Don't let this simple salad fool you – it may be simple but it's also incredibly refreshing and delicious. It makes the perfect side at a summer barbecue!
Nothing says summer like corn on the cob. It's an American favorite and this recipe puts a nice twist of flavor into it. Remember, corn is a starchy vegetable, so serve it with some lean protein and a low-carb vegetable like green beans, zucchini or a salad.
Grilling is a quick and healthy way to eat more veggies. This recipe is simply delicious and an easy side that can be added to any meal. If you have any leftovers from this recipe, the grilled zucchini would go great in a breakfast omelet the next day.
This salsa is better than anything you will buy in a jar! It's delicious, quick, and uses all fresh ingredients that you might already have in your kitchen. If you don't want to serve it with chips, try it with cucumbers, celery or jicama. It would also make a great topping for tacos!
For an even shorter prep time, use store-bought guacamole to make this recipe.
Save yourself time prepping this recipe by buying watermelon that is already cut and cubed!
Try this tasty smoothie for breakfast or lunch. It's June, so you could experiment with fresh peaches since summer is the peak season!
Add rotisserie chicken or grilled shrimp to turn this salad into an entrée. Otherwise, it can be served as a tasty side dish to complement grilled chicken or fish.
Summer is a great time for smoothies, so we're bringing you a unique bonus recipe from the American Diabetes Association's Simply Smoothies cookbook by Linda Gassenheimer.
Cook fresh corn on the cob for this recipe by simmering it in boiling water for 8 minutes. Let the ears of corn cool, and then use a sharp knife to cut the kernels off the cob.
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