The cooking is easy!
Summer wouldn't be complete without making my favorite summer recipes!
When the weather gets hot, I don't want to spend time in a hot kitchen. I want to make great food quickly, and then spend my time playing at the beach, connecting with family and friends, relaxing in the hammock, camping and picnicking.
With these easy summer recipes, you can enjoy your summer and eat well too!
Summer BBQ Recipes
Nothing says summer like getting out the barbeque! Whether you use a gas grill or a charcoal grill, you'll enjoy these great recipes
- Brush some delicious
Homemade Barbecue Sauce
on your steak!
- Did you know that marinating not only flavors your meat, but also reduces the health risks associated with eating barbecued foods? Here are some easy
Barbecue Marinade recipes.
- What would summer be without
This easy recipe uses ingredients you probably have around the house right now.
- For a meatless alternative, try these tasty
Summer Dessert Recipes
On hot days, you probably don't want a heavy dessert. Here are some great light summer desserts.
is perfect for summer because it requires no cooking.
- Lemon Mousse Cheesecake is a light and refreshing dessert. The recipe is in
"A Day of Blender Recipes".
- As soon as the weather gets not, I crave
- for breakfast, for lunch, and for snacks. It's a good thing that they are so nutritious!
- When fresh strawberries are in season, we enjoy eating
Summer Salad Recipes
On the hottest days, you don't feel like eating a hot meal. Have a salad instead!
- I don't know why
makes me think of summer - but it does! This recipe is easy and delicious.
- I make this
year-round, but it's especially great in the summer. It makes a nice light lunch.
- I've tried lots of
recipes over the years. This is one of my favorites. Since it doesn't have mayonnaise, it can safely be taken on picnics.
- Shrimp and Mango Salad
is a delicious summer meal. It's fancy enough to serve to company, but it's so good that you'll want to make it for yourself regularly too!
We love going on picnics! Here are some of our favorite summer recipes for picnics.
You'll find more suggestions on this page of
Picnic Food Ideas.
Are you planning a family camping trip? Here are lots of
family camping food ideas.
In the summer I often like to graze on a plate of tortilla chips with salsa. For lots of recipes for salsa, guacamole, fajitas and much more,
visit this site.
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