Chop, chill and relax: these recipes require no cooking so you can sweat over something else. Even if it's too hot to cook, you can still eat well with these cool, quick summer bites. You don't need any heat to complete a healthy, satisfying meal that's easy to deal with during the dog days of summer.
Scallop Ceviche: A refreshing summer escape with cucumbers and oranges. Link to recipe here.
Tomato and Burrata Salad: A fresh zing of seasonal cherry tomatoes and creamy, cool burrata. Link to recipe here.
Smoked Salmon and Cucumber Bites: Simple and elegant, the perfect light bites to serve for a party. Link to recipe here.
Radishes with Whipped Butter and Sea Salt: A classic snack idea, especially when radishes are in season. Link to recipe here.
Farm Tomato Gazpacho: Enjoy how easy and flavorful this soup is while great tomatoes are in season. This might become your go-to summer soup. Link to recipe here.
Collard Green Hummus Wraps: Perfect for a light lunch and to get kids to eat veggies. Link to recipe here.
DIY Cheese Board: Always a crowd pleaser, you can't go wrong with some delicious cheese. This summer, choose seasonal fruits as your accompaniments. Link to recipe here.
Recipes courtesy of Brent Sims, Mark Russell, Tim Sullivan, and Samantha Pagan