5 Essential Ingredients You Need This Spring

It is officially Spring and that means everything fresh, bright, and colorful. And that goes for your food as well! Luckily, we have prepared a list of our five essential ingredients you will need this season. These ingredients are versatile and delicious and can be incorporated into many different recipes to step into Spring.



So what's the deal with arugula? It's delicious, it's in season, and it's amazing for you. There are a lot of health benefits when it comes to eating Arugula. To just name a few....it cleanses and detoxifies the body, helps reduce inflammation, and is a cancer-fighting power food.

Some of our favorite arugula dishes include Citrus Salad with Mint Vinaigrette, Fettucine with Arugula and Ricotta, Salad with Prosciutto, Arugula, and Mozarella, and Curried Chicken, Arugula, and Pineapple.





Springtime and fresh spinach...is there a better combination? Spinach is a superfood and is loaded with nutrients, vitamins, and minerals. It also does wonders for skin, hair, and bone health.

If you love spinach, give these recipes a try: Chicken with Creamed Spinach Crepes, Risotto with Spinach and Peas, Chicken and Spinach Salad with Bulgur Wheat, and Grilled Tri-Tip with Creamed Spinach.




1 ingredient + endless possibilities. Asparagus is officially in season and it is incredibly versatile. It is also low in calories and jam-packed with nutrients, including fiber, folate, and Vitamins A, C, and K. It also helps with digestion and manages blood pressure.

Take a look at some of our favorite recipes with Asparagus: Asparagus with Cashew Cream, Turkey, Asparagus, and Goat Cheese Penne, Salmon with Lemon Hollandaise, Asparagus, and Rice, and Lemon Caper Asparagus.




Peas are often overlooked but don't be fooled, they're delicious and quite healthy...and in season! There are so many ways to incorporate peas into your diet, so below we've shared a few of our favorites.

Smashed Pea and Bean Dip, Scallops with Pea ⁠Purée⁠, and Pea and Mint Soup.⁠





Another superfood, beets help to boost energy, cleanse and detox the body, fight inflammation, improve cognitive and physical functions, and are full of nutrients and important vitamins and minerals. Beets are also incredibly versatile and easy to include in delicious dishes.

Check out some of our favorite dishes that incorporate beets: Beet Salad, Beet Hummus, Baked Beet Falafel Buddha Bowls, and Light and Fresh Beet Pasta.


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