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What to Cook dinner This Might

What to cook with May #seasonalrecipes

Might is right here! The bushes are loaded with brilliant inexperienced leaves and I’m thriving on the considerable sunshine. My consideration is split between redesigning this web site (launching quickly!) and loading our backyard with perennials whereas the time is true. Grace loves to assist water the crops along with her cute inexperienced watering can.

A number of holidays are developing. For Cinco de Mayo, browse Mexican recipes right here (begin with the guacamole and margaritas). For the Kentucky Derby, attempt a maple-sweetened mint julep or strawberry-infused mint julep (begin infusing the bourbon now). For Mom’s Day, take a look at my spring brunch roundup.

The farmers’ markets will grow to be extra colourful every week this month. Beneath, you’ll discover a few of my favourite spring recipes so we are able to benefit from our recent produce.


Roasted asparagus with lemon and Parmesan is a beautiful side dish! - cookieandkate.com

Good Roasted Asparagus

Gluten free and simply vegan (skip the cheese)

“That is a simple and really tasty solution to put together asparagus. I may eat it day by day. My 8 yr outdated loves it too. I add parmesan and lemon. I roast the asparagus in my oven for 9 minutes. Thanks for the recipe!” – Anna

Extra asparagus recipes »


How to make the best guacamole! Learn all of my guac secrets and find this easy guacamole recipe at cookieandkate.com

The Greatest Guacamole.

Gluten free and vegan

“I’ve all the time finished guac merely with lime juice, salt and cumin to rave opinions BUT after making this C&Okay-style final night time, I can by no means return. Wow! The tiny onion crunch and pop of salt and coriander is divine. Thanks for an additional winner! ☺” – Janelle

Extra avocado recipes »


This healthy salad features a few marvelously complementary flavors: earthy beets, bitter arugula, salty feta, savory pepitas and tangy balsamic dressing. - cookieandkate.com

Easy Beet, Arugula and Feta Salad

Gluten free and simply vegan (skip the cheese)

“That is, fairly actually, my new favourite salad! I’ve made it for a number of pals – who all have adored it – and have added it to my weekly meals staples. I’ve by no means really made it with pumpkin seed – I substitute pistachios as a substitute, or omit the nuts altogether if I’m not consuming it straight away, and the do-it-yourself balsamic is incredible…YUMMMM!” – Franki

Extra beet recipes »


Simple, fresh lunch of broccoli chickpea pita sandwiches - get the recipe at cookieandkate.com

Lemony Broccoli, Chickpea & Avocado Pita Sandwiches

Simply gluten free and simply vegan (see notes)

“Simply made this and it’s delish!! I didn’t have pitas so I simply reduce up the avocado and ate it as a salad.” – Renee

Extra broccoli recipes »


cauliflower rice side dish recipe

Mediterranean Cauliflower Rice

Gluten free and vegan

“I’ve by no means had cauliflower rice earlier than, however a Google search took me to this recipe, which I made tonight. It was completely scrumptious and I’ve sufficient leftovers to make use of as a aspect dish tomorrow night time I extremely suggest it!” – Deirdre

Extra cauliflower recipes »


goat cheese scrambled eggs recipe with spinach sun-dried tomatoes

The Creamiest Scrambled Eggs (with Goat Cheese)

Gluten free

“Hoo boy! It is a marvelous recipe! Nice for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner. I discovered that it was excellent fare for the latter throughout this scorching summer season climate when standing over a scorching range for any size of time simply WASN’T an possibility! It’s straightforward on the stomach however SO scrumptious and satisfying…and wholesome!” – Frances

Extra spinach recipes » (additionally arugula)


Cilantro-Pepita Pesto with Squash Ribbons and Fettuccine

Cilantro-Pepita Pesto with Squash Ribbons and Fettuccine


“Not solely was this scrumptious once I made it, the leftovers have been simply pretty much as good – a significant plus for me as a result of I all the time need to have good leftovers to carry to work for lunch. I added some roasted candy potato to one in every of my parts of leftovers and the flavors labored effectively collectively. I do know this has been up for awhile, however thanks for an additional nice recipe Kate!” – Amanda

Extra cilantro recipes » (additionally dill)


kale pesto pizza

Kale Pesto Pizza

Simply vegetarian

“I made this for dinner final night time – it was SO scrumptious and my entire household liked it! It was my first time making a pizza myself, and was very straightforward. I can’t watch for lunch in the present day to eat the leftovers :)” – Hallie

Extra kale recipes »


Thai Mango Cabbage Wraps with Crispy Tofu and Peanut Sauce

Thai Mango Cabbage Wraps with Crispy Tofu and Peanut Sauce

Simply gluten free and simply vegan

“I made these tonight and they’re so scrumptious. An ideal summer season meal. I additionally mustvsay that that is the primary time myself and my boyfriend have really loved (even, liked) tofu! Yay for soggy free completely crisp tofu.” – Deana

Extra mango recipes »


Healthy side dish or light dinner recipe—roasted mushrooms on herbed quinoa!

Roasted Mushrooms with Herbed Quinoa

Gluten free and simply vegan

“Kate, I want I may present you ways a lot I really like this recipe! I’m sitting right here typing whereas scarfing down a bowl full. It’s wonderful, mild and simply what I wanted! I used pink quinoa as a substitute and I paired the dish with butter-sauted Brussel Sprouts. Sooooo delish!” – Kecia

Extra mushroom recipes »


springtime pasta salad recipe

Inexperienced Goddess Tortellini Salad

Vegetarian like the remainder!

“I made this final night time and it was scrumptious! I’ve been a long-time fan of your recipes and that is one other winner. I used some asparagus, inexperienced beans, and peas as these have been the veggies I had available. Trying ahead to creating it once more and taking it to events all through the summer season. Thanks Kate!” – Erika

Extra pea recipes »


Strawberry Kale Salad with Nutty Granola Croutons

Strawberry Kale Salad with Nutty Granola Croutons

Gluten free

“I simply discovered this recipe yesterday and made it straight away. That is fingers down top-of-the-line salads I’ve ever had! My husband agrees. This might be an everyday at our home! The granola makes sufficient for a lot of extra salads and I assume I can simply freeze it to have prepared for subsequent time. The fennel seeds actually add alot. Thanks for the nice recipe!” – Lisa

Extra radish recipes »


Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

Gluten free and simply vegan

“Hey Kathryne, I made this for a potluck final night time and it was successful! I really like how the rhubarb and strawberries shine by means of as a result of there’s not an excessive amount of sweetness added in. I additionally love that the crisp isn’t too closely laden with butter! It is a actually beautiful crisp and so fairly popping out of the oven too, particularly when the filling continues to be gurgling on the sides!” – Margarita

Extra rhubarb recipes »

Extra sources you would possibly admire: 23 make-ahead breakfast recipes, 45 recipes that pack effectively for lunch and 20 easy weeknight dinners. You’ll be able to store my important kitchen gear right here. Don’t overlook to comply with us on Pinterest for a gentle stream of recipe inspiration!

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