June is here and I couldn’t be more excited for summer recipes. We’re finally getting warmer, sunny days here in Chicago and I’ve been stocking my kitchen with seasonal produce for quick, super fresh lunches and dinners. This time last year I made this simple fruit salad that I can’t wait to make again. So easy and so delicious! You know I had to share my go-to, 30 seasonal recipes to cook in June to kick off the month.
What’s in season in June?
This month be sure to stock up on:
PS did you know we have dedicated ingredient pages? YES! Click any of the produce names above to see all of those recipes, or head to our Recipe Index to filter by even more.
Tony and I are hoping to grow some herbs in our new backyard, plus tons of gorgeous flowers.
These recipes are for firing up the grill, maybe laying out a picnic blanket and enjoying on your lawn or patio all month long. Some of these dinners can easily be made on the grill or stovetop, and are delicious paired with fresh salads. You know I included plenty of fun apps & treats, too.
If you try any of these recipes be sure to leave a comment below and tell me how you liked it! I’d love to know what your go-to recipes are in June and what plants you’re growing this summer, too. Enjoy, xo!
Ridiculously Good Wild Blueberry Muffin Smoothie
Triple Berries & Cream Baked Oatmeal
Almond Butter, Strawberry & Banana Overnight Oats
Knock You Naked Peanut Butter Strawberry Banana Smoothie
Summer Garden Crustless Zucchini Pie
Coconut Key Lime Pie Smoothie
Healthy Summer Broccoli Salad
Fiesta Mango Black Bean Quinoa Salad
Crunchy Rainbow Thai Peanut Chicken Wraps
Avocado Tomato Chickpea Pasta Salad with Lemon Basil Vinaigrette
Famous Crunchy Cashew Thai Quinoa Salad
Gaby’s Chicken Taco Salad
Appetizers & Sides
Best Healthy Coleslaw Ever (May!)
Tony’s Melt-In-Your-Mouth Grilled Brussels Sprouts
Jalapeño-Goat Cheese Grilled Stuffed Mini Peppers
Avocado Strawberry Mango Salsa
Crazy Good Street Corn Chicken Tacos
Pesto Chicken Stuffed Zucchini Boats
Ultimate Vegan Black Bean Burgers with Creamy Tahini Garlic Sauce
Greek Chicken Kabobs
Seriously Good Sweet Potato Cheddar BBQ Chicken Burgers
Vegan Mango Black Bean Green Rice Burrito Bowls
Treats & Snacks
Blueberry Pie Bars with Oatmeal Crumble (vegan & gluten free)
No Bake Chocolate Caramel Tahini Chex Bars (allergy-friendly!)
The Best Zucchini Brownies You’ll Ever Eat
2-Ingredient Blueberry Nice Cream
Palm Springs Cocktail
Frozen Strawberry Margarita
Tahini Chocolate Coffee Date Shake
If you try any of these recipes be sure to head over to the recipe to leave a comment and tell me how you liked it! You can also tag #ambitiouskitchen on Instagram. Enjoy, xo!