Category: Summer Recipes

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Lemon Basil Gin And Tonic

This lemon basil gin and tonic is a fresh twist on a classic summer cocktail to make for a crowd, or just for one. It’s bright, herby, tart, and sweet!  A refreshing summer to drink after you’ve had a day of fun in the sun. As we are getting into the throws of summer, having […]

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Thai Quinoa Cabbage Salad (Vegan, Gluten Free, Summer Side Dish)

This Thai quinoa cabbage salad is crunchy, healthy, and packed with protein. Easy, vegan, and prefect for everyone at your table.  This salad is great to meal prep for quick lunches throughout the week, and is a perfect summer side dish for a BBQ, potluck, or cookout. Happy 4th of July everyone!  I hope you […]

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Hawaiian Macaroni Salad (Vegan, Gluten Free)

This vegan Hawaiian Macaroni Salad with pineapple will put the aloha in your summer BBQ. Sweet, tangy, & crunchy this crowd pleaser appetizer is vegan and gluten free. Happy 4th of July weekend everyone! This salad is excellent to serve with your summer 4th cookout. Everyone in the family will love it. Today (July 3rd) […]

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Grapefruit Gin Gimlet, Refreshing Summer Cocktail

Grapefruit gin gimlet is a refreshing take on a classic summer cocktail. With a homemade grapefruit simple syrup, fresh juices, and gin. My all time favorite cocktail is the Gin Gimlet.  The classic version has 2 ingredients: gin and Rose’s Lime Syrup, a 50/50 ratio, poured over ice.  This grapefruit version takes the classic to […]

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Vegan Instant Pot Ratatouille (Paleo, Whole30, GF, Dairy Free)

This vegan Instant Pot ratatouille is full of vibrant vegetables like onions, eggplant, squash, peppers, tomatoes, garlic, and herbs. This easy low calorie dinner is made in the pressure cooker and perfect for meal prep! Hello summer and HELLO fresh garden produce! This ratatouille is the best recipe to make to let your garden veggies […]

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Fresh Grapefruit Paloma Recipe with Easy Infused Simple Syrup

This fresh grapefruit Paloma recipe is the perfect summer cocktail!  Make for a crowd or just for one, sweet and refreshing. It finally feels like summer around our homestead! All our plants are flowering, the trees are growing bright green leaves, and our bees are out and buzzing around!  And they’re not the only thing […]

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Mustard Green Pesto (Vegan, Gluten Free, Paleo, Whole30)

This mustard green pesto is garlicky and spicy, simple to make, and is a great no cook pasta sauce for summer nights. A mustard greens recipe that is no cook and so simple! Pesto is a perfect mustard greens recipe to make with  fresh abundant greens!  The raw garlic in the pesto compliments the slightly […]

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Vegan Peach Baked Oatmeal (Gluten Free, Pantry Staple Recipe)

Vegan Peach Baked Oatmeal is a healthy way to rise & shine! Fresh fruit, warm spices, and hearty oatmeal make this a healthy gluten free breakfast. We love cooking with oats on our homestead: overnight oats are a particular favorite, but i have been getting super into baked oatmeals lately.  Like overnight oats they are […]

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Coleslaw Pasta Salad (Vegan, Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

This coleslaw pasta salad combines everything great about a summer backyard BBQ side dish! Creamy, tangy, sweet, and something everyone at your table will love! Perfect for Memorial Day Cookout, backyard BBQ, or 4th of july potluck!  The flavors of summer in one easy side dish. This coleslaw pasta salad is an absolutely delicious hybrid […]

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Simple No Dairy Corn Chowder Recipe (Vegan, Gluten Free)

This no dairy corn chowder is bright and sweet, made with fresh corn, cashew cream, and simple spices its a fantastic summer soup the family will love. Simple Corn Chowder Recipe (Vegan, Gluten Free, No Dairy) We had a ton of leftover corn on the cob after our Labor Day party (mostly because with all […]

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The BEST Creamy Cucumber Salad (Vegetarian, Old Family Recipe)

This Creamy Cucumber Salad is perfect for a BBQ, summer cookout, or potluck dinner. Its sweet, savory, and tangy. Great way to use garden cucs! The last time my family was in town, I asked my dad for as many family recipes he could remember…. specifically this one! We had a few great recipes for […]

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My Go-To Summer BBQ Pasta Salad (Vegetarian, Gluten Free)

This is a perfect Summer BBQ Pasta Salad to bring to a cookout, tailgate, potluck, or brunch! Loaded with veggies and easy to make ahead. There’s nothing better than a big batch of pasta salad for a summer cookout and BBQ! We had been living in our new home for less than 2 weeks when […]