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24 Spring-Inspired Recipes | Minimalist Baker

Happy spring, friends! As temperatures warm up and the days get longer, we’re craving ALL the fresh fruit and vegetables!

In celebration, we’ve put together our favorite spring-inspired recipes that are light, fresh, and simple! From breakfast through dinner, we’ve got you covered.

Ready to eat all things spring? Lets dig in! 

Breakfast + Snacks

Three small jars of Banana Berry Hempseed Pudding topped with sliced fruit
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Banana & Berry Hemp Seed Pudding
A healthier snack or dessert made with berries, sweetened with bananas, and thickened with hemp seeds and chia seeds! Naturally sweet, creamy, and incredibly nutrient-rich. Plus, just 6 ingredients and 1 bowl required.
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Cookie scoop, shredded coconut, lime half, and homemade Mango Energy Bites
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Mango Energy Bites
Easy, 6-ingredient mango energy bites with dates, coconut, hemp seeds, and lime zest! Perfectly sweet, tender, and so full of natural energy!
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Overflowing glass of our Blueberry Almond Butter Smoothie recipe
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Blueberry Almond Butter Smoothie
An insanely creamy, nutritious, 6-ingredient smoothie with wild blueberries, banana, almond butter, flaxseed, and chia seed. A delicious, plant-based breakfast or snack!
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Plate of our Vegan Breakfast salad made with blueberries, sweet potato, avocado, and hummus
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Savory Breakfast Salad (20 minutes!)
A savory-sweet breakfast salad with tons of super foods and a simple lemon vinaigrette. Just 20 minutes and 10 ingredients required. So healthy and flavorful, and perfect for spring and summer!
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Matcha Green Smoothie Bowl topped with coconut flakes, slivered almonds, and fresh raspberries
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Matcha Green Smoothie Bowl
Quick, 4-ingredient green smoothie bowl infused with matcha green tea powder! Creamy, naturally sweet, and just as healthy as it is delicious!
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Glass serving jar with a swirl of coconut milk and our Mango Berry Smoothie recipe
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Gingery Mango & Berry Smoothie
A wholesome (banana-free!) smoothie of mangoes, berries, lime, ginger, and coconut, with a hint of spice from cayenne. Satisfying, delicious, and packed with vitamins and nutrients!
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Bowl of Toasted Coconut Baked Oatmeal topped with fresh figs
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Toasted Coconut Baked Oatmeal
Delicious baked oatmeal infused with coconut in three ways: coconut flakes, milk, and oil. Made with 10 ingredients, naturally sweetened, and perfect for hosting!
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Measuring glass and drinking glass filled with our Ginger Colada Green Smoothie
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Ginger Colada Green Smoothie
A creamy green smoothie infused with pineapple, banana, coconut milk, ginger, lime and greens! Healthy, refreshing, perfectly tart-sweet.
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 Lunch + Dinner

