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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.

15 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

These meal prep grain bowls use one base and two deliciously different toppings. Choose from avocado, olives and rocket or chickpeas, beetroot and orange

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
17 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Get four of your 5-a-day with this healthy vegan puttanesca. With spaghetti, kidney beans, tomatoes, olives and spinach, it's quick, easy and full of nutrients

27 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
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4 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Eat well at work with this easy-to-prepare Scandinavian-inspired beetroot and salmon fusilli salad. It'll keep you going through the afternoon

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

Get four of your 5-a-day in one vegan dinner! This easy recipe is healthy and gluten-free, and provides calcium, folate, fibre, vitamin C and iron

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
4 ratings 3.1 out of 5 star rating

Pack a lunch that will power you through the afternoon with this healthy miso and lime-dressed salad with broccoli, peas, boiled egg and radishes. It's tasty and full of goodness

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

Try a fresh twist on the classic pasta salad with a tangy, veggie yogurt-based dressing, plus apples, walnuts and chickpeas. It's a healthy, low-calorie lunch option that provides 3 of your 5-a-day

27 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
10 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Serve this filling salad as a healthy veggie supper during the week. It's packed with nutrient-rich kale, new potatoes, avocado, feta and pumpkin seeds

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

If you're looking for a quick but nutritious main meal, look no further – this healthy paprika chicken with tomatoes and lentils delivers four of your 5-a-day

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Pack all five of your 5-a-day into one healthy vegan dish. Flavoured with garlic, lemon and herbs, it's delicious griddled on the hob or cooked on the barbecue

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
13 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Celebrate summer with this sharing salad of baby potatoes, radishes, toasted pumpkin seeds, spring onions, yogurt dressing and a scattering of chilli flakes

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
16 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Providing all five of your 5-a-day, this flavour-packed butterbean stew pairs perfectly with lean pork shoulder steaks – perfect to enjoy after a workout

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
11 ratings 3.2 out of 5 star rating

Serve this lamb meatloaf and salad at a summer picnic or packed up for lunch. It's tasty and healthy too, delivering all five of your five-a-day

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
Healthy
5 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

A vegan tabbouleh with all the flavours of summer. The coconut and tahini dressing adds a creamy, nutty element to this winning couscous

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
11 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Add feta and basil to roasted vegetables for a perfect summer side dish. The trick is to cut all the veg the same size so they cook in the same amount of time

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make this colourful chicken, brown rice and vegetable dish for the whole family. With avocado, edamame beans, sweetcorn and carrots, it's not only tasty, but healthy too

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make this aubergine raita as a side dish for a summer barbecue. With yogurt, spring onions and mint, it's a refreshing accompaniment to meat dishes

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Try this potato salad at a barbecue for a different take on a classic summer salad. This delicious recipe instead features basil, parsley and garlic

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
33 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

If you're looking for a healthy lunch bursting with the colours and flavours of summer, this delicious cod, avocado and mango salad is low in fat and calories

13 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
5 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

A healthy, summery vegan porridge with jumbo oats and bright pink pomegranate seeds

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
30 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

One-pots aren't just for winter, try this fresh summer version with leeks, green beans, peas, new potatoes and tender chicken thighs

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
13 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Packed with oats, pecans, seeds, dates, puffed wheat and berries, this delicious breakfast muesli will help you to start your day the right way

7 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A vibrant summer salad with radishes, edamame beans, peppers, almonds and herbs, drizzled with a citrus dressing

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
35 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

A fragrant tagine is perfect for summer entertaining, lighter than stew but just as satisfying with meaty aubergines and aromatic spices

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This fresh, fruity salad combines peppery rocket leaves, tangy citrus and a punchy mustard dressing for a full-flavoured side dish

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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