These low-cal, no-cook salads, appetizers, and entrées make quick solutions for summer meals, ready in 30 minutes or less
These wraps take little work and are a great travel or on-the-go item. You could also serve the sauce on the side.
Recipe: Spicy Peanut, Carrot, and Snap Pea Wraps
Use a flavorful tapenade, which soaks into the bread as it sits, to give this sandwich a indulgent flavor. This would be a
great choice for a picnic or day at the beach.
Recipe: Pressed Italian Sandwiches
Nothing beats the heat like tossing together a quick no-cook salad like this panzanella.
Recipe: Chickpea Panzanella with Capers
Lettuce cups get a makeover with decadent chilled crab salad that’s a snap to whip up.
Recipe: Crab Salad Cups
Chilled cucumber soup gets revisited with this easy but highly flavorful twist to the classic. It can easily be made ahead,
just chill until ready to serve.
Recipe: Chilled Cucumber, Avocado, and Yogurt Soup
Using precooked shrimp is an easy way to beat the heat when making dinner. The mango and avocado add just the right amount
of creamy sweetness.
Recipe: Mango Avocado Shrimp Salad
Big, plump, and sweet figs are abundant in summer, making them a good choice to play center stage at warm weather meals.
Recipe: Fig and Prosciutto Plate
Raw vegetables sliced thinly and paired with creamy Greek yogurt are a cool solution to a warm day.
Recipe: Mediterranean Garden Wraps
Store-bought cooked chicken takes on a whole new dimension in this light and very flavorful dish.
Recipe: Rotisserie Chicken with Peaches, Walnuts, and Basil
Celebrate summer with a hearty dinner of vine-ripened tomatoes topped with a savory mix of tuna, cannellini beans, green onions,
and a lemony dressing.
Recipe: Tomato "Bruschetta" with Tuna and Cannellini Salad
Gazpacho takes on a new color with yellow bell peppers. Grapes, tomatoes, cucumber, and almonds add interesting crunch.
Recipe: Golden Gazpacho
To create your own healthy, no-cook dinners, use these with fresh foods like fruits and vegetables, breads, store-bought hummus,