Shake up your meal planning routine with these 40 must try spring recipes!
After blogging for over three years, I’ve created a lot of recipes! I was looking through my blog archives the other day for my Mexican Kale Salad, and I realized there were a lot of recipes that I hadn’t made in a long time.
So I decided to roundup up 40 must try spring recipes … all from my archives! Some are new, a lot are old, but all of them are delicious!
Everything is organized by recipe type (starting with appetizer and ending with desserts). If you are looking for something specific you can scroll right to that section. Enjoy!
SPRING APPETIZER RECIPES
Caprese Salad Skewers – These skewers are beyond easy to make, and they taste super fresh and delicious! Serve them for a party or a light meal.
Lemon Garlic Edamame Dip – Whether you are looking for a healthy recipe to help you prepare for swimsuit season or just a yummy snack, give this delish dip a try!
Veggie Spring Rolls with Two Dipping Sauces – One of my all-time favorite recipes, I cannot get enough of these tasty spring rolls! Customize them with your fave fillings. (BTW … you could totally make a meal out of these spring rolls.)
SPRING BREAKFAST RECIPES
Berry Stuffed Baked French Toast – Berries + French Toast = hard to go wrong. This recipe is perfect for a special morning.
Coconut Milk Iced Coffee Popsicles – These vegan popsicles are the perfect pick-me-up on a warm spring morning!
Easy Smoothie Bowl Recipe – This smoothie bowl looks so pretty! Make this tasty bowl with your favorite spring berries.
Spicy Black Bean Cakes with Egg, Avocado, and Tomato – Not strictly for breakfast, these delicious cakes would be perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Yum!
SPRING SALAD RECIPES
Watermelon Basil Quinoa Salad – One of the first recipes I ever posted on my blog. The crummy photos do not convey just how delicious this unique salad is … give it a try!
Tomato, Basil, and Mozzarella Freekeh Salad – Yum! This salad is filled with my favorite summer flavors, and it’s the perfect excuse to try a relatively unknown grain (that’s super delicious btw!).
Spring Vegetable Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette and Roasted Chickpeas – This salad is fresh, zesty, filled with tons of veggies, and topped with crunchy roasted chickpeas. So good!
Lemony Chickpea Salad – Inspired by a dish from a favorite restaurant, this salad is one of my fave spring recipes. Simple, yet so delicious!
Mexican Kale Salad with Chili-Lime Vinaigrette – I just made this for lunch the other day, and I was reminded of why I love it so much. Filled with healthy ingredients, this salad is also super tasty, and the sweet-spicy vinaigrette is amazing.
SPRING MAIN DISH RECIPES
Easy 15 Minute Tomato Basil Pasta – So good and so easy … this often-repeated recipe was inspired by a dish at my fave Italian restaurant!
Farfalle with Roasted Asparagus, Lemon, and Parmesan – Simply delicious! I’ve made this recipe so many times over the years, and it never gets old.
Homemade Deep Dish Pizza with Broccoli, Spinach, and Feta – This recipe is perfect for those cold spring days when you’re craving veggies, but still want something warm and hearty.
Lemony Pasta Primavera with Roasted Vegetables – Mmm, this pasta is so amazing! Plus, it’s filled with tons of veggies, so you can feel better about the carbs!
Polenta Cakes with Stir-Fried Spring Vegetables – This meal is a showstopper! Perfect for serving to company, this tasty dish is filled with fresh spring flavors.
Quick Tofu Tacos with Crunchy Veggie Slaw – These delish tacos are a knockoff of a favorite restaurant dish. They’re super easy to make + taste amazing. This is a great recipe to try if you’re afraid you won’t like tofu.
Spicy Tomato Basil Fried Rice – Don’t let the photo scare you off (I really need to reshoot this recipe soon!) … this is one delicious recipe! It’s perfect for busy week nights, especially if you have leftover rice.
SPRING SANDWICH RECIPES
Crunchy Vegetable Wraps with Peanut Coconut Dipping Sauce – I love these light, healthy wraps! Perfect for warm spring days. You’re going to love that peanut sauce!
Greek Veggie Burgers with Cucumber Feta Sauce – If you love a Greek Salad, then you are going to adore these flavor-filled burgers! They are so tasty.
Mexican Black Bean Wrap with Avocado and Tri-Color Slaw – So good! This healthy sandwich is filled with crunchy veggies, and it’s super delicious. Enjoy it now and all the way through summer!
Spicy Chickpea Salad Sandwiches – This sandwich is made with a super tasty, slightly spicy chickpea spread. It’s different, yet oh so good!
Spinach and Artichoke Grilled Cheese with Spicy Ranch Dipping Sauce – What’s better than grilled cheese? Grilled Cheese with ranch dipping sauce … yum, yum, yum!
Tomato Avocado Sandwich with Creamy Yogurt Dressing – I love this light and easy to make sandwich. I’d eat this all year long, but it tastes even better in spring and summer!
SPRING SIDE DISHES
Elote, Mexican Grilled Corn – This is my favorite way to eat corn: creamy, messy, and full of flavor!
Old Bay Roasted Potato Wedges – Serve these delicious roasted potatoes next to all of your spring and summer meals. They come with a dipping sauce that is simple, yet oh so good!
Dijon Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots – I’ve been making these flavor-filled carrots for years, and I never tire of this recipe! You’re going to love this simple side dish!
SPRING DRINK RECIPES
How to Make the Perfect Iced Coffee – I drink iced coffee all year round, but it’s especially good as the weather starts to warm up. This is my go to recipe.
Berry Green Smoothie Recipe – Treat yourself to this delicious and healthy drink, and your morning will be instantly improved!
Raspberry Chocoholic Smoothie Recipe – This smoothie tastes decadent, but it’s actually pretty healthy … the perfect spring treat!
Raspberry French 75 – Cheers! I celebrated my most recent birthday with this fun and festive twist on the classic cocktail.
Strawberry Mint Gin and Tonic – I LOVE a good gin and tonic, so naturally, I had to put my own twist on one!
SPRING DESSERT RECIPES
Berry Cream Tarts – Yum! These cute tarts have it all … they’re fresh-tasting, sweet, and creamy. They’d be perfect for serving at spring luncheon or dinner.
Easy 4-Ingredient Red, White, and Blue Popsicles – Kick off the season with these festive popsicles. They’re so simple to make and would be perfect for your Memorial Day festivies!
Mini Fruit Pizza Cookies – These bite-sized cookies couldn’t be much cuter, and they taste just as amazing as they look!
Old-Fashioned Rhubarb Cake – The recipe for this yummy cake was taken straight from my grandmother’s cookbook. It’s filled with tangy rhubarb (my fave at this time of year) and has a wonderful tender crumb and crunchy topping. Yum!
Strawberries and Cream Crepes with Chocolate Sauce – Another favorite recipe of mine! Serve it for a special occasion or any time you want to treat yourself.
Strawberry Frozen Yogurt – This delicious, berry-filled froyo only takes four ingredients to make, yet it’s so good. You’ll want to enjoy it all spring and summer long!
What are your favorite spring recipes?