From carrot soup to spring tabbouleh salad and fresh fruit, there's so much to savor this season with these fresh ingredients.
Crisp Veggies & Savory Yogurt Dip
With just a few spices and seasonings mixed into creamy greek yogurt, you’ll have a flavorful pairing for your favorite fresh veggies – baby carrots, celery sticks, sliced cucumber, broccoli or cauliflower florets, and any other veggies you love most. Ready to make this savory, simple greek yogurt dip? Here's the recipe.
Easy & Light Carrot Soup
Comforting, healthy, and filling. This soup is perfect for a delicious lunch, dinner, or even a small bowl as a snack in the springtime. It takes just about 30 minutes to whip up and you’ll have eight servings to enjoy the rest of the week – or freeze the leftovers and have another time.
You’ll need a cutting board, a knife, a vegetable peeler, a soup pot, a blender, and a few simple ingredients. Sauté onion in a pan with a bit of butter, add in carrots to caramelize, add garlic, and stir in your broth. Cook until the carrots are tender before transferring to the blender to emulsify. Click here to follow along with the exact recipe, and you’ll be sipping on a tasty soup in no time.
Spring Tabbouleh Salad
Couscous, asparagus, and green lentils are the stars of the show in this beautiful, spring tabbouleh salad. To make this meal, you’ll need to cook the couscous, the asparagus, and the lentils. Toss all the ingredients together in a large bowl, and mix well to incorporate all those delicious flavors.
Fresh Fruit Spring Rolls
For this light, sweet, and refreshing recipe, all you’ll need is sliced fruit and rice paper wraps. This recipe is great for light snacking or to have as a healthy dessert. Prepare your fresh fruit by washing, drying, and slicing into bite-sized pieces. Strawberries, kiwi, mango, berries, and ripe pears make a great filling for these rolls.
Wet your rice paper wraps (follow the directions on the packaging), lay flat onto a cutting board, place fruit into the lower third of the paper, then fold the wrap edges over as if you were assembling a small burrito.
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