Our Top 10 Light Meals for Warm Summer Evenings

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Summer has finally arrived, bringing sunny days and warm evenings. With rising temperatures, our appetites often change, leading us to seek lighter and more refreshing meals. Gone are the heavy winter casseroles; it’s time for fresh dishes that will tantalize your taste buds while being nutritious. Discover our selection of 10 delicious and easy-to-prepare recipes, perfect for those warm summer evenings.

1. Grilled Fish and Strawberry Salad

Grilled Fish and Strawberry Salad

Combine the sweetness of strawberries with the delicate taste of grilled fish on a bed of green salad. Add some nuts and a light vinaigrette for a finishing touch. Our grilled fish and strawberry salad is as beautiful as it is delicious.

2. Mediterranean Quinoa and Edamame Casserole

Mediterranean Quinoa and Edamame Casserole

A colourful and nutritious dish that combines soft quinoa and crunchy edamame with Mediterranean flavours, including olives, sun-dried tomatoes, pesto, and feta cheese. A delight for the taste buds. Try it by clicking here.

3. Skagen Toast (Nordic Shrimp Toast)

Skagen Toast (Nordic Shrimp Toast)

Skagen toast: a Swedish classic perfect for a summer evening. Nordic shrimp mixed with fresh dill, crème fraîche, and lemon, served on a slice of toasted bread. No need to be complicated to be savoury!

4. Chicken Spring Rolls

Chicken Spring Rolls

Fresh and crunchy, these spring rolls feature chicken, colourful vegetables, and rice vermicelli. Switch up the classic peanut sauce and try the maple-tahini sauce to accompany these chicken spring rolls.

5. Fish Taco Bowl

Fish Taco Bowl

Try our light and nourishing bowl with cod, red cabbage, corn, black beans, avocado, and spicy mayonnaise. Perfect with a bit of cilantro, jalapeño peppers, and lime juice. Click here to try it!

6. Air Fryer Crab Cakes

Air Fryer Crab Cakes

Crispy and golden crab cakes, prepared in the air fryer for a lighter version. Serve them with a light salad and homemade Greek yogurt mayonnaise for a gourmet yet light meal.

7. Savoury Vegetable Pancakes

Savoury Vegetable Pancakes

Want to switch things up? Vary the pleasures with these savoury vegetable pancakes. Perfect for a light dinner, they are delicious accompanied by a yogurt and herb sauce.

8. Salmon, Cottage Cheese, and Zucchini Frittata

Salmon, Cottage Cheese, and Zucchini Frittata

Salmon, cottage cheese, and zucchini combine deliciously for a dish full of flavours and vegetables. Plus, this versatile frittata makes a perfect breakfast or lunch the next day!

9. Easy Tuna Salad Sandwich

Easy Tuna Salad Sandwich

Sandwiches are clearly a classic for warm summer evenings, but switch it up with this easy tuna salad sandwich! It’s quick and easy to make and includes pickles for a burst of flavour in your mouth.

10. All-Purpose Pulses Salad

All-Purpose Pulses Salad

This recipe screams summer! A versatile and colourful salad that mixes legumes with fresh tomatoes and a balsamic vinegar-based vinaigrette. Perfect on its own or as a side dish. Give it a try!

These 10 recipes are sure to whet your appetite, even on the warmest summer evenings! If you’d like nutritional support to establish healthy habits year-round, make an appointment with one of our nutritionist-dietitians today!

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