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Spring has sprung, and the weather is warming up, which means it’s time to start thinking about cooking those lightened-up recipes as new spring crops begin to come in!

We’ve pulled together a great list of our best in-season, Healthy Spring Recipes, starting with breakfast and ending with dessert. All spring long we will be adding to this list as we have new recipes, so we recommend bookmarking this page so you can cook your way through these healthier seasonal favorites!

Healthy spring recipes.

No matter where you live, you’re likely feeling the shift in weather, longer days, and seeing the fresh crops showing up in your local markets.

Spring is really feeling to be in the air and it’s the time of year when we are dying to be outside after a few months of being bundled up. Not only does spring bring warmer weather, but it’s also the time for bright dishes using both the end of the winter crop of citrus and the new spring crop of veggies coming off the farm.

Bring on all the spring salads and easy dinners to make as the weather continues to warm up! We’re sharing our favorite spring dishes for you to make over the next few months!

What's In Season In The Spring - Lexi's Clean Kitchen

I always opt for using fresh, local, in-season produce when I can. And as a bonus, it can often be cheaper!

What’s In Season

  • Broccoli
  • Cauliflower
  • Leeks
  • Artichokes
  • Spring lettuce greens
  • Asparagus
  • Radishes
  • Peas
  • Sweet Spring Parsnips
  • Chives
  • New Potatoes
  • Apricots
  • Bananas
  • Cabbage
  • Limes
  • Lemons
  • Kale
  • Spinach
  • Chard
  • Rhubarb
  • Grapefruit
  • Strawberries
  • Maple Syrup!
Raspberry oat breakfast bars.

Healthy Spring Breakfast Recipes

Slow cooker brisket.

Healthy Spring Holiday Dishes

There are quite a few spring holidays, from St. Patrick’s Day to Passover, Easter, and Mother’s Day! Here are some of our favorite recipes for spring holidays!

Instant pot lemon chicken.

Healthy Spring Dinner Recipes

Paleo Lemon Bars

Spring Baking Recipes

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Healthy recipes to make in the spring.

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  1. so many to choose from, love all of these, starting with Sweet Potato Breakfast Salad!, thank you for all of them

  2. Always looking for something healthy using what is available in fruits and vegetables, depending on the season. Thank you

  3. Thanks for sharing! I never remember to keep seasons in mind when I shop. This is super helpful for meal planning!