Simple & Delicious Summer BBQ Recipes

If there’s one thing we love about summer it’s showing off our Evolv Heated Airbrush Tan!

One place we show them off… Summer BBQs!

BBQs are synonymous with summer. We love getting together with our friends and family, and a BBQ is a perfect way to spend time together and enjoy the weather.

If you’re hosting a BBQ or attending one, here are a few delicious recipes you HAVE to try! AND, ( we love this ) they’re all super easy to make.

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1 ) Quinoa + Beet + Mint Salad by Sivan Ayla

We love this recipe because it’s delicious, nutritious, and a perfect side.

Plus, if you’re stuck with leftovers ( which we doubt you will be ) it’ll make for a great snack!

This recipe serves 3-4 people.

You’ll need:

  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1/3 cup chopped mint
  • ¼ cup chopped beets
  • 1 cucumber, diced into thin pieces
  • 1 case cherry tomatoes, diced into halves
  • ¼ cup crumbled feta

& for the “dressing”:

  • 1 lemon
  • 3 garlic cloves, shaved
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Here are the simple steps:

  1. Let’s start with the dressing… Mix the olive oil and shaved garlic cloves, and squeeze the juice of an entire lemon. Add salt & pepper to taste.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine quinoa and chopped ingredients. Top with salad dressing, and enjoy!

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2 ) Shrimp Ceviche by JOYFETTI

Any recipe that has avocado is a winner in our book. Who’s with us?

Bita Ehsanipour of JOYFETTI shares this tasty shrimp ceviche recipe that you can prepare before your guests arrive, if you’re hosting, or you can bring with you if you’re a guest.

This recipe serves 6-8:

You’ll need:

  • 2 lbs cooked medium shrimp
  • 1 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1 serrano pepper, ribs & seeds removed, minced
  • 1 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 cucumber, diced into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 avocado, peeled, seed removed, cut into 1/2-inch chunks
  • 3/4 cup lime juice (3-6 limes)
  • 3/4 cup lemon juice (3-6 lemons)
  • 2 tbsp salt

Here are the simple steps:

  • Place cooked shrimp in glass or ceramic bowl and mix in lime & lemon juice. Cover & refrigerate for a half hour.
  • Mix in chopped red onion & serrano pepper. Refrigerate an additional half hour.
  • Right before serving, add the cilantro, cucumber, & avocado.

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3 ) Detox Water by Andi Mans

Andi Mans shares a simple recipe for detox water, that’s perfect for staying hydrated in the warm weather & looks beautiful with minimal effort.

You’ll need:

  • Thinly sliced cucumber
  • Thinly sliced lemon
  • A handful of fresh mint leaves
  • Water, ice

Combine cucumber, lemon, and mint leaves in a pitcher, soak with water and ice, chill for about an hour, and serve!

So pretty, right?

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Evolv Team