Food for Summer!

For some of you it’s DOG HOT out there and the thought of firing up that oven is out of the question.  Summer is such a great time to experiment with salads and get creative in the kitchen.

Summer Salads

Two Peas and Their Pod is a wonderful Foodie site. She and her husband have beautiful photos of amazing looking food. Salads, main dishes, desserts…….you name it, they’ve got something for everyone.  They have had lots and lots of press and features……all well deserved…..I love that.

Strawberry Salad

This strawberry salad looks perfect for a lite summer meal.  You’ve got to think of ways to eat up those strawberries while in season.

Strawberry salad recipe for summer

Berry Salad

Maybe you want to go crazy and add mixed berries?

Summer berry salad recipe

Did I mention that I met her at the GNO in Utah?  Yep, another one of those amazing creative women.

Watermelon Salad

Watermelon salad for summer Watermelon salad?  Hmmm, I’ve never thought about adding those ingredients…..I’m usually just happy to have cubed watermelon.  This looks interesting.

Caprese Salad

Yum, and who doesn’t like tomatoes with basil and fresh mozzarella?  I think that’s what that is……maybe they’ve created something different?tomato and basel caprese salad for summerAfter you have all that salad, you may as well eat some dessert!  And desserts are SO easy to find on her site.  She’s got a very extensive recipe index.  Very easy to cream for summer I’ve had these before…….My son would LOVE these below.  cinnamon chips and fruit for summer

So yummy…… many recipes to thumb through…..You’ll be in the kitchen for months…….but it’s a good thing.  Go surprise her about being featured on TCB!  I’ll let you tell her.




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Since 2007, Kim has been sharing tips and tutorials on how to live a creative life. Owner/Founder of Today's Creative Blog and where inspiration happens everyday! From the Pacific Northwest, Kim is a busy mom who adores her teen son, her middle aged husband and is constantly wiping the muddy paws of her adorable Labradoodle Maybelline. In her spare time, she teaches fitness classes and loves to decorate with thrift store bargains. You can also find Kim once a month on Portland's AMNW Morning show as their "creative expert". Life is more fun when it's creative!





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