After being cooped up all winter, the last thing you want to do is spend hours shopping, prepping, and cooking dinner. With spring in full bloom, we’re all looking forward to enjoying the warm sun and fresh air. We’ve compiled a list of easy weeknight recipes for your family to enjoy together so you can spend more time outside and less time in the kitchen! These recipes will inspire you to incorporate more seasonal produce for light, flavorful dishes.
Spring into the season with Sister Pie’s Tahini Poppy Seed Dressing. This flavorful dressing takes just 3 minutes to make! It’s irresistibly creamy and the mild bite from the tahini is balanced with a touch of honey. Use this versatile dressing to top a salad, salmon, or even coleslaw!
We gave a classic dish a plant-powered overhaul. Our Vegan Tahini Fettuccine Alfredo makes a flavorful dinner for everyone at your table. The tahini-based alfredo sauce incorporates rich umami flavors from miso to create a silky-smooth, dairy-free sauce that clings to each strand of pasta. Add the forgotten veggies in your fridge to make this dish even more nutritious.
Prep these scrumptious salmon cakes ahead of time for a weekday dinner that’s ready in minutes! Each bite will delight you with a crispy, crunchy crust, and a tangy lemon dill tahini aioli that screams spring.
Limited on time? This speedy dinner is ready in less than 25 minutes! This pasta dish satisfies even the pickiest of eaters thanks to the super creamy dairy-free tahini sauce. The seasonal veggies add a beautiful pop of color and crunch to the dish. We have a feeling everyone will love the seasonal twist on a pasta dinner.
Light, flaky white fish is beer-battered and pan-fried, then paired with lime cabbage slaw, and creamy tahini avocado crema. One bite of this healthier take on fish tacos and they’ll be begging for more!
Looking for ways to spend a little extra time basking in the beautiful weather? Spicy Tahini & Silan Stirfry comes together in just 30 minutes so you will have plenty of time to enjoy the spring breeze. Pair it with pre-cooked tofu or chicken for an even quicker pan-to-table option. The combination of sweet and spicy makes this stirfry hard to resist.
Freshen up your dinner rotation with Dishing Out Health’s Roasted Veggie Glow Bowls. Vegetable grain bowls are completely customizable and totally forgiving, so make a double batch of the golden tahini sauce to top off any combination of grains and veggies you have on hand. This nutrient-packed dinner will leave you feeling light and satisfied.
Who doesn’t love breakfast for dinner? The First Mess developed pudla-inspired chickpea pancakes that can be enjoyed any time of day. These savory pancakes include loads of fresh herbs just like traditional pudla, and the lemony tahini adds a fun new twist that is as bright as a sunny spring day!