Ah, springtime. The sun is shining, the crisp air is blowing, the flowers are blooming; there are so many refreshing details that make this season the perfect departure from a long, dreary winter. Plus, it’s finally time to head outside and tend the garden you’ve been missing for months! Growing your own produce isn’t just a fun hobby, it’s a healthy habit that encourages you to take advantage of having the freshest fruits and vegetables at your disposal.
Looking for new, interesting and delicious ways to make use of your fresh produce this season? Here are a few springtime salad recipes you can try:
1. Sunshine Carrot Salad
Bring this vibrant salad as a side dish to the first picnic of the year.
3 cups carrots 1/2 cup organic raisins 1 celery stalk 1 Red Delicious apple 1/2 cup raw almonds Apple juice
First, peel and grate the apple and carrot, then chop the celery finely. Mix and set aside.
Place remaining ingredients in a blender and mix until it reaches a smooth and creamy consistency.
Pour liquid mixture into carrot, apple and celery mixture and toss to combine. Enjoy!
2. Radiant Quinoa Salad
This recipe makes a great option for lunch on a warm spring day.
28 Kalamata olives, halved or quartered 2 cups green peas 2 cups chopped carrots 2 cups chopped tomatoes 1/2 cup sprouted or cooked quinoa 3/4 cup pumpkin seeds 1/2 cup sunflowers seeds 3/4 cup raisins 8 cashews for garnish
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