Thursday, June 16, 2011
We love the arrival of summer because it means many of our favorite fruits and veggies are coming into season! We've been waiting all year for those delicious heirloom tomatoes, sweet corn and squash plus blueberries, strawberries and peaches.
While we love a good backyard BBQ as much as the next person, we thought it would be great to feature light & fresh recipes using healthier ingredients. Feel free to have them any day of the week, or alongside a great burger or hot dog.
To help you find the best homemade crepe dishes, we fired up the FoodPair search engine and found a handful of great recipes from across the Web.
White Peach Summer Bellini
Make this drink with fresh peaches or canned nectar.
Ingredients: lemon juice, peach, Prosecco, simple syrup
Summer's Best Blueberry Sauce
Make this seasonal blueberry sauce for topping breakfasts or desserts.
Ingredients: lemon juice, sugar, blueberry, jelly, water, cornstarch
Vietnamese Summer Rolls with Cashew Butter Dipping Sauce
These are fun to make and great for a healthy summer snack.
Ingredients: mango, shrimp, mint, carrot, sugar, red bell pepper, lemongrass, bibb lettuce, black pepper, vermicelli, fish sauce, spring roll wrappers
Summer Squash Salad
Try this fresh salad featuring squash and zucchini.
Ingredients: olive oil, mint, zucchini, lemon juice, pine nut, black pepper, sea salt, yellow summer squash, Grana Padano
Simple Summer Spaghetti
This light pasta dish features seasonal tomatoes and fresh herbs.
Ingredients: basil, garlic, olive oil, cherry tomato, marjoram, red wine vinegar, black olive, black pepper, sea salt, spaghetti
Now it's time to cook and eat!
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Posted by FoodPair at 11:20 AM