These zucchini “fries” are an easy and fun way to eat your veggies! They are simple to prepare and can make an excellent side dish or fun snack for kids. Don’t have a spiralizer? Just slice them into chips and follow the recipe as written.

Have you tried falafel? This Middle Eastern food is made of smashed chickpeas, herbs, and spices that are formed into small patties and baked or fried. Falafel can be added to a wrap, pitas, salad, or enjoyed as is. The cucumber-yogurt sauce featured in this recipe, called
tzatziki, is a common dipping sauce served with falafel.

This is an excellent way to fold more greens into your regular routine. This is a vegetarian dish, the beans and farro joining forces to make a perfect protein. If beans are not for you, simply leave them out and top this dish with grilled chicken or fish.

Give tacos a summer flair with this fresh, flavorful recipe! Fish is a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, which have been shown to lower blood pressure and triglyceride levels, thus boosting heart health. We chose cod, but substitute with your favorite white fish!

This super juicy chicken is perfect for summer cookouts, or any time of year, and is a classic Greek dish that pairs well with any vegetable or whole-grain sides. The pineapple salsa brightens the flavors, and can also be used with any broiled or grilled fish or chicken.

This makes a great meal on a hot summer day. If you use canned beets, you don’t even need to turn on the oven. Beets provide many nutritional benefits such as disease-fighting antioxidants, cholesterol-lowering fiber, and they can even help lower blood pressure. So beat the heat with these delicious and nutritious beets!

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