16 Nutrisystem Foods That Taste Like Spring

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Lemon cake with frosting

Spring is the good food season. At this time of year, so many favorite fruits and vegetables are hitting their peak. After gray winter days, you’re ready for meals that celebrate the bright and warm flavors of the season. You want to get yourself energized for active days under the sun with lots of healthy protein. You also deserve sweet treats from time to time. The Nutrisystem menu offers you so many foods for spring that are sure to tempt your taste buds this season. Here are some of the most popular.

1. Blueberry Muffin >

Blueberry Muffin

Blueberries put the pop in this quick and easy breakfast. The juicy berries are naturally sweet with just a hint of tartness, a perfect pairing with the moist and tasty muffin. No cooking or prep is needed, so you can take your breakfast with you and it’s ready to eat wherever you go. Check out our Blueberry Muffin here! >

Blueberry Muffin Nutrition Highlights:

150 Calories

3g Total Fat

6g Dietary Fiber (High Fiber!)

7g Protein

2. Lemon Caper Chicken >

Lemon Caper Chicken

This complete meal starts with strips of char-grilled chicken breast and tender linguine pasta, plus two springtime favorites, mushrooms and peas. A rich sauce made with tart lemons and tangy capers lights the spark of flavor that ties it all together. This satisfying dinner fuels you up with 32 grams of powerful protein. Learn more about our Lemon Caper Chicken! >

Lemon Caper Chicken Nutrition Highlights:

420 Calories

11g Total Fat

6g Dietary Fiber

32g Protein (High Protein!)

Cheesy Chicken Casserole

Casseroles are comfort food for so many of us. There’s just something soothing about chunks of tender white meat chicken, peas, carrots and rice cooked slowly in a creamy parmesan sauce. With this version, you don’t have to spend hours in the kitchen—it’s ready in minutes any time you get a craving. Give our Cheesy Chicken Casserole a try! >

Cheesy Chicken Casserole Nutrition Highlights:

250 Calories

10g Total Fat

4g Dietary Fiber

17g Protein

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4. Lemon Zest Cake >

Lemon Zest Cake

The sunny flavor of lemons shines in this sweet and tart treat. The moist cake is made with lemon juice and lemon zest. It’s drizzled with icing that makes every bite a delight. The cake stays fresh because it comes to you frozen. You can let it thaw or take the advice of Mona, a Nutrisystem customer. Put “it in the microwave for 10-15 seconds, and you have a delicious, warm, and filling cake! Highly recommended,” she says. Check out our Lemon Zest Cake here! >

Lemon Zest Cake Nutrition Highlights:

140 Calories

4g Total Fat

4g Dietary Fiber

5g Protein (Good Source of Protein!)

5. Vegetarian Lasagna >

Vegetable Lasagna

If someone told you that you can eat lasagna and lose weight, you might not believe them. And yet here is a filling portion of the real thing. Between the layers of thick noodles, you get a blend of four cheeses and a medley of high-fiber, seasonal vegetables including corn, peas, pinto beans, spinach, carrots and onions. A zesty tomato sauce completes this Nutrisystem-friendly version of the popular dish. Don’t be surprised if other members of the family ask for some of yours. Learn more about our Vegetarian Lasagna! >

Vegetarian Lasagna Nutrition Highlights:

220 Calories

7g Total Fat

3g Dietary Fiber (Good Source of Fiber!)

10g Protein (Good Source of Protein!)

6. Strawberry Yogurt Flavored Bar >

Strawberry Yogurt Flavored Bar

Lunch on the run can lead you to the most troublesome kinds of temptation: fast-food drive-through or convenience store grab-and-go. Give yourself a better option with this sweet and filling meal bar, featuring spring’s best fruit. The bar is coated in a creamy yogurt shell and topped with a ribbon of strawberry jam. It comes with 10 grams of protein and six grams of fiber, so you’ll stay full long after you’ve finished it. Carry it with you and you can eat it before you’re lead astray from your healthy eating plan. Give our Strawberry Yogurt Flavored Bar a try! >

Strawberry Yogurt Flavored Bar Nutrition Highlights:

170 Calories

4.5g Total Fat

6g Dietary Fiber

10g Protein

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7. Carrot Cake Cupcake >

Carrot Cake Cupcake

When you want something sweet with your coffee or tea break or have a hankering for an after-dinner dessert, this scrumptious little cake will be ready for you. Naturally sweet carrots and a blend of warm spices give it the flavor you know and love, while the cream-cheese glaze ensures every bite is extra sweet. Here’s the best part: This cupcake is Nutrisystem-approved, so you can enjoy it even if you’re trying to lose weight. Check out our Carrot Cake Cupcake here! >

Carrot Cake Cupcake Nutrition Highlights:

130 Calories

3g Total Fat

3g Dietary Fiber (Good Source of Fiber!)

5g Protein

8. Artichoke and Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast >

Artichoke and Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast

Artichokes and spinach hit their peak in spring, so now is prime time to enjoy their fresh flavors. We feature them together in this simple but elegant dinner. The vegetables are blended with three kinds of cheese—Swiss, American and Parmesan—then wrapped inside a plump and tender chicken breast. With 17 grams of hearty protein, you are sure to feel stuffed when this dinner is done. Learn more about our Artichoke and Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast! >

Artichoke and Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast Nutrition Highlights:

190 Calories

10g Total Fat

1g Dietary Fiber

17g Protein (High Protein!)

