Classic Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

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Each layer of this classic carrot cake is filled with toasted pecans and plump golden raisins. And it looks gorgeous covered in thick cream cheese frosting. Even on its own, this dessert – dark, moist, fragrant, and bursting with bright orange shreds – is a beautiful way to eat your veggies. Get the recipe on Foodal.

This Asparagus Broccoli Salad Is Perfect for Picnics and Backyard Barbecues

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If you really want to wow your crowd this spring and summer, whip up this easy asparagus and broccoli salad. With a lemon, almond, and onion dressing, this lean, green saute is a light side dish that’s perfect for any backyard barbecue or picnic. To find out why this recipe is a show-stopper, read more now on Foodal.

Spring into Summer with Tangy Lemon Rhubarb Spelt Cake

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The perfect ending to a spring or summer picnic, enjoy a generous slice of Lemon Rhubarb Spelt Cake. It’s so easy to bake and transport, made with fresh lemon, tangy seasonal rhubarb, and healthy whole grain spelt flour. This dense and slightly sweet dessert is always a winner. Get the recipe now on Foodal.

Easy Asparagus Risotto with Oven-Dried Tomatoes (Vegan)

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What’s for dinner? Try this super easy risotto recipe with fresh seasonal asparagus and oven-dried tomatoes. You’ll love this vegan and gluten-free comfort food, made with pantry staples like vegetable broth and Arborio rice, and flavor intensives like shallots, garlic, and nutritional yeast. Read more now on Foodal.

Spicy Garlic Green Beans: A Tasty, Healthy Side Dish

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Take green beans to the next level with this spicy garlic PF Chang’s copycat recipe. It’s so easy to make this simple, flavorful side at home in your wok or frying pan, with basic pantry ingredients, spices, and your favorite hot sauce. Alongside your favorite protein, dinner is served. Get the recipe now on Foodal.

The Easiest Rhubarb Dessert You’ll Ever Make: Rhubarb Strawberry Crumble

Two parfait glasses of cooked rhubarb and strawberries with a brown sugar and oat crumble topping, with a spoon and three whole strawberries on a marble slab.

Enjoy rhubarb paired with strawberries in this easy-to-make crumble. The sweet-tart flavor of the filling is enhanced by a touch of orange, the ideal base for a crunchy crumble topping. Served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top, this is the perfect homemade spring or summer dessert. Get the recipe now on Foodal.

Fresh Blackberry and Lemon Cocktails

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Celebrate the arrival of warm weather with fresh blackberry and lemon cocktails. Made with a sweet-tart combo of homemade flavored simple syrup and fruit puree, just add bubbly water and pour over ice, and you’re ready to relax and recharge with a refreshing adult beverage or mocktail. Get the recipe now on Foodal.

Purple Cabbage and Shaved Asparagus Slaw with Cumin-Sesame Dressing

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Coleslaw? Yuck! Cabbage drowning in mayonnaise… Who likes that? Well, this recipe will change your mind about slaw. Shaved asparagus and purple cabbage covered in a light sesame oil dressing and flavored with seeds and cumin makes for an out-of-this-world taste profile. Get the recipe on Foodal now.

Roasted Asparagus with Walnut Crema and Pecorino

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Embody simple sophistication for your next vegetable dish, and aim to impress with this recipe that uses less than 10 ingredients. Beautifully tender roasted asparagus spears are served with a thick and creamy walnut crema sauce, and topped with toasted walnuts and thinly shaved pecorino cheese. Make it now on Foodal.