Too hot turn on your oven and heat up the house? These summery recipes are perfect for days like that. No oven required!
It’s the middle of July, and most of the U.S. is being hit with a massive heatwave. On hot and humid summer days, the last thing we want to do is turn on the oven and heat up the house even more. We want light and fresh meals, featuring summer produce. These recipes are perfect for days like that! We’ve rounded up our favorite seasonal salads, easy dinners, and even a few dessert recipes. Enjoy!
This Easy Appetizer is beautiful and outrageously delicious. Serve it with warm crusty bread and be sure to make plenty! It will get gobbled up before you can say “Herb Marinated Goat Cheese”!
A delicious, fresh twist on the same-old, same-old broccoli salad! This Watercress Grape Broccoli Salad is perfect on a hot summer day, alongside grilled entrees, burgers or on its own!
When summer tomatoes are at their peak, this is the salad you want to make! Simple yet incredibly delicious, this Ballymaloe Summer Tomato Salad may just be the best thing you eat all season!
Fresh veggies, Feta, olives, cannellini beans, pearl pasta, and a vibrant, easy dressing – this might be the Best Greek Salad ever!
What do you get when you combine crisp greens, juicy ripe peaches, sweet plump blueberries, vibrant pickled red onions and crunchy candied almonds with a sweet, tangy poppy seed dressing? This fabulous Blueberry Peach Poppy Seed Salad! Just add some rotisserie chicken and you’ve got a complete meal.
This Mexican Corn and Bean Salad is wonderful for potlucks, with chips and makes a fabulous side for sandwiches and grilled entreés.
If you’re looking for the freshest, most delicious summer salad imaginable, this Stone Fruit Tomato Caprese Salad is IT! The fabulous Sweet Basil Dressing is the crowning glory!
This Grilled Steak Salad and Sweet Cherry Salad is the perfect summer salad – healthy, hearty, bursting with fresh, seasonal ingredients and loaded with tender, succulent steak!
Tired of dry, tough boneless chicken breasts? These Juicy, Tender Chicken Breasts are so delicious and (like rotisserie chicken) can be used for a zillion different things as well as for an entreé!
This Mexican Sugar-Seared Salmon Salad is one of our favorite meals ever. Use this easy, healthy salmon recipe in lots of other ways too!
Making homemade lemon curd can be a complicated process. Not this Microwave Lemon Curd! It’s silky smooth, bursting with bright lemon flavor and color and comes together in minutes!
With sweet, lightly stewed blackberries layered with tangy vanilla whipped cream and yogurt, this delicious Irish Blackberry Fool is easy to put together and universally loved. It’s perfect for both fancy dinner parties and casual nights at home!
Although it tastes like the decadently delicious and old-fashioned kind, this Microwave Caramel Sauce is amazingly easy!