9. Strawberry Shortcake Cupcake >

Strawberry Shortcake Cupcake

Strawberry shortcake marries the flavors of naturally sweet berries and vanilla in a soft, silky cake. Inside this diabetes-friendly treat is a creamy whipped filling, just like classic strawberry shortcake. Our cupcake comes to you frozen, so all you have to do is thaw it and enjoy it—no baking necessary. Give our Strawberry Shortcake Cupcake a try! >

Strawberry Shortcake Cupcake Nutrition Highlights:

130 Calories

3.5g Total Fat

3g Dietary Fiber (Good Source of Fiber!)

5g Protein

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10. Lemon Cooler Cookie >

Lemon Cooler Cookie

If you’re really craving a cookie, reach for this sweet and tart delight. It’s got that fresh, sunshine-y taste of real lemons along with a sweet dusting of powdered sugar. With four grams of fiber, it makes a filling companion to coffee or tea. Give our Lemon Cooler Cookie a try! >

Lemon Cooler Cookie Nutrition Highlights:

140 Calories

5g Total Fat

4g Dietary Fiber (Good Source of Fiber!)

5g Protein

11. Mushroom Parmesan Soup with Chicken >

Mushroom Parmesan Soup with Chicken

Spring is peak season for mushrooms and it’s a great time to enjoy them in this savory soup. The meaty mushrooms are paired with chunks of white meat chicken and onions. The broth is made with real heavy cream and butter, plus lots of Parmesan cheese. This soup is the quick and easy lunch solution that tastes like takeout from the local café. Check out our Mushroom Parmesan Soup with Chicken here! >

Mushroom Parmesan Soup with Chicken Nutrition Highlights:

210 Calories

12g Total Fat

1g Dietary Fiber

18g Protein

12. Spinach and Cheese Pretzel Melt >

Spinach and Cheese Pretzel Melt

We filled the center of a perfectly crusty and salty pretzel wrapper with warm and melty spinach dip. It’s made with plenty of the leafy spring greens and a deliciously gooey mix of mozzarella, fontina and parmesan cheeses. It comes out of the microwave in minutes, crispy on the outside and creamy on the inside. Learn more about our Spinach and Cheese Pretzel Melt! >

Spinach and Cheese Pretzel Melt Nutrition Highlights:

230 Calories

6g Total Fat

4g Dietary Fiber

12g Protein (Good Source of Protein!)

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13. Country Style Chicken and Dumplings >

Country Style Chicken and Dumplings

You can now enjoy a classic roadside diner dish in your own kitchen. We put in everything you want: plump and tender dumplings, chunks of white meat chicken, peas and carrots. A savory Southern-style gravy, featuring heavy cream and just the right amount of spice, coats it all. This lunch comes with 16 grams of protein to power you up for hours after you eat. Give our Country Style Chicken and Dumplings a try! >

Country Style Chicken and Dumplings Nutrition Highlights:

200 Calories

5g Total Fat

2g Dietary Fiber

16g Protein

14. Hearty Beef Stew >

Hearty Beef Stew

Peas and carrots are two of the most popular spring vegetables. They come together with potatoes and chunks of tender beef to make this stew a meal that truly “sticks to your ribs.” The broth has that slow-cooked flavor you expect in beef stew. But don’t take our word for it. “It had all the comforts of a low and slow home cooked meal without all the calories,” says Jo, a Nutrisystem customer. “I made 1 cup of riced cauliflower and poured the stew over top. I had to check the label to make sure that it was diet food—lol!” Check out our Hearty Beef Stew here! >

Hearty Beef Stew Nutrition Highlights:

150 Calories

5g Total Fat

1g Dietary Fiber

13g Protein

15. Cajun-Style Chicken And Shrimp Sauté >

Cajun-Style Chicken And Shrimp Sauté

Our Hearty Inspirations Cajun Style Chicken and Shrimp Sauté lets you celebrate Mardi Gras, the joyous spring festival in New Orleans, at your kitchen table. This surf and turf skillet dinner delivers the savory goodness of chicken and shrimp with long grain rice, fire-roasted vegetables and a creamy Cajun-inspired sauce. With 24 grams of protein, it’s ready to enjoy in just nine minutes. Learn more about our Cajun-Style Chicken And Shrimp Sauté! >

Cajun-Style Chicken And Shrimp Sauté Nutrition Highlights:

350 Calories

7g Total Fat

5g Dietary Fiber

24g Protein

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16. BBQ Seasoned Chicken >

BBQ Seasoned Chicken

Warmer weather has us dreaming of cookouts filled with grilled goodness! BBQ season have arrived, with Memorial Day in May kicking off this favorite flavor of spring. Get a head start on this popular choice with an easy meal that’s ready in minutes. Enjoy our BBQ Seasoned Chicken atop a whole grain roll or inside a fiber-rich pita pocket to kick off the spring season the delicious way. Give our BBQ Seasoned Chicken a try! >

BBQ Seasoned Chicken Nutrition Highlights:

140 Calories

5g Total Fat

2g Dietary Fiber

15g Protein (High Protein!)