Springing Into Spring: Simple Recipes That Will Make You Feel Energized

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Written by Caroline Livingston

Spring is that time of year when everyone wants to have a fresh start and feel more energized and ready for the new season ahead. I have here 4 simple recipes that will have you “springing into spring” more ready than ever.

Spinach Smoothie: https://tasty.co/recipe/blueberry-banana-spinach-smoothieI know you might be thinking that smoothies should be sweet and packed with fruit, but by adding a handful of frozen or fresh spinach, you gain antioxidants and vitamins, making you more energized. Try this recipe from Tastyfor a simple yet delicious four-ingredient smoothie: Blueberry Banana Spinach Smoothie Recipe by Tasty

  • Ingredients:
1 cup blueberry1 cup baby spinach1 banana, chopped1 ½ cups ice
  • Instructions:
Blend all together in a blender or food processor until smooth. Enjoy!
Pan-Seared Salmon: https://tasty.co/recipe/pan-fried-salmonSalmon is a super-food with benefits for your brain, high in healthy fats, and Omega 3-fatty acids. Eating salmon will boost your brian productivity, making you more productive. Try this six-ingredient pan-seared salmon recipe from Tasty: Pan-Fried Salmon Recipe by Tasty
  • Ingredients:6 oz skinless salmon filletSalt, to tastePepper, to tasteOlive oil, for cooking1 lemon, slicedFresh thyme, as needed

Fresh Pesto: https://www.jocooks.com/recipes/easy-homemade-pesto-recipe/Now this one isn’t a meal but homemade pesto can be one of the freshest sauces. The bright basil and nutty undertones make it the perfect spring meal for hot and cold pasta. Try this recipe from Jo Cooks: https://www.jocooks.com/recipes/easy-homemade-pesto-recipe/

  • Ingredients:½ Cup Pine Nuts2 oz Fresh Basil½ Cup Grated Parmesan cheese½ Cup Olive Oil3 Cloves of peeled garlicSalt and pepper to taste

Honey-Lime Chicken and Avocado Salad: https://tasty.co/recipe/honey-lime-chicken-and-avocado-salad

This salad is fresh and bright with healthy fats from the avocado, protein from chicken, and acidity from lime. Try the recipe from Tastyfor a quick and easy salad. Easily substitute the marinated chicken for marinated pre-cooked rotisserie. Honey-Lime Chicken And Avocado Salad Recipeby Tasty:

  • Ingredients:

4 boneless chicken thighs1 head romaine lettuce, chopped½ cup cherry tomato halved½ red onion, thinly sliced2 avocados, chopped

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 teaspoon salt

2 cloves garlic, minced1 jalapeño pepper, minced½ teaspoon chili powder1 tablespoon honey4 tablespoons lime juice4 tablespoons olive oil2 tablespoons honey1 teaspoon salt½ teaspoon pepper4 tablespoons lime juice

CustomizeMix and match your own spring recipes from these basic ingredients and find your new favoritespring meal to get you ready for the season ahead.