We’ve had some gorgeous weekends here in Chicago this spring and I’m super grateful to be taking walks and hanging out with my boys outside. Summer is almost here, so it’s time to celebrate the last of spring with some incredible, seasonal recipes to cook in May!
You’ll find veggie-packed lunches and dinners featuring seasonal produce, plus plenty of delicious breakfast, snacks and treats to satisfy every craving.
Grilling season? Is that you?
What’s in season in May?
This month’s spring produce is looking even more colorful, and can easily be swapped for what you have on hand. Hello, berries in everything!
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.
In this round up you’ll find 31 healthy, seasonal recipes to cook for each day in May. They’re perfect for meal prep and even virtual celebrations all month long!
Looking to get more veggies in this month?
I’ve got you covered with my brand new, FREE email series: 5 Days of Plant-Based Eating! In this series I share my best plant-based, vegan recipes with you to enjoy for every meal of the day — snacks & desserts included!
Get all of the deets & sign up here to enjoy colorful, veggie-packed meals all season long.
If you make any of these seasonal spring recipes in May, be sure to leave a comment and let me know how you liked it! You can also share a photo of your creation on Instagram with the hashtag #ambitiouskitchen. Enjoy xoxo!
Lemon Blueberry Smoothie
Change Your Life Salted Brown Butter Pancakes
The Best Vegan Banana Bread You’ll Ever Eat
Grandma’s Buttermilk Waffles
Good Morning Healthy Maple Blueberry Zucchini Muffins
Maple Blueberry Turkey Sausage Breakfast Patties
Good Morning Almond Flour Blueberry Muffin Bread
Honey Cinnamon Walnut Banana Muffins
Vegan Curry Chickpea Salad Collard Wraps
Avocado Blueberry Quinoa Salad
Spicy Ranch Chopped Chicken Cabbage Salad
Cashew Crunch Shredded Brussels Sprouts Salad
Summer Strawberry Spinach Salad with Avocado
Farmer’s Market Spicy Tuna Wraps with Homemade Chipotle Greek Yogurt Ranch
Spicy Cashew Thai Chickpea Broccoli Salad
Jalapeño Sweet Potato Black Bean Tacos with Avocado-Lime Crema
One Pot Cheesy Mushroom Spinach Beef Pasta
Arroz con Gandules (rice with pigeon peas)
Turkey Picadillo (with a slow cooker option!)
Chipotle Chicken Tostadas with Pineapple Salsa
Seriously Good Sweet Potato Cheddar BBQ Chicken Burgers
30 Minute Vegan Stir Fry Sesame Noodles with Chickpeas & Basil
Baked or Grilled Honey Mustard Chicken (with the best honey mustard marinade!)
Snacks & Treats
Healthy Lemon Bars (gluten free, dairy free & paleo!)
Fresh Strawberry Shortcake Bread with Strawberry Glaze
Fresh & Healthy 7-Layer Dip
The Best Guacamole You’ll Ever Eat
Almond Flour Strawberry Shortcake Cake with Vanilla Bean Cream Cheese Frosting
Blow Ya Mind Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies (gluten free, too!)
Blueberry Pie Bars with Oatmeal Crumble (vegan & gluten free)
Coconut & Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Bars
If you cook any of these seasonal recipes 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 or add it to our Facebook group, too. xoxo!