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Guest Post from Marla of Family Fresh Cooking

My kitchen is still under construction. Thankfully I’ve got some great friends willing to help keep A Spicy Perspective current through my season of takeout.

Today Marla Meridith from FamilyFreshCooking.com is here to share some fresh recipe ideas for spring.

Marla’s recipes and photography are an inspiration. She focuses on creating bright healthy dishes that are loaded with flavor and visual appeal. I often dig through her many vegan and low carb recipe options and love reading about her family, active lifestyle, and life in the Rocky Mountains.

Welcome Marla, and thanks so much for being here!

Spring Fling! FamilyFreshCooking.com guest post on a spicyperspective.com

Well hello there! I am thrilled to be guesting here on A Spicy Perspective today. If we haven’t met all ready I am Marla Meridith from FamilyFreshCooking.com. Nice to meet ya!

Sounds like we have all been craving some springy flavors. Today I am gonna share some of our favorite recipes with you to put some spring in your step!

Strawberry Milk on FamilyFreshCooking.com

Strawberry Milk

Forget about that fake pinky stuff you purchase at the store ~ make your own in just minutes! You can even pack it in the lunchbox for your kiddo. Strawberry Milk is a guilt free indulgence, pinky promise.

You can make it vegan with almond, soy or coconut milk or go dairy. Your choice.

Roasted Rainbow Carrot Tart | recipe on FamilyFreshCooking.com

Roasted Rainbow Carrot Tart

If your Easter Bunny is anything like mine then he adores carrots. Especially rainbow carrots. Invite him & your guests to brunch with my Roasted Rainbow Carrot Tart recipe. This is a healthy tart ~ sort of a carrot cake flavor.

This tart is also gluten free and grain free.

Peter Rabbit Carrot Cake Cupcakes | gluten free recipe on FamilyFreshCooking.com

Peter Rabbit Carrot Cupcakes ~ Gluten Free

These cupcakes have cream cheese frosting and they are perfect for breakfast, brunch or snacks.

Spring Pasta with Prosciutto, Peas and Cheese on FamilyFreshCooking.com

Spring Pasta with Prosciutto and Peas

This colorful pasta dish would be perfect served at Easter or Mother’s Day brunches and lunches. Also nice for showers. It can easily be made gluten free to suit all guests.

Rainbow Vegetable Chicken Soup | Recipe on FamilyFreshCooking.com

Rainbow Veggie Chicken Soup

Even in the spring it is nice to have a warming bowl of soup. This one is filled with the colors of the rainbow, you can be sure you are getting a well balanced meal with all the vegetables and chicken!

FREE Easter Printables | FamilyFreshCooking.com

Easter Printables

Looking for some last minute Easter printables. Great! Then I have your back. Put these labels on anything and everything you need to decorate. Would be so cute on homemade gifts and Easter baskets!

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33 comments on “Guest Post from Marla of Family Fresh Cooking”

  1. Love your Peter Rabbit Carrot Cupcake :)

  2. What a great post! I am loving everything here!

  3. What a fun roundup! So cute!!

  4. Looks great as always Marla xoxo

  5. Wow, I wish my Easter table was going to look half as classy as that. Go Marla!

  6. Great guest post, Marla and Sommer!

  7. This round up is all around scrumptious looking! Love it :)

  8. Great post Marla! I am totally gonna make that Strawberry milk…it’s my little guy’s favorite!

  9. Nice to see Marla here with a fun post! xo

    ps: I hope the reno is going smoothly, Sommer :)

  10. Awesome guest post and awesome round-up! I want to make all of these recipes!!!

  11. Such a great roundup of Easter recipes from Marla! Her photography is second to none… love it. Thanks for sharing, ladies! Happy Easter!

  12. Such gorgeous photos, so inspiring!

  13. Love it all! Especially the carrot tart, that looks fabulous!! :)

  14. Great pics, love those carrots.
    Sommer, can’t wait to see your new kitchen!

  15. Wow, everything looks amazing! That soup is so colorful. Great guest post!

  16. All your dishes look amazing Marla!

  17. I just love love loooooove her photography. My eyes want to thank you, Marla! :-)
    And that rainbow carrot tart sounds so, so good!!

  18. How much to have you both in the same place! Always love a visual walk through Marla’s beautiful photography and am so excited for the kitchen ‘reveal’ Sommer! Happy Easter to both of you and your families.

  19. Love all these spring ideas!

  20. I am dying over those Perter Rabbit cupcakes!!

  21. LOVE Marla!! She is so talented ! I love those Alice in Wonderland glasses too! She has an amazing collection of food props! So nice of her to help out while your kitchen is being remodeled!

  22. I love Marla’s photography and all her fun unique recipes!

  23. Oh my goodness… what a post. This just brought a huge smile to my face. So festive! And hello Marla!!! So good to see you here! Very nice job

  24. Lovely post, and I love Marla’s recipes! Happy Easter, friend. Kitchen almost done!

  25. These are some amazing and delicious looking ideas, love Marla’s style!

  26. Thank you so much for having me visit your beautiful & tasty blog. I am truly honored Sommer!

  27. lovely guest post! you all are so talented :)

  28. Those are some delicious looking dishes by Marla!

  29. Love Marla! So talented and sweet! Great post :)

  30. Truly, a lovely spring guest post by Marla!

  31. Love the carrot cake cupcakes for Easter! How adorable!