Healthy Spring Recipes 2024

Hey there, foodies! It's time to trade in those hearty winter stews for lighter, fresher meals that celebrate the new season. Whether you're a seasoned chef or a kitchen newbie, these healthy spring recipes are sure to put a spring in your step. To kick things off, we've even thrown in a deliciously easy recipe for a spring-inspired appetizer to get you started!


Spring Charcuterie board

Recipe: Spring-Inspired Charcuterie Board


  • Assorted cheeses (think creamy brie, tangy goat cheese, and sharp cheddar)
  • Sliced prosciutto or other cured meats
  • Fresh fruits such as strawberries, grapes, and kiwi
  • Crunchy vegetables like radishes, cucumber slices, and cherry tomatoes
  • Nuts and seeds for crunch (almonds, walnuts, pomegranate seeds)
  • Crackers, breadsticks, or crusty bread for serving.


  1. Arrange your cheeses and cured meats on a large platter, leaving plenty of space between each item for easy snacking.
  2. Fill in the gaps with an assortment of fresh fruits and vegetables, arranging them in clusters for a visually appealing presentation.
  3. Sprinkle nuts and seeds throughout the board for added texture and flavor.
  4. Outline your board with your favorite crackers, breadsticks, or crusty bread, and serve dips and spreads on the side.
  5. Voila! Your spring-inspired charcuterie board is ready to enjoy.

Or if you're anything like me and want to have your appetizer pre-made, feel free to order the new Graze Craze® Springtime Spread charcuterie board instead!

Now that we've got your appetizer figured out, let's dive into some more healthy spring recipes that are as easy to make as they are delicious to eat.

1. Strawberry Spinach Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette: Toss together fresh spinach leaves, sliced strawberries, toasted nuts, and crumbled feta cheese for a refreshing salad that's as pretty as it is tasty. Drizzle with a tangy balsamic vinaigrette for the perfect finishing touch. Bonus points if you add dried dates on top! Seriously, I can't get enough of this super fruit!

2. Grilled Peach and Burrata Salad: Slice ripe peaches in half and grill them until caramelized, then toss them with fresh burrata cheese, arugula, and a drizzle of balsamic glaze for a sweet and savory salad.

3. Lemon Herb Grilled Chicken: Marinate chicken breasts in a zesty mixture of lemon juice, garlic, and fresh herbs, then throw them on the grill for a healthy and flavorful main course. Next, toss asparagus spears with olive oil, garlic, and Parmesan cheese, then roast them in the oven until tender and caramelized for a simple yet elegant side dish that pairs perfectly with your Lemon Herb Chicken.

4. Mango Coconut Chia Pudding: Mix coconut milk, chia seeds, and diced mangoes in a Mason jar, then let it chill in the fridge overnight for a creamy and satisfying dessert that's packed with fiber and vitamins. It's that easy.

There you have it!  A delicious lineup of healthy spring recipes to help you make the most of the season. These are sure to become staples in your springtime meal rotation.

Happy cooking!