Fresh Start with Spring Recipes

healthy spring recipes gluten freeSpring cleaning, spring wardrobe, spring fever – it’s all about the new feeling of a fresh start. Dust off the colder weather and start to thrive in the longer days and more active lifestyle. Though January and the new year are advertised as the time to start over, we think that there is no time like the present!

This school year is (almost) coming to a close, and the parks are starting to fill up with activities, laughter and the smells of springtime. If you have been waiting to come out of your winter hibernation, now is the time. With the changing seasons comes a change in menu as well, and that is definitely worth getting out for. Find inspiration from the hues beginning to bloom around you – the green trees, the yellow flowers, the blue skies. Spring means it’s time to dress in color and definitely eat in color.

We’re excited about the newness that is all around us, and we hope you are too. So fill up on an inspiring meal and get outdoors to enjoy the fresh start that is going on all around you. Check out these recipes for some spring meal ideas that have delicious produce for the new season:

Kale, Asparagus and Leek Quiche with Quinoa Crust

Purple Quinoa with Roasted Carrots & Carrot Top Pistou

Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp with Ancient Grain Topping

Gouda and Spinach Shells with Cheese

Red Lentil Rotelle with Lemony Ricotta, Peas and Greens