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Tag: summer
Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry

A simple stir fry with minimal fuss yet big flavor.

Almond Pancakes with Cherry Sauce

Delicious wheat-free pancakes with a lovely cherry pie-like sauce.

Arugula Vichyssoise

A velvety smooth soup with rich creaminess, enjoy on a warm summer evening.

Arugula, Beet, and Goat Cheese Salad

Beets, goat cheese, and greens pair fabulously in this recipe.

Asian Chicken and Zucchini Kabobs

Zucchini and chicken grilled together = delicious dinner.

Asian Cucumber Salad

Refreshing Asian-inspired summer salad.

Asparagus Salmon Pasta Salad

An easy, breezy salad pairing two nutrition-packed foods, salmon and asparagus.

Asparagus Wild Rice Chicken Salad

This makes a perfect early summer supper.

Balsamic Grilled Patty Pan

Simple yet elegant, patty pans are firm enough to make a fine grilled side dish.

Basic Salsa

Fresh salsa is easy to make and superior to canned salsa. Omit the jalapeno if you don't like your salsa spicy.

BBQ Baked Beans & Sausage with Greens

A great combination of BBQ, beans, sausage and greens for a hearty all-season meal.

BBQ Tempeh Sandwich with Daikon Coleslaw

This is a spicy tempeh sandwich full of great flavor and texture. You can make it less spicy by using only half a chipotle chili.

Berry Butter

This is a simple, gourmet way to dress up butter.

Black Bean Walnut Burgers

A wonderful burger, great with all the standard fixings and french fries on the side!



Braised Kale Crostini

This is very simple dish and everyone will rave about it, even those who don't think they like greens.

Braised Kale with Garlic and Vinegar

This is a simple side dish of greens that pairs well with grilled beef, pork, or marinated tempeh.

Carrot Ginger Soup

The humble carrot is transformed into a velvety, gingery soup that even children will like.

Carrot Raisin Salad

This salad is so simple yet often the simpler the more delicious it can be. The crunch of carrots and sweetness of raisins pairs nicely with the tartness of lime juice.

Cherry Arugula Spinach Salad with Goat Cheese Croutons

A delightful cherry salad with savory baked goat cheese croutons.

Chicken Kabobs

Break out the grill for this one!

Chickpea Cucumber Salad

An easy summer salad...with a little protein.

Chili Roasted Carrots

Carrots come to life with chili and lime.

Chive Flower Grilled Chicken with Garlic Spinach and Cheddar Polenta

Chive flowers add a savory dimension to this marinated chicken.

Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cookies

A great way to sneak in some veggies. These cookies are moist and delicious.

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

Is there any treat more delicious, easy, or romantic than chocolate strawberries? No!

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

This a nice potluck cake recipe. It will go fast!

Coconut Blueberry Pudding

A delicious dairy-free fruit pudding made with creamy coconut.

Coconut Milk Braised Greens

Greens with a hint of coconut and lemon. Delish.

Cold Cucumber Soup

This is refreshing and easy, perfect for a hot summer day when you don't want to heat up the kitchen.

Cold German Cherry Soup

When cherries are fresh and days are warm, serve this refreshing soup.

Collard Greens with Farro

Farro is a type of wheat and becoming popular as a healthful, tasty grain. This dish is deceptively simple but people will think it took hours to make because it's so good.

Corn Sformati

Italian soufflés are more rustic and forgiving than their French cousins. They do not have to be eaten when just come out of the oven. They can be served hot, at room temperature, or even cold.

Creamed Swiss Chard

This is a comforting dish when garden fresh chard is abundant.

Creamy Herbed Potato Salad

A great way to dress up potato salad is to add fresh herbs from the garden.

Creamy Hot Beets

A unique and surprisingly good combination of flavors.

Crispy Kale Chips

Who knew kale could be so tasty, crispy, and addictive? Wonderful snack that kids will also enjoy.

Crunchy Cabbage Salad

A lovely, colorful salad, perfect for family picnics and barbeques.

Cucumber Radish Salad

Fresh, fast, and easy summer goodness.

Dill Horseradish Potato Salad

An awesome, mayo-less potato salad with the bright flavor of fresh dill.

Easy Beet Salad

This is a fresh version of the ubiquitous canned, pickled beets you find on salad bars, but without added sweetener.

Eggplant Ricotta Bake

Not sure what to do with those eggplants? Try this creamy, crowd pleasing dish.

