Spring is officially here. It might not look like it in our backyards (No one asked you, Vancouver), but in our hearts, we're twirling through grassy meadows with flower crowns in our hair.
It also means we're as ready to shed those starchy wintery foods as we are our winter jackets. Which is why this week's meal plan celebrates all things spring: colourful produce, fresh flavours, and light-yet-satisfying dishes.
Below are six kid-friendly dinner recipes that parents will also enjoy eating, are fairly healthy, and are quick and easy to make.
Sunday: Baked pineapple salmon
It's sweet (that pineapple!), it's fresh (that cilantro!), and it can be on your table in about 30 minutes. Serve it with rice, and you have a no-fuss dinner.
Get the recipe:Delish
Monday: Spring vegetable minestrone
This gorgeous-looking soup puts a fresh twist on a classic comfort food with asparagus and leeks. The best part? It only takes 40 minutes.
Get the recipe:This healthy table
Tuesday: One-pot spring pasta
It's wholesome, it's quick, and it's full of flavours kids (and adults) love.
Get the recipe: My Kitchen Love
Wednesday: Sheet-pan honey-apricot chicken and asparagus
Now, THIS is a recipe that screams "spring!" It requires only 10 mins of prep and barely needs any cleanup.
Get the recipe:The Seasoned Mom
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Thursday: Vegan Korean glass noodles
Fact: kids love noodles. Fact: so do you. This colourful dish is packed full of veggies and delicious flavours.
Get the recipe:Monkey And Me Kitchen Adventures
Friday: Caprese pizza
Even pizza night can get a spring twist! Caprese pizza is full of fresh tomatoes and basil, and looks like *chef finger kiss*.
Get the recipe: Recipe Diaries
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