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Lemons are bright, tart, colorful, and adds and extra “zing!” to a lot of meals. It really brightens up any dish you whip up. Making crabless cakes? Serve with a lemon wedge! In honor of #LemonDay, we went through the Food Monster App and found 10 recipes that are deliciously lemony and will make you pucker up. Let’s dig in:

1. Coconut Lemon Mug Cake 
Vegan Coconut Lemon Mug Cake

Have cookies in your cake with this easy, gluten-free Coconut Lemon Mug Cake that’s mixed with crumbled up lemon macaroons and almond flour. It’s a delicious dessert that’s ready in under five minutes! Ridiculously simple, sweet, and tangy lemony deliciousness is happening inside this mug of happiness. Enjoy this tender, soft mug cake with a mug of black coffee.

2. Fingerling Potato Salad With Lemon Herb Dressing
Vegan Fingerling Potato Salad With Lemon Herb Dressing [Vegan, Gluten-

Does a Fingerling Potato Salad With Lemon Herb Dressing sound good to you? Because it shouldFingerling potatoes drizzled with a lemon herb dressing, a delicious side dish that complements any meal. Tangy vinaigrette with fresh thyme, rosemary, and Dijon mustard brings out their earthy flavors. This is the perfect side for any spring dish, but is especially perfect for barbecues and picnics.

3. 7 Ingredient Lemon Coconut Squares
Vegan 7 Ingredient Lemon Coconut Squares

If you’re not too fond of traditional lemon bars because of their sweetness, give these 7 Ingredient Lemon Coconut Squares a try. You can easily omit the maple syrup or agave for a completely sugar free lemon square. They only have 7 ingredients, are deliciously creamy and have a zesty lemon touch!

4. Sunshine Lemon Ice Cream Cake 
Vegan Sunshine Lemon Ice Cream Cake

This Sunshine Lemon Ice Cream Cake will brighten up your day no matter the season – it’s that delicious. The rich, chewy date crust is topped with a luxuriously creamy banana coconut cake that’s accented with hints of fresh lemons and a pinch of ginger.

5. Creamy Lemon Berry Popsicles
Vegan Creamy Lemon Berry Popsicles

Get ready to be blown away by these Creamy Lemon Berry Popsicles. Think homemade creamy vanilla lemon cashew curd with fresh berries, drizzled with dark chocolate. These seemingly decadent frozen treats taste incredible and they are also fairly healthy – as far as desserts go.

6. Raw Lemon Kiwi Cream Pie 
Vegan Raw Lemon Kiwi Cream Pie

This Raw Lemon Kiwi Cream Pie is definitely on the unique side. With a gingery crust, velvety coconut cream, kiwi slices and strawberries piled high, and a strawberry caramel sauce, you’ve never had a pie like this one! Best part is, despite how decadent it looks, this dessert comes together fairly quickly.

7. Strawberry Lemonade Macarons 

Turn your favorite, fruity and refreshing drink into an elegant and adorable dessert! These delicious, vegan Strawberry Lemonade Macarons have a perfectly smooth and shiny top, ruffled feet, and a moist, chewy middle. Added rose lemonade into the buttercream frosting along with some lemon creates a delicious strawberry lemonade flavor, These macarons would be perfect to make for an event, as a gift, or as a little snack.

8. Lemon Blueberry Oatcakes 
Vegan Lemon Blueberry Oatcakes

This recipe for Lemon Blueberry Oatcakes uses a hidden banana, which is completely masked by wonderful, intense, tangy lemon juice and extract (or zest).

9. Mini Lemon Bundt Cakes
Vegan Mini Lemon Bundt Cakes

Zesty and aromatic Mini Lemon Bundt Cakes, the perfect treat for winter blues. These mini lemon bundt cakes are bursting with lemon flavor, the cake is made with fresh lemon juice and zest and after baking the mini cakes are soaked with a tangy, zesty lemon syrup resulting in a super moist and delicious cake. The cake also tastes amazing using a combination of lemons and limes, by using the juice and zest from half a lemon and juice and zest from one lime.

10. Easy and Zesty Lemon Garlic Herb Roasted Potatoes 
Vegan Easy and Zesty Lemon Garlic Herb Roasted Potatoes

This simple yet elegant Zesty Lemon Garlic Herb Roasted Potato dish is easy to make, only a handful of ingredients, and ready in under an hour. Perfect side dish to your next feast!

Be sure to check out this article and learn about how lemons are actually a great addition to your diet: Lemons: How They Make You Healthy and Happy! You can find these citrus-tastic recipes and many more on our Food Monster App. With over 10,000 recipes right in the palm of your hand, you’ll always have something delicious and new to try. It’s available for both Android and iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. Full of allergy-friendly recipes, subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. Check it out!

Lead Image Source: Sunshine Lemon Ice Cream Cake 

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