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16 Light & Tasty Spring Recipes

Happy 1st Day of Spring!!

Though the winter here in ND was surprisingly nice and not-so-rigid-cold as years before, I’m ready for spring! For more sunshine and blue sky, for fresh fruits and popsicles, for dresses and flip-flops… Err, am I describing summer? Anyhow, I’m excited for a new season!!

And to celebrate, I’m went through my archive and dug up some light and tasty recipes for you.

16 Light & Tasty Spring Recipes

1.Let’s start with CAKES!

16 Light & Tasty Spring Recipes

  • Nothing beats light and airy, tall and elegant, simple Angel Food Cake smothered with honey glazed strawberry sauce. If this doesn’t scream spring, I don’t know what does!
  • Ok, I had to include these cute Mini Carrot Cakes with Candied Pecans. They’re not only perfectly popable, they’re just so darn adorable to look at! Add this to your Easter menu!!
  • This’s super unusual, I know! But hear me out… This creamy delicious Carrot Cheesecake doesn’t taste like carrots at all. Just smooth and creamy tinted cheesecake with rich and nutty crust! Ah, and the tangy sour cream topping is to die for too!
  • And let’s not forget to have this rustic Layered Carrot Cake this season. Super moist and dense cake layers filled with classic cream cheese filling! So-so-goooood!!

2. Savory Bites for Perfect Brunch

16 Light & Tasty Spring Recipes

3. Mini sweets!!!

16 Light & Tasty Spring Recipes

4. Onto the Drinks!

16 Light & Tasty Spring Recipes

  • I don’t usually make carefully layered smoothies, like this Rainbow Smoothie, on daily basis. Not even on weekly, or monthly basis, to be honest! It’s reserved for special occasions only, and I think welcoming spring is totally considered that special occasions. Wouldn’t you agree?
  • Strawberry Mojito!!! A big pitcher-full!! Yes, yes, please!! So refreshing and delicious!
  • Another delicious batch drink you could make for Easter brunch is this fancy-looking Moscato Sangria! Takes minutes to make it, impressive and oh-so-delicious! Just imagine having a bowl full of boozy fruits at the end. I die!
  • If you’re in the mood for some tropical flavors, this Pineapple Coconut Spritzer is for you! It’s amazingly refreshing, obviously!

And finally, some inspiration from around the web:

Now, tell me what’s your most favorite spring recipe?

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4 comments

  1. They are look so good and my layered smoothie would never look that pretty! Visiting from Wow Me Wednesday.

  2. These are great ideas!  They looks so fun and bright 🙂