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50+ Recipes for Summer {Grilling, Salads, Ice Cream, Drinks, & More!}

Welcome summer with a mouthwatering collection of recipes, from grilled grub to fruity salads to icy treats to frosty beverages…and so much more!

Summer Recipe Round-Up ~ welcome summertime with a mouthwatering collection of recipes, from grilled grub to fruity salads to icy treats to refreshing beverages...and more! | FiveHeartHome.com

Memorial Day weekend is the typical kick-off for dusting off those grills and initiating those summertime menus, so I thought it would be fun today to put together a round-up of recipes to keep you cooking (and drooling) all summer long! I hope you enjoy these warm weather favorites from the Five Heart Home archives, as well as some delicious contributions from the best in blogland!

Peanut Butter Cookie S’mores Pizza | Five Heart Home
Peanut Butter Cookie S'mores Pizza ~ melted chocolate and toasted marshmallows top a thick, chewy, homemade peanut butter crust in this fun and decadent dessert recipe that's perfect for summer parties or year-round special occasions! | FiveHeartHome.com

Minty Peach Tea Punch | Five Heart Home
Minty Peach Tea Punch ~ a festive sparkling beverage of mint-infused tea mixed with fresh peach nectar, simple syrup, ginger ale, and club soda, perfect for spring or summer showers, barbecues, and parties! | FiveHeartHome.com

Β Tortellini Pasta Salad with Tomatoes, Basil, & Fresh Corn | Five Heart Home
Tortellini Pasta Salad with Tomatoes, Basil, and Fresh Corn ~ a perfect summer side dish or light supper! | FiveHeartHome.com

Spicy Pineapple Chicken Kabobs | The Gunny Sack
Spicy Pineapple Chicken Kabobs

Greek Salad Skewers | Little Broken Blog
Greek Salad Skewers

Skillet S’mores Dip | Five Heart Home
S'mores Dip ~ melted chocolate and toasty marshmallows bake up in a skillet; scoop up with graham crackers for a perfect party dessert! | FiveHeartHome.com

Farmers’ Market Salad with Homemade Ranch Dressing | Yellow Bliss Road
Farmers' Market Salad with Homemade Ranch Dressing

Texas Pesto | Five Heart Home
Texas Pesto ~ traditional pesto gets a Texas twist in this flavorful recipe featuring toasted pecans and Cotija cheese, perfect for slathering on bruschetta, tossing with pasta, jazzing up veggies, and so much more! | FiveHeartHome.com

Frosted Lemonade {Chick-Fil-A Copycat} | Your Homebased Mom
Frosted Lemonade {Chick-Fil-A Copycat}

Ultimate Stuffed Cheeseburger Sliders | Five Heart Home
The ULTIMATE Cheeseburger Sliders ~ burger stuffed with pepper jack cheese and topped with mushrooms, avocado, and baby spinach on a Hawaiian roll | FiveHeartHome.com

Watermelon Salsa | Kleinworth & Co.
Watermelon Salsa

Homemade Blackberry Cobbler | Five Heart Home
Homemade Blackberry Cobbler ~ delicious served warm out of the oven with vanilla ice cream! | FiveHeartHome.com

Easy Oven-Baked Barbecue Chicken| Love Grows Wild
Easy Oven-Baked Barbecue Chicken

Greek Chicken Pasta Salad | Five Heart Home
Greek Chicken Pasta Salad ~ marinated chicken, juicy tomatoes, crunchy cucumbers, artichoke hearts, Kalamata olives, and feta cheese are tossed with corkscrew pasta and a tangy dressing in this colorful, flavorful recipe that's perfect for summer barbecues and get-togethers! | FiveHeartHome.com

S’mores Oreo Icebox Cake | Inside BruCrew Life
S'mores Oreo Icebox Cake

Slow Cooker Beef Barbacoa | Five Heart Home
Slow Cooker Beef Barbacoa ~ flavored with smoked chipotles in adobo, fresh garlic, cilantro, and Mexican spices, this tender, juicy meat is an ideal filling for tacos, burritos, and quesadillas, or a tasty topping for rice bowls and salads | FiveHeartHome.com

