31 Delicious Things You Should Eat In August

Hold on to that summer feeling.

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1. Grilled Peaches With Bourbon Brown Butter Sauce

Don't turn your grill off after dinner — it's also great for a quick dessert! Recipe here.


2. Asian Smoked Ribs

Shake up your usual barbecue routine with these sticky, sweet ribs. Recipe here.

3. Blackened Zucchini Tacos

These lightened-up tacos make for a truly satisfying meatless main that's perfect for summer. Recipe here.

4. Cucumber Noodle, Watermelon, and Feta Salad

An ~inSPIRALed~ take on a perfect summer classic. Recipe here.


5. Peanut Butter Pretzel Ice Cream Pie

There's always room for dessert. (Especially when dessert involves peanut butter.) Recipe here.

6. Blueberry Corn Muffins

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Seriously, you guys, I've already made these three times this summer. The corn and cornmeal add extra sweetness and texture, so basically this is a blueberry muffin but better. Recipe here.

7. Grilled Shrimp Tacos With Creamy Cilantro Sauce

Burgers are cool, but shrimp tacos also deserve a spot in your summer grill rotation. Recipe here.


8. Strawberry Ice Cream Cheesecake Bites

Everything's better in miniature. This easy five-ingredient dessert is sure to be a hit at your next barbecue. Recipe here.

9. Asian Cucumber Salad

So fresh and so clean (and so easy). Recipe here.

10. Cauliflower Rice-Stuffed Peppers

Grain-free and vegan? YEP. Recipe here.


11. Melon Lemonade Margarita Popsicles

Cool it. Recipe here.

12. Marinated Grilled Vegetables With Avocado Whipped Feta

Putting regular crudités to shame. Recipe here.

13. Peach, Tomato, and Ricotta Salad With Crouton Slivers

Your new favorite side dish. Believe me. Recipe here.


14. Frozémonade

If you guessed "frozen lemonade rosé wine slushie," YOU GUESSED RIGHT. Recipe here.

15. Pan-Seared Cod With Sauce Niçoise

A quick, healthy dinner option. Recipe here.

16. Beet Slaw

Interrupting your regularly scheduled coleslaw programming. Recipe here.


17. Blueberry Kale Smoothie

Hard to believe something so easy can be so healthy and delicious. Recipe here.

18. Toasted Pearl Couscous Salad With Tomatoes and Greens

Recipe here.

19. Ginger Beef Lettuce Cups

An easy low-carb dinner that doesn't require turning on your oven. Recipe here.


20. Summer Orzo Chicken Salad

Quick, easy, and good enough to share. Recipe here.

21. Blueberry Bread and Butter Pudding / Via

I really think you could pass this one off as breakfast. Recipe here.

22. Chicken Burgers With Spinach, Pesto, and Mozzarella

Recipe here.


23. Ginger Plum Granita

Icy and a little ~spicy~. Recipe here.

24. Summer Tomato Pie

Savory pies are seriously underrated. Recipe here.

25. Spring Onion and Zucchini Rigatoni

You can rigaton-me any day. Recipe here.


26. Tomato, Basil, and Artichoke Picnic Sandwich

Recipe here.

27. Chocolate Triple-Berry Slab Pie

No need to choose between fruit and chocolate. Recipe here.

28. Roasted Zucchini and Apricot Tabbouleh

A combination that deserves to become a classic. Recipe here.


29. Spiced Plum Cake With Toffee Glaze

Recipe here.

30. Mini Zucchini Pizzas

Very snackable. Recipe here.

31. Beet and Berry Yoats

Yoats = Yogurt + Oatmeal. Recipe here.

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