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This month is when the warmer and brighter weather starts to knock us off. It is best to prepare some vibrant seasonal April recipes during this month.
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Find the most seasonal foods in April here including a continued supply of leafy vegetables. Accompany it with wondrous prawns (shrimp) and you’ll find enough reason to enjoy this month!
Spring is officially here and so is all the delicious food! Get a glimpse of these mouth-watering recipes you can easily prepare for this month.
APRIL DATES TO REMEMBER
- April Fool’s Day is Friday, April 1st
- World Autism Awareness Day is Saturday, April 2nd
- World Health Day is Thursday, April 7th
- World Heritage Day is Monday, April 18th
- World Earth Day is Friday, April 22nd
POPULAR APRIL RECIPES
Thinking about what would be your next meal can be quite exhausting but here’s a list of some recipes you can try on for this month.
Ready to dig in on some of the famous recipes for this month!
*I will be updating this list throughout the month and year!
- Homemade Carrot Ginger Soup
- Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Dates
- Creamy Mashed Potatoes
- Puff Pastry Baked Brie
- Toasted Vegetarian Burger Mixed Greens Salad Sandwich
- Decaffeinated Dalgona Coffee
- Matcha Green Tea Latte
- Pour Over Coffee
- Mocha Collagen Protein Drink Recipe
- Tea Recipes Collection
Salad & Sides
- Nettle Pesto
- Asian Inspired Cole Slaw Recipe
- Sautéed Stinging Nettles
- Steamed Broccoli Rabe Rapini
- Air Fryer Egg Rolls
- Instant Pot Spaghetti Squash
- Tuna Noodle Casserole
- Parker House Rolls
- Broccoli Garlic Onion Chicken Crust Pizza
- Chicken Pizza Crust Recipe
- No Knead Bread Rolls
- Dill Dijon Garlic Baked Salmon
Dessert & Sweets
Toppings & Condiments
- 2-Ingredient Chocolate Sauce Syrup
- Instant Pot Black Eyed Peas
- Chai Spice Icing Glaze
- Instant Pot Lentils
There are additional recipes & links in the list card below.
Let us know if you try any of the recipes in the comments at the end of the post!
This month is when the warmer and brighter weather starts to knock us off. It is best to prepare some vibrant dishes during this month. Find the most seasonal foods in April here including a continued supply of leafy vegetables. Accompany it with wondrous prawns and you'll find enough reason to enjoy this month!
There are only 3 ingredients for this Slow Cooker Cheesy Queso Dip and it is so tasty and satisfying – perfect with your favorite tortilla chips. Make this simple queso recipe for a party or gathering and it’s sure to be a crowd pleaser!
This Easy Crock-Pot Turkey Chili with Egg Noodles recipe is perfect for when you want hot comfort food that satisfies every food group. Let your Crock-Pot/slow cooker do all the work for you!
Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken is an easy recipe that can be the basis for many recipes, like tacos, on top of salads, in chili, sandwiches and more. It’s lean, a great source of protein and only requires only 6 required ingredients.
This Easy Caramel, also called Dulce de Leche, yields a deliciously sweet, creamy, and smooth spread for your coffee, cakes & desserts with only 1 ingredient!
Perfect Sage Thyme Butter Whipped Potatoes are savory, full of flavor, and a favorite on the Holiday table. Enjoy these creamy, butter-infused, whipped Yukon Gold potatoes at your meal! Keep them warm in a slow cooker for easy serving.
This Epic Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate is waiting for you and warms you up when you come in from the cold. It has a decadent chocolate flavor, topped with marshmallows, shaved chocolate, cinnamon sticks, caramel syrup & chocolate candies.
Slow Cooker Crock-Pot Butter Corn is the easiest side dish you could possibly have for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Holiday gatherings, or any dinner. All you need is frozen corn, unsalted butter, salt, pepper, and any optional seasonings. This side dish is also a kid-friendly favorite recipe!
Mint Cookies and Cream Overnight Oats are a sweet way to enjoy your overnight oats. Enjoy these oats as a snack or an indulgent and minty twist on breakfast. (vegan option)
These Raspberry Blueberry Oatmeal Cookies are the perfect breakfast cookie. They incorporate your favorite seasonal berries in a delicious oatmeal cookie! (makes about 30-36 cookies)
This simple no-knead bread recipe has the added health benefit of oatmeal.
Wineberry Recipes Collection - Learn about these tart, delicious, red, foraged berries found in NJ & PA, Wineberries (Japanese Raspberry), when they are in season (late June-July), and recipes that you can use them in!
These No Bake Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Coconut Oatmeal Cookies are a snap to make and are perfect for a mid-day or after school snack. They are made with Karo® Corn Syrup which makes them nice and chewy. Vegan option.