Quick & Easy Tomato Basil Couscous | Maison de Pax
Quick & Easy Tomato Basil Couscous

Baked Parmesan Zucchini Rounds | Five Heart Home
Baked Parmesan Zucchini Rounds ~ you're just 2 ingredients away from a quick and easy, delicious summer side dish! | FiveHeartHome.com

Β Banana Berry Split | Lemon Tree Dwelling
Banana Berry Split

German Potato Salad | Five Heart Home
German Potato Salad ~ a perfect side dish for a summertime dinner from the grill, picnic, or holiday potluck | FiveHeartHome.com

Grilled Balsamic Peaches | A Family Feast
Grilled Balsamic Peaches

Minty Peach Lemonade | Five Heart Home
Minty Peach Lemonade ~ homemade lemonade meets mint simple syrup and peach puree in this refreshing summertime drink | FiveHeartHome.com

Balsamic Grilled Flank Steak | Taste and Tell
Balsamic Grilled Flank Steak

Fajita Chicken Kebabs | Well Plated by Erin
Fajita Chicken Kebabs

Authentic German Potato Salad | Five Heart Home
Simple German Potato Salad {SchwΓ€bischer Kartoffelsalat} ~ hailing from the Swabian region of Germany, this delicious recipe features sliced potatoes, minced onions, hot broth, oil, vinegar, and fresh parsley! | FiveHeartHome.com

Frozen Grasshopper Squares | Lil’ Luna
Frozen Grasshopper Squares

Bacon-Wrapped, Cheese-Stuffed Hot Dogs | Five Heart Home
Bacon-Wrapped Cheese-Stuffed Hot Dogs ~ perfect for summer grilling or July 4th | FiveHeartHome.com

Overnight Strawberry Cheesecake French Toast Bake | Life Made Sweeter
Overnight Strawberry Cream Cheese French Toast Bake

Key Lime Pie with a Pretzel Crust & Coconut Whipped Cream | Five Heart Home
Key Lime Pie with a Pretzel Crust and Coconut Whipped Cream | {Five Heart Home}

Blackened Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Crema & Mango Salsa | Club Narwhal
Blackened Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Crema & Mango Salsa

Tomato Cucumber Salad with Olives & Feta | Five Heart Home
Tomato Cucumber Salad with Olives and Feta | {Five Heart Home}

No-Bake Strawberry Cream Pie | The Recipe Critic
No-Bake Strawberry Cream Pie

Grilled Tex-Mex Quinoa-Stuffed Peppers | Julie’s Eats & Treats
Grilled Tex-Mex Quinoa-Stuffed Peppers

Cherry Vanilla Wine Slushies | Five Heart Home
Cherry Vanilla Wine Slushies ~ fruity Moscato slushies are a refreshing way to cool off when the weather heats up, and this scrumptious version boasts juicy dark cherries and a hint of pure vanilla! | FiveHeartHome.com

Chocolate-Covered Strawberry S’mores | Like Mother Like Daughter
Chocolate-Covered Strawberry S'mores

The Easiest, Tastiest, BEST Way to Cook Fresh Corn on the Cob {Oven Roasting} | Five Heart Home
The Easiest, Tastiest, BEST Way to Cook Fresh Corn on the Cob: Oven Roasting! Simply wash & cook...once done, husks and silk peel away with no mess! | FiveHeartHome.com

Honey Mustard Chicken & Bacon Skewers | Diary of a Recipe Collector
Honey Mustard Chicken & Bacon Skewers

Fruity Granitas | Real Food by Dad
Fruity Granitas

Double Chocolate Coconut Ice Cream {Dairy-Free} | Five Heart Home
Double Chocolate Coconut Ice Cream ~ a delicious treat that can be made dairy-free | FiveHeartHome.com

Red, White, & Blueberry Chicken Salad | I Should Be Mopping the Floor
Red, White, & Blueberry Grilled Chicken Salad

Strawberry Lemonade Mojitos {or} Faux-jitos | Five Heart Home
Strawberry Lemonade Mojitos {or} Faux-jitos ~ with fresh strawberries, lemon juice, and mint simple syrup; replace the rum with seltzer for non-alcoholic spritzer | FiveHeartHome.com

