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Salmon with Pesto Zucchini Noodles & Warm Tomatoes

Simple, simple, simple summer food, just fresh salmon cooked on a bed of zucchini noodles tossed in pesto with warm tomatoes on the side.
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This recipe is so quick and easy
that I'm adding it to a special collection of easy summer recipes
published every summer since 2009.
Watch for new "summer easy" recipes all summer long!
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True Story.When I stopped at Whole Foods the other day for salmon (on sale for $9.99, total win), a single deer was knee-deep in landscaping in the island inside the traffic circle nearby.Deer are common in our neighborhood. Still, this pretty little doe was surprisingly unconcerned about the cars circling around her. A few drivers, me included, stopped to watch.And this girl, she was intent! Why?She was gorging on day lilies!One by one, she chomped on the showy yellow blossoms. Day lily flowers are a real find for a young doe. You see, around here, we usuall…

Homemade Fresh Basil Pesto Without Cheese

How to make basil pesto at home. My simple pesto recipe calls for just five ingredients and two easy-to-remember techniques to prevent the problems that we some times encounter with homemade pesto, bitterness and muddiness. My pesto recipe is made without cheese, that means that sweet, fresh basil flavor really lets loose.


Fresh & Seasonal, a Summer Classic. Weeknight Easy, Weekend Special. Low Carb. Naturally Gluten Free. Not just vegan, Vegan Done Real. Great for Meal Prep. Rave Reviews.

Rustic Peach Ice Cream

The Recipe: An easy, no-cook master recipe for a rustic, fruity ice cream that's rich and creamy and yeah, totally fruity.So far? I've made Rustic Peach Ice Cream, it conjures a bowl of sweet, ripe peaches and cream. And Rustic Blueberry Ice Cream, we especially loved the purpley-blue color! And at the request of my favorite banana-crazy nine-year old, a dreamy Rustic Banana Ice Cream. And for the six-year old twin who likes his strawberries plain, thank you very much, a pretty-pretty-pink Rustic Strawberry Ice Cream, another bowlful of strawberries and cream. And there's still half a summer left to go!The Conversation: How the Summer of One-Thing-After-Another turned into the Summer of One-Ice-Cream-After-Another. This recipe is so quick and easy
that I'm adding it to a special collection of easy summer recipes
published every summer since 2009.
Watch for new "summer easy" recipes all summer long.
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