Creamy Parmesan Chicken Bake: A Family Favorite

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This creamy parmesan chicken bake is filled with some of the best flavors, the perfect combination of smooth cheese, bold garlic, lively herbs, and tender poultry. With only 6 ingredients and one pan, it can be prepared quickly and then the oven does all the work. It’s an instant weeknight dinner win! Get the recipe.

Slice and Bake Gluten-Free Basil Shortbread Cookies

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These easy basil shortbread cookies are not only delicious, they’re also gluten free. They hold their shape and are anything but plain with the addition of basil, and they have a slight crumble – like a proper shortbread should. If you haven’t tried herbs in a cookie before, you’re in for a seriously amazing surprise.

Italian Stuffed Steak Pinwheels: An Elevated Entree

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Italian stuffed steak pinwheels are filled with the flavors of balsamic vinegar, provolone cheese, and fresh basil, and they’re sure to be a huge hit. Cooked to perfection on the grill, the cheese gets all gooey and the filling bursts with sweet herbaceousness. It’s the ideal way to elevate your favorite cut of steak.

Einkorn Tomato Basil Pastry (Ricotta Tomato Pie)

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Vibrant summer tomatoes meet fragrant basil and fluffy ricotta cheese in this savory pastry. Thanks to soft, airy einkorn flour, the golden crust is unapologetically flaky – making it an expert landing zone for juicy heirlooms, fresh herbs, and sweet cheese. Get the recipe for this rustic tomato pie now.

Quick and Easy Peach, Basil & Ricotta Flatbreads

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The most flavorful peach, basil, and ricotta flatbreads are a quick and easy homemade appetizer. Creamy cheese, sweet and tart fruit, and herbs make for a fresh seasonal combo that can’t be beat. Plus, the einkorn crust has incredible texture, and you don’t need to wait for the dough to rise! Get the recipe now.

Lighten Up Your Summer Dinner with a Fresh Peach Caprese Salad

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If you need a lightened up summer dinner or an opener for a heavy grilled meal, this fresh peach caprese salad is for you. This recipe is completely stress free, highlighting the sweet fruit, the savory flavor of the mozzarella cheese, and the herbaceous notes of the basil. It’s perfect for summer. Get the recipe now.

Simple Marinara Sauce Is a Must for the Best Italian Dishes

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There’s no need to turn to bottled products when you can make the best simple marinara sauce right in your own kitchen. This easy recipe comes together in a few simple steps and is ready in just 20 minutes. It brings big flavor, making it ideal for serving on freshly cooked noodles or even as a dip. Read more now.

Asparagus and Snow Pea Salad with Black-Eyed Peas

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When you don’t feel like spending too much time cooking and cleaning in the kitchen, simple is better. This quick salad with fresh asparagus, crunchy snow peas, and creamy black-eyed peas served over quinoa makes a tasty and healthy one-bowl meal that’s ready in under thirty minutes. Get the recipe now on Foodal.

Healthy and Delicious Vegan Pesto

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This healthy and vibrant vegan pesto has half the calories of traditional pesto, but is just as creamy and flavorful. We swap out high-fat pine nuts, cheese, and oil with a freshly made cashew cream. With lemon juice and a little bit of cayenne pepper, you’ll want this on everything. Get the recipe now on Foodal.

Tangy Roasted Tomato Crostini Is the Best Quick Appetizer

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Roasted tomato crostini is hands down one of the best appetizers you will ever make, and it’s ridiculously easy to prepare. Slow roasted cherry or grape tomatoes combined with garlic, balsamic vinegar, and basil make for a vibrant bite of deliciousness to pique your appetite. Get the simple recipe now on Foodal.

Update on a Classic: Grilled Cheese with Tomato Jam

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The classic grilled cheese sandwich you know and love gets an update with gooey mozzarella, fresh garden basil, and a homemade tomato jam that tastes like summer. Simple, comforting, and bursting with flavor, it’s sure to be a hit at lunch or dinner. Get the recipe now on Foodal, and make your own at home.

Lemon Basil Orzo Pasta Salad with Vegan Parmesan

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This Lemon Basil Orzo Pasta Salad is perfect for summer. With a tasty vegan Parmesan made from walnuts and nutritional yeast, it’s suitable for a variety of special diets. And you’ll love the Mediterranean flavors of fresh herbs, tomatoes, and olive oil. Get the recipe now on Foodal and try it tonight.