Say Bye-Bye to Summer with a Block Party

August 13, 2015

With Back-to-School commercials and sales coming at us from every angle, it’s time to admit summer is coming to a close. Whether that makes you thrilled or heartbroken, don’t let these last few weeks slip by without getting friends, neighbors and family together for one last shindig. And really, what better way to say goodbye to summer than with a Block Party?!

grilledcornsaladAll summer long you’ve been hitting the grill hard, indulging in frozen sweet treats and enjoying every last bite of your favorite summer produce. So let’s throw it all together for the perfect summer ending!

Block parties are an essential summer activity, so make sure you throw yours before the kids head back to school! Bring the whole gang outside, and feast on finger foods, salad & sides, fruit and fun, summery desserts.

Finger Foods: Don’t let your hands get tied down with sandwiches or silverware—grab something deliciously easy to indulge in and get to making the last of those summer memories!

Salads/Sides: Keep things light and delicious with the perfect salad or side that’ll keep you full without keeping you busy! Nacho Potatoes

Fruits: Nothing says summertime like some sweet, fresh fruit. Keep the block party going with these
creative fruit dishes friends and family will go bananas over!

  • This Berry Trifle is so berry-licious, it’s the perfect dish to end summer on a sweet note!
  • fruitpizzaWhat’s a good party without any pizza? Get colorful with Pillsbury’s Rainbow Fruit Pizza.
  • Plain fruit is great—a Chobani Fruit Kebab is even better!

Dessert: Go out with a delicious bang—a sweet, sweet summer deserves a sweet, sweet ending!

  • brownieicecreampizzaBrownie + Ice Cream + Pizza= something sure to make everyone happy. Enjoy a slice of Breyer’s Brownie Ice Cream Pizza with all your friends and family!
  • Lemonade is such a summer classic—we couldn’t forget about it! Treat friends and family to these refreshing Frozen Mini Raspberry Lemonade Pies.frozenminiraspberrylemonadepies
  • All good celebrations must have cake—make the perfect summertime dessert with Oiko’s deliciously moist Citrus Yogurt Cake!

 

How does your family celebrate the end of summer? Do you have a favorite Block Party recipe? Let us know in the comments below!

 

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