If summer were a drink, we’re pretty sure it would be lemonade. And just like summer livin’, this refreshing classic is easy. Keep it simple with our recipe for basic homemade lemonade. Or mix it up with five fun recipe variations, including
herb-infused lemonade, fruity lemonade, sparkling lemonade, limeade and the Arnold Palmer. We hand-picked each of these recipes for fresh-squeezed lemonade because they’re big on flavor and low on fuss. Here are 3 quick tips to keep in mind
when making lemonade: Bring the kiddos in on the fun. Even if they’re not yet budding lemonade stand entrepreneurs. It’s a fun, easy and affordable way to get them in the kitchen. Go for wallet-friendly bags of lemons or buy in bulk.
Uncut lemons will keep in the refrigerator for one to two months. And since the
You know summer’s in full swing when the delicious, smoky flavors of backyard grills perfume the air. And while you’ve no doubt eaten your way through the BBQ classics―dogs, burgers, steaks and veggies―grilled fruit is a
sweet addition to your savory staples. Peaches and pineapples are two fruits up for the challenge. They both fare well on a hot grill (under a watchful eye, of course) and caramelize beautifully. Once grilled you can top them with ice cream for
an à la mode treat or cut up to use in a parfait. It’s a dessert your whole family will love and adds a special something to weeknight dinners or summer parties alike! Grilled Peaches à la Mode Here’s what you’ll need: Peaches
Olive oil Vanilla ice cream (or your favorite flavor of ice cream) Honey Instructions: Step 1: Slice peac
This frozen treat is B-A-N-A-N-A-S! Bananas dipped in chocolate? Yes please! These sweet pops are crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside and really fun to make. They’re also a great recipe to whip up when you want to sneak some more fruit
into your kids’ (or your own) diets. What’s great about this recipe is how how customizable it is. Don’t like milk chocolate? Coat the bananas in dark chocolate or white chocolate. Kids not thrilled about coconut flakes? Crumble
up some chocolate chip cookies! And speaking of kids, they’ll get a kick out of dipping the bananas in the melted chocolate and sprinkling on their favorite toppings. Just be sure to have them roll up their sleeves, we can’t promise
it’ll be neat! What you’ll need: Bananas Melted chocolate Popsicle sticks Assorted toppings
During the dog days of summer, turning on the oven to bake a cake is the last thing anyone wants to do. (We’re hot just thinking about it!) Thankfully, this no bake cake recipe is cool, light and won’t leave you overheated by the stove. It’s the perfect texture and flavor combination of fluffy whipped topping, tart blueberry and crunchy cookie.
Summer fruits like berries and stone fruit are delicious all on their own, but as they start to become overripe, it’s the perfect time to transform them into something even more delectable—a cobbler or crisp dessert. Instead of tossing them, all you have to do is cook them down, pile on a yummy topping and you’ll have an easy, homemade treat to serve your family.