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31 Peak-Summer Recipes You Need To Try In August

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1. Chopped Thai Salad With Sesame Garlic Dressing

The best cure against salad boredom.

Get the recipe here.

2. Lemongrass Curry With Shrimp

Always here for a flavor-packed dinner. Get the recipe here.
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Always here for a flavor-packed dinner.

Get the recipe here.

3. Turkey Taco Salad Meal Prep

Because you know you should probably stop spending $12 for lunch every day. Get the recipe here.
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Because you know you should probably stop spending $12 for lunch every day.

Get the recipe here.

4. Loaded Caprese Grilled Cheese

Pesto and garlic butter tomato sauce give this grilled cheese real summer flavors. Get the recipe here.
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Pesto and garlic butter tomato sauce give this grilled cheese real summer flavors.

Get the recipe here.

5. Green Bean Salad with Toasted Almonds and Feta

The perfect dish for your next potluck.

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6. Roasted Strawberry, Basil, and Goat Cheese Crostini

It looks fancy but it's actually super easy to make. Get the recipe here.
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It looks fancy but it's actually super easy to make.

Get the recipe here.

7. Vegan Chocolate Pie

With its store-bought crust and five-ingredient filling, this no-bake pie is the easiest treat of the summer.

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8. Korean-Style Grilled Chicken

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9. Grainy Mustard Potato Salad

A healthier but equally delicious take on the traditional potato salad.Get the recipe here.
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A healthier but equally delicious take on the traditional potato salad.

Get the recipe here.

10. Kale Pesto Pizza

If kale pesto + kale is too much kale for you, you can also use regular pesto.

Get the recipe here.

11. Spicy Watermelon Sangria

Ros├ę, watermelon, strawberries, cherries, mint, and jalape├▒o? This drink has it all. Get the recipe here.
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Ros├ę, watermelon, strawberries, cherries, mint, and jalape├▒o? This drink has it all.

Get the recipe here.

12. Sunshine Lentil Bowls With Garlic Olive Oil Dressing

Because lentils are both nutrient-packed and delicious, and they deserve more love. Get the recipe here.
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Because lentils are both nutrient-packed and delicious, and they deserve more love.

Get the recipe here.

13. Raspberry Ginger Stone Fruit Galette

Any stone fruit will work in this rustic galette.

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14. Honey Lemon Chicken Bowls

Get your summer meal-prep on so you only have to use your stove once a week.

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15. 30 Minute Chili Maple Lime Salmon Bowls With Forbidden Rice

A quick and healthy dinner for your busy weeknights.Get the recipe here.
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A quick and healthy dinner for your busy weeknights.

Get the recipe here.

16. Roasted Pepper, Nectarine, and Ricotta Grilled Pizza

You can use store-bought pizza dough to make the whole thing even easier. Get the recipe here.
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You can use store-bought pizza dough to make the whole thing even easier.

Get the recipe here.

17. Peach Tarte Tatin

Caramelized peaches + flaky crust = perfect pie. Get the recipe here.
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Caramelized peaches + flaky crust = perfect pie.

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18. Spicy Thai Curry Noodle Soup

Just because it's summer doesn't mean you should stop eating soup. Get the recipe here.
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Just because it's summer doesn't mean you should stop eating soup.

Get the recipe here.

19. Summer Panzanella

From now on, I want croutons in all my salads.

Get the recipe here.

20. Mango Lemonade

Why bother with boring old lemonade when you can drink mango lemonade? Get the recipe here.
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Why bother with boring old lemonade when you can drink mango lemonade?

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21. Brown Butter Lobster With Kale Pesto Polenta and Cherry Tomato Bacon Pan Sauce

Fancy it up for your next romantic dinner.

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22. Steak With Tangy Sauce and Watercress Salad

You can't go wrong with a classic. Get the recipe here.
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You can't go wrong with a classic.

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23. Grilled Honey Mustard Chicken Skewers

Sure, grilling burgers is always fun, but if you want to get a bit more adventurous, try these.

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24. Malawach (Yemenite Jewish Pancakes)

Julia Gartland

Your new brunch favorite.

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25. Grilled Chicken Tortilla Soup

Prep on Sunday and eat throughout the week.

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26. Peach Fritters

Yes please!Get the recipe here.
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Yes please!

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27. Summer Chicken Noodle Soup

Something to warm your body and your soul after spending a day in a freezing office. Get the recipe here.
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Something to warm your body and your soul after spending a day in a freezing office.

Get the recipe here.

28. Fruity Chia Seed Coconut Popsicles

These are vegan but also amazingly creamy. Get the recipe here.
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These are vegan but also amazingly creamy.

Get the recipe here.

29. Cold Cucumber Yoghurt Soup

The perfect summer appetizer. Get the recipe here.
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The perfect summer appetizer.

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30. Teriyaki Chicken Zucchini Noodles

Low-carb and delicious. Get the recipe here.
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Low-carb and delicious.

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31. Grilled Stone Fruit With Yogurt and Granola

Because grilled peaches are the summer truest MVP.Get the recipe here.
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Because grilled peaches are the summer truest MVP.

Get the recipe here.

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