36 Spring Recipes // For the last several days, I've woken up to the sound of song birds… For this former Vegas girl, it's the first exciting sign of spring. Inevitably, with the awakening of the earth from it's winter slumber, I start to crave fresh spring meals. Food that's light, clean, crisp and colorful. It won't be long before the spring produce starts to arrive to our local markets, and farmer's markets open up for the new growing season. I thought I would share a few of the spring recipes that I plan to try this year…
I've broken things down into four different groups… Dinner, Salads, Breakfast & Sides and of course Dessert!
Spring Dinner Ideas
1. creamy tomato orzo soup // two peas & their pod 2. goat cheese tomato quiche // life's a feast 3. chicken pot pie // baked bree 4. ground turkey with potatoes and spring peas // skinny taste 5. penne with asparagus, sage & peas // food & wine via the huffington post 6. tofu tostadas // two peas & their pod 7. spicy roasted shrimp sandwich with chipolte avocado mayo // damn delicious 8. prosciutto, asparagus & parmesan spaghetti // val so cal 9. asian veggie noodle bowl with grilled steak // half baked harvest 10. kung fu panda soup // sophistimom
Spring Salad Ideas
11. white house biggest loser salad // ivillage 12. kiwi, pear & gorgonzola salad // przwpis 13. curried chicken apple salad // with style & grace 14. vietnamese banh mi salad // a spicy perspective 15. super salad // the alkaline sisters 16. spring salad with orange vinaigrette // dine & dish 17. baby greens with goat cheese, beets & candied pecans // skinny taste 18. tuscan bread salad // jones design company 19. raw stacked salad // the sweet life
Spring Breakfast & Side Recipes
20. baked eggs in avocado // white on rice couple 21. tabbouleh salad // two peas & their pod 22. homesick toast // simple provisions 23. chickpea, feta and parsley salad // simple provisions 24. steamed asparagus with poached eggs // skinny taste 25. corn cakes with tomato avocado relish // annie's eats 26. fresh pea salad // closet cooking 27. healthy greek quinoa salad // with style & grace 28. orzo chicken asiago // citron limette 29. spring sweet pea & asparagus pickles // white on rice couple 30. avo & egg breakfast pizza // justin blakeney
Spring Dessert Recipes
31. blood orange bars // white on rice couple 32. pavlovas with strawberries, vanilla cream and basil coulis // tartine & apron strings 33. blueberry cupcakes with buttercream // the sweetest occasion 34. key lime cheesecake // 35. mango coconut rice pudding // cook republic 36. acai berry granita // tidymom
What inspires your kitchen as the seasons change? Do you relish the idea of welcoming in new dishes to your tables after the long, cold winter. I know I do!! What is your favorite spring recipe? Share a link in my comments… I would LOVE to see what you crave!