When the weather gets warm, the last thing you want to do is heat up the house by having the oven on all day or spend an hour leaning over a steamy stove. This does not mean however you don’t want to enjoy delicious foods. The key is finding the perfect recipes for summer. Whether you are enjoying a grilling masterpiece, a crockpot favorite, cool desserts, or a creative salad; these great summer recipes from HopSkipJumpPaper will temp your taste buds without making you break a sweat.
The grill is a great alternative to heating up the house. You can still do your prep early in the day by thawing your meat, getting a marinade going, and chopping up your vegetables. The grill has lately been expanding to more than just a meat source. People are finding creative ways to grill everything from their salads to desserts this summer. Jump on board with the treads with some of these great recipes from HopSkipJumpPaper’s Pinterest board.
• Cilantro Lime Grilled Chicken with Strawberry Salsa
• Grilled Romaine Salad with Blue Cheese
• Grilled Pineapple with Cinnamon Honey Drizzle
The crockpot is a great tool for busy and hot summer’s days. Toss your ingredients in first thing in the morning and then carry on with the rest of your fun summer activities. You will have a delicious meal waiting for you at the end of the day without having to spend hours prepping or heating up your kitchen. Here are few recipes that use fresh from the garden ingredients to make your crockpot dinner a success this summer.
• Vegetarian Slow Cooker Stuffed Bell Peppers
• Slow Cooker Zucchini Soup
• Slow Cooker Green Beans Ham and Potatoes
A salad is no longer something that comes in a bag with shredded carrots for color. Salds can be a whole meal unto themselves. They are fresh, cool, healthy, and delicious. They make a great dinner option for those hot summer evenings. Dig into these fresh summer salads from HopSkipJumpPaper.
• Cucumber tomato Avocado Salad
• Pineapple Salsa
• Spicy Kale Quinoa and Black Bean Salad
When the heat of summer strikes cheesecake and chocolate lose some of their appeal. The richness of winter desserts is way out of place. Fruit and ice cream is where you find the sweetness of summer. Check out these light and tasty desserts from our Pinterest board.
• Chocolate Chip Cookies Ice Cream Sandwiches
• Pina colada Bars
• Individual Frozen Key Lime Pies
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