We don’t know about you guys, but we’ve been waiting for winter to end since the day fall began. Now the sun is finally starting to peek out, and the temperatures are slowly rising. We’re in the homestretch, friends. So let’s forget this past winter ever even happened and move forward into spring with these 16 recipes from Spoon University.


1. Goat Cheese and Arugula Pesto Pizza: Here’s a healthy and easy way to get your pizza fix. Before you open your favorite delivery app, remember: Homemade is always better. (Photo via Marci Green)


2. Cauliflower Tortillas: With only 25 calories, this might just be your new favorite go-to snack. (Photo via Maris Altieri)

3. Mango and Coconut Chia Seed Pudding: You don’t need a reason to have dessert for breakfast. After all, there’s nothing like starting off your morning with something sweet and healthy. (Photo via Yonatan Soler)


4. Greens for Breakfast: Nothing says spring like a bed of greens. (Photo via Amanda Shulman)


5. Spinach and Artichoke Grilled Cheese: Grilled cheese is always in season, especially when it’s packed with fresh, seasonal ingredients. (photo via Tess Wei)


6. The Ultimate Poolside Super Smoothie Sipper: You may not be laying by the pool just yet, but this smoothie will be ready, waiting for you with a beach towel when you’re ready. (Photo via Abigail Wilkins)

7. Spinach Soufflé Stuffed Chicken: Your friends will never know how simple this recipe actually is, and it’ll really rack up the Instagram likes. (Photo via Megan McCormack)


8. Creamy Avocado Smoothie: Three ingredients. Five minutes. Done. Your favorite fruit finds a new form other than guac, and, boy, does it taste good. (Photo via Caitlin Schnack)

9. Coleslaw: Whip up his easy recipe just in time for BBQ season. (Photo via Maya Krasnow)


10. Lemon Cupcakes With Blackberry Frosting: Gourmet cupcakes at home made with fresh berries? We’re so there. (Photo via Dara Ades)

11. Grapefruit Mimosas: Who needs oranges when you can have sweet and tart grapefruits? These sips are perfect for spring brunching on the patio. (Photo via Kelly Logan)

12. Chicken Cucumber Pita Pocket: Just what we’ve been looking for — an easy lunch on-the-go that’ll make you feel like you’re lounging on the beach in Greece. (Photo via Abigail Wilkins)


13. Margarita Bars: They won’t get you tipsy, but you’ll be drunk in love with them. (Photo via Kelda Baljon)

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14. Puff Pastry Wrapped Asparagus: Veggies aren’t always the most exciting thing to eat up or cook up, but when you wrap some carbs around them, it’s a total game-changer. (Photo via Sarah Stettin)


15. Mason Jar Pickles: It only takes 20 minutes to channel your inner hipster. What better use for mason jars than pickling your own veggies? (Photo via Sarah Silbiger)


16. Baked Grapefruit: Fun fact: Grapefruit can help you prevent a hangover. Bake it up and enjoy a deliciously sweet and tart breakfast. (Photo via Jocelyn Hsu)

What other great spring recipes do you love? Let us know in the comments!