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10 Summer Recipes From Taste of Home Canada

The newest addition to the Reader’s Digest family is Taste of Home Canada, which indulges in food and our country!. It’s a collection of recipes submitted by Canadians like you. Here are 10 tasty recipes infuse your summer cooking!

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Taste of Home Canada: Lobster Rolls

This Taste of Home Canada lobster recipe is the perfect meal for a group of family and friends. If you’ve served lobster and there are any leftovers, the best thing to do is make a lobster roll. Robert Gauvreau of Saint-Basile-le-Grand, Québe submitted this recipe. He adds a little fresh lime juice and Tabasco sauce to give it a kick.

Get the recipe to make a lobster roll here. 



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Taste of Home Canada: Lentil Cashew Burgers

If you’ve got a vegetarian coming for dinner, don’t fret about what you’ll throw on the grill for them. This Taste of Home Canada lentil cashew burger is tasty and can be topped with all of the goodies you’ve got for beef burgers. 


Get the recipe for lentil cashew burgers here.

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Taste of Home Canada: Great Canadian Bagel Burger

Does it get more Canadian than this Taste of Home Canada recipe? Made with ingredients from different parts of Canada, Miranda Keyes of Toronto, Ontario submitted this recipe and it was so good, it came in third place in the the Burger-Off Canada contest!


Get the recipe for the great canadian bagel burger here.

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Taste of Home Canada: Frozen Hot-Pink Strawberry Daiquiris

Taste of Home Canada reminds you nothing says summer like sitting outside on a balcony, sipping your favourite drink. If you prefer your own backyard to a restaurant, but don’t want to skimp on the drinks, strawberry daiquiris are your answer. Providing the perfect combination of sweet and tart, these drinks will cool you down in no time.  


Get the recipe for frozen hot-pink strawberry daiquiris here.

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Taste of Home Canada: Magic Margarita

They are named magic for a reason! Taste of Home Canada Margaritas are a great drink for a warm evening by the barbecue. Dave Brown of Montréal, Québec submitted this recipe which only calls for four ingredients and a blender, so you can have a pitcher of these ready to go for any summer evening.


Get the recipe for magic margaritas here.

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Taste of Home Canada: Watermelon and Goat Cheese Rounds

This appetizer looks beautiful and tastes even better. The strong, unique taste of goat cheese paired with the refreshing and sweet watermelon makes for a great bite-sized snack for your guests. Thank you to Richard-Max Tremblay of Montréal, Québec for sharing this recipe with Taste Of Home Canada.


Get the recipe for watermelon and goat cheese rounds here

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Taste of Home Canada: Kale Salad

This Taste of Home Canada submission is a reminder that kale is not only trendy right now, but it’s full of the good stuff, too. Kale is an excellent source of vitamins C and A as well as being high in folate, calcium, iron, and potassium and it’s a great centrepiece to your delicious summer meal. Make it ahead of time and put it in a container to take with you on your next picnic or beach adventure.


Get the recipe for kale salad here.

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Taste of Home Canada: Barbecued Pork Chops with Rosemary Lemon Marinade

If you’re looking for something hearty that just screams “barbecue” then pork chops are a great go-to meal. This Taste of Home Canada recipe, submitted by Peggy Gwillim of Strasbourg, Saskachewan, has a delicious rosemary lemon marinade to give the pork a fresh, summery taste. 


Get the recipe for barbecued pork chops with rosemary lemon marinade here.

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Taste of Home Canada: Blackberry & Strawberry Lemon Cakes

When it comes to summer-time desserts, fresh berries can be all you need. If you want to take it a step further, try these tart, Taste of Home Canada lemony cakes. They look so nice on the table and taste even better, be sure to save one for yourself before they’re gone!


Get the recipe for blackberry and strawberry lemon cakes here.

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Taste of Home Canada: No-Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Drops

If you’ve got to make something for dessert but the idea of turning on the oven seems outrageous, these little bites are the perfect solution. Leanne Perry of Burnaby, British Columbia submitted this recipe to Taste of Home Canada which requires no baking at all. Simply make them, let them cool and they are ready to serve. Easy and tasty – who could ask for more!


Get the recipe for no-bake peanut butter chocolate drops here.

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Want More Taste of Home Canada?

If you’d like to see more recipes, visit the Taste of Home Canada website or look out for the magazine on newsstands!