Fork resting on a plate of Vegan 7-Layer Salad
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Vegan 7-Layer Salad
A modern twist on a classic salad. Veganized 7-layer salad with fresh vegetables, crunchy coconut bacon, and vegan mayonnaise dressing!
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Big bowl of quinoa topped with vegetables for our Quinoa Gado Gado recipe
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Quinoa Gado-Gado Bowl (30 Minutes!)
A modern take on a classic Indonesian dish called Gado-Gado! Quinoa replaces rice for added protein, fresh and steamed veggies add plenty of nutrition and fiber, and it’s all topped with a spicy, 2-minute peanut sauce!
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Pouring dressing into a glass bowl of our Vegan Potato Salad recipe
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Simple Vegan Potato Salad
Creamy, vegan potato salad made with tender potatoes, crispy vegetables, and a zesty, garlic-herb cashew sauce! Undetectably dairy-free and so delicious! A hearty, versatile, plant-based side dish.
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Plate of quinoa topped with Curry Roasted Carrots and Peanut Sauce
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Curry Roasted Carrots with Peanut Sauce
An Indian- and Thai-inspired dish: Curry roasted carrots with homemade peanut sauce.
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Bowl of Creamy Asparagus and Pea Soup topped with croutons and asparagus spears
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Creamy Asparagus and Pea Soup
Simple, 30-minute roasted asparagus soup with peas, shallot, and garlic! Almond milk makes this soup so creamy and satisfying and garlic croutons add the perfect finishing touch.
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Chopsticks resting on a plate of our Thai Papaya Salad recipe
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Vegan Papaya Salad
A 30-minute INSANELY flavorful Thai Papaya Salad with fresh vegetables and a zingy garlic-peanut sauce! Just as good as takeout and entirely plant-based.
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Collard Green Spring Rolls in a wood bowl with dipping sauce
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Collard Green Spring Rolls + Sunbutter Dipping Sauce
Spring rolls with a twist! Veggies + tofu wrapped in collard greens and served with a spicy-sweet sunbutter dipping sauce. A satisfying and healthy plant-based snack or side.
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Wooden spoon in a skillet of Creamy Vegan Mushroom Asparagus Pasta
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Creamy Mushroom and Asparagus Pasta (GF)
Creamy mushroom and asparagus pasta that’s entirely gluten-free and requires just 30 minutes to prepare! A hearty, quick, and flavorful plant-based meal.
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Parchment-lined cutting board with Rainbow Spring Rolls and a bowl of Ginger Peanut Sauce
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Rainbow Spring Rolls with Ginger Peanut Sauce
30-minute spring rolls filled with a rainbow assortment of fruit, vegetables and fresh herbs. So fresh, crisp and served with a spicy-sweet ginger peanut sauce! A satisfying, quick and healthy meal.
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Wooden salad bowl loaded with Abundance Kale Salad
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Abundance Kale Salad with Savory Tahini Dressing
An abundant kale salad with roasted sweet potato, zucchini, avocado, sprouts, crispy chickpeas, and kimchi! Topped with a savory tahini dressing, this salad makes the perfect 30-minute meal or side.
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Dessert

Half eaten Mini Vegan Key Lime Pie on a cutting board
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7-Ingredient Vegan Key Lime Pies
7-Ingredient key lime pie bites with a simple graham cracker crust! Perfectly tart, creamy, and so satisfying.
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Squares of our delicious Key Lime Pie Bars recipe
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Creamy Lime Pie Bars
Creamy lime pie bars with an almond-oat crust and creamy, cashew-based filling! Perfectly tart, naturally sweetened, and so delicious! 10 basic ingredients required.
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Batch of Creamy Vegan Lemon Bars topped with lemon slices and powdered sugar
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Creamy Vegan Lemon Bars
Creamy, naturally sweetened vegan lemon bars made with 10 simple ingredients and a delicious gluten-free crust.
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Slices of Vegan Matcha Cheesecake beside dates and matcha powder
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Vegan Matcha Swirl Cheesecake
Amazing, 10-ingredient vegan matcha swirl cheesecake that’s raw, naturally sweetened, and insanely delicious! The perfect vegan, gluten-free dessert with health perks!
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Picking up a Gluten-Free Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble Bar from a parchment-lined cutting board
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Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble Bars (GF)
Simple strawberry rhubarb crumble bars with a crumbly oat topping! Naturally sweetened, vegan, and gluten-free, 10 ingredients, and so delicious!
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Two glasses of our Strawberry Rhubarb Margarita recipe
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Rhubarb Strawberry Margaritas
6-ingredient rhubarb strawberry margaritas with silver tequila, lime juice, and a homemade rhubarb-strawberry syrup. Tart-sweet, easy to make, and perfect for spring!
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If you give any of these spring-inspired recipes a try, let us know! Leave a comment or take a picture and tag it #minimalistbaker on Instagram. Happy spring, friends!

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