Recipes That Are Basically Made for Instagram – and Taste Amazing, Too

Make — and photograph — these trendy dishes to up your follower count and guarantee plenty of likes every time you post.

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Cloud Eggs

Try a twist on your morning routine with these nests of puffy whipped egg whites with a sunshine yolk center. Eat them on toast for a whimsical start to your day.

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Fluffy Japanese Pancakes

These thick pancakes are like little souffles: custardy on the inside, and golden and crispy on the outside. And when you stack 'em up, they make the perfect brunch photo.

Get the Recipe: Fluffy Japanese Pancakes

Mozzarella Stick Stuffed Crust Pizza

We took Detroit's square deep-dish style pizza to a whole new level by stuffing the crispy crust with cheese and pepperoni. And the whole thing is loaded with a hearty meat sauce that you can make while the pizza bakes.

Get the Recipe: Mozzarella Stick Stuffed Crust Pizza

Chocolate-Raspberry Waffle Cake

Chocolate cake batter gets waffled in this super-impressive layer cake filled with a pink raspberry cream and chocolate ganache. And it doesn't take as long to make as you'd think, so you can even serve the cake for a special breakfast.

Get the Recipe: Chocolate-Raspberry Waffle Cake

California BLT Egg-in-a-Hole

Overstuffed bagels and avocado toast are all-the-rage on Instagram. Consider this a combination of the two. Snap a pic when you slice it in half to capitalize on the runny yolk and colorful layers.

Get the Recipe: California BLT Egg-in-a-Hole

Churros French Toast with White Chocolate-Orange Ganache

Bobby Flay is an expert at amping up the flavor on classic recipes and these French toast sticks are no exception. They're the perfect way to introduce your friends to the churro trend that's taking hold in cities across the country.

Get the Recipe: Churros French Toast with White Chocolate-Orange Ganache

Buffalo Chicken Dumplings

Mash-up some crowd-pleasing flavors in an app your friends will love. Have your wanna-be-hand-model bestie hold one up with chopsticks for a cute photo.

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Avocado Noodles

Thanks to a couple of avocados, this fresh pasta isn't just naturally green — it's also eggless! Healthy fats from avocado help tenderize the dough, so there's no need for eggs.

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Cauliflower Hot Wings

Ayesha Curry serves her healthier hot "wings" with a homemade ranch buttermilk dipping sauce. Arrange them on a platter with colorful veggies for the best snap.

Get the Recipe: Cauliflower Hot Wings with Buttermilk Ranch Dipping Sauce

Nutella-Stuffed Pancakes

Who can resist this chocolaty spread, especially when it's stuffed into a warm pancake? Your followers will have no idea how simple they are to make — freezing discs of Nutella before placing them on top of pancake batter makes it easy.

Get the Recipe: Nutella-Stuffed Pancakes

Detroit-Style Pizza

The tangy blend of cheese that crisps around the edges of the pan, the spongy dough and spooned-on sauce are unmistakable signs that you've bitten into a slice of Detroit's squared-off take on pizza.

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Pretzel Pot Pie

Turn classic pot pie into a dish that's even more wow-worthy. Soft pretzels made from pizza dough are easy to make and add a unique look.

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Cheeseburger Empanadas

These hand-held pockets have all the flavors of a cheeseburger and are dipped in a "special sauce." Make them for your next potluck.

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Meatball Sub Egg Roll

Egg roll wrappers turn messy meatball subs into adorable finger food. Snap a photo when you break one open for maximum steam action.

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Breakfast Nachos

Now you can have nachos for any meal of the day. Try this recipe for your next brunch with friends as an easier alternative to classic huevos rancheros.

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BBQ Pulled Jackfruit Sandwiches

This recipe will have everyone fooled! Simmered in barbecue sauce, jackfruit looks just like pulled pork — and tastes surprisingly meaty. Stuff it in a potato roll and top it with a bright, easy slaw.

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Wake and Cake Blueberry Breakfast Cake

Have your cake and eat breakfast, too. This blueberry masterpiece (with a yogurt-cream cheese frosting) is a special-occasion morning treat inspired by blueberry muffins.

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Crunchy Pancakes

Ree adds texture to fluffy pancakes with flax, chia and sunflower seeds. Top the stack with Greek yogurt and berries for a hearty start to your morning.

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Tomato Soup 2.0

Ree shows off how you can ugrade canned tomato soup with just a few simple add-ins like sherry, pesto and heavy cream. Topped with diced tomatoes, basil and olive oil, this deceptively simple dish is ready for its close-up.

