Simple Summer Recipes
Wondering what to cook for dinner and how to spruce up your late summer recipes?
Where do you find your summer produce? Buying in season is the most delicious and economical way to purchase fruits and vegetables.
What produce is available in late summer?
Summer produce is available from your garden, the local farmer’s market, vegetable stand or local grocery. The best recipes include: watermelon, eggplant, and tomatoes. Also, green beans, beets, carrots, collards, corn, cucumbers, kale and okra. Yes, if you have not tried okra, now is the time. Plus, there is an abundance of peppers, summer squash, blueberries, blackberries, apples, honeydew, nectarines, peaches, plumbs and pears.
- Green Beans
- Summer Squash
Using fresh produce will make your recipes so tasty!
Here are some of our favorite summer recipes:
Watermelon Feta Salad:
Grilled Veggie Sandwich:
Low Fodmap Kebabs
Mexican Street Corn
And to top it off, here is a fun infographic to print and hang on your refrigerator!tst
More Quick and Easy Recipes:
Did you know that we have a Pinterest board filled with recipes? Take a look at our Maryland Dietitians Board for more inspiration.
We also have an extensive database of our favorite recipes which is searchable by ingredients.
And we have written a book on healthy eating made simple. Find our more about our Nourished: 10 Ingredients to Happy, Healthy Eating here.
Rebecca Bitzer loves to empower Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs) and their clients. Co-author of Welcome to the Rebelution: Seven steps to the nutrition counseling practice of your dreams and Taste the Sweet Rebellion: Rebel against dieting.