Lastly, spring is near! I’m on my moms and dads’ sofa, recuperating from a cold and preparation spring dishes in between episodes of Home of Cards. Might be even worse. It’s tough to think with all the snow on the ground, however asparagus will be here quickly. Yes! I require all the green things after overindulging in Austin all last month.

Thanks once again to Becky for letting me base this resource on her “Consume Seasonal” regular monthly seasonal fruit and vegetables lists. You can download her totally free screensaver for March produce over here. For more seasonal motivation, follow me on Pinterest and Instagram, too!



Asparagus is actually just worth consuming in the spring. It’s charming with lemon and mint. Shaved asparagus is excellent in salads and roasted asparagus makes a best spring side meal. Asparagus somewhere else:

  • Asparagus and Sugary Food Potato Hash with Chimichurri by Home in the Hills
  • Grilled Asparagus Plate with Cilantro Pepita Pesto by Sprouted Cooking Area
  • Pistachio Crusted Asparagus with Feta by Happiness the Baker
  • Sesame and Almond Asparagus Salad by Love and Lemons

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Perfect Roasted Asparagus
Perfect Roasted AsparagusExtra Vegetable Fried Rice
Additional Veggie Fried RiceSpring Veggie Stir-Fry
Spring Vegetable Stir-FrySpring Pea and Asparagus Risotto
Spring Pea and Asparagus Risotto



Excellent thoughtful, how I enjoy avocado Avocado on toast is practically difficult to beat, however it’s likewise a great addition Mexican meals and fresh green dishes of any kind, actually. Avocado somewhere else:

  • Avocado Cilantro Hummus by What’s Gaby Cooking
  • Avocado, Mozzarella, and Jalapeño Chimichurri Grilled Cheese by Naturally Ella
  • Black Bean and Avocado Breakfast Burritos by Gim me Some Oven
  • Garlicky Avocado Grilled Cheese with Tomato Pesto by Food Lover Crush

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Tortilla Soup
Tortilla SoupBuffalo Brussels Sprouts
Buffalo Brussels SproutsErin's Peach & Avocado Green Salad
Erin’s Peach & Avocado Green SaladFresh Black Bean Burrito Bowl
Fresh Black Bean Burrito Bowl



As it ends up, broccoli is absolutely alluring as soon as roasted with olive oil and sea salt. Like all brassicas, broccoli goes excellent with garlic, ginger, red pepper flakes and other strong tastes. Select little, securely loaded florets with very little brown areas. Broccoli somewhere else:

  • Asian Quinoa Broccoli Slaw by Mountain Mom Cooks
  • Ginger Broccoli with Forbidden Rice by A Home in the Hills
  • Roasted Broccoli Grilled Cheese by 2 Peas and Their Pod
  • Simple, Salty, Sugary Food + Nutty Broccoli Soba by The Very First Mess

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Broccoli Pesto Pasta with Green Olives
Broccoli Pesto Pasta with Green OlivesCream of Broccoli Soup
Cream of Broccoli SoupBroccoli Cheese Soup
Broccoli Cheese SoupPerfect Roasted Broccoli
Perfect Roasted Broccoli

Brussels Sprouts

brussels sprouts

My precious Brussels sprouts are still in season! These bad infant cabbages have actually been reviled for many years since somebody chose to boil them to soaked, sulfurous deaths. I definitely enjoy roasted, caramelized Brussels and incredibly crispy fried sprouts that I order at dining establishments every opportunity I can get. I like to shred sprouts in my food mill and utilize them in slaws– they’re more great and less watery than their full-sized cabbage cousins. Brussels Sprouts somewhere else:

  • Brown Butter Brussels Sprouts Pasta with Hazelnuts by 2 Peas and Their Pod
  • Brussels Sprouts Potato Gratin by Coffee Shop Johnsonia
  • Maple Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts by Love and Lemons
  • Super Food Bowls by Vintage Mixer

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Buffalo Brussels Sprouts
Buffalo Brussels SproutsPerfect Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Perfect Roasted Brussels SproutsHoney Mustard Brussels Sprout Slaw
Honey Mustard Brussels Sprout SlawLemony Roasted Broccoli, Arugula & Lentil Salad
Lemony Roasted Broccoli, Arugula & Lentil Salad



I simply discovered that cabbage remains in season all year long! Cousin to broccoli, this powerful anti-cancerous cruciferous veggie is excellent raw, in slaws, roasted in pieces, or sliced and sautéed with olive oil and garlic. Select cabbages with compact heads that feel heavy for the their size. Cabbage usually keeps for a quite very long time in the veggie crisper, so it’s a great component to keep on hand. Cabbage somewhere else:

