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31 Seasonal Recipes to Cook in March

31 seasonal, healthy recipes to cook in March! Get ready for spring with fresh produce like broccoli, brussels sprouts, carrots, spinach, citrus and more. You’ll find a new, seasonal recipe to make each day of the month from delicious breakfasts and desserts to colorful lunches and dinners.

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March is here, the days are getting longer, and we’re that much closer to spring. I’m counting down the days until I’m back riding my bike on the lakefront path, taking Sidney and Viggo to the beach, and grilling on the patio. Until then we’re kicking off the month with 31 seasonal recipes to cook in March that you’re going to love.

collage of recipes to cook in March

What’s in season in March?

Colorful produce is coming back! Pretty soon we’ll be cooking with all of the berries, but for now, be sure to stock up on:

P.S. did you know we have dedicated ingredient pages? YES! Click any of the produce names above to see all of those recipes, or head to our Recipe Index to filter by even more.

This month you’ll find sweet & savory breakfasts, fresh lunch ideas that are perfect to prep for work or eat on-the-go, cozy one pan meals, and some of my fav desserts to make this time of year.

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  • flavorful, easy recipes for you (and a loved one or roommate) to enjoy — desserts included!
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If you make any of these seasonal spring recipes be sure to leave a comment and let me know how you liked it! You can also share a photo of your creation on Instagram with the hashtag #ambitiouskitchen. Enjoy xoxo!

orange baked oatmeal in a baking dish

Breakfast

Orange Creamsicle Baked Oatmeal

Sidney’s 4-Ingredient Banana Pancakes

Veggie Packed Freezer-Friendly Breakfast Burritos

Healthy Carrot Cake Muffins with Cream Cheese Glaze

Vitamin C Packed Strawberry Orange Banana Smoothie

Healthy Lemon Poppy Seed Bread

Peanut Butter Blueberry Overnight Oats

cauliflower quinoa salad on a plate

Lunch

Roasted Carrot Cauliflower Quinoa Salad with Sunshine Dressing

Easy Creamy Vegan Tomato Soup (using canned tomatoes)

Roasted Veggie, Chickpea & Pesto Quinoa Salad

Spinach Garlic Parmesan Orzo with Crispy Bacon

Vegan Egg Roll in a Bowl

Kale, Edamame & Quinoa Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Greek Salad Pinwheels

15-Minute Sweet Potato Salmon Cakes

vegetarian tacos on a baking sheet

Dinner & Sides

Sheet Pan Roasted Veggie Tacos (with yummy sauce options!)

Dreamy Refried Bean Chicken Enchiladas with Homemade Enchilada Sauce

Cheddar-Stuffed Buffalo Chicken Meatloaf

Shrimp Brochette Skillet with Poblano Rice

Bacon Parmesan Brussels Sprouts Spaghetti

Blow Ya Mind Cheddar Broccoli Chicken Pot Pie

Buffalo Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

Healing Lemongrass Chickpea Thai Green Curry with Toasted Coconut Brown Rice

Italian iced orange cookies with icing on a marble board

Snacks & Treats

Melt In Your Mouth Italian Iced Orange Cookies

Grain Free Tahini Brownies (the best brownies I’ve ever eaten!)

Healthy Carrot Cake Cookies (made with coconut oil + dairy free!)

Spicy Blood Orange Margarita

Honey Cinnamon Almond Butter Energy Bites

Fudgy Almond Butter Blondies

Creamy Jalapeño Spinach Artichoke Dip

Almond Lemon Raspberry Poppy Seed Cake

I hope you love these healthy March recipes and get a chance to make them soon! If you make any of these recipes be sure to leave a comment & rating on them so I know how you liked them. Thank you!

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