Favorite Spring Recipes

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Spring is just around the corner so today I am sharing a round up of my all time favorite Spring recipes to make! 

Happy March, y’all! I can’t believe that we are just a couple weeks away from the start of Spring and just a few days away from Daylight Savings Time! 

I for one am very excited to have more sunshine-y hours in the day and I’m especially excited for the seasonal produce, flowers blooming and good food! 

And that’s why I’m here today – sharing a few of my favorite Spring recipes to hopefully inspire you. 

Btw – if you didn’t know Easter actually falls in March this year, March 31st! So be sure to go ahead and start planning that meal if you haven’t already. Let’s get started! 

Brunch/Breakfast Recipes: 

strawberry cream cheese coffee cake with a bite taken out with a fork in the photo

Strawberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake: a delightfully soft and sweet coffee cake base with a tangy cream cheese swirl running throughout each piece. So delightful and perfect to pair with coffee! 

bacon egg and cheese tart sliced in half with runny yolk

Bacon Egg and Cheese Tarts: for my savory loving friends, you can’t get any better than these tarts! Flaky puff pastry loaded with cheese, crispy bacon and a runny egg. Easter brunch please!

overhead photo of strawberry elderflower glazed donuts with pink flowers and strawberries in photo

Strawberry Elderflower Glazed Donuts: These donuts are SO soft, fluffy and loaded with fresh strawberries. The elderflower glaze has the perfect floral essence to get you in the mood for Spring!

overhead photo of slices of stacked lemon blueberry banana bread

Zesty Lemon Blueberry Banana Bread: this bread is the ultimate one bowl baking recipe that combines juicy blueberries with zesty lemon in a dense and thick bread. It’s perfect when warm with butter!

Side Dishes: 

side view close up of roasted rainbow carrots with the maple dijon sauce on top

Roasted Rainbow Carrots: carrots are so underrated – I love how these roasted carrots get so extra sweet and caramelized in the oven. Highly recommend the maple dijon sauce on the side too! 

big bowl of roasted garlic mashed potatoes with slab of butter on top

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes: My go-to side dish for almost every meal because who doesn’t love mashed potatoes? Bonus points if you add extra butter on top!

overhead photo of slices of guinness beer bread slathered in butter

Guinness Beer Bread: If you’re looking for a fun St. Patrick’s Day treat, this Guinness Beer Bread is for you! It’s delicious on its own, with butter or alongside a big bowl of beef stew!

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Greek Orzo Pasta Salad: I love this one SO much. Orzo is an incredible pasta and the other fresh veggies/flavors in this make it POP! 

Main Dishes: 

overhead photo of guinness short ribs in bowl of mashed potatoes

Instant Pot Guinness Braised Short Ribs: My all time favorite recipe to make in March – and I’m pretty sure this is my husband’s favorite recipe on OBB in general. It’s incredibly flavor and you must serve it with the roasted garlic mashed potatoes above!

overhead photo of garnished salmon bowl with pita bread and lemons on the side

Mediterranean Salmon Bowls: If you’re looking for something light, ultra flavorful and full of veggies, this is for you! I love how crispy the salmon bites get. Don’t skimp on the feta cheese at the end!

overhead photo of charred corn tortillas with chipotle ground chicken on top

Ground Chicken Tacos with Chipotle Crema: One of my favorite easy weeknight dinners that is SO flavorful – I love the chipotle crema and loading it into warm tortillas!

side view photo of chicken pesto meatballs on bed of pasta in bowl

Chicken Pesto Meatballs: These are perfect to meal prep for lunches or whip up on a busy weeknight! Serve with your favorite pasta and enjoy!

Desserts: 

close up view of inside of carrot cake blondie with cream cheese icing

Carrot Cake Blondies: These are SO SO good. Thick, dense, rich and full of all the carrot cake flavor you know and love. Highly recommend.  

buttery soft baked coconut pecan cookies

Coconut Pecan Cookies: If you’re looking for a unique cookie that doesn’t involve lots of chocolate, let me introduce you to these Coconut Pecan Cookies! They are buttery soft and delicious!

gooey marshmallow pull of lucky charms treat bars

Lucky Charms Treat Bars: A happy and fun St. Patrick’s Day dessert option! Gooey, loaded with Lucky Charms and a treat that both kids and adults will love.

banana pudding in large dish with wooden spoon

Easy Homemade Banana Pudding: My favorite dessert recipe to make for Easter! Homemade pudding is a labor of love but to me, it’s so worth it! 

I hope these recipes gave you some inspiration for the next few months – I can’t wait to post a couple new recipes as well so keep an eye out! Thank you for being here, guys! XO -Haylie 

Thank you so much for following along here, friends! Want to see more? Be sure to follow ourbalancedbowl on Instagram and tag me with your photo if you end up making a recipe! You can also post a photo of your recipe to the Our Balanced Bowl Facebook page! Like a recipe that you saw? Follow me on Pinterest here! I always love to see your re-creations! If you do make a recipe, it would make my whole day if you were to rate and comment so I can get your feedback! Lots of love! – Haylie

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