Easy Summer Recipes – #CookBlogShare Week 27-28

In my latest post I have rounded up easy summer recipes to sink your teeth into this summer. I love summer food and drink and with so many delicious seasonal ingredients on offer there are plenty of recipes to try.

Dips and Snacks

Roasted garlic white bean dip by Lost in Food

Roasted garlic white bean dip by Lost in Food

Roasted garlic white bean dip is made with canned white beans and flavoured with garlic, lemon zest and juice, olive oil and creme fraiche.

Easy Homemade Vegan Hummus

Hummus is so quick to make at home and will become something you make time and time again. Enjoy my recipe for Easy Homemade Vegan Hummus.

Light Main Meals for Summer

Sweet Chilli Pasta Salad by Farmersgirl Kitchen

Sweet Chilli Pasta Salad is a really tasty and filling salad. It’s a combination of cooked pasta pieces and chopped fresh salad vegetables.  The salad is dressed with a creamy sweet chilli dressing to make a quick and easy salad, you’ll want to make again and again.
Greek Baked Feta Recipe by Gluten Free Alchemist

Greek Baked Feta Recipe by Gluten Free Alchemist

A deliciously authentic recipe for Greek Baked Feta with Tomato and Roasted Red Pepper. Perfect as a main, side dish or starter. Naturally gluten free.  
Thai Basil Tofu Stir fry Recipe by Go Healthy Ever After

Thai Basil Tofu Stir fry Recipe by Go Healthy Ever After

This Thai basil tofu stir fry is an easy and delicious dinner you can make on busy weeknights. Eat it with plain boiled rice or transform it into basil tofu fried rice, noodles or lettuce wraps.

Healthy Boiled Egg Salad

This easy to make and super healthy boiled egg salad mixed together hard boiled eggs, new potatoes and green beans to make this delicious boiled egg salad. Perfect for a main meal or for lunch boxes!

Get Ahead Summer Recipes

Slow Cooker Turkey Chilli by Curlys Cooking

A delicious, lighter version of an American Classic. My Skinny Slow Cooker Turkey Chilli is not only tasty and healthy, it is really easy too! Grab a bowl and load with your favourite toppings.

Easy Chicken Salad Bowl

This chicken salad bowl is a perfect mid-week meal, a great mixed summer platter for barbeques, and great for a lunchbox of leftovers. This warm chicken salad is freshly made and is super healthy too. The chicken is cooked in fresh herbs and served in a salad bowl with avocado, mozzarella, crisp red onion, juicy tomatoes plus the delicious staples of salad lettuce and cucumber. It is topped with an easy to make a dressing of balsamic vinegar and olive oil.

Sweet Treat Summer Recipes

Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream: Made With Fresh Mint | Tin and Thyme

Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream: Made With Fresh Mint | Tin and Thyme

A refreshing no-churn mint chocolate chip ice cream recipe made with fresh mint. Only four ingredients and no eggs needed. It’s irresistible.
Layered Blackcurrant Panna Cotta by Gluten Free Alchemist

Layered Blackcurrant Panna Cotta by Gluten Free Alchemist

A sumptuous Layered Blackcurrant Panna Cotta with White Chocolate. Sweet vanilla set against tangy berries… rich, creamy and silky smooth. This no bake dessert is naturally gluten free and dinner party ready.

Pimms Traybake

This Pimm's traybake brings together the best of the iconic summer drink and a lovely vanilla traybake. With a drizzle of Pimm's on the cake the traybake stays moist and fruity. I topped the traybake with a cream cheese buttercream and of course decorated it with the iconic Pimms decorations of strawberries, orange, cucumber and mint. A perfect summer traybake cake.


CookBlogShare is a community for food bloggers to share recipes and foodie posts and generally support the food blogging community. The community is centred around the #CookBlogShare linky.

It is a wonderful way for a wide range of food writers, recipe creators and bloggers to come together and share each other’s recipes.

The linky is now run by Sisley from Sew White & Chloe from Feast Glorious Feast. New members are always welcome to join so make sure you invite your other food blogger friends!

The last linky was hosted by Janice at Farmersgirl Kitchen who put together a collection of Easy Asian Recipes.

Each week the host chooses a selection of recipes which have been submitted during the previous week to showcase.



Scroll down to the linky widget and add your links. Make sure to read the rules so we can all share the love!

I’ll be commenting and sharing as many of the links as possible. They’ll also be pinned to the #CookBlogShare group Pinterest board.

Use the same hashtag #CookBlogShare on Instagram and social media and you can post your recipes in the CookBlogShare Facebook Page.


Scroll down to see what recipes have been linked up so far this week. Have a read and let us know what you think. Feel free to help share the love by sharing the recipes far and wide! You can also follow the #CookBlogShare hashtags on Twitter and Instagram to discover new and wonderful recipes.


You can link up any recipe or foodie posts you have. Both old and new posts are welcome as long as they have not been linked to #CookBlogShare before. There is no set theme but it is always sensible to think about upcoming seasons and holidays.

It is usually beneficial to link up towards the beginning of the week for maximum benefit to you.

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