17 Easy Summer Recipes
1. Pineapple Pork with Coconut Rice
Via Pinch of Yum
Sticky-sweet pork, juicy pineapple, fresh herbs, jalapeño, and crispy onions all served over a bed of fluffy coconut rice. SO GOOD!
2. Steak and Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette
We all know summer won’t be summer without some steak on some days. This steak and salad recipe is high in protein, contains lots of veggies, and comes with delicious balsamic vinaigrette!
3. Chicken Amatriciana Traybake
Via Good Food
Here’s another very easy great-tasting chicken dish for you. This chorizo and chicken combo are high in protein and full of flavour. It’s not just another traybake recipe for the whole family, we’re pretty sure everyone will love this.
4. Teriyaki Chicken Skewers
Some high-protein chicken skewers in half an hour, anyone? This great-looking dish would make you feel like you’re on a holiday trip – beachside and not a care on the world. Perfect for lunches or early dinner with family and friends… or just by yourself!
5. Barbecue Grilled Pineapple & Tofu Kebabs (Vegan)
Via Simply Quinoa
Who said you can only have chicken skewers or beef kebabs? This vegan version is something to try out next time you’re in search of a meatless recipe – it’s vegan and filling at the same time.
6. Hoisin-Glazed Salmon w/ Broccoli & Sesame Rice
We’ve got three words for this high-protein bowl: easy, quick, and delicious!
7. Chickpea Tuna Salad
Via Well Plated
A colorful dish for the summer! This salad is packed with protein, fiber, and flavour. It’s so easy to make and IG-worthy!
8. Five-Spice Beef Kebobs
Via Just A Taste
So we gave you chicken skewers and even tofu kebabs – fret not, here’s a beef version! This recipe is so easy to make you’ll only need 20 minutes to make this dish.
9. Easy Chicken Tacos
Something to serve for Taco Tuesdays maybe? These quick and easy tacos will surely be a hit! Although it’s not the most authentic version of a Mexican taco, anyone would still enjoy it!
10. Summer Panzanella
Via Gimme Some Oven
Looking for a perfect side or main dish to serve this summer? This Summer Panzanella is so colorful and tasty at the same time! Packed with colorful veggies, chickpeas, and toasted bread – this is a treat for everyone.
11. Grilled Flank Steak & Vegetables
Via Damn Delicious
Summertime is the best time for that simple BBQ. This grilled flank steak was described as “the BEST and EASIEST tender flank steak ever!” – and we have to agree. Just look at that!
12. Quinoa, Black Bean & Edamame Summer Salad
Via Food for Fitness
Quinoa and edamame beans are two of the best sources of plant-based protein. More and more folks are cooking with quinoa, probably because it’s extremely versatile, tasty and it’s great as a hot dish or served chilled like in this salad.
13. Grilled Shrimp with Old Bay and Aioli
Via Bon Appetit
This grilled shrimp recipe got rave reviews for being so good and easy to make! Another mouthwatering recipe for the next summer gathering.
14. 30-Minute Creamy Chicken, Corn and Tomato Skillet
Via Pure Wow
We’re all fans of simple recipes with amazing results! This high-protein dish is good-to-go in only 30 minutes and it will be a sure hit to everyone – “a total crowd-pleaser.”
15. Grilled Pork Chops with Spicy Balsamic Grilled Peaches
Via Foodie Crush
Ever wondered how grilled peaches taste like? AMAZING. Try this simple grilled pork chops recipe paired with grilled peaches and you’ll know that we’re not lying.
16. Sheet Pan Italian Chicken
Via Well Plated
With a total prep and cooking time of 55 mins, this recipe makes it worth it! This baked Italian chicken recipe is cooked in one pan and you can use whatever veggies you prefer! Easy, tasty, and healthy.
17. Chimichurri Chicken
“Barbecue + Chicken + Fresh Herbs = Magic” – and we couldn’t agree more! This barbecued chicken recipe is just perfect for that next BBQ party. It’s packed with flavours from fresh herbs and spices and just tastes so good!