Now that Spring has arrived, we’ve moved on from the dark days of winter, into longer, lighter days. Now is the perfect time to make use of all the colourful, fresh fruit and vegetables available at this time of year after all the heavy meals consumed over the last few months. Light meals mixed with fresh produce, greens, and herbs are the perfect choice at this time of year. To add a savoury taste to your lighter healthier meal, why not add a sprinkle of tangy cheese. When cheese and greens are combined to make an awesome dish, you’ll get a delightful and satisfying meal that’s crisp, healthy, and an explosion of flavours. For a truly tasty choice try Godminister Cheeses – a renowned organic UK cheese bursting with flavour. Grab your apron and try some of the best recipes this spring.
Chicken Parmesan with Artichoke
Artichokes taste better during the spring season. For this recipe, you’ll only need artichoke hearts, chicken breasts, mayonnaise, and parmesan cheese. Make your artichoke mixture by chopping and combining the artichoke hearts, mayonnaise, grated cheese, and a dash of pepper in a bowl. Place the chicken breasts onto a greased baking sheet and spread the artichoke mixture over it. Bake for 30 minutes until the chicken is thoroughly cooked through.
Roasted Cheesy Potato Vegetable Salad
This recipe is packed with fresh greens and light baby potatoes. You’ll need baby potatoes, cheddar cheese, chopped green and red bell peppers, chopped spring onions, and olive oil. Toss all the ingredients together in a bowl and grate the cheddar cheese on top. Sprinkle with cumin and serve for a light yet filling meal.
Chives and Cheese Frittata
It’s great to enjoy mild flavours in spring, so chives are a great and lighter alternative to onion. Not only is this meal light and tasty, it’s also simple to make. The ingredients required, chopped chives, grated cheese, butter, salt, and eggs. Beat the eggs and sprinkle with chives and cheese. Grease a baking pan, pour in the egg mixture, and bake for 16 minutes. Enjoy the combination of tangy cheese and the crisp taste of chives combined in one, easy to make dish.
Egg and Asparagus Spring Salad
Treat yourself to a healthy dish that’s also perfect for the spring season. Toss chopped, soft-boiled eggs, asparagus, Greek yoghurt, and a dash of pepper in a bowl and top it with grated cheese. Let the half-cooked yolk run into the salad mixture for a creamier taste. The natural taste of asparagus is enhanced with the tanginess of the cheese.
Chicken and Veggie Skillet
This one’s really easy to make and you can keep the leftovers for dinner too. You’ll need olive oil, diced chicken breasts, salt, pepper, cheese, onions, carrots, broccoli, and cauliflower. Pour a moderate amount of olive oil on the skillet and fry the diced chicken. Chop the vegetables, add to the diced chicken, season with salt and pepper and once all ingredients cooked through, sprinkle with grated cheese.
These meals can be served for as an elegant dinner in spring, or a picnic with your family. Awaken your taste buds with flavoursome dishes, garnished with the freshest greens and topped with tangy cheese, all light, healthy and very satisfying.