5 Recipes to Try This May

///5 Recipes to Try This May

5 Recipes to Try This May

Start your meal planning here with my 5 recipes to try this May!

Hello! Hello!

I’m starting off a fresh and shiny new month with some recipe inspiration for you.  In case you are just joining me, once a month I like to dig through the 6 1/2 years of Running in a Skirt archives to find some new recipes for you to try.  Even with this blog, I know I can get in a rut and make the same thing week after week.  So once a month I put together a list of 5 EASY new recipes to try.  I always include a couple of great dinner ideas in the mix so you can finally serve something new.  It’s only 5 recipes because I feel like that’s a pretty attainable list for most of us.

This month I’m looking ahead to warmer weather and starting to think of summerish recipes.  These goodies are ones you can make inside OR on the grill depending on where you live and what the weather is like.  I have two great dinners, side dishes to go with them and a make-ahead breakfast you will love.  All of this month’s recipes are vegetarian, but sometimes I will include a pescatarian meal on the list.

Happy cooking… I hope you enjoy my 5 recipes to try this May!


5 Recipes to Try This May

Black Bean Burgers

I’ve been making these homemade black bean burgers for years and they are always a hit!  I serve mine with homemade guacamole… because WHY NOT… but you could also do different toppings for different flavors.  You can grill these or cook them on the stove top in a pan depending on your weather.


Southwest Grilled Sweet Potato Wedges

These grilled sweet potato wedges are a perfect side to accompany my Southwest Black Bean Burgers.  You can also roast them.

Healthy Southwest Grilled Sweet Potato Wedges recipe


Lighted up 3 Cheese & Spinach Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

This is another dish I make every couple of weeks!  These stuffed mushrooms are cheesy but also have an entire cup of fresh spinach stuffed in them.  They are one of my favorite meatless meals.

Lightened Up 3 Cheese and Spinach Stuffed Portobello Mushroom Caps / Running in a Skirt


Fresh White Bean Salad

This protein-packed salad is full of flavor and the perfect side dish for the mushrooms!  It’s made with a zesty dressing and fresh herbs.  I will also make a big batch and serve it over greens as a healthy lunch all week.

White Bean Salad recipe - Easy, clean eating and vegetarian / Running in a Skirt


Peanut Butter Chunky Monkey Baked Oatmeal

This is such a yummy way to start your day!  Make a batch on the weekend and eat off of it during the week.

Chunky Monkey Baked Oatmeal Recipes / Peanut Butter, Banana, Clean Eating & Easy Healthy Breakfast! / Running in a Skirt

Happy cooking!

Catch up here…


Your turn!

Which recipe would you like to try?

Do you have any fun plans this month?

By | 2020-05-28T22:24:29-04:00 May 1st, 2019|Food, Recipe Roundup|7 Comments


  1. Jess May 29, 2019 at 9:03 pm - Reply

    I don’t see how you do all of this!! Blogging food recipes babies!! You’re so awesome! I’ve been sharing your recipes in my fitness group!! Thank you for these yummy ideas. I’VE GOT to meal prep!!

    • JulieWunder June 2, 2019 at 1:44 pm - Reply

      Hi Jess! I am definitely NOT superwoman… just taking it day by day! I have a nanny for a few hours a few afternoons a week… otherwise, it would not get done. I really appreciate you sharing my recipes!!!

  2. Shams May 12, 2019 at 2:55 am - Reply

    Hi Julie,

    wow, I never have seen anything like this! Can’t wait to try these recipes, I know my family will love it!

  3. MatchaMe May 5, 2019 at 2:33 am - Reply

    Everything looks delicious!

    Jared | Matcha Tea

  4. Tobi May 1, 2019 at 8:44 am - Reply

    I can’t wait to try the mushrooms and sweet potatoes!

  5. Maureen @ Maureen Gets Real May 1, 2019 at 8:26 am - Reply

    Since we will finally have a real grill soon, I’m totally bookmarking those sweet potato wedges. I feel like grilled sweet potatoes will be amazing!

  6. Wendy May 1, 2019 at 7:54 am - Reply

    I’ve got my eye on those sweet potato wedges! Yum!

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