10 Mouthwatering Recipes for Sweet Summer Meals
Breakfast in five minutes! Salads that taste like dessert! Before your next barbecue, get our picks for seasonal deliciousness.
Blueberry Brain Boost Smoothie
Besides combining to make a deliciously sweet and filling smoothie, recent studies show that blueberries and walnuts provide a wealth of antioxidants, phytochemicals, and essential fatty acids, which have been shown to improve cognitive and memory function.
Recipe: Blueberry Brain Boost Smoothie
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Burmese Melon Salad with Sesame-Ginger Vinaigrette
Salad of Spicy Greens, Cherries, Prosciutto, and Goat Cheese
A salad of arugula, watercress, and mizuna is a spicy foil for fresh cherries, which tame the bracing flavors. Thin slices of prosciutto and handfuls of crumbled goat cheese add a silky, rich taste.
Recipe: Salad of Spicy Greens, Cherries, Prosciutto, and Goat Cheese
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Watermelon and Tomato Salad with Feta
Easy to make and loaded with flavor, this spin on a Greek salad (watermelon with feta!) is a great side dish at any barbecue.
Recipe: Watermelon and Tomato Salad with Feta
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Grilled Cornmeal Flatbreads with Peaches, Serrano Ham, and Spicy Greens
Hints of Spain—Serrano ham, almonds, sheep's-milk cheese—play up the full, rich flavor of peaches on a grilled cornmeal flatbread.
Recipe: Grilled Cornmeal Flatbreads with Peaches, Serrano Ham, and Spicy Greens
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Shrimp with Meyer Lemons, Capers and Fried Sage Leaves
Rustic Fruit Tart
U-pick it—the filling, that is. This rustic fruit tart contains four cups of ripe summer berries and loads of sliced apples.
Recipe: Rustic Fruit Tart
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Blueberries and peaches get messy together in this summer cobbler.
Recipe: Blueberry-Peach Cobbler
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Fox Sweet Tea
This iced tea gets an herbaceous kick from kaffir lime leaves, mint, lemongrass, and lots of citrus.
Recipe: Fox Sweet Tea
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Glasses of tamarind-ginger cooler, a sweet-sour drink from India, are rimmed with turbinado sugar.
Recipe: Tamarind-Ginger Cooler
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