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25 Feel-Good Recipes You Should Absolutely Make Before Summer Ends

It isn't pumpkin spice season yet.

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1. Zucchini and Herbed Ricotta Flatbread

https://sallysbakingaddiction.com/2016/07/12/zucchini-herbed-ricotta-flatbread/
https://sallysbakingaddiction.com/2016/07/12/zucchini-herbed-ricotta-flatbread/

Make this homemade flatbread dough from scratch if you're feeling ambitious, but a store-bought version will still get the job done. Get the recipe.

2. Corn and Zucchini Chowder

Make this your go-to dinner on breezy end-of-summer nights. Get the recipe.
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Make this your go-to dinner on breezy end-of-summer nights. Get the recipe.

3. Grilled Halibut with Tomato Avocado Salsa

This straightforward seafood dish comes together in under 30 minutes. Get the recipe.
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This straightforward seafood dish comes together in under 30 minutes. Get the recipe.

4. Lobster Tostadas

http://www.skinnytaste.com/union-cantina-lobster-tacos/
http://www.skinnytaste.com/union-cantina-lobster-tacos/

Promise yourself at least one last lobster dinner before fall rolls in. Get the recipe.

5. Goat Cheese–Stuffed Heirloom Tomatoes

Head to the farmer's market for some heirlooms, then fill them with goat cheese, creme fraiche, thyme, and garlic butter breadcrumbs. Get the recipe.
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Head to the farmer's market for some heirlooms, then fill them with goat cheese, creme fraiche, thyme, and garlic butter breadcrumbs. Get the recipe.

6. Easy Linguine with Clams

You're just 15 minutes away from the greatest pasta night ever. Get the recipe.
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You're just 15 minutes away from the greatest pasta night ever. Get the recipe.

7. Steak Fajita Bowls with Garlic Lime Rice

This one-bowl wonder will have the whole family begging for more. Get the recipe.
Little Spice Jar / Via littlespicejar.com

This one-bowl wonder will have the whole family begging for more. Get the recipe.

8. Heirloom Tomato, Zucchini, Caramelized Onion, and Feta Galette

http://www.foodiecrush.com/heirloom-tomato-zucchini-caramelized-onion-and-feta-galette/
http://www.foodiecrush.com/heirloom-tomato-zucchini-caramelized-onion-and-feta-galette/

We should all be eating pie for dinner. Get the recipe.

9. Grilled Corn and Zucchini Salad with Sun-Dried Tomato Vinaigrette

Take advantage of summer's bounty with this refreshing and veggie-loaded side dish. Get the recipe.
Minimalist Baker / Via minimalistbaker.com

Take advantage of summer's bounty with this refreshing and veggie-loaded side dish. Get the recipe.

10. Scallops with Hazelnuts and Warm Sun Gold Tomatoes

Light and low-effort, these flavorful scallops are the perfect feel-good dinner to make through September. Get the recipe.
Christina Holmes via Bon Appetit / Via bonappetit.com

Light and low-effort, these flavorful scallops are the perfect feel-good dinner to make through September. Get the recipe.

11. Grilled Shrimp Tacos with Mango Avocado Slaw

http://reciperunner.com/grilled-shrimp-tacos-avocado-slaw-mango-salsa/
http://reciperunner.com/grilled-shrimp-tacos-avocado-slaw-mango-salsa/

Treat yourself to one last sunny fiesta. Get the recipe.

12. Grilled Caesar Buffalo Chicken Salad

http://www.howsweeteats.com/2015/05/grilled-caesar-buffalo-chicken-salad/#_a5y_p=4275964
http://www.howsweeteats.com/2015/05/grilled-caesar-buffalo-chicken-salad/#_a5y_p=4275964

It's not a salad. It's a grilled salad. Get the recipe.

13. Jamaican Jerk Grilled Eggplant

This meatless meal is a little smoky, a little spicy, and totally crave-worthy. Get the recipe.
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This meatless meal is a little smoky, a little spicy, and totally crave-worthy. Get the recipe.

14. Rice Noodles With Shrimp and Coconut Lime Dressing

Skip the takeout and opt for this Vietnamese-inspired recipe instead. Get the recipe.
Alex Lau via Bon Appetit / Via bonappetit.com

Skip the takeout and opt for this Vietnamese-inspired recipe instead. Get the recipe.

15. Spaghettini with Roasted Tomatoes, Basil, and Garlic Breadcrumbs

http://www.abeautifulplate.com/spaghettini-with-roasted-tomatoes-fresh-basil-and-toasted-garlic-breadcrumbs/
http://www.abeautifulplate.com/spaghettini-with-roasted-tomatoes-fresh-basil-and-toasted-garlic-breadcrumbs/

The cream sauces can wait until winter; for now, make the most of fresh and vibrant tomato sauce. Get the recipe.

16. Prosciutto and Peach Flatbread

Is there any trio as perfect as goat cheese, peaches, and prosciutto? Methinks not. Get the recipe.
Joyful Healthy Eats / Via joyfulhealthyeats.com

Is there any trio as perfect as goat cheese, peaches, and prosciutto? Methinks not. Get the recipe.

17. Summer Corn and Heirloom Tomato Salad with Tomatillo Salsa Verde

Make a big batch of this spicy tomatillo salsa and use it on EVERYTHING. Get the recipe.
Sassy Kitchen / Via sassy-kitchen.com

Make a big batch of this spicy tomatillo salsa and use it on EVERYTHING. Get the recipe.

18. Filipino Chicken Adobo Skewers

There's no time like the present to serve food on skewers. Get the recipe.
Half Baked Harvest / Via halfbakedharvest.com

There's no time like the present to serve food on skewers. Get the recipe.

19. Mexican Street Corn Pasta Salad

https://www.chelseasmessyapron.com/mexican-street-corn-pasta-salad-2/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed:+ChelseasMessyApron+(Chelsea%27s+Messy+Apron)
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Carbs, veggies, and cheese, all drowning in a drool-worthy creamy chili-lime dressing. Get the recipe.

20. No-Cook Zucchini Noodles with Pesto

Summer is the perfect excuse to avoid turning on the oven or the stove. Get the recipe.
Healthy Seasonal Recipes / Via healthyseasonalrecipes.com

Summer is the perfect excuse to avoid turning on the oven or the stove. Get the recipe.

21. Grilled Flank Steak with Corn Radish Salad

http://www.feastingathome.com/grilled-flank-steak-with-corn-radish-salad/
http://www.feastingathome.com/grilled-flank-steak-with-corn-radish-salad/

For a dinner that's light and refreshing yet still totally filling, look no further than this. Get the recipe.

22. Whole Wheat Berry Peach Galette

http://www.fitmittenkitchen.com/whole-wheat-berry-peach-galette/
http://www.fitmittenkitchen.com/whole-wheat-berry-peach-galette/

This colorful galette is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser...especially when you pair it with some vanilla ice cream. Get the recipe.

23. Blackberry Cheesecake Brownies

Part dessert, part work of art. Get the recipe.
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Part dessert, part work of art. Get the recipe.

24. Grilled Peaches with Vanilla Bean Mascarpone, Honey, and Granola

Just thinking of this feel-good dessert will get you through winter. Get the recipe.
Cooking Classy / Via cookingclassy.com

Just thinking of this feel-good dessert will get you through winter. Get the recipe.

25. Berry Poke Cake

Eat all of the berries while they're fresh. Get the recipe.
Completely Delicious / Via completelydelicious.com

Eat all of the berries while they're fresh. Get the recipe.

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