Summer Recipes

Vegetarian Greek Lentil Stuffed Zucchini Boats

| Pin this Recipe Vegetarian Greek Lentil Stuffed Zucchini Boats are the ultimate meatless dinner idea to use up that end of summer produce. This page contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure statement. I’m so excited to have my assistant and fellow registered dietitian nutritionist Emily Cooper here today to share this end of summer recipe with you…

Greek Zucchini Pie

| Pin this Recipe Golden crisp on the outside, light and fluffy on the inside, this savory zucchini pie with mint speaks summer. When we moved into our house a few years ago, my husband suggested I start a vegetable garden. As much as I wanted to, I didn’t feel like I could really take on the work and upkeep…

Spicy Cherry Chutney

| Pin this Recipe This Spicy Cherry Chutney is sweet and sour with a bit of a kick. The perfect condiment to serve at your summer barbecue! This page contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure statement. Cherries are in season and boy does that make me happy! I love sitting on my back patio on warm summer nights, post-BBQ,…

Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp + Tips for Managing Added Sugar

Get tips for managing added sugar this summer and enjoy a lower-sugar version of one of summer’s quintessential desserts, Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp. | Pin this Recipe This post was sponsored by SPLENDA® Brand as part of an ongoing partnership. I only work with brands and organizations that I believe in and as always all opinions are my own. This page also…

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad with Honey-Lime Vinaigrette

Lighten up classic potato salad with roasted sweet potato salad tossed with cilantro, scallions, and a honey-lime vinaigrette. Pin the Recipe Roasted Sweet Potato Salad has been making an appearance on my menu plans for over five years, but it was high time I gave it a makeover here on the blog. Chances are you didn’t even know this recipe…

Mediterranean Sheet Pan Salmon with Zucchini, Corn, and Tomatoes

Mediterranean Sheet Pan Salmon is quick and easy to make and clean up. A perfect weeknight dinner for busy families. Pin the Recipe Have you noticed the popularity of sheet pan meals? I see them all the time on Pinterest, Instagram, and on fellow food blogger websites. In theory they make a lot of sense – they’re all in one…

Caramel Corn Frozen Yogurt

Enjoy what’s left of summer sweet corn with a scoop of this Caramel Corn Frozen Yogurt (a great example of how sweet doesn’t have to mean a lot of calories from added sugar)! | Pin this Recipe This post was sponsored by SPLENDA® Brand as part of an ongoing partnership. I only work with brands and organizations that I believe…

Watermelon Tomato Gazpacho with Scallion-Cilantro Relish

Enjoy the best flavors of summer by the spoonful with this Watermelon Tomato Gazpacho, a sweet and savory twist on the classic summer soup. | Pin this Recipe One of my daughters is a self-declared “soup girl” and I’m with her 100 percent. I could eat soup all year round, even on the hottest days of summer, but most people…

Peach Panzanella Salad with Halloumi and Blueberry Balsamic Dressing

| Pin this Recipe Juicy peaches, ripe tomatoes, briny halloumi cheese, and crunchy rustic bread come together in this Peach Panzanella Salad, a twist on a classic Tuscan summer dish.   One of my fondest memories of studying abroad in Florence, Italy when I was in college was the food. Italian food is undeniably delicious, but even more so when you’re in Italy….

Grilled Cilantro Lime Steak

Perfectly grilled cilantro lime steak is easy to make and a delicious entrée to serve guests at your next summer barbecue. | Pin the Recipe I’m telling you right now, come Monday morning, after the dad’s in your life have had the most delicious Father’s Day dinner ever, you’re going to be thanking me! This Cilantro Lime Steak has been…

40+ Refreshing Summer Cocktail and Mocktail Recipes

Sit back, relax and enjoy the hot days and nights of summer with one (or more!) of these refreshing cocktail and mocktail recipes! Pin this Post Cocktails are delicious all year round, but there’s nothing better on a hot summer day than sitting on your back porch sipping on an ice-cold, refreshing drink. Especially if said drink is made with some of…