  • Kale and Cabbage Coleslaw with Marcona Almonds by Food Lover Crush
  • Pasilla Chile and Lime Cabbage Slaw by Sprouted Cooking Area
  • Sesame-Crusted Avocado and Cabbage Spring Rolls by Naturally Ella
  • Sugary Food Potato and Black Bean Tacos with Cilantro Cabbage Slaw by Mountain Mom Cooks

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Colorful Veggie Sesame Noodles
Colorful Vegetable Sesame NoodlesEasy Black Bean Tacos
Easy Black Bean TacosCrispy Bean Tostadas with Smashed Avocado and Jicama-Cilantro Slaw
Crispy Bean Tostadas with Smashed Avocado and Jicama-Cilantro SlawFresh Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce
Fresh Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce



Cauliflower: Fashionable because 2012, helpful for you because permanently! Roasting cauliflower with olive oil and sea salt changes the cruciferous veggie from boring to French fry alluring. You can likewise pulse raw cauliflower in the food mill to provide it a rice- or couscous-like texture. I was doubtful about cauliflower crust pizza, however it can in fact be respectable! Cauliflower somewhere else:

  • Cauliflower and Roasted Garbanzo “Rice and Peas” by The Very First Mess
  • Raw Cauliflower “Couscous” Greek Salad by Vintage Mixer
  • Roasted Cauliflower and Chickpea Tacos by 2 Peas and Their Pod
  • Shaved Cauliflower Salad by Happyolks

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Buffalo Cauliflower
Buffalo CauliflowerRoasted Cauliflower Steak
Roasted Cauliflower SteakHow to Make Cauliflower Rice
How to Make Cauliflower RiceRoasted Cauliflower (Four Ways!)
Roasted Cauliflower (4 Ways!).

Citrus fruits


Citrus appears every year when the sky goes gray and we remain in desperate requirement of some brilliant color. You can discover some excellent grapefruit, lemon, orange, clementine and tangerine in shops today. I utilize lemon in my preferred salad dressing, it tastes so fresh! Citrus fruits somewhere else:

  • Beet, Kale, and Kohlrabi Salad with Grapefruit Vinaigrette by A Couple Cooks
  • Kale Citrus Salad with Orange Tahini Dressing by Edible Point Of View
  • Maintained Lemon Quinoa with Shaved Brussels and Toasted Walnuts by Basic Bites
  • Sparkling Grapefruit Sangria by How Sugary Food Consumes

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Avocado & Citrus "Ceviche"
Avocado & Citrus “Ceviche”Spicy Grapefruit Margaritas
Spicy Grapefruit MargaritasSerrano-Spiced Paloma Cocktail
Serrano-Spiced Paloma Mixed DrinkRuby Red and Rosemary Honey Cocktail
Ruby Red and Rosemary Honey Mixed Drink.



Thank goodness for spring greens Arugula, spinach, lettuce and Swiss chard will begin to grow up quickly. I enjoy them every which method: in salads, as pesto, tossed in pasta and sautéed with garlic. Greens somewhere else:

  • Garlicky Swiss Chard and Chickpeas by Food Lover Crush
  • Skinny Spinach Lasagna by Pinch of Yum
  • Spicy Cashew Lettuce Covers by A Couple Cooks
  • Spring Salad and Arugula Hummus by Love and Lemons

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Caprese Sandwich
Caprese SandwichSuper Simple Arugula Salad
Super Basic Arugula SaladRoasted Beet Salad with Goat Cheese & Pistachios
Roasted Beet Salad with Goat Cheese & PistachiosRoasted Delicata Squash, Pomegranate and Arugula Salad
Roasted Delicata Squash, Pomegranate and Arugula Salad.



I have actually prepared with leeks in the past, however they have not made it to the blog site yet. Leeks belong to onions and garlic and have a moderate, oniony taste. They grow in bundled “leaf sheaths” that look comparable to celery stalks. You most likely will not wish to prepare with the dark green parts, which are quite difficult. They’re quite tough to tidy since dirt gets in between the sheaths. Here’s how to clean them. Leeks somewhere else:

  • Braised Leeks and Muscovado Lentils by Sprouted Cooking Area
  • Lemony Leeks with Chickpeas and Feta by My Brand-new Roots
  • Quinoa with Leeks and Herbs by A Couple Cooks
  • Roasted Cauliflower and Leek Soup by Love and Lemons



