Menu ideas for spring

We’re heading off to a four-day weekend to the Sasquatch music festival, just me and my husband!  While we’re there, I’m making food for one of the performers.  He likes fresh seasonal veggie salads and asked that I come up with a list to choose from.  Here is what I came up with, based upon his taste preference.  I thought the list sounded so fresh and yummy, others might enjoy it as well.

Happy Spring!  Enjoy the long weekend!!

thai spring rolls with cilantro, lettuce, pea sprouts, carrot shreds, cucumber (with optional steak)

cole slaw with radish, carrot, cabbage, red cabbage, green onion

cauliflower tabouli- shredded raw cauliflower with tomato, parsley, mint and lemon

chop salad with cucumber, asparagus, celery, spring onion, parsley

chard salad with roasted cherry tomato and feta

shaved fennel salad with parsley and lemon

celery salad with walnut and goat cheese

grilled romaine salad with parmesan

carrot ribbon salad with lime and cilantro

cucumber ribbon salad with red onion, pine nuts and parsley

tarragon snap peas

grilled pizzas with fresh veggies, goat cheese, arugula, olive oil

buckwheat crepe with arugula, proscuitto, parmesan and egg

grilled kebabs with cucumber yogurt sauce

seared beef tenderloin with chimichurri sauce

lamb rib chops with garlic, thyme, rosemary

grapefruit mousse

mango lime salad

rhubarb strawberry crisp

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3 Comments on “Menu ideas for spring”

  1. May 24, 2012 at 2:21 pm #

    Thanks for the suggestions. Sounds great!

  2. January 8, 2013 at 9:16 am #

    So, he picked from this list? You didn’t make all of this, did you?

    • melissadavisfood
      January 8, 2013 at 6:02 pm #

      I ended up making around 6-8 veggie dishes, some raw, some lighted sautéed until tender. It was fun and delicious!

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