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Spring

Here we feature a collection of the best Spring recipes!

It’s the season of fresh and bright ingredients! Try our Salmon and Asparagus Sheet Pan Dinner, Spring Orzo Salad, and our Carrot Cake Muffins!

These recipes are also perfect for your Easter celebration!

Image of pea crostini on a black marble serving platter, topped with pancetta and parmesan.

Creamy Pea Crostini with Pancetta

This flavorful and easy baked salmon with lemon and chives is a taste of summer! It is the perfect use for those chives in your garden! 

Easy Baked Salmon with Lemon and Chives

This spring salad is adorned with asparagus, grapefruit, crumbled feta, and creamy avocado. It's topped with a flavorful rosé vinaigrette, making it perfect for brunch or a light summer meal! 

Spring Salad with Rosé Vinaigrette, Asparagus, and Grapefruit

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Zucchini Noodle Salad with Beans, Feta, and Lemon

Image of Instant Pot Cake with Rhubarb

Rhubarb Instant Pot Cake (Rhubarb Upside Down Cake)

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Tortellini Pasta Salad with Pepperoni and Italian Vinaigrette – with video

This spring orzo salad is full of bright and fresh flavors that will make you happy from the very first bite! Crisp asparagus, spicy arugula, and flavorful pine nuts are all dressed in a springy basil lemon vinaigrette. It's a huge hit every time! Make it for your next party, you won't regret it!

Spring Orzo Salad with Arugula, Asparagus, Pine Nuts

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Pink Lemonade No-Bake Mini Cheesecakes

Bright and fragrant, this lemon basil vinaigrette dressing is the perfect healthy salad dressing. It's Whole30 compliant and is a great addition to a green tossed salad or a pasta salad. It's also great drizzled on top of grilled chicken! Get the easy salad dressing recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Lemon Basil Vinaigrette Dressing Recipe

This Salmon and Asparagus Sheet Pan Dinner with Potatoes is the easiest dinner thanks to a delicious shortcut! Even if you're intimidated by cooking fish, you can handle this recipe! Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Salmon and Asparagus Sheet Pan Dinner with Potatoes

Fresh tomato cream sauce tossed with angel hair pasta is the perfect spring and summer pasta. It's easy to make and is the perfect side next to grilled chicken or fish. Get the easy pasta recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Fresh Tomato Cream Sauce with Angel Hair Pasta (Pink Pasta)

This baked chimichanga recipe may be a far cry from a traditional chimichanga but the springtime flavors of the pesto, asparagus, and havarti inside a crispy baked tortilla will have everyone asking for more. Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Baked Chimichanga Recipe with Chicken, Pesto, Havarti, and Caramelized Onion

Crispy chicken thighs baked with dijon and dill are great on their own, but with the addition of roasted green beans and radishes, you have a perfect springtime sheet pan dinner. Get the easy recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Crispy Chicken Thighs with Dijon and Dill {sheet pan dinner}

Perfect for spring, this asparagus gruyere tart is a show-stopping addition to any brunch or appetizer table. You won't believe how easy it is to make! Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Asparagus Gruyère Tart with Balsamic Glaze – with Video!

Easy Grapefruit Cheesecake Bars with Mint

There aren't many better ways to start your day than with one of these morning glory muffins. Filling, flavorful, and oh so satisfying thanks to carrots, pineapple, coconut and raisins. Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Morning Glory Muffins

These spring herb cream cheese appetizer cups scream spring flavors and are easy to make - they come together in minutes they are a stunning addition to any appetizer spread. Get the super simple, 10 minute appetizer recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Spring Herb Cream Cheese Appetizer Cups

If you don't like or can't have tahini, this parley hummus without tahini should be your bean dip of choice! It comes together in 10 minutes or less and is perfect for healthy dipping. Get the healthy dip recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Hummus without Tahini – Parsley Flavor (Sesame & Nut Free)

Turkey Sausage and Asparagus Quiche - get the easy recipe that's perfect for brunch on RachelCooks.com!

Turkey Sausage and Asparagus Quiche

No Bake Lemon Berry Cheesecakes - get the easy dessert recipe on RachelCooks.com

No Bake Lemon Berry Cheesecakes – Individual! | with video

Clementine Smoothie with Vanilla - get the easy and delicious recipe on RachelCooks.com

Clementine Smoothie with Vanilla

You won't be able to stop eating these amazing carrot cake muffins - a cream cheese filling takes them over the top! Get the easy recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Carrot Cake Muffins with Cream Cheese Filling

Green Beans with Lemon and Feta - Get the easy recipe on RachelCooks.com

Green Beans with Lemon and Feta | with video!

Fresh Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing Recipe on RachelCooks.com

Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing Recipe with Fresh Raspberries