Summer Antipasto Platter

A straight down view of the Summer Antipasto Platter on a truck tailgate with the gravel parking lot below.

This super easy to assemble Summer Antipasto Platter has so much flavor, and is incredibly satisfying. It’s absolutely perfect for eating outdoors from your patio to picnic. There’s no cooking involved here, just a few minutes of chopping and assembling. It’s one of my favorite ways to entertain, or for an easy date night dinner. Choose to mix and match according to what’s in season and the ripest for the best flavor!

A large oval platter with Summer Antipasto on it. Prosciutto wrapped melon, Caprese salad, blackberries, 2 kinds of cheese, basil, and balsamic vinegar drizzled on top.

This ‘recipe’ was most definitely not planned, but instead evolved out of the yummiest things I found at farmer’s market. Even though we’re heading into the end of summer, there’s still plenty of warm days left to enjoy this. And it’s such a keeper I wanted to share it with you right away.

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Grilled Tortilla Pizza Margherita

A straight down view of Grilled Tortilla Pizza Margherita sliced with basil leaves around it.

This super easy Grilled Tortilla Pizza Margherita is extra perfect for pizza cravings when you don’t want to turn on the oven. They can be made year round on the grill or in the oven, and you can have all the goodness of pizza with just a few minutes of prep work. This recipe is super popular with kids and can be customized to include your favorite pizza ingredients. It’s also naturally lower in carbs since the crust is a tortilla, and you can lower it even more by using an almond flour tortilla.

Straight down view of Grilled Tortilla Pizza Margherita sliced up with basil leave around it.

Pizza… it’s a tradition around out house. Crispy, with just a slick of tomato sauce and melty cheese. Aww yes, this is what weekends are made of!

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Banh Mi Burger Bowls

Banh Mi Burger Bowls assembled in a black bowl on a white background with herbs around it and a blue linen napkin in the background.

All the classic sandwich flavors piled into these Banh Mi Burger Bowls are simply perfect for Banh Mi cravings year round! These are the perfect gluten free, dairy free, and paleo option to have all these awesome flavors made into an easy bowl meal. These burger bowls are also simply loaded with fresh veggies and herbs. And it’s all topped off with sriracha mayo, making them simply irresistible.

Banh Mi Burger Bowl in a black bowl on a white background with fresh herbs.

Have you ever had a burger bowl before? They were new to me not that long ago, but they’re now something I now make almost every single week of the year! They’re basically all the things you’d want on a burger piled into a bowl.

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Balsamic Grilled Chicken topped with Caprese Salad

Balsamic Grilled Chicken topped with Caprese Salad on a pottery plate with basil sprigs around it.

Summertime food at it’s best! This Balsamic Grilled Chicken topped with Caprese Salad is super easy to make and packed with flavor. It’s also a one and done dinner thanks to the added grilled zucchini. Everything is cooked on the grill, so there’s virtually no cleanup and only a few minutes of prep work. It’s popular with both kids and adults, and even better it’s an easy showstopper for entertaining as well.

Balsamic Grilled Chicken topped with Caprese Salad on a pottery plate with basil sprigs around it and a blue and white striped linen next to the plate.

Is there anything better than vine ripe tomatoes so full of flavor they’re bursting at the seams, (sometimes quite literally)! I never get enough of homegrown tomatoes. Their season is so short, and the flavor is incomparable.

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Strawberry Watermelon Smoothie

Two glasses of Strawberry Watermelon Smoothie on a white background with small cubes of watermelon on top and a strawberry on the side of the glass.

This Strawberry Watermelon Smoothie is my favorite summertime refreshing smoothie! This simple combination never gets old and it’s equally popular with kids or adults. The sweet berry flavor pairs perfectly with the juicy watermelon. It’s frosty cold and a touch of mint makes it even more refreshing as a variation. There’s no bananas involved in this smoothie, just 3 simple ingredients. It’s also gluten free, dairy free, vegan, and paleo as well.

Two tall glasses of Strawberry Watermelon Smoothie against a grey backdrop with watermelon slices around them and a strawberry on the sides of the glasses.

This smoothie is summer in a glass! It’s so refreshing whenever temperatures soar, and it’s perfect for summertime activities. I first started making this smoothie after we hiked Turtle Mountain in Crowsnest Pass, Canada.

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