Whether your idea of the perfect summer is finding adventure outdoors, gathering with family and friends, or lounging solo with a cold beverage and a book, spending hours in the kitchen is probably not high on your agenda.
The good news is you don’t have to sacrifice healthy eating in order to simplify your meal prep. We’ve rounded up a selection of easy-to-make recipes from our Health Hub that let you enjoy a delicious, home-cooked dinner and get back to savoring the rest of your summer.
Salads and Bowls
When the temperature is high, reach for one of our tasty salad recipes. The cooked components can be made in advance, which lets you keep your oven off and simply assemble the ingredients at mealtime. Bowls are another quick way to pull a healthy meal together, and they are as versatile as the food in your pantry, fridge or freezer.
Chicken & Spinach Salad with Raspberries
Southwestern Salmon and Spinach Salad
Fast and Fun Meals: Build a Bowl
Good ‘n healthy Power Bowl
Few Ingredients, Simple Prep
The recipes below require only a limited number of ingredients and simple instructions to make. They are rich in flavor and range from comfort food (hello, pasta!) to items you can leave all day in a slow cooker or toss on your grill. It doesn’t get easier than that.
Good 'n healthy Chicken Caprese
Baked Feta and Tomato Pasta
Dijon Grilled Chicken
Maple Glazed Salmon
Good 'n healthy Crockpot Chicken BBQ
We chose these recipes because they can be made in advance and reheat beautifully in the oven or microwave. Add a simple side salad or fresh fruit to make it a meal, or simply grab a single serving when you need a quick bite. Perfect for those nights your family members are on different schedules.
Good 'n healthy Crustless Quiche
Crustless Zucchini Pie
Good n' healthy Baked Ziti with Beef & Vegetables
Popeye’s Baked Eggs