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Enjoy a Summer Staycation with International-Inspired Recipes


Long nights, warm days and the fact that the kids are out of school makes July the perfect month for a summer vacation. But we all know travel isn’t always in the cards, especially for busy families with lots of existing summer plans. So, this summer, plan a staycation in the comfort of your home instead to experience the delights of a new destination without leaving home!

Take your taste buds on an international trip with exotic dishes that are sure to lend some excitement to your summer dinner table. Even if you don’t make it past your local swimming pool this summer, your family can still experience some adventure with recipes from around the world.

Leave your passport at home and stock up on Libby’s® Fruits and Vegetables to prepare delicious international dishes. Experience various cultures from around the world this summer through the taste of local culinary dishes.

¡Bienvenidos a Mexico!

Mexican Salsa Veggie Burger

Throw a fiesta with Mexican Salsa Veggie Burgers to kick-off your family’s culinary adventure. P.S. They’re so flavorful the kids won’t even notice the hidden source of protein and vegetables tucked inside!

Grab the Chopsticks

Vegetable Fried Rice

Prepare the family a bowl of this delicious Vegetable Fried Rice. Several versions of this recipe are found in many East, Southeast and certain South Asian cuisines.

Next Stop: Thailand

Coconut Thai Noodles

Cool down on a hot summer day with fresh coconut Thai chicken noodles. Sweet coconut, zingy lime and a hint of curry powder makes this dish anything but boring!

Deep Sea Supper

Roasted Diver Scallops Over Pea Puree

Even if the beach isn’t calling your name this summer, you can still enjoy the flavor of the sea with these roasted diver scallops over pea puree.

German Goulash

German Goulash

End your international flavor adventure with this hearty Bavarian kraut and pork goulash that will fill up the entire family. Bonus: Fermented foods like sauerkraut contain probiotics that are great for the digestive system!

Recipes to Fall Back Into Your Routine

Summer is officially over, and as we transition into a new season, it’s time to “fall” back into our routines, whether it be adjusting to the kids back at school, late night study sessions, or gearing up for holiday season. The transition back to those long and hectic days can be a struggle and as schedules fill up – certain priorities, such as preparing a nutritious meal and spending quality time with family can begin to slip.

We know the importance of eating meals together, which is why we’ve rounded up some of our favorite recipes to get you back into the swing of things and back to the table!

Get Your Greens

Easy Three Bean Salad

You don’t have to search too hard for a simple, delicious, and nutritious meal with this Easy Three Bean Salad made with Libby’s® Cut Green Beans. This salad is perfect for serving up a quick family weeknight meal or as an appetizer during football Sunday.

Get Cozy with Soup

Thai Coconut Corn Curry

As the temperatures will begin to drop, there’s nothing like warming up on a crisp autumn day with a hearty bowl of homemade soup. However, some recipes can take hours to make, leaving you with less time to spend with family and friends. This Thai Coconut Corn Curry will allow you to savor the flavors of fall, while spending quality time together.

Wrap up in Healthy

Easy Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Just because schedules get busy again and vacation is over, doesn’t mean enjoying nutritious meals has to be as well. These Easy Chicken Lettuce Wraps combine important nutrients, vegetables, and savory Asian-inspired ingredients making for the perfect appetizer or lunch. Even better, they require minimal kitchen labor! To compliment the wraps, try whipping up a Quinoa Salad with Corn and Peas – also perfect for next day leftovers.