Deviled Egg Salad
Ham filled (and topped) with tart cherries adds a twist to this classic spring favorite. For a quick and easy holiday touch, add a topping of peach preserves and bake for 10 additional minutes before serving.
Spring Waldorf Salad
Easy-to-make deviled eggs top a mixture of lettuce, peppers, bacon, and onion. A splash of dill vinaigrette adds fresh flavor.
Ham and Cheese Quiches
In this new spin on classic Waldorf salad, apples are tossed with Boston lettuce, endive, and a savory-sweet lemon dressing.
Minty Roasted Lamb Chops
Made with a blend of Italian cheeses, sweet red pepper, and smoked ham, these flavorful quiches are just right for any time of day. Pick up a package of premade pie crusts to save time.
Sharp and Sweet Green Salad
For an easy yet elegant company-worthy dish, coat lamb chops with a mixture of olive oil and fresh mint leaves. In place of mashed potatoes, serve peas pureed with tarragon.
Hearty Garlic and Snap Pea Soup
A tart lime-pepper dressing makes this fresh-from-the-garden salad of crisp lettuce, juicy kiwi, crunchy cucumbers, peppery watercress, and baby bok choy a side dish to remember.
Fresh fennel, snap peas, potatoes, and garlic make a hearty soup that's good for you too. Stir in fat-free plain yogurt for extra creaminess.
Fresh-snipped chives add a kick to pistachio-laden crackers; serve them with tart green apple slices and pungent Dijon mustard with capers and herbs.
Baked Mediterranean Cod and Asparagus
It takes just five minutes to whip up these homemade, gnocchi-like pasta balls in your food processor. Add them to chicken and mushrooms cooked in a flavorful broth accented with chervil for a dish that's sure to dazzle.
Orzo Risotto with Roasted Veggies
Combine this lean whitefish with tender asparagus spears, and top with a tangy chopped green olive and caper relish for a main course that's sure to impress.
Pasta Salad with Orange Dressing
To make this colorful side, toss roasted squash, mushrooms, and onions with whole-grain orzo. Crushed walnuts and feta cheese make a pretty (and tasty) topper.
Whole-grain pasta lends its nutty taste and al-dente texture to this fresh spring salad. Orange peel adds delightful zip.
Lemony Sugar Snap Peas
Fresh asparagus spears are irresistible when tossed with garlic and cooked until crisp-tender.
This fresh side is perfect for spring when sugar snap peas are in season -- the tart lemon flavor brings out the sweetness of the peas.
Buttery Yellow Citrus Cake
Sweet apricot spread makes a serendipitous filling for these crisp cookie sandwiches flavored with sage.
Tart lemon, lime, and orange put a fresh spin on moist yellow cake -- and creates a light and elegant dessert worthy of a special occasion.