20 Best Summer Recipes


20 Best Summer Recipes will help you savor this last stretch of summer with easy recipe ideas (sweet and savory) for your whole family!

20 Best Summer Recipes will help you savor this last stretch of summer with easy recipe ideas (sweet and savory) for your whole family!

Your kids might be back in school already and it may feel like it is, but summer is not over yet!  The sun is still shining, the flip-flops are still out and I have 20 Best Summer Recipes to help you make summer last just one more month.  I think I have said it before on my blog, but I wear flip-flops up until the very last second that I can without my toes actually being exposed to the snow. I’m ridiculous like that.  I will have long pants, a warm coat, sometimes even gloves on, and FLIP-FLOPS.  I just hate socks and shoes and it’s way more work than just slipping on a pair of sandals.  Lazy much? Yes. Yes, I am.

These right here are recipes that I love because they just scream “summer”.  Citrus, fresh produce, peaches, salads, and the list goes on.  You gotta take advantage of those summer fruits and fresh produce while you still can!  This collection of recipes will win you over in no time at all.  Enjoy!

Lemon Lime Layer Cake – A Dash of Sanity

Lemon Lime Layer Cake {A Dash of Sanity}


Boston Cream Pie Ice Box Cake – Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts

Boston Cream Pie Ice Box Cake - all the flavors of the infamous Boston Cream Pie in a quick and easy ice box cake. Great for those hot days when you don't want to turn on the oven, or when you just don't want to do all the work!


Summer Corn Chowder – Culinary Ginger

Summer Corn Chowder {Culinary Ginger}


Strawberry Cheesecake Dream Bars – 365 Days of Baking

Strawberry Cheesecake Dream Bars {365 Days of Baking}


Grilled Chicken Berry Salad – Big Bears Wife

Grilled Chicken Berry Salad {Big Bears Wife}


Old Fashioned Peach Cobbler – Let’s Dish

Old Fashion Peach Cobbler {Let's Dish}


Mini S’mores Brownie Bites – White Lights on Wednesday

Mini S'more Brownie Bites {White Lights on Wednesday}


Strawberry Pie Dessert – That Skinny Chick Can Bake

Strawberry Pie Dessert {That Skinny Chick Can Bake}


Mixed Berry Cheesecake Pizza – My Suburban Kitchen

Mixed Berry Cheesecake Pizza {My Suburban Kitchen}


Sausage & Potato Summer Vegetable Skillet – Wishes and Dishes

Sausage and Potato Summer Vegetable Skillet {Wishes & Dishes}


Blueberry Cobbler – Kleinworth & Co

Blueberry Cobbler {Kleinworth & Co}


Skinny Bruschetta Chicken – The Domestic Superhero

Skinny Bruschetta Chicken {The Domestic Superhero}


Carrot Cake – Mom on Timeout

Carrot Cake {Mom on Timeout}


Grilled Stuffed Peppers – Fake Ginger

Grilled Stuffed Peppers {Fake Ginger}


Southwestern Steak Salad with Jalapeno Ranch Dressing – Wine & Glue

Southwestern Steak Salad with Jalapeno Ranch Dressing {Wine & Glue}


Granny’s Monkey Bread – Self Proclaimed Foodie

Grandma's Monkey Bread {Self Proclaimed Foodie}


Strawberry Yogurt Popsicles – Love Bakes Good Cakes

Strawberry Yogurt Popsicles {Love Bakes Good Cakes}


Grilled Mango Curry Chicken Skewers – Cooking and Beer

Grilled Mango Curry Chicken Skewers {Cooking and Beer}


Grilled Chicken Burrito Bowl – Yummy Healthy Easy

Grilled Chicken Burrito Bowl {Yummy Healthy Easy}


Zucchini Noodle Greek Salad – Cupcakes & Kale Chips

Zucchini Noodle Greek Salad {Cupcakes & Kale Chips}


Mojito Poke Cake – Lemons for Lulu

Mojito Poke Cake {Lemons for Lulu}

Caprese Chicken – Dinner at the Zoo

Chicken Caprese {Dinner at the Zoo}


Angel Food Cupcakes with Strawberry Whipped Topping – The Love Nerds

Angel Food Cupcakes with Strawberry Whipped Topping {The Love Nerds}

Be sure to pin 20 Best Summer Recipes collection to your Pinterest board so you can access it later on!

20 Best Summer Recipes will help you savor this last stretch of summer with easy recipe ideas (sweet and savory) for your whole family to enjoy!



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These are a few of my favorite things: cooking, baking, Broadway musicals, cruises, Disney World, Christmas, thunderstorms, 80's and country music, and my favorite pastime has ALWAYS been baseball. Go Yankees!

9 Responses to “20 Best Summer Recipes”

  1. August 25, 2016 at 2:15 AM #

    Love all your summer recipe selections! 🙂 I totally agree with you, summer is far from over. I’m still craving for everything chilled these days! 😀

  2. El Jeffe de la Torta
    August 25, 2016 at 11:02 AM #

    You want to knows what bothers me so bad about this post? Do you? I don’t think you do, but El Jeffe does not care!

    There is one iconic recipe for summer you forgot! It requires no prep, and only three ingredients!

    First you start by roasting a marshmallow over an fire (preferably an open wood burning fire, you can use a gas burning stove if you’re really desperate, or even a lighter, but that’s tough, trust me).

    Second, you need CHOCOLATE. I recommend Hershey’s because that’s the iconic chocolate, but you can use what ever you’d like, such as a Twix bar. But use chocolate. By the way i have noticed that of these 20 there is not one chocolate recipe. That makes me so angry. You got something agains the color brown? Chocolate lives matter, too!

    Third, you need a graham cracker. Make a sandwich. One graham cracker, add oohey gooey marshmallow (I prefer mine burnt a bit), then add chocolated, then bottom half of sandwich by using another graham cracker.

    Your guests are sure to go bonkers over this. I would go nuts if i had friends that invited me over to have a fire and make smores, but you know what… i don’t. So, a dream is all i have right now.

  3. August 25, 2016 at 4:16 PM #

    These all look amazing and I especially love that skillet of yours! My whole family would devour it!

  4. August 25, 2016 at 5:37 PM #

    Nice roundup! I never look forward to summer ending, but always look forward to fall. That berry cheesecake pizza will have to go on the list.

  5. August 25, 2016 at 8:45 PM #

    I want everything… but ESPECIALLY that lemon lime layer cake!!! Oh my starzies, yum!

  6. August 26, 2016 at 3:34 AM #

    So many awesome flavors! Love this recipe collection! Pinning and sharing!

  7. October 24, 2016 at 3:39 AM #

    Mmmmmm…..yum. This looks totally amazing. I’m just starring at the screen looking at how delicious they look.

  8. November 23, 2016 at 1:28 PM #

    its all summer recipes are best all 20 are amazing

  9. November 25, 2016 at 6:01 AM #

    Thankful such an awesome sum for sharing this glorious information! I am envisioning see more postsby you.

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