What to Cook in June

June is here and it means we are welcoming summer soon with open arms! Bring on the perfect weather and all that amazing farm-fresh produce. Here is a list of what’s in season, plus what to cook in June!

What to Cook in June

Must Make Recipes this June

Now that June is here, we are ready to really think about everything summer! Bring on the CSAs and farmer’s markets, grills and outdoor dining and all that amazing summer food.

Here is our list of some recipes we are super excited to make and eat in June!

Seasonal Market Finds

June produce is still feeling really green, with the spring produce coming in strong. But as the month goes on, more and more summer produce will start to find its way into our cooking.

  • Strawberries
  • Rhubarb
  • Cherries
  • Lettuce
  • Asparagus
  • Snap Peas
  • Greens (spinach, kale, collards)
  • Herbs (basil, chives, cilantro, parsley)
  • New Potatoes
  • Cucumbers
  • Fava Beans
A slice of a gluten-free spring quiche.

Gluten-free Spring Quiche: Hello perfect late Spring brunch! This quiche is filled with seasonal green veggies and is the perfect dish to serve at a celebration. And bonus: it’s freezer-friendly so it works great for a make-ahead breakfast, too.

Lemon blueberry muffins.

Paleo Blueberry Muffins: These muffins just feel right for a warm late spring, early summer morning. They come together easily, are gluten-free, made with almond flour, and the perfect healthy muffin recipe for any brunch or as a snack!

Pina Colada Smoothie with a pineapple garnish.

Piña Colada Smoothie: The perfect creamy and flavorful on-the-go breakfast to add to your morning routine! It uses frozen pineapple, coconut milk blended together to get a classic pina colada flavor! It’s is dairy-free, packed with healthy fats and so delicious.

Strawberry and Cream Overnight Oats

Strawberry and Cream Overnight Oats (Gluten-Free & Vegan): Bursting with strawberry flavor and super creamy without actually having any cream. They are rich in fiber with an added dose of healthy fats and antioxidants thanks to the chia seed to help fuel you for the morning. 

Green goddess dressing in a bowl surrounded by crudite.

Healthy Green Goddess Dressing: This dressing is so good, you are going to want to eat it with everything this summer. Vibrant, bright and so delicious, this Green Goddess dressing is made vegan and healthy by replacing some of the standard ingredients with heart-healthy avocados.

Pineapple chicken in a skillet.

Hawaiian Chicken: The perfect simple-to-make-dish that is sweet, tangy and so delicious. This recipe uses common pantry ingredients and it just so happens to be gluten-free, dairy-free and Paleo!

A moroccan inspired chicken burger on a bun with special sauce.

Moroccan Chicken Burgers: Get out and grill these amazing chicken burgers for a super special dinner. You’ll love them paired with the special Moroccan sauce that take these from ordinary to extraordinary.

Easiest Macaroni Salad Ever

Classic Macaroni Salad: This might be a recipe for a Classic Macaroni Salad, but that doesn’t mean it has to be boring! This dish is a staple at picnics and potlucks and for good reason–it’s delicious! Serve it for a crowd, or pair it with protein for a cool, summer dinner.

Salmon burgers on a plate

My Favorite Salmon Burgers: These Salmon Burgers are light, fresh, and packed with flavor. They’re made with fresh salmon and are tender in the middle, crisp on the outside, and delicious served over a salad, or on a bun with your favorite toppings!

A bowl of mixed Chicken Caesar Quinoa Salad

Chicken Caesar Quinoa Salad: This Chicken Caesar Quinoa Salad is light yet refreshing, and is full of flavor and packed with protein. It makes for a perfect lunch or BBQ side dish!

Marinated Flank Steak

Garlic and Lime Marinated Flank Steak: This super easy garlic and lime marinated grilled flank steak recipe infuses tons of flavor and results in a super tender piece of meat! Cooked perfectly on the grill every single time!

bowl of bean salad

Greek Three Bean Salad: This Greek Three Bean Salad is the perfect summer side dish! It’s loaded with fresh herbs and veggies, packed with protein, and brimming with Mediterranean flavors. 

Shrimp Avocado Salad

Shrimp Avocado Salad: This Shrimp Avocado Salad is the perfect healthy recipe and great for lunch. It’s loaded with shrimp, avocado, tomato, fresh herbs, and tossed in a tangy homemade lemon dressing.

A bowl mediterranean inspired salad with turkey, tomatoes, feta and a few other ingredients.

Mediterranean Turkey Salad: This Mediterranean Turkey Salad features lightly seasoned ground turkey and spinach with chopped tomato, artichoke, cucumber, feta and onions over crunchy lettuce. Top it all with a creamy lemon greek yogurt dressing for the best salad ever!

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Frosé (Frozen Rosé) Slushies: Get ready for Frosé season! These Frosé slushies are the ultimate way to celebrate rosé season! Refreshing, minimal ingredients, and so easy to prepare… It’s a Summer cocktail win!

Berry Cobbler

Healthy Berry Cobbler (Gluten-Free): This healthy cobbler recipe is packed with fresh or frozen berries and topped with the best gluten-free biscuits. It will be your favorite dessert of summer!

Strawberry shortcake on a plate with chipped cream and a biscuit.

Gluten Free Strawberry Shortcake: With buttery drop biscuits as it’s base, the macerated strawberries are topped with a delicious dairy free coconut whipped cream and make the easiest end to a summer meal. They’ll be loved by all, and nobody will know (or care) it’s gluten free!

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What to Cook in June

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June 1, 2022

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  1. These all look so good! Making the blueberry muffins today and hopefully the salmon burgers later this week 😊

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