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Our best light summer recipes - 6 recipes

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VIDEO: Strawberry Ginger Biscuit Tiramisu

You'll be eating this tiramisu with a twist all summer!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups strawberries
  • 12 oz  (1 1/2 cups) mascarpone cheese
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup icing sugar

Method

  1. Blend the strawberries to a pulp.
  2. Mix the mascarpone cheese, sour cream, and sugar.
  3. Crush the ginger biscuits.
  4. In a jar or bowl, layer the biscuits, the strawberries, and the cream mix (biscuits, part of cream mix, strawberries, and then another layer of cream mix).
  5. Top off with a fresh sliced strawberry and some ginger biscuit crumbs.

Top rated Light summer recipes recipes

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So yesterday I went to my friend's garden and got a TON of cherry tomatoes

  • 1 c all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 c whole wheat flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 t dried Italian seasoning
  • 5 T unsalted butter, fat free! cold and cut into cubes
  • 2 T shortening, cold and cut into cubes
  • 1/2 c skim milk
  • 2 1/2 pints heirloom cherry tomatoes
  • 2 T fresh basil, cut into chiffonade (thin strips)
  • 1 T evoo (extra virgin olive oil)
4.7/5 (54 Votes)

CHERRY season is in full swing! Here are just a few ways to cook your new favorite fruit.

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This recipe is Greek, healthy and full of flavor! You could also try grilling this on the BBQ for a great summer ma...

  • 1 whole chicken (3 to 4 pounds) with neck and giblets removed
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
  • Greek Marinade ( see recipe below)
  • Oil for the grill rack
4.6/5 (141 Votes)

(June 15, 2017) Recall due to possible LISTERIA CONTAMINATION

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So I love