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30 Seasonal Recipes to Cook in June

Fresh, seasonal recipes recipes to cook in June! Celebrate the start of summer produce with tons of delicious salads, grilling recipes, and plenty of treats. These seasonal recipes are perfect for backyard BBQ’s!

June is here and I couldn’t be more excited for summer recipes. We’re finally getting warmer, sunny days here in Chicago and I’ve been stocking my kitchen with the best seasonal produce for quick, super fresh lunches and dinners. This time last year I made this simple fruit salad that I can’t wait to make again. So easy and so delicious!

collage of recipes to cook in June

What’s in season in June?

This month be sure to stock up on:

P.S. did you know we have dedicated ingredient pages? YES! Click any of the produce names above to see all of those recipes, or head to our Recipe Index to filter by even more.

Tony and I are hoping to grow some herbs on our patio, plus tons of gorgeous flowers.

These recipes are for firing up the grill, maybe laying out a picnic blanket and enjoying on your lawn or patio all month long. Some of these dinners can easily be made on the grill or stovetop, and are delicious paired with fresh salads. You know I included plenty of fun apps & treats, too.

If you try any of these recipes be sure to leave a comment below and tell me how you liked it! I’d love to know what your go-to recipes are in June and what plants you’re growing this summer, too. Enjoy, xo!


almond butter, strawberry banana overnight oats in two jars

Almond Butter, Strawberry & Banana Overnight Oats

The Best Healthy Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins (gluten free!)

Honey Cinnamon Walnut Banana Muffins

Strawberry Banana Baked Oatmeal with Chocolate Chips

Lemon Blueberry Quinoa Pancakes

Summer Garden Crustless Zucchini Pie


healthy mango black bean quinoa salad in a bowl with a spoon

Fiesta Mango Black Bean Quinoa Salad

Crunchy Rainbow Thai Peanut Chicken Wraps

Avocado Tomato Chickpea Pasta Salad with Lemon Basil Vinaigrette

Summer Strawberry Spinach Salad with Avocado

Famous Crunchy Cashew Thai Quinoa Salad {vegan & gluten-free}

Street Corn Pasta Salad with Cilantro Pesto + Goat Cheese

Avocado Blueberry Quinoa Salad

Balsamic Chicken Berry Quinoa Salad

Appetizers & Sides

healthy coleslaw in a bowl with two serving spoons

Best Healthy Coleslaw Ever (no mayo!)

Spicy Maple Dijon Grilled Brussels Sprouts

Palm Springs Cocktail

Jalapeño-Goat Cheese Grilled Stuffed Mini Peppers

Cauliflower Tots

Avocado Strawberry Mango Salsa


slow cooker pulled chicken sandwich with slaw on top

Incredible Slow Cooker Pulled Chicken Sandwiches

Vegan Sweet Potato Burgers

Brown Butter Pistachio Pesto Pasta with Chickpeas

How to Grill Chicken Breast that’s Perfectly Juicy

Ultimate Vegan Black Bean Burgers with Creamy Tahini Garlic Sauce

Jalapeño Curry Turkey Burgers

Treats & Snacks

caramel tahini chex bars in a stack

No Bake Chocolate Caramel Tahini Chex Bars (allergy-friendly!)

Healthy Soft Banana Bread Cookies

Fudgy Almond Butter Blondies

Vegan Paleo No Bake Cookie Dough Cups

If you try any of these recipes be sure to head over to the recipe to leave a comment and tell me how you liked it! You can also tag #ambitiouskitchen on Instagram. Enjoy, xo!

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