Memorial Day/Welcome Summer Round Up

Posted by Dawn on May 23rd, 2014 . Filed under: Favorites .

Warmer, sunny days…it seems like it’s finally here! After a long and brutal winter, I am so glad to see summer arriving and hopefully sticking around for awhile!

Whether you are heading to the beach, sitting by the pool, or just staying at home and maybe doing some grilling, here are some of my favorite recipes to help you start enjoying summer!

Buffalo Wing Hummus– a perfect appetizer that’s healthy too!

hummus

Creamy Taquitos-great as an appetizer or a main dish!

creamy-taquito

Panzanella-use up that leftover bread to make this summery appetizer/side dish!

panzanella-grilled-tuscan-tomato-and-bread-salad

Classic Coleslaw-the best side dish that goes with all things summer.

classic-coleslaw

Grilled Buttermilk Chicken-perfect for feeding a crowd!

grilled-buttermilk-chicken

 

Tequila Marinated Shrimp Skewers-a fun way to prepare shrimp on the grill!

tequila-marinated-shrimp-skewers

 

Barbecue Chicken Burgers-one of Matt’s favorite burgers.

barbecue-chicken-burgers

 

Steak Sandwiches-So delicious and a perfect way to change up steak!

steak-sandwiches

 

Grilled Pita Pizzas-an easy way to make homemade pizza.  Change up the toppings for fun!

grilled-pita-pizzas

 

Hawaiian Chicken Sandwiches-one of our all-time favorites!  We’ll definitely be having these many times this summer!

hawaiian-chicken-sandwiches

Lamb Kabobs-if you’re looking for something to break out of the grilled chicken kabob routine, these are perfect!

lamb-kabobs

 Chocolate Toffee Brownies-these will be more than welcome anytime, anywhere!

chocolate-toffee-brownies

 

Strawberry Cake-absolutely delicious, especially when made with fresh, in season strawberries!

strawberry-cake

 

Amaretto Cake-this cake comes out incredibly moist every time and is so easy to make!

amaretto-cake

Chewy Chocolate Chunk Cookies-because every occasion calls for a perfectly chewy chocolate chip cookie!

chewy-chocolate-chunk-cookies

 

Firecracker Ice Pops-Patriotic, adorable and delicious!

firecracker-ice-pops

 

Strawberry Frozen Yogurt-so refreshing and smooth!

strawberry-frozen-yogurt

 

Happy Summer!

2 Responses to Memorial Day/Welcome Summer Round Up

  1. Monica

    Hey Dawn! I feel ready for summer after seeing your lineup here! That’s some delicious food. I want some creamy taquiots right away! Hope you have a lovely summer, filled with plenty of great food and refreshing drinks.

  2. Eva @ Eva Bakes

    Great roundup! Especially the desserts. 😉

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