Farm Salad with Goat Cheese

Chock full of summer goodness, this salad is a meal in itself.

Farro Blueberry Salad

This is a refreshing salad that takes advantage of summer's supply of fresh blueberries.

Farro Tomato Salad

The sweetness of ripe tomatoes and the chewiness of farro make for a great combination.

Fennel Parsley Salad

A lovely way to enjoy the fresh, crunchiness of fennel.

Fresh Berry Tart with Toasted Nut Crust

A lovely tart utilizing fresh summer berries.

Fresh Corn Casserole

A simple, satisfying way to serve fresh corn. (It's not low calorie but who's counting?)

Fresh Corn Chowder

A lovely, chunky corn soup. Make it vegetarian by omiting the bacon and using butter or olive oil instead.

Fresh Tomato Sauce with Rosemary and Bacon

Fresh tomatoes make the best sauce. Flavored with rosemary and bacon, this is divine.

Fresh Tomato Soup

A wonderful way to use up an excess of fresh garden tomatoes. Freeze some to enjoy when the weather turns cold.

Fresh Tomato Soup with Rice

Lovely way to use up excess tomatoes.

Garden Vegetable Bake

Take full advantage of fresh, seasonal vegetables in this kid-friendly casserole.

Garlic Scape Pesto

A wonderful way to use up scapes. Garlicky but not overpoweringly so.


Gazpacho soup was made for summer. Refreshingly cold on hot summer days, this classic Spanish cold tomato soup combines the best of summer vegetables.

Ginger Garlic Green Beans

Green beans enhanced with the exotic flavors of Asia.

Golden Summer Squash & Corn Soup

This is a delicately flavored soup featuring fresh, summer vegetables and herbs and is the perfect opener to a great summer dinner.

Greek Burger with Tzaziki Sauce

Try this Greek burger flavored with oregano, feta cheese, and mint.

Greek Salad to Go

A unique way to serve a salad, on skewers.

Green Bean Potato Salad

Potatoes and green beans marry nicely in this salad.

Green Bean Salad

A simple green bean salad with a vinaigrette dressing. Goes good with just about anything.

Grilled Asparagus and Potato with Tarragon Brown Butter

This recipe features local asparagus and fresh tarragon.

Herbed Turkey Patties with Pickled Radishes

This is a nice way to use up radishes when you have plenty on hand.

Homemade Pizza

Making pizza at home is fairly quick and easy if you follow a few simple tips. Once you make this pizza, you will never want to get take-out pizza again!

Kachumber Salad

Kachumber salad is a tomato cucumber salad seasoned with Indian spices and herbs. Refreshing and light.

Kale and Spinach Dip

A lovely, deep green dip similar to pesto. Perfect for pita chips or root vegetable chips.

Kale Pesto

Pesto is traditionally made with basil but when kale is plentiful, try this version.

Kale with Bacon, White Beans, and Garlic Scapes

Garlic scapes are an often overlooked addition to summer cooking but add a wonderful garlicky flavor to salads, soups, and this hearty side dish.

Lebanese Green Beans

Try this Middle Eastern inspired recipe featuring fresh green beans and ripe tomatoes, seasoned with cinnamon and mint.

Lemon Cakes with Strawberries and Cream

Ah...summertime and strawberries. What could be better?

Massaged Kale Salad

In this summer salad, enjoy fresh raw kale at its best.

Moroccan Carrot Salad

Easy carrot salad with a Middle Eastern twist.

No Bake Peach and Cherry Crumble

Quick and easy summer dessert featuring fresh stone fruit.

Oven Fried Chicken

This recipe yields wonderful fried chicken flavor without the extra fat.


This is a classic Tuscan bread and tomato salad and absolutely divine with just-picked garden tomatoes.

Parmesan Tomatoes

This is a quick, easy, yet very satisfying way to use up some of the abundance of garden tomatoes.

Patty Pan Squash Saute with Fresh Herbs

Patty pans are best eaten when they are small. Try this simple, quick saute that goes well with grilled chicken or fish.

Pineapple Raspberry Napoleon

A refreshing, summery twist on a classic dessert. No baking required.

Quinoa Salad with Cherries and Pepitas

A refreshing summer salad featuring local greens, herbs, and cherries.

Quinoa Tabouleh with Mint

Mint adds a refreshing touch to this tabouleh.

