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Strawberry mimosas

Strawberry mimosas

 
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Do you crave cheesecake? Are you addicted to cheesecake? Do you find it impossible to stop eating it once you start? Then this list of mouthwatering cheesecake recipes is for you. Keep scrolling at your own risk.
 
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13 Delicious No-Bake Oreo Dessert Recipes You'll Adore
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9 Side Dish Ideas For Your Upcoming Summer Potlucks
Hosting a large party? Invited to a cookout? This list includes crowd-pleasing side dish recipes for all kinds of summer gatherings and festivities. Be the talk of your neighborhood when you bring these crowd-pleasers to your next cookout.
Summer Corn, Avocado & Black Bean Salad
So make this dish and get some free therapy at the same time. It's great all on it's on, as a sort of dip with chips, or even in a pita! Fresh and vibrant with creamy avocado, sweet corn, tart cherry tomatoes, black beans, and cilantro all in a tangy lemon dressing, it's an excellent dish to bring to a gathering! \n\n
Ingredients:\n

Veggies:\n
1 3/4 cup thawed frozen or fresh sweet corn\n
40 cherry tomatoes, halved\n
1 15 oz. can of black beans, rinsed and drained\n
2 avocados, diced\n
1 red onion, finely diced\n
1/4 cup cilantro, chopped (use the stems too!)\n
Dressing:\n
2 Tbsp. olive oil\n
1 lemon, juiced (or 2 limes)\n
1-2 tsp. cumin\n
1/2 tsp. kosher salt\n
1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
So make this dish and get some free therapy at the same time. It's great all on it's on, as a sort of dip with chips, or even in a pita! Fresh and vibrant with creamy avocado, sweet corn, tart cherry tomatoes, black beans, and cilantro all in a tangy lemon dressing, it's an excellent dish to bring to a gathering!

Ingredients:
Veggies:
1 3/4 cup thawed frozen or fresh sweet corn
40 cherry tomatoes, halved
1 15 oz. can of black beans, rinsed and drained
2 avocados, diced
1 red onion, finely diced
1/4 cup cilantro, chopped (use the stems too!)
Dressing:
2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 lemon, juiced (or 2 limes)
1-2 tsp. cumin
1/2 tsp. kosher salt
1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
 
Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad
A creamy and delicious pasta salad with all the flavors of a Caesar Salad\n\n
Ingredients\n
1 cup mayonnaise\n
⅓ cup sour cream\n
1 large clove garlic, pressed\n
2 tablespoons lemon juice\n
2 anchovies, finely minced\n
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce\n
1 pound penne pasta, cooked until al dente and rinsed with cool water\n
6 large leaves Romaine lettuce, thinly sliced\n
1½ cups grape tomatoes\n
4 green onions. green parts sliced\n
½ cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese\n
½ teaspoon ground black pepper\n
2 grilled chicken breasts, diced\n
1½ cups croutons
A creamy and delicious pasta salad with all the flavors of a Caesar Salad

Ingredients
1 cup mayonnaise
⅓ cup sour cream
1 large clove garlic, pressed
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 anchovies, finely minced
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 pound penne pasta, cooked until al dente and rinsed with cool water
6 large leaves Romaine lettuce, thinly sliced
1½ cups grape tomatoes
4 green onions. green parts sliced
½ cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese
½ teaspoon ground black pepper
2 grilled chicken breasts, diced
1½ cups croutons
 
Detox Kale Salad
Ingredients:
For the dressing:
1/3 cup grapeseed oil, 
1/2 cup lemon juice, fresh, 
1 tablespoon fresh ginger, peeled and grated, 
2 teaspoons whole grain mustard, 
2 teaspoons pure maple syrup, optional, 
1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste.
For the salad:
2 cups dinosaur kale, tightly packed and thinly sliced, 
2 cups red cabbage, thinly sliced, 
2 cups broccoli florets, 
2 large carrots, peeled and grated, 
1 red bell pepper, sliced into matchsticks, 
2 avocados, peeled and diced, 
1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped, 
1 cup walnuts, 
1 tablespoon sesame seeds.
Ingredients: For the dressing: 1/3 cup grapeseed oil, 1/2 cup lemon juice, fresh, 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, peeled and grated, 2 teaspoons whole grain mustard, 2 teaspoons pure maple syrup, optional, 1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste. For the salad: 2 cups dinosaur kale, tightly packed and thinly sliced, 2 cups red cabbage, thinly sliced, 2 cups broccoli florets, 2 large carrots, peeled and grated, 1 red bell pepper, sliced into matchsticks, 2 avocados, peeled and diced, 1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped, 1 cup walnuts, 1 tablespoon sesame seeds.
 
Russian Monday: Honey Poppy Seed Roll - Bread | Russian food, Russian recipes and desserts
Russian Monday: Honey Poppy Seed Roll - Bread | Russian food, Russian recipes and desserts
 
Portobello & Basil Cheese Tortellini
Ingredients: 
1 package (19 ounces) frozen cheese tortellini, 
1 pound sliced baby portobello mushrooms, 
1 small onion, chopped, 
1/3 cup butter, cubed, 
2 garlic cloves, minced, 
1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth, 
1 cup heavy whipping cream, 
1/2 teaspoon salt, 
1/2 teaspoon pepper, 
1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese, 
2 tablespoons minced fresh basil or 2 teaspoons dried basil,
Ingredients: 1 package (19 ounces) frozen cheese tortellini, 1 pound sliced baby portobello mushrooms, 1 small onion, chopped, 1/3 cup butter, cubed, 2 garlic cloves, minced, 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth, 1 cup heavy whipping cream, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese, 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil or 2 teaspoons dried basil,
 
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