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31 Delicious, Seasonal Recipes to Cook in August

31 delicious, seasonal recipes to cook in August! These healthy summer recipes use up fresh produce like tomatoes, peaches, sweet corn and zucchini. You’ll find fresh salads, flavorful dinners, and plenty of sweet treats to keep you satisfied all month long. Perfect for picnics, potlucks or weekday meal prep!

Happy August! Actually wondering how it’s August already, but here we are.

You know what time it is — time to stock up on all of the delicious produce that the rest of summer has to offer and get some delicious recipes on your table.

collage of recipes to cook in August

What’s in season in August?

Peach and tomato season are in full force, and I couldn’t be more excited. OH and figs, aka the perfect ingredient to make any dish feel a little fancy. Plus #AKZucchiniWeek starts on Monday, so I’ve got you covered on sneaking zucchini into pretty much any recipe you can think of. Be sure to stock up on:

Scroll through and try something new this month with all of the seasonal produce! These delicious salads, bright and flavorful dinners and wonderful baked goods are perfect for enjoying outdoors or meal prepping for busy weeks.

If you make any of these seasonal recipes be sure to leave a comment to let me know how you liked it, or snap a pic and tag #ambitiouskitchen on Instagram. Enjoy, xo!

almond butter peach blueberry baked oatmeal cups on a cooling rack

Breakfast

Almond Butter Peach Blueberry Oatmeal Cups

Paleo Zucchini Banana Bread Bars

Coconut Chocolate Zucchini Smoothie (with sneaky veggies)

Salted Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookie Shake

Chunky Monkey Zucchini Banana Muffins

Healthy Zucchini Bread

strawberry kale salad on a platter

Lunch

Summer Glow Chopped Kale Salad

Creamy Vegan Corn Chowder

Peach Brussels Sprouts Crunch Salad with Creamy Tahini Poppy Seed Dressing

Spicy Ranch Chopped Chicken Cabbage Salad

BBQ Ranch Chicken Quinoa Bowls

Avocado Peach Tomato Salad with Dilly Tahini Dressing

avocado peach salsa in a bowl

Apps & Sides

Avocado Peach Salsa

How to Make Green Rice

Avocado Lime Sauce

How to Grill Fruit (2 different ways!)

Roasted Strawberry, Basil, and Goat Cheese Crostini

Spicy Green Cashew Dip

firecracker salmon topped with peach avocado salsa on a plate

Dinner

The BEST Zucchini Lasagna Recipe (low carb!)

Vegan Mango Black Bean Green Rice Burrito Bowls

Firecracker Salmon with Peach Avocado Salsa

Caramelized Onion, Fig & Goat Cheese Pizza with Arugula

Zucchini Mac and Cheese

One Pan Cilantro Chicken Meatballs in Mango Coconut Sauce

Jerk Chicken with Caribbean Rice & Mango Salsa

Sheet Pan Zucchini Chicken Meatballs with Coconut Curry Sauce

no bake monster cookie energy bites on a plate

Snacks & treats

Monster Cookie Energy Bites

Drunken Strawberries

Salted Dark Chocolate Pistachio Quinoa Crunch Bars

Healthy Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread (nut free, vegan & gluten free!)

Watermelon Frosé

If you make any of these seasonal recipes be sure to leave a comment to let me know how you liked it, or snap a pic and tag #ambitiouskitchen on Instagram. Enjoy, xo!

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