14 Cool and Easy Recipes during Summer in the Tuscaloosa and Birmingham Area

When the temperature rises, it means long days filled with outdoor activities and weekend gatherings in the Tuscaloosa and Birmingham area. 

Summer is a wonderful time, but it’s also one of the busiest times in the Tuscaloosa and Birmingham area! If you have plans for parties and socializing this summer, be sure to check out these recipes that will really make your summer memorable!

DSEAYCOM would like to help you keep the cooking time to a minimum and the kitchen cool with these easy summer recipes for homeowners in the Tuscaloosa and Birmingham area.These family-friendly recipes will get everyone excited for summer, not to mention they’re fast so you can spend more time having fun! Check them out!

1.       Blender Gazpacho

When the weather is hot in the Tuscaloosa and Birmingham area, who wants to cook? This super-refreshing Spanish soup is just the thing. All you need is a blender!

2.       Summer Fried Rice

For the perfect complement to any of your meals this season, use this summer recipe for a twist on fried rice.

3.       Watermelon-and-Prosciutto Skewers

Grab all of the necessary ingredients and make these watermelon, mozzarella and prosciutto skewers part of your summer plans in the Tuscaloosa and Birmingham area!

4.       Summer Corn Salad

This beautiful salad truly captures the summer season in the Tuscaloosa and Birmingham area. Its chock full of fresh veggies and basil, and feta cheese gives it a rich, tangy flavor the whole family will love.

5.       Baked Lemon Garlic Tilapia

This recipe is the easiest and tastiest way to get healthy fish onto the dinner plate. Cooking fish at home has never been easier!

6.       Broccoli with Garlic Butter and Cashews

This is a super easy way of jazzing up broccoli. Your taste buds will love you.

7.       Oven-Roasted Asparagus

Salty and savory, this roasting method kills the natural bitterness of asparagus. Try it next to grilled fish or lamb.

8.       Green Beans with Garlic

Caramelized garlic! Is there anything better with green beans? You'd better make plenty for the whole family and neighbors!

9.       Chicken and Bacon Shish Kabobs

Excellent for entertaining and trying something new!

10.   Shrimp Scampi with Zucchini Zoodles

A frying pan is the secret to this super simple dish. Best eaten outside with a big ol' glass of rosé.

11.   Summer Farro Salad with Grilled Steak

Thanks to a colorful veggie medley, this steak salad ticks off all the healthy boxes.

12.   Summer Pesto Pasta

Loaded with all your favorite summer veggies, this pesto pasta is light and easy on warm nights in the Tuscaloosa and Birmingham area.

13.   Cucumber Lemonade

This is a refreshing drink for any warm summer day in the Tuscaloosa and Birmingham area.

Home Seller Tip: Serve this during your home showings to keep buyers refreshed while they are viewing your home.

Also Read: Top 7 Hot Summer Home Selling Tips in the Tuscaloosa and Birmingham Area

14.   Watermelon Lemonade

This light and refreshing summer drink is a must! Garnish it with watermelon slice. This can also be made into an adult cocktail by adding a little vodka.

Skip hours of browsing the internet and make more time for fun activities by using DSEAYCOM’s list of easy recipes for the summer in the Tuscaloosa and Birmingham area!

Also Read: Top 6 Reasons Why You Should Sell Your House 

With the return of long sunny days, vacations, and the kids home from school, more people in the Tuscaloosa and Birmingham area will be out exploring the neighborhood. This increased activity will make your "For Sale" sign visible to far more people whether they're driving, walking or riding by your house.

Selling your home in the Tuscaloosa and Birmingham area requires lots of hard work. That's why it's worthwhile focusing on the details of selling your home because you'll want the most return on your investment.

Summer is a seller's market because 30 to 40 per cent of homes sell during the summer months. A lot more people also have time off and want to get settled before the school year starts again. Putting your house on the market in the summer could potentially mean more showings, more offers, and a better sale price for your home in the Tuscaloosa and Birmingham area.

If you are undecided about selling your house in the summer, but you would like more information on our services, please contact us! We are always happy to chat even if you’re not quite ready to list. Would you like to receive our latest blog posts? Sign up for our weekly blog round-up and receive West-Central & Birmingham Alabama real estate news and trends straight to your inbox. Stay connected to the community and be the first to know when new homes come on the market.

At DSEAYCOM, we’re happy to answer any questions you have about buying and selling in the Alabama area. Call us now or feel free to share our contact information with someone you know that needs expert help buying or selling their home.


Derrick Seay
Derrick Seay
DSEAYCOM B'ham Branch