Summer is finally upon us, which means backyard barbecues, picnics and small friendly gatherings out on the deck. If you’re like most people, you’re probably looking for new flavors to accompany the new season. Check out some of our favorite summer dishes:

Grilled Steak Salad

Looking to dive into the whole grilling experience while still keeping an eye on your caloric intake? Try this flavorful salad recipe complete with sesame-rice vinegar dressing!

Roasted Summer Squash

The perfect side dish for your barbeque! Simply drizzle your summer bounty with olive oil and roast in the oven for twenty-five minutes.

Double Tomato Bruschetta

With just a few tomatoes, a baguette and a pinch of mozzarella, wow your guests with this simple yet elaborate-looking appetizer.

Summer Sunshine Smoothie

As an easy breakfast or refreshing post-workout snack, blend together some peaches, apricots and bananas with mint, yogurt and honey to create the perfect smoothie.

Arnold Palmer Bars                                           

Everyone’s favorite iced tea and lemonade combo marks the classic summer beverage. Take the deliciousness one step further by baking tea and lemon zest together!

Fresh Blueberry Cobbler

This nutritious and delicious summer dessert will melt right in your mouth. Serve with ice cream on top to maximize the warm weather experience!

Fig Caprese Salad

This scrumptious dish fuses figs, mozzarella, basil and sea salt for ultimate summertime freshness.

Mexican Bubble Pizza

All you need is some ground beef, taco seasoning, shredded cheese, buttermilk biscuits and a slow cooker to make the perfect dish to impress at every social gathering.

California Burger Wraps

Avocado, beef and feta cheese blend together perfectly in this Keto-friendly recipe.

Shrimp and Corn Stir-Fry

This delicious, simple and healthy dish is perfect for a quick summer meal. Try serving it over rice.