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Cooking Spring Side Dishes with Fresh Veggies

Healthy Spring Side Dishes

This week, we featured spring side dishes that make use of some of your favorite fresh spring veggies.

First up is a Spring Pea and Radish Salad worth shelling fresh peas for.

Spring Pea and Radish Salad
Image and Recipe via Running with Tweezers

 

These bright Roasted Potatoes and Lemon with Dill will satisfy your potato craving.

Roasted Potatoes and Lemon with Dill
Image and Recipe via Real Simple

 

Keep some Pickled Lavender Carrots on hand for a twist on your sandwich.

Pickled Lavendar Carrots
Image and Recipe via Rattlebridge Farm

 

Asparagus with Citrus Sauce is light and refreshing with grilled chicken or fish.

Asparagus with Citrus Sauce
Image and Recipe via Good Housekeeping

 

Throw together this Carrot, Avocado, and Orange Salad for your next BBQ.

Carrot, Avocado, and Orange Salad
Image and Recipe via Epicurious

 

Spring Orzo Pasta Salad with Asparagus and Artichokes will be a tasty and vibrant addition to your spring meals.

Spring Orzo Pasta Salad with Asparagus and Artichokes
Image and Recipe via Food for My Family

 

This Crunchy Sprout and Daikon Salad with Mint is a great coleslaw replacement.

Crunchy Sprout and Daikon Salad with Mint
Image and Recipe via Whole Living
Fresh Healthy Pea Recipes

Healthy Pea Recipes

Unless you’re a gardener, you may not know that April is the perfect time to eat fresh peas! So this week in food, we gave you delicious, healthy pea recipes.

First up for Meatless Monday was a Fresh Pea and Garlic Gazpacho that is perfect for spring and summer meals.

Fresh Pea and Garlic Gazpacho
Image and Recipe via My Recipes

 

This Green Goddess Salad of Quinoa, Avocado, Peas, and Pistachios is a perfect healthy and filling lunch.

Green Goddess Salad
Image and Recipe via Journey Kitchen

 

This Barbecue Salmon and Snap Pea Slaw recipe is a fun take on summer classics that clocks in at just 268 calories.

Barbecue Salmon and Snap Pea Slaw
Image and Recipe via My Recipes

 

Trick your kids into eating their peas with this tasty appetizer of Pea Pesto Crostini that makes the vegetable into a cheesy and smooth dip.

Pea Pesto Crostini
Image and Recipe via Food Network

 

Newfangled Peas and Carrots are the perfect side dish for gardeners, using the tender sprouts of the plant.

Newfangled Peas and Carrots
Image and Recipe via My Recipes

 

This Slow-Cooker Coconut Ginger Chicken and Vegetables is a rich and creamy stew featuring pea pods.

Slow-Cooker Coconut Ginger Chicken and Vegetables
Image and Recipe via Simple Bites