Getty Images Spring arrived early in the Northeast this year, and when the warm weather rolls around, healthy eating comes easier for me! With fresh fruits and vegetables flourishing and widely available, not much preparation is needed for the deliciously nutritious and often low-calorie meals and snacks in my diet. From salads to smoothies, check out this slideshow a few of my favorite springtime recipes!

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