Here’s a recipe for an heirloom tomato mozzarella salad — perfect for the heirloom tomatoes we see in July and August. Use this recipe as a template for any tomato salad you like — it’s very versatile and flexible to whatever herb or cheese you want to use with it. With bright tomatoes, creamy mozzarella,… Continue reading Heirloom Tomato Mozzarella Salad
Here’s a recipe for a Mexican flavors-inspired watermelon salad. It has watermelon, radish, cotija, and lime in it — super refreshing for a summer dinner or picnic. The recipe is very scalable and can be made for as little as 2 hungry people and as many as you want.
Here’s a recipe for a rhubarb simple syrup, with an option to make it keto. Rhubarb reduces down beautifully into a compote, and there is a leftover syrup sauce that has tons of rhubarb flavor and is great for flavoring beverages, like this rhubarb gin sour.
This is a super simple side dish recipe. It’s grilled zucchini with ricotta, olive oil, vinegar, salt, and pepper. That’s it! Make this easy zucchini side dish when you’re looking for a low carb/keto side dish or when you have way too much zucchini at home.
Here is a totally easy Panzanella recipe that is all about seasonal, farmer’s market produce. With heirloom tomatoes and crusty bread, toss in some cucumber, herbs, and a little burrata on top, this summer Panzanella recipe will make your heart sing.
This recipe for plum jam has no pectin and very little sugar. It’s also a small batch of jam, and requires no special equipment. It just uses one weird trick! Using only six or seven plums, a bit of powdered sugar, you can make this plum jam in no time. This is a looser-set jam… Continue reading Plum Jam – Easy Recipe with No Pectin
Here’s a recipe for fried zucchini blossoms, stuffed with brie cheese. You fry the zucchini blossoms in a light beer batter and either simply serve them with a little bit of flaky salt. This appetizer recipe is very elegant and fancy with extremely minimal effort.
This is a summer tomato-feta salad recipe that uses peak tomatoes, gorgeous feta, and preserved lemon as an unexpected flavor to combine into a lovely, refreshing salad. this summer tomato-feta salad is a recipe for one, but can definitely be scaled up — or not! it’s totally okay to not share this recipe. make this… Continue reading Summer Tomato Salad with Feta
This recipe is less of a recipe and really more of a formula for a summery fruit salad. You take mozzarella — buffalo, burrata or ciliegine all work great — and combine with your favorite stone fruit — apricot, plum, peach, or nectarine — and top with sweet herbs — mint, tarragon, or basil —… Continue reading Upgraded Peach Caprese Salad for Summer
Don’t be mad if you end up eating this peach and blueberry trifle recipe for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It’s a healthy-ish, easy dessert that uses beautiful summer produce alongside an airy angel food cake and a greek yogurt-whipped cream filling. This peach and blueberry trifle is to die for!
This cherry pudding cake is a mashup between a cake, a spoon bread, and a buckle. It’s tender on the outside, and quite soft in the middle (by design!). It’s also made with fresh cherries – this easy cherry cake comes together quickly and is a great cherry dessert idea. The perfect recipe to keep… Continue reading Cherry Pudding Cake – A New Favorite
Here’s a recipe for olive oil cake with plums. Why? I love stone fruit and I love baking with olive oil. I had a bunch of plums from my CSA box this week that arrived ripely. By day 3 were about to peace out. This olive oil cake with plums has a tight crumb, and… Continue reading Olive Oil Cake with Fresh Plums
Here’s a plum cobbler that really could be made with any fruit you want. This healthy fruit cobbler recipe is endlessly customizable and a good recipe to just have in your internal memory bank.
Here is a recipe for a summer heirloom tomato tart, made with puff pastry, goat cheese, beautiful heirloom tomatoes, and topped with za’atar spice. This tart is a celebration of summer and so beautiful! The za’atar adds herby, salty flavors on top of the tart tomato, tangy goat cheese, and flaky, sweet puff pastry.
Incredibly common in Italy during the summertime, this appetizer is simple and delicious. Tender, sweet cantaloupe or sugar melon wrapped with salty, paper-thin prosciutto. You can serve to your guests at a summer cookout when it’s too hot to cook or have it alongside a classic cocktail for a sweet summer treat!
Here is a recipe for blueberry bars! These are inspired by blueberry muffins, but made into a bar formation. Whereas blueberry muffins can be dry and the ratio of blueberries to dough is off, these are perfectly jammy with the high blueberry content, have great lemon-zesty notes, and won’t put you into a sugar coma.
Here is a recipe for an Asian pear steak salad that is crisp, light, and summery. With peppery arugula, sweet pear, flank steak that’s marinated in soy sauce and honey, and avocado, it’s a perfect summer salad idea for these hot months or honestly any time you’re looking for a low-carb, delicious entree salad. Hope… Continue reading Steak Salad with Asian Pears
Here are eleven easy summer recipes. These highlight gorgeous produce and all the wonderful summer fruits and vegetables you can get at the farmer’s market! You’ll love these easy summer recipes.
This summer peach burrata salad is luxurious, silky, sweet, and tart. It’s naturally gluten-free and is just such a celebration of summer produce that you get at the farmer’s market. It comes together so quickly and is perfect for warmer weather. This summer peach burrata salad is perfect for a dinner party or just a date… Continue reading Summer Peach Burrata Salad
If you’re trying to figure out how to cook an artichoke, follow this recipe and you’re guaranteed to have a tender and smoky grilled artichoke for dinner. Served with a lemon-cumin aioli for an extra treat. These grilled artichokes, especially, offer a perfect smoky and tender summer appetizer.
Here’s a recipe for horchata popsicles, upgraded with a bit of chai spice to complement the normal cinnamon flavors. Horchata is a rice milk that’s enjoyed in a lot of Latin countries. For hot days, simply pour your horchata into a popsicle mold and freeze for 3-5 hours to enjoy this refreshing frozen treat.