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31 Seasonal, Healthy 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.

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 our new baby boy to the beach, and grilling on the patio. Until then we’re kicking off the month with 31 seasonal, healthy recipes to make 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.

Looking to eat more plants this month?

I’ve got you covered with my brand new, FREE email series: 5 Days of Plant-Based Eating! In this series I share my best plant-based, vegan recipes with you to enjoy for every meal of the day — snacks & desserts included!

Get all of the deets & sign up here to enjoy colorful, veggie-packed meals all season long.

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!

vegan pancakes on a plate topped with blueberries


Outrageously Fluffy Vegan Pancakes

Veggie Packed Freezer-Friendly Breakfast Burritos

Healthy Carrot Cake Muffins with Cream Cheese Glaze

Paleo Lemon Blueberry Bread

Peanut Butter and Jelly Oatmeal Bake

Healthy Lemon Poppy Seed Bread

Vanilla Brown Butter Pear Baked Oatmeal

Chickpea Flour Banana Bread (gluten free!)

chopped thai broccoli salad ingredients in a bowl


Roasted Carrot Cauliflower Quinoa Salad with Sunshine Dressing

Spicy Cashew Thai Chickpea Broccoli Salad

Roasted Veggie, Chickpea & Pesto Quinoa Salad

Spinach Garlic Parmesan Orzo with Crispy Bacon

Kale, Edamame & Quinoa Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Healthy Pumpkin Seed & Avocado Pesto Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Golden Turmeric Chickpea Chicken Soup

buffalo chicken meatloaf stuffed with cheese and sliced

Dinner & Sides

Cheddar-Stuffed Buffalo Chicken Meatloaf

Creamy Tomato Orzo Soup with Mini Turkey Meatballs

Mom’s Authentic Puerto Rican Rice and Beans

Paleo Turmeric Chicken Meatballs with Green Tahini Sauce

Blow Ya Mind Cheddar Broccoli Chicken Pot Pie

Brussels Sprouts Mac and Cheese

Buffalo Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

Healing Lemongrass Chickpea Thai Green Curry with Toasted Coconut Brown Rice

Healthy Tuna Noodle Casserole

Italian iced orange cookies with icing on a marble board

Snacks & Treats

Melt In Your Mouth Italian Iced Orange Cookies

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

Damn Good Peanut Butter Banana Cake (gluten free, grain free)

Crispy Toasted Quinoa Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles

Honey Cinnamon Almond Butter Energy Bites

Chickpea Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies (vegan-friendly!)

Fudgy Almond Butter Blondies

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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