Favorite Summer Recipes

Favorite Summer Recipes from Shutterbean.com!

I’m trying to figure out a few new recipes to put into my Summer rotation in 2019.  Time to look into the archives and see what some of my Favorite Summer Recipes are to glean some inspiration.

I hope this helps you as much as it helps me!  Anything you’d like to see this Summer?

All the fresh fruit and ice cold beverages for me, please.


Mango Turmeric Smoothie is a great/healthy way to start the day. Coconut milk is the base, making it completely vegan! Find the recipe on Shutterbean.com

Mango Turmeric Smoothie

New recipe in the rotation! This one is a fast favorite.

Strawberry Chia Jam

You’ll want to find excuses to put this jam on everything!

Ricotta Pancakes with Roasted Strawberries

Looking for a way to get extra protein in the mornings? Add ricotta to your pancakes.

Yogurt Waffles

When Cooper’s at home during the Summer, we make more waffles.  This is one of our favorite recipes!

Baked Blueberry Crumb Doughnuts

Because we must take advantage of the blueberry season!

Avocado Superfood Smoothie

My child doesn’t eat avocado but he’ll have it in smoothies!! This one is his favorite.


Creamy Zucchini Carbonara made with fresh zucchini and crispy bacon! Find the recipe on Shutterbean.com

Zucchini Carbonara 


Grilled BBQ Chicken Pizza

I forgot how much I enjoyed this pizza!

Creamy Corn Basil Pasta

A great way to celebrate CORN.

Zucchini Parmesan Sliders

I could eat this entire recipe if given the chance.

Quick Tomato Basil Pasta

One of my go-to dishes during the summer because FRESH TOMATOES are amazing.

Salmon Potato Arugula Salad

Something light for the hot Summer nights!

Herbed Goat Cheese

Speaking of hot nights, sometimes all you need is fancy cheese and grilled bread.

Baked Corn & Tomato Risotto

Great if you don’t want to do much work but you also love corn and tomato together.

Greek Lamb Sliders

Share with friends & family!

Italian Pressed Sandwiches for your Summer picnics! Find the recipe on Shutterbean.com

Italian Pressed Sandwiches

Put this on your TO MAKE list ASAP. They’re soo good.


Mediterranean Pasta Salad is a weekly staple. Perfect for work lunches paired with extra greens. Find the recipe on Shutterbean.com

Meditteranean Pasta Salad

A hit at BBQs and something I make A LOT for meal prep in the Summer.

Green Beans with Lime & Ginger

A new twist on your favorite bean.

Refrigerator Dilly Beans

Having these in the fridge for quick snacks during the Summer is a great idea.

Coconut Quinoa Slaw

Not your average slaw. This one is delightful and hearty!

Nectarine Caprese Salad

For all your nectarine lovers!


If you're looking for a refreshing non-alcoholic drink, mix this Strawberry Shrub with sparkling water! Recipe on Shutterbean.com

Strawberry Shrub

One of my favorite non-alcoholic beverages during the Summer.

Celery Gimlet 

This one is a palette cleanser!

Boozy Cherry Slushies

Nothing better to sip while sitting on a porch with friends!

Moscow Mule Popsicles

Because boozy popsicles can make a party!


Simple Mixed Berry Crumble with whipped cream is a wonderful summer dessert. Find the recipe on Shutterbean.com!

Mixed Berry Crisp

You should always have a good berry crisp in your Summer lineup!

Cherry Pie Crumble Bars

One of my favorites!!!


Roasted Peaches in Amaretto

A beautiful dessert for guests!

Lemon Icebox Cupcakes

This dessert couldn’t be easier and it’s fun for kids to help with.

Apricot Almond Cake for summer parties! Find the recipe on Shutterbean.com

Apricot Almond Cake

I had a hard time not eating all of this! The apricots are so juicy!

Raspberry Cornmeal Cobbler

A true gem of a recipe.

Chocolate Cake with Whipped Cream & Strawberries

I would totally have this for my birthday cake.

Brown Sugar Meringues

Chewy, light, crunchy, creamy, delicious. YES PLEASE.

S’mores Cupcakes

A cupcake with toasted marshmallows? Sign me up!

Hope this inspires you to get in the kitchen this Summer.  Let me know if there’s anything you’d like to see here soon! I’m all ears.

  • Christi

    Sooooo many good ideas.

  • Suncatcher

    Damn girl! That’s a list of hits if ever I did see one! I’m saving & printing each and every one of them! What a feast we will have this summer. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! (and I mean it 🙂

  • Mira

    I make your Blueberry Pudding Cake every summer and people lose. their. damn. minds. It’s one of my absolute favorite summer recipes! <3


    Thanks for sharing these recipes!!. Looks delicious this summer!

  • Dawn

    Is there a recipe link for the mixed berry crisp…?

  • Water Damage Restoration

    The raspberry yogurt is making me hungry! LOL. I hope you had a wonderful holiday with family and friends. Today I brought my Strawberry Crepes with Peach Sauce, Tag Along Cheesecake and Sausage and Hash Brown Cheddar Casserole Enjoy your week

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