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10 Of Our Favorite Spring Recipes

Easy Spring Recipes

With the nicer weather settling in – okay, for MOST of us – we’re looking for recipes that fill the need when it comes to lighter fare and easier prep time. Less time in the kitchen would make anyone happy, right?

Warm weather recipes perfect for spring and summer. BBQ recipes, BBQ side recipes. summer recipes, easy dressings, poppyseed dressing, lettuce wraps.  Summer recipes healthy.

So, I’ve gathered up a few of our community’s favorite spring recipes for your meal planning.

Chicken and Dressing

Hillary has an incredible looking BBQ Chicken and Non-Buttermilk Ranch Dressing recipe for you. This dressing recipe is straightforward and looks amazing.

Fancy Salad Recipe

And Susan shares her very favorite salad recipe – it’s her go-to when she needs to bring a salad to a meal or any event. This Spinach and Butter Lettuce Salad with Pecans and Blue Cheese looks phenomenal. The vinaigrette looks so easy, it’s possible that even I could make it.

Strawberry-Almond Salad

Then head on over to Recipe Renovator to find Stephanie’s Strawberry-Almond Salad with Balsamic Fig Dressing. Because strawberries in salad are amazing, and this is no exception!

Easy Bruschetta Recipe

I absolutely needed to include this beautiful bruschetta recipe. Carol’s famous bruschetta looks like something I’ll be adding to my recipes – and what’s got me excited? It’s just for me – nobody else in my family eats tomatoes!

Hot Salad Recipe

Pam’s got a different take on salad for us. She cooks hers! This hot salad recipe looks really good and seems to be about as easy as a cold salad would be.

Summer Bean Salad Recipe

And this Garbanzo Bean Salad with Sun-Dried Tomatoes is right up my alley. Rebecca’s recipe has us combining some simple ingredients and letting it all marinate for a while and then it’s done.

Fancy Chicken Salad Recipe

This Almond, Apple and Raisin Chicken Salad from Carolann is a perfect recipe for picnics and potlucks.

Easy Poppyseed Dressing

Looking for that perfect dressing to top off your favorite salad or pasta recipe with? Karen has a Poppy Dressing that fits the bill perfectly.

World’s Best Guacamole Recipe

Here at Midlife Boulevard we’ve shared the World’s Best Guacamole recipe with you before – so add that to your spring planning. You’re going to want to include it, for sure.

Skinny Lettuce Wraps

And these Low-Carb Mu Shu Lettuce Wraps make the perfect spring dinner, with enough leftovers for lunch!

What about you? Do you have a favorite warm-weather recipe that’s super easy to make? Let me know and maybe I’ll include it in my next recipe round-up!

Andrea Bates

Andrea is a native New Yorker living in NC who has become quite accustomed to wearing flip flops year-round. A licensed clinical social worker, she spends her free time volunteering for a number of organizations supporting women (more specifically, mothers) in need of a reminder that they are not alone. Andrea blogs at Good Girl Gone Redneck, where she writes from the heart, sharing the ins and outs of parenting, family and relationships. She also devours books and regularly features her honest reviews, ensuring that her readers are intrigued and ready for more.

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Rebecca Forstadt Olkowski

Wednesday 27th of April 2016

Thanks so much for including my garbanzo bean salads. It's on of my favorites. Great collection.

Caryn/The Mid Life Guru

Monday 25th of April 2016

All I can say is YUM!!

Karen @BakingInATornado

Monday 25th of April 2016

Thanks for including one of mine in this great group of recipes. Sharing!


Sunday 17th of April 2016

Thanks for including my chicken salad in your roundup! It's so yummy we love it!

Friday 15th of April 2016

I love all the yummy recipes you shared for spring, Andrea! Thank you so much for including my Low-Carb Mu Shu Lettuce Wraps. All the best, Nancy

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