5-Minute Mango Lime Sorbet

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Refreshing and tangy mango lime sorbet is the perfect summer treat to beat the heat! You'll need just 4 ingredients and 5 minutes to make this recipe happen. Learn how to make creamy sorbet in minutes! Sorbet is an "icy" Italian dessert that is usually dairy-free and fruit-forward. But today, instead of using an ice cream maker and waiting hours for the finished product, we're using froz ...

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Parmesan Baked Zucchini Fries

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Turn your basic summer squash into super tasty zucchini fries! They're coated in gluten-free breadcrumbs with parmesan cheese, Italian herbs, and then are baked in the oven until perfectly crisp. If you've never had a fry made out of zucchini, prepare to be amazed at how delicious they are! These fries are made from sliced zucchini (green or yellow) that are dredged in egg, breadcrumbs, ...

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4 Ingredient Frozen Chocolate-Covered Bananas

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Learn how to make frozen chocolate-covered bananas in just minutes with 4 simple ingredients! These kid-friendly treats are peanut buttery, so chocolatey, and are always a crowd-pleasing treat. These chocolate-covered banana pops are the easiest to make and let's not forget to mention - they're extremely deelicious and EASY. They take about an hour to fully freeze, don't require any fussy to ...

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Summer Farro Salad with Cherries & Chickpeas

Farro salad with sliced avocado and cherries in a brown wooden bowl.

This summer farro salad is filled with seasonal cherries, crisp apple slices, and creamy avocado! Each bite of this fiber-filled salad is bright in flavor and absolutely delicious. Farro is an Italian grain that is filled with fiber and perfect for adding to salads, soups, or even served a rice replacement. If you've never had it, this summery salad is the best way to try it! In this bi ...

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Roasted Eggplant Meatballs

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These delicious eggplant meatballs are the perfect "meatless" version of an Italian classic. Instead of meat, they are filled with roasted eggplant, parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs, and fresh basil. This vegetarian meatball is a must for eggplant lovers! Throughout my blog, you'll notice I use a lot of eggplants - especially in Italian dishes. It's a very "meaty" tasting vegetable and is incre ...

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15-Minute Lemon Asparagus Pasta

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Whip together this lemon asparagus pasta in just 15 minutes! Minimal effort and simple ingredients are used to create this delicious weeknight meal. If you're looking for a quick & flavorful pasta dish with minimal ingredients, let me introduce this lemony pasta with roasted asparagus! This recipe requires a handful of fresh herbs and simple produce. The preparation is quick and the coo ...

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Three Cheese Zucchini Rollatini (Involtini)

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This cheesy zucchini rollatini is filled with cooked summer squash that is rolled up with fresh herbs, three Italian cheeses, and then served with rich marinara. A delicious vegetarian meal that everyone will love! Rollatini - also known in Italy as involtini - is an Italian-style dish that is traditionally made with cooked eggplant that is sliced thin, then rolled up with Italian cheeses, a ...

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Gluten-Free Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

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This gluten-free strawberry rhubarb crisp is the perfect summer baking recipe! It's bursting with sweet strawberries and tart rhubarb that are baked to perfection with a crumbly oat and almond topping. Serve with cold ice cream for the most delicious dessert duo! Today we have the ultimate summer duo - strawberries and rhubarb. If you're looking for a summery dessert that's filled with s ...

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Watermelon Feta & Basil Salad

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This watermelon feta basil salad is so refreshing and the perfect summer side dish! It's filled with sweet watermelon, salty feta cheese, and paired with a tangy balsamic vinaigrette. I've been on a huge salad kick lately. Every day we make something with tons of different veggies and sometimes a touch of fruit for sweetness! This watermelon salad is perfect if you love a little bit of a sw ...

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Creamy Carrot Ginger Soup

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This creamy carrot ginger soup has the perfect balance of sweetness from pureed carrots, with a subtle hint of spice from fresh ginger. It's super easy to prepare, rich in flavor, and is vegan and gluten-free friendly! We're big fans of soup around here. And this specific soup is bright, rich in flavor, and perfect for any season! Every spoonful of this cozy carrot soup has sweetness, a ...

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Tuscan Artichoke Salad

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This bright & fresh artichoke salad is abundant in vegetables & Italian herbs! Each bite is filled with marinated artichokes, fire roasted red peppers, and paired with a simple herbed vinaigrette. Since I was a little girl I have had such a huge obsession with marinated artichokes. Whenever I make this salad I have to try super hard not to eat the whole jar! They are truly one of ...

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5-Minute Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

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Learn how to make this creamy, super flavorful roasted red pepper hummus in just 5 quick minutes! You'll find this homemade recipe to be fast, delicious, and better than store-bought. I don't know about you, but I think homemade hummus is just the best. Especially when fire roasted peppers are involved! But for real, this hummus is beyond delicious. And what's even better is it's suuuper ...

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