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4 Recipes for Your Summer Harvest

8/7/2011 6:05:00 PM

Tags: Grow Your Own, City Farming, Urban Garden, Balcony Garden, Mike Lieberman, , Mike Lieberman

 Lime Avocado Quinoa Salad 

It’s the middle of summer and you are likely enjoying the harvests. There is so much to do with all that fresh and flavorful produce, but what should you do?

Here are four recipes featuring summer time fruits and veggies that will help you to change up your meals. It’s always best if you can use as many homegrown ingredients as possible:

Baked Zucchini, Tomato and Goat Cheese 

This simple three ingredient dish is the perfect snack or fingerfood. You can prepare it in less than 12 minutes and it’s packed with flavor.

Lime, Peach, Avocado and Quinoa Salad 

Quinoa is all the rage these days and most people don’t know how to prepare it or what to do with it. You can pair it up with these summer time beauties for a dish that’s nutritious and refreshing.

Peach Salsa with Cucumber and Mint 

This is a summertime twist on old favorite. The mint, cucumber and peaches help to cool you down during the summer heat.

Cool and Spicy Cilantro Mint Chutney 

The name says it all….cool and spicy. What more could you want in a summer dish?

What are some of your favorite summer time recipes?

 



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