6 Healthy Make-Ahead Side Dishes Using the Freshest Spring Produce
We love our root veggies and hearty winter greens as much as the next home cook, but there is something about the sight of the first crop of bright spring vegetables that brings a huge smile to our faces and draws out the best in all our meals.
The fresh and zippy flavor profiles of vegetables like asparagus, radishes, leeks and arugula are flavorful enough that they can really stand alone without much help, making spring cooking light and healthful by nature.
So, swing by your local farmers market for some fresh finds and make the most of this abundant time of year with one of these tasty side dishes featuring in-season vegetables and herbs. The best part? All of these sides can be made ahead of time and then stored in the fridge so meal-prep for your busy week is as painless and efficient as possible. Plus, these make-ahead meals help you get your health plan back on track in the most delicious way.