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Recipe: Spiced Minty Mango Mocktail — 3-Ingredient Recipes

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From springtime brunches to afternoon parties to celebrations that go well into the evening, you'll want to include this fast and fancy mocktail in the mix. Loosely inspired by the sweet, minty flavors of a tropical mojito, this version skips the booze in favor of a fizzy ginger beer twist. It's sweet, spicy, and totally refreshing.

So if you have a thing for fresh and fruity drinks, this minty mango number is one to consider. Here's how to make this sparkling, booze-free drink.

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Recipe: Crispy Prosciutto and Potato Egg Cups — Brunch Recipes from The Kitchn

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Brunch, especially when you're serving it to guests for holidays like Easter or Mother's Day, doesn't have to be a stressful affair where you're stuck at the stovetop like a diner cook. Harness the power of the cute and practical muffin tin and make these egg cups instead.

Crispy prosicutto forms each shell, with a nest of Parmesan hash browns inside, all crowned with a perfectly cooked whole egg that can be as runny or set as you like it. It's how to serve eggs, potatoes, and bacon all in one fell swoop!

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Recipe: Broccoli and Kale Caesar Salad — Quick and Easy Vegetarian Dinners

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This outrageously satisfying broccoli bowl is Caesar salad dialed up to eleven, thanks to roasted broccoli and kale, golden croutons, white beans, and the best vegan Caesar dressing you've tried. What? Vegan? Yes! You gotta try it!

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Recipe: Falafel Scotch Eggs — Brunch Recipes from The Kitchn

There are times when I have a recipe idea that I'm so excited about, I obsess over it until it becomes reality. Friends, let me tell you that this is one of them. I've loved the concept of Scotch eggs for a long time — I mean, who doesn't like deep-fried eggs covered in sausage and breadcrumbs? But to up the ante, I decided to pull in my vegetarian friend: the falafel.

The (gluten-free and vegetarian!) result is everything I thought it would be: crispy, herby spiced chickpeas covering creamy boiled eggs, begging to be dipped in a lemony yogurt sauce. They take a little bit of effort, but boy, is the result ever worth it.

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Recipe: Roasted Eggplant and Brown Rice Bowl with Turmeric Tahini — Quick and Easy Vegetarian Dinners

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Who doesn't love dinner in just one bowl? We have a vegetarian spectacular for you today, one that looks fancy as all get-out, but hello! It only takes 30 minutes to make, and it's gilded with a sauce of tahini and golden turmeric that's as easy as open sesame!

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Recipe: One-Bowl Yogurt and Honey Olive Oil Cake — Easy Dessert Recipes

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I have so much to tell you about this cake. At its heart, it's humble — it comes together from a few pantry ingredients and bakes up to be far from a show-off. But slice into it and before you even take one bite, you'll suspect it's one of the most moist and tender cakes you've ever baked. Dig into it and you'll be greeted with the spongy yet delicate crumb.

At first it's sweetly rich from the honey, but the tang from the Greek yogurt keeps it in line. Then the savory notes come through — earthy olive oil sings out, and just a touch of chopped fresh thyme and lemon zest perfume it ever so slightly. If you hadn't baked it yourself, you'd be left guessing how such an unassuming cake could taste so complex.

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