These Cool for the Summer Recipes are working overtime to bring you enjoyment without skimping on refreshment.
Delighting in an ice-cold treat on a blistering hot day is the pinnacle of summertime eats. The blazing sun always tends to melt a few drops onto your hand regardless of how fast you devour your favorite cool confections. It is a small price to pay in order to indulge in these delectable goods, from ice cream bars to homemade fruit popsicles!
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Staying Cool for the Summer with Good Eats
On your ideal day, how would you spend a waning summer evening watching the sun sink down over the horizon? Reading in a rocking chair on the front porch with a cold drink within reach; taking a breather under the shade tree munching on soft ice cream; or cleaning the face of a rambunctious toddler whose face is smeared with melting popsicles.
Food is delicately intertwined with summer in a variety of ways. Whether it’s for hydration, refreshment, or just for the pure enjoyment of a good treat, these cool confections appear at every turn. Feel inspired to make the most of these moments by cherishing these desserts and drinks without any guilt, purely for the love of food. Enjoy!
Make it a Meal!
Looking for more ways to stay cool? Enjoy any of these sides and snacks alongside your refreshing drinks help beat the heat!
- Sheet Pan Teriyaki Salmon and Vegetables – Light and won’t weigh you down
- Shredded Chicken Burrito Bowls – Vibrant colors and flavors that satisfy
- Mango Chile Chicken – Fire up the grill for a fruit-infused dish
- Baked Hawaiian Chicken Kebabs – Fruit and veggies galore needed here!
- Fresh Citrus Summer Salad – All fruit, all the time
- Spicy Jalapeno Deviled Eggs – Spicy heat not excluded
- Blueberry Salsa – A fruit salsa to keep you refreshed
- Watermelon Pizza with Cream Cheese Icing – It’s practically dessert
Materials Needed for Cool Summer Eats
What fond memories do you have of warm, July nights? I bet if you look really closely a few tastes and smells will surface that you’ll always associate with the magic of summer. I hope a few of these recipes transport you back into that blissful nostalgia.
28 thoughts on “Cool For The Summer Recipes”
Oeh these look great, I especially loved the idea of teriyaki salmon. For some reason, I prefer asian flavours in summer and I tend to use mediterranean dishes more in winter.
This all looks amazing! Pinned to process and plan later! Thank you for sharing. ✌️
I’ve loved seeing all these recipes throughout the summer so far; makes me want to take a picnic somewhere and stay cool. Lovely!
The mint chocolate cookie ice cream is AMAZING! I can’t wait to try more of these!
That dragon fruit smoothie bowl is calling my name!
Yummm this all looks so good! Saved this to try out during the summer holidays!
Ooh so many delicious recipes to try this summer! Thank you for sharing x
I am so inspired by this selection of summer recipes!
Like that dragon fruit smoothie
The teriyaki salmon sounds so good! We’ve been on a salmon kick so we’ll have to try it. Thanks for all the ideas!
I love this!!! It’s been so hot in Texas and welcome these!! Thanks for sharing.
There are so many delicious recipes to keep you cool this summer. I plan on making the Blueberry Ginger Ale Coolers at the cottage next weekend, for us non-drinkers 🙂
These Summer recipes sound so good! x
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These all look soooo incredible! Can’t wait to try these refreshing summer recipes!
I most certainly needed this! We struggle to know what to make in the summer to keep us cool. Between snacks and meals, we’re always stuck!
Some great recipes you have gathered, wow! My kids loved your mango ice cream popsicles. Dragon fruit smoothie bowl will be on my menu today, cant wait to try it all, thanks
All these recipes look delicious and perfect for the summer! I especially love the mint chocolate ice cream, creamsicle float, and lemonade recipes!
Such a great summer recipes to beat the heat.
What a wonderful collection of recipes, perfect for the hot ass weather in Texas.
everything looks amazing. I really love the wholefruit popsy
So many amazing chilled summer recipes! Can’t wait to make them all!
Love this collection of summer recipes! It’s HOT here today and I want all the cool things!
Amazing recipes, the idea of fruit popsicles is awesome and would love to try it.
My mouth is watering!!! So many delicious ideas here
I love ❤️ posts like this. L really enjoy variety. Everything on here looks amazingly delicious 😋
Such a wonderful list of foods to cool down with.
i definately have my eye on those popsicle recipes
I love these summer recipes! The shredded chicken burrito bowls look delicious. The dreamy creamsicle floats, strawberry watermelon lemonade and homemade whole fruit popsicles look fantastic and would be great ways to stay cool this summer. I might have to invest in some popsicle moulds! 😋
Thank you for sharing!