Delicious And Easy Summer Recipes That’ll Please Any Crowd


I love to be in the kitchen — and create really delicious and easy summer recipes but, if I’m being totally honest, it’s been a hot minute since I’ve really had the time or energy to whip up something good. (If you’ve got little toddlers running around you all the time like I do, then I’m sure you can relate.)

However, when I do have some time to myself, one thing I’ve always really enjoyed doing is getting completely lost in a recipe and making tasty meals for people I love (you know after I indulge in the first scoop myself). 

If you’re a foodie, also, and you aren’t afraid of rolling up your sleeves…

Here are some of my favorite delicious and easy summer recipes sure to please the crowd by showing some love to friends and family!

Muffin Cup Mac ‘n Cheese

How cute are these? A winner for adults and kids alike.
Recipe: Food and Wine


Nothing beats the taste of fresh guac in the summer. Am I right or…..?
Recipe: Down Shiftology

Fruit Tart

Refreshing, sweet, cool. Fruit in the summer is just divine.
Recipe: Delish

Elote Corn Salad

Sweet, salty, and creamy. What’s not to love?
Recipe: House of Yumm

Strawberry Bacon Salad

Trust me on this combo. The sweet and salty mix is what’s up.
Recipe: Sally’s Baking Addiction

Chickpea Salad

Textures on textures — and that hint of dill. YAS.
Recipe: Rachel Cooks

Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Cheesy, ooey, gooey, give me more. But there’s spinach, so like, it’s healthy! 😉
Recipe: All Recipes

Rotisserie Chicken Salad

Just don’t skimp on the really good sourdough bread to hold it all together. Promise?
Recipe: The Toasty Kitchen

Crockpot Creamy Tortellini Soup

Maybe save this one for a cooler night… and get ready to receive your comfort food fix. Did I mention there are only a handful of ingredients? Easy peasy.
Recipe: Fav Family Recipes

Cream Cheese-Filled Baby Peppers

Okay, okay, this is more of an app, but so tasty and always a hit. Whatever you do, don’t forget the everything seasoning sprinkle on top.
Recipe: Wholesome Yum

Fruit Platter

Keep it easy. Arrange the fruit in a fancy way, and you got yourself a party pleaser.
Recipe: Me! 😉

Delicious and easy and not too shabby to look at either. I hope you make some time for yourself to make one of these summer dishes.

What crowd-pleasers are you cooking up this summer? Do share! 


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