It’s almost summer in NYC, and shedding remnants of a chilly spring means throwing sweaters in the depths of your closet to make room for shorts and tanks. With lighter garb comes lighter fare, and your fridge could probably use a wardrobe change. New fruits and veggies are in season so why not change up your recipe options? Here are some summertime produce and our favorite Spoon recipes to match.

1. Sesame Ginger Chicken with Pineapple

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Photo by Shalayne Pulia

If you love presentation as much as you love pineapple, you’re in for a treat. This Sesame Ginger Chicken with Pineapple recipe also boasts some serious health benefits from coconut oil and broccoli.

2. Asparagus Fries

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Photo by MaryRachel Bulkeley

Antioxidant-rich asparagus is the perfect starch replacement for these fries and you won’t even notice a difference in that perfect crunch.

3. Chocolate Avocado Mousse

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Photo by Danielle Cahoon

Chocolate avocado desserts have popped up all over vegan food blogs, but you don’t have to be dairy-free to love this mousse.

4. Mango Coleslaw Sliders

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Photo by Miranda Reilly

You can finally invite your vegetarian friend to your next BBQ with this sandwich. This dish could also be made vegan with Vegenaise and these tasty slider rolls.

5. Artichoke Pull-Apart Bread

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Dress up the boring spinach and artichoke dip with some gooey cheese and biscuit dough in this pull-apart bread. Kudos for adding another summer favorite: spinach.