Blueberry Coconut Bars | Tastes of Lizzy T
Blueberry Coconut Bars

Slow Cooker Charro Beans | Five Heart Home
Slow Cooker Charro Beans ~ these "cowboy beans" are loaded with bacon, garlic, tomatoes, herbs, and spices, making them an excellent side dish to any Mexican entree! | FiveHeartHome.com

Cherry Sangria | Wine and Glue
Cherry Sangria

Homemade Lemon Ice | Little Miss Celebration
Homemade Lemon Ice

White Chocolate Cheesecake Fruit Dip | Five Heart Home
White Chocolate Cheesecake Fruit Dip ~ quick to make and quicker to disappear, this will become your new favorite fruit dip! | FiveHeartHome.com

Tropical Fruit Smoothie Bowls | Pint Sized Baker
Tropical Fruit Smoothie Bowls

Grilled Caprese Chicken | Delightful E Made
Grilled Caprese Chicken

Carrot Apple Slaw | Five Heart Home
Carrot Apple Slaw ~ with crunchy carrots, sweet and tart apples, dried cranberries, salty feta cheese, and a creamy dressing, this salad is a refreshingly sweet and savory side dish for summer! | FiveHeartHome.com

Pineapple Cream Cheese Sweet Rolls | Baking A Moment
Pineapple Cream Cheese Sweet Rolls

Marinated Grilled Flank Steak | Five Heart Home
Grilled Flank Steak ~ juicy and flavorful thanks to a zippy marinade and a stint on the grill | Five Heart Home.com

Rainbow Veggie Skewers | Gimme Some Oven
Rainbow Veggie Skewers

Coconut Cashews | Dessert Now Dinner Later
Coconut Cashews

Balsamic Roasted Tomatoes | Five Heart Home
Balsamic Roasted Tomatoes ~ garden-fresh tomatoes are drizzled with garlic, balsamic vinegar, and seasonings then roasted until caramelized | FiveHeartHome.com

Choco-Taco | Love Bakes Good Cakes
Choco-Taco

Blueberry Buttermilk Sherbet | Five Heart Home
Blueberry Buttermilk Sherbet ~ four simple ingredients combine in this sweet and creamy frozen treat | FiveHeartHome.com

Couscous Salad with Peaches & Arugula | Cooking with Curls
Couscous Salad with Peaches & Arugula

Red, White, & Blue Watermelon Salad | Five Heart Home
Red, White and Blue Watermelon Salad with Watermelon Vinaigrette ~ a fruity summertime salad to celebrate the Fourth of July | FiveHeartHome.com

Β Quesadilla Burger | Will Cook for Smiles
Quesadilla Burger

Dye-Free Fruit Juice Snow Cones | Five Heart Home
Dye-Free Fruit Juice Snow Cones ~ all natural, no food coloring | {Five Heart Home}

Red, White, & Blueberry Healthy Fruit Popsicles | Yummy Healthy Easy
Red, White, & Blueberry Healthy Fruit Popsicles

Tangy Cucumber Salad with Dill | Five Heart Home
Tangy Cucumber Salad with Fresh Dill ~ thinly-sliced cucumbers in a simple, sweet-and-sour dressing make for a refreshing summer side | FiveHeartHome.com

Mini Portobello Margherita Pizza | Joyful Healthy Eats
Mini Portobello Margherita Pizza

Southern Baked Beans | Five Heart Home
Easy Southern Baked Beans ~ this sweet and savory side dish is topped with bacon, and it's quick to whip up using canned white beans | FiveHeartHome.com

Blueberry Lemonade | Carmel Moments
Blueberry Lemonade

Strawberry Banana Popsicles | Five Heart Home
Strawberry Banana Popsicles ~ creamy, natural ice pops made with pureed fruit and a touch of vanilla yogurt | FiveHeartHome.com

Baked Key Lime Donuts | The Emotional Baker
Baked Key Lime Donuts

Tomato Cucumber Pasta Salad with Avocado | Five Heart Home
Tomato Cucumber Pasta Salad with Avocado, Kalamata Olives, Feta, and Fresh Dill | FiveHeartHome.com

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  1. Great round up Samantha! Thanks for sharing my blueberry lemonade. Enjoy your day!

