What to Cook in March

March is here and it means the seasons are changing, with the weather soon improving in many places and with it the desire to switch up your regular rotation of meals in anticipation of all things spring. Here is a seasonal list of What to Cook in March!

What to cook in march.

Now that March is here, the itch for spring to arrive is real! The local produce is at its absolute barest in many colder regions, yet we can still find ways to enjoy what we do have. We’re sharing a list of 10 recipes we are super excited to make and eat in March!

Seasonal Market Finds

In March most of the root cellars are getting bare in cold climates, and we’re all aching for new arrivals at the farmer’s markets. But we’re still able to enjoy the late bloomers of winter and the early arrivals of spring.

  • Asparagus
  • Artichokes
  • Avocados
  • Citrus Fruits
  • Greens
  • Sweet Onions
  • Strawberries
  • Mushrooms
  • Potatoes
  • Sweet Potatoes

Strawberry overnight oats.

Strawberry and Cream Overnight Oats: These overnight oats are bursting with strawberry flavor and super creamy without actually having any cream. They are rich in fiber with an added dose of healthy fats and antioxidants thanks to the chia seed to help fuel you for the morning. This dairy-free overnight oats recipe is quick to make and you can make a few batches so you can grab and go on your way out the door in the morning.

Homemade Pop Tarts (Paleo) - Lexi's Clean Kitchen

Homemade Healthier Pop Tarts (Gluten-Free + How-To Video): A fun baking project that doubles as breakfast! This homemade pop tart recipe is gluten-free and grain-free, and pairs wonderfully with my homemade chia seed jam. Frost and enjoy!

Spicy Shrimp and Citrus Salad: When perfectly cooked shrimp with just the right amount of spice gets paired with all the winter citrus, you get salad magic! This Spicy Citrus Shrimp Salad comes together in roughly 20 minutes, and it’s the perfect hearty weeknight salad that everyone will love. Especially during the winter months when fresh citrus is in abundance!

Mushroom Ricotta Pasta on plate

Creamy Mushroom Ricotta Pasta: I cannot stop making this creamy mushroom ricotta pasta! It’s made in under 30 minutes, uses minimal ingredients, is a meatless dish, and is a hearty dinner (think super special, but not complicated), that will make everyone fall in love with mushrooms all over again.

Lemon chicken

Instant Pot Lemon Chicken with Artichokes and Asparagus: Need a delicious light dinner that doesn’t require much cooking and is so DELICIOUS? Then this Instant Pot Lemon Chicken with Artichokes and Asparagus is just what you need to make tonight! This seasonal and bright dinner is perfect for a night you still want something delicious but don’t want to cook much.

Cream of mushroom soup

Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup (Lightened-Up!): Our lightened up, dairy-free homemade cream of mushroom soup really is so easy to make and everyone has been loving it. It really takes a few simple ingredients that come together to make a hearty and flavorful, yet healthier cream of mushroom soup!

Braised artichokes.

Braised Artichokes with Garlicky Pecan Bread Crumbs: These braised artichokes with pecan breadcrumbs are such a special treat with a nutty and rich flavor that they are worth the effort of making. This dish can serve as a nutritious side dish, appetizer or snack! This artichoke dish is paleo, gluten-free and low-carb. And don’t forget to check out our Artichoke 101 guide!

Corned Beef

Instant Pot Corned Beef and Cabbage: This dish comes out so just as tender and flavorful as the stove top version, but in half the time! This corned beef dinner with cabbage, potatoes, and carrots is the perfect dish for a classic for St. Patrick’s Day. And also check out our DIY Corned Beef Brine (and don’t wait on this…you need to do it well in advance).

Corned beef hash

Corned Beef Hash: This Easy Corned Beef Hash is the best way to use up leftover corned beef OR the best excuse to make corned beef from scratch! It’s a simple dish that is hearty and comforting, made under 20 minutes with only a handful of ingredients. Top with a fried egg and this gluten-free, paleo, and whole30-friendly breakfast is ready!

Slices of lemon poppy seed bread.

Gluten-Free Lemon Poppy Seed Bread: Lemons and poppy seeds together are such a winning combination. Especially when baked into this gluten-free Lemon Poppy Seed Bread! This dairy-free loaf is tender, moist, and just sweet enough. Top it with a heavenly lemon glaze and it will be the hit of your brunches and lunches all summer long.

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March 1, 2021

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