The August harvest is upon us, which is great news for both the local-seasonal crowd as well as for those looking to eat their way pretty. We’ve already covered the relationship between internal health and external beauty, and provided a list of the best beauty foods—always worth revisiting.

But the great news this month is that many of these, and other seasonal foods, are currently at your local farmer’s market or showing up in your CSA box. The seven recipe ideas here feature some of these along with other seasonal ingredients and healthy-making staples like garlic, onions, lemons, and olive oil. They’re also super easy. Read on, and share your own in the comments.

This is a series inspired by No More Dirty Looks: The Truth About Your Beauty Products and the Ultimate Guide to Safe and Clean Cosmetics, a book by Siobhan O'Connor and her Alexandra Spunt.

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Illustrations by Brianna Harden