It may only be early March, but spring really feels like it’s in the air lately! Temperatures are getting warmer, snow has vanished overall, and the grass is slowly starting to get greener. What better way to celebrate the arrival of the season than trying out some fun recipes?
Here are 5 of our favorite springtime recipes. Try them out and enjoy them with your friends and family or even by yourself!
Chicken and Strawberry Salad – Strawberries don’t just belong in desserts. They can be included in several main dishes, especially in salads! This is a no-cook, easy recipe that you can make in mere minutes. Combine sweet strawberries with tangy vinaigrette, savory chicken, and rich blue cheese to create a salad that will be the envy of everyone. Check out the recipe here!
Roasted Asparagus and Tomato Penne Salad with Goat Cheese – This swanky-looking dish is both delicious and easy to make. Impress your guests by combining penne pasta with roasted asparagus, arugula, tomato, goat cheese, and herbes de Provence. Toss these ingredients with a lemony vinaigrette and serve either immediately or cover and chill for 2 hours for a cold pasta salad. Warm or cold, this recipe will be unforgettable! Get started here!
Chicken-Lemon-Broccoli Alfredo – Fans of pasta will rejoice this spring when they try this tasty dish. Dress up simple stove-top chicken and delectable mushrooms with light Alfredo pasta sauce. Toss in broccoli cooked with fresh slices of lemon to make this even more flavorful and healthy. Get the recipe here!
Honey Teriyaki Salmon – One of the most savory fish recipes that we’ve encountered is so very easy to make it isn’t even funny! Combine honey, soy sauce, mirin (Japanese sweet rice wine), and a little bit of sake inside a re-sealable bag, add in the salmon, and refrigerate for 1 hour or up to 8 hours. Cooking time takes less than 10 minutes, leaving you with a savory meal you won’t soon forget! This goes great with jasmine rice and cooked asparagus. Try it out here!
Peeps Sunflower Cake – Indulge your sweet tooth this spring and try your hand at making this beautiful cake! The yellow peeps ringing the outer edge of the circle cake give the illusion of a sunflower, and the chocolate chips resemble the seeds that are found in the center of a sunflower. Try making this delicious cake by following the recipe here!
Which recipe is your favorite? Do you have a few favorite springtime recipes that you like to make every spring? Tell us in the comments below!