For those last minute invites to grill out, or for your beach or lake weekends (or, how about dinner tonight!), here are some familiar favorites from several of our SB sister cities that are easy and delicious. Bon apetite!

Potato Salad

Christian Owen, our Memphis Editor, recently shared several variations for this summer favorite, potato salad. If you can’t find one you like among these choices, there’s no hope! (They’re all wonderful, for the record.)

memphis.styleblueprint.com/potato-salad

 

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Asian Summer Salad

This is a summer staple for SB Co-Founder Liza Graves and her family. It’s delicious and feeds an army, and leftovers can be converted into some other recipe options, too.

www.styleblueprint.com/asian-summer-salad

 

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Zucchini and Avocado Salad

From Atlanta Editor Katherine Snell, here’s a fun alternative for potato salad that is great for picnics, as there are no ingredients that can spoil in the heat. (It’s also Paleo-friendly, as an added bonus, if you’re post-vacation and wanting to eat clean food!)

atlanta.styleblueprint.com/marinated-zucchini

 

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4th of July Sides

Louisville Editor Heidi Potter makes these yummy sides each July 4th–refreshing Watermelon Salad, a warm Zucchini and Corn Saute and a crowd-pleasing Cherry Tomato and Tortellini Salad. Yum!

sblouisville.wpengine.com/fourth-july-side-dishes

 

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From SB Co-Founder Elizabeth Fox, here are favorites from her neighborhood July 4th gatherings. The link to this post includes a fabulous salad made with garbanzo beans and summer veggies, along with some appetizer and dessert options just for fun:

www.styleblueprint.com/whitland-avenues-recipe-winners

 

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Cobb Salad

From our Birmingham Editor Catherine Romero, here’s a version of the beloved Cobb Salad that your whole family will L.O.V.E!

birmingham.styleblueprint.com/tlishous-cobb-salad

The T-Lish Dressing is the secret ingredient that makes this version of the Cobb Salad zingy and delicious!

The T-Lish Dressing is the secret ingredient that makes this version of the Cobb Salad zingy and delicious!

And last but not least, here are a few variations of make-as-you-go green salads using summer’s seasonal best produce from yours truly.

www.styleblueprint.com/simple-salads

 

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