15 Easy Summer Dinner Ideas
Summer dinner ideas always seem to stump me. It’s hot outside and it’s easier to just order takeout or delivery.
I’ve been having a hard time meal planning and meal prepping lately. It’s difficult to work 8+ hours a day, come home, cook dinner, raise a three-nager, run a blog, and grow another human being. I need help just like any other working mom. I can’t do it on my own.
Enter husband… and Pinterest. You can follow me here.
These recipes are super easy and are perfect for the summer months. I’ve compiled 15 recipes that are delicious and total wins in my home.
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I love a good salsa! Kevin hit the nail on the head with this superb chicken dinner recipe. He suggests pairing it with asparagus. I’m on board!
Pinwheels make life easy because you can put whatever you want in them! These veggie ones are delicious and my vegetarian husband loves them!
This lettuce wrap is light but super filling. You can’t go wrong. Plus, you can add the filling onto rice for leftovers.
I’m allergic to fresh pineapple… Something about the level of acid in the fruit. But if you cook the pineapple, I have no problems. This meals is a huge win for me.
I never think of flatbread when I think summer recipes, but this definitely makes sense.
Burritos are always a go-to for quick dinners. I usually make all the stuff for inside then let everyone serve and wrap their own. This means less stress for me! Woot woot!
This recipe is great for summer time. It’s light and filling. Yum!
One pan meal for the win! This meal screams, “Summer is Here!”
I love salmon in the oven, but I’d be willing to try this grilled salmon!
Pizza for everyone! If I could have pizza everyday, I would. There are so many ways you can make a pizza great. This one is just as good.
Burrito bowls are always a quick and easy dinner. The steak and black beans are full of protein and it’s a perfectly balanced meal.
This is one of the most refreshing salads I’ve ever had.
Creamy and delicious! Need I say more?
There are so many ideas for salads and fruits that are out there. This one is great to bring to a BBQ or make as your dinner. Plus, leftovers!
More Kabobs! Yum. Throw some mozzarella cheese on this one and you’ve got a definite winner.
I couldn’t end this post without some awesome roundup EXTRAS!
What are your favorite summer recipes?
Alesia is a working mom who fights her way through life, depression, and just plain stupidity. She strives to show others that it is possible to be a bad-ass while you feel like you’re losing your mind. A Bottle of Sanity is a space in which working moms may find easy recipes, parenting tips, and sanity.