Family in the kitchen. Retrieved July 25, 2016 from http://static.parade.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/cooking-with-kids-ftr.jpg

We all love a good meal, but what about those humid summer days that make cooking in the house a hot mess? We’ve got some no-cook meals that will help you beat the summer heat!

Breakfast

Granola parfait. Retrieved July 25, 2016 from https://www.pinterest.com/pin/550635491919153261/
Granola parfait. Retrieved July 25, 2016 from https://www.pinterest.com/pin/550635491919153261/

Skip the traditional pancakes and eggs and try some breakfast options that are quick and delicious. Make a parfait with your favorite cereal, fruit and yogurt, a toasty avocado sandwich or a delicious smoothie. We’ve got a few recipes for you to try hereĀ 

Salads

Herbs and blueberry salad. Retrieved July 25, 2016 from https://www.pinterest.com/pin/514254851182893508/
Herbs and blueberry salad. Retrieved July 25, 2016 from https://www.pinterest.com/pin/514254851182893508/

Salads are the quickest and easiest things to make on a hot summer day. They’re delicious and easy on the waistline. Try our berry salad idea and fruit salads for your picky eaters.

Salsa

Salsa serving display. July 25, 2016 from http://www.theawesomegreen.com/spicy-black-bean-tostadas-with-corn-salsa-and-avocado/
Salsa serving display. July 25, 2016 from http://www.theawesomegreen.com/spicy-black-bean-tostadas-with-corn-salsa-and-avocado/

Salsa makes for a delicious snack. With minimum prep time, you’ll have the family snacks ready in less than 15 mins. Check out our irresistible salsa recipe hereĀ 

Sandwiches

Sandwich ideas. Retrieved July 25, 2016 from http://www.bakersroyale.com/utlimate-veggie-sandwich/
Sandwich ideas. Retrieved July 25, 2016 from http://www.bakersroyale.com/utlimate-veggie-sandwich/

BLT’s and grilled cheese sandwiches are family favorites, but frying the bacon and grilling the cheese can heat up the kitchen. Try making a sandwich with grated cheese, tomato and deli meat. You can also dress it up with lettuce and pickles. Here’s a simple sandwich idea to make in less than 15 mins.

Written by: Lungi Moore, Editor, Modern Domestic

 

 

 

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