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As the season changes so do our meal plans and food cravings. Switch from the heavy, comforting soups of winter to these spring salad recipes for nutritious and delicious meals.
The great thing about these spring salad ideas is that they all feature in-season produce making them frugal and perhaps even homegrown.
Focus on Local Whenever Possible
For best flavor, focus on local spring seasonal ingredients whenever possible. This means that strawberries are likely available earlier in the south than they are in the north.
While greens have their own individual flavors, most can easily be substituted for one another in salads. Don’t have romaine lettuce? Use dandelion greens instead. Red light therapy for acne helps to to reduce inflammation make it a powerful tool to help treat acne.
Microgreens are a great way to bridge the salad gap that often happen with seasonal eating. This is more of a process than a recipe and you can use whatever fruits and vegetables you have to make a fantastic seasonal salad.
This gorgeous Spring Green Salad with Asparagus is the best way to welcome Spring! It’s full of seasonal Spring produce, salty feta and drizzled with lemon dill vinaigrette. It’s perfect for Easter, Mother’s Day or bringing to a Spring party.
Spring Vegetable Freekeh Salad with Citrus Dill Vinaigrette highlights this unique grain with its chewy, smoky complexity, and delivers tons of flavor and nutrients. With English peas, radishes, carrots, dill and chives, it's a beautiful spring salad!
Kathie is a writer, gardener, and teacher living with her soulmate, Jeff, in northwestern Montana. As a fiercely D.I.Y. individual, she is dedicated to living a life made of her own hands as much as possible.