Cooking with Lavender- Summer Favorites

Cooking with Lavender- Summer Favorites

Cooking with Lavender- Summer Favorites

Summer has arrived and it’s about time we start mixing it up in the kitchen by adding a few new recipes. Here are some of our favorite summer time favorites! Let us know what you think in the comments!

Lavender and Basil Summer Fruit Salad

Recipe and Photo Credit to: The Nutrition Adventure

Ingredients

     Lavender-Basil Syrup (makes about 2 oz. of syrup)

Steps

Lavender + Lemon Balm Popsicle’s

Recipe and Photo Credit to: Grow Forage Cook Ferment

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water
  • 5-6 whole fresh lavender blossoms
  • 1 small handful fresh lemon balm
  • 2-4 tbsp honey

Steps:

Sweet Lavender Guacamole

Recipe and Photo Credit to: Tea Foodie

Ingredients:

  • 1 teaspoon lavender flowers
  • Juice of 1 lime, separated in half
  • ½ cup sweet cherry tomatoes, halved or quartered
  • 2 ripe avocados
  • Salt, to taste

Steps:

Blueberry Lavender Salty Honey Pie

Recipe and Photo Credit to: Cooking with Cocktail Rings

Ingredients: 

For the crust: 

  • 2½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1 cup (16 tablespoons) unsalted butter, cut into ½” pieces 

For the filling: 

Steps:

 

Lemon-Lavender Blackberry & Ricotta Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Recipe and Photo Credit to: Keepin it Kind

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups fresh or frozen blackberries
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon agave syrup
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch or arrowroot powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried lavender
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 8 slices of bread
  • vegan or normal butter
  • macadamia ricotta

Steps:

Honey Lemon Lavender Chicken

Recipe and Photo Credit to: Sumptuous Spoonfuls

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 – 4 chicken leg quarters (or other chicken pieces)
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1 Tablespoon honey
  • 10 cloves of garlic, peeled and halved
  • Several prigs of fresh lavender leaves
  • 1 lemon, cut into slices, rind & seeds (mostly) removed
  • Red Robin Seasoning and fresh ground pepper

Steps:

Salmon with Lavender Honey and Spinach Salad

Recipe and Photo Credit to: Curly Girl Kitchen

Ingredients:

Honey Mustard Dressing:

  • 1 tablespoon whole grain mustard
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons lavender honey
  • 1 tablespoon plain Greek yogurt or sour cream
  • Milk or buttermilk to thin to desired consistency
  • Salt and pepper

Steps:

 

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