Spring Recipes

7 Fruits and Vegetables to Enjoy this Spring

Celebrate the new season with this spring produce guide featuring seven fruits and vegetables that are full of color, flavor, and nutrition.   Pin this Post Spring has finally sprung! We’ve shifted the clocks forward an hour for Daylight Saving Time, giving us a glorious extra hour of daylight in the evening, and everything around us is starting to bloom! All of my favorite…

Lemon Ricotta Ravioli with Balsamic Roasted Strawberries

Homemade ravioli filled with creamy and zesty lemon ricotta and topped with balsamic roasted strawberries is a naturally sweet and savory meal perfect for entertaining any month of the year. ‘Tis the season for pumpkins, Brussels sprouts, and citrus fruits, but let’s not forget about our good old friends from the summer – strawberries. Strawberries aren’t normally on my weekly…

Fresh Salmon Ceviche with Cucumbers and Radishes

Tender salmon is paired with crunchy cucumbers and radishes in a zesty citrus marinade to make a ceviche that is easy to prepare and looks gourmet!   One of my favorite appetizers at Spanish restaurants is ceviche. I love the combination of zesty citrus flavors and fresh fish, along with the usual spicy kick from a hot pepper that’s cooled…

Roasted Broccoli Radish Salad with Lemon Mint Vinaigrette

Whip up this Roasted Broccoli Radish Salad with Lemon Mint Vinaigrette for a quick and easy side dish for your next barbecue or any weeknight meal.  | Pin this Recipe I have a really quick and easy side dish for you today. I don’t quite remember what led to me making this recipe, but broccoli salads seem to be popular…

Asparagus Mint Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Get in the spirit of spring and wake up your taste buds with this Asparagus Mint Salad! Pin the Recipe I was compensated for writing the original article and developing the recipe found in the May 2015 issue of Today’s Dietitian. I was not compensated for sharing the column or magazine with readers on my blog. All opinions are my…

Thai Citrus Salad with Daikon, Carrots, Peppers, and Snap Peas

Japanese radish with bright orange carrots, red bell peppers, and snap peas tossed with a Thai citrus dressing make for a quick & easy Thai Citrus Salad. Pin the Recipe In case you’ve been living under a rock, spiralizing is all the rage on the blogosphere these days. Everywhere I look I see beautiful, mouth-watering images of spiralized zucchini (aka zoodles),…

Quinoa-Stuffed Cornish Hens {Recipe}

Wow your guests with this elegantly presented Moroccan-inspired cornish hen stuffed with aromatic and flavorful quinoa.  When entertaining, serving buffet style is a pretty easy way to go and it offers lots of benefits. Your dining room stays cleaner as you avoid bowls and plates of food being passed around, guests can mingle as they walk around the buffet to…

Spring Clean Your Body with these 4 Foods

Get ready for spring with these 4 naturally detoxifying foods – no gimmicks necessary! This post was written by Nutritioulicious contributor Tiana Yom, MPH, CHES Diet trends come and go, but one has had staying power for a few years now: detox diets and cleanses. “Detoxing” has been touted to help with weight loss, increase energy, and rid the body of…

Menu Plan Monday: Week of March 30, 2015

Getting ready for Passover, recipes and links I loved from last week, and this week’s Menu Plan Monday! Hope everyone had a great weekend! Although it still doesn’t feel like spring (Saturday was 36 degrees!), we did some spring cleaning around here to get ready for Passover, which starts this Friday night. As the week progresses I’ll finish clearing the pantry…

Roasted Chicken with Fennel, Carrots, & Dried Plums

Juicy, savory, and flavorful roasted chicken with fennel, carrots, onions, and dried plums is easy enough for a weeknight meal and elegant enough for company. Also a great recipe for leftovers – if there are any! Pin the Recipe Most recipes I am inspired to make come from something I ate at a restaurant, a recipe featured in one of…

Spring Pasta Salad with Snap Peas, Feta, and Tomatoes {Recipe}

Coming up with creative, seasonal, Nutritioulicious recipes most days of the week can be challenging. For inspiration, I often look at published recipes from cookbooks or some of my favorite online sources (like Everyday Food and Cooking Light). It’s a rare occasion that I follow a recipe to a T – there always seems to be something in the recipe…