6 Meals to Keep You Cool This Summer

We’re banning sad desk lunches for the summer (and hopefully forever). Instead we’re opting for more exciting and colorful meals that bring tons of flavors without any of the heat. Give your stove the summer off with these delicious dishes.


 

1. 5-Ingredient Strawberry Caprese Pasta Salad
 

Put a new spin on a classic pasta salad by adding strawberries. With only five ingredients, this recipe is quick, easy, and waiting to be your next meal.
 

5-Ingredient Strawberry Caprese Pasta Salad


 
2. Spiced Avocado Sandwich
 
There secret ingredient in this punchy sandwich is orange juice. This tangy sandwich is the perfect light summer meal.
 

Spiced Avocado Sandwich


 
3. Southwestern Potato Salad
 
If you’re looking for a classic potato salad, this isn’t it. Bursting with southwestern flavor, this potato salad is the perfect way to mix up your meal.
 

 Southwestern Potato Salad


 
4. Hearty Black Bean and Corn Salsa
 
This salsa is delicious as a snack with your favorite chips but it also makes a tasty taco filling.
 

Hearty Black Bean and Corn Salsa


 
5. Ice Cream Sandwiches
 

In the summer, ice cream is definitely a meal. Especially when sandwiched between a giant cookie. And because calories don’t count in the summer.
 

Ice Cream Sandwiches


 
6. Early Summer Salad
 
This salad lets you eat the rainbow, all from one colorful bowl. Eating healthy’s never looked so good.
 

 Early Summer Salad