It’s nearly Labor Day weekend, and my ideas are: oh noooooo(!!), how did we get right here already! Heat nights grilling out on our again deck… sunny farmers market strolls… out there recent produce… I’m not fairly prepared for this season to finish however I’ll strive my greatest to embrace fall because it comes. Till then, right here’s a wrap-up of ALL of my favourite recipes that I made this summer season. I’m hoping they supply somewhat inspiration in your weekend festivities!
You possibly can click on instantly on the photographs to go to every recipe.
Spicy Watermelon Margaritas!
These are straightforward to make and naturally sweetened by the watermelon, which makes them borderline wholesome :). The jalapeño offers them a enjoyable, spicy kick.
Chipotle Cauliflower Nachos with Pineapple Salsa
I feel this was the most important fan favourite recipe of the summer season – I’ve been tagged on SO many images of those cauliflower nachos since I posted them. The “cheese” sauce, with cauliflower blended in, is totally vegan. Loaded with black beans, tomatoes, and pineapple salsa, these nachos are a meal by themselves.
Mini Stuffed Peppers with Pineapple Salsa
When you have further pineapple salsa from the nachos above, use it to make these cute little stuffed peppers! They’re full of herb-y cilantro lime rice and served with adobo-spiced pinto beans. Simply add margaritas (additionally above).
BBQ Jackfruit Sandwiches
These are an incredible celebration possibility as a result of you may prep all the things upfront. Jackfruit is simmered in a simple home made chipotle BBQ sauce, then the saucy sandwiches are piled excessive with a tangy slaw. Cross the napkins.
Spicy Mango Black Bean Avocado Tacos
I’d make these not just for Labor Day, however for just about any day. These recent tacos are so quick and straightforward to place collectively. I like how the mango provides a pop of sweetness.
On the facet:
Sunny Creamy Tahini Pasta Salad
Each cookout wants a pasta salad, and I like this one as a result of it’s loaded with recent greens. The sauce is tangy, made with tahini sauce as a substitute of a typical mayo base.
Spicy Ginger Miso Slaw with Peaches
Make this one earlier than peach season is over!
Roasted Cherry Tomato Herbed Couscous Salad
One other fan favourite! I’ve seen so many insta-tomato salads since I posted this one. This recipe has nice texture – half of the tomatoes are gradual roasted till shriveled and jammy and half are left recent and juicy. They’re mixed with cucumbers, couscous, crispy chickpeas, and a bunch of recent herbs. Make this one whereas tomatoes are nonetheless at their peak!
Spicy Tomato Watermelon Salad
My private favourite. I like the stability of candy/savory/spicy flavors. You possibly can’t fairly see the dressing, however it’s a light-weight tamari-lime dressing that goes completely with the candy watermelon, spicy peppers, and creamy avocado.
Grilled Potato Salad with Grilled Scallion French dressing
Not your extraordinary potato salad – this grilled scallion French dressing is SO flavorful over the grilled potatoes. If you happen to’re grilling this weekend, give this one a go!
One thing Candy:
Strawberry Coconut Cream Tart
I like this easy dessert from the Candy Laurel Cookbook. It’s made with a simple gluten-free almond flour crust, a lemon coconut cream filling, and it’s topped with recent berries. Delish.
Tender Baked Vegan Sugar Cookies with Cashew Icing
These lemony cookies are calmly candy and have an exquisite nutty taste from the almond flour. They’re enjoyable to make and enjoyable to brighten with the cashew icing and these cute, naturally coloured Supernatural sprinkles 🙂
Comfortable lengthy weekend!