Parchment paper is one of those cooking miracles that seem too good to be true. I’ll admit it, I was skeptical. Wrapping up your food in the neat little parchment paper and sticking it in the oven to cook? Too simple, never going to work. But it really, truly does, resulting in light and flavorful food that will make you praise the parchment. Not convinced? Check out these 8 recipes that you can accomplish using parchment paper.

1 .  Sweet Potato, Eggs and Parmesan

So many delicious flavors for one parchment paper! This recipe is perfect for a little all-in-one brunch.

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2. Shrimp and Cauliflower

Add some lemon and don’t skimp on the spices, and you’ve got a dish so delicious you won’t believe how healthy it is.

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3. Chicken and Quinoa

That’s right, you can even cook grains in parchment paper. Seriously.

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4. Meatloaf

For the most tender meatloaf, pair up parchment paper and your slow cooker.

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5. Breakfast Bake

For all your breakfast favorites baked to crispy perfection, parchment paper is just the thing.

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6. Roasted Veggies

Vegetarians and vegans are not left out of the parchment paper craze! These veggies can be amazingly roasted in our favorite cooking paper.

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7. Citrus Salmon

Perfect salmon is no longer a bare to achieve with parchment paper to hold in all this citrus flavor.

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8. Muffins

You’re seeing that right: parchment paper can double as muffin liners, so no worries if you don’t have a tin on hand!

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It’s official, parchment paper is the superhero of the cooking world. Do you have any delicious recipes you make using parchment paper? Share them in the comments section below.