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5 Top Summer Recipes

Have you noticed that great big yellow ball thing in the somewhat blue sky?! Yep, that’s right the sun has officially arrive. Now, we’re not sure how long it’s going to last but what’s a British summer without a little rain too.

Now that the sun is out, the days are longer and somewhat warmer, our appetites will definitely change. We don’t want big heavy stews and hearty pies at this time of year, it’s time to brighten and lighten up our plates and we found some great recipes that we thought you’d love this summer!

We all love a bit of quiche in the summer, but sometimes we don’t want heavy pastry weighing us down, especially if we have little one’s to look after. This recipe from Mummy in a Tutu is not only cheesy and delicious but also great if you’re following the Slimming World diet plan.

If you’re cracking out that barbecue then nothing says summer like some shrimps on the barbie! This recipe from With Peanut Butter on Top sounds amazing! This is an easy, light and healthy dinner option that is cooked in one pan and can be on your table in 15 minutes.

You’re going to need something to wash everything down with AND to keep the kids cool and what better way than with a homemade jug of Watermelon Breeze. This delicious, non-alcoholic recipe from Flavorite should be served with each and every meal as it really does have one of the true flavours of each and every summer plus it is packed full of goodness!

You’re going to want to keep the barbecue out for this recipe because who wouldn’t want a pile of sticky barbecue chicken kebabs this summer! This recipe from Carls Bad Cravings just looks all kinds of amazing and is definitely one we’re pulling out to impress with at the family get togethers. Looks super easy and one the whole family is sure to enjoy!

Sometimes you just don’t want anything hot, especially at the end of a long day, when you’re tired, a bit grubby and want to just sit down with a glass of Watermelon Breeze. So, why not use up that leftover pasta or pop some on at lunchtime so that in the evening it takes you 5 minutes and no oven to pop together this beauty. Classic Tuna Pasta Salad from Tastes Better from Scratch is a great one the kids are sure to love even if it’s got lots of their 5-a-day in!

Tell us…. what’s on your menu this summer?