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.

13 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

If you're looking for a light and healthy dinner then these kebabs are just the ticket - rich in folate, fibre, iron and vitamin C, plus 3 of your 5-a-day

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
14 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

The same tasty Mexican dish with half the fat of standard tacos. Pile on the chicken, salsa and guacamole, and build yourself a delicious dinner

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
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9 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

This recipe is laden with tasty goodness, it's low fat, low calorie, rich in folate, fibre, vitamin C and iron, plus it's a delicious meat-free main course that's 3 of your 5-a-day - what's not to…

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
16 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A simple, low-calorie, grain-free meal with roasted cauliflower, punchy feta and sweet pomegranate seeds that can be prepared in advance - ideal for supper and packed lunch the next day

22 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
9 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Make a parcel from baking parchment and let your fish steam to perfection while infusing with garlic, ginger, chilli and lime

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
11 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Combine two winning dishes in this picnic-friendly recipe of eggs coated in spiced, herbed chickpeas

55 mins
More effort
Healthy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A vibrant salad packed with yellow and red peppers, colourful onion, beef cooked to your liking and healthy grains

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
6 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

These vibrant, low-calorie prawn kebabs are served with delicious minty couscous, tahini and garlic yogurt

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
9 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This simple vegetarian side dish can be served with meat, fish and veggie mains alike

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
18 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Use super-ripe tomatoes in this Italian fish recipe to add extra sweetness to the spicy broth

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
2 ratings 2.7 out of 5 star rating

Places oranges on your barbecue to stop your fish from sticking- serve with a lemony salad with capers, green olives and watercress

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A British green salad with plenty of bite from crisp radishes, sugar snap peas, asparagus and Little Gem lettuce

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

Jazz up this good-for-you grain with some stone fruits like apricots, peaches and nectarines- add a little mint and parsley for colour and flavour

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Packed with vegetable goodness, this low-fat rainbow salad with sweet potato, red onion, parsnip and carrots is a feast for the eyes

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
18 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Packed with antioxidants, this superhealthy, colourful salad counts as 1 of your 5-a-day

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
34 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

This fresh vegan one-pot supper makes the most of the season's fresh produce - plus it's a great way to get kids to eat their veg

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
49 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

You can't beat this low-fat, one-pot recipe for an easy meal, bursting with summer colour and flavour

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
5 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This refreshing side salad is low-fat, superhealthy and full of summer flavour

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This healthy salad is good with all sorts of dishes, particularly cold or barbecued meats and fish

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
89 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Being pushed for time doesn't mean you have to eat unhealthily, as this quick and low-fat fish supper proves

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
345 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

If you're after something a bit lighter than potato-packed fishcakes, try these simple oriental-style burgers

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
54 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

The quantities for this are generous, so if you have any leftovers, pop a wedge of cold pizza into your lunchbox the next day

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
40 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Angela Nilsen has been on a mission to make the not-so-innocent Caesar salad more honest. The result? A healthier and tastier version. So tuck in

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
61 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Get two of your five-a-day with this deliciously versatile sauce

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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