Skinnytaste

Summer

Newest Recipes

Delicious and creamy chocolate cheesecake made lighter than traditional cheesecake with just FIVE ingredients, so easy! These are SO good you won't be able to have just one... but since they are mini, two are totally acceptable!

Five-Ingredient Chocolate Cheesecake Cups

These easy, flavorful Thai inspired chicken skewers are marinated in coconut milk and spices, then grilled and served with a delicious spicy peanut sauce for dipping.

Chicken Satay with Spicy Peanut Sauce

A protein-packed meatless salad in a jar made with quinoa, lentils, grape tomatoes, arugula, avocado and hard boiled eggs are perfect to pack for work, the beach, picnics, or anywhere you need a portable lunch on-the-go!

Protein Egg and Quinoa Salad Jars

Grilled sirloin steak "flaco" tacos use lettuce wraps instead of tortillas! The steak is seasoned with cumin and spices, then grilled and sliced thin, along with guacamole and pico de gallo – low-carb and super delicious!

Steak Taco Lettuce Wraps

An EASY 15-minute dish you'll want to make all summer long! Fresh heads of romaine lettuce are split down the middle, grilled until slightly charred and smoky, along with fresh corn and skinless chicken thighs, then topped with tomatoes, onions, avocado and a simple salsa vinaigrette.

Grilled Romaine, Corn and Chicken Salad with Salsa Dressing

These low-carb Veggie Lasagna Zucchini Boats are basically hollowed out zucchinis stuffed with a veggie lasagna filling and baked in the oven with marinara sauce and melted cheese – SO GOOD!

Veggie Lasagna Zucchini Boats

These quick and easy Spiralized Summer Roll Bowls with Hoisin Peanut Sauce made with spiralized carrots and cucumbers were inspired by my shrimp summer rolls. I wanted to take those yummy rolls (which can be a bit more time consuming) and turn them into a super-quick meal, less than 10 minutes!

Spiralized Summer Roll Bowls with Hoisin Peanut Sauce

Grilled shrimp, corn, peppers and zucchini topped with fresh avocado and lime juice – an easy light salad you'll want to make all summer long.

Grilled Shrimp and Vegetable Bowl

This is my easy go-to recipe for grilled lamb loin chops which can be made indoors or out!

Grilled Rosemary Lamb Chops

These garlic lime pork chops are so EASY to make, and only take 10 minutes to cook. I usually make them in my broiler but they are also great on the grill, they come out juicy and SO flavorful!

Quick Garlic-Lime Marinated Pork Chops

This hearty salad is HUGE – perfect when you want a big salad for dinner without the grains. It's also gluten-free, dairy-free, and grain-free.

Rosemary Chicken Salad with Avocado and Bacon

This Grilled Balsamic Steak with Tomatoes and Arugula is an easy weeknight dinner solution –marinate the steak overnight with balsamic vinegar and fresh herbs, then fire up the grill and serve with a simple tossed arugula-tomato salad, on the table in less than 20 minutes!

Grilled Balsamic Steak with Tomatoes and Arugula

North African Spiced Shrimp and Chickpea Salad

Love the colors in these FRESH homemade Vietnamese style shrimp summer rolls! Accompanied with a peanut hoisin dipping sauce. They are simple to make at home and can be filled with any type of protein and veggies you like.

Shrimp Summer Rolls with Peanut Hoisin Dipping Sauce

Chicken and Zucchini Noodle Caprese is made with sauteed bite-sized chicken breast and grape tomatoes cooked with spiralized zucchini, fresh mozzarella and basil. An easy, low-carb 30-minute meal!

Chicken and Zucchini Noodle Caprese

This BBQ Chicken Salad is easy, delicious and takes less than 15 minutes to make – the perfect summer salad bowl!

BBQ Chicken Salad

This is the BEST grilled chicken recipe! Not just because I'm obsessed with Korean food, it's just so juicy and flavorful, and this is coming from a girl her prefers dark meat. It's also quick and easy to make, perfect for weeknight grilling.

Korean Grilled Chicken Breasts

This easy light summer salad, made with cucumbers, strawberries, almonds and fresh herbs is great alongside grilled chicken, fish or for a light lunch you can double the serving and add some goat cheese to the mix or serve it over quinoa for more protein.

Strawberry Cucumber Salad

This super moist Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread is loaded with chocolate chips in every bite. Made healthier with a whole wheat flour blend and lots of apple sauce in place of butter for results that are moist and delicious, without a ton of fat.

Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread

Nothing says summer like a Caprese salad, and this one is made with white beans for added protein and fiber. It's EASY to make, and there's no cooking required which is a bonus during these hot summer temperatures we're having this week.

White Bean Caprese Salad

Perfect summer treat, these tartlets are made with a graham cracker crust, drizzled with dark chocolate and filled with fresh berries

Mixed Berry Tartlet with Dark Chocolate and Vanilla Whipped Cream

Turkey Santa Fe Zucchini Boats are one of my favorites! Hollowed out zucchini boats stuffed with a cumin spiced ground turkey and black bean mixture with summer corn and tomato, baked in the oven with melted cheese – YUM!

Turkey Santa Fe Zucchini Boats

This light crab salad is made with lime juice, olive oil, cilantro and red onion, then stuffed into an avocado. It's light, refreshing and perfect for the summer as a lunch or salad if your having guests and you want to impress! You can easily double or triple this recipe, make the salad ahead and assemble just before serving.

Avocado and Lump Crab Salad

Hearty eggplant is one of the best vegetable substitutes to make these luscious, meatless “meatballs”. Whether you serve them as a meatless main course piled on top of zoodles or pasta, or served as an appetizer, these eggplant meatballs are delish!

Eggplant “Meatballs”

With the holiday weekend coming, if you're looking for a signature cocktail that looks like it jumped right off a spa cuisine menu for under 140 calories, this is it! Made with muddled cucumbers, basil, lemon juice, gin and a splash of seltzer, it's light and summery and perfect to serve at your next party.

Basil-Cucumber Gin Cooler

Sausage Stuffed Zucchini Boats are perfect for summer, stuffed with lean Italian chicken sausage, then topped with marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese.

Sausage Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Keep cool this summer with these mouth-puckering pops! If you love contrasting sensations of sour, sweet and spicy, you'll love these ice pops.

Lemon and Ginger Ice Pops

A heavenly mixed berry trifle made with summer fresh blueberries, strawberries, white chocolate pudding, angle foods cake and whipped cream.

Red, White and Blueberry Trifle

If a smoothie could taste like summer, this would be it! This dairy-free, gluten-free, vegan smoothie is simply delicious, made with ripe mango, plums, apricots and peaches or nectarines.

Summer Mango Stone Fruit Smoothie

Grilled wild cedar plank salmon with fresh herbs topped with tomatoes, kalamata olives and red onion. This is so flavorful, and simple to make, perfect for weeknight cooking or fancy enough to serve if you're having guests. Aside from soaking the plank in water, the rest takes under 30 minutes to make.

Grilled Mediterranean Cedar Plank Salmon