10 Recipes to Celebrate Summer
Enjoy the tastes of summer with Taste USA! Why not try some of our favourite seasonal recipes on your adventures to the beach, barbecues with friends, laying by the pool. Soak in all that summer has to offer!
No matter your craving, we have sweet and savoury recipes that are simple to make and make use of everyday, seasonal ingredients.
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Watermelon is the ultimate summer treat, so why not enjoy it in more ways than simply sliced! Blend it for a sweet drink or freeze it to help keep you cool! We love it blended with California strawberries too – these flavours pair so well together.
Frozen watermelon cubes are also perfect to add to water and drinks to keep them cool – and add natural sweetness.
Elevate your ice cream pallet with this flavourful pear and thyme sorbet combo. It’s simple to come together and is just one more example of how versatile U.S pears are. They are as wonderful in recipes as they are out of hand.
Watermelon Carvings are a great activity to do with your kids and embrace the summer heat!
There are so many fun ways to enjoy U.S. Watermelons!
Get your BBQ going with grilled fruit! When you grill U.S. pears, their flavours are enhanced by the smoky flames, and you’ll find that the natural sugars are caramelized.
Vegan California Prune Power Balls
Looking to kick up your energy with a vegan friendly snack? Then these California Prune Power Balls are for you! Easy and delicious to pack on a hike with each ball being bite-sized and naturally sweet. They are also great for packed lunches!
Acai Bowl with California Prunes
Wake up to the beautiful sunrise with a delicious and luscious acai bowl filled with California Prunes. This treat will help you to feel fuller, longer.
Switch up Taco Night! This taco will become your go-to recipe for family get togethers and guests because it comes together so quickly and tastes delicious with watermelon!
Snack on with this easy-to-make California Prune Trail Mix. Made with wholesome ingredients, this trail mix is a healthy snack for all ages.
Watermelons can be used in more ways than one, so try out this recipe on how to use the watermelon rind. It’s such a great way to stretch your grocery budget AND waste less food!
Coleslaw is the perfect make-ahead salad to bring to summer get-togethers. We also love to keep a big batch in the fridge to enjoy over several days at home. Switch up your usual recipe, and try something different. You’ll love the taste of crispy cabbage paired with the mild licorice flavour of fennel. Crunchy U.S. peanuts add the final touch.
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