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35 Healthy Recipes to Try This Summer

35 Healthy Recipes to Try This Summer

Between warmer weather and longer sunny days, summer can’t come quickly enough. And if you love to cook, you’re probably extra excited for all the seasonal fruits and vegetables to hit their peak! They’re perfect for whipping up the healthy summer recipes you’ve been waiting for all year.

And there’s so much more to summer recipes than sugary drinks and high-fat foods. To help you keep your diet dialed in while enjoying the flavors of summer, we compiled 35 of our favorite, easy, healthy summer recipes to go along with your tan. Bon appetit!

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Grilling Recipes

1. Chicken Kabobs with Veggies

healthy summer recipes - chicken kabobs

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2. Chicken and Vegetables with Ricotta and Lemon

healthy summer recipes - Chicken and Vegetables with Ricotta and Lemon

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3. Ginger Soy Flank Steak with Veggies

healthy summer recipes - Ginger Soy Flank Steak

Swap in your favorite summer veggies! Get the recipe at Openfit.

 

4. Dijon-Brown Sugar Marinated Steak

healthy summer recipes - Dijon-Brown Sugar Marinated Steak | iowagirleats.com

Get the recipe at Iowa Girl Eats.

 

5. Indian Spiced Grilled Chicken

healthy summer recipes - jerk chicken

Get the recipe at The Lemon Bowl.

 

6. Cilantro Lime Flank Steak

healthy summer recipes - cilantro lime flank steak

Get the recipe at How Sweet Eats.

 

7. Honey Garlic Dijon Pork Tenderloin Marinade

healthy summer recipes - Brushing a pork tenderloin marinade on with a pastry brush

Get the recipe at The Seasoned Mom.

 

8. Grilled Salmon Kabobs with Lemon Dill Marinade

healthy summer recipes - Four grilled salmon kabobs on a plate

Get the recipe at Plating Pixels.

 

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Healthy Summer Salad Recipes

9. Southwestern Salad

healthy summer recipes - southwestern salad

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10. Chicken, Strawberry, and Spinach Salad with Walnuts

healthy summer recipes - Chicken, Strawberry, and Spinach Salad

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11. Steak Salad with Lemon Tarragon Vinaigrette

healthy summer recipes - steak tarragon salad in bowl

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12. Yellow Pole Bean Salad

healthy summer recipes - Yellow Pole Bean Salad

Get the recipe at Sustain My Cooking Habit.

 

13. Sage Pesto Farro Salad

Sage Pesto Farro Salad

Get the recipe at Twists & Zests.

 

14. Easy Cucumber Tomato Salad With Cauliflower

This Easy Cucumber Tomato Salad With Cauliflower is amazingly healthy, deliciously crunchy and it is very easy to make! Make it for a picnic, or for dinner today #healthy #healthyrecipes #healthyfood #healthyeating #cooking #food #recipes #vegetarian #vegetarianrecipes #vegetables #veganrecipes #vegan #veganfood #ketodiet #ketorecipes #lowcarb #lowcarbdiet #lowcarbrecipes #glutenfree #glutenfreerecipes #dairyfree #sidedish #salads

Get the recipe at Tasty Galxy.

 

Vegetarian Recipes

14. Healthier Deviled Eggs

healthy summer recipes - healthier deviled eggs

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15. Sheet Pan Spicy Sriracha Vegan Bowl

healthy summer recipes - sheet pan siracha

Get the recipe at Cass Clay Cooking.

 

17. Sautéed Squash Blossoms

healthy summer recipes - sauteed squash blossoms

Get the recipe at Kitchen of Youth.

 

18. Classic French Ratatouille

healthy summer recipes - Classic French Ratatouille

Get the recipe at Bacon is Magic

 

Summer Soup Recipes

19. Chilled Cucumber Soup with Dill and Mint

Get the recipe at Gale & Plum.

 

20. Zucchini Soup with Basil

Overhead shot of a bowl of creamy zucchini soup with zoodles on top, surrounded by basil leaves

Get the recipe at Veggie Desserts.

 

21. Cold Watermelon Gazpacho Soup

healthy summer recipes - Cold Watermelon Gazpacho Soup

Get the recipe at My Pure Plants.

 

Dessert Recipes

22. Watermelon Popsicles

healthy summer recipes - watermelon popsicles

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23. Tropical Fruit Salad with Coconut

healthy summer recipes - Tropical Fruit Salad

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24. Banana Nice Cream

healthy summer recipes - Nice Cream

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25. Strawberry Parfait with Balsamic Vinegar

healthy summer recipes - Strawberry Parfait with Balsamic Vinegar

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26. Berry Chia Seed Pudding

healthy summer recipes - berry chia pudding

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27. Greek Mango Snack

healthy summer recipes - greek mango snack

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28. Healthier Lemon Loaf Cake

healthy summer recipes - Healthier Lemon Loaf Recipe

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29. 4th of July Coconut Water Fresh Berry Popsicles

healthy summer recipes - Coconut Water Fresh Berry Popsicles

Get the recipe at Back to the Book Nutrition.

 

Drink Recipes

30. Skinny Margarita

healthy summer recipes - Skinny Margarita Recipe

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31. Beet Berry Superfood Smoothie

healthy summer recipes - beet berry smoothie

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32. Peachy Taro Superfood Smoothie

healthy summer recipes - peachy taro smoothie

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33. Lemon Matcha Superfood Latte

healthy summer recipes - lemon matcha latte

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34. Watermelon Lime Slushies

Watermelon Lime Slushie

Get the recipe at Mighty Mrs.

 

35. Sparking Red, White, and Blue Sangria

healthy summer drink recipes - Sparking Red, White, and Blue Sangria

Get the recipe at Gimme Some Oven.

Chelsea Frank

About

Chelsea Frank was born and bullied in Los Angeles, CA. When she's not performing stand up comedy or crying while doing squats, Chelsea writes about all things health, beauty, and travel. Her work has been featured in Shape, Uproxx, TripSavvy, The Daily Beast, Thrillist, and Reductress, among others. Fun fact: she's traveled to over 50 countries and has gotten sick in pretty much all of them! Follow her on Twitter.

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