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24 Ultimate Pool Party Recipes

Grab your swimsuit, your sunnies, and get ready to lounge by the water all afternoon. Since no pool party is complete without some delicious snacks and drinks, here are some recipes to fuel the fun!

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Smooth(ie) Criminal


Pineapple Citrus Smoothie

Sweet and Savory by Shinee
Pineapple Citrus Smoothie by Sweet and Savory by Shinee

This delicious Pineapple Citrus Smoothie is great for your digestive system and for weight loss.

To Ceviche His Own


Snapper and Pineapple Ceviche

Garlic & Zest
Snapper and Pineapple Ceviche by Garlic & Zest

For the uninitiated, ceviche is raw seafood (fish, shrimp, calamari, etc.) that is “cooked” in fresh citrus juices. You can plate this on a bed of lettuce or in a chilled bowl with fried plantain strips or tortilla chips.

You're a Saint


St. Germain Cocktail with Pineapple Juice

StreetSmart Kitchen
St. Germain Cocktail with Pineapple Juice by DelishPlan

If you like cocktails, chances are you’ve had some mixed with St. Germain. This ingredient is made from elderflower, a small, white, starry flower that grows in the hillsides of the French Alps during a short four-to-six-week period in spring. Make this your first spring cocktail!

Pineapple of the Caribbean


Pineapple and Mint Mezcal Smash

By Gabriella
Pineapple and Mint Mezcal Smash By Gabriella

This smoky, tropical cocktail will transport you straight to a beach bungalow somewhere in the Caribbean. Fresh mint and pineapple make the perfect combination.

Go Mango


Mango Cocktail

Just Jan's
Mango Cocktail by Just Jan's Jam

There may not be many mango cocktails in the world, but when this fruit comes into our drinks, it's wonderful. Whether you have a mango rum, vodka, or liqueur in your bar, or want to play with the fresh fruit or mango nectar, it's guaranteed deliciousness!

Lads and Lassis


Mango and Orange Lassi

Wok & Skillet
Mango and Orange Lassi by Wok & Skillet

This smooth, refreshing, and delicious Mango and Orange Lassi is a smoothie you can enjoy during any season, and it pairs exceptionally well with spicy dishes.

Tropical Treat


Peach Mango Smoothies

Once Upon A Chef
Peach Mango Smoothies by Once Upon A Chef

These smoothies taste like something you’d have on a tropical vacation. They’re perfect for breakfast to start the day, but they also make a refreshing afternoon snack or even a healthy dessert.

Elevated Drink


Grapefruit Bourbon Cocktail with Basil Syrup

By Gabriella
Grapefruit Bourbon Cocktail with Basil Syrup By Gabriella

Not your average bourbon cocktail.

Green Machine


Dr. Oz Green Juice

Dr. Oz Green Juice by BlenderBabes

Dr. Oz Green Juice was originally shared with the world on Oprah, and who wouldn’t want a green juice recipe from one of the most well-known docs around?

Romeo and Julius


Orange Julius Smoothie

Jessica Gavin
Orange Julius Smoothie by Jessica Gavin

A healthy Orange Julius Smoothie made with whole fruits, yogurt, orange juice, and ground flaxseed. A quick drink to boost energy, made in 5 minutes or less!

Summer Sips


Skinny Orange Crush

Chef Savvy
Skinny Orange Crush by Chef Savvy

This summery cocktail is made with fresh-squeezed orange juice, orange-flavored vodka, triple sec, and sparkling water. It’s a very simple cocktail and, better yet, it won’t pack on the pounds. Not too syrupy or sweet--just crisp and refreshing!

Did Somebody Say Mocktail?


Sparkling Blood Orange Mocktail with Turmeric

Jessica Gavin
Sparkling Blood Orange Mocktail with Turmeric by Jessica Gavin

A refreshing Sparkling Blood Orange Mocktail packed with healthy nutrients. Each sip infuses turmeric, ginger, fresh-squeezed juice, mint, and rosemary.

Super Salad


Spinach, Avocado, and Orange Salad

Well Worn Fork
Spinach, Avocado and Orange Salad by Well Worn Fork

Fresh spinach salad combined with avocado, chopped orange, and zesty tomatoes.

Take a Dip


Confetti Dipped Strawberries

Step Stool Chef
Confetti Dipped Strawberries by Step Stool Chef

This recipe for Confetti Dipped Strawberries just makes strawberries even more fun to eat. Perfect for young chefs!

Tooty Fruity


Watermelon Kiwi Ginger Mint Cooler

Passionate About Baking
Watermelon Kiwi Ginger Mint Cooler by Passionate About Baking

When summer hits you smack in the face, with soaring temperatures already coming in early April and May, it’s only summer fruits you can turn to.

Cool Down


Lavender Guava Wine Cooler

Vodka & Biscuits
Lavender Guava Wine Cooler by Vodka & Biscuits

A refreshing cocktail perfect for a warm spring day. Made with white wine, guava juice, and infused simple syrup, this is simple and perfect for any occasion!

Say Cheese


Grilled Halloumi Burgers

Grilled Halloumi Burgers by Ful-Filled

Halloumi cheese is made from Greek sheep’s milk from Cyprus. Once grilled, the halloumi cooks up to have a crispy exterior and a warm and soft interior, making it a great option for a vegetarian burger. Cool and refreshing, the hit of tzatziki combines wonderfully with the hot, crispy halloumi.

People Pleaser


Tomato and Mozzarella Skewers

Tomato and Mozzarella Skewers by BitterMeasures

Tomato-mozzarella salad epitomizes summer living, Italian-style, and putting it on a stick is simply an easier way for a crowd to enjoy it. It also ensures a perfect ratio of cheese to tomato to basil. And if you want to continue counting up its virtues, it's also gluten-free and vegetarian. Truly a crowd-pleaser!

Stick With It


Teriyaki Chicken and Shishito Skewers

Climbing Grier Mountain
Teriyaki Chicken and Shishito Skewers by Climbing Grier Mountain

Teriyaki Chicken and Shishito Skewers are an easy and delicious meal to cook during the summer!

Satay All Day


Vegan Mushroom Satay Skewers

Primal Gourmet
Vegan Mushroom Satay Skewers by Primal Gourmet

Invoke the flavors, scents, and sights of Southeast Asia at your next summer BBQ with these gorgeous Portobello Satay Skewers. They make perfect bite-sized vegan appetizers or can be served as a main course alongside delicate vermicelli.



Grilled Orange and Ale Chicken Skewers

Grilled Orange and Ale Chicken Skewers by Jessica Helgeson

Are you looking for the perfect marinade for your chicken? This one makes tender, juicy, and flavorful meat. All that's left to do is throw it on the grill to give it that perfect char flavor, then pair it with grilled oranges and fresh poblano peppers. The perfect kabab!

Cold Apps


Cold Veggie Pizza Appetizer

Mom Loves Baking
Cold Veggie Pizza Appetizer by Mom Loves Baking

With lots of veggies, plus protein from shredded cheese and a Greek yogurt ranch topping, this makes for a very satisfying snack.

Next-Level Tuna Salad


Spicy Tuna Salad Sandwiches

Garlic & Zest

This isn't any plain old tuna and mayo combination, switching things up with spicy jalapeno, cilantro, and lime for a fresh, light flavor!

Feeling Fresh


Fried Green Tomato Sandwich with Bacon Jam

Well Worn Fork
Fried Green Tomato Sandwich with Bacon Jam by Well Worn Fork

These sandwiches are a great way to use extra tomatoes from your garden. Fresh ingredients really make this dish sing!

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