Get the Recipe: Tomato Soup 2.0

Cinnamon Bun Pancakes

This mashup of breakfast classics will make you feel like a kid again. Ice the cinnamon-swirled pancakes right away for a melty topping that's so good you won't even care that your fingers are too sticky to snap a pic.

Get the Recipe: Cinnamon Bun Pancakes

Rose Wine Gummies

There's no waitlist for these wine-flavored treats. Make your own candies at home and watch your friends line up to get a taste.

Get the Recipe: Rose Wine Gummies

Pepperoni Chicken

The classic flavors of pepperoni pizza are the stars of this cheesy chicken dish. Serve it over spaghetti for a complete meal.

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Wafflemaker Hash Browns

According to the Internet, there's no shortage of foods that can be made in a wafflemaker and Ree proves that hash browns are no exception.

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Spaghetti Squash Alfredo with Pancetta and Peas

Pasta-free "noodles" can be just as satisfying as the real thing. This decadent dish looks so pretty your followers will be shocked that they're envious of a pile of veggies.

Get the Recipe: Spaghetti Squash Alfredo with Pancetta and Peas

Kale Caesar Salad

All your favorite salad chains have this on their menu, and but you can also make the bright, virtuous dish at home. Anne Burrell's recipe features homemade croutons for something special.

Get the Recipe: Kale Caesar Salad

Chorizo-Tater Tot Bites

Transform a bag of frozen Tater Tots into an appetizer so pretty, your friends might hav a hard time guessing the secret ingredient.

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Avocado Egg-in-a-Hole

Move over, avocado toast: this baked egg in an avocado is sure to impress all of your followers. Make sure to add the colorful toppings for even more on-screen appeal.

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Tater Tot Arancini

Arancini is typically made with rice and cheese, but in this case, frozen Tater Tots stand-in as the carb to achieve the starchy texture. Because why not, right?

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Popcorn Shrimp Popcorn

Packed with popcorn shrimp, fried ramen and wasabi peas, this heartier popcorn will be a hit at your next movie night. You'll definitely need a few bowls to go around.

Get the Recipe: Popcorn Shrimp Popcorn

Mini Veggie Burger Pitas

Jeff Mauro makes his veggie burgers with plenty of spices and stuffs them into pita pockets loaded with fresh veggies and a bright yogurt sauce.

Get the Recipe: Mini Veggie Burger Pitas

Breakfast Fajitas

Fajitas make for a super-colorful photo on social media. Make this version for your next brunch party and your guests will all be snapping away.

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Taco Quesadillas

Two Mexican favorites combine into a dish that's greater than the sum of its parts. Grab a shot of this dish from the side to show off the cheese-filled quesadilla that acts as a taco shell to meat and toppings.

Get the Recipe: Taco Quesadillas

Salmon and Veggie Grain Bowl

Ree Drummond's veggie-packed bowl makes two servings. Eat one for dinner and pack the other for lunch to totally win at meal-prep this week.

Get the Recipe: Salmon and Veggie Grain Bowl

Jalapeno Fries with Roasted Garlic Ranch

Some like it hot — and these fried jalapeno strips hit the spot! Creamy ranch dipping sauce cuts some heat for anyone looking for a milder bite.

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Pulled Chicken Tacos with Seasoned Taco Shells

Try Ayesha's hack for boosting chicken tacos: She seasons the shells with a homemade taco seasoning for an even bigger burst of flavor in each bite.

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Tomato and Truffle Popcorn Soup Shooters

Fancy truffle popcorn adds a photo-worthy finish to homemade tomato soup.

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Chicken Milanese Sliders

Chicken sandwiches never go out of style. This version hits the spot with a bright salsa verde, tomatoes and arugula.

Get the Recipe: Chicken Milanese Sliders

Cauliflower-Chorizo Burritos

Cooking with cauliflower is all the rage these days. Stuff a spicy burrito with florets, a meaty-bean mixture and, of course, cheese.

Get the Recipe: Cauliflower-Chorizo Burritos

Meatloaf Quesadillas

Leftovers don't have to be boring. Transform yesterday's meatloaf into cheesy quesdillas topped with your favorite fixings.

Get the Recipe: Meatloaf Quesadillas

Rainbow Fries with Grainy Mustard Aioli

Multi-colored veggies roasted in the oven make a gorgeous platter of fries that even those most averse to the rainbow trend can't resist.

Get the Recipe: Rainbow Fries with Grainy Mustard Aioli

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