Boiled egg, pea, potato and lettuce salad on a plate

Healthy summer recipes

From salads and light soups to grilled meats and fish, make the most of summer produce with Good Food's healthy BBQ, picnic and al fresco recipes.

7 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Drizzle seasonal greens, new potatoes and eggs with a tangy, herby dressing to make this healthy vegetarian lunch or dinner, packed with iron, folate and fibre

22 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
23 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Try this zesty pasta dish for a quick and healthy veggie lunch option. Low in calories, it provides fibre, vitamin C and iron and counts as two of your 5-a-day

32 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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3 ratings 1.2 out of 5 star rating

Make this quick broccoli, lemon and walnut pasta with simple storecupboard ingredients. It’s healthy, low in fat and calories and full of texture and flavour

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 2.8 out of 5 star rating

Make more time midweek with our tasty chicken piccata with capers, greens and new potatoes. Ready in 20 minutes, it's healthy and low in calories too

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
12 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Unlock the flavours of cauliflower with a red pepper, olive and caper salsa, topped with almonds. Healthy and vegan, it makes a tasty light lunch or supper

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
3 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

This healthy twist on the traditional waldorf salad with packed with protein, folate, fibre and 2 of your 5-a-day – it's ready in under 30 mins, too

27 mins
Easy
Healthy
19 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Get 4 of your 5-a-day in this healthy brunch dish. This recipe makes four servings – save half for another day if you're following our

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
11 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

This vegan salad makes a healthy and filling meal, providing 4 of your 5-a-day. Enjoy hearty quinoa, creamy avocado and juicy griddled peaches

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
3 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve this strawberry, tomato and watercress salad as a side, or simply on its own as a light lunch. Pink peppercorns in the dressing give a gentle spice

12 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
4 ratings 3.3 out of 5 star rating

Choose a lighter lunch with this easy, no-cook salmon salad packed with courgettes, peas, pea shoots and radishes. It's healthy and takes just 15 minutes to prepare

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
14 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Grated courgette makes these lean pork meatballs extra juicy – serve with a creamy, herby sauce and a flavour-packed salad for a healthy, satisfying dinner

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
8 ratings 3.3 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy this fresh-tasting lunch option, on the table in 20 minutes. It's low in calories but provides folate, fibre, vitamin C and iron

19 mins
Easy
Healthy
8 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

This healthy, comforting veggie bake is topped with cheesy potato slices and packs in all 5 of your 5-a-day, along with calcium, vitamin C, iron and fibre

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Combine roasted lemon with fronds of fennel, cherry tomatoes, pomegranate and herbs to make this colourful summer salad. It makes a perfect sharing dish

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
11 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Try this healthy dinner dish of wholemeal noodles, peppers, leeks and spinach and omega-3-rich salmon fillets. It's ready in under 25 minutes

22 mins
Easy
Healthy
7 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This quick lunch option contains 3 of your 5-a-day and makes great fuel for exercise. Homemade wraps are easy to make and are much tastier than shop-bought.

16 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This quick and easy salad is drizzled with a tangy, herby dressing and topped with sliced fillet steak. Low in calories, it's a good source of iron and fibre

22 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
12 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Tuck into a super-healthy veggie dinner that's packed with flavour and freshness. We've topped a creamy, zesty coleslaw with pan-fried golden halloumi slices

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Liven up your lunch with this easy, no-cook chipotle gazpacho soup. It's not only delicious but healthy too, delivering three of your 5-a-day and packed with vitamin C

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 3.3 out of 5 star rating

Roast whole courgettes over tomatoes, bay, fennel and chilli for a fabulous taste that pairs well with saffron-spiked orzo - a sumptuous summertime supper

2 hrs and 35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
17 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Make these family-friendly chicken wraps with lemon, garlic and cinnamon marinade on a barbecue if the sun is shining. Serve in flatbreads with yoghurt

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
15 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Steam these trout fillets and green veg for a delicious dinner that's packed with nutrients, including omega-3 fats, calcium, folate, fibre, vitamin C and iron

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Try this warm grains salad, featuring carrots, cauliflower and green beans. It uses the whole vegetables - stalks and all - which are just as delicious

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
15 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Whip up this quick and healthy asparagus, pea and egg salad and you'll get plenty of nutrients including vitamin C and iron, plus three of your 5-a-day

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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