Summer is here! When we think of summer, we think of vacations, picnics, pools, and the HEAT! While heat waves are rolling across the country, we need something that will cool us down during those blistering summer days. Whether you’re looking for something that will be a head-turner at your next BBQ or a no-fuss lunch, we have 5 chilled recipes perfect for the dog days of summer!
Whoever said that soup was only reserved for the colder months clearly never had this Chilled Cucumber Soup. This soup is as cool as well…..a cucumber! This recipe from the New York Times is one we can’t wait to taste. The hearty and flavorful soup pairs well with avocado toast.
We get it. It’s hot outside and we are all looking for something quick and easy to make. Well look no further. This 15 minute Chicken Shawarma Bowl from Cooking Light is an excellent mediterranean meal with minimal effort. This will become your go-to for a quick lunch or a last-minute dinner.
Watermelon is the star fruit of summer. Our ceviche recipe uses watermelon and halibut for a refreshing dish bursting with sweetness, acidity and heat. This chilled ceviche will definitely make those dog days of summer more bearable.
Summertime = endless nights with family and friends. Want something that will be a showstopper at your next event? We’ve got you covered with our Green Goddess Aioli. This goes great with fresh seasonal vegetables and your favorite white wine! Sit back and let this dish do the talking.
Take time to enjoy the sweet things in life this summer! This Strawberries and Cream Icebox Cake from Bake from Scratch is not only a beautiful treat, but one that’s easy to make! You can make this as-is or add your favorite seasonal berries for color and freshness.