Treat Your Spring Fever with These 5 Delectable Dishes

March 30, 2018 | Philip Nestler

Springtime is filled with new beginnings and fresh starts; the weather is warmer and grass becomes greener. Your food should be fresher and more flavor-packed. As it gets nicer outside, you should enjoy the weather and your food should motivate you to do just that. Light, healthy, and fresh dishes are perfect for providing the energy and motivation you need to enjoy the springtime and cure that spring fever.

Chicken & Cilantro Mini Dumpling

Did you know that cilantro is actually able to keep your food fresher for longer? This makes it the perfect addition to any springtime dish because it provides a distinct flavor and freshness to any bite. Our Chicken & Cilantro Mini Dumplings are packed with chicken and Asian inspired flavors, including cabbage, scallions, soy sauce, and of course, cilantro. Our Mini Dumplings are a crowd-pleaser that are guaranteed to fill you up and delight your taste buds.

Quinoa and Zucchini Fritter – Gluten Friendly

As the weather gets warmer, our foods get fresher. Our Quinoa and Zucchini Fritters showcase many light and fresh flavors. Crumbled pine nuts and feta cheese are combined with quinoa and zucchini to create a hearty and healthy fritter, that is topped off with fresh parsley, lemon juice, and dill to excite your palate. This bite is sure to satisfy both your hunger and your taste buds.

Lamb and Feta Flatbread

The month of March is said to come in like a lion and out like a lamb, and our Lamb and Feta Flatbread is the perfect way to leave winter and welcome spring. Our tender lamb is slowly cooked with turmeric, cumin, red chili paste, and gram masala. These intense flavors are paired with refreshing yogurt, dill, and fresh mint to maintain a balance of spices. A crispy, homemade flatbread carries all of these flavors and provides the perfect final crunch to your meal.

Miniature Veggie Lasagna

Spring is the season of spinach! Our Miniature Veggie Lasagna is packed with fresh veggies, including sautéed spinach and garlic, as well as creamy ricotta cheese and our house-made marinara sauce. All of these tasty ingredients are wrapped in strips of hearty Durum wheat lasagna and neatly placed on a bamboo paddle skewer so you can enjoy the taste without the mess.

Passion Fruit Tart

In addition to spinach, passion fruit also comes into season in the spring. This tart fruit is filled with vitamins and antioxidants, specifically high in fiber, vitamin A, and vitamin C. Passion fruit is layered on top of our flaky chocolate short dough and topped with a passion fruit glaze. This delicious combination is guaranteed to please your taste buds and nourish your body.

Springtime bites are the perfect companion to the warm weather; healthy and fresh options are ideal for energizing and nourishing you as you prepare for the coming months. With spring comes the idea of new beginnings and fresh starts, your food should make you feel your best so that you can start anew. By placing emphasis on the nutritional value and quality of your food, you are allowing yourself to function at your highest potential.