First off – I hope everyone has a fun and safe Independence Day planned! It’s always a little sketchy if we are celebrating with family as I have a couple pyromaniacs for brothers who love blowing stuff up. Hey, small town USA for you 🙂
I wanted to share with you a few of our favorite recipes that could work for whatever your plans are. These recipes are just great for summer and can easily be made to take to a potluck!
Wild Blackberry & Rhubarb Pie – the PERFECT summer pie!
Black Forest Tart – best served COLD.
Banana Split Cake – all the flavor without the mess!
Berrylicious Lemon Cake – party-goers will love the look of this one plus it’s easy!
Coconut Ice Cream with Pineapple – a creamy, sweet treat with fresh pineapple!
Frozen PB Banana Cups – like a frozen Reese’s… you are welcome!
Summer Fun Drink – great for kids!
Strawberry Lemonade – fun and thirst quenching!
Grilled Summer Squash – simple and a great use for all that garden produce!
Balsamic Strawberry & Cucumber Salad – a great cool and refreshing recipe.
Watermelon Salad with Coconut Yogurt – great for the hot day!
Simple Summer Salad – lots of variety with this one!
Open Faced California Burger – a warm burger, topped with cool, fresh toppings!
Mile High Stacked Turkey Burgers – the ultimate man-sized burger.
Grilled Chicken with Tomatillo Pepper Squash – a completely grilled meal!
Prosciutto Melon with Balsamic Glaze – the perfect sweet and salty combo.