I’ve been on a girl’s trip with my Mom and my Mei-Mei, and it has been just what I needed! Spending a week at the beach has been so refreshing and energizing! I’ve definitely been feeling all the summer vibes with my toes in the sand. So much so that I thought I would round up my 4 Must-Have Summer Recipes that are perfect for a backyard barbecue, a pool party or for sipping drinks on the patio.

 

  1. Pink Poolside Punch

This Pink Poolside Patio Punch is perfect for sipping on a hot summer day. This is one of my four must-have summer recipes! Check out the other three in the full blog post.

This punch is so refreshing and yummy, not to mention that it’s so easy to make you’ll be throwing this into your poolside rotation! It’s sweet, but really refreshing and it’s definitely a crowd pleaser.

2. Easy Cucumber-Tomato Salad

This Cucumber Tomato Salad is perfect for the lazy girl who doesn't like to spend a lot of time in the kitchen. This salad takes about 10 minutes, and is perfect for a pool party, bbq, or side dish for a light lunch. This is one of my 4 must have recipes for summer. Check out the other 3 in the full blog post.

This cold salad is perfect for the girl who’s either running late, or who doesn’t like to spend a lot of time in the kitchen. (Or maybe if you’re like me, you’re both of those things!) This salad is the perfect side dish for your summertime cookout.

3. Quick & Easy Sangria

One of my favorite things from my travels in Spain was Sangria with every meal. So, I came up with my own Quick and Easy Sangria recipe that's sure to be a crowdpleaser! Click through to get the full recipe.

After traveling to Spain for study-abroad, I knew I had to come up with my own version of the sangria I had been drinking for every meal in Barcelona. This 3 ingredient sangria can be thrown together in less than 10 minutes, and is so yummy and refreshing!

4. Boozy Popsicles

Boozy Popsicles are the perfect summer treat! Perfect for cooling down after day spent at the poo. This is one of my four must-have summer recipes. Check out the other three in my full blog post.

And last, but definitely not least, these Boozy Popsicles are the perfect dessert/cocktail combo! These are the perfect treat for cooling down on a hot summer day!

 

I don’t like to spend a lot of time in the kitchen, and these recipes are delish and easy to make! These summer recipes are sure to make your summer menu a whole lot cooler, so you can spend more time having fun in the sun!

 

 

What’s your favorite summer recipes?

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