Summer Recipe Faves
Beat the heat with some of my favorite summer recipes.
I don’t know about you but the past few weeks here in New England have been crazy HOT... – I’m talking 90s plus humidity. So how are we supposed to be motivated to make delicious and nutritious meals in these conditions!?
Fret no more. I have rounded up some of my top recipes to help you navigate this heat wave, no matter where you are located.
When looking at recipes and meal planning, here are a few things I look for:
- Balanced meal (healthy fats, proteins and carbs)
- Limited cooking time at low to no heat
- Fresh, seasonal ingredients
- OH SO YUMMY
I’m not going to overcomplicate this by telling some long story about how summer reminds me of lobster rolls and the smell of the ocean since you’re just going to scroll right to the recipes ;)
I have tagged each recipe with the below lifestyle markers to make it easier for you to identify those recipes that fit with your dietary restrictions, if any.
Lacto-Ovo Vegetarian (LOVG)
Tomato Watermelon Gazpacho w/ Pistachios and Basil Oil
Creamy Roasted Tomato Gazpacho
(V/P/LOVG/LF; GF if you omit bread or use GF bread)
Farro, Peach, Arugula and Burrata Salad
Arugula, Watermelon & Feta Salad
(LOVG,/GF; LF/V if you omit Feta)
Thai Tuna Patties w/ Cilantro Cabbage Slaw
Shrimp Spring Rolls w/ Peanut Dipping Sauce
Blackened Fish Tacos w/ Creamy Avocado Sauce
(P; DF/GF if you check ingredients on Tartar Sauce and Tortillas, respectively)
Grilled Salmon Burgers w/ Pickled Onions & Sriracha Mayo
(P; DF/GF if you check ingredients in Mayo and use GF Panko Crumbs, respectively)
The BEST Lemon Herb Chicken Marinade
(DF/GF; toppings/bun not included)
Grilled Thai Turkey Burgers w/ Crunchy Asian Slaw
(GF/DF; toppings/bun not included)
Grilled Flank Steak w/ Sweet Corn & Radish Salad
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