easy Spring Recipes for moms

Easy Spring Recipes

Easy Spring Recipes for Busy Moms

Hey there, busy moms! As spring blooms around us, let’s sprinkle some seasonal magic into our kitchen routines. Juggling the demands of family life while keeping picky eaters satisfied can be a challenge, but fear not! In this post, we’ve rounded up a collection of quick, easy, and family-friendly recipes that celebrate the flavors of spring.

So grab your apron and let’s dive into a culinary adventure that will delight both your taste buds and your busy schedule!

Easy Spring Recipes 1: Veggie-Packed Spring Frittata

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  • 6 eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • Assorted veggies (bell peppers, onions, spinach, cherry tomatoes)
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese (cheddar, mozzarella, or your favorite)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh herbs for garnish (optional)


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In a bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, salt, and pepper.
  3. Heat a drizzle of olive oil in an oven-safe skillet over medium heat.
  4. Add chopped veggies to the skillet and sauté until softened.
  5. Pour the egg mixture over the veggies and sprinkle with shredded cheese.
  6. Transfer the skillet to the oven and bake for 15-20 minutes, or until the frittata is set and golden brown.
  7. Garnish with fresh herbs before serving.

This veggie-packed frittata is perfect for a quick and nutritious breakfast, brunch, or even dinner!

Easy Spring Recipes 2: Springtime Quinoa Salad

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  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • 2 cups water or vegetable broth
  • Assorted veggies (cucumbers, bell peppers, radishes, peas)
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh herbs (parsley, mint, basil)
  • Lemon vinaigrette dressing (olive oil, lemon juice, honey, Dijon mustard)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Feta cheese or toasted nuts for garnish (optional)


  1. In a saucepan, bring water or vegetable broth to a boil.
  2. Add quinoa, reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 15-20 minutes, or until the liquid is absorbed and the quinoa is cooked.
  3. Fluff the quinoa with a fork and let it cool to room temperature.
  4. In a large bowl, combine cooked quinoa with chopped veggies and fresh herbs.
  5. Drizzle with lemon vinaigrette dressing and toss to coat evenly.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Garnish with crumbled feta cheese or toasted nuts before serving.

This vibrant quinoa salad is a nutritious and satisfying meal that can be enjoyed warm or cold!

Recipe 3: Honey Garlic Glazed Salmon

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  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Sesame seeds and sliced green onions for garnish (optional)


  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together honey, soy sauce, minced garlic, lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
  3. Place salmon fillets on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  4. Brush the honey garlic glaze over the salmon fillets, coating them evenly.
  5. Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until the salmon is cooked through and flakes easily with a fork.
  6. Garnish with sesame seeds and sliced green onions before serving.

This honey garlic glazed salmon is a flavorful and fuss-free dish that’s perfect for busy weeknights!

Spring Recipes 4: Springtime Veggie Wraps

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  • Large tortillas or wraps
  • Hummus or cream cheese
  • Assorted veggies (carrots, cucumbers, bell peppers, avocado)
  • Fresh greens (spinach, lettuce, arugula)
  • Sprouts or microgreens
  • Sliced turkey or chicken (optional)
  • Sliced cheese (optional)
  • Dijon mustard or pesto for extra flavor (optional)


  1. Spread a layer of hummus or cream cheese on a tortilla or wrap.
  2. Layer assorted veggies, fresh greens, sprouts or microgreens, sliced turkey or chicken (if using), and sliced cheese (if using) on top.
  3. Drizzle with Dijon mustard or pesto for extra flavor, if desired.
  4. Roll up the tortilla tightly, tucking in the sides as you go.
  5. Slice the wrap in half and serve immediately, or wrap tightly in plastic wrap for an on-the-go meal.

These springtime veggie wraps are perfect for picnics, lunchboxes, or a quick and healthy meal anytime!

Easy Spring Recipes 5: Lemon Herb Chicken Skewers

Easy Spring Recipes 5


  • 1 lb chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Wooden skewers, soaked in water for 30 minutes


  1. In a bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, minced garlic, dried oregano, dried thyme, salt, and pepper.
  2. Add the chicken pieces to the marinade, tossing to coat evenly. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Thread the marinated chicken onto the soaked wooden skewers.
  4. Preheat your grill or grill pan over medium-high heat. Grill the skewers for 8-10 minutes, turning occasionally, until the chicken is cooked through and lightly charred.

Serve hot and watch those picky eaters devour these flavorful chicken skewers with gusto!

With these fresh and fabulous recipes at your fingertips, you’re armed and ready to tackle mealtime like a pro. From hearty breakfast frittatas to vibrant salads, flavorful main dishes, and convenient wraps, there’s something here to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters while saving you time and effort in the kitchen.

So take a deep breath, mama, and enjoy the simple joys of springtime cooking with your loved ones!

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2 thoughts on “Quick and Easy Spring Recipes for Busy Moms”
    1. Thanks for the awesome feedback! So glad you’re eyeing that frittata and salmon. They’re definite crowd-pleasers! Let me know if you try them out. Happy cooking!

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