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Pesto shrimp pasta with a crazy good fresh cilantro pistachio pesto! This pasta is easy to make but will make you feel like you’re at a fancy restaurant. Serve with garlic bread or a side salad for a great ‘date night in’ meal. This recipe is in partnership with ALDI.

28 Seasonal Recipes to Cook in February

28 of the best seasonal, healthy recipes to cook in February! Celebrate seasonal produce like winter squash, citrus, broccoli, sweet potatoes and more with a new recipe for each day this month. You’ll find sweet & savory breakfasts, delicious lunches & dinners, and plenty of chocolate just in time for Valentine’s Day.

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We’ve made it through what feels like the longest month of the year and I hope you’re ready to ring in February! There may be snow on the ground, but the days are getting longer, Valentine’s Day and the big game are in a couple of weeks, and I think it’s safe to start the countdown to spring.

First, let’s celebrate the new month with 28 seasonal recipes to cook in February!

collage of recipes to cook in February with text overlay

What’s in season in February?

Gimme all of the colors and citrus! This month head to your local grocery store to pick up:

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.

I picked out go-to lunches and dinners that use seasonal winter produce and are super satisfying. They’re great to pack for work or share with the whole family. I’ve also got you covered with some yummy chocolate treats that are perfect for Valentine’s Day.

If you make any of these seasonal recipes this month be sure to leave a comment and let me know how you liked it! Snap a photo and share it on Instagram with the hashtag #ambitiouskitchen and in our Facebook group. xo!

butternut squash smoothie topped with granola


Chai-Spiced Butternut Squash Smoothie

Maple Blueberry Turkey Sausage Breakfast Patties

Outrageously Fluffy Vegan Pancakes

Fluffy Flourless Peanut Butter Chickpea Muffins

Nutrition-Rich Omega 3 Blueberry Breakfast Cookies (gluten free + vegan!)

Pistachio Poppyseed Orange Yogurt Bread

Chickpea Flour Banana Bread (gluten free!)

ginger chicken soup in a bowl topped with fresh herbs


Healing Ginger Coconut Chicken Brown Rice Soup

California Roasted Sweet Potato Kale Salad

Spicy Cashew Thai Chickpea Broccoli Salad

One Pot Vegan Coconut Curried Brown Rice with Tofu

Lightened Up Cheddar Cauliflower Broccoli Soup

Spicy Jalapeño Cheddar Tuna Melt

plate of cilantro pistachio pesto shrimp pasta


Date Night In Cilantro Pistachio Pesto Shrimp Pasta

Mom’s Authentic Puerto Rican Rice and Beans

Incredible Slow Cooker Pulled Chicken Sandwiches

Pesto Mushroom Chicken Lasagna Roll Ups

Wonderful Lemon Honey Garlic Salmon

Healthy White Chicken Chili

Hot Honey Bangin’ Crunchy Cornflake Baked Chicken

gluten free chocolate strawberry cake on a plate

Desserts to swoon over

Inside Out Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cake

Blow Ya Mind Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies (gluten free, too!)

Rebecca’s Pomegranate Margarita

No Bake Superfood Brownies

The Best Paleo Chocolate Cake with Paleo Chocolate Frosting

Almond Flour Chocolate Sugar Cookies with Velvet Chocolate Frosting

Grain Free Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

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

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