It’s (finally) almost that time of year. One morning this month, you’ll wake up and see flowers blooming outside your window, the sun shining, and 65 degrees on your weather app. With spring comes more in-season fruits and vegetables, so make sure to watch out for those at your grocery store. Some produce to keep your eye on: apricots, fennel, artichokes, mangos, and morel mushrooms (a personal favorite). Here are some of our favorite dinner recipes to help you shed your winter blues and jump into spring!
1. Cajun Whitefish over Mango and Radish Salad with Sautéed Mushrooms
The kick from the Cajun spice and the sweetness of the mango is an ultra-satisfying flavor combo! At only 307 calories, this recipe will also keep your spring break bod in check.
2. Pasta Primavera
Primavera means “spring” in Italian, and this vegetable-filled pasta is a seasonal favorite!
3. Hawaiian Pork Barbecue
Get ready for barbecue season with this tangy, Hawaii-inspired recipe for pineapple pulled pork!
4. Pan Seared Chicken and Arugula Salad
Arugula is in season in the spring, and with the addition of freshly-grated parmesan, this salad will have even the kids asking for more.
5. Baked Salmon, Roasted Zucchini and Squash, and Sautéed Asparagus
Asparagus is another veggie that starts to thrive in the warmer months. Salmon and squash make this low-carb dinner an early spring favorite.
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