Tag: summer

Dorothy Lynch Sweet Grilled Corn Salad

This post is sponsored by Dorothy Lynch.  All opinions are entirely my own.  Sweet Corn is one of the greatest pleasures of a midwest summer.  This summertime grilled sweet corn salad will please everyone at your next potluck!  This salad has smokey grilled sweet corn, cucumber, tomatoes, red onions, creamy […]

 

Baked Eggplant Feta

This Crispy Panko Crusted Greek-inspired Eggplant recipe is irresistible!  This makes for a light summer dinner or an appetizer to serve at a summer gathering.   The feta cheese melts ever so slightly on top of this eggplant, and when you add tomato, kalamata olive, and Tzatziki sauce, you’re going to […]

 

Peach Cream Cheese Cookies

Peachy and pillow-soft, these peach cream cheese cookies will satisfy your sweet tooth and are made with pantry ingredients!  These are the perfect addition to any summer spread and travel well!  These cookies turn out pillowy soft, sweet, and reminiscent of a summer peach pie.   These cookies have cream cheese […]

 

Quick Cobb Salad Loaded Fries

This shop has been compensated by Inmar Intelligence and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #mccainquickcookfries #noflipfries​ These Grilled Chicken Loaded Cobb Salad Fries are the ultimate appetizer and are a fantastic addition to any summertime appetizer spread! These loaded fries are great to serve at parties, game day, […]

 

12 Desserts to make with Fresh Mint

If you have ever grown fresh mint in your herb garden, then you know that there is always an abundance of mint.  I like adding mint to my summer spritzers and both fruit and lettuce salads.   I have also started enjoying baking with mint.  Once you start adding fresh mint […]

 

Crispy Greek Zucchini Slices

Those of you who read this website often know that eggplant parmesan is one of my favorite meals.  Well, this year, I started making zucchini parmesan a lot.  My garden has been growing so. Much. Zucchini.   Well, I have taken this recipe further.  Instead of zucchini parmesan, I have made […]

 

Caprese Roasted Brussels Sprouts

, I love almost always add balsamic vinegar to my roasted Brussels sprouts.  I got an idea to add fresh garden tomatoes, basil, and soft mozzarella cheese for a delicious Caprese -inspired side dish.   These Brussels sprouts turn out crispy and bursting with flavor!  This is a delightful “end of […]

 

Everything Bagel Panzanella Salad

This post may contain affiliate links.  Your taste buds will burst when you try this Everything Bagel Panzanella Salad!  This salad is the perfect lunch, dinner, or side dish to enjoy during late summer when tomatoes are in full bloom!  This salad has crispy bagel croutons, sweet tomatoes, crunchy cucumbers, […]

 

Chimichurri Cucumber Salad

I love classic cucumber salad!  This year, I have decided to switch cucumber salad up a bit by adding zingy chimichurri sauce!  Chimichurri sauce is an Argentinean condiment.  I have started adding it to many of my favorite midwest dishes. This salad screams summer.  Crispy garden fresh cucumbers and chimichurri […]

 

100 Enriching Activities for Kids

I don’t think I need to explain why I am writing this post right now.  Summer camps have been canceled, pools are closed, I pulled my kids out of baseball this summer because people don’t know how to wear masks in public, and Target is totally wiped out of ” […]

 

Pickle Juice Ranch Cucumber Salad

This post may contain affiliate links.  Last summer, at a party,  a friend of mine introduced me to creamy cucumber salad.  I spent the rest of the said party snacking on the mentioned cucumber salad.  It was delicious!  This summer, we’re not exactly having parties, but I decided to kick […]

 

Mango Poppyseed Broccoli Salad

This post may contain affiliate links  I have been making broccoli salad a lot this spring/summer.  I can always get my kids to eat broccoli salad.  I am totally fine with mixing broccoli with a sugar-mayonnaise sauce if it get’s my kids to enthusiastically eat their vegetables. I have a […]