5 easy summer recipes you can make in a pinch

Take the stress out of your kitchen and fire up the grill. From pizza to pancakes to nachos, these recipes taste like summer—even on a rainy day.

5 easy summer recipes you can make in a pinch

Photo: Erik Putz

Easy summer meals

Grilled sausage and broccoli pizza

Summer grilling doesn't get better than this! You'll never want to go back to pizza in the oven once you've tried easy-clean-up pizza on the grill. Get the recipe: Grilled sausage and broccoli pizza


cut up pizza on a platterPhoto: Erik Putz

Grilled chicken nacho salad

This is 'nacho' average dinner. Surprise the kiddos with a crunchy and satisfying take on classic Mexican snack food. It's the perfect weeknight meal. Get the recipe: Grilled chicken nacho salad

plate of natchosPhoto: Erik Putz


Corn pancakes

Pancakes for dinner? Breakfast makes for a tasty dinner with savoury hotcakes served with a tossed roasted pepper, corn and mesclun salad. Get the recipe: Corn pancakes


two plates with corn pancakesPhoto: Erik Putz

Crispy cornmeal perch

Amp up #FishFriday with this crunchy cornmeal-crusted perch. Best served with a yummy roasted red pepper dip and some cut veggies. Get the recipe: Crispy cornmeal perch


platter of fish sticks with dipping saucePhoto: Erik Putz

Grilled kofta pitas

Craving a taste of the Mediterranean? Shake up your dinner routine with these quick and easy pitas stuffed with kofta, arugula and tzatziki. Get the recipe: Grilled kofta pitas


plate of pitas with fresh veggiesPhoto: Erik Putz

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