15 Healthy Summer Recipes [Quick & Delish!]


Need some delish, quick & healthy summer recipes this Labor Day? Look no further.

Healthy Summer Salad Recipes

Chop Chop Salad

Healthy Summer Recipes - Chop Chop Salad

This Chop Chop Salad is a new summer favorite – a hearty, refreshing, and tasty blend of radishes, carrots, celery, and cucumber topped with crispy crunchy baked chickpea croutons.

Sweet & Salty Antioxidant Salad

Sweet & Salty Antioxidant Salad

This Sweet & Salty Antioxidant Salad makes a great summer side dish and is a delicious way to get in your dark leafy greens. Pair it with a protein of choice, such as this simple Lemon Pepper Salmon or my favorite 5-Spice Salmon to make it a complete meal.

Spicy Blueberry Salad with Hemp-Crusted Avocado

Spicy Blueberry Arugula Salad

This antioxidant-packed Spicy Blueberry Salad with Hemp-Crusted Avocado makes for a delicious and hearty lunch that can even be made the day before and enjoyed the next day. With 25 grams of protein and 40% of your recommended daily intake for iron, this salad won’t leave you hungry or tired.

Kale Avocado Salad with Chickpea Croutons

Kale Avocado Salad With Chickpea Croutons

This crave-worthy Kale Avocado Salad is flavorful, tender, and refreshing. Top it up with some crunchy chickpea croutons for added crunch!

Healthy Summer Soup Recipes

Quick Zucchini Mint Soup

Zucchini Mint Soup

This refreshing, flavorful, creamy Zucchini Mint Soup is ready to eat in less than 20 minutes and aids digestion too.

Watermelon Gazpacho

Watermelon Gazpacho

Watermelon Gazpacho is a refreshing twist on the classic cold summer soup recipe.

Green Gazpacho

Healthy Summer Recipes - Green Gazpacho

This refreshing Green Gazpacho will help cool you down and re-hydrate you in the most delicious way possible.

Healthy Summer Snack Recipes

Coconut Cassava Tortilla Chips

Healthy Summer Recipes - Coconut Cassava Tortilla Chips

These easy to make grain-free, gluten-free Cassava And Coconut Chips are sturdy enough to hold up under the heaviest of dips…like chunky guacamole or homemade hummus.

Peach Salsa

Peach Salsa

This Peach Salsa is versatile: use it as a dip for tortilla chips, put it on top of seafood (I love it on baked wild salmon), or a green salad.

Healthy Summer Recipes

Roasted Tomato & Pesto Pizza

Healthy Summer Recipes - Roasted Tomato & Pesto Pizza

This mouthwatering Roasted Tomato & Pesto Pizza makes use of summer’s bounty, and happens to be gluten-free, dairy-free, and absolutely delish.

Fully Loaded Slimming Tacos

Healthy Summer Recipes - Fully Loaded Slimming Tacos

This is probably the healthiest taco recipe. The “shell” is a romaine lettuce leaf, and it’s topped with a delicious walnut lentil taco “meat”, along with my slimming radish salsaguacamole, and cashew sour cream.

Healthy Summer Dessert Recipes

Watermelon Cake

Healthy Summer Recipes - Watermelon Cake

This Watermelon Cake is satisfying, and sweet, not to mention visually stunning, making it the perfect dessert for a hot summer day.

Pineapple Ginger Pops

Healthy Summer Recipes - Pineapple Ginger Pops

These Pineapple Ginger Pops make a classic refreshing, summer dessert.

Healthy Summer Drink Recipes (Non-Alcoholic)

Alkalizing Celery Lemonade

Alkalizing Celery Lemonade

This Alkalizing Celery Lemonade is an incredibly refreshing beverage on a hot, dry summer day. It’s great for digestion and elimination.

Watermelon Lemonade

Watermelon Lemonade

This quick Watermelon Lemonade recipe will brighten any summer day. It’s cold and refreshing and comes together in less than 5 minutes.

If you try any of these healthy summer recipes, let me know! Leave a comment and don’t forget to tag a photo @mariamarlowe on Instagram or Facebook. I’d love to see what you come up with!

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