Spring recipes for healthy, seasonal eating

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When food is in season, it’s filled with good-for-you nutrition as well a maximum flavor. We all know the flavor of biting into a freshly picked strawberry in summer. The flavor is amazing! So here are some recipes to try that include foods that are in season for spring!

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Apples

While apples are available pretty much all year round, certain varieties of Apples are still actually in season in spring. Try Pink Lady, Granny Smith or Golden Delicious.

Green apple smoothie
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Green apple smoothie

A green apple smoothie is a filling a refreshing start to your morning! Make it under 5 minutes and pour it into a to-go cup for busy mornings.

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Apple fries
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Apple fries

Cooked apples are a fabulously healthy dessert. But cook them in an air fryer, and  you take them to a whole other level. Check out these apple fries!

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Apple bread
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Apple bread

Want a little something sweet with your coffee in the morning? Apple bread is incredible stuff! You can also enjoy it with a scoop of vanilla for dessert. Yum!

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Baked apples
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Baked apples

Baked apples are a decadent dessert that you can actually feel good about! Plus, they are easy to make and require little cleanup. A perfect dessert!

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Baked apple French toast
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Apple French toast

Apple French toast is fabulous stuff.  Imagine your regular French toast stuffed with baked and caramelized apples!

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Apple crisp
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Apple crisp

If you are gluten-free, this apple crisp recipes could be the perfect dessert for you! It’s quick to put together and makes everybody happy!

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Asparagus

While asparagus is in peak season in spring, though you can certainly find it in stores for most of the year. But spring asparagus is unequaled in flavor. Here are a few ways to get more of this vegetable into your eating plan.

Asparagus salad
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Asparagus salad

An easy asparagus salad should be tasty and simple to pack up and take to work with you. And this one does just that!

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Chicken asparagus skillet
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Chicken asparagus skillet

If you opt for lower carb dishes at dinner time, this chicken asparagus skillet could be just what you’re looking for!

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Cheddar asparagus quiche
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Cheddar asparagus quiche

If you are trying to work more veggies into your morning meals, try this cheddar asparagus quiche for breakfast! Make it on Sunday and enjoy it for breakfast over the next few days!

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Shrimp asparagus skillet
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Shrimp and asparagus skillet

If you love shrimp, pair them with asparagus for a delicious and low carb meal! This shrimp and asparagus skillet is a one-pan dinner that will leave you wanting seconds.

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Garlic asparagus penne
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Garlic asparagus penne

It pasta is what you’re craving, try this garlic asparagus penne pasta. It’s a delicious, vegan pasta dish bursting with spring flavors.

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Avocados

They are at their best in January through March. Take advantage of the healthy fats and amazing flavor!

Avocado hummus
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Avocado hummus

Hummus is such a healthy dip or spread for snacks and wraps. But add avocados, and you’ve got a powerhouse of nutrition in a bowl!

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Tuna stuffed avocado
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Tuna stuffed avocados

Tuna stuffed avocados are one of the easiest lunches or low carb dinners you can make. Packed with flavor and healthy fats, they are perfect for a keto eating plan.

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Avocado cashew salad
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Avocado cashew salad

This avocado cashew salad may be a bit different from the green salads you are used to. But you can bet you won’t be disappointed!

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Guacamole
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Guacamole

When most people think of avocados, they think of guacamole. This healthy dip is packed with good nutrients that will not only nourish your body, but keep you full to boot!

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Avocado quinoa salad
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Avocado quinoa salad

Avocado quinoa salad is a wonderfully filling meal. It’s plant-based and a complete protein all in one!

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Broccoli

This veggie peak from October to April. It’s a very nutrient-dense veggies that should definitely be a part of your eating plan. Here are some delicious ways to do that.

Asian broccoli salad
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Broccoli is delicious when it’s eaten raw, and this raw Asian-style broccoli salad proves it!

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Broccoli quiche
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Broccoli quiche

Start your morning off right with this broccoli quiche recipe. It’s easy to eat on the way to work too!

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Raw broccoli salad
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Raw broccoli salad

Here’s a raw broccoli salad that includes almonds and fresh herbs. A delicious option for lunch or dinner!

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Broccoli Cheddar Soup
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Broccoli cheddar soup

This clean eating broccoli cheddar soup is easily made from scratch and tastes way better than anything from a can.

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Broccoli slaw
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Broccoli slaw

If you prefer your broccoli on the side, give this broccoli slaw recipe a try. It’s great on burgers too!

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Cabbage
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Cabbage

This underrated vegetable is at its peak until early spring. It’s nutritious, and if prepared well, unforgettably delicious too.

German cabbage soup
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German cabbage soup

This delicious World War II recipe for German cabbage soup can be made with potatoes or without for those who eat low carb or keto.

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Cabbage hash
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Cabbage hash

Cabbage hash is an easy, quick and nutritious dinner that has tons of flavor, despite it’s few ingredients.

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Cabbage pasta
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Cabbage pasta

Pasta lovers will adore this red cabbage pasta. It’s perfect for lunch or dinner, packs well for travel and is absolutely delish!

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Cabbage leaf tacos
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Cabbage leaf tacos

Cabbage leaf tacos are perfect for those eating low carb or keto. They offer the crunch of a normal taco shell and won’t fall apart the way lettuce wraps often do.

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Simple cabbage salad
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Cabbage salad

This simple cabbage salad is perfect for a work lunch. Made of both red and green cabbage, the flavors are magnified by the addition of bacon!

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