20 Simple Summer Recipes

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I’m so excited that it’s summer! I love going on picnics, having a cookout with friends and family, and just being able to go outside more and enjoy the sun is so fun!

I thought I’d share some recipes with you that I’m excited to try this summer!

All these recipes are perfect summer recipes!

Steak Kabobs

Steak Kabobs by Dinner At The Zoo

Easy No Mayo Potato Salad

Easy No Mayo Potato Salad by Zesty Olive


Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad


Creamy Mac and Cheese

🍴 “This is the best ever Homemade Mac and Cheese! It’s rich, creamy and full of cheese! There’s a good reason this is a 5 star recipe!”

Creamy Mac and Cheese by Spend With Pennies


Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Dip

🍴 “Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Dip has three kind of cheese, spicy buffalo wing sauce and tons of chicken – this appetizer recipe is a real game changer!”

Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Dip by Yellow Bliss Road


Loaded Beef Burgers

Loaded Beef Burgers by Recipe Tin Eats

Vegan Barbecue Baked Beans

🍴 “Comforting, delicious and healthy Vegan Baked Beans with rich, deep & complex flavors. Includes instructions for slow cooker and stove top.”

Vegan Barbecue Baked Beans by A Virtual Vegan


Honey Barbecue Grilled Chicken

🍴 “Grilled Honey BBQ Chicken β€” Full of FLAVOR and a great recipe to jazz up grilled bbq chicken. Ready in 10 minutes, plus there’s no cleanup!”

Honey Barbecue Grilled Chicken by Averie Cooks


Watermelon Fruit Salad

Watermelon Fruit Salad By Fork Knife Swoon

American Flag Kabobs

🍴 “This Memorial Day or Fourth of July, make these super easy American Flag Kabobs to serve to friends and family. Fruit kabobs are delicious and a nice alternative dessert.”

American Flag Kabobs by Amanda’s Cookin


Stained Glass Jello

🍴 “These red, white & blue stained glass Jello stars are a fun and easy addition to your 4th of July celebration!”

Stained Glass Jello by Brown Eyed Baker


Red White And Blue Popsicles

🍴 “These healthy 4th of July popsicles are dye-free, made with strawberries, blueberries, and coconut milk. They are dairy-free, naturally sweetened, and easy to prepare.”

Red White And Blue Popsicles by Detoxinista


Summer Tomato And Cucumber Quinoa Salad

🍴 “This is perfect for when you have leftover quinoa!”

Summer Tomato And Cucumber Quinoa Salad by Little Spice Jar


Easy Grilled Salmon Kabobs

🍴 “This Grilled Salmon Kabobs recipe is easy, flavorful, and a family favorite every time!”

Easy Grilled Salmon Kabobs by Happy Healthy Mama


No-Bake Strawberry Blueberry Trifle

No-Bake Strawberry Blueberry Trifle by Natasha’s Kitchen

Cowboy Caviar

🍴 “A party salad from the 1940s with a serious cult following, this Cowboy Caviar recipe is fun, colorful, and endlessly adaptable. Healthy black-eyed peas, vegetables, and beans bring good luck no matter when you eat them, so be sure to make a big bowl for your next barbecue or potluck.”

Cowboy Caviar by Culinary Hill


Barbecue Bacon And Chicken Bites

🍴 “Barbecue Bacon Wrapped Chicken Bites Are Simple, Quick , And Delicious. Chicken Smothered In Barbecue Sauce And Wrapped In Bacon Make For A Popular Appetizer At Any Gathering! These Savory Little Chicken Bites Vanish In Minutes!”

Barbecue Bacon And Chicken Bites by Lil Luna


Carolina Style Slaw Dogs

Carolina Style Slaw Dogs by Spicy Southern Kitchen

Patriotic Chocolate Covered Strawberries

🍴 These Patriotic Chocolate Covered Strawberries are perfect for Fourth of July, Memorial Day & Labor Day picnics as a fun red, white and blue themed treat.

Patriotic Chocolate Covered Strawberries by Thrifty Northwest Mom


Aloha Burgers

🍴 “Mini beef burger recipe flavored with barbecue sauce and served on sweet rolls with cheese, pineapple and bacon.”

Aloha Burgers by Tidy Mom

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