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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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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No Bake Strawberry Banana Pudding Pie in a Jar

Slices of fresh strawberries and bananas layered with vanilla pudding and graham cracker crumbs for a simple yet delicious no bake dessert in a jar, a slight twist to the classic banana pudding pie. 

No Bake Strawberry Banana Pudding Pie in a Jar | Cooking with a Wallflower

I hope you guys had a wonderful Mother’s Day weekend filled with lots of fun surprises and delicious foods, especially for all the mothers out there. I’ll share some of my weekend photos in another one of my “Life of a Wallflower” posts. =)

Have I mentioned that I am obsessed with desserts in jar? They’re so cute!

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Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette

Sweet strawberries blended with balsamic vinegar, lemon juice, olive oil, sugar and a pinch of salt for a tasty salad dressing perfect for the spring and summer seasons.

Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette | Cooking with a Wallflower

Seriously one of the best dressings ever. You have to try it.

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Strawberry Mango Coconut Sticky Rice

Slightly sweetened sticky rice with a hint of coconut topped with sliced strawberries and mangoes. A little twist to the traditional mango sticky rice, this dessert is simple to make and delicious, perfect for an indulgence after dinner.

Strawberry Mango Coconut Sticky Rice | Cooking with a Wallflower

I love mango sticky rice. It’s one of the things I look forward to when I eat at Thai restaurants. One of the things I look forward to but almost never order because I’m too full from dinner. Now, if I can make it at home, then I can have it any time I want, right?

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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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Strawberry Apple Crumble

Warm and slightly sweetened baked strawberries and apples topped with a crispy brown sugar crumble. Delicious and easy to make, this recipe is perfect for fruity dessert cravings.

Strawberry Apple Crumble | Cooking with a Wallflower

Strawberries and apples in the same dessert? I’m sold. =)

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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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Vanilla Green Tea Pudding

Creamy vanilla pudding with a hint of green tea topped with sliced strawberries and mint. Easy to make with just a few ingredients, this vanilla green tea pudding may appear simple but tastes delicious. 

Vanilla Green Tea Pudding | Cooking with a Wallflower

I love the taste of green tea. There’s something about the flavor that’s settle but very appealing. If you’re a fan of green tea (like me), this will be the perfect dessert for you. With just a hint of green tea and a lot of vanilla, this pudding is really bursting with flavor. Topped with strawberries and mint, it looks simple yet elegant, a great dessert for when you’re entertaining guests.

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