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The 5 Best Summer Recipes

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The 5 Best Summer Recipes
Well being and weight loss concept, berry smoothie.

Summer is the time when you want to get out of the kitchen and on to the patio. We've rounded up some of our favorite easy recipes that require little to no cooking.

1. HEIRLOOM TOMATO, AVOCADO AND GOAT CHEESE Salad
HEIRLOOM TOMATO, AVOCADO AND GOAT CHEESE PLATE

1 HEIRLOOM TOMATO, AVOCADO AND GOAT CHEESE SALAD

Start with heirloom tomatoes as your base and then top with avocado and goat cheese. Keep the dressing simple: white balsamic vinegar, full extra-virgin olive oil and a little salt and pepper.

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2. 2-Minute Microwave Spinach Fritatta
Microwave spinach fritatta

2 2-MINUTE MICROWAVE SPINACH FRITATTA

How to Make Spinach Frittata

You only need 2 minutes and 5 ingredients for this yummy breakfast that's high in protein πŸ’ͺ🏼🍳

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You only need two minutes and five ingredients for this yummy breakfast (or lunch!) that's high in protein. There's also no really "cooking" involved. Just pop the ingredients in the microwave for two minutes, let cool and enjoy.

3. Crunchy Avocado Chickpea Toast
Avocado toast with chickpeas and feta.

3 CRUNCHY AVOCADO CHICKPEA TOAST

This is avocado toast on steroids. The roasted chickpeas and feta provide 12 grams of protein and spices like cayenne, cinnamon and ginger add antioxidants, which help protect against free radical damage.

4. Beet Linguine With Goat Cheese and Arugula
Beet linguine with goat cheese and arugula.

4 BEET LINGUINE WITH GOAT CHEESE AND ARUGULA

A low-carb twist on linguine featuring beet "pasta," this vibrant, purple-hued dish is perfect to enjoy during the warmer months. After spiralizing the beets, simmer them quickly in vegetable broth until tender then toss with the cheese and arugula.

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Mixed Berry and Flaxseed Smoothie
Mixed berry and flaxseed smoothie

MIXED BERRY AND FLAXSEED SMOOTHIE

This is the perfect smoothie to have in your back pocket whenever you need a quick meal or post-workout pick-me-up. Combining mixed berries with almond milk, flaxseed, Greek yogurt and flaxseed gives you the right amount of protein and fiber to feel satisfied β€” until your next meal, of course.

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What Do YOU Think?
Group of friends making barbeque in the backyard

WHAT DO YOU THINK?

What are your go-to summer meals? Have you made any of these recipes? Tell us in the comments!

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