Summer is in full swing, so it’s a perfect time to share some of my favorite recipes with summer fruits and vegetables!
July and August bring with them some incredible summer produce, including peaches, berries, watermelon, cucumbers, and more. These fruits and veggies taste best (and are cheapest!) when they’re in season, so now is the perfect time to load up on summer produce and enjoy the fresh flavors.
Recipes With Summer Fruits & Vegetables: Entrees & Sides
To help you soak up the rest of the summer, I’ve put together some of my favorite recipes using summer fruits and vegetables. It’s time to hit the farmer’s market and get cooking!
Honey Lime Chicken with Grilled Peach and Corn Salad
Peaches are a summer delicacy. Paired with bright greens and grilled chicken & corn, they’re straight up heavenly.
Roasted Salmon with Watermelon Salsa
This salmon recipe can be made in the oven, or it also works great on the grill! Plus, the watermelon salsa is refreshing and full of flavor.
Chicken Gyros with Watermelon Rind Tzatziki
These chicken gyro wraps have the most delectable sauce, and they’re super easy to throw together.
Sesame Shrimp and Watermelon Salad
I love a cool salad on a warm summer day, and this one doesn’t hold back on flavor or crunch.
Grilled Steak and Strawberry Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette
This sweet and savory salad combines juicy steak, ripe strawberries, greens, and feta with a tasty vinaigrette to top it all off.
Shrimp, Cucumber, and Feta Orzo Salad
This orzo salad is both healthy and filling, and you can whip it up in just 20 minutes!
Strawberry and Fennel Barley Salad
There’s nothing better than strawberries in the summertime, and I love tossing them in salads to add a bit of sweetness. And the barley adds extra staying power!
This unique, lightened-up twist on traditional coleslaw will be a hit at your next barbecue!
Chilled Cantaloupe and Avocado Soup
This is a perfect soup recipe for a hot day. Smooth, light, and tasty.
Put your leftover watermelon rinds to good use with this refreshing chilled soup.
This summery take on curry is just what you need to spice up your lunch or dinner rotation!
Recipes With Summer Fruits & Veggies: Baked Goods
These whole wheat scones are vegan and surprisingly easy to make! A beautiful, delicious breakfast or snack.
These muffins are 100% whole wheat and stuffed with veggies — but you’d never know it. They’re both healthy and flavorful!
Dairy & Gluten-Free Peach Muffins
These muffins are like a healthier (but still super tasty) version of peach pie, but in portable form. Sign me up!
Grab a slice of this lightly-spiced and tangy bread for breakfast or snack. Goes great with a smear of nut butter, too!
Desserts & Drinks Using Summer Produce
These homemade popsicles are full of summer flavor!
Watermelon and lime pair perfectly together, while the rosemary lends an unexpected & fun pop of flavor. A refreshing summer treat!
Homemade Strawberry Cashew Milk
This strawberry cashew milk is a healthier take on the classic childhood favorite. It’s just as creamy & satisfying, but without all those artificial flavors and sweeteners!
Cucumber Lime Basil Prosecco Spritzer
This spritzer is a perfect drink to kick back and relax with. Bubbly and refreshing!
This no-bake custard pie is vegan, gluten-free, and oh-so-delicious. (It would also be great with any other berry or fruit on top!)
Who knew zucchini bread as ice cream would work so well?! This will be your new favorite summer treat.
What are your favorite recipes with summer fruits & veggies?