Category: Summer Holidays

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 […]

Dips and Salsas, Game Day, Mexican Cuisine, New Year's Eve, Oven Dishes, Summer Holidays

Vegan Cream Cheese Tex-Mex Dip

Two things I love about this vegan cream cheese Tex-Mex dip: it’s delicious warm or cold, and it gets better every day after you make it. It also only has eight ingredients and is super simple to make. This recipe makes enough dip for a party, but there are only two people living in my […]

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 […]

Appetizers, Condiments, Gluten Free, Italian Cuisine, Snacks, Summer Holidays, Vegetables

Giardiniera Italian Pickled Vegetables

We’ve been buying giardiniera (jar-din-AIR-uh) Italian pickled vegetables for years. But, after making these, I will always make it at home. This recipe has a lot of variations to suit your taste or cravings. Vegetables that can be made into giardiniera include cauliflower, carrots, bell peppers (of all colors), onion and celery. Flavor adding garlic […]

summer fresh berry cake
Birthdays, Brunch, Desserts, Oven Dishes, Summer Holidays

Summer Fresh Berry Cake

Summer fresh berry cake is a delightfully vegan vanilla cake, with your choice of berries baked in. I’m always looking for delicious recipes to take to summer cookouts or even to the beach. This recipe is so easy and perfect for any summer event or get together. I love to serve this cake with a […]

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 […]