Our favorite summer salad, dessert and side recipes



Summers tend to fly by, so rather than spending all of your vacation or weekend time locked away in the kitchen, we think that you should be outside by the pool or hiking a mountain with your family. Here are some of our favorite (and easy!) recipes, courtesy of Parenting NH columnist and Around the Table blogger Susan Nye, that are sure to be keepers for your family. Many of them are also perfect for pool parties and summer gatherings, too!

Simple summer salads and easy main courses

Ceasar Salad with Grilled
Corn, Tomatoes and Avocado

Crunchy Salad with
Apples and Grapes

Grilled Citrus Chicken
and Zucchini

Not-Your-Ordinary Burger
with Chipolte Ketchup

Turkey Burgers with Brie and
Sun-dried Tomato Aioli

Grilled Sausages with
Zucchini and Couscous Salad


Party-worthy side dishes

Confetti Salad with 
Citrus Vinaigrette

Orzo and Grilled
Asparagus Salad

Vegetable Slaw

Grilled Potato Salad


Summer dessert recipes

Rhubarb Crumb Cake
with Crumbly Topping

Blueberry-Chocolate Chip
Frozen Yogurt

Flag Berry Trifle

Strawberry Shortcakes

Frosty Banana Yogurt

Blueberry Crisp

 

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