weeks as we finish off the summer holidays) I’ve rounded up the best recipes using seasonal fruits and vegetables. There are so many beautiful and delicious seasonal fruit and vegetables that need using up. Plus thanks to a brilliant group of bloggers we have plenty of inspiration for you.

There are still so many varieties of fresh fruit and vegetables available and It’s the best oppertunity to get creative in the kitchen. In this round up I have pulled together some brilliant recipes including main meals, chutneys and preserves, plus some sweet treats too.

Recipes using seasonal fruits and vegetables

Pasta Primavera in the Recipes using seasonal fruits and vegetables round up

Pasta Primavera with Peas and Asparagus by Carrie’s Kitchen is a veggie packed dish tossed with a zingy lemon and garlic sauce. Ready in 15 minutes, it’s easy and so versatile with all the flavours of Spring.

Recipes using seasonal fruits and vegetables

Beetroot Chorizo & Feta Salad by Farmersgirl Kitchen is a wonderful plate of tastes and textures. The beetroot brings a sweet earthy flavour, the chorizo is crisp and spicy and the feta brings a salty, creamy luxury to this simple salad plate. These diverse ingredients sit on a bed of fresh lettuce leaves and the whole dish is brought together by an oil and vinegar dressing sweetened with honey.

Chutney and Preserve recipes using seasonal fruits and vegetables

Spicy tomato chutney in the Recipes using seasonal fruits and vegetables round up

This spicy tomato chutney from Jess Eats and Travels, based on a Bengali recipe, is sweet without being sickly and spicy without being too hot. It’s makes a tasty condiment and lasts for 2+ months in the fridge. A great one to make when you’ve got a glut of tomatoes.

Date chutney

Date and tamarind chutney from Lost in Food is simple to make and transforms Indian food when added to it. Mildly spiced this sweet, rich chutney is a must for any curry night. Date and tamarind chutney is a joy to eat and transforms any dish you add it too. Mildly spiced with a rich, depth of flavour, this spicy date chutney is something I always have a jar of in my fridge.

green chutney in the Recipes using seasonal fruits and vegetables round up

Green chutney from Lost in Food is a fresh flavoured herb chutney made using coriander and mint, blended with chillies and lemon juice. The perfect accompaniment to any curry. Green chutney is simple to make and will transform any Indian dish. Spoon it over your curry, drizzle over your chaat snacks like puris, or for dipping samosas. But equally delicious added to your lunchtime chicken sandwich.

Easy Bakes with fresh apples and blackberries – Recipes using seasonal fruits and vegetables

Apple and blackberry scones

Fruity blackberry and apple scones from Tin and Thyme are made with wholemeal spelt flour and kefir, buttermilk or sour milk to add flavour and help with the rise. They’re easy to make, light and thoroughly delicious. Perfect for foraged autumnal blackberries, although it’s fine to use frozen at any time of the year.

Apple and blackberry bars - Recipes using seasonal fruits and vegetables

These blackberry oat bars from We Made This Vegan are soft, really tasty and naturally sweet and full of protein and goodness. These blackberry oatmeal bars are a perfect late summer / autumn snack, whenever you find that blackberries are in season.

A few of my favourite Recipes using seasonal fruits and vegetables;

What is CookBlogShare?

CookBlogShare is a community for food bloggers to share recipes and foodie posts and generally support the food blogging community. The community is centred around the #CookBlogShare linky.

It is a wonderful way for a wide range of food writers, recipe creators and bloggers to come together and share each other’s recipes.

The linky is now hosted regularly by Me (Sisley) from Sew White & Chloe from Feast Glorious Feast. New members are always welcome to join so make sure you invite your other food blogger friends!

The last linky was hosted by Melissa at who put together a collection of Best of Summer Harvest Recipes.

How to take part in this week’s #CookBlogShare


Scroll down to the linky widget and add your links. Make sure to read the rules so we can all share the love!

I’ll be commenting and sharing as many of the links as possible. They’ll also be pinned to the #CookBlogShare group Pinterest board.

Use the same hashtag #CookBlogShare on Instagram and social media and you can post your recipes in the CookBlogShare Facebook Page.


Scroll down to see what recipes have been linked up so far this week. Have a read and let us know what you think. Feel free to help share the love by sharing the recipes far and wide! You can also follow the #CookBlogShare hashtags on Twitter and Instagram to discover new and wonderful recipes.

The CookBlogShare Rules

You can link up any recipe or foodie posts you have. Both old and new posts are welcome as long as they have not been linked to #CookBlogShare before. There is no set theme but it is always sensible to think about upcoming seasons and holidays.

It is usually beneficial to link up towards the beginning of the week for maximum benefit to you.

You can link up to a maximum of 4 posts per linky.

Required – Add a link from your post(s) back to the host’s post. E.g. “I have linked this recipe to #CookBlogShare run by Sisley & Chloe which was hosted by {add your name} at {add a link to the post you are writing or your homepage}.

Required – For each recipe that you link up, choose at least 2 of the other recipes which have been linked that week, go to the blog post and leave a 5* rating & lovely positive comment. You might want to come back later in the week when more posts have been linked up – but don’t forget!

Required – Please also comment on at least one post from that week’s host. Their linked posts will be marked “HOST” in the title. Please note that a host might request that comments are not left on the linky post as this isn’t always the most beneficial place for a host to feel the love!

Help Support #CookBlogShare

Bonus – There is no set requirement but there are several other ways that you can help share the love with the other members linking up. These can include:

  • Pinning the recipe
  • Sharing or scheduling a share to your Facebook page
  • Sharing or scheduling a share to your Twitter Feed
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  • Hitting the heart icon in the bottom left corner if the blogger is using Grow.Me or Slicksteam.

Please note that by joining in, you are giving the #CookBlogShare hosts permission to use your pictures in a roundup and on social media if your recipe is selected as one of our favourites!

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CookBlogShare are always looking for new bloggers to become guest hosts. Please get in touch with one of the regular hosts or post in the Facebook group if you want to be added to the rota.


  • Follow #CookBlogShare on Instagram and like/comment on linked up posts.
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  • Keep up with the Facebook Group for roundup recipe requests and other shouts for help.
  • And do all these things yourself too!
  • Get involved with the Facebook Group. Ask questions, answer questions, share successes and generally be part of the awesome community!
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