Do the longer days have you looking for some spring meal inspiration? Check out these 15+ ideas for healthy spring dinners, easy spring breakfast ideas, light snacks, and even some springtime inspired desserts!
Spring Breakfast Ideas-Healthy, Easy & Fast
Here are a few ideas to start your mornings off, including a pizza frittata spring breakfast casserole, a hearty breakfast skillet and an apple cinnamon oatmeal bowl.
For me, nothing says spring breakfast or brunch like a frittata. This one features pizza toppings and marinara atop a fluffy egg base.
No heavy cheese or cream sauce weighs down this healthy breakfast skillet of eggs, sausage, sweet potatoes, onions, and peppers.
Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal
Creamy cinnamon oatmeal topped with roasted apple slices cooks up in about 20 minutes.
Spring Soup Ideas
For me, when the days get longer and brighter, I tend to eat less heavy meals. One of my favorite light spring meal ideas is soup made from seasonal veggies. Here are a few soups perfect for cool spring weather.
Chunky Vegetable Soup
Full of chunky carrots, zucchini, and cabbage in deliciously seasoned chicken broth, it’s light and perfect for springtime.
Fresh whole carrots blended into a creamy soup and topped with dill is a refreshing, delicious light meal for spring.
Tomato Basil Soup
Tomatoes, cream, broth, and basil combine in a tangy delicious soup that will keep you warm on those cool spring days.
Curried Parsnip Soup
To make this enticing curried parsnip soup in the soup maker, just combine curry powder, coriander, cumin, ginger, and cinnamon. Flavorful and warming, it’s the perfect cool weather soup.
Try these other delicious parsnip soup recipes!
Snacks & Appetizers
Soups aren’t the only light meals perfect for spring. Here are a couple appetizers/snacks that could double as light meals, too.
Nothing says spring like the bright, fresh flavors of tomato, mozzarella and basil. For this recipe, take slices of fresh mozzarella, sun dried tomatoes, and whole basil leaves, fold into flaky dough and bake.
Rosemary Pecan Baked Camembert
This savory camembert recipe is ooey-gooey deliciousness when served with a simple baguette. It’s perfect for a spring charcuterie board and bakes up in minutes on the grill!
Spring Dinner Ideas-Healthy 30-Minute Meals
As with most of my recipes, I prefer my spring meals healthy, low carb, and quick to prepare. So for these spring recipes, dinners will be on the table in about 30 minutes!
Ground beef, rice, tomato sauce and seasonings combine in a savory mixture for this classic recipe that’s on the table in 30 minutes!
Salmon Boursin Pasta
This Salmon Boursin Pasta recipe combines penne, salmon steaks and garlic and herb Boursin cheese into a rich, creamy pasta dish with spinach, butter, and parsley.
Honey Pepper Pimento Chicken Salad
Inspired by a popular fast food sandwich, this sweet and spicy keto Honey Pepper Pimento Chicken Salad recipe brings all the flavors to the table without all the carbs!
Tuna Feta Pasta Bake
Creamy, cheesy, and fast, this low carb tuna feta pasta bake needs less than 10 minutes hands-on time and is done in under 20 minutes in the Ninja Speedi. A perfect light meal for springtime!
Healthy Spring Dessert Ideas
We’ve covered all the other meals of the day, so we can’t forget about dessert. Here are some refreshing dessert ideas for spring.
Blend creamy vanilla ice cream with pineapple chunks and juice for a deliciously decadent dessert that’s light and refreshing.
Enjoy a refreshing keto dessert with this Ninja CREAMi lemon sorbet recipe! Tart lemon juice and your favorite low carb sweetener combine for a fresh citrus flavor.