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Summer time favorites

Somehow we’re already at Memorial Day weekend and since that’s the unofficial start of the summer, I thought I’d share some of my summer favorites with you guys. Make ’em this weekend, make ’em for the 4th of July, make ’em at any point in time this summer…just make them.

So here’s to tank tops, tan lines, flip flops and cold drinks!

Drinks: watermelon frosty | mango coconut margarita | cherry faux-ito | coconut lime ice smoothie

Salads: barley, kale & cherry salad | bulgar salad with orange dijon dressing |strawberry tabouleh | summer corn & tomato salad | watermelon bacon salad | wheatberry currant salad

Sandwiches: chickpea pesto sandwich | zucchini goat cheese panini

Entrees: cheesy zucchini quinoa | cherry gazpacho | simple summer lasagna | nectarine sage pizza

Desserts: roasted strawberry mint ice cream | cherry lemon granita | walnut crusted peach tart | strawberry basil milkshake

Katie

Sunday 26th of May 2013

What a good idea to do a summer inspired round-up. This is really getting me in the mood for some warm weather. It is cold and rainy here in Vermont, so this is just the bit of sunshine I needed today. PS, The mango creamsicle margarita has my name all over it.

Audra | The Baker Chick

Sunday 26th of May 2013

Love your animoto video!! All of these summer recipes look outstanding- gorgeous pictures too!! (I feel like I know your secrets now that I saw your set-up!) ;)

Jan @ Sprouts n Squats

Saturday 25th of May 2013

That barley salad looks delicious! I will have to give it a go :)

ashley - baker by nature

Friday 24th of May 2013

What a gorgeous roundup, Gina! I'm suddenly craving it ALL!

Carla @ Carlas Confections

Friday 24th of May 2013

I love that animoto! I really need to make one now. Ahh summer. Seriously the best! And I think I need some of that corn and tomato pasta!