Summer recipe recap!

 

Here’s a quick recap for recipes that I have created using summer produces like Berries, Mango, Broccoli, Avocado, Cucumber, Zucchini, Squash, Stone fruit, Watermelon etc.All these produces are available right now in your local grocery market. So why not make a best use of what is available and make your meal affordable, healthy yet delicious! Let’s enjoy summer together :)

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Summer is at its high peak and the weather demands for some chilled drinks!

Strawberry Cheesecake Milkshake - Strawberries are still available in the market and that too at good price. Grab some before it is gone to make this delicious fulfilling, low calorie healthy milkshake. I know you will get hooked to it.

Mango-Pineapple non alcoholic Sangria – So summery! Mango, pineapple, mint and ginger – bliss! And oh kid friendly too :)

Kid Friendly Mango Pineapple Sangria

Rooh Afza Lemonade – Refreshing and perfect to beat the heat. Rose, lemon and cumin does wonders.

Breakfast:

Berry Lemon Scones – Looking for perfect healthy breakfast? Here’s the solution – Make this delicious, flaky berry lemon scones to accompany your coffee! You won’t need to stop at Starbucks next time – I guarantee that!

“Berry scones drizzled with lemon glaze”

Not in mood to eat scones? Make these wholesome banana crunch muffins that are made of Healthy whole wheat flour, granola, nuts and banana!

Wholesome Banana crunch muffins

Or how about some savory breakfast?

Sun dried tomato pesto breakfast rolls Can be made earlier and store at room temperature.

“What to make for dinner tonight”?? That is the one question that rises in every household everyday. Doesn’t it? Even I am blank sometimes when I am too tired or feeling lazy to cook dinner or even lunch! :(  So here are some ideas to help you make quick, easy and healthy meal at home in no time.

Soups, Sandwiches and Salads:

In mood to have soup in this hot weather? Really? Well yes, you can still have it. These soups tastes best when served at room temperature or chilled.

Broccoli-pistachio soup with avocado

Cucumber Gazpacho with avocado and spiced croutons

And if your weather demands for something hot then here’s what you can make

Hearty Potato soup

Sandwiches are like always go to meals in our house. Easy to make yet yummy and fulfilling.

Classic Indian Summer Sandwich

Simple vegetable tea time sandwich with cucumber ranch

Sun dried tomato pesto Sandwich with grilled tofu

Salads are just not about leafy greens anymore! Pasta salad, Fruit salad, Quinoa salad and what not! Salads can take place of your meal easily if prepared carefully.

Caprese

Mediterranean pasta salad

Peach n Beetroot salad with Lemon n Shallot Vinaigrette

Quinoa salad with Kale and Summer vegetables – Best when served at room temperature


Spinach Strawberry salad with Baked Goat cheese

Watermelon Mozzarella Salad

Some dinner ideas for using summer produce!

Greek Zucchini and beetroot fritters

Caramelized Onion and Tomato Tart

Corn Chevdo/ No-rice Risotto – No need to eat starchy risotto when you can make risotto using fresh corn.


Pan-fried Bruschetta with thai tomato chutney – I can have this all day every day! Flavors are just amazing.

Spring pasta with lemony, garlicky, buttery walnut sauce – we love this!


Char grilled Broccoli with Cherry chillies and garlic tadka – perfect side dish


Chole Chaat

5 Layer Mexican dip Eggplant Raita/Dip

Balsamic Cherries n Peach crisp

Mangomisu Swiss Rolls

No-bake chocolate pudding

Orange Custard – Hubby’s favorite

Pineapple coconut curd that goes well on scones, biscuits or cupcakes!

And last but never the least our favorite Strawberry ricotta mousse

Question: How are you all celebrating summer??