10 Refreshing Summer Mint RecipesMacki West
It’s scorching this summer! We just returned from two weeks in Oregon with several days of 100+ temperatures. Seriously hot and in desperate need of cooling off. One thing we discovered was adding fresh mint from my parents garden to our recipes to give us a refreshing and cooling sensation. It’s such a simple concept, but it works! We had the kids go pick a bunch of leaves each day, which they thoroughly enjoyed, and we kept a jar of mint sun tea going at all times to add to the other recipes we discovered. I’ve put together some of our favorites, check them out and cool yourself off.
10 Refreshing Mint Recipes 1 of 11
Chocolate Mint Melon Salad 2 of 11
Fruit and mint are the perfect foods to feel refreshed.
Refreshing Mint Water 3 of 11
Quench your thirst will a tall glass of this supped up water.
Mint Pea Ravioli 4 of 11
I'm a big fan of making minted peas, but I love the idea of wrapping up that flavor in a ravioli.
Strawberry Mint Ice Cream 5 of 11
Strawberries and mint and ice cream, it's like the best that summer has to offer all in one tasty bowl.
Cilantro Mint Chicken 6 of 11
Switch up the old BBQ sauce with this minty herb grilled chicken.
Virgin Mint Julep 7 of 11
This is an awesome mint tea to have anytime or throw an adorable horse party like we did.
Mint Sorbet 8 of 11
Just make it, you will love it and feel rejuvenated.
Mint Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies 9 of 11
Because I can't go very long without eating a cookie.
Mint Lemonade 10 of 11
The kids loved this and claimed it is much cooler than regular lemonade!
Raspberry + Mint + Lime Cubes 11 of 11
Turn your plain sparkling water into something extraordinary with these frozen fruit and herb cubes.