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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 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 guys are 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.

Get ready for bright, flavorful recipes using citrus and a sneak peek for Easter with healthy carrot cake muffins. If you make any of these, 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!


dairy free peanut butter blueberry banana smoothie in a glass

Peanut Butter Blueberry Banana Smoothie

Outrageously Fluffy Vegan Pancakes

Healthy Lemon Poppyseed Muffins with Lemon Blueberry Glaze

Veggie Packed Freezer-Friendly Breakfast Burritos

Green Goddess Smoothie

Healthy Carrot Cake Muffins with Cream Cheese Glaze

Paleo Lemon Blueberry Bread

Pistachio Poppyseed Orange Yogurt Bread


pesto chickpea quinoa salad in a bowl

Roasted Veggie, Chickpea & Pesto Quinoa Salad

Spinach Garlic Parmesan Orzo with Crispy Bacon

Kale, Edamame & Quinoa Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Vegetarian Southwest Sweet Potato Taco Bowls with Avocado Ranch Dressing

The Easiest Chopped Greek Chickpea Salad

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

Stuffed Poblano Peppers with Black Bean, Corn & Sweet Potato

Dinner & Sides

slow cooker yellow chicken curry in two bowls

Slow Cooker Yellow Chicken Curry

20 Minute Garlic Parmesan Rigatoni with Chicken Sausage & Broccoli

Healthy Enchilada Chicken & Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

Lightened Up Chicken Pot Pie

One Pan Tandoori Chicken with Spiced Coconut Rice

Mom’s Authentic Puerto Rican Rice and Beans

Paleo Turmeric Chicken Meatballs with Green Tahini Sauce

Classic Minestrone Soup

Snacks & Treats

healthy pear crisp in a skillet topped with ice cream

Cinnamon Walnut Pear Crisp

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

The Best Lactation Cookies (for nursing mamas!)

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

Ooey-Gooey Dark Chocolate Espresso Date Oat Bars

Lemon Cookies with Lovely Lemon Glaze

Gluten Free Cornbread Muffins

Chia Banana Bread Energy Bites

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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