Summer is here to stay and so is the heat! Cool off and enjoy the summer by trying these 10 summer foods. Whether it’s a cool strawberry mango smoothie, fresh raspberry muffin or delicious Hawaiian chicken kabobs, these recipes will leave your mouth watering for more! Listed below are ten different summer foods that you should try. We promise you will want to try all of these tasty summer foods!
Homemade Orange Julius
If you’re in the mood for a cool drink, then this Orange Julius recipe is the perfect summer food for you! All you need is frozen orange juice concentrate, milk, water, sugar, vanilla and ice cubes. Simply combine all the ingredients in a blender and whip up this magic drink. This is one of our favorite summer foods and it’s the perfect refreshing drink that will leave your taste buds wanting more.
Hawaiian Chicken Kabobs
Now that summer is here to stay, what’s a better way to enjoy a warm summer evening than firing up the grill and cooking some delicious kabobs? These Hawaiian Chicken Kabobs will make your mouth water just thinking of them. To make these kabobs you will need chicken, pineapple, bell peppers, and onions. Find the full recipe here.
Peach & Raspberry Cobbler
There’s nothing better than fresh fruit during the summer! Enjoy some fresh raspberries and peaches by making this delicious cobbler. For the cobbler fruit, combine raspberries, peaches, flour, sugar, lemon juice, and cinnamon. Then for the topping, you need butter, brown sugar, flour, oats, and cinnamon. Head to this website to find the step-by-step instructions for this delicious summer food.
BBQ Chicken Salad
What’s better than a loaded, delicious summer salad? This BBQ Chicken Salad recipe will leave you wanting to eat a salad every day! This salad is easy to make. All you need is lettuce, BBQ sauce, chicken breasts, tomatoes, corn, black beans, chips, and an onion. Sprinkle chopped tomatoes and onion over lettuce. Then add corn, black beans, and chicken to salad. Top with crushed tortilla chips and cilantro. Drizzle your salad with dressing and then dig in!
Turkey Bacon Ranch Wrap
These delicious wraps are the perfect meal for any summer time lunch or dinner. All you need are tortillas, bacon, turkey meat, cheese, tomatoes, onion, lettuce, and ranch dressing. Start by spreading ranch dressing all over the center of the tortilla. Top tortillas with turkey, bacon, lettuce, cheese, onion, and tomatoes. Fold sides in and then roll up. Enjoy these delicious wraps!
Strawberry Mango Smoothie
A smoothie is the perfect way to cool off this summer. Enjoy this yummy smoothie that is made from strawberries, mangos, bananas and granola. First, start by mixing frozen bananas, mangos and adding orange juice to smooth. Pour into glass cup and top with granola. Next mix banana, strawberries, yogurt and milk together until smooth. Pour mixture overtop of granola and enjoy your delicious smoothie!
Enjoy your summer evenings by roasting s’mores. However, these aren’t your usual s’mores. Instead of sticking to the basic chocolate, graham crackers, and marshmallows, why don’t you switch things up and add some chocolate sauce and fresh fruit! These fruit s’mores are the best summer night snack that will leave you licking your fingers and wanting more. Simply make a normal s’more, but before you put the top graham cracker on, add some raspberries, blueberries and chocolate sauce.
Lemon Raspberry Muffins
These fresh raspberry muffins are the perfect balance with a lemon glaze. It’s the ideal morning snack to start out any day. For these muffins, you will need flour, sugar, baking powder, eggs, buttermilk, oil, lemon zest, raspberries, powdered sugar and lemon juice. Once the muffins are done and out of the oven, top with the lemon glaze. Drizzle glaze over top of muffins and then sit back, relax and enjoy this delicious snack!
Homemade Raspberry Cheesecake Ice Cream
Just saying that name should make your mouth water. What’s better than delicious homemade ice cream during the summer? Overall, this recipe is really not too hard. You need raspberries, milk, sugar, heavy cream, cream cheese, vanilla, powdered sugar and graham crackers. You first make the ice cream part and then make the cheesecake mixture. Once the ice cream is frozen solid, grab a cup or a cone and don’t worry, you’ll probably be back for seconds.
Chili Lime Chicken
It’s time to heat up the grill and enjoy a nice summer night eating outside! This Chili Lime Chicken is the perfect recipe for any summertime BBQ. Simply follow the recipe by making the marinade for the chicken. Marinade your chicken for about 2 hours before firing up the grill. Place your marinaded chicken on the grill and add a little bit of the garlic, cilantro, and jalapeno from the Marinade on top of the chicken and grill them until they turn golden brown. Once golden brown, grab a plate and enjoy your chicken!