Summertime is all about spending time soaking up the sunshine while enjoying fresh and delicious food with family and friends. If you’re looking for some must-try recipes this summer to add to your menu, here are a few of our favourites.
Sweet Corn and Black Bean Tacos
Tacos are always a hit no matter what you put in them – and they’re an easy summertime recipe that you can whip up in no time. The sweet corn is amazing with the spicy jalapenos, avocado, feta, crunchy radishes and zesty lime. Give it a try!
Here’s the recipe: https://cookieandkate.com/sweet-corn-and-black-bean-tacos/
Arugula and Watermelon Salad
Summer is salad season, and there’s nothing as refreshing as biting into a slice of watermelon during a hot summer’s day. So why not try a new recipe that incorporates both? This isn’t your ordinary boring salad. It combines watermelon with peppery arugula, creamy feta and salty Kalamata olives. It’s great as a side or a light lunch option.
Here’s the recipe: https://cookieandkate.com/arugula-watermelon-salad-recipe/
Quinoa Stuffed Peppers
You can get as creative as you like with stuffed peppers and add in whatever ingredients you like. For this recipe, you only need five ingredients, which keeps it quick and easy.
Here’s the recipe: https://www.gimmesomeoven.com/5-ingredient-mexican-quinoa-stuffed-peppers/
Maple Rosemary Grilled Chicken
Summer just isn’t the same without some grilling action. When you want to fire up the barbeque, try out this grilled chicken recipe. The sweetness from the maple syrup and the fresh, herbal flavour from the rosemary balance out to create a mouthwatering marinade that will take your grilled chicken to the next level.
Here’s the recipe: https://damndelicious.net/2018/09/14/14-easy-weeknight-grilling-recipes/
Korean Chicken Kabob
When we’re finally able to have family and friends over for backyard barbeques, add these to the menu. Korean chicken kabobs are sweet, spicy, tangy, and so tasty. It also goes nicely with a side of fried rice.
Here’s the recipe: https://damndelicious.net/2018/08/19/korean-chicken-kabobs/
The Best Grilled Salmon
Looking for a simple but delicious way to grill up salmon? This simple marinade of soy sauce, brown sugar, lemon and garlic will win your taste buds over, guaranteed!
Here’s the recipe: https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/12720/grilled-salmon-i/
Thai Peanut Wraps
These wraps are loaded with flavour and are the best go-to option when you want to make something super fast or take something with you on the go. You can even make the sauce the day before to save time.
Here’s the recipe: https://spicedblog.com/thai-peanut-wraps#_a5y_p=5563271
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