sweet cherry & apple pie, perfect for summer!
a simple summer salad of green beans, asparagus and roasted tomatoes toppped with toasted pine nuts.
Seared Scallops on Grilled Corn and Scallion Salad with Basil Jalapeno Dressing - sweet-smoky-salty-succulent!
Hawaiian Chicken Kabobs ready to hit the grill for some serious flavor.
Tangy and fresh Cabbage, Herbs, and Oranges tossed together in an easy Citrus Slaw.
Shrimp Avocado Summer Sammie ~ a summery, non-fried version of a Shrimp Po'Boy
No basil? No problem! Make pesto with parsley.
refreshingly different, strawberry basil lemonade
Tomato Mozzarella Salad - Topped with fresh basil and French olive oil, this is a favorite summer salad to make over and over again.
Salmon with Honey Mustard Glaze
Leftover chicken? Shred it and mix it with mayo, almonds, celery, and onions for this simple and light almond chicken salad sandwich.
Heyyyy, it's your oven calling, after our ugly breakup in the late spring. I've got chard gratin and blueberry crisp. Can we talk?
This is my first time trying Swiss Chard and I love this simple soup with goat cheese so much, I don't know if I'll ever want to make anything else with it!
Ikea's Swedish Meatball Kebabs with Mustard Cream Sauce. This gives a whole new meaning to meat and three veg.
Broad bean & Parmesan crostini - deliciously summery. Enjoy in your garden, with cocktails of course!
Homemade Cherry Garcia Ice Cream - Never buy another pint of Ben and Jerry's from the supermarket!
Honest blueberry jam.
White Gazpacho with Green Grapes, trust me on this one
Nectrine and red plum upside down cornmeal cake.
I never realized how easy Panna Cotta was to make. This Lemon Blueberry Panna Cotta is the perfect summer treat!
Blueberry crumb bars are a perfect summer treat!
Tomato Salad with Corn and Purple Basil-Perfect for the heat of summer.
Mulberry juice and Vodka come together in a delightfully refreshing summer cocktail.
Fresh seasonal raspberries are aided and abetted by Cranberry, Raspberry Vodka and Black Raspberry Liqueur in this criminally indulgent Vodkatini.
Move over gazpacho - chilled cantaloupe soup is the perfect soup for summer!
Homemade ranch, whipped up in about 5 minutes. Delicious on burgers, fries, and everything else.
A night of desserts: Banana boats with chocolate, peanut butter, and Oreos...and some fried "treats" too.
Chocolate angel food cake with chocolate ganache and fresh strawberries. Bring this to a BBQ and everyone will love you!
roasted jumbo shrimp on a bed of Thai-American fusion succotash
Grilled Summer Salad
Soba noodles with pesto and vegetables from the farmer's market. Easy, colorful and flavorful.
An ice cold refreshing cucumber drink to pick you up on hot summer days.
Grilled Orange Chicken with Red Pepper Jam is my own French Bistro meal, inspired by the South of France.