Summer is still in full swing, but we can’t help but notice September sneaking up on us. While the fall brings its own delightful foods (hellooo pumpkin spice!), once summer has slipped by, you just can’t enjoy a juicy watermelon in quite the same way. Take this as your summer foods PSA: Head to the market and get cooking these 15 quintessential summer foods before it’s too late!
Don’t miss out on homemade blueberry pie! A big juicy slice is simply a summer-must. You can even wash and freeze some berries now, if you want to prolong your blueberry pie calendar. That way, you can enjoy them for another month or two. Get the recipe.
Vegetarian SPINach, ricotta stuffed peppers
Use up those beautiful summer peppers in the best way we know how — stuffed peppers. Make this recipe tonight.
Caprese Summer Rolls
Perhaps you’re a fan of the classic Caprese salad — aren’t we all? Drizzle these roasted tomatoes Caprese summer rolls with balsamic glaze and get ready for your new no-bake summer meal. Make this meal tonight.
Easy Peaches and Cream protein Smoothie
This will be your go-to breakfast smoothie for the rest of summer. Mix it up tomorrow morning.
Zucchini Panini with corn and goat cheese
Besides being really fun to say, this toasty sandwich will have you loving every bite of summer. Get the recipe.
Grilled garlic butter shrimp
This recipe will have you thinking you’re off relaxing at the beach. Get the recipe.
Arugula, Mint and Apricot salad
Don’t let summer slip away without enjoy apricots. Try them in this delicious, savory salad.
Hydrating watermelon, coconut cooler
While the weather is warm, watermelon everything! Get the recipe.
Watermelon feta salad
Like we said… watermelon everything! Make it now.
Tomato, zucchini, goat cheese and thyme tart
All your summer favorite flavors packed into one tasty tart. Get the recipe.
cilantro lime grilled salmon
We hope you’ve made something on the grill other than burgers by now, but if you haven’t now is the time to squeeze in this delicious summery citrus salmon recipe. Get it now.
garlicky greek yogurt ALFREDo
Alfredo is just too darn heavy for summer, but this lightened Greek yogurt version brings it back to the table. Plus, you get to savor those perfectly ripe zucchinis served as fresh zoodles. Make now.
teriyaki burgers with grilled pineapple
Pick a pineapple and get out the grill! A new summer favorite is what’s for dinner. Get the recipe.
summer TOMATO, peach, and jalapeño gazpacho
This traditional Spanish dish gets an American summer produce update. Filling and refreshing, make this delightfully cold soup tonight.
Mediterranean Chickpea Salad
The chickpeas will keep you full for hours, and you’ll get to enjoy all kinds of other delicious summer veggies. Make this easy salad tonight.
ALSO TRY: Strawberry, rhubarb pie recipe.