Springtime is one of my favorite times of year because the food transforms! You are suddenly seeing everyone steer away from the meats, potatoes, and hot drinks. That’s because everyone is starting into salads, cookies, recipes with eggs, and fresh ingredients. It’s so fun to watch all of the new spring recipes come into play! And you will want to have them on hand all season long.
I have rounded up some of my very favorite Spring recipes! Whether they are tied to a holiday, the weather, or the beautiful flowers, there are SO many good ones. You will be able to find plenty of them that you and your family love! I love spring salads and especially spring desserts! Go ahead and get started on all of these recipes because there are a lot! You won’t want to miss any of them!
Tips for Springtime Baking
There are so many spring recipes out there! Here are a few tips on how you can make the most of them!
Stock Up: If you and your family love things treats with pastel m&m’s, cadbury eggs or anything like that then make sure to stock up on them at the beginning of the season. Keep a few bags in your pantry. That way, if you have any holiday potlucks, you won’t have to worry about the stores being all out! And trust me, those things go fast!
Cook for the season: It’s easy to cook seasonally because the grocery stores usually have entire aisles dedicated to the season! Spring is all about egg recipes, vegetables (especially peas!) and also bringing back fresh fruit into all of your salads!
Host a potluck: To get the most out of your recipes (and to try new ones!) then host a potluck at your house! Assign people a type of spring dish to bring. You can bring your favorites too and then you will have an entire list of new things to try!
Food coloring: The best way to make any dish feel like spring, especially to kids, is to use food coloring! Have some of this on hand and you can make anything those beautiful, pastel spring colors!
Lemon Ricotta Pancakes are fluffy, tender pancakes that are elevated to a whole new level. The ricotta adds protein and a lightness that is absolutely divine while the lemon gives it a bit of a tangy taste that you are going to love!
Ingredients: flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt, milk, eggs, ricotta, vanilla, juice of one lemon and zest, Blueberry Syrup
The Best Egg Salad is made with simple ingredients and is so creamy delicious! So easy to put together with the best flavor and is perfect on top of a sandwich! You will make this recipe again and again!
These Baked Carrot Cake Donuts with Cream Cheese Frosting are a real treat! They are healthier than traditional donuts and perfect for a Spring brunch or Easter dessert. Incredibly moist and flavourful!
Ingredients: unsalted butter, oil, sugar, milk, large eggs, vanilla extract, large carrots, all purpose flour, baking powder, ground cinnamon, salt, baking soda, of nutmeg, ½ package cream cheese, room temperature, unsalted butter, vanilla extract, powdered sugar
Fresh spring greens get tossed with crisp apples, chicken, tomatoes, dried cranberries, crunchy pecans and feta cheese. This makes one incredible mouthwatering salad!
Ingredients: Chicken Breasts, 8 ounce bag spring greens, cherry tomatoes, ½ red onion, toasted pecan halves, 2 ½ ounce bag apple chips, or you can make your own with this recipe, feta cheese, ½ cup dried cranberries, ⅓ cup olive oil, white balsamic vinegar, apple cider vinegar, garlic cloves, Dijon mustard, honey