15 Recipes From the May 2021 Issue of Real Simple

Recipes include lemon-poppy seed muffins, apricot almond cake, slow cooker chicken tostadas, spanakopita creamed spinach, and more.

Bake It Easy

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins With Lemon-Rose Glaze

Lemon poppy seed muffins with lemon-rose glaze resting on a wire rack.
Greg DuPree

Make your kitchen smell divine with a batch of these sunny yet sophisticated muffins. Get the recipe.

Hazelnut Swirl Blondies

Hazelnut Swirl Blondies cut into squares on a blue background
Greg DuPree

Ribbons of rich chocolate hazelnut spread top each bite of these outrageously delicious blondies. Get the recipe.

Everything Cream Cheese Scones

Everything Cream Cheese Scone torn in half
Greg DuPree

Savory scones meet classic bagels in this tasty recipe. Get the recipe.

Apricot Almond Cake

Apricot Almond Cake
Greg DuPree

This elegant stonefruit cake is deceptively simple and decadently delicious. Get the recipe.

Double-Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies With Pecans and Cherries

Double-Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies with Cherries and Pecans on a baking tray
Greg DuPree

Stock your treat jar with this chocolatey upgrade on everyday oatmeal cookies. Get the recipe.

Wild Blueberry and Chai Bread

Wild Blueberry and Chai Bread cut into slices
Greg DuPree

This tea cake quite literally earns its name. Get the recipe.

Five Easy Dinners

Slow Cooker Chicken Tostadas

Slow-cooker Chicken Tostadas with toppings on a white plate with a purple cloth napkin
Caitlin Bensel

Tangy chicken tops crispy tortillas in this easy weeknight dinner. Get the recipe.

Creamy Cauliflower Rice With Shrimp

Creamy Cauliflower Rice with Shrimp on a white plate with a purple cloth napkin
Caitlin Bensel

This easy recipe transforms veggies into an elegant yet comforting dinner. Get the recipe.

Sheet Pan Sausage and Veggies

Sheet Pan with cooked Sausage and Veggies with a spatula for serving
Caitlin Bensel

A sheet pan and 20 minutes are all you need to make the ultimate weeknight dinner. Get the recipe.

Grilled Turkey-Zucchini Burgers

Open-face Grilled Turkey-Zucchini Burgers with chips on the side on a white plate
Caitlin Bensel

Zucchini is the magic ingredient in these extra juicy turkey burgers. Get the recipe.

Cheesy Baked Ravioli and Romaine Salad

Cheesy Baked Ravioli casserole in a baking pan with romaine salad on the side
Caitlin Bensel

This crowd-pleasing dinner balances decadent pasta with a bright and tangy salad. Get the recipe.

Kitchen Hero: Frozen Spinach

Spanakopita Creamed Spinach

Spanakopita Creamed Spinach in a white bowl
Jennifer Causey

The classic appetizer gets remade as a crowd-pleasing side dish. Get the recipe.

Spinach And Gruyère Bread Pudding

Spinach and Gruyere Bread Pudding in a white casserole baking dish with a metal serving spoon
Jennifer Causey

Upgrade your brunch spread with this simple and delicious recipe. Get the recipe.

Spinach And Lamb Meatballs

top view of six Spinach and Lamb Meatballs, one cut in half on white plate with a metal fork
Jennifer Causey

These easy, full-flavored meatballs are perfect in pasta, as an appetizer, or in a sandwich. Get the recipe.

Plant Powered

Quick Nutty Noodles

Vegetable and Noodles Dish in a bowl
Greg DuPree

Just a few pantry staples come together to make a silky, slurpable sauce. Get the recipe.

These recipes originally appeared in the May 2021 issue of Real Simple.

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