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How To Eat Fresh Seasonal Food

​There’s nothing better than fresh, local produce at any time of year. New Zealand is home to a wide range of fresh seasonal fruit and vegetables that you'll be able to pick up from road side stalls and in local markets. The food is cheaper, delicious and perfect to be served up in style out of your camper! Here's a few pointers on what'​s in season right now, and what you'll find out on your travels through summer. Check out our suggestions on how to use them while on your camper road trip.

7 Fresh Fruit Snacks For "on the go" This Summer ​

Fresh Fruit Stall

Fresh Fruit Stall New Zealand​

  • Avocado
  • Blackberries
  • Blueberries
  • Kiwi Fruit
  • Nectarine
  • Plum
  • Strawberries

  • 7 Fresh Veggies To Drop Into Dinner

  • Capsicum
  • Carrot
  • Green Beans
  • Mushroom
  • Spinach
  • Sweetcorn
  • Tomato​


  • Seasonal Breakfast Options


  • Chopped fruit and berries with low fat yoghurt and a little honey
  • Grilled tomatoes and capsicum as sides to a poached or scrambled egg​
  • Smashed avocado on toast with eggs
  • ​​Egg Avocado On Toast

    ​    Egg Avocado On Toast​ 

        Fresh Fruit Yoghurt
  •     Fresh Fruit And Cereal​ 

    Seasonal Lunch Options

    • Veggie pizza topped with tomatoes, sweetcorn and capsicum ​
    • Grilled tomatoes and capsicum as sides to a poached or scrambled egg​

  • Chicken and veggies wraps

    ​    Chicken And Veggie Wraps

        Veggie Pizza
  •     Camper Made Pizza About To Be Topped With Fresh Veggies


    Seasonal Snack Option​​s

    • Strawberries and blueberries added to your cheese platter
    • Nectarines & plums provide the perfect portable between meal snacks

  • Seaonal Cheese Platter

    ​    Seasonal Fruit Platter With Locally Sourced Fruit

        
  • Seasonal Dinner Option​​s

    • Sliders with fresh tomato lettuce and capsicum (swap out pattie for a grilled portabello mushroom for a veggie option)
    • Chicken stir fry with chopped beans, capsicum, carrot and mushroom
  • Burgers Camper style

    ​    Sliders With Beef Patties (Or Portabello Mushrooms For A Veggie Option)

        Chicken Story Fry
  •     Chicken Stir Fry​ 


    With many road side stalls on the majorly travelled routes, and plentiful farmers markets filled with local fresh produce, you'll have plenty of opportunity to fill up with fresh food regularly!For more information on where to find your local farmers markets, see your local I-site information centre.​
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    Posted by:
    Britz Crew
    Posted on:
    10/12/2016
    Tags:
    Food, Camping, farmers markets, New Zealand
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