Shake off the sluggish feelings of winter with these 10 essential Spring ingredients and mouthwatering recipes.

10 Essential Spring ingredients and how to use them

These essential Spring ingredients grow just like the name of the season; they spring up seemingly overnight. Most are light in texture with bright flavors. The foods of Spring are exactly what our bodies need to shake off the sluggish feelings of winter feel re-energized. I love creating recipes that celebrate the freshness of Spring ingredients. Those that are available…

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Spring Pasta with Asparagus and edamame

20 Minute Meal: Spring Pasta with Asparagus and Edamame

To make this light and fresh Spring pasta with asparagus, cook your pasta risotto style, in broth. In less than 20 minutes you will have the most mouthwatering creamy pasta no extra sauce required! Recipe Highlights: A quick and easy pasta recipe ready in under 20 minutes. Make this a one-pot recipe by using only frozen vegetables. Serve as a low…

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side dish - honey-ginger roasted carrots.

Honey-Ginger Roasted Carrots

Fresh carrots coated in a spicy sweet glaze of honey and ginger and roasted until just tender. These are an excellent addition to a holiday meal and simple enough for a weeknight. Recipe Highlights: Quick and easy recipe for holiday meals or family dinners Roasted carrots (and all roasted vegetables) have a nutty sweetness that often appeals to non-vegetable lovers. Low…

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Spring Picnic Hummus

When I changed the calendar from March to April I felt a little zip of excitement. This month the weather should begin to brighten and warm. At some point during the next few weeks we will pack up some treats and set out to have a picnic. I am hoping our picnic will have a view of the tulip fields…

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This bright and tangy fresh raspberry vinaigrette dressing is the perfect finishing touch for Spring and Summer salads. Light and creamy with no oil or fat.

Fat Free Fresh Raspberry Vinaigrette

This bright and tangy fresh raspberry vinaigrette dressing is the perfect finishing touch for Spring and Summer salads. Light and creamy with no oil or fat. It’s spring! I am so excited to have made it through the dark dreary days of winter. The days are longer and the branches outside my windows are dotted with swollen buds. I see…

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