Classic Summer Sides 2.0 ~ your side dish game is about to get a big boost, these upgraded recipes are bright, bold, and just a whole lot better. You (and your sides) will be the belles of the bbq.
Broccoli Honeycrisp Slaw
Tender shredded broccoli stalks, impossibly crisp apples, sweet currants, and toasted almonds all combine with a creamy cider dressing to make one heck of a deliciously unexpected (and healthy!) summer salad.
Spicy Thai Spaghetti Salad
This yummy Spicy Thai Spaghetti Salad is an delicious twist on a potluck classic ~ quick to prepare using common ingredients, the Asian flavors in this colorful pasta salad really pop. This easy summer side salad recipe will be your go to for barbecues this season!
Mediterranean Bean Salad
My colorful and crunchy Mediterranean Bean Salad is the perfect side salad ~ it’ll take you through picnic and barbecue season with ease, and you’ll want to make up a big batch to keep in the fridge for quick and healthy lunches, too, it’s packed with protein!
Greek Lemon Potato Salad
This Greek Lemon Potato Salad bursts with sunny Mediterranean flavors. It’s a healthier alternative to classic potato salad ~ and no mayo means it’s perfect for outdoor noshing.
Sweet Vidalia Onion Slaw
The famously mellow onions are sliced paper thin and tossed with a cool buttermilk dressing — it’s a little bit of heaven on a paper plate and instantly upgrades hot dogs, brats, and burgers.
Whether you call it Texas caviar, black bean salsa, black-eyed pea salad, or Southwestern bean dip, this all-American cross between a salsa and a salad is just plain GOOD! It’s a multi-tasker that’s always welcome at barbecues and potlucks, and it has Cinco de Mayo, Memorial Day, and 4th of July written all over it.
Creamy Fruit Salad with Coconut Dressing
This is grandma’s potluck classic spiffed up and brought into the 21st century with a non-dairy vegan coconut lime dressing, and trust me, you won’t miss the marshmallows, the sweetened condensed milk, the instant pudding, or the Cool Whip one bit!
Questions and Reviews
Are you the one who likes Weck jars? If so, do you order the plastic lids or just the glass ones?
Yes! 🙂 The glass lids come with the jars, and I love to order the plastic lids as extras, they come in super handy.