Wild Blackberry Wineberry Pear Oatmeal Galette is made with wild blackberries, wineberries (Japanese Raspberry), and pears (similar to Bosc variety). The recipe also includes a filling infused with mint & basil, has added oatmeal and has a homemade, buttery pie crust.
Chicken Pizza Crust Recipe is a 3-ingredient, savory, protein-rich pizza crust that can be customized in any number of ways. Low Carb, Keto, Gluten-Free, Paleo
Oatmeal Cherry Quick Bread is dairy-free, lactating mom-friendly, loaded with healthy ingredients, and great for breakfast and snacks - no electric mixer required!
Get more flax in your diet! Flaxseed "eggs" are useful in bread, muffins, waffles, pancakes, cakes, quick bread, cupcakes, fritters, cookies, and other recipes.
This rustic 'Mile High Pear Pie' is flavorful with natural sweetness using honey & coconut sugar, fragrant Ceylon cinnamon, crisp & juicy pears, and a flakey, scrumptious, vegan double pie crust using coconut oil - enjoy this recipe on a Fall day after the pear harvest! *Vegan option included
This simple Potato Pancake recipe is gluten-free with only 4 ingredients – red potatoes, onions, eggs, and salt. It makes a large batch, using a 5-lb bag of potatoes which is great for feeding a crowd.
This easy and simple Caramel Popcorn Balls recipe has only 4 ingredients, including homemade Dutch Oven Popcorn! Check out my tutorial down on illustrating the treat bags for the Caramel Popcorn Balls like the Minions movie characters!
These crispy Couscous Fritters have only 7-8 ingredients and can be made in 30 minutes!
This recipe for Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Raisin Cookies is a tasty snack when your family needs a treat. This recipe uses coconut oil instead of butter and the dough can be mixed with Go & Grow by Similac® Food Mix-Ins™ for your toddler (ages 1+) for a yummy treat!
This Spicy Roasted Cauliflower is the perfect side to go with any dinner. It is savory and flavorful and only takes 30 minutes to make!
These Ginger cookies are crisp on the outside, soft on the inside; they are spiced with ginger, cinnamon, and cloves, and also have molasses in them. These are classic cookies, perfect for the holiday season!
Peanut Butter Energy Bites are an easy savory-sweet snack recipe that has Windstone Farms Creamy Peanut Butter Portable Packets, trail mix, chocolate, coconut flakes, match tea powder, oatmeal and is naturally sweetened with pure maple syrup and wildflower honey.
Fluffernutter Oatmeal is an easy breakfast or snack recipe inspired by the classic Fluffernutter Sandwich. It’s salty-sweet with peanut butter and marshmallow fluff (or marshmallows). Add your favorite oatmeal add-on ingredients like banana or another fruit and cinnamon.
This Ground Turkey Eggs Breakfast Scramble is a protein-packed breakfast or brunch, using leftover turkey for a delicious breakfast. It has pan-fried eggs, ground turkey meat and is served with toast.
Bran Muffins are a tasty and healthy way to start your day or snack on throughout the day. They are deliciously served warm with butter (or vegan butter) or with a drizzle of honey or maple syrup. Makes 17 muffins.
This Food Processor Pizza Dough comes together in a snap in your kitchen food processor. This is an easy, basic pizza dough that makes enough for 3 (12-inch) pizzas - a great recipe for meal prep!
Egg Carrot Salad has crunchy, shredded carrots, 12 hard-boiled eggs, smoked paprika, cumin, onion, mayonnaise, vinegar, pickle relish, fresh chopped chives. This egg salad recipe is a great way to use up extra eggs and makes a delicious appetizer or side dish!
Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Bars are exactly like our favorite Oatmeal Raisin Cookies, only in bar form. They are about 1 inch thick, sweet with brown sugar and raisins and deliciously satisfying!
Kodiak Cakes Chocolate Chip Cookies are easy to prepare with one of our favorite flapjack & waffle mix: Kodiak Cakes. All you need is butter, brown sugar, 1 egg, vanilla, oatmeal and chocolate chips in addition to the Kodiak Cakes mix.
This Maple Syrup Baklava is a classic baklava recipe with a maple syrup twist, it has chopped walnuts, 40 sheets of layered Phyllo dough, olive oil (or butter) sugar, ground cinnamon and cloves, lemon zest, all infused with honey and maple syrup, sugar, lemon syrup. Makes 30-40 pieces.
These Gluten-Free Turkey Meatballs are a simplified meatball recipe, ideal for busy people who want something delicious and satisfying for dinner but don’t want an over-complicated meatball recipe. This recipe uses oatmeal instead of breadcrumbs, yielding a juicy and delicious recipe – you won’t miss the bread crumbs! You can serve it with pasta and your favorite sauce or use them in another recipe. Makes 15 meatballs.
This nourishing Homemade Turkey Soup recipe can be made with leftovers from a Turkey dinner. You can make the broth from turkey leftovers, just add some veggies and turkey meat and you are all set for a delicious and savory soup!
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