Welcome Spring with Three Healthy Recipes

Shanthi Appelo
Shanthi Appelo

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During March and April, Michigan experiences a bounty of spring produce including cool-weather crops such as mushrooms, hearty herbs, cabbage, broccoli and asparagus. Veggies, when in season, are at their peak quality and flavor. Try one of these spring-inspired recipes to make the most of the season’s produce.
This recipe showcases the famous Korean spicy-sweet paste, gochujang, heart-healthy olive oil, a hint of honey and plenty of garlic. The result is a delicious sauce that coats fettuccine noodles.
This is a simple and heart-healthy recipe perfect for family weeknight dinners. The dish features salmon brushed with a mixture of Dijon mustard and honey that sticks the rich breading of panko breadcrumbs and pistachios.
This vibrant recipe is perfect for spring entertaining. Greek yogurt, which is rich in calcium, vitamin D, probiotics and protein, serves as a creamy base for this dip. Beets add a bright pink color as well as antioxidants.

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