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Spinach Blueberry Salad Test

"Blueberries are a fun surprise in this salad. I received the recipe from a co-worker's wife, and it's become one of my favourites." —Heidi Gilleland, Lees Summit, Missouri

Cucumbers with Dill

Sprinkling cucumber slices with salt and letting them stand in a colander draws out excess water so they stay crisp...


So-Sweet Squash Pickles

"These crisp crunchy slices, seasoned with celery seed and mustard seed, have a sweet-sour taste that everyone is sure to...


Sweet & Sour Squash Salad

"This salad goes over really well with all ages, and it's a good way to get kids to eat summer...


Zucchini Walnut Cake

"What gardener doesn't have extra zucchini? When it's abundant, I shred and freeze plenty so I have it on hand...

Zucchini Brownies

"A fast-to-fix peanut butter and chocolate frosting tops these moist brownies that are a sweet way to use up your...


Zucchini Pineapple Jam

"Need a way to use up zucchini? Try this wonderfully flavoured jam. The pineapple adds so much sweetness." —Kathy Weese,...

Zucchini Muffins

"These yummy zucchini, currant and walnut muffins are an excellent and tasty way to use up surplus zucchini from your...


Cranberry Zucchini Wedges

"I try to slip zucchini into as many dishes as possible. These cake wedges have wonderful flavour and a tender...


Chocolate Zucchini Cookies

"This recipe started out as a plain zucchini cookie. But over the years, I added nuts and chocolate chips. These...


Lemony Zucchini Bread

"Flecks of zucchini give a third dimension to the popular lemon and poppy seed combination in this moist quick bread....

Grandma’s Potato Salad

"Our Fourth of July feast wouldn't be complete without this chilled old-fashioned potato salad. It's my grandma's treasured recipe." —Sue...


Mint Watermelon Salad

"I invented this refreshing fruit salad one sultry afternoon while my friends were gathered around my pool. It was quick...



Fudge Pops

"This chocolate frozen dessert is the perfect summer treat! Invite your kids into the kitchen to help you stir the...


Grilled Cranberry Pear Crumble

"My husband loves it when I make dessert. Fruit crisps are easy and quick to prepare, so I make them...

Frosty Pumpkin Pie

"This frozen treat is so delightful no one would guess it's made with reduced-fat ingredients. We actually prefer a slice...


Banana-Pineapple Cream Pies

"My mother gave me this simple and delicious recipe years ago. The recipe makes two pies, so it's perfect for...


Blueberry Pie with Graham Cracker Crust

"We live in blueberry country, and this pie is a perfect way to showcase these luscious berries. A neighbour first...


Blueberry Lime Slush

"My husband's family makes a cranberry beverage for the holidays. I changed it up and serve it this way in...


Strawberry Watermelon Lemonade

"The nutrition department at my local hospital inspired me to create this refreshing summer sipper. I tweaked their recipe slightly...


Sweet Raspberry Tea

"You only need a handful of ingredients to stir together this refreshing spring sipper. Its brilliant colour and smile-fetching flavour...


Frozen Brandy Old-Fashioneds

"Both sides of my family are Midwestern, so our strong brandy tradition is evident in the slush we make for...


Iced Melon Moroccan Mint Tea

"I grow mint on my balcony, and this refreshing beverage is a wonderful way to use it. It combines two...

Cherry Limeade

"My guests enjoy this refreshing cherry-topped drink. It's just right on a hot southern summer evening. And it's pretty, too."...


Cucumber Gin Smash

It doesn't get much more refreshing than this gin cocktail. If you like your drinks on the sweet side, top...


Watermelon Margaritas

"Summer’s best flavours get frosty in the cocktail we serve at all our backyard shindigs. We mix sun-ripened watermelon and...


Strawberry Melon Fizz

"Experimenting in the kitchen is fun for me. That's how I came up with this recipe—I adapted it from recipes...


Coconut Cold-Brew Latte

"Cold-brew lattes are all the rage at coffee shops, but they're so easy to make at home. This coconut cold-brew...


Creamy Watermelon Smoothie

"I love this refreshing watermelon smoothie recipe and the bright, summery flavour. The key is to freeze the watermelon cubes...