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Chia Watermelon Fresca is a refreshing summer beverage made with watermelon and chia seeds.

Chia Watermelon Fresca

Grilled Vegetable Towers with Mozzarella are layered with grilled, marinated eggplant, zucchini, yellow squash, red onion and bell peppers topped with fresh mozzarella.

Grilled Vegetable Towers with Mozzarella

Raw Spiralized Zucchini Noodles with Tomatoes and Pesto is my favorite easy, end-of-summer vegetarian dish made with raw, garden vegetables and homemade pesto.

Raw Spiralized Zucchini Noodles with Tomatoes and Pesto

Coconut Lime Raspberry Chia Pudding is the ultimate guiltless dessert, you can even have this for breakfast – if you're into that sort of thing!

Coconut Lime Raspberry Chia Pudding

Kung Pao Chicken Zoodles For Two – I swapped the noodles with zucchini noodles and the results were fantastic!! (under 300 calories).

Kung Pao Chicken Zoodles For Two

Chilled Lobster Salad with Sweet Summer Corn and Tomatoes, the perfect light summer salad made with sweet summer corn, grape tomatoes, garden herbs and chilled steamed lobster.

Chilled Lobster Salad with Sweet Summer Corn and Tomatoes

These Summer Quinoa Breakfast Bowls are my favorite! Served as a warm cereal topped with fresh fruit and a drizzle of honey. A healthy protein packed breakfast.

Summer Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Grilled steak, arugula and pasta salad is topped with sweet balsamic caramelized onions and fresh shaved Parmesan. I'm a sucker for a good steak salad, and this one is AWESOME!

Steak & Caramelized Onions with Arugula and Pasta

This healthy salad is made with cooked lentils and diced fresh diced carrots, celery, bell pepper, onion, parsley and lemon juice – perfect to make ahead for lunch for the week as the flavors only get better overnight. It's also vegan, high in fiber, protein and only about 100 calories per serving.

Lentil Salad

Mediterranean Boneless Pork Chops with Julienned Vegetables, a delicious, weeknight meal! Made with pan seared thin sliced boneless pork chops and served topped with sauteed julienned summer squash, roasted tomatoes, lemon juice, olives and Feta cheese. So much flavor and color in this dish!

Mediterranean Boneless Pork Chops with Summer Veggies

Italian tuna and brown rice salad using two basic pantry items—tuna and brown rice – plus capers, good quality chopped olives, frozen mixed vegetables and fresh lemon juice, you can create this easy, make-ahead, healthy salad loaded with flavor and perfect to pack for lunch or a picnic!

Italian Tuna and Brown Rice Salad

Red, White and Blue fruit "pizza" is more like a cookie bar, topped with cream cheese frosting and fruit – The perfect 4th of July dessert!

Red White + Blue Fruit Pizza

These easy BBQ Shrimp Skewers are slathered with my homemade BBQ sauce, so perfect for any night of the week, or great if you want to feed a crowd

BBQ Shrimp Skewers

Only FIVE ingredients (not counting salt and pepper) is all it takes to make this quick, easy, delicious cream of zucchini soup my family's been enjoying for years!

Cream of Zucchini Soup

These sweet 'n spicy Asian glazed grilled drumsticks are finger licking good! An inexpensive, weeknight dish you'll want to make all summer long!

Sweet ‘n Spicy Asian Glazed Grilled Drumsticks

Citrus Basil Mojito Pops

Zucchini Tots are a great way to get your family to eat their veggies! These kid-friendly zucchini tots, made with shredded zucchini and cheese make a great side dish or snack.

Zucchini Tots

These Broccoli Rabe Turkey Burgers are deliciously flavorful – I skipped the bun, served them over lettuce and topped with sauteed broccoli rabe

Broccoli Rabe Turkey Burgers

Spiralized Greek Cucumber Salad with Lemon and Feta is delicious, the perfect light dish. In Greece, Greek salads do not have lettuce, instead they are made with fresh cucumber, tomatoes, bell pepper, olives, red onion, oregano, lemon juice, olive oil, and fresh feta – delicious!

Spiralized Greek Cucumber Salad with Lemon and Feta

Quinoa Tabbouleh + Summer Berry Cobbler from the Skinnytaste Cookbook

If I can't be in paradise, at least I can bring a little paradise to my backyard with these grilled shrimp burgers topped with grilled pineapple and a homemade pineapple teriyaki sauce – just under 300 calories!

Aloha Teriyaki Shrimp Burgers

These creamy avocado coconut popsicles are made with just 4 ingredients – nutrient dense avocados, coconut-almond milk, raw sugar and coconut flakes.

Avocado Coconut Popsicles

Naked Turkey Bruschetta Burger are healthy, delicious, turkey burgers made juicy thanks to added zucchini and topped with a summer garden tomato bruschetta topping over a bed of baby arugula – no bun required!

Naked Turkey Bruschetta Burger

Grilled Shrimp and Watermelon Chopped Salad uses romaine tossed with sweet, juicy watermelon, grilled shrimp and goat cheese with a golden balsamic vinaigrette – I'll be making this salad all summer!!

Grilled Shrimp and Watermelon Chopped Salad

This easy healthy fruit pizza is lightener sugar cookie with white chocolate chips topped with cream cheese frosting and fresh fruit. The perfect rainbow dessert for Mother's Day, Spring or Summer!

Fruit Pizza

Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta – Vanilla beans, strawberries and cream make this easy, light and luscious dessert worthy of a standing O! Perfect for the Holidays if you need a dessert to impress!

Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta

These Ceviche Cucumber Cups are made with fresh raw fish (shellfish), lime juice, onions and cilantro, making it gluten-free, paleo friendly and low-carb!

Ceviche Cucumber Cups

Zucchini noodles and meatballs – when it comes to zucchini noodles, it doesn't get more classic than that! I've been making zucchini noodles long before I got my spiralizer, but now they are so popular you can even buy them pre-cut in the supermarket!

Zoodles and Meatballs (zucchini noodles with slow cooker turkey meatballs)

Cheesy meatless enchiladas filled with zucchini and cheese, topped with my homemade enchilada sauce –so delicious whether you are vegetarian or not.

Cheesy Vegetarian Zucchini Enchiladas

Garden tomatoes, summer zucchini, and Asiago cheese make a scrumptious frittata that highlights the end of summer's bounty.

Tomato and Zucchini Frittata