Radish and Fresh Butter Sandwiches

This appetizer is elegant simplicity. Start with the freshest ingredients and you have a snack fit for a king.

Raspberry Almond Bread

The raspberry and almond flavors meld wonderfully in this moist quickbread.

Raspberry Coulis

Coulis is just a fancy word for a beautiful and versatile fruit sauce. You can serve it with ice cream, sorbet, chocolate cake, cheesecake, etc.

Raspberry Crisp

A divinely sweet way to use summer's gem of a fruit, the raspberry.

Raw Beet Salad

A lovely simple salad of fresh grated beets.

Raw Corn Zucchini Salad

A fresh simple salad utilizing summer's best ingredients, corn and zucchini.

Roasted Cherry Jam & Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

For grilled cheese lovers, the savory, homemade cherry jam really makes this sandwich.

Roasted Corn, Pepper & Tomato Chowder

Roasting the vegetables in this chowder heightens their sweetness, and blue cheese provides a pungent counterpoint. Substitute crumbled goat cheese or feta, if you prefer.

Roasted Eggplant and Tomato

So simple yet with elegant flavors, tomatoes and eggplant pair beautifully in this late summer dish.

Roasted Ricotta Tomatoes

If you have lots of roma tomatoes from your garden, try this simple dish.

Roasted Romanesque Cauliflower

Romanesque cauliflower, which comes from Italy, has a sweet, nutty taste. Prepare it as you would cauliflower or broccoli. Or try this easy recipe.

Roasted Tomato Salsa

A little roasting time intensifies the aroma and flavors of the tomatoes, jalapenos,  and garlic, adding a rich, smoky flavor to this salsa.

Roasted Vegetable Salad

Roasted red peppers, red onions, and zucchini along with velvety pine nuts are tossed with couscous and a tangy balsamic vinaigrette in this colorful salad.



Before modern day canning techniques became a ritual in home kitchens in bygone days, most of our American ancestors utilized the process of lacto-fermentation.

Sausage Kale Breakfast Strata

This is a lovely, make ahead breakfast for a crowd. Or serve it for dinner along with a nice salad and some fresh fruit for dessert.

Sesame Green Beans

This recipe is deceptively simple and utterly delicious.

Sesame Pea Pods

This is a super fast, easy, and delicious way to serve crisp, fresh pea pods.

Skillet Gnocchi with Swiss Chard & White Beans

This dish has a great combination of flavors and textures and is a nice way to enjoy chard.

Spring Rolls

Perfect for a hot summer evening.

Strawberry Clafouti

Clafouti is a baked French flan-like dessert traditionally made with cherries, but any berry or fruit will work well.

Sugar Snap Peas with Sesame

Super simple yet elegant, fresh snap peas with sesame.

Summer Fruit Streusel Cake

This is wonderful summer cake for a potluck, easy and delish.

Summer Greens with Sausage

You will eat your greens and love them when you try this recipe.

Super Hemp Seed Salad

A super healthy salad with a "creamy" dressing made from avocado.

Swiss Chard Scramble

Serve this dish as a simple supper or enlightened breakfast. Full of chard goodness, this dish is sure to please.

Tapawingo’s Chilled Cucumber Soup

This recipe was graciously provided by Pete Peterson, owner of Tapawingo Restaurant in Ellsworth, Michigan.

Tomato Corn and Basil Soup

This is a chunky, delicious soup full of fresh corn and tomato wonderfulness.

Tomato Galette

This recipe comes from Pete Peterson, owner of the famed (now closed) Tapawingo restaurant in Ellsworth. The establishment may be closed but Pete's fabulous recipes live on.

Vegan Creamy Tomato Soup

A scrumptious, creamy tomato soup, "creamed" with silky coconut milk.

Vegetables and Salmon in Parchment

This is an easy recipe in which the salmon is cooked simply in a parchment paper packet with lemon and zucchini. Moist and delicious. It's also called 'Salmon en Papillote.'

Vietnamese Chicken with Rice Noodles

This is a nice, light summer meal.

Watermelon Blueberry Salad

A refreshing, easy summer salad.

Zucchini Banana Flaxseed Muffins

These muffins are delicious,  nutritious, and filling.

Zucchini Corn Ricotta Fritters

A delcious combination of corn and zucchini.

Zucchini Fritters with Chive Sour Cream

A delicious way to use up zucchini. Kids love these!

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