The Best Summer Recipes

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Everyone has their favorite meal of the day, so take your pick from these recipes to head into full summer mode! Whether you are dining alone or hosting a summer party, these lovely meals will be beyond your expectations. Enjoy these recipes just as much as we do!

Tasty Breakfast Dishes

the best summer recipes Lemon Blueberry Ricotta Toast

Lemon Blueberry Ricotta Toast

Heavenly and aesthetic, this dish will not disappoint. This takes no more than 5 minutes to make and will make your mouth water.

  • 2 large slices of bread
  • 1/2 cup of ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 lemon, zest
  • 1/2 tsp honey
Overnight Rumchata French Toast

Overnight Rumchata French Toast

The overnight wait is worth it to make this delicious dish. The fluffiness will simply melt in your mouth.

  • 6 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup Rumchata Liqueur
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 large eggs
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 12 thick sliced pieces of bread
  • Fresh fruit of your choice!
the best summer recipes Mediterranean Eggs Benedict with Tahini Hollandaise

Mediterranean Eggs Benedict with Tahini Hollandaise

Three words… To die for. Devour this dish on a perfect morning either on a self-care Sunday alone or on a breakfast date with a loved one.

  • 2 Tbsp avocado or olive oil
  • 1 medium shallot
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes
  • 1 bag fresh baby spinach
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 4 English muffins
  • 1 tsp white vinegar
  • 8 large eggs
  • Thinly sliced chives
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Lavish Lunch Dishes

Lemon Ricotta Pasta with Arugula

Lemon Ricotta Pasta with Arugula

This lemony flavorful dish is the perfect summer lunch dish to enjoy on a hot day. This is a fresh meal that can make you feel full and satisfied.

  • 1 lb pasta of choice
  • 1 cup whole-milk ricotta
  • 1 cup grated parmesan
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 cups of arugula
  • Chili. flakes
  • Olive Oil
  • Thinly sliced or torn basil leaves
Blueberry Peach Feta Salad

Blueberry Peach Feta Salad

If you are a lover of fruit on top of your salads, then this is the meal for you! The feta topped all over the fruit gives this salad a rating of 10/10.

  • Blueberries
  • Peaches
  • Persian cucumbers or an English cucumber
  • Feta
  • Lemon
  • Dijon Mustard
  • Honey
  • Fresh Basil
the best summer recipes Peach Caprese Burgers

Peach Caprese Burgers

For our burger lovers! Enjoy this juicy burger topped with fresh fruit to give it that summer twist.

  • Ground turkey
  • Pesto
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Garlic and onion powder
  • Fresh mozzarella
  • Peaches
  • Fresh Basil
  • Hamburger buns
  • Balsamic glaze

Mouth-Watering Appetizers

Watermelon Basil Feta Salad

Watermelon Basil Feta Salad

Let summer begin! This flavorsome appetizer is everything and more when it comes to being the host of a party. Let yourself and others enjoy this recipe on a hot summer day lounging out by the pool.

  • 1/2 seedless watermelon
  • 4 ounces feta crumbled cheese
  • 1/2 cup basil leaves
  • 2-4 tablespoons balsamic glaze
Pineapple Mango Bruschetta

Pineapple Mango Bruschetta

This appetizer is amazingly perfect to say the least! This is the perfect mixture of tangy and sweet.

  • 1 Can of Pineapple Rings
  • 1 Mango Diced
  • 1 Bell Pepper Diced
  • 1/4 Red Onion Diced
  • 1/4 Cilantro Chopped
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 French Baguette Cut in 1/2inch slices
  • 1/4 Olive Oil
the best summer recipes Blueberry Flatbeard with Goat Cheese

Blueberry Flatbread with Goat Cheese

This appetizer is super easy to make and purely excellent. We adore this recipe and have high hopes you will too!

  • 2 flatbread crusts
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 4-6 tablespoons apricot jam
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 8 oz. plain goat cheese
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 4-6 tablespoons honey
  • a small handful fresh mint leaves
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Delightful Dinner Dishes

Bruschetta Chicken

Bruschetta Chicken

A simply fresh and fun meal to serve!

  • 4 6-oz boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp ground pepper
  • 1-2 tbsp olive oil
  • 3-4 medium ripe tomatoes
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp basil leaves
  • Balsamic glaze
the best summer recipes Creamy Tuscan Salmon

Creamy Tuscan Salmon

This dish was made for a person who loves fish! The creaminess of this meal makes for the perfect summer date night.

  • 4 Salmon fillets
  • Olive oil
  • Kosher salt
  • Black pepper
  • Butter
  • Garlic
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Heavy cream
  • Dried basil
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Black pepper
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Spinach
  • Fresh basil
the best summer recipes Sheet Pan Hawaiian Shrimp

Sheet Pan Hawaiian Shrimp

This flavorsome, appetizing, and tasty dinner dish is extraordinary.

  • 1 1/2 lb shrimp peeled
  • 1/2 whole pineapple
  • 1 red and orange bell pepper
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • Fresh cilantro
  • 1 lemon

Summer Recipes Curated by Emma P.
Feature Image: Photo by Louis Hansel | Unsplash

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