Tag: summer holiday menu

summer harvest veggie pitas
Game Day, Lunch & Dinner, Sandwiches, Summer Holidays, Vegetables

Summer Harvest Veggie Pitas

With summer coming to a close in most parts of the US, I was suddenly hungry for these summer harvest veggie pitas. They are an old favorite of mine from when I used to grow vegetables. At the end of every summer, gardeners have so many tomatoes, zucchini, squash and other vegetables. It’s so nice […]

sweet spicy pineapple coleslaw
Fruit, Game Day, Lunch & Dinner, Salads, Sides, Southern US Cuisine, Summer Holidays, Vegetables

Sweet Spicy Pineapple Coleslaw (No Mayo)

Oh my, this sweet, spicy pineapple coleslaw is so good! The sweetness of the pineapple with the heat of the jalapeƱos, the crunchiness of the cabbage, and the zestiness of the dressing with lemon, lime and agave – absolutely delicious! And this is another tasty, refreshing cold salad you can eat in the heat of […]

Birthdays, Brunch, Desserts, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Fruit, One Pot Dishes, Summer Holidays, Sweet Sauces

Fresh Blueberry Syrup

Perfect for summer, this fresh blueberry syrup is a delectable topping for pancakes and waffles, vegan ice cream (nice cream), fresh or baked fruit, and even vegan cheesecake or other desserts. You can also substitute other fresh fruit for the blueberries, such as peaches or strawberries. I especially like this yummy sauce on desserts that […]

Game Day, Gluten Free Option, Italian Cuisine, Lunch & Dinner, One Pot Dishes, Pasta & Noodles, Salads, Summer Holidays, Vegetables

Fresh Crunchy Pasta Salad

For a quick and satisfying meal, try this crunchy fresh pasta salad. The pasta is filling and celery, bell pepper, and onions add a ton of crunch. Mustard, vinegar, lemon juice and dill add delicious, tangy flavor. Try a different type of pasta! Beet, spinach, and chickpea pasta are great alternatives. Many of the healthier […]

red white blue fruit salad
Breakfast, Desserts, Fruit, Gluten Free, Oil Free Recipes, Salads, Summer Holidays

Red, White & Blue Fruit Salad

While summer is coming to a close, and many fruit seasons wind down, it’s nice to have a good juicy fruit salad. This salad has a wide range of flavor: watermelon and dragon fruit juiciness combined with blueberries and strawberries. The citrus-y dressing adds the sweetness of agave, with the delicious tartness of limes and […]

vegan sloppy joes
Father's Day, Game Day, Lunch & Dinner, One Pot Dishes, Sandwiches, Stove Top Dishes, Summer Holidays

Vegan Sloppy Joes

In my family, we love these vegan sloppy joes! Add this childhood dream meal to your casual dinner rotation and keep the recipe handy for summer holidays, too! There are only a few core ingredients in this recipe – olive oil, onion, vegan beef crumbles, lentils – the rest are spices and herbs, plus broth […]