Healthy Seasonal Recipes

summer

Find fast and flavorful recipes for no cook and make ahead salads and easy tasty grilled meats and vegetables. These summer recipes feature healthy, easy and innovative ways to create meals with the best of summertime’s produce bounty. From pasta salad to grilled steak to our best marinade recipes.

Latest Summer Recipes


tomatoes on a marble board

how to peel and seed tomatoes

Here is how to peel and seed tomatoes. If you’ve ever read a recipe that asks for tomatoes, peeled and seeded, you may wonder just…Read More

Roasted Tomato with melted white cheddar on top on a plate with greens and chive blossoms

cheddar roasted tomatoes

These simple cheddar roasted tomatoes are a favorite recipe in the summer and early fall. Once you see how easy this easy side dish is…Read More

shrimp kabob on a black plate on a gray table

shrimp kabobs

Nothing says summer like these Shrimp Kabobs! Fire up the grill and enjoy these savory, low carb skewers with rosemary, garlic and cherry tomatoes. And…Read More

Potato Salad in a white bowl from three quarters view

German Potato Salad

This German Potato Salad recipe is so easy ( I used a few tricks to make the process so much faster) and it’s also healthier…Read More

Zucchini Noodles with tomatoes on top in a white bowl.

no-cook zucchini noodles with pesto

These low-carb spiralized zucchini noodles with pesto is a no-cook vegetarian meal you’ll just love this summer! The pesto adds so much flavor, yet the…Read More

Close-up of coleslaw in a bowl from overhead. Garnished with cilantro.

asian coleslaw

I promise this Asian Coleslaw will be your go-to side dish salad this summer. You can whip it up in minutes and the super yummy…Read More

Fruit Salsas in bowls from overhead

fruit salsa

This recipe for Fruit Salsa is a Master Recipe of sorts. Take the basic formula and use any fruit you like! If Pineapple Salsa is…Read More

Thai dressing over a salad with chive blossoms

peanut dressing

You know what would make this week a whole lot better? Making a batch of this easy homemade Peanut Dressing, that’s what! Seriously, this new…Read More

Closeup overhead of panzanella salad

Panzanella Salad

This colorful Panzanella Salad has tomatoes, peppers, onion and cucumbers to give it loads of flavor, crunch and color. The bread is toasted then soaks…Read More

Green smoothie surrounded by ingredients

healthy green smoothie

It’s pretty safe to say that most of you have probably made a smoothie, right? But have you made a Healthy Green Smoothie? Adding dark…Read More

Overhead view of bowl of grilled potatoes with grilled scallions

grilled potatoes

If you’ve never tried to make grilled potatoes, then I am so excited to share this recipe! I’ll show you how just how easy it…Read More

overhead of couscous salad with toppings before stirred together, hands holding bowl

israeli couscous salad

This Israeli Couscous Salad recipe with chickpeas brings together flavors of lemon, garlic and cumin with fresh parsley. It’s a fast and healthy side dish…Read More

overhead of serving bowl filled with mexican pasta salad

Mexican Pasta Salad

Friends, I don’t know if Mexican pasta salad was a thing before now, but I do know that when pasta salad takes a metaphorical trip…Read More

A bowl topped with Mediterranean ingredients

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

This Mediterranean Quinoa Salad is a healthy and tasty side dish for summer parties. It is popping with flavor and loaded with cucumbers, feta and…Read More

overhead closeup of broccoli in a white bowl with a lemon wedge

easy broccoli with garlic and lemon

This easy Broccoli with Garlic and Lemon is one of my favorite go-to ways to jazz up simple steamed broccoli and my children absolutely love…Read More

Soupe au pistou from overhead in a white bowl on a gray pie plate

soupe au pistou

Rest your eyeballs on the deliciousness that is my Soup Au Pistou recipe! I am obsessed (obsessed I say!) over this simple vegetarian soup recipe…Read More

red pepper hummus with a pita chip in it

roasted red pepper hummus

  I have a brand new recipe for homemade Roasted Red Pepper Hummus, and let me just say that you’re going to want to save…Read More

an overhead of sheet pan salmon and vegetables

Roasted Salmon Sheet Pan Dinner

Roasted Salmon Sheet Pan Dinner, an easy healthy weeknight meal ready in 30 minutes and less than 300 calories!  If you’re like me, getting a…Read More

A close up from a side view of cod fish tacos

cod fish tacos

I’m not sure if it is possible for me to be more excited to share this brand new Cod Fish Taco recipe with you. It’s…Read More

simple skillet green beans

These simple skillet green beans are a perfect healthy side dish. All you need is a pile of fresh string beans, one pot, garlic, olive…Read More

An overhead view of a loaf of zucchini chocolate chip bread sliced on a white platter with a hydrangea blossom

chocolate chip zucchini bread

Once this honey sweetened and whole grain chocolate chip zucchini bread recipe is sliced, it stands no chance of lasting more than a few minutes….Read More

A close up view of a white bowl filled with Greek Cucumber Salad

15 minute greek cucumber salad

What’s not to adore about this easy-as-can-be 15 minute Greek cucumber salad with feta, olives and cherry tomatoes? It’s the absolute best!  I originally shared…Read More

an overhead of a pot of ratatouille

ratatouille with goat cheese and pine nuts

Here’s an easy 25 minute recipe for smoky ratatouille with goat cheese and pine nuts. Ratatouille is a simple French vegetable sauté, made with eggplant, zucchini,…Read More

A close-up of a platter of grilled carrots with lemon, harissa and mint.

grilled carrots

If you’re wondering if you can grill carrots, I am here to say, most emphatically, you certainly can! Actually, I highly encourage it! Today I…Read More