It’s officially summer! We’ve talked about the types of summer parties you should throw, but now we’re ready to talk about the summer recipes you should serve at them. Food brings people together, so throwing parties that have an abundance of delectable treats you can share with your loved ones is the best way to spend the summer.
The Joybird team is made up of a bunch of foodies, so we wanted to provide you with some of our favorite summer recipes. They are all crowd pleasers, so be prepared to pass the recipes along! Check them out below!
Nopales, or grilled cactus leaves, are a delicacy in many Latin American cultures. Their taste can be described as a mixture of a green bean and a lemon, so, naturally, they are mouth-wateringly delicious.
Recipe Credit: Four to Cook For
Black Bean and Corn Salad
This black bean and corn salad is a great side dish option for something quick, easy, and super yummy. It can even be served cold or hot!
Recipe Credit: Dinner at the Zoo
Personal Mason Jar Cheesecakes
For something sweet, we recommend these personal cheesecakes. They are no-bake, so you can make them ahead of time.
Recipe Credit: What’s Gaby Cooking
Lavender lemonade is a sweet and floral drink that is a twist on an old classic. As soon as you take a sip, you’ll wonder why you don’t drink it all year long.
Recipe Credit: How Sweet Eats
If you’re looking for an adult beverage, a Moscow Mule is the way to go. They are bright, refreshing, and the perfect way to cool down in the heat.
Recipe Credit: Gimme Some Oven
Which of these summer recipes was your favorite? Be sure to let us know which ones you try by tagging us in your foodie pics on Instagram!