    • Samantha at Five Heart Home Samantha at Five Heart Home says:

      Thanks, Melanie! Your blueberry lemonade looks so refreshing. I appreciate you allowing me to include it! πŸ™‚

  2. What a fabulous roundup! My mouth is totally watering over all these summery treats!

    • Samantha at Five Heart Home Samantha at Five Heart Home says:

      Thanks so much, Allie! I honestly can’t decide what I’d like to try first… πŸ˜‰ I appreciate you letting me include your yummy pineapple rolls in the round-up!

  3. Ahhh…summer! It makes me so happy! We had a wonderful time eating this weekend. Thanks for sharing my kabobs.

    • Samantha at Five Heart Home Samantha at Five Heart Home says:

      Ha, Tonia…eating is the best part of any long holiday weekend, right?! πŸ˜‰ Your kabobs look amazing…I can’t wait to try them!

  4. This is such an incredible round-up, Samantha! Everything looks absolutely mouthwatering! I wish I could have each and every one of these! Thank you so much for including me. I can’t wait to try a bunch of these! Pinning!

    • Samantha at Five Heart Home Samantha at Five Heart Home says:

      Thanks so much, Kelly! I really appreciate the pin…almost as much as I appreciate your tasty contribution to this round-up! Hope you have a fabulous rest of the week… πŸ™‚

  5. This is such a gorgeous collection! Thanks so much for including my baked key lime donuts! It made a very sweet surprise πŸ˜‰

    • Samantha at Five Heart Home Samantha at Five Heart Home says:

      You’re very welcome, Megan! I love key lime pie, but I’ve never had that twist on donuts. Can’t wait to try your recipe! πŸ™‚

  6. Aren’t you a sweetheart – thank you for including my salsa! I’m so hungry looking at all this goodness – WOW these all look great.

  7. all of these recipe make me so happy in these summer days. I will try making them. Thank you for your amazing recipes. They are so incredible.

    • Samantha at Five Heart Home Samantha at Five Heart Home says:

      I really appreciate your kind words, Calie! I hope you enjoy these recipes if you have a chance to try any of them! πŸ™‚

  8. Amazing stuff here and thanks for including my granitas!

    • Samantha at Five Heart Home Samantha at Five Heart Home says:

      You’re welcome, Matt! Your granitas look amazing…can’t wait to try them!

  9. Nancy Sharpe says:

    Where can I find the recipe for Frozen Grasshopper Squares ? When I click on it the recipe for Grilled Balsamic Peaches comes up.

    • Samantha at Five Heart Home Samantha at Five Heart Home says:

      So sorry about that, Nancy! I’ve fixed the link and it should take you to the correct recipe now. I appreciate you letting me know so that I could fix it…hope you enjoy the Frozen Grasshopper Squares!

  10. The double chocolate coconut ice-cream was profecto thank u for sharing your recipe.

  11. Goodness Gracious! You really outdid yourself with this gorgeous roundup. Such amazing photos and the food…well, let’s just say I want it ALL! ;-} Sure wish we were neighbors. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Weekend Potluck.

    • Samantha at Five Heart Home Samantha at Five Heart Home says:

      Thanks so much, Marsha! You’re too sweet, as always. πŸ™‚ Hope your June is off to a great start!

  12. Happy Friday Sam! I come bearing good news. I chose this beautiful collection of YUM as my personal fav at this week’s Weekend Potluck party. Thanks for your faithfulness to share your deliciousness with us. Hope you have a wonderful weekend.http://thebetterbaker.blogspot.com/2015/06/skinny-raspberry-banana-shake-weekend.html

    • Samantha at Five Heart Home Samantha at Five Heart Home says:

      Well, aren’t you the sweetest, Marsha?! Thanks so much for sharing my round-up on Weekend Potluck. I only apologize that it’s taken me a week to reply to your comment (I’m waaaay behind)! But I do plan on seeing you again at WP in a few short hours… πŸ˜‰ Have a great weekend!

  13. Melissa says:

    summer is the season of salad, ice cream and smoothies, I just can not have enough of these things throughout the season, thanks so much for compiling so many yum recipes together.

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