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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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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Creamy Avocado Tomato Basil Pasta

Pasta tossed in creamy avocado, sweet grape tomatoes, and refreshing basil. With just a hint of garlic and lightly salted, this dish is delicious and healthy, just in time for summer.

Creamy Avocado Tomato Basil Pasta | Cooking with a Wallflower

Don’t you just love summer ingredients? I certainly do. And the ingredients in this pasta dish are simple, delicious, and refreshing, which is what we need for hot lazy summer days.

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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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Margherita French Bread Pizza

Warm cheesy and slightly garlicky pizza on French bread topped with grape tomatoes and chiffonade basil for a simple but delicious meal.  This French bread pizza is great for days when you don’t feel like making dinner.

Margherita French Bread Pizza | Cooking with a Wallflower

What to eat when you’re feeling lazy? French bread pizza, of course. =)

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Cajun Shrimp Pasta Marsala

Campanelle pasta with succulent shrimp, mushrooms, and zucchini tossed in a creamy Cajun seasoned Marsala wine sauce. A delicious quick and easy recipe that’s perfect for lunch or dinner.

Cajun Shrimp Pasta Marsala | Cooking with a Wallflower

Have I mentioned that I love pasta? It feels like it’s been forever since I posted a pasta recipe so I hope you’ll enjoy this one =)

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Garlic Asian Glazed Swai Fillet with Fresh Mango

Moist Swai fillet topped with a garlicky sweet and mildly spicy glaze over a bed of shredded cabbage and a side of diced mango. This Asian inspired dish will be perfect for a quick and easy dinner.

Garlic Asian Glazed Swai Fillet with Fresh Mango | Cooking with a Wallflower

Need an idea for dinner? This will be the perfect dish for a last minute dinner. Ready in under 30 minutes, this Asian glazed Swai fillet is perfect for a cheap, quick and easy dinner. You’ll love the sweet and mildly spicy glaze that gives the Swai fillet an extra kick. The basil and garlic add extra flavor and diced mango is a great complement to this Asian inspired dish.

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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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