Tag Archives: summer

Spiced Kumquat Marmalade Easy Recipe

How to Make Spiced Kumquat Marmalade – Easy Recipe : An easy, sweet and delicious spiced kumquat marmalade recipe that’s perfect to use all those fresh tangy kumquats. This is made without using any preservative and you can use the same recipe with any other citrus fruit as a substitute (check notes).

Two Bite Potato Salad Cups

Light, vegan potato salad with a secret ingredient (grapes!) served in baby bok choy cups. Ingredients Potatoes Peppers Scallions Cornichons Grapes Cilantro Olive oil Rice vinegar Dijon Get the recipe

Strawberry Ice Cream Vegan

Fresh strawberry ice-cream during strawberry season is the best! This dairy free vegan recipe is not only delicious and soft, but easy to make! Amazing!

Tangiroska

Tangiroska is a Brazilian Cocktail. It is a refreshing variation of Caipirinha – Brazil’s National Cocktail. A perfect cooler to beat the scorching summer heat. I have used commonly available oranges in this recipe. The actual recipe calls for the use of Tangerine which is quite similar to oranges but smaller in size.

Fresh Squeezed Lemonade

This fresh squeezed lemonade recipe is approved by my husband, born and raised in Florida! Now that is saying something!

Jambu Cooler

Recipe- Makes 2 glasses Ingredients – 4 medium sized fresh jambu’s 1 tbsp sugar 1 tsp salt 1 cup fresh mint leaves 6-8 ice cubes 100 ml water 1 freshly squeezed lime juice 2 tbsp rose syrup

Limeade

A tart and sweet limeade made with only three ingredients, sugar, water, and lime. From the original site: 4 cups water ¾ cup sugar ½ cup fresh squeezed lime juice Get the Recipe: Limeade

Tuna Tomato Bean and Basil Salad

A classic, simple salad that shows off succulent summer tomatoes and herbaceous basil in cahoots with nutritious tuna and beans. Use a mixture of various colored heirloom tomatoes for the prettiest salad. From the original site: There are four good reasons to make this easy summer salad tonight: 1. It tastes FABULOUS! 2. It takes […]

Grilled Caesar Salad

Grilled Caesar Salad — smoky, crisp around the edges, perfect paired with wine. From the original site: Deep into summer grilling season now, I’m grilling everything that isn’t nailed down. Summer stone fruit? Check. Garlic bread? Check. Pizza? Check. Caesar Salad? Check. Wait, what? Grilled lettuce? Get the Recipe: Grilled Caesar Salad

Chocolate Blender Mousse

Creamy, dreamy 10-minute chocolate mousse is easy enough for a child to make, but sophisticated enough for adult appetites. The hardest part is waiting for it to set. Perfect no-bake summer dessert. Get the Recipe: Chocolate Blender Mousse

Grilled Peach, Onion and Bacon Salad with Buttermilk Dressing

This recipe is truly “Summer on a Plate” with the smokey flavors of grilled peaches and vidalias tossed with lettuce and buttermilk dressing. And if that weren’t delicious enough, a few sprinkled pieces of candied bacon to take it over the edge. From the original site: This is a juicy, salty, tangy, spicy (very very […]

Death By Chocolate Trifle

Every summer, my siblings and I would beg and plead and holler for our mother to make her fanciest dessert. Once I became an adult, I realized just how easy it was to construct her famous Death by Chocolate Trifle. From the original site: I hate cliches. Years of college writing classes beat them out […]

Apricot Peach Sorbet

Tart, sweet, refreshing, healthy and easy, this apricot peach sorbet is a wonderful end to a meal. Just right for summer!  Get the recipe!

Plum Frozen Yogurt

A refreshing and beautifully coloured low fat frozen treat. The addition of vanilla sugar and kirsch give it that special flavour. From the original site: It’s a result of the dieting diva suddenly kicking straight back into dieting mode after lying low for a month! That gave me reason enough to reach out for the […]

Toad Skin Melon and Stone Fruit Salad

A refreshing fruit salad with a lime jalapeño honey drizzle kick. From the original site: Hey! Look at that. I made you a salad. It’s a toad skin and stone salad to be prescise. Not a real toad, silly. The melon skin resembles toad skin. Not real stones, goofy. That’s what you call fruit with […]

Mango Frozen Yogurt

Mango Frozen Yogurt which tastes every bit like an ice-cream, rich, smooth & divine, but is sans the cream! From the original site: To keep in tune with the dieting divas low fat diet, this turned out to be a perfect fit … a Mango Frozen Yogurt which tasted every bit like an ice-cream, rich, […]

Fresh Corn Salad with Spicy Shrimp and Tomatoes

This stunning salad is so summer. Made with fresh tomatoes, corn and bell pepper, it almost made me forget that it’s 99 degrees outside today. I love the bright colors. My grandmother always said that you should try to always make sure your table is multi-colored – never put out a meal that is monochromatic! […]

Stone Fruit Tea Cake

A Stone Fruit Tea Cake must be one of the best ways to use stone fruit in a cake this summer. From the original site: A Stone Fruit Tea Cake must be one of the best ways to use stone fruit in a cake this summer. Light enough to be a snack to satiate that […]

Strawberry Fresh Mint & Lime Sorbet

What better way to welcome the dreaded HOT days of summer. This is a natural and sensational sorbet to beat the heat. It is fresh and exciting, and a wonderful way to use summers bounty. My mint patch is overflowing and I loved that I could add fresh mint to the strawberries. From the original […]

Cool-off Cocktail Idea Roundup

Here’s a photo roundup of some tasty looking cocktails to cool you off in the heat of the summer… Click through the links below for recipes and/or ingredients 1. The Thai Boxer, 2. lemongrass cooler, 3. Watermelon and Rose Sangria, 4. Chocolate orange martini’s, 5. Bourbon Mint Tea, 6. Kermit Cocktails Originally published at Dabbled.org: […]

Cooling off for the Summer

I hope everyone is gearing up for a lovely Weekend!  Here in Atlanta it’s going to be beautiful, but HOT… So, here are some ideas for cooling off! (Oh, quick message: Giving away 500 free business cards on Dabbled today – pop over here to enter!) Thirsty?  Make a Cucumber Gimlet at Crumpets and Cakes! […]

Summer Inspirations!

Summer’s here and it’s Hot! Here are a few dishes from around the web to get you thinking of something different for summer fun… Summer always inspires me to go mexican… and here’s a tasty looking appetizer! This Crab and Shrimp Campechana from Pink Parsley is right up MY alley! It’s basically a seafood salsa, […]

Cucumber & Tomato Summer Salad

Editor’s Note: Republished for our Summer recipe series! This salad is one of my favorites for the Summer, when the cucumbers and tomatoes are in abundance, but it’s great anytime you can get the ingredients and need a reminder of summer! This is a wonderful side salad, or modify it to be a great vegetarian […]