Loaded Zucchini Hummus

Loaded Zucchini Hummus

Loaded zucchini hummus is a fun way to use up summer’s surplus of seasonal zucchini! Blend chargrilled zucchini into a garlicky hummus recipe, and top with a chopped Mediterranean salad of cucumbers, radishes, tomatoes, Kalamata olives and dill in a lemon-olive oil dressing! Perfect served with toasted pita.

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Coconut Curry Crusted Chicken Salad with Mango and Honey Mustard Dressing

Coconut Curry Crusted Chicken Salad with Mango and Honey Mustard Dressing

This summery coconut curry chicken salad with mango and honey mustard dressing is made with Growing Roots new organic coconut and seed bites, which packs tons of flavor and crunch into oven “fried” chicken tenders! You’ll love the easy homemade honey mustard dressing paired with the sweet-tart juicy mango, fresh greens and spicy chicken!

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Herbed Summer Corn Pasta Salad

Herbed Summer Corn Pasta Salad

I am pleased to present to you my new favorite pasta salad for summer entertaining: this herbed summer corn pasta salad. Made with bowtie pasta (totally underrated pasta shape) tossed with juicy sweet summer corn, briefly sauteed so it maintains it's crunch, briny feta cheese, and tons of fresh herbs, it's one of those dishes that just tastes like summer.

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Tropical Tofu Kebabs with Mango and Avocado

Tropical Tofu Kebabs with Mango and Avocado

Heat up the grill to make these tropical tofu kebabs with avocado and mango! They're insanely easy to make, and you can swap in whatever vegetables and fruit you like. Or, instead of this vegan version, make these with chicken, shrimp or pork. 

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Grilled Balsamic Portobello Mushroom Burger

Grilled Balsamic Portobello Mushroom Burger

This classic grilled portobello balsamic portobello mushroom burger packs a flavor punch from an overnight marinade! Pop on the grill for an easy vegetarian summer main. Top with all your favorite burger toppings - my personal favorites are guacamole, tomato and feta.

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Honey Mustard Grilled Chicken Kebabs with Peaches Recipe

Honey Mustard Grilled Chicken Kebabs with Peaches Recipe

If you’re wanting to add more flavor to boring old grilled chicken then look no further! This honey mustard chicken kebabs with peach recipe is the perfect addition to your summer BBQ layout. The faultless combination of sweetness from the peaches and savoriness from the chicken will have all your neighbors asking for seconds!

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Balsamic Roasted Peach and Fig Salad with Bacon and Blue Cheese Recipe

Balsamic Roasted Peach and Fig Salad with Bacon and Blue Cheese Recipe

This balsamic roasted peach and fig salad with bacon and blue cheese recipe was inspired by my trip to Lodi California with the Almond Board of California! Packed with summer produce and California blue cheese, it’s an ode to harvest season.

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How to Make Homemade Fermented Pickles + 3 Recipes

How to Make Homemade Fermented Pickles + 3 Recipes

Learn how to make homemade fermented pickles, a tasty source of probiotics and a great way to preserve summer's produce. This post has three recipes for fermented pickles including spicy dill pickles, pickled green tomatoes and jalapeno slaw. 

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Heirloom Chopped Caprese Salad

Heirloom Chopped Caprese Salad

Make the most of summer's best tomatoes with this heirloom chopped caprese salad. Feel free to use this recipe as a template. Add toasted bread cubes to make a panzanella salad. Add white beans or tofu cubes to increase the protein content. Serve over arugula or mixed greens or chopped cucumber to add more veggies. It's a perfect make ahead for picnics! 

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