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If you’re looking for easy summer meal prep ideas to make busy weeknights easier, you’ll love this list of healthy meals that are perfect to enjoy on a hot summer night.
Summer is a great time to simplify your routines. Cooking up a main dish with few ingredients is a great way to create easy meals when the warmer weather leaves you with a low energy level after a scorching hot day!
These are some of the best summer dinner ideas to include in your weekly meal prep. These meal prep recipes include light and summery ingredients like lime juice, black beans, chicken breast, and fresh mozzarella cheese.
You can’t go wrong with these summer recipes! They are the perfect way to welcome warmer months, and still get dinner on the table in less time. Double your recipe and have extra for the next night, or to take for your work lunches.
This easiest ever 3-ingredient chili recipe is thick, hearty, packed with flavor, and comes together in only 30 minutes. Serve with your favorite chili toppings for a quick and easy summer dinner that is sure to be a hit with the entire family.
Some of the best dinners are the quickest. These Baked Shrimp Skewers with Vegan Aji Verde Sauce is just as satisfying as it is fast! You’ll have it on the table in 15 minutes or less! These shrimp skewers are soy free, gluten free, plant based and clean.
This healthy and delicious Chinese Chicken Salad combines Napa and red cabbage, carrots, chicken, sweet red bell pepper, sliced almonds, and crispy chow mein noodles all drizzled with a sweet ginger soy based vinaigrette. Using already cooked chicken the salad comes together in less than 20 minutes making it perfect for those busy summer nights.
Try squash blossom quesadillas for a quick, easy-to-make, and flavorful meal. Squash blossoms, melty vegan cheese, and fresh vegetables are packed into rustic blue corn tortillas and served with dips like salsa verde.
This easy Gluten-Free Greek Pasta Salad is vegan, dairy-free, allergy-free, loaded with fresh crunchy veggies, & a homemade greek vinaigrette! A healthy Mediterranean cold side dish recipe that takes the ingredients of a classic Greek salad, juicy tomatoes, crisp cucumbers, kalamata olives, red onion, green pepper, & adds pasta!
This Brioche Topped With Strawberries recipe is a super quick and easy summer dish. Perfect for a weeknight meal or to switch up your weekend breakfast. Fresh, juicy and sweet strawberries on a toasted, buttery brioche slice make this delicious summer dish!
These Ground Turkey Zucchini Boats are the perfect meal when you're in the mood for something light and delicious. Warm zucchini is stuffed with juicy ground turkey, flavorful pasta sauce, and fluffy couscous.
This gluten-free tater tot casserole is a one-dish meal of classic comfort food that will become an instant family favorite and satisfy even your picky eaters. This great recipe is the epitome of a family friendly weeknight meal that the whole family will cheer for!
Salmon filets, potatoes, and asparagus are flavored with butter, lemon and dill and baked in parcels. This meal is incredibly easy to put together! Wrap up all of your ingredients in foil and bake in the oven!
Vietnamese Stir Fried Chayote Squash with Beef, or Su Su Xao Thit Bo, is an easy recipe with only 6 ingredients. It's stir fried with sliced beef, fish sauce, and oyster sauce for plenty of flavor. Great on its own or paired with rice or noodles!
Personal, thin crust pizza made with tortillas, delicious pizza sauce, part-skim mozzarella and your favorite toppings (pepperoni, sausage crumbles, black olives, tomato slices, fresh basil, you name it)! Use gluten free or low-carb tortillas if desired.
This Prosciutto Chicken and Broccoli Sheet Pan Meal Recipe couldn't be any easier to make. Tender, juicy chicken, wrapped in fresh sage leaves and crispy prosciutto, with roasted broccoli, tossed in balsamic vinegar, olive oil and spices. Best of all, it only dirties one pan and comes together in less than 30 minutes.
This beautiful creamy linguine al limone recipe comes from Italy's famous land of lemons, Sorrento and the Amalfi coast. It's easy to make and can be ready in the time it takes to boil the water and cook pasta.
This delicious Margherita flatbread pizza recipe is going to be your new favorite flatbread pizza. It’s delicious and easy to assemble that makes this naan pizza a perfect light summer lunch or dinner meal for when you don’t feel like cooking.
These rosemary chicken filets with turmeric are full of the flavor of herbs and spice, yet are a very easy dinner recipe. Perfect on the grill for summer cookouts!
Thanks so much for including my pasta al limone in this collection. So many great summer meal ideas, I’m going to pin and share this round up! All the best from Italy!
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