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Summer Squash Mushroom Casserole

"This rich, creamy squash and zucchini casserole, with its crunchy topping would make a wonderful dish to take to summer potlucks and picnics, or to pair up with a wide variety of entrees. You'll love the buttery flavour of these 'comfort veggies!'" —Jennifer Wallace, Canal Winchester, Ohio

Baked Parmesan Breaded Squash

"Baked yellow squash is beautifully crispy. You don’t have to turn the pieces, but do keep an eye on them."...


Sauteed Squash with Tomatoes & Onions

"My favourite meals show a love of family and food. This zucchini dish with tomatoes is like a scaled-down ratatouille."...


Garlic-Herb Pattypan Squash

"The first time I grew a garden, I harvested summer squash and cooked it with garlic and herbs. Using pattypan...


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...

Garden Bow Tie Salad

"Originally a vegetable dish, I added pasta to this salad for family gatherings and church potlucks. Try adding sliced mushrooms...


One-Pot Chicken Pesto Pasta

"When my garden basil goes nuts, I make pesto and keep it frozen in small containers for the right opportunity,...

Light & Lemony Scampi

"A touch more lemon helped me trim the calories in our favourite shrimp scampi recipe. For those who want to...


Garden Vegetable Primavera

"Although I enjoy this dish throughout the year, it's even more special when I use my garden to supply the...


Artichoke & Lemon Pasta

"While sailing in the Mediterranean, we tasted a lemony artichoke pasta. I developed my own version of it that our...


Linguine with Broccoli Rabe & Peppers

"Broccoli rabe is one of my favourite veggies. Since it cooks right with the pasta, you can multitask. Before you...

Farmers Market Orzo Salad

"Orzo is a tiny pasta shaped like rice. We use it as a base for veggies, lemony vinaigrette and cheeses...


Citrus Scallops

"My husband and I like to eat seafood at least once a week. Oranges and lemon juice give scallops a...


Lemony Shrimp & Snow Pea Pasta

"This pretty pasta is a family favourite —the kids love the light lemony flavour and I love that they devour...


Italian Submarine

"My Italian husband grew up eating this flavourful sandwich, which his mother used to make it after Saturday chores were...


Jersey-Style Hot Dogs

"I grew up in northern New Jersey, where hot dogs with grilled potatoes were born. It's a combo you’ll love."...

White Balsamic Blueberry, Corn and Feta Salad

"I'm not typically a huge fan of summer corn, but when it comes to this sweet, salty, refreshing salad, I...


Mint Watermelon Salad

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


Grilled Vegetable Platter

"The best of summer in one dish! This pretty grilled vegetable recipe is meant for entertaining. Grilling brings out their...


Grilled Halibut with Blueberry Salsa

"Give halibut a new, summery spin. The salsa may seem sophisticated, but it’s really a cinch to prepare." —Donna Goutermont,...


Grilled Ribeyes with Greek Relish

"The classic Grecian flavours of olives, feta cheese and tomatoes are a surefire hit. Combine them to complement a perfectly...


Triple Tomato Flatbread

"Tomatoes are the reason I have a vegetable garden, and I developed this recipe as a way to show off...


Grilled Chicken Salad with Blueberry Vinaigrette

"When it comes to grilled chicken recipes, we love this refreshing salad in the summer. The real star here is...


Grilled Corn Hummus Tostadas

"This recipe is a combo of Mediterranean and Mexican cuisines, giving it a unique taste. Avocado and hummus may sound...

Grilled Zucchini Salad with Mediterranean Dressing

"This grilled zucchini salad with Mediterranean salad dressing is the perfect side dish. I also like to add summer squash,...


Grilled Sausage-Basil Pizzas

"We love basil recipes, and these easy little pizzas are a wonderful change of pace from the classic cookout menu....


Italian Sausage and Provolone Skewers

"My husband made sausage and veggie kabobs when we didn't have buns to make classic sausage bombers. Grill ‘em up,...


Crunchy Chili Lime Shrimp

"Easy, quick and family friendly, this chili lime shrimp recipe is dairy free and comes together in about 30 minutes....


Pineapple Shrimp Tacos

Taste the tropics with our cool, crispy take on shrimp tacos. Wrapping the shells in lettuce adds even more crunch...


Spinach Shrimp Fettuccine

"I experimented for a couple of years before perfecting this colourful dish, and everyone raves about it. It is easy...