Celebrating Summer Solstice: 6 Recipes for the Summer Solstice
Hello my hungry friends,
One thing I love about any holiday or celebration are the traditions and origins that go with them. Although, I do have to be honest and point out that food typically plays a pretty big role in most traditions….and the Summer Solstice, or Midsummer as it is called in many cultures, has some delicious traditions. One of the main food types in a typical Solstice celebration would be bread or pastries flavored with herbs and paired with vegetables and of course wine. Today for instead of just one recipe, I have decided to post my very first roundup of my top 6 Summer Solstice recipes for you and your family to enjoy! Does your family have a traditional food you eat during this time of year?
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Top 5 Summer Solstice Recipes
“Looking for a festive way to celebrate the upcoming summer solstice? Well these aromatic sunny cookies may be just the ticket. Made with sacred herbs and flowers of the sun, they’re filled with the gathering magic of midsummer traditions. And served up at a summer solstice picnic, they will delight young and old. After, all doesn’t everyone love a pretty cookie?”
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“This cocktail is a take on a Tom Collins but with a twist. Instead of gin I’ve used vodka and added some blood orange liqueur to the mix. A bit more lemon seals the deal and the result is a light, crisp and altogether refreshing cocktail for summer or in this case, summer solstice!”
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3 : Midsummer Mead
“Litha is a great time to take advantage of nature’s abundance – there’s stuff blooming everywhere – and brewing a batch of homemade mead is an excellent way to do this! Mead is an alcoholic beverage made from fermented honey, so what better way to celebrate the summer?”
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4 : Dandelion Bread
“I knew you could eat dandelion greens but this bread uses the blossoms. I did a little internet search and not only are the dandelion blossoms edible, they are good for you too!”
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“Long, blistering days and mild, balmy nights seem to call for thirst quenching refreshment. With so many fresh ingredients available in summer, mixology opportunity is only limited by the imagination!”
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Written By: Ashleigh Nicole
Ashleigh is a mother & wife who enjoys blogging in hopes to change this world for the better. Wanting to heal others inside-out as well as healing our planet Earth. Her passions include balancing the mind through meditation, knowledge & conscious parenting, the body through plant based eating, alternative medicine, & yoga, and the soul through up cycling, gardening, & sustainability. Keep your life balanced & subscribe to her weekly emails, like OmLivin’ on FB or check her out on Google+ for more.
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