Light And Fresh Recipes

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Spring clean your diet with this collection of spring recipes your family will love.


Grilled Mexican Citrus Chicken

By Kathy Basik
My nephew CJ and I made this moist and delicious chicken for Dinner and Dominos night....

Pick Your Berry Vinaigrette

By debbie lopez
Nice clean vinaigrette that can be with your choice of strawberries, blueberries or raspberries. Because this...

Bruschetta

By Kristine Pruitt
I came up with this recipe when I lived in Los Angeles, CA. It makes...

Squash Croquettes

By DEBORAH SANDERS
Great side dish. When cooked in the cooking spray, it is just 2 Weight Watchers points...

Zucchini Chips

By Jenn Visser
In yet another attempt to foster a love for vegetables in my child, I came up...

Roasted Shrimp, Corn, Orzo, Lemon, and Parsley Salad

By amelia schaffner
I made this recipe for my volunteering group and it was gone "in a pinch"!!! Everyone...

Spring Salad with Orange Dressing

By Tammi Preston
This delightful salad is excellent for large gatherings.

Becky's Fresh Vegetable Salad

By Kathy Joppie
This recipe is from my Aunt. I have made this many times and everyone loves it.

Sweet & Spicy Cucumber Salad

By Rhea Altamura
I started making these for cookouts. By request, I now make them year-around. Some people...

Fried Zucchini

By Kim Biegacki
My Grammie (Roberta Campbell) used to make this all the time. We always had zucchini growing...

Yellow Squash Casserole

By Judy Martin
I have tried several recipes using yellow squash and this is the one my friends like...

Summer Sunrise Salsa

By Lana Bade
This is refreshing and great for summer when everything is at its freshest!

Roasted Garlic Zucchini and Squash

By tina inzer
A delicious way to use up all the extra zucchini and squash you have during the...

Cilantro Lime Grilled Chicken Breast with Southwest Yellow Rice...

By Barbara Mayo
This dish so, so easy to prepare and can be served hot or cold. Little heat...

Grilled Corn and Fresh Pepper Salad

By Angela Hardesty
Very simple to make and simply yummy!

Baked Frittata

By Gina Sprenkel
Delicious and calorie/cholesterol friendly. You can hardly tell that egg substitute was used when eating this...

Gazpacho

By Laura Roy
This recipe is from my mother and it has always been a summer favorite. It keeps...

ALL GOOD FOR ME - BREAKFAST SANDWICH

By Beth M.
From a favorite nearby cafe, I go to get his Breakfast Sandwich, and this has got...

Acapulco Avocado Salad

By Gloria Gasperson'Giddings
This is a great summertime salad for you out there that are always trying to keep...

Tomato Basil Avocado Toast

By Tasha Kaye
Please visit my vegan cooking blog for more recipes and ideas: www.thecleaneatingmama.com XxOo - Tasha

Awesome Maple-Balsamic Blue Cheese Pear Salad

By Sher Bird
This is an AWESOME, fabulous salad! The dressing is made with real maple syrup, and...

Refreshing Cilantro Chicken Salad for Two

By Barbara Kavorkian
This is one of my favorite salads. I add more cilantro than is called for...

Mediterranean Salad Pizza

By Sherri Williams
Inspired by a pizza salad my friend Lillian made, I decided to do a Mediterranean twist...

Bread and Butter Pickles

By Barbara Alden
I don't remember where this recipe came from. But this is my all-time favorite. So...
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