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The 10 Most Pin-Worthy Summer Recipes You Can Actually Make

The 10 Most Pin-Worthy Summer Recipes You Can Actually Make

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Pinterest is great for inspiration to answer, “What should I make for X occasion?” But just as quickly as it can suck you in for hours, it can also deliver a speedy, often sharp kick to your ego when you try to recreate that gorgeous rose-petal-covered chocolate lava cake and wind up with something that looks like a pile of...you know. And who wants to eat that?

Next time you want to create something that impresses both in taste and presentation (and is pretty healthy to boot), try one of these summer recipes. While some take a little more work than others, anyone can make every one of them. Pinning a food porn shot before you dig in is totally up to you.

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Grilled Salmon with Corn Salsa

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Smoky, citrusy salmon topped with sweet roasted (or grilled) corn salsa is sure to be a crowd-pleaser at your next weekend BBQ.

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Mediterranean Herb Quinoa Salad

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Think of this as a cousin of tabbouleh with even more layers of flavor - perhaps a Greek cousin thanks to the olives, roasted red peppers, and feta.

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Cilantro Lemon Chicken Skewers

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Skewers are super easy, and the combination of tart citrus, salty soy, and spicy Sriracha guarantees your chicken will turn out juicy - and be quickly devoured!

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Pomegranate and Grilled Peach Summer Dessert

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Grilling enhances peaches' sweetness, which is balanced here by tart yogurt and pomegranate seeds. Don't overlook some cool mint to top it all off and add a pop of color and flavor.

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No-Bake Summer Berry Coconut Almond Walnut Crisp

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No need to fire up the oven (and then sit around waiting) to make crisp! Top your favorite ripe berries with this crunchy, nutty, coconutty crumble for a warm-weather version surprisingly close to the winter fave, just less juicy.

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