May 23, 2012

Pinteresting Summer Go-To Recipes

I've been collecting some pretty delicious looking summer recipes on Pinterest and I thought that I would share with y'all some great go-to's that are super easy to make and can be eaten as appetizers for pool parties or just a summer meal for you and your boo! :-) If you aren't following me on Pinterest just yet, you should be so just click riiight HERE.

Baked Chicken & Spinach Flautas
Recipe HERE.

I actually made these last Friday night when we did our game night with the girls & guys! I was in a huge rush and got these together in only 45 minutes including prep time! What's even better is that they were a HUGE success!! Gone very quickly, I will definitely make them again and again!

Southwestern Egg Rolls with Avocado Ranch
Recipe HERE.

We all know everyone looooves Southwestern Egg Rolls and I am dying to see how Avocado Ranch tastes! This is a great appetizer idea for any get together not only during the summer, but all year round.

Summer Beer
Recipe HERE.

Last summer I made summer beer SEVERAL times and it is always a big success! Why have to choose between liquor & beer when you can have both!? :-)

Roasted Garlic Edamame Spread
Recipe HERE.

For a healthy afternoon snack, you can't go wrong with Edamame! I actually made this edamame dip for my small group bible study about a month or two ago, and it was a big hit - everyone wanted the recipe! What a great and light way to get your munchies on and you can pair with any veggies OR pita chips and it tastes great!

Black Bean Burger Patties
Recipe HERE.

An incredibly delicious way to enjoy your summer grilling favorites without all the fat and grease! It's insane how amazing a black bean burger taste, especially with the right seasonings and the obvious toppings that are endless! I absolutely recommend this recipe as it states from the girl who made it.. "It's a home-run for a summer meal. Easy, healthy, delicious." If you read into the recipe, that is an Avocado Cream Sauce that completes the meal perfectly with a corresponding recipe for that sauce.

Grilled Veggies
Recipe & Tutorials HERE.

Grilled vegetables are just the BEST. Perfect seasonings, perfect crispiness, just great for any summer dinner! If you click the link it will take you to grea tutorials on how to perfectly cook different types of veggies, and I personally found it very useful - hope you do too!

Watermelon Sorbet
Recipe HERE.

This is such a fun and delicious treat for the summer, ones your kids will be begging to eat after a long day of playing in the sun! This blogger really puts the recipe together easily and gives great tips on how to mix it up (ie. chocolate chips or lime juice mixture - anything!). Keep yourself cool by having this healthy but yummy cold snack.

Coconut Margaritas
Recipe HERE.

You can bet as soon as I even glimpsed on this picture I had to repin! I loove Coconut, but I reeeeeally love Margaritas! What a fresh, summery drink to enjoy & super easy to make. I will definitely be making these at upcoming pool parties and get togethers.

Homemade Salsa
Recipe HERE.

This weekend I am making this salsa! A perfect combination of spicy-ness while just a chunky and delicious flavor of the tomatoes you use! I also am going to attempt my Chuy's jalapeno ranch, and I'll be sure to post and tell you how it goes this time! Last time it was really good, but almost too cilantro-y and a little too liquidy (as the chuys creamy jalapeno is much more creamy).

So there you have it. Some summer staples & recipes to go along with. Thank you Pinterest for always having great Go-To appetizer and drink recipes for when I need them most! :-)
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Ashley said...

I was not following you, but now I am!!!

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Ashley said...

I love coconut anything too!! Those look yummy. :)

Harley said...

i cant wait to try that Roasted Garlic Edamame Spread!

Looks so yummy. yeah i just said yummy.