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3 Easy Healthy Summer Dinner Recipes That Are Quick To Make

In the mood for a light healthy meal that delivers on taste? Check out these 3 easy healthy recipe ideas perfect for making a quick light summer time dinner using fresh nutritious ingredients.

chicken kabob skewers

It's hot outside and your craving something light and nutritious for dinner that can be made quickly, but what should you make?

We got you covered with these 3 summer recipe ideas that are easy to make with nutritious ingredients.

Quick To Make Healthy Dinner Recipe Ideas

Making healthy dinner meals is all about using quality ingredients that are nutrient rich.

In the Summer, you can even harvest a variety of fresh ingredients right from you backyard to create healthy dinner meals for your family that are nutrient rich.

Ingredients like cucumbers, tomatoes, zucchini, and lemon mint are all easy to grow and produce abundantly throughout the summer.

These healthy dinner ideas are versatile using a variety of easy cooking methods to make satisfying healthy dinners for your family in no time.

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#1 Salmon and Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Steamed Broccoli

Flaky tender salmon filets with roasted sweet potatoes and fresh steamed broccoli is a healthy dinner meal that delivers on taste and a super easy to make.

What You Need:

Salmon Filets

Sweet Potatoes

Raw Broccoli





Olive Oil


How To Cook:

  1. Dice sweet potatoes and toss with olive oil, salt, and cinnamon then place into 375 degree F. oven on a covered baking sheet to cook for 30 minutes flipping potatoes halfway through.

  2. 15 minutes prior to sweet potatoes are finished add your salmon filets that have been seasoned with salt, pepper, olive oil, and dill to a separate baking sheet uncovered.

  3. Steam cut broccoli florets on the cooktop until just softened then toss in melted butter.

chicken kabobs on the grill

#2 Grilled Chicken Kabobs with Tzatziki Sauce and Roasted Zucchini

Grilled chicken kabobs covered in a a fresh Tzatziki sauce with oven roasted zucchini is a tasty dinner meal that is easy to make on a warm summer day.

What You Need:

Chicken Breast




Red Peppers

Sour Cream





Lemon Mint


How To Cook:

  1. Cut zucchini in half then place cut side down cutting zucchini into crescent shapes then season with salt, pepper, and olive oil tossing it into the oven at 375 degrees F. on a covered baking sheet for 30 minutes flipping halfway through.

  2. Create tzatziki sauce with sour cream, finely minced cucumbers, chopped lemon mint, salt, pepper, and dill.

  3. Season chicken breast with turmeric, salt, pepper, garlic, and olive oil after cutting into cubes and skewering the kabobs alternating chopped raw onion and red peppers then grill 8-10 minutes flipping kabobs halfway through.

shrimp in cast iron skillet with lemon wedges

#3 Sheet Pan Shrimp with Roasted Potatoes and Corn

Jumbo shrimp tossed in a garlic sauce marinade with zesty roasted potatoes and sweet corn is a delightful healthy combination that is easy to make.

What You Need:

Jumbo Shrimp

Russet Potatoes

Corn on the Cob





Italian Seasoning



Olive Oil

How To Cook:

  1. Soak corn on the cob with husks in water and then add them to a separate covered baking sheet cooking at 375 degree F. for 40 minutes then allow to cool and remove husks.

  2. Wash then cube Russet potatoes and season with salt, pepper, garlic, Italian seasoning, oregano, and olive oil then place onto a covered baking sheet and into the oven at 375 degree F. for 35 minutes tossing potatoes halfway through.

  3. Toss clean peeled shrimp in salt, pepper, garlic, parsley, and olive oil place uncovered cooking for 10 minutes flipping halfway.

  4. Drizzle a melted butter with garlic and parsley sauce overtop of the shrimp and melted butter over cooked corn with a sprinkle of fresh salt.

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Summer Time Meals That Are Quick and Easy Plus Healthy To Eat

Summer time is the perfect season to make fresh healthy meals for your family that are easy to make and nutritious to eat.

With the garden in full swing it is easy to source the freshest ingredients right from your backyard to make healthy meals at home.

With all that the garden has to offer you can feed your family the healthiest foods, while saving money by growing your own produce.

And that is just simply a win win for any homemaker.

Your family will love these tasty dinner recipes that are perfect for making when your in the mood for a light nutritious meal made from real ingredients.

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