Memorial Day is here which also means, so is the unofficial start of summer, yay! We can just hear the beaches calling our names. Whether you are spending the holiday weekend on the deck with friends, picnicking, or poolside, we're sharing some easy recipes that you can whip up last minute! Click on the photos to get the recipes.
1. Brie + Grapes
Who doesn't love cheese and grapes?! Save the fancy charcuterie platter for another day and keep things easy by skewering the cheese and grapes together. This makes it an easy dish to prep and also replenish. We're sure you won't have to take any of these home.
2. Whipped Goat Cheese + Fruit Bruschetta
Give traditional bruschetta an update by using whipped goat cheese and topping it with fresh berries. You will hit all of the right sweet and savory notes with this one.
3. Steak, Onion, + Mushroom Kabobs
These kabobs look so pretty and they're also super easy to make! Feel free to freestyle them and add your other favorite veggies.
4. Tzatziki Chicken Salad
I love greek food but sometimes it can be a little time consuming to make. This chicken salad recipe will keep everything easy as you can make it in one bowl! This recipe is also great for larger groups, just make sure you have enough pita for seconds!
5. Patriotic Ice Cream Sandwiches
Who doesn't like a traditional ice cream sandwich? This is a great recipe for those last minute plans where you need something to bring. Get your favorite ice cream sandwiches and roll them in patriotic sprinkles!
6. Red, White, + Blue Cheesecake Parfait
Keep dessert light with these patriotic cheesecake parfaits. To make things easier, prep all the ingredients at home and let your guests build them on their own! These parfaits will be a refreshing and sweet touch on a hot day!
7. Sparkling Star Spangled Sangria
Keep your drinks light with this white sangria. Make it festive by adding red and blue fruits in the shapes of stars.
8. Lavender Lemonade
Not into adult beverages? Try this pretty lavender lemonade for a fun drink that will keep you cool and hydrated.
Let us know if you decide to try out these recipes! Tag us @shopmimimiller or #wearsimplylivesimply