Summer Recipes to Fall in Love With

June 20, 2016

At last it is the first day of summer and officially warm weather season! What better time to embrace recipes that have “summer” written all over them. Fruity flavors, fresh ingredients and scrumptious drinks to keep you cool. Rejoice in the longer days and ample sunlight with sweet treats, savory snacks, refreshing drinks and anything that tastes just a little better eaten outside.

Whether you’re busy chauffeuring your kids to friends’ houses or activities, relaxing by the pool with a book or spending time at the beach, you want as much of your precious time to be spent soaking up the sun. We’re all about easy recipes that your friends and family will enjoy while taking advantage of summertime – and the livin’ is easy.  😎 Eggland's Best Strawberry Poke Cake

For those with a hankering for sweets, enjoy these colorful summer treats:

  • Anything strawberry is definitely in season – including this Strawberry Poke Cake!
  • Orange Pecan PieHave you ever heard of a fruit pecan pie? Now you have with this Orange Pecan Pie that’s perfect for summer!
  • Forget losing your marshmallow to the campfire – Inside-Out S’mores Brownies make this summertime favorite mess-free!
  • It’s easier than it looks! This Lemon Cream Fruit Tart just screams “summer dessert.” Have some fun and top with your favorite fruit selections!Banana Cream Pie Parfaits
  • Banana Cream Pie Parfaits in cute, clear dishes are adorable individual-sized treats to serve up!

If you prefer salty and savory, dive into these tasty snacks:

You can’t forget the beverages! These delish drinks are oh-so-cool on a hot summer day:Silk Italian Soda

  • Try this bubbly and refreshing pick-me-up with a creamy hint of Silk – the tasty summertime Italian Soda!
  • Does coffee with a twist sound good? Try this Mint Mocha Shake with Coffee Ice Cubes – a delicious pick-me-up for anytime during a warm summer day.
  • Enjoy both fruits and veggies in this refreshing Tropical Slushie for Tropical Slushiea fun and flavorful frozen cocktail made from a few simple ingredients.
  • And finally, for special summer celebrations, this Peaches and Champagne Punch can’t be beat!

What dessert, snack and drink recipes save you time so you can bask in the summer months? Share in the comments below! Happy summer 🙂

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