As the weather gets warm and summer vacation is upon us, it’s the perfect time to start gathering your friends and family for backyard parties! Whether you’re hosting a casual barbecue or a more sophisticated dinner party, incorporating soy into your summer recipes can elevate the flavor and nutritional profile of your dishes. Soy foods are not only versatile and delicious; they also come with a variety of health benefits. This summer, serve up some soy recipes at your outdoor party and watch your guests go back for seconds.

Why Soy Recipes Are Perfect for Summer

Thanks to its nutritional benefits and versatility, soy is a fantastic addition to your summer recipes. Packed with protein, fiber, and essential nutrients, soy is a great addition to your diet no matter how you choose to enjoy it. An added bonus – soy foods can help lower cholesterol levels and provide a rich source of isoflavones!

U.S. grown soy  is also farmed sustainably, making it an environmentally friendly choice for your backyard party recipes. From appetizers to entrees, grilled dishes, and refreshing drinks, soy blends seamlessly into a wide variety of dishes that your guests are guaranteed to love. Check out some of our favorite recipes below!

Summery Soy Appetizers

Kick off the summer party festivities with a refreshing soy-based appetizer. These recipes are easy to make and easy to eat, making them perfect for a relaxed outdoor setting and your snack table. Whip up one of these appetizers and tell your guests to enjoy while they mix and mingle.

Refreshing Soy Salads

When it comes to salads, soy products can be added to your base, used as a topping, or whipped into a dressing. These salads use soy in innovative ways to create satisfying yet light summer entrees. Try one of these recipes to add some veggies to your meal, ensuring that your guests leave the table satisfied.

Grilling with Soy

No outdoor summer party is complete without firing up the grill. Incorporating soy into your barbeque recipes is a great way to add a nutritious punch to your entrees. These dishes are sure to be crowd-pleasers, offering both savory and smoky flavors that delight every palate:

Cool Soy Drinks

Providing your guests with a variety of chilled, soy-based drinks can help them stay cool on a hot day. In addition to tasting good, these recipes make a great substitute for alcoholic beverages and soda. Break out your blender and serve these cold drinks at your next summer gathering:

Delightful Soy Desserts

No party is complete without desserts, and soy-based treats can be a delightful way to end your meal. These desserts are light, flavorful, and perfect for summer gatherings. Satisfy your guests’ sweet tooth and add these summer recipes to your dessert spread:

Incorporating U.S. grown soy into your summer party recipes is a great way to add variety, health benefits, and sustainability to your menu. Try these soy recipes at your next backyard party and impress your guests with tasty and healthy dishes.

Looking for more soy foods? Visit our Soy Recipes page for delightful dishes and cooking inspiration.