3 Quick-and-Easy Shrimp Salads

Bella Breakdown Dinner will never be boring with this trio of healthy, quick shrimp salads! #1 – Grilled Shrimp Caesar Salad Ingredients 1/4 cup canola mayonnaise (such as Hellmann’s) 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 3/4 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1/4 teaspoon Tabasco sauce 1 oil-packed anchovy fillet, drained and mashed to a paste 1 ounce Parmesan cheese, grated (about 1/4 cup) 1/2 small garlic clove, minced 7 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided Cooking spray 1 pound peeled and deveined extra-large shrimp 2 ounces whole-wheat French...

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Simply Sweet Cornmeal Plum Scone Recipe

Bella Breakdown Most scones are served with jam on the side. However, the scones have the jam baked right in. Melissa Clark makes rich cornmeal scones with honey-plum jam baked on top. INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons honey 1 bay leaf ¾ pound plums halved, pitted and then cut into 1-inch cubes ¾ cup heavy cream, more as needed 1 large egg, at room temperature 1 ⅔ cups all-purpose flour ⅓ cup fine cornmeal 3 tablespoons sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon kosher salt 6 tablespoons unsalted butter at room temperature, cubed, plus more for serving if you like PREPARATION...

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How to Make a DIY Watercolor Cake

Bella Breakdown Do you want to take your plain white cake up a notch? Try this watercolor icing technique for a gorgeous look that is sure to impress all of your guests. Here’s What You Do Start with a simple, frosted cake and 4-5 bags filled with a spectrum of colors of frosting. You can use any piping tip you like. Begin by piping 2-3” lines around your cake, beginning with the darkest hue. Your lines should be spread out around the cake from top to bottom in a random order. Begin layering in your next color using the...

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S’Mores Banana Bread

Bella Breakdown S’mores banana bread is just as incredible as it sounds! Ingredients 1/2 c. butter, melted, plus more for buttering pan 1 1/4 c. flour, plus more for dusting pan 1/2 c. graham cracker crumbs 1 tsp. baking soda 1/4 tsp. kosher salt 3/4 c. sugar 1/4 c. sour cream 1 tsp. vanilla extract 2 eggs 1 c. chocolate chips 3 super ripe bananas, mashed with a fork 1 c. mini marshmallows 1/2 c. chopped milk chocolate bars Directions In a bowl, combine flour, graham cracker crumbs, baking soda, and salt. Whisk together. Mash the overripe bananas and...

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This Tuscan Spaghetti Squash is so Good, You Won’t Even Miss Pasta

Bella Breakdown This low-carb alternative might just be better than the real thing. INGREDIENTS 1 large spaghetti squash 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 4 slices bacon 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 1/2 c. cherry tomatoes, halved 2 c. baby spinach 1/2 c. heavy cream 1/3 c. grated Parmesan Basil, for garnish Here’s How to Make it To make, slice a spaghetti squash in half and scoop out the seeds. Lay it on a baking tray and drizzle both sides with olive oil, salt and pepper. Roast the squash skin side up in a...

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The BEST Cilantro-Lime Chicken Recipe

Bella Breakdown You don’t even need to like cilantro to love this cilantro-lime chicken! Ingredients 4 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 c. Chopped cilantro Juice of 2 limes pinch of crushed red pepper flakes 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 tsp. cumin cooked white rice, for serving To make, combine olive oil, lime juice, cilantro, garlic, red pepper flakes, and cumin. Mix well, then add chicken thighs to the mixture and marinate for 30 minutes. Add salt and pepper to both sides of the chicken thighs. In a sauté pan, heat some olive oil and cook the...

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