Creamy Shrimp and Corn Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Portobello mushroom stuffed with creamy shrimp and sweet corn for a delicious appetizer or mini meal.

Creamy Shrimp and Corn Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms | Cooking with a Wallflower

Happy Summer! How did you spend the first official day of summer? Hope you enjoyed it =)

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Lotus Root Chips

Sprinkled with salt and pepper, these lotus root chips are crispy and delicious. It’s an Asian inspired snack that’s both healthy and easy to make.

 Lotus Root Chips | Cooking with a Wallflower

Last week, my best friend and I went to a dumpling restaurant because we’re both obsessed with Shanghai dumplings, the ones with the soup in the center. While I was browsing through the menu, I noticed that they offered lotus root chips as an appetizer. I didn’t order them, but all of a sudden, I had this craving for them. I know. Odd, right? How can you crave something you’ve never had before? But I did.

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Spicy Garlic String Beans

String beans stir fry with garlic and crushed red pepper for a simple and healthy side. This dish is great for a quick dinner idea after a long day at school or work.

Spicy Garlic String Beans | Cooking with a Wallflower

String beans and garlic are a staple in my house. If we want something quick to make as a side for noodles or rice, we prepare string beans, add a little bit of garlic, a dash of salt, maybe a little bit of crushed red pepper flakes. Simple but oh so very delicious. Give it a try and let me know what you think =)

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Three-Ways Roasted Vegetable Soft Tacos

Filled with sweet corn, diced zucchini, mushrooms, and grape tomatoes, these tacos are soft in the center with a slightly crunchy edge. Quick to make and customizable, this soft taco is delicious and perfect for a summer meal with your family.

 Three-Ways Roasted Vegetable Soft Tacos | Cooking with a Wallflower

Toasted soft tacos are a new fave!

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Roasted Garlic Cauliflower with Lemon Pepper

Garlicky cauliflower florets seasoned with lemon pepper and crushed red peppers. This combination is perfect for a quick and healthy snack or as a side to any dish.

 Roasted Garlic Cauliflower with Lemon Pepper | Cooking with a Wallflower

Have you ever tried roasted cauliflower? If you haven’t, you’re missing out!

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Shrimp and Lotus Rootlet Salad

An Asian inspired salad filled with red cabbage, sweet carrots, refreshing basil, crunchy lotus root, and juicy shrimp.  Simple to make and healthy, this salad is a great option for the summer season.

Shrimp and Lotus Rootlet Salad | Cooking with a Wallflower

I hope everyone had a wonderful Memorial Day Weekend! How did you celebrate? I’d love to know what everyone did.

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Tropical Guacamole

Creamy guacamole filled with fresh strawberries and sweet mangoes in every bite. Sweetened with a little bit of passion fruit juice, this guacamole is both healthy and easy to make, just in time for Memorial Day weekend and summer.

Tropical Guacamole | Cooking with a Wallflower

Okay, so I know I just posted my Sweet Corn and Edamame Guacamole recipe a little over a week ago, but it is Memorial Day weekend. How can we have BBQs without dips and chips, right?

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Sweet Corn and Edamame Guacamole Dip

Creamy avocado dip with sweet corn and edamame in every bite. This healthy, simple to make dip is perfect alone or accompanied with chips for a late afternoon snack or an appetizer at a party.

Sweet Corn and Edamame Guacamole Dip | Cooking with a Wallflower

Best. Dip. EVER.

Which, of course, means that I’m bringing this dip to Fiesta Friday!

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Superfood Avocado Salad

A healthy salad filled with creamy avocado, edamame, sweet corn, basil, and diced tomatoes and drizzled with strawberry balsamic vinaigrette. Quick and easy and oh so very delicious, this salad is perfect as a starter to any meal.

Superfood Avocado Salad | Cooking with a Wallflower

Happy Mother’s Day! I hope you have a wonderful day =)

Since it’s Mother’s Day, we need to make something special.

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Vietnamese Chicken Salad

Spicy and savory, this salad is delicious with shredded chicken and cabbage and hints of basil and mint in every bite. Vietnamese Chicken Salad is perfect as a meal for an individual or as a starter to any dish.

Vietnamese Chicken Salad | Cooking with a Wallflower

I wanted to share a Vietnamese dish with you today. I grew up eating Vietnamese salads similar to this one. Asian salads tend to be very savory because of the addition of fish sauce. This salad is no different. Traditional Vietnamese Chicken Salad, called Goi Ga in Vietnamese, usually includes thinly sliced cabbage, sliced chili peppers, shredded chicken, torn mint and basil, and sometimes carrots and onions. These salads are usually topped with crushed peanuts and drizzled with fish sauce and lemon or lime juice.

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