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No-cook veggie fajitas served on a plate

Heatwave recipes

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From no-cook meals and crunchy salads to easy barbecue recipes and frozen desserts, here is every recipe you need for eating during a heatwave

*With temperatures reaching an all time high, it is recommended that you try to stay out of the heat and cool yourself down as much as you can. Try to be mindful of friends, family and neighbours who might be more vulnerable in these conditions and seek medical advice should you begin to feel unwell.

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  • Avocado panzanella

    Avocado panzanella

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.25 ratings

    With just 20 minutes preparation and no cooking time you'll be able to whip up this colourful avocado and bread salad in no time

  • Garden salmon salad served on a plate

    Garden salmon salad

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.8 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

  • No-cook veggie fajitas served on a plate

    No-cook veggie fajitas

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Load soft tortillas with chargrilled veg, beans, tomato salsa and smashed avocado for an easy supper. No cooking is required so they're ideal for summer

  • Watermelon & strawberry slushie

    Watermelon & strawberry slushie

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    What's more refreshing than eating a slice of cool watermelon on a hot summer's day? Drinking our iced fruit slushie!

  • A prawn & grain poke bowl

    Prawn & grain poke bowls

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    Quickly marinate prawns in a chilli & lime dressing, then serve with grains, mango, radish, avocado and spring onions. This poke bowl is the ultimate summer salad

  • The ingredients for mango chutney & chicken sliders laid out on a board

    Mango chutney & chicken sliders

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Top these chicken sliders with mango chutney, red onion, chilli and cucumber salad, and a mint & yogurt dressing. They make fabulous finger food for summer

  • Creamy mango & coconut smoothie

    Creamy mango & coconut smoothie

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.10 ratings

    This tropical shake with creamy coconut yogurt, mango and passion fruit is dairy and soya free

  • Chicken tikka skewers

    Chicken tikka skewers

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.78 ratings

    This breezy dish is perfect for the grill or barbecue - and it's low-calorie too

  • Salmon & smacked cucumber noodles in a bowl

    Salmon & smacked cucumber noodles

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Make this tasty salmon & cucumber rice noodle salad for an easy midweek supper when you're short on time. It requires no cooking, so it's great for warmer days

  • Chilled green soup with feta in a bowl

    Chilled green soup with feta

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Serve this chilled green soup as part of a summer menu. No cooking is required – simply whizz up the ingredients to make a refreshing, nutrient-packed meal

  • Mexican-style corn salad

    Mexican-style corn salad

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.22 ratings

    Throw together this simple, no-cook salad in 15 minutes flat for a colourful, speedy side dish

  • Watermelon & spinach super salad

    Watermelon & spinach super salad

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.12 ratings

    Quinoa, toasted pumpkin seeds, feta and ripe watermelon make a fabulous and filling vegetarian supper that counts as 3 of your 5-a-day

  • Green ice lollies

    Matcha froyo ice lollies

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    Fancy a grown-up ice lolly, or need a vegan take on ice cream? Try these matcha froyo lollies made with coconut yogurt and matcha for a cooling summer treat

  • Epic summer salad served in a large bowl

    Epic summer salad

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.108 ratings

    Perfect for BBQs and buffets, our epic salad is an assembly job of gorgeous ingredients – no cooking required. Serve it with lamb kebabs for an impressive summer feast

  • Chipotle gazpacho in two bowls

    Chipotle gazpacho

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.7 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

  • A bowl of tzatziki sauce

    Tzatziki sauce

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.13 ratings

    Use natural yogurt to give the classic Greek dip a pouring consistency, great with slow-cooked lamb. The tang of yogurt and mint cuts through the richness

  • Peppered mackerel & pink pickled onion salad

    Peppered mackerel & pink pickled onion salad

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.8 ratings

    This starter, with its quick pickled onion is impressive, but takes little time as it’s part of making the dressing. You can do it while the turkey is cooking

  • Sunshine lollies

    Vegan orange lollies

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    A combination of orange, satsuma and carrot make these refreshing lollies a low-calorie treat. They're also vegan, gluten-free and sure to be a hit with kids!

  • Smoked mackerel & harissa potato salad

    Smoked mackerel & harissa potato salad

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.4 ratings

    Spice up leftover cooked potatoes with flaked fish, creamy harissa dressing and peppery rocket leaves for a tasty no-cook dish

  • Banana-tahini Eton mess served in a dessert glass

    Banana-tahini Eton mess

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    Combine meringue, cream, tahini, bananas and salted caramel to make this quick dessert that's a twist on Eton mess. It's the perfect no-cook pudding for summer

  • Three watermelon lollies on a white background

    Watermelon lollies

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.6 ratings

    Cool down on hot summer days with these refreshing watermelon and kiwi lollies. Great for the family to enjoy, they're low-calorie and full of vitamin C

  • Taco salad served in individual bowls

    Taco salad

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.5 ratings

    Enjoy all the flavours of a taco night in this colourful Tex-Mex salad. Just like a taco, you can make it your own and add your favourite toppings

  • One chipotle & lime prawn burrito bowl

    Chipotle & lime prawn burrito bowls

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.10 ratings

    Serve up a big bowl of colour with this easy prawn burrito bowl, with zingy chipotle and lime flavours. Full of nutrients, it provides four of your 5-a-day

  • Halloumi, carrot & orange salad served on a plate

    Halloumi, carrot & orange salad

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.68 ratings

    Serve this halloumi, carrot, orange and watercress salad with a mustard and honey dressing for an easy lunch or starter. It takes just 20 minutes to make and delivers one of your 5-a-day

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