Mushrooms are unusual. They’re fungis! Edible, earthy mushrooms can be consumed raw, prepared, etc. They combine well with garlic, shallots, olive oil, pepper, dry red white wine and herbs like flat-leaf parsley, chives, rosemary, tarragon and thyme Mushrooms somewhere else:

  • Creamy Poblano Mushrooms with Polenta by Pinch of Yum
  • Mushroom, Farro and Fontina Salad by What’s Gaby Cooking
  • Mushroom and Quinoa Lettuce Covers by Love and Lemons
  • Pizza Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms by Food Lover Crush

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Christmas Enchiladas
Christmas EnchiladasBest Vegan Lasagna
Finest Vegan LasagnaRoasted Mushrooms with Herbed Quinoa
Roasted Mushrooms with Herbed QuinoaVegetarian Pho
Vegetarian Pho.



Parsnips are root veggies that appear like off-white carrots with parsley-like, leafy tops. Unsurprisingly, they’re connected to both carrots and parsley. Parsnips are normally served roasted or prepared, however can likewise be consumed raw. They’re especially high in potassium. I do not have any parsnip dishes (yet), however I’ll deal with that! Parsnips somewhere else:

  • Root Tossed Salad with Pearl Couscous and Lemon-Tahini Dressing by Naturally Ella (revealed above!)
  • Paprika Parsnip French Fries with Preserved Lemon Cashew Cream Sauce by A Home in the Hills
  • Parsnip Cake with Cardamom Cream by The Vanilla Bean Blog Site
  • Parsnip Parmesan Truffle French Fries by Climbing Grier Mountain



I’m so grateful I offered peas an opportunity. Peas get sweeter with a little heat, however they do not require far more than that. They go excellent with a little butter and salt, possibly with some garlic or mint, too. Peas somewhere else:

  • A Genuine Mess of Peas by The Very First Mess
  • Green Pea Soup by Green Cooking Area Stories
  • Pesto Pea Pizza by What’s Gaby Cooking
  • Spinach and Pea Fried Rice by Naturally Ella

Lemony Green Pasta with Peas & Ricotta
Lemony Green Pasta with Peas & RicottaVegetable Paella
Veggie PaellaSpring Pea and Asparagus Risotto
Spring Pea and Asparagus RisottoErin's Spring Panzanella with Fresh Peas and Fennel
Erin’s Spring Panzanella with Fresh Peas and Fennel.



How I enjoy radishes! Raw, sliced radishes provide a spicy crunch to salads and makes a terrific garnish for fresh Mexican meals. I frequently choose radishes to raw red onion, which can quickly overwhelm other raw active ingredients. Entire, raw, hot radishes served with butter and flaky salt are an exceptionally basic and scrumptious appetiser. I likewise enjoy pickled radishes, however the decision is still out on roasted radishes. Radishes somewhere else:

  • Breakfast Tacos with Avocado Radish Salsa by The Year in Food
  • Charred Corn Tacos With Zucchini-Radish Slaw by Smitten Cooking Area
  • Radish and Egg Salad Sandwiches by A Couple Cooks
  • Super Basic Radish Salad with Crème Fraiche by Yummy Dinner

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Tortilla Soup
Tortilla SoupChilaquiles Rojos
Chilaquiles RojosFattoush Salad with Mint Dressing
Fattoush Salad with Mint DressingFresh Herbed Avocado Salad
Fresh Herbed Avocado Salad.

Sugary Food Potatoes

sweet potatoes

I utilized to dislike sweet potatoes! Then I attempted a mouthwatering sweet potato fry and altered my tune. I still do not take pleasure in sweetened sweet potatoes (marshmallow sweet potato casserole, no thank you), however I might live off of salted, caramelized, roasted sweet potato. I specifically enjoy Mexican-style sweet potatoes with black beans, salsa verde and hot sauce! Sweet potatoes somewhere else:

  • Crispy Sugary Food Potato Roast by Smitten Cooking Area
  • Miso-Maple Sugary Food Potato Tacos by Love and Lemons
  • Sugary Food Potato Granola by Minimalist Baker
  • Vanilla Bean Sugary Food Potato Waffles by Happiness the Baker

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Pecan Sweet Potato Casserole
Pecan Sugary Food Potato CasseroleFavorite Veggie Burgers
Favorite Vegetable BurgersPerfect Roasted Sweet Potatoes
Perfect Roasted Sugary Food PotatoesSeriously Good Vegetable Soup
Seriously Excellent Veggie Soup.

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