I know cooking can get old when it comes to summertime. You tend to be more worn out because the kids are out of school so you’re trying to make the most of the summer. But it’s actually the perfect time to try out some new recipes, and have some fun in the kitchen. You can get outside and grill or just find some simple recipes that you can whip up anytime. Summer is a time to come together as a family to cook dinner. So rather than it being a chore, it can be great family bonding time! Find a dish that everyone will like and start cookin’!
Summer Meal Ideas for the Family
I find that cooking in the summer becomes easier because you have helpers. And without homework and an early bedtime, you can cook later than normal as well. There isn’t so much pressure to get dinner done at a certain time, which makes cooking more fun! There are so many awesome recipes that are perfect for the summer. Such as cold salads, BBQ recipes, crock pot recipes, etc. All foods that are easy and delicious! Let’s beat the summertime cooking blues this summer!
This cold taco salad looks delicious!
Balsamic baguette bites… yummy!
Quick and easy Chinese beef, perfect for a quick summertime meal!
This microwave shrimp primavera looks perfect for a quick summer meal!
I have to try this garlic and herb roasted chicken and veggies!
Easy veggie fried rice, looks so good!
These sweet and sour meatballs are perfect for a get-together!
These pizzakins (pizza ramekins) look absolutely delicious!
My family will love these mini muffin corn dogs!
Oven-baked crusted pork chops, yum!
These stuffed potatoes with ham and spinach are a great quick meal!
This Italian meatball sub recipe looks delicious!
This instant pot BBQ chicken is perfect for summer nights!
Love lettuce wrap tacos! Great summertime meal!
Crock pot chicken recipe!
This lemon marinated kefir chicken looks so yummy!
Asian chicken salad, perfect summer recipe!
Sausage onion and potato sheet pan dinner, yum!
Tortellini pasta with asiago cheese, I have to try this!
Can’t wait to try this bruschetta pasta!
I hope you were able to find as many recipes you want to try out as I did! There is so much variety that there’s something for everyone in your family to enjoy. Create them exactly or make them your own! Enjoy cooking this summer and get creative in the kitchen. No harm in trying some new meals that your family may love!
What’s your favorite meal to make in the summer for your family?
I love hearing about new recipes for the summertime so let me know your favorites! And don’t forget to pin this so you have recipes on hand for dinner at all times!
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