Summer Salad Lettuce Cups.

With this heat wave we are experiencing, the only thing I want to eat is either fruit or salad! Everything else is just too hot! I whipped up this delicious and super easy dinner the other night, it is SO REFRESHING. Enjoy!

Summer Salad Lettuce Wraps(Fruit you’ll need: kumquats- or something tart, an assortment of tomatoes, nectarines, watermelon)

Summer Salad Lettuce Wraps(Other essentials: chopped basil, butter lettuce, goat cheese crumbles, olive oil- not pictured)

Summer Salad Lettuce Wraps(Chop each of the fruits and combine in a bowl. Add a splash of olive oil and mix)

Summer Salad Lettuce Wraps(Add in the goat cheese crumbles and chopped basil)

Summer Salad Lettuce Wraps(Serve in butter lettuce cups)

I love lettuce wraps and this is probably the easiest one that I have come up with. If you want to add in some protein, I would suggest cold seasoned chicken strips.

July – Beautiful Madness.

There are so many wonderful things about summer, especially July.  It’s usually the first real month of warmer nights and celebrations.  The 4th of July has always been a really fun holiday to celebrate because it doesn’t focus on anyone specifically but brings an entire mass of people together in America.  Our favorites of July happen to naturally be colorful, edible, and fashion related.  Weird, right?

imageWho doesn’t love sky art?!  Whether it be watching in a crowded field with thousands of others or watching with close friends at a home or on a hill.  Grab a picnic and set up camp with your friends and loved one!

imageNom nom nom.  This speaks for itself.  Although you can have watermelon pretty much year round in California, it tastes so much better when it’s hot out and the watermelon is nice and cold!  Also, you can make a tasty cocktail to drop in one, why not!

imageThis is the time to bust it out.  Everyone loves a good denim pattern but can’t really figure out the appropriate time to wear it.  Now is the time and rock that ish all summer ’cause you look good!

And hey, Happy Fourth of July from us here at IFL!
xoxo, Britt and Chels