With summer soon coming to an end, why not get the most out of it by whipping up some veggie recipes that are in season? Make summer last as long as you can by bringing in the healthy flavors that go along with it. From arugula to zucchini, we’ve put together some great recipes that strive in the summer and celebrate the season. So, get cooking before we leap into fall!
Mexican Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers
Vibrant bell peppers are a great summertime veggie that can serve as a great side dish or even a main course. This one in particular offers its services as a bowl or shell of a main course. Vegan and gluten free, these quinoa stuffed bell peppers are full of flavor and packed with nutrients. You can even swap out ingredients to cater to your desiring taste buds. Get the recipe at The Garden Grazer.
Creamy Garlic Chicken
While it’s not necessarily a veggie that you have on its own, garlic is one summer vegetable that serves as a great addition and spice to several dishes. It certainly plays a part in this creamy garlic chicken recipe that can be ready in as little as 20 minutes! Combined with broth, plain yogurt and white wine, this recipe is dying to be served after a hard day at work! Get the recipe at Rasa Malaysia.
Fresh summer greens, arugula is a great summer veggie to create a delicious and light salad. This one is a five-ingredient wonder made with Parmesan cheese, olive oil, lemon juice and cracked pepper. Every bite will feel light and airy, just like summer. Get the recipe at Gimme Some Oven.
Cucumber Quinoa Salad
This healthy gluten-free salad is full of nutritional and cooling flavors that will pair up perfectly with a summer night. Made with fresh basil, feta cheese, cucumber, onions and more, every bite gives you a lasting impression of healthy goodness, especially with a drizzle of vinaigrette. Get the recipe at Gimme Some Oven.
Guilt-Free Garlic Zucchini Pasta
You can throw the guilt away with this anti-pasta recipe with noodles made from summer zucchinis! Each bite of this this 20-minute recipe is filled with fresh ingredients from garlic and tomatoes to basil and Parmesan cheese. It’s made with just the right amount of flavor to get those senses going! Get the recipe at Inspired Taste.
Beet and Quinoa Veggie Burger
While summer is filled with BBQs, you don’t have to indulge on those high-calorie burgers that come along with it. This summer’s BBQ recipe is made with a health-conscious mind so you know you are getting a healthy and delicious meal at hand. With a summer-friendly veggie (beets) as a main ingredient, this burger gives you a reason to celebrate the summer due to its vibrant flavor and guilt-free ingredients. Get the recipe at Simply Quinoa.