50+ Light Summer Meals


Looking to eat healthy and stay cool this summer? Here are 50+ of the best light summer meals!

50+ of the best light summer meals!

Summer is almost here, friends! With warmer weather right around the corner, it’s time to go for cooler, fresher, lighter meals. Today, we’re sharing some of our favorite light summer meals for the fun days ahead!

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50+ Light Summer Meals

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Honey Balsamic Chicken & Veggies

There's nothing like a good, easy sheet pan dinner recipe. Especially when it's this Honey Balsamic Chicken & Veggies recipe, which can also be made into a freezer meal! (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free)

Barbecue Ranch Pasta Salad

Barbecue Ranch Pasta Salad in a white bowl

Meal Prep Southwest Chicken Burrito Bowls

Easy Mexican Barbacoa Tacos

Easy Mexican Barbacoa Tacos by Jar Of Lemons! Corn tortillas topped with slow cooked chuck roast beef, avocado, tomatoes, onions, and feta cheese. So yummy!

Best Lemon Balsamic Lentil Salad

BEST Lemon Balsamic Lentil Salad!

Vegan Turmeric Quinoa Power Bowls

YUM! These Vegan Turmeric Quinoa Power Bowls are loaded with nutrition, antioxidants, fiber, protein, and healthy fats!

30-Minute Mexican Cauliflower Rice Recipe

30-Minute Mexican Cauliflower Rice Recipe

Spicy Southwest Whole30 Stuffed Peppers

Spicy Southwest Whole30 Stuffed Peppers in a casserole dish

Avocado Strawberry Spinach Salad

The Best Easy Salsa Recipe

Spicy Salmon Tacos W/ Avocado Lime Dressing

Spicy Salmon Tacos w/ Avocado Lime Dressing

The Best Easy Avocado Toast Recipe

The BEST Easy Avocado Toast Recipe

Spicy Grilled Shrimp W/ Pineapple Sauce

Spicy Grilled Shrimp on a cutting board and white table

Cheesy Chicken Spaghetti Squash Casserole

Cheesy Chicken Spaghetti Squash Casserole (Freezer Meal)! Gluten free and easy to make!

Shrimp Guacamole Tostadas

Shrimp Guacamole Tostadas! Gluten-free and perfect as a quick and healthy lunch, dinner, or appetizer!

10-Minute Margherita Pita Bread Pizzas

These are SO good and super easy to make! 10-Minute Margherita Pita Bread Pizzas!

Easy Baked Teriyaki Salmon Recipe

5-Ingredient Vegan Enchiladas

5-Ingredient Vegan Enchiladas

30-Minute Healthy Sloppy Joes

30-Minute Healthy Sloppy Joes Recipe (Freezer Meal)! Gluten free, easy to make, and perfect for a weeknight dinner.

Skinny Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

Skinny Creamy Chicken Enchiladas (Freezer Meal) by Jar Of Lemons!

5-Minute Spinach Vegetarian Quesadillas

5-Minute Spinach Vegetarian Quesadillas by Jar Of Lemons!

The Best Easy Healthy Lasagna Recipe

The BEST Easy Healthy Lasagna Recipe! Delicious and easy to make!

Avocado Egg Salad Sandwich

Avocado Egg Salad Sandwich! Creamy avocado egg salad with microgreens between two slices of whole grain bread. Yum!

Roasted Harissa Eggplant Halves

Top view of Roasted Harissa Eggplant Halves on a plate

Sesame Tahini Noodles W/ Roasted Veggies

Sesame Tahini Noodles made with tofu shirataki noodles and roasted veggies topped with green onions, sesame seeds, and served with radishes are the perfect vegan and gluten free dinner recipe!

Easy Healthy Taco Salad W/ Ground Turkey

Easy Healthy Taco Salad w/ Ground Turkey!

Mediterranean Salad Bowls W/ Lebanese BBQ Meatballs

Mediterranean Salad Bowls w/ Lebanese BBQ Meatballs! This gluten-free recipe makes for an easy, healthy weeknight dinner. Also perfect for having people over!

Roasted Radish, Arugula, & Havarti Pita Bread Pizzas

Roasted Radish, Arugula, & Havarti Pita Bread Pizzas! Healthy, vegetarian, easy to make, ready in 10 minutes. YUM!

Easy Lemon Garlic Shrimp & Quinoa

Easy Lemon Garlic Shrimp & Quinoa on a plate

Spicy Southwest Butternut Squash Casserole

Spicy Southwest Butternut Squash Casserole! Gluten free, 30 minutes. Healthy and delicious!

On-The-Go Tuna Lettuce Wraps

On-The-Go Tuna Lettuce Wraps (2 Ways)!

10-Minute Protein Loaded Nachos

10-Minute Protein Loaded Nachos! Healthy, gluten free, easy to make!

Roasted Beets & Sweet Potato Salad

Roasted Beets & Sweet Potato Salad! Easy to make and delicious!

Turmeric Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps

Turmeric Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps!

Lightened-Up Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese

Lightened-Up Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese!

Baked Mahi-Mahi Tacos

Baked Mahi-Mahi Tacos! Easy to make and gluten free! (top shot)

BBQ Chicken Power Bowls

Angled shot BBQ Chicken Power Bowls

Skinny Chicken Tortilla Soup

Slow Cooker Skinny Chicken Tortilla Soup

Healthy Sriracha Tuna Stuffed Avocado

Healthy Sriracha Tuna Stuffed Avocado!

30-Minute Blackened Salmon Tacos

30-Minute Blackened Salmon Tacos! Gluten-free and a quick, healthy, easy weeknight dinner!

Radish & Tangerine Detox Quinoa Salad

Radish & Tangerine Detox Salad! Vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free!

Spinach & Mushroom Naan Pizza

Spinach & Mushroom Naan Pizza! Vegan, vegetarian, and perfect for an easy, healthy dinner!Easy Quinoa Salad With Feta Cheese

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