GET READY TO CELEBRATE SUMMER IN THE COMFORT OF YOUR HOME!
Entertaining is as essential to summer as popsicles, trips to the beach, and firefly-filled nights. In a busy world, it’s important to take time to slow down and reconnect, and there’s no better place than your own backyard.
Outdoor gatherings take planning, but the payoff is priceless: happy memories. Splash into summer with recipes perfect for a patio or pool party. When the sun’s out, try some of these easy summer recipes. Don’t worry — everything is simple to make, so you’ll have plenty of time to relax!
Refreshing Tropical Fruit Salad
Want a family-friendly side dish? This colorful medley is kid-pleasing and a great way to encourage healthy eating.
2 large bananas, sliced
2 medium pears, cubed
1/3 cup fresh orange juice
1/3 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
3 cups cubed fresh pineapple
1-1/2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
1 cup seedless red grapes, halved
4 medium kiwifruit, peeled and sliced
2 medium mangoes, peeled and cubed
2 star fruit, sliced
In a large bowl, combine the bananas, pears and juices. Add the pineapple, strawberries, grapes, kiwi and mangoes; stir gently to combine. Arrange star fruit over top.