Summer Recipes to Impress Your Guests

Italian Herb Seasoning made in Vitamix small cup container

The summer season is the perfect time to put on a spread and invite family and friends round for an evening of good food and great company. Give these five summer inspired recipes a try as we cling on to the last of the summer season. From salad to sorbet, we’ve got a mouth-watering selection of healthy recipes to suit all al fresco appetites and occasions, from beginning to the very end!

Pair this spicy marinade or dipping sauce with grilled fish, chicken, red meat, sausage or veggies. This Chimichurri is the perfect addition to any BBQ setup or outdoor meal.

Bring a dose of freshness and vibrancy to the table with this Sweet and Sour Watermelon Salad. This bright, fresh side dish perfect for any summer picnic or BBQ.

Pesto pasta is always a win, especially when the recipe is vegan. This Mushroom Tofu Pasta Sauce is delicious both hot and cold, so would be perfect as a main or enjoyed as part of a summer picnic spread. The mushrooms add a bold depth, and the tofu adds a creamy thickness. What’s not to love?

End your meal with a mouthwatering trip to tropical lands with this Mango and Coconut Sorbet. The combination of dried and frozen mango alongside shredded coconut and lime juice create a deliciously sweet and zesty refresher — a sweet yet healthy final course.

Sip at this deliciously refreshing Orange Vodka Kombucha Cocktail for a unique drink alternative. The sweet and tangy orange melds perfectly with vodka and kombucha to make a delicious crowd-pleasing cocktail. Simply eliminate the vodka for an alcohol-free version, for the perfect picnic mocktail or family-friendly version.

With this selection of seasonal recipes, you’re sure to impress your guests, whatever food preferences and dinner plans are on your agenda. Your Vitamix blender has you covered throughout each and every season. Tuck in and enjoy!