Easy Summer Recipes
We all know that summer is the greatest season for family dinners, lakeside picnics, and late-night barbecues. These are some of my favorite recipes for your next family gathering or potluck. These recipes will have everyone asking for seconds, from easy-to-make dips to refreshing salads. Everyone will find something to their liking.
We know the drill: every summer, you promise yourself you’ll try new recipes, but somehow you always end up whipping up the same old burgers and hot dogs. Well, this year is different! With our Easy Summer Recipes guide, you’ll have all the inspiration you need to create delicious and innovative dishes all season long. From light appetizers to hearty main courses, we’ve got something for everyone. So get ready to break out of your cooking rut and enjoy a summer full of flavor!
Some of our favorite summer dishes:
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Easy Summer Recipes
With these Easy Summer Recipes, you'll have everything you need to make the most of the summer season. From light and refreshing salads to easy BBQ recipes, we've got you covered. So fire up the grill, break out the blender, and get cooking!
Strawberry Cucumber Mint Salad Recipe | Wicked Spatula
This is a perfect meal or side dish that will quench your thirst while also satisfying your hunger. It has all the flavors of a traditional caprese salad but with no cheese and less oil. If you're looking for an easy way to stay cool in the summer heat, look no further!
Easy Recipe for Fruit Salad
The variety of fruits that are in this dish allows for each person to have their own personal favorite, whether it be apples, strawberries, or grapes. Fruit salads can range from healthy to decadent depending on what you add into the mix. What do you like more: honey or chocolate? It's your choice
Air Fryer Bang Bang Chicken
Whew, this bang bang chicken made in the Air Fryer is making my mouth water! It would be the perfect dish to bring to a potluck. Pretty easy to transport if you put the chicken in a pyrex dish with a lid.
One Pot Broccoli and Rice
One-pot dishes are so easy, because it means less clean-up. This one pot broccoli and rice would be a tasty addition to any cookout. Even though it has broccoli, the flavors seem like they’d be kid-friendly
Buffalo Chicken Dip In The Crockpot
What’s a cookout with a flavorful buffalo chicken dip? I can promise you, one batch of chicken dip isn't enough!
Instant Pot Pound Cake
Did you know you can make a cake in your electric pressure cooker? Try this Instant Pot pound cake and your socks will be knocked right off!
Air Fryer Peach Dump Cake
Looking for something a little fruitier? This peach dump cake is on my “must make in the Air Fryer” list
Try These Biscoff Coconut Cheesecake Cup Treats of Ours
If you're looking for an easy dessert idea, these cheesecake cups are perfect! Your kids will love them and they can be made in a jiffy. The recipe is easy to follow and budget friendly. What more could you ask for?
Easy Adult Strawberry Prosecco Popsicles
Not just alcoholic, but also super refreshing, Prosecco Pops are sure to quench your thirst while cooling you down.
Blueberry Pomegranate Lemonade Iced Tea
A refreshing twist on the traditional iced tea, this blueberry pomegranate lemonade iced tea has whole, fresh ingredients that pop with flavor. It's perfect for those hot summer days when you want something cold. And since it has no added sugar or artificial sweeteners, this drink can also be enjoyed by anyone with dietary restrictions or preferences. The best part? You'll have plenty of time left over to play outside with your family.
Low Point Alcoholic Drinks - Staying on Track With Weight Watchers
If you're looking for a delicious drink that won't break the calorie bank, this huge list of low calorie alcoholic drinks is just for you. These low-calorie alcoholic drinks are perfect for those trying to watch their weight or who want an occasional drink without going overboard. This list includes wine, beer, and more!
Fresh Cherry Lemonade Recipe
When it's hot outside, nothing beats a cold glass of cherry lemonade. It has the sweetness you need to offset the heat and thirst that comes from being outdoors in the summer. I love how tart and tangy this drink is!
Don’t let your cooking skills get stale this summer – try out one of our delicious recipes! From light appetizers to hearty main courses, we’ve got something for everyone. So fire up the grill and get cookin’!
Thanks for including my peach dump cake recipe!!!