Grillin’ & Chillin’ This Summer!


We’re so excited for the summer holidays coming up! We love summer days spent with family enjoying the fresh air outside. Nothing says outdoor get togethers like meals from the grill! Grilling and chilling is where it is at! We have plenty of easy recipes for you to throw on the grill during this holiday weekend and throughout the whole summer season! These recipes boast delicious flavors that also pack in the nutrients that the whole family needs.

These fun recipes just might be the perfect meal to bring your friends and loved ones together for joyful celebrations that create memories for everyone. We’ve also got something for everyone in mind with plant based ideas and healthy dishes that still have us going for seconds (and thirds let’s be honest, these recipes are that yummy!) Sip on Campari Watermelon Coolers while entertaining your buds in the backyard. Our Tomato Melon Skewers make for a fun appetizer with the tantalizing flavor combinations. Our Stuffed Sensational Sara Snacks have ‘stuffed’ in the name for a reason. You won’t be able to stop stuffing them in your belly they are so good! Filled with farro and the best cheese, you’ll have you force yourself to walk away from them! We didn’t forget about the chillin’ either! But honestly, who could forget our Sweet & Savory Ice Pops once you give them a try. Truly a life saver in the heat! These are just some of the yummy options we have for you!

So, what are you waiting for? Be known as the cool host you are once you dish out these easy breezy, healthy, grillin’ and chillin’ recipes!

Campari Watermelon Coolers

Make this alcoholic or ditch the alcohol and just enjoy the natural flavors of the renowned Sinfully Sweet Campari tomatoes, watermelon chunks, mint, and honey! We love how the sparkling water adds a little fun your cup! Mix this recipe up for you and your friends for a refreshed cocktail on hot summer days!

Tomato Melon Skewers

Get the best of everything with our Tomato Melon Skewers! Using our Maverick Mix tomatoes means you get a little bit of everything YUM! Have guests make their own so they get their favorite combinations, or add variety all on your own! Be creative! We can’t wait to see what you and family make together!

Stuffed Sensational Sara Snacks

Perfect for entertaining, these fun snacks stuff farro salad and caprese into our gorgeous Sensational Sara tomatoes! Not only are they cute, but they really pack the flavor! Popping them on the grill adds that smokey flavor that we all love from cook-outs!

Grilled Salmon with Lip Smackn’ Salsa

Blackened Grilled Salmon already has amazing flavor, but when you add the our Lip Smackn’ Grape tomato salsa, your taste buds will surely rejoice! Opting for a lean protein so you still have energy for all the outdoor activities you want to enjoy, this recipe is the perfect option for the eventful 4th of July weekend!

Grilled Portobello BLT “Pizzas”

This recipe will be a surprise to all! These unique pizzas are great for the vegetarians and vegans in your life! Honestly, with the flavor that the Heavenly Villagio Marzano leaves in your mouth, even the carnivores will be heading back for more of these little treats!

Sweet & Savory Ice Pops

Time for Chillin’! Four different flavors of ice pops means that everyone will be able to find one that they love! We love the idea of an ice pop after a long hot summer day. So which will it be? The Cherry No. 9 Fall in Love Again sweetness , Cabernet Estate Reserve wine-like flavor, Scrumptious Mini Cucumber, or the blissfully bright Lorabella Blossom popsicle? Let us know which one is your favorite!

So, there you have it! We know you’ll be the talk of town once they either smell or hear about what yumminess was coming from your backyard this holiday weekend! Enjoy and be sure to explore all of our recipes to find your next party dish! We have the best recipes all using Village Farms nutritious and flavorful tomatoes, cucumbers, and peppers!