Too hot to cook? Keep your cool this summer with nutritious no-cook meal ideas your whole family will love.
Crowd-pleasing chickpea and carrot salad
This make-ahead salad is perfect for lunch. Pack the salad and dressing separately. Toss together just before digging in. Get the recipe.
Cold shrimp rolls
If kids aren’t keen on the peanut sauce, try ranch dressing instead. For a vegetarian option, substitute firm tofu for the shrimp. Get the recipe.
Stuffed spinning tomato tops
Make these delicious finger foods with the kids. They come together quickly and deliver just enough tang, sweetness and crunch. Get the recipe.
Mexican Bean Dip
Load this dip inside pita pockets along with lettuce, sliced tomato and cucumber. Get the recipe.
Terrific tuna and tomato salad
Equally delicious tucked in a sandwich or eaten with a fork. This tuna salad is a perfect way to use summer-ripened tomatoes. Get the recipe.
Crunchy broccoli salad with cheddar and chicken
Grill some extra chicken earlier in the week and then throw this meal together in a snap. The combination of fresh broccoli, grilled chicken and cheddar is sure to be a hit with the family. Get the recipe.
Fresh avocado and bean lettuce wrap
For an easy appetizer, prepare the bean filling separately from the lettuce, and assemble just before you’re ready to eat. Get the recipe.
Cobb salad with tangy citrus dressing
Bring this hearty salad along to your next picnic or summer potluck. Get the recipe.
Greek lentil salad
The lentils add a delicious twist to this Greek salad. It tastes even better the next day! Get the recipe.
Lime-zested tomatillo-black bean salad
Add a fresh spin to family taco night with these zesty wraps. Get the recipe.