30 Easy, Healthy Spring Recipes

Spring calls for modern, flavorful eating. Try these easy, healthy spring recipes to enjoy nature’s bounty!

Spring brings a bounty of fresh ingredients that can be used to make healthy, delicious meals. This list of our favorite spring recipes will inspire you to enjoy the season’s bounty, from healthy dinners for the family to tasty sides, breakfast recipes worth waking up for, shareable snacks, and show-stopping desserts that don’t sacrifice vitamin.

With our favorites at hand, what will you cook this spring?

Healthy Lemon Salmon Pasta

Pasta fills even the biggest appetites. Wholesome Lemon Salmon Pasta combines asparagus, a spring vegetable, with salmon, a lean protein. A lemon, basil, garlic, and olive oil sauce makes fish, veggies, and noodles taste great.

Strawberry-Rhubarb Upside-Down Cake

The tangy stalks of rhubarb, known as the “pie plant,” are used in spring pastries with strawberries. Strawberry Rhubarb Upside Down Cake with whole wheat flour, eggs, butter, and nonfat plain Greek yogurt is light and moist. The cake is baked upside down, and the rhubarb-berry mixture becomes the candy topping.

Simple Green Spring Pasta Salad

A light side dish with spring greens, peas, watercress, and asparagus. They’re blended with rotini or penne pasta and tossed in a tart lemon dressing. This weeknight-friendly Easy Spring Inexperienced Pasta Salad recipe is simple. Additionally, you will be proud to share it with friends and family.

Air-roasted Parmesan carrots

If carrots are your family’s favorite green, this modern preparation will be a hit. Air-frying tenderizes orange roots, bringing out their sweetness. Add parmesan cheese for a salty, savory taste, then season this Air Fryer Roasted Parmesan Carrots recipe with herbs, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, or other seasonings.

Easy Lemon Meringue Pie

Delicious Simple Lemon Meringue Pie is the closest thing to a spring day simply. Every bite has bright lemon filling and fluffy meringue on a candy graham cracker crust. You can make this easy pie for a party or a diet-friendly treat.

Lemon Chicken Rice Skillet

Delicious dinners don’t have to be hard. This One-Pan Lemon Rooster Rice Skillet meal includes hen breast, brown rice, and zucchini or another vegetable your family likes. It cooks all in one skillet and is fork-tender and flavorful.

Air-Fried Asparagus

There are many ways to enjoy asparagus in season, but we think air-frying the spears brings out their best. Put them in a little olive oil with garlic and pepper and air fry for 10 minutes. The asparagus is firm but juicy and sweet. Parmesan cheese adds saltiness to this Air Fryer Asparagus recipe.

Spring Herb Pasta and Sausage

Turkey or hen sausage has the flavor of regular sausage but less fat and energy. They go well with your favorite whole wheat pasta, fresh spring peas, herbs, and a rich lemon-butter sauce in this Spring Sausage and Herb Pasta recipe. Adding non-starchy greens like broccoli, tomatoes, or summer squash makes the meal more filling and nutritious.

Lemon Berry Trifle Made Easy

You can impress your guests with this Simple Lemon Berry Trifle recipe at your next formal dinner. Alternate layers of fluffy angel meals cake (try our Wholesome Angel Meals Cake recipe!), berries, low-sugar lemon Greek yogurt, and light whipped cream. Due to its healthy ingredients, you can enjoy it guilt-free.

Spring Asparagus Frittata

Light but filling frittatas are perfect for spring heat. Shallots, spinach, and asparagus are in this Spring Asparagus Frittata with Swiss and parmesan cheeses. You can make this for a big weekend brunch or for yourself and store the leftovers in the fridge for healthy breakfasts and lunches all week.

Lamb Air Fryer Rack

Lamb is a popular spring holiday food and a healthy weight-loss option. Tasteful and high in protein and heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. This Air Fryer Rack of Lamb recipe marinates and seasons rack of lamb with modern herbs. Air-frying keeps it juicy and tender in under 30 minutes.

Hot Spinach-Artichoke Dip Baked

Hot and tacky Baked Sizzling Spinach and Artichoke Dip starts the party. It combines two tasty spring greens with parmesan, mozzarella, and cream cheese. Serve carrot and celery sticks, whole wheat pita bread, or whole grain crackers with the dip.

Quiche: Ham and Spinach

This savory pie can fill you up for breakfast or lunch. Like the classic, this Ham and Spinach Quiche has eggs, Swiss cheese, low-fat ham, and fresh spinach. The wheat crust is crisp and the filling is firm after baking. Every slice is a balanced SmartCarbs and PowerFuels multi-function dish.

Healthy Blueberry Muffins

Muffins are tasty, but bakery and low-end ones are often high in fat and sugar. Our Wholesome Blueberry Muffin recipe has frivolously tart blueberries and is moist, fluffy, and crumbly. These muffins contain healthy ingredients like whole wheat flour and Greek yogurt, so you can enjoy one for breakfast or snack without sacrificing your weight loss goals.

Garlic Asparagus Shrimp Pasta

A delicious, complicated, but easy-to-make healthy meal. This Shrimp Pasta With Garlic Asparagus recipe pairs tender, juicy shrimp with asparagus, garlic, lemon juice, and zest over pasta. It is a complete meal that is light enough for a hot day but filling enough to satisfy hunger.

Radish Feta Dip Cream

Spring is radish season at farmers markets, grocery stores, and gardens. We use their frivolously spicy taste to spice up this Creamy Radish Feta Dip. Mixing purple roots, feta cheese, bitter cream, plain Greek yogurt, and herbs makes a zesty dip for fresh greens or whole grain crackers.

Spring Basil Vinaigrette Quinoa Salad

The high-protein grain quinoa underpins this simple spring salad. Contemporary parsley, crunchy walnuts, and creamy feta cheese. A simple homemade basil-shallot French dressing ties it all together. Grilled chicken or salmon can make this Spring Quinoa Salad with Basil French dressing a meal.

Spring Beet Orzo Risotto

Take advantage of beets’ natural sweetness with this simple Spring Beet Orzo Risotto recipe. The roots are roasted to tenderize and pureed before being mixed with orzo. Toasted almonds add crunch and saltiness, while creamy goat cheese adds tang.

Lemon Loaf Iced Cake

Because it’s hard to resist the iced lemon loaf at the local coffee shop, we created a healthier version that tastes just as good. Like store-bought cake, our Iced Lemon Loaf Cake is moist and sweet with a rich lemony icing. Though nutritious, you can eat it for breakfast.

Creamy Avocado-Vegetable Pasta

Avocados’ creamy texture and mild flavor make them a healthy base for a pasta sauce you can make without cooking. Put avocados, basil, garlic, and lemon juice in a blender to make Creamy Avocado Pasta. The smooth sauce is served with whole wheat spaghetti, cherry tomatoes, asparagus, mushrooms, bell peppers, and summer squash.

The Combined Triple Berry Scone recipe can be the star of a chic brunch or a healthy breakfast. Making them with whole wheat flour adds fiber. Raspberries, blueberries, and blackberries add color and sweetness. Save any leftover scones in the freezer and eat one whenever you want a tasty breakfast.

Easy Smoked Salmon and Spinach Frittata

You don’t need a special day to make this tasty breakfast. Salty, savory smoked salmon adds flavor to creamy eggs and cottage cheese, while spinach and scallions add color and vitamins. Better yet, this Easy Smoked Salmon and Spinach Frittata recipe is easy to make even for novice cooks.

Garlic-Mint Lamb Chops with Spinach and Mashed Sweet Potatoes

We put together this sharing dinner. A flavorful garlic mint sauce tops tender, juicy lamb chops, a good source of protein. Garlic-sautéed spinach and mashed sweet potatoes completed the meal. Make Garlic and Mint Lamb Chops for a spring-friendly main course!

Radish-Brussels Sprout Roast

Roasting changes the texture and flavor of these two spring greens, revealing their sweetness. This Roasted Radishes and Brussels Sprouts recipe requires only a little olive oil, pepper, garlic powder, and 30 minutes in the oven to make a side dish to enjoy with your favorite chicken or seafood dish.

Thin Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble

Sweet strawberries and tart rhubarb complement each other perfectly. Enjoy them in this easy Skinny Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble recipe with cinnamon and maple syrup. Almond flour and real oats control energy and vitamin intake.

Simple Cheddar Scones are buttery and crumbly. Cheddar cheese, spinach, and young onions add flavor. After 20 minutes in the oven, they are golden-brown on the outside but tender inside. For more flavor, top them with salsa, a huge Nutrisystem free meal.

Carrot cake sounds healthy but is full of empty calories. Our version has freshly grated carrots, crisp walnuts, lots of cinnamon and nutmeg, and rich maple icing. Greek yogurt and applesauce make this Wholesome DIY Carrot Cake moist and sweet. This is the perfect half: each serving has less than 150 calories, so you can enjoy it while dieting.

Quinoa-Crust Leek Mushroom Quiche

Leeks (a light onion), mushrooms, and goat cheese give this Leek Mushroom Quiche spring flavors. The creamy filling is made with eggs and milk. The simple quinoa crust gives each slice a protein-rich crunch.

This simple and flavorful Roasted Rosemary Beets and Carrots recipe will change up your vegetable routine. Beets and carrots are tender and sweetened by roasting. To boost flavor, we add purple onion and rosemary.

You can have pie for lunch with this easy Crustless Spinach Feta Pie recipe. Along with spinach and feta, it has eggs, cream cheese, and asiago cheese for protein. No crust means the pie can be assembled in a few easy steps and eaten in under an hour.

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