Summer brings with it a bounty of fresh fruits, vegetables, and the perfect excuse to ignite the grill. Whether you're hosting a garden party or simply want to enjoy a light and fresh meal, these ten summer recipes will certainly delight your taste buds.
1. Grilled Vegetable Salad
Nothing screams summer quite like fresh, grilled vegetables. Toss zucchini, bell peppers, and asparagus in olive oil, grill until tender, and finish with a drizzle of balsamic glaze. Pair it with your choice of protein for a balanced, nutritious meal.
2. Watermelon and Feta Salad
This refreshing salad combines the sweetness of watermelon with the tanginess of feta cheese. Add some fresh mint leaves and a squeeze of lime for an unbeatable summer appetizer.
3. Shrimp Tacos with Mango Salsa
These light and refreshing tacos pack a punch of flavor. Grilled shrimp paired with a spicy and sweet mango salsa make for a perfect summer lunch or dinner.
4. Grilled Chicken with Peach Barbecue Sauce
Give your grilled chicken a summer twist by adding a homemade peach barbecue sauce. It's a sweet and tangy combination that's sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
5. Summer Squash Pasta
This light pasta dish, filled with yellow squash and zucchini, is a delightful way to enjoy summer's bounty. Add some parmesan and fresh herbs for added flavor.
6. Grilled Corn with Herb Butter
Sweet, grilled corn slathered with homemade herb butter is a quintessential summer side dish. Pair it with grilled meats or fish for a complete meal.
7. Berry Parfait with Greek Yogurt
This light dessert or snack is as nutritious as it is delicious. Layer fresh summer berries with Greek yogurt and granola for a sweet treat that won't weigh you down.
This classic Spanish soup is served cold and made with ripe tomatoes, cucumber, and bell peppers. It's a refreshing and healthy option for a hot summer's day.
9. BBQ Pulled Jackfruit Sandwiches
For a plant-based twist on a classic, try pulled jackfruit in place of pork. Slathered in BBQ sauce and served on a soft bun, it's a hearty meal that everyone can enjoy.
10. Lemon and Lavender Cookies
These light, citrusy cookies with a hint of lavender are the perfect way to end a summer meal. Enjoy them with a cold glass of lemonade for the ultimate summer experience.
Don't forget, Sublime Creations Gourmet Meals offers a variety of fresh, locally sourced meals designed to provide the ideal balance of macronutrients. Visit our website to learn more about our delicious and nutritious meal options, and make your summer dining experience a breeze! And just in case you are interesting in making one of these Summer Creations, here are the recipes