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


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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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grilled zucchini

Easy Grilled Zucchini with balsamic glaze is such a simple but delicious summer side dish and great way to use up garden fresh zucchini! I…Read More

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simple cucumber salad

Have you tried this recipe for simple healthy cucumber salad with chives yet? It’s super easy to make and only 19 calories per serving. It…Read More

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moroccan carrots

These Moroccan Carrots are a favorite healthy and flavorful side dish. They are loaded with garlic, vinegar and cumin! They are a great make-ahead side…Read More

A close up view of sliced grilled sirloin steak with green chimichurri sauce on it

grilled sirloin steak with chimichurri

Bust out your steak knives, and tuck your napkin into your shirt collars my fine friends because today I have the world’s juiciest Grilled Sirloin…Read More

Grilled Pork Tenderloin on a white platter

grilled lemon garlic pork tenderloin

This Grilled Lemon Garlic Pork Tenderloin recipe with rosemary is super simple, but full of flavor. It will be one you return to over and…Read More

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the best chicken marinade

This is my very best chicken marinade of all time! You simply have to make it! This recipe, originally called Isabel’s Island Chicken Marinade, is…Read More

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chicken quinoa bowl

It only takes 30 minutes total to cook and assemble these rainbow hued Chicken Quinoa Bowls. They’re drizzled with home-made peanut dressing which jazzes up…Read More

A close up of a bowl of healthy coleslaw with a silver spoon in it

healthy coleslaw

This ultra creamy, healthy coleslaw is super easy to stir together. It’s the perfect skinny coleslaw recipe for your summer cookouts, barbecues and picnics. Just…Read More

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italian pasta salad

Dear taste buds, prepare yourselves for the flavor sensation that is this Italian Pasta Salad! It’s loaded with artichoke hearts, basil, tomatoes, black olives and…Read More

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healthier broccoli salad

My Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Cheddar is a Healthy reinvention of the classic my Grandmother used to make.  This version is only 170 calories…Read More

Salmon Nicoise Salad topped with hard boiled eggs, green beans, olives, potatoes and radishes. The pesto is smothered in pesto and baked then set atop for a fresh and healthy version of salad Niçoise. #salmon #nicoise #saladnicoise #salad #healthy

salmon niçoise

Today’s recipe is for Salmon Nicoise with hard boiled eggs, green beans, olives, potatoes and radishes. The salmon is baked smothered in pesto, then set…Read More