To me, grapes are an ideal low maintenance, super sweet treat that I can eat day after day. And in the summer, each bite of juicy grape sweetness is an essential way to keep me — and my toddler — smiling after a long day in the sun. While we both love a simple, cold grape straight out of the fridge (and with our busy go-go-go lifestyle, that’s an easy snack that is a must!), I also enjoy incorporating them into my favorite recipes to keep the cool, easygoing grape attitude lasting beyond snack time. My picks for a grape summer dish lineup include:
Take peanut butter and celery to a whole new level.
This is a Whole Foods Market classic for a reason - it’s irresistible.
Rotisserie chicken meat is a time saver, and this recipe is a great simple entree
Comes together in minutes for the perfect fresh topping for summer grilling.
An easy, sweet treat that’s Health Starts Here too.
Simple, sweet, salty, tangy.
Grapes serve as the surprising ingredient in this tasty dressing perfect for a simple side salad.
Kids will love making and eating these.
- Purchase firm, fresh grapes without mold, brown or soft spots. Wash before eating and enjoy for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and desserts.
- Did you know? The greener the stems, the fresher the grapes.
- Grapes are a refreshing treat all on their own, but have you tried freezing them? Rinse, dry and half grapes, then throw them in the freezer. Then you can pull out as few or as many as you like for a satisfying cold treat the whole family will love — no ice cream or ice pops in sight!
- Frozen grapes are fantastic replacements for ice cubes that won’t water down your drink and provide a fun pop of color.
If you can keep grapes in the house long enough to make a recipe, what do you whip up?