Super Easy Gazpacho

Gazpacho is a cold soup of raw, pureed vegetables. Although it’s not just a tomato soup, tomatoes are the shining star of gazpacho. All you need is a cutting board, blender and ingredients to make it…no cooking required! Make gazpacho in the summer when tomatoes are in-season or anytime you have extra tomatoes on hand.

  • 4-6 Servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Calories: 131

Halibut with Fennel, Tomatoes and Olives

This halibut recipe is super simple and easy, but with complex and bold Mediterranean flavors. If this is your first time cooking with fresh fennel, here are some tips on how to cut fennel. You can easily substitute halibut with another soft and flaky white fish.

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Calories: 304

Fig Cinnamon Toast

Fresh figs, found in-season in mid- to late-summer, make this easy breakfast extra special, but you can prepare this recipe year-round with dried figs. The creaminess of the mascarpone pairs nicely with the balanced sweetness of figs.

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 4 mins
  • Cook: 4 mins
  • Calories: 186

Fresh Corn Soup with Poblano Cilantro Oil

Summertime is when corn is at the peak of freshness so naturally corn soup is on our summer menu. The technique of puréeing and straining the soup makes it velvety smooth, therefore it’s definitely a soup, not a chowder. A finishing drizzle of homemade poblano cilantro oil and a squeeze of lime takes these simple, … Continued

  • 6 Servings
  • Prep: 35 mins
  • Cook: 45 mins
  • Calories: 265

Vegetarian Cobb Salad

Unlike traditional Cobb salads that contain bacon and chicken, this version is completely meat-free and just as flavorful and satisfying. You’ll love the fresh corn cut right off the cob, the creamy and pungent blue cheese and the zesty French-style vinaigrette. This salad is a meal in itself or pair it with a piece of … Continued

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 12 mins
  • Calories: 329

Green Goddess Pasta Salad

This pasta salad features Green Goddess dressing, a creamy herb salad dressing. You can find pre-made Green Goddess dressing at the market such as the one by Primal Kitchen, which uses avocado oil. If you prefer homemade dressing from scratch, I like this Easy Green Goddess Dressing from Cookie + Kate that uses plain Greek … Continued

  • 10 Servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Calories: 234

Blueberry Birthday Pancakes

I’ll get straight to the point, this is a breakfast for lemon lovers. These blueberry lemon ricotta pancakes are thick and fluffy and ooze with fresh blueberries. Serve these for a special birthday brunch for someone you love.

  • 6 Servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Calories: 253

Fresh Tuna and Cucumber Spring Rolls

Take your favorite poke bowl ingredients and roll them up in a little package to get these Fresh Tuna and Cucumber Spring Rolls. No forks or chop sticks are needed to enjoy this warm weather meal that the whole family will crave. Serve them up with your favorite miso ginger dressing or peanut dipping sauce.

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Calories: 376

Bell Pepper Eggs with Black Beans

Bell pepper eggs are a fun and flavorful take on fried eggs. I find that cooking eggs inside bell pepper rings is easier than cooking them alone because the egg white stays together in the bell pepper ring making it easier to transfer from pan to plate without breaking the yolk. Enjoy on a bed … Continued

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Calories: 335

Creamy Lemon Pasta with Leeks and Spring Peas

When cooked, fresh spring peas or English peas are firm, but slightly tender, sweet and a beautiful bright green. They are really nothing like the canned green peas of your childhood. Actually, my father was so turned off from peas as a child that we never ate them when I was growing up. When I … Continued

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Calories: 509
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