The season of fun in the sun may be coming to a close, but you still have time to make the most of the remaining warm days and end it with bang. We’ve compiled a list of 7 recipes that will give you one final taste of the beach, grill and summer nights. Spoilers: Fruit is a major player.

Pickled fruit rinds? Don’t keep scrolling, you read it right. With the acidic power of vinegar, you can transform would-be scraps, destined for the trash, into a crunchy and tart summer snack.

Watermelon Rind Pickles

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Strain liquid from the rinds into a saucepan; bring to a boil. Pour over rinds. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Repeat straining and boiling of liquid and pour over rinds one more time. Can be made two weeks ahead. Chill in covered jars.

Sometimes, simple is superior. And when two of the four ingredients are peaches and balsamic vinegar, you can’t go wrong. The genius of this recipe is that the balsamic’s sugary and tart notes bring out the inherent sweetness of the peaches, leaving you with a dish that’s refreshing, balanced and au naturel.

Grilled Peaches with Rosemary and Balsamic Vinegar

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No matter the time of year, bruschetta is the perfect appetizer to give the façade of fancy without the fuss. This summertime take on a confirmed classic replaces the traditional mozzarella for cranberry goat cheese and tomatoes for a healthy dose of peaches and strawberries.

Summer Fruit Bruschetta

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What can you do with watermelon? This interesting take on your traditional caprese salad answers that question in spades: You can grill it. The heat from the grill refines the watermelon and honey’s natural sweetness, creating a fresh take on this already fresh fruit.

Honey Grilled Watermelon Caprese Salad

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Fruit salad is synonymous with summer, and why not? The most vibrant food matches the most vibrant season. Fresh from the vine, this oldie but goodie recipe is enhanced even further with the inclusion of a stellar honey-lime dressing.

Honey Lime Rainbow Fruit Salad

Courtesy of Cooking Classy

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Honey Lime Dressing

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Not all summer dishes have to spend time on the grill. This easy to make recipe only requires five ingredients and 30 minutes on the stove, yielding an all-inclusive meal that can be packaged for enjoyment later on in the week.

Tomato and Artichoke Chicken

Courtesy of Ancestral Nutrition

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Get one more taste of the sun and sea with this coconut and pineapple-based dish. Savory coconut cream and sugary pineapple sweet chili sauce come together with shrimp to make a glazed main dish that will tide you over until the next summer season.

Grilled Coconut and Pineapple Sweet Chili Shrimp

Courtesy of closetcooking

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For the Coconut and Pineapple Sweet Chili Sauce

For the Grilled Shrimp

Preparation
For the Coconut and Pineapple Sweet Chili Sauce

For the Grilled Shrimp

Note: Place a can of coconut milk in the fridge, standing upright, for at least 24 hours. Open it and scoop the thicker white coconut cream from the top, reserving the clear liquid on the bottom for other things (like smoothies).

Option: Use store bought sweet chili sauce and mix in pureed pineapple to taste.

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