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Recipes to Help Seize the Summer Season

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AWW! Even though summer isn’t official until June 21, Memorial Day weekend is the beginning of the summer season. The weekend that cookouts are plentiful, boat rides on the lake or river will occur and maybe a camping trip. Since you have to eat, why not make it a little fun? Here are some recipes to help you seize the summer!

 

Spinning Pinwheel Cookies

How-to-Make-Spinning-Pinwheel-CookiesI just thought these were adorable when I saw them. A truly unique idea that kids and adults will appreciate. Certainly a great treat to take to a cookout.

Recipe   *Photo and recipe by pbsfood.com

 

 

 

 

Grapefruit Popsicles with Edible Flowers

grapefruit-popsicles-1A lovely way to celebrate summer for a book club or party with friends. The grapefruit will add sweet and tart and is a very easy recipe to make.

Recipe  *Photo and recipe by pbsfood.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

Watermelon Feta Salad

watermelon-feta-salad640x360-288x162Nothing says summer quite like watermelon! While it’s good plain (or with a little salt, if you prefer) adding it to a salad will be an excellent way to take it to a cookout or other event.

Recipe  *Photo and recipe by pbsfood.com 

 

 

 

Grilled Salmon with Summer Fruit Salsa

1313026940.631432_large-288x162Salmon is a healthy way to get your protein and a great item to put on the grill. By adding a fruit salsa you’ll add flavor and fun (and some more vitamins!).

Recipe  *Photo and recipe by pbsfood.com 

 

 

 

Summer Shrimp Salad

shrimp_saladAnother recipe with watermelon, but this is with shrimp! With avacado and jalapeños this will be something like nothing your guests have ever tried before.

Recipe  *Photo and recipe by pbsfood.com