The Perfect End-of-Summer Cookout

Summer is slipping between our fingers. As September approaches and the kids head back to school, we are confronted with the reality that oh no! Summer is almost over. How did fall come so quickly? Did we make the most of the season? Do not worry; there is still time to enjoy the last days…

5 Side Salads Made for Summer

Side salads are a great way to complete any dish. Fresh and crisp side salads are the perfect co-star for every summer meal. What goes better with a juicy burger or a steak that’s fresh off the grill than a delicious bowl of greens? Serve up any of these delightful side salads for dinner this…

Traveling with Dream Dinners: July 2021

Are you planning a summer vacation? No matter the type of summer trip, Dream Dinners has a great solution for family meals that won’t break the bank! Check our blog each month this summer for Chef Laura’s vacation meal plans. Her thoughtful menus have ideas for a weeklong vacation, including a few nights of sampling…

Summer Chore List for Kids (with Free Printable!)

School is out for the summer! We know how hard it can be to keep routines in check once the kids have finished their school year. A great way to help the kids stay active and organized is with a summer chore list. We want the transition from school to summer to be as easy…

19 Cookout Food Ideas for Your Next Summer BBQ

Whether you’re hosting the 4th of July, grilling out for Father’s Day, or just having friends and family over for a backyard reunion, a cookout is a staple celebration for the summer. You don’t need to wait around for a holiday or event to have a cookout celebration, either. A cookout is a perfect way…

Traveling with Dream Dinners: June 2021

Are you hitting the road this summer for a family vacation? No matter the type of summer trip, Dream Dinners has a great solution for family meals that won’t break the bank! Check our blog each month this summer for Chef Laura’s vacation meal plans. Her thoughtful menus have ideas for a weeklong vacation, including…

Summer Reading List for Families of All Ages

Not only is reading a great way to keep our brains active all summer long, but it is also an excellent opportunity for spending quality time with family! We love the idea of having a summer reading list for the entire family and using it as an opportunity to spend more time together. While some…

What’s Hot this Summer: Staying Cool!

Wherever you live in the US, chances are your city has already been hit with a heatwave, or two! It’s a hot one, friends. And if you live in an area that has high humidity on top of the high temperatures? Woof. So without further ado, here are some Dream Dinners approved methods to keep…

Our Recipe for a Summer Road Trip the Whole Family Will Love

2020 has been throwing punch after punch. You’ve probably seen the memes, where the question “What comes next, 2020?” is followed by an image of Godzilla attacking, with the response: “Yep, that seems about right.” Here at Dream Dinners, we believe that there’s always a silver lining to be found, and we want to spread…

Outdoor Cooking Tips

No matter the season, more and more of us are cooking outdoors. During the warm summer months outdoor cooking and dining are even more popular. Here are some steps you can take to stay healthy and reduce your risk of
illness during the summer months.

Vitamin D and Sunscreen

Now that it’s summer you’re probably ready to lather on the sunscreen. But you may also be wondering about news reports that say sunscreen interferes with the body’s ability to make vitamin D, a nutrient you must have to absorb calcium and build strong bones.