Summer is a time for fun, friends and family! We all love a good get together, but let’s be honest…. we all love the food! If you’ve got some exciting gatherings planned this summer I’ve rounded up some of our family’s favorite summer recipes! My sister was always the better cook out of the two of us and she has created some pretty amazing things over the years! She’s off busy selling clothes now at her store, Poppy Avenue Boutique, but she still knows how to cook one of the best meals I’ve ever had (follow along with her on Instagram)! I have to say, our mom sure taught us well!! Enjoy friends!
The BEST Summer Recipes for a Cookout
Salted Watermelon Slushies – these are absolutely the most refreshing summer drink!
Grilled Red Potato Salad – Once you’ve had this you will never go back to the traditional!
Spiral Cut Hot Dogs – These are so fun for the kiddos!
BBQ Smashed Potatoes with Chicken – Um, wow, that’s all I have to say about these! Everyone should try them at least once!
Fresh Spring Rolls – Need a break from all the meat? Said no man ever! But sometimes us women need a few veggies in our life!
Curried Avocado Yogurt Dip This is the BEST and a nice change from the traditional ranch!
Grilled Ranch Chicken Skewers – Don’t worry though, we would never give up ranch altogether ; )!
Lemon and Herb Shrimp Skewers – If you’re a shrimp lover this is one of the best ways to cook it in my opinion.
Veggie Pasta Salad – Every cookout needs a veggie pasta salad!
Roasted Red Pepper, Tomatillo, and Cilantro Hummus – Why, yes, yes this is the most delicious hummus you’ve ever tried!
The BEST Deviled Eggs – You have to have at least 10 of these!
Do you guys have any special holiday traditions in the summer? We’d love to know what they are so be sure and leave us a comment. ESPECIALLY if your traditions are food related, because we really enjoy trying new things… Just sayin!
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