A collection of summer-inspired recipes with a hint of autumn eats to celebrate Labor day and say farewell to summer deliciously. Getting in those last bits of summertime bites while welcoming all of those warm autumn comfort foods.
Let’s hold on to summer just a little bit longer! I’m not ready to let you go but if I must, I’m doing it with delicious treats and eats! I’ve put together some of your (and my) favorite holiday dishes!
Cheesy Asparagus & Salami Puff Pastry Bundles
These Puff Pastry Bundles are filled with grilled asparagus, salami, smoked gouda, & garlic herb cheese spread and topped with Smoked Sea Salt Flakes. They are such an easy and elegant appetizer, brunch dish, or perfect for meal prep!
The Best Cold Veggie Pizza
Thin and chewy pizza dough topped with a creamy everything bagel cream cheese spread, minced fresh veggies, and shredded cheese. Skip the tubed stuff and make this from scratch for a pizza that’s perfect for any occasion!
Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches
It’s time for something new with these Edy’s/Dreyer’s Rocky Road Brownie ice cream Sandwiches!
Wood-Fired Blistered Shishito Peppers
Just a few ingredients, a cast iron pan, and a hot fire are all you need to make these Wood-Fired Blistered Shishito Peppers. One truly addictive dish that’s ready in minutes!
Candied Kielbasa Bites
These 3-ingredient Candied Kielbasa bites are one of the most requested cookout snacks! Super easy and delicious to make!
Chilled Cucumber Shrimp Cups
Crunchy cucumber cups are the base for chilled shrimp in a creamy lemon & fresh herb sauce! It’s the perfect summer and party appetizer!
Instant Pot Mexican Pulled Chicken
Seriously the most tender pulled chicken in a blend of spices that’s ready in under 30 minutes. It’s a Flavor Fiesta perfect for your favorite Mexican night meal. Plus it’s so easy for meal prep and freezer meals!
Baked Creamy Cheesy Corn Casserole
With fresh corn still in season, you need to make this Baked Creamy Cheesy Corn Casserole! It’s a huge family favorite! Add bacon or chicken to make it an entree!
Salsa Fresca (Pico de gallo)
This Farm-Fresh Salsa Fresca is the perfect mixture of chopped tomatoes, red onions, cilantro, garlic, avocado, jalapeno, and a kiss of lime!. Use it with chips, add it to burgers for a fiesta topping, spoon it over chicken or pork.
Stuffed Banana Peppers
Stuffed Banana peppers are a summer cookout must! Stuffed with 3 types of meats, an amazing spicy banana pepper sauce, and lots of melted cheese!
Strawberry Poppy Seed Vinaigrette
Lighten up your summer salads with this refreshing and delicious Strawberry Poppy Seed Vinaigrette! Find out the secret to making this creamy without any dairy!
Campfire Cheesy Hot Dog & Beans Pizza with Tots
All the amazing flavors of campfire beans and weenies but pizzafied! Homemade pizza dough topped with a cheddar-mozzarella blend of cheese, baked beans, sliced hot dogs, tater tots, and more cheese for one killer campfire cheesy pizza!
Cheesy Dill Pickle Bacon Cheese Ball
Chopped dill pickles mixed with crispy bacon, cheddar cheese, cream cheese, and seasonings make this dish the life of any party!
Fudgy Hot Chocolate Cookies with Marshmallow Filling
Everything you love about hot chocolate but as the best cookie, you’ll ever eat! Fudgy, decadent, and with a soft marshmallow filling!
Instant Pot Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup
With autumn right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about comfort food. This Instant Pot Creamy Chicken and Wild Blend Rice Soup recipe is done in minutes and will quickly become your FAVORITE soup! Ladle up a bowl of this luscious, rich, flavor-packed soup today! It’s the perfect comfort food!
Chipotle Maple BBQ Sauce
Lip smackin’, pork basting, burger topping sweet, and heat bbq sauce! Make a double batch. You can thank me later!
Homemade French Onion Dip
This Homemade French Onion Chip dip is THE BEST dip you’ll ever have! Make up a big batch of this, grab some chips/pretzels, and head on over to the party! You’ll be a huge hit!
Homemade Apple Chips
With the kiddos heading back to school, these Healthy, Easy & Delicious Homemade Apple Chips are the perfect snack and treat!
Rainbow Tomato and Corn Salad
Rainbow cherry tomatoes make up this light and healthy salad served with roasted corn, avocado, cucumbers, and light lime dressing!
The Best EVER Stuffed Cabbages!
My Mom’s Stuffed Cabbages are LEGENDARY! No summer cookout is complete without a tray of stuffed cabbages! Tender cabbage leaves stuffed with rice, seasoned ground meats, and a rich tomato sauce make this the perfect summer comfort food. Plus this freezes beautifully!
Black & Blue Berry Crisp
A combination of Black and Blueberries topped with a crispy cinnamon oat pecan streusel makes for one easy and delicious anytime dessert!
Dill Pickle Pepper Fat Bomb Bites
Cheesy Bacon & Dill Pickle Mini Pepper stuffed bites are truly scrumptious and irresistible. Keto and Gluten-Free fat bombs are perfect any time!
Honey Mustard Coleslaw
Just 5 ingredients are needed to make one of the best coleslaws you’ve ever had! Perfect as a side, snack, or on sandwiches!
Artichoke Caprese Bites
These light and refreshing Artichoke Caprese bites take your tastebuds to Italy with each delicious bite! A delicious blend of Italian marinated tomatoes, artichoke hearts, fresh mozzarella, & basil.
Grandma Style Pepperoni Pizza
Iconic Grandma-style cheesy pan pizza topped with Cup N’ Crisp Pepperoni. The PERFECT RONI CUP pizza at home!
Watermelon Berry Feta Salad
Watermelon, strawberries, and blueberries mixed into a refreshing & delicious salad topped with fresh mint, feta cheese, and a honey-lime glaze. Kick it up a notch with a balsamic drizzle too!
Mexican Street Corn Dip
This Elote (Mexican Street Corn) is truly the best dip ever. Grilled corn mixed with a luscious creamy spicy mixture, spices, fresh cilantro, and Cotija cheese!
Peanut Butter Mousse Tarts
Crispy Phyllo Dough tarts coated in a luscious chocolate ganache and filled with light & fluffy peanut butter whipped mousse
Slow Cooker Pulled Banan Pepper Beef
This Slow-Cooked Banana Peppers & Roast Beef creates a super tender & juicy pulled beef that’s just bursting with flavors and spices. Perfect for those low and slow days where you just want deliciousness without the fuss! Just set it and let the slow cooker do the work!
Buffalo Chicken Flatbread
Homemade flatbread pizza topped with THE BEST Buffalo Chicken mixture, a 3-cheese blend, Green Onions & Ranch Dipping Sauce