Too hot to even think about turning on the stove (let alone the oven!) to cook dinner? We hear that loud and clear. That's why we've rounding up our favorite no-heat summer recipes that will leave you feeling satisfied and even refreshed. Packed with in-season and lots of herbaceous extras, they'll quickly become your new go-to's. (Psst! If you have only enough energy to input a DoorDash order, that totally counts as a no-heat meal, too! We've all been there, friend.)
Chef's Salad with Blue Cheese & Ham
Get your fix of salty and crunchy with this no-heat salad and homemade dressing.
Rainbow Collard Wraps with Peanut Dipping Sauce
These are easy to assemble, plus you can prep them ahead of time for a quick lunch on-the-go.
Farmers Market Chilled Soup with Cucumber Salad
Gazpachos are a brilliant summer meal because they rely solely on marinating the ingredients in a tangy vinaigrette which "cooks" through acid and salt breaking down their cellulose structure. Sound too complicated? This recipe just requires throwing ingredients in a bowl and blending, so don't be scared off.
Honey Yogurt Fig Pops
The summer breakfast of champions the whole family will love.
Garden Veggie Chickpea Salad Sandwich
Make a batch of this and have lunch on-hand all week long. You can eat it as a sandwich, wrap or straight from the bowl.
Corn, Shrimp + Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Pepita Dressing
The saltiness of the cotija paired with the sweetness of raw corn is *chef's kiss*.