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12 Must-Have Bright + Zippy Lemon Recipes

There really isn't anything that can't be improved by a big squeeze of lemon. Soups, pastas, salads, desserts - it can add a little brightness to any dish. Here are our favorite lemon recipes to add a little zip!

Date Night Lemon Pappardelle with Shrimp

Creamy, lemony, silky pasta piled high in a bowl with buttery shrimp and freshly cracked black pepper.

Lemon Zucchini Muffins held by hands.

Lemon Poppyseed Zucchini Muffins

These muffins are the BEST! Lemony and bright and made with simple ingredients like zucchini, olive oil, flour, and sugar. Love these!

Baked salmon with lentils, green beans, and sauerkraut in bowl.

Perfect Baked Salmon with Lentils and Lemon Herb Sauce

Perfect Baked Salmon with Lentils, Quinoa, and Lemon Herb Sauce - super healthy, high protein, bakes all in one big easy dish. This stuff is SO DELICIOUS!

Summer Quinoa Salad in jars.

Summer Quinoa Salad Jars with Lemon Dill Dressing

Jar salads! Hello shrimp, quinoa, tomato, cucumber, feta - my favorite healthy meal prep!

Red Pepper Fettuccine in a bowl with shrimp.

Red Pepper Fettuccine with Shrimp

It's got quick, pan-fried shrimp, creamy noodles, and red pepper / garlic / butter / lemon-ish sauce vibes. Perfect quick and easy dinner!

Blueberry Lemon Bread in a stack.

Springy Blueberry Lemon Bread

Loaded with juicy lemon and blueberries. SO YUMMY with the perfect thick, soft texture!

Avocado Egg Salad on a plate.

The Best Avocado Egg Salad

No mayo here! just avocados, eggs, herbs, lemon juice, and salt. Especially good on an everything bagel. Just saying.

Lemon chicken with asparagus in a pan

5 Ingredient Lemon Chicken with Asparagus

Juicy, pan-fried chicken with peppery lemon flavors and tender bites of asparagus with a honey butter sauce. A bright and fresh 5 ingredient dinner on the table in 20 minutes!

Healing Bowls with Turmeric Sweet Potatoes, Poached Eggs, and Lemon Dressing

Turmeric sweet potatoes, brown rice, red quinoa, arugula, poached egg, lemon dressing.

Autumn Glow Salad with Lemon Dressing

A MUST for healthy, glowy eating! Roasted cauliflower, sweet potato, grains, and apples.

Blender Lemon Pie

Eggs, butter, sugar, and a WHOLE LEMON blended up and poured into a crust. Springy, custardy, simple lemon magic.

Lemon Chicken Soup with Orzo

Filling, fresh, and vibrant lemony chicken soup made creamy with NO CREAM and a secret ingredient!

One More Thing!

Looking for even more fun ways to use lemons? Check out a list of all of our lemons recipes!

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