/19 Deliciously Simple Healthy Recipes You Have to Try This Spring

19 Deliciously Simple Healthy Recipes You Have to Try This Spring

The weather is gearing up for spring and that means it’s time to enjoy some simple healthy recipes with my fave fruits and veggies.

simple healthy spring recipes

simple healthy spring recipes

If you live in the Midwest like I do, you’re probably experiencing all sorts of seasonal confusion right about now. One day you’re thinking, OMG did spring arrive early this year?! to Why am I walking to work in Eskimo boots? the next. Ohio, why you gotta be like that?

Luckily, I’ve got a list of oh, so delicious recipes that’ll make you feel on point, despite the seasonal blues. But first, what’s in season right now? Some of my absolute favorites, of course! You may notice that I use these ingredients ALL THE TIME when I’m cooking and baking in the kitchen.

I like to use these seasonal ingredients pretty frequently in my recipes:

  • Artichoke
  • Asparagus
  • Avocado
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Lemon
  • Sweet Potato
  • Apples
  • Strawberries
  • Maple Syrup

Now that you know which delish fruits and veggies are in season, here’s a list of easy-peasy recipes from Hummusapien that you def need to try this spring.

Yummy, Yummy in my Tummy Breakfast Ideas

Start your day off right with one of these fantabulous oatmeal bars or muffins!

STRAWBERRY QUINOA OATMEAL BARS

Hannah says, “These sound deeeelicious! I love when people use quinoa in a nontraditional way!”

Strawberry Quinoa Oatmeal Bars

Strawberry Quinoa Oatmeal Bars

Fluffy Lemon Blueberry Muffins

Kori says, “Ohmygah these look and sound amazing!! I’m going to make these this weekend and your chai carrot banana bread for Easter. Your baking is on point!!”

Fluffy 100% whole grain Vegan Lemon Blueberry Muffins bursting with bright lemon flavor! Moist, healthy, irresistible muffins the whole family will love.

Fluffy 100% whole grain Vegan Lemon Blueberry Muffins bursting with bright lemon flavor! Moist, healthy, irresistible muffins the whole family will love.

LEMON COCONUT BAKED OATMEAL CUPS

Shokufeh says “Thanks for this recipe! Made these the other night and have been enjoying the tasty and easy breakfasts. It turns out that I picked up quick cooking oats last time, so mine was a mix of old-fashioned and quick cooking. I think it made for a more muffin-like texture than my baked oatmeal usually is:)”

Moist and delicious Lemon Coconut Baked Oatmeal Cups with no added sugar make the perfect healthy breakfast on the go! Vegan and gluten-free.

Moist and delicious Lemon Coconut Baked Oatmeal Cups with no added sugar make the perfect healthy breakfast on the go! Vegan and gluten-free.

STRAWBERRY AVOCADO TOAST

Julia says, “Guac and strawbs on my toasty toast?! I want a whole loaf’s worth!”

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SPINACH, MUSHROOM AND ARTICHOKE QUICHE WITH SPELT CRUST

Sara says, “This was so easy and perfect for brunch! Love that you can throw in whatever veggies and cheese you have on hand. Thank you!”

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Super Scrumptious Side Dishes

Add a little sugar, spice, and everything nice to your dinner prep with these awesome side dishes.

GRILLED SWEET POTATOES WITH CILANTRO LIME CREMA

Maureen says, “I like this recipe because I don’t have to worry about boiling the sweet potatoes too much!”

Easy grilled sweet potatoes loaded with spices and grilled to perfection with a creamy cilantro lime yogurt sauce for dipping! The perfect healthy summer side dish.

Easy grilled sweet potatoes loaded with spices and grilled to perfection with a creamy cilantro lime yogurt sauce for dipping! The perfect healthy summer side dish.

VEGAN CREAMY BAKED KALE AND ARTICHOKE DIP

Dylan says, “I made this dip a few weeks ago and believe me when I say it was DIVINE!!”

Enjoy this deliciously creamy Vegan Baked Kale and Artichoke Dip at your next get together! You'd never guess it wad dairy-free and HEALTHY!

Enjoy this deliciously creamy Vegan Baked Kale and Artichoke Dip at your next get together! You'd never guess it wad dairy-free and HEALTHY!

ROASTED ARTICHOKES WITH CREAMY CASHEW AIOLI

Allie says, “OMGAAHH these look amazing and I will be making ASAP. Artichokes are one of my faves, but also one of those that I rarely ever cook (I feel like that’s what everyone says?). That aioli looks drool worthy too!”

These bright and nutty oven roasted artichokes with dairy-free creamy cashew aioli make the perfect side dish or appetizer. Vegan and gluten-free.

These bright and nutty oven roasted artichokes with dairy-free creamy cashew aioli make the perfect side dish or appetizer. Vegan and gluten-free.

THE BEST VEGAN BROCCOLI SALAD

Rachel says, “I don’t like traditional broccoli salad because I hate mayo but I can totes get on board with this mayo-less version! YUM!”

The best vegan and gluten-free broccoli salad...sweet, creamy, tangy, crunchy--perfect for potlucks and cookouts!

The best vegan and gluten-free broccoli salad...sweet, creamy, tangy, crunchy--perfect for potlucks and cookouts!

The Easy Make Dinners that Make Perfect Leftovers

These are the dinner recipes that’ll make your family and friends ask for seconds and then thirds. Dig in!

CREAMY SPRING VEGETABLE PASTA PRIMAVERA

Courtney says, “It was a life-changing day when I realized that hummus makes an awesome vegan cream sauce. So easy and an extra serving of veg! This sounds like a great recipe!”

This healthy 30-minute Creamy Spring Vegetable Pasta Primavera made with whole grain spaghetti, loads of fresh veggies and a creamy sauce is the perfect satisfying meal! Vegan and gluten-free option.

This healthy 30-minute Creamy Spring Vegetable Pasta Primavera made with whole grain spaghetti, loads of fresh veggies and a creamy sauce is the perfect satisfying meal! Vegan and gluten-free option.

GRILLED FISH TACOS WITH STRAWBERRY AVOCADO SALSA AND LIME CREMA

Karen says, “Strawberry salsa is such a great idea and really jazzes these tacos – so pretty!”

These summery Grilled Fish Tacos with fresh Strawberry Avocado Salsa and Lime Crema are a healthy meal bursting with flavor that the whole family will love!

These summery Grilled Fish Tacos with fresh Strawberry Avocado Salsa and Lime Crema are a healthy meal bursting with flavor that the whole family will love!

CREAMY VEGETABLE CHICKPEA CURRY

Ryan says, “We enjoyed this recipe immensely! Added a small can of coconut milk, which made it even better!”

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VEGAN TACO STUFFED SWEET POTATOES

Ro says, “Always a party in our tummy! My little family loved these! From the slaw to the sweet potatoes to everything between—just amazing!”

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CHICKPEA BROCCOLI BUDDHA BOWL

Marina says, “I LOVE Buddha bowls, and anything with the addition of chickpeas and broccoli makes me happy. This is definitely in the making for me this week! I’m also obsessed with peanut sauce, so you’ve made all my dreams come true with this recipe! <3”

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VEGAN BROCCOLI CHEEZE CHICKPEA BURGERS

Amanda says, “Looooove. And even more so because of the oat flour, nutritional yeast, and ground flaxseed 😉 Couldn’t live without those suckers!”

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Decadent Desserts

STRAWBERRIES AND CREAM CHIA PUDDING

Caitlyn says, “I am SO into chia pudding right now, but blended? Who woulda thunk it? Cant wait to try!”

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VEGAN CHOCOLATE CHUNK BANANA BREAD

Christen says, “Alexis…. this banana bread is AMAZING!! Noah (my five year-old) and I made it this afternoon and he ate two pieces! Even my husband commented that it was the best banana bread we’ve ever made. Thanks for the recipe!!”

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CHAI-SPICED CARROT BANANA BREAD WITH CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

Lisa says, “My mouth is literally watering reading this recipe and looking at the pictures. I can’t wait to try it!”

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CHOCOLATE-DRIZZLED FRUIT KABOBS

Kate says, “Such a good idea to get a sweet tooth fix without loading yourself with processed sugar and artificial ingredients.”

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The love for these recipes is SO appreciated. I’m stoked you lovelies enjoy these flavorful inventions as much as I do. Happy almost spring!