The weather is warming up, the blossoms are out… Spring is here! And our 5 spring dinner ideas, aim to help you spend more time out in the beautiful weather instead of trying to decide what’s for dinner.

1. Picnic dinners

Sometimes we forget the simple things… Who doesn’t love to get out the picnic rug and pop down to the local park for a relaxing dinner enjoying the sunset? And a picnic dinner doesn’t have to be complicated and grazing plates are super easy. You can even pick up the essentials and your favourite dips, deli meats and crackers from The Food House Toorak.

2. Salad season

After enjoying warm soups and hearty foods in winter, there’s nothing better than a crisp, delicious salads in the warmer weather. You can’t go wrong with the classics, chicken caesar salad, Greek salad, crunchy coleslaw, or the old fave potato salad. If you’re looking for something a bit more adventurous take a look at these spring salad recipes.

3. Gourmet BBQ

It’s always lovely being able to cook outside. It’s that time of year when seafood is in an abundance and perfect for marinating prawns, squid, fish and popping them on the BBQ. Pop down to Fish n Grill for some fresh seafood and marinades that, along with the awesome salads linked above, will absolutely take your BBQ to gourmet level.

4. Taste of Spring from around the world

There are many delicious dishes from around the world that are perfect for warmer days. If you like light appetisers, you can’t go past a quick and easy bruschetta or rice paper rolls with your favourite filling. Or we’ve found some ideas from around the world if you are after more of a main.

5. Did someone say dessert?

With spring comes the amazing range of fresh fruit in season. Think oranges, blueberries, apples, watermelon and more, all perfect for creating mouth-watering desserts. Visit Woolworths for all the in-season fruits and essentials needed to whip up a delectable dessert. And if you need some dessert inspiration, you’ll get plenty of ideas from these recipes from Woolworths.

We hope this gives you some inspiration for some delicious meals this spring. For more tips and news, follow us on Facebook.