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Healthy summer

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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.

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  • A plate of salad with potatoes, lettuce, peas and green beans topped with eggs

    Summer egg salad with basil & peas

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.11 ratings

    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

  • A plate of spaghetti served with red pepper, lemon, basil and pine nuts

    Pepper & lemon spaghetti with basil & pine nuts

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.26 ratings

    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

  • A saucepan with charred broccoli, lemon & walnut pasta

    Charred broccoli, lemon & walnut pasta

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.15 ratings

    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

  • A serving of chicken piccata with garlicky greens & new potatoes

    Chicken piccata with garlicky greens & new potatoes

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.33 ratings

    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

  • Chicken and pasta salad served in lettuce cups

    Chicken waldorf

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.4 ratings

    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

  • A plate of sweetcorn fritters with black bean salsa and a poached egg

    Sweetcorn fritters with eggs & black bean salsa

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.22 ratings

    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 Healthy Diet Plan

  • A bowl of quinoa, avocado and griddled peach salad

    Mint & basil griddled peach salad

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.13 ratings

    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

  • Garden salmon salad served on a plate

    Garden salmon salad

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.7 ratings

    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

  • A plate of beetroot and apple salad served with meatballs and a creamy sauce

    Swedish meatballs with beetroot & apple salad

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.16 ratings

    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

  • A bowl of spaghetti with crab and peas

    Crab & lemon spaghetti with peas

    A star rating of 3.1 out of 5.11 ratings

    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

  • A vegetarian caponata bake topped with sliced potatoes

    Caponata bake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.11 ratings

    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

  • Fennel, roast lemon & tomato salad served on a plate

    Fennel, roast lemon & tomato salad

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.5 ratings

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

  • Wholemeal noodles with green peppers, leeks and salmon fillets

    Miso salmon with ginger noodles

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.18 ratings

    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

  • Healthy wholemeal wraps topped with pea hummus, vegetables and feta

    Wholemeal wraps with minty pea hummus & beetroot

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.8 ratings

    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.

  • A green bean, potato and lettuce salad with seared beef steak and mint

    Seared beef salad with capers & mint

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.11 ratings

    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

  • A plate of coleslaw-style salad topped with cumin-spiced halloumi

    Cumin-spiced halloumi with corn & tomato slaw

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.14 ratings

    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

  • Chipotle gazpacho in two bowls

    Chipotle gazpacho

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    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

  • Slow-roasted courgettes with fennel & orzo served on a plate

    Slow-roasted courgettes with fennel & orzo

    A star rating of 2.8 out of 5.5 ratings

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

  • Lemon & yogurt chicken served on a flatbread

    Lemon & yogurt chicken flatbreads

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.22 ratings

    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

  • A bowl with potatoes, asparagus, beans, peas and trout fillets with a dill sauce

    Steamed trout with mint & dill dressing

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.18 ratings

    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

  • Roasted asparagus, pea & egg salad served on a plate

    Roasted asparagus & pea salad

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.16 ratings

    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

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