Great Summer Outdoor Meals

By Cindy Adams

Heading into Summer means it is time for outdoor grilling. It is that time of the year to go outdoors and celebrate the 4th of July or any summer day with family and friends. Heartland Living is bringing you some of our favorite meals. Check out these recipes that are traditional burgers and chicken recipes, along with some healthy vegetables and refreshing tea. Happy Summer!

Raspberry Peach Iced Tea

Lightly fresh iced tea with raspberries and peaches, so refreshing!


2 tea bags
1 cup raspberries
2 peaches, sliced
3 tablespoons agave nectar
Fresh Mint leaves, for garnish


1. Steep tea bags in 4 cups boiling water according to package instructions; discard tea bags and let cool.

2. Combine peaches, raspberries and agave nectar in blender until smooth; strain through cheesecloth or fine sieve.

3. In a large pitcher, whisk together raspberry peach mixture and brewed tea. Place in refrigerator until chilled.

4. Serve over ice and garnish with raspberries, peach slices and mint leaves.