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Apr 18, 2015

34 Clean Eating Recipes That Are Perfect For Spring

It's easy to eat healthy when all the pretty green vegetables are in season.

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1. Smoked Salmon, Avocado, and Arugula Salad

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The best part about throwing a brunch party is the possibility of leftover smoked salmon. This is what you should do with it. Alternatively, buy smoked salmon specifically for this salad and feel great about that decision. Recipe here.

2. Easy Artichoke, Spinach, and Herb Frittata

3. Grilled Green Onions with Walnut Romesco

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If you've never had romesco, it's a tomato and red pepper sauce that gets blended with olive oil, vinegar, and nuts. Glad you know about it now, because you should be putting it on everything. Recipe here.

4. Skinny Shrimp Scampi with Zucchini Noodles

5. Collard Wraps with Roasted Vegetables, Quinoa, Brown Rice, and Mustard Miso

6. Garlicky Swiss Chard and Chickpeas

7. Sesame-Ginger Garlic Chicken and Broccoli Carrot Noodle Stir Fry

8. Roasted Onion and Fingerling Potato Salad with Chopped Egg and Herb Dressing

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Not all potato salads double as mayo bombs. Recipe here.

9. Spinach with Chickpeas and Sunny Side-Up Eggs

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Breakfast for dinner is always in season. Recipe here.

10. Chicken-Apricot Skewers

Christopher Baker / bonappetit.com

Everything is better on a stick. Recipe here.

11. Sautéed Radishes and Sugar Snap Peas with DIll

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The spring-iest of side dishes. Recipe here.

12. Collard Green and Tahini Falafels

13. Farro Salad with Toasted Pine Nuts, Dried Currants, and Mustard Greens

14. Potatoes in Chard Broth

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Surely, the best way to eat greens is to chop them up and hide them in a big bowl of potatoes. Recipe here.

15. Pork Larb Lettuce Wrap

Seth Smoot / foodandwine.com

Tangy, spicy Asian pork in crisp lettuce wraps. Recipe here.

16. Fiddlehead Fern and Tomato Salad with Pecorino

17. Salmon and Asparagus in Foil

cookingclassy.com

Clean FOOD with minimal clean UP. Recipe here.

18. Grilled Potato and Arugula Salad

19. Quinoa Veggie "Fried Rice"

damndelicious.net

Lighten up your favorite takeout. Recipe here.

20. Easy Mexican Egg White Omelet

21. Thai Green Mango Salad with Shrimp and Cashews

shesimmers.com

All that crunch is super satisfying. And, P.S. - Red Boat fish sauce is really delicious, and has no weird ingredients you might be trying to avoid (like corn syrup, wheat gluten, or MSG). Recipe here.

22. Roasted and Charred Broccoli with Peanuts

epicurious.com

You'd be nuts not to at least try it. Recipe here.

23. White Bean and Radish Salad

Hirsheimer Hamilton / bonappetit.com

Another non-lettuce salad option for your next picnic. Recipe here.

24. Grilled Chicken Salad

Dana Gallagher / marthastewart.com

More chicken than salad, which is the way to almost anybody's heart. Recipe here.

25. Vietnamese Summer Roll Salad

26. Rainbow Spring Rolls with Ginger Peanut Sauce

minimalistbaker.com

So. Many. Vegetables. Recipe here.

27. Seared Halibut with Arugula Gremolata

28. Avocado and Black Bean Tacos

Bryan Gardner / marthastewart.com

Recipe here.

29. Avocado-Strawberry Spinach Salad with Poppyseed Dressing

30. Radicchio and Chickpea Wraps

31. Citrus, Fennel, and Avocado Salad

32. Farro Salad with Fava Beans and Vegan Feta

33. Pork and Snap Pea Stir Fry

34. Grilled Salad Niçoise

finecooking.com

The same, but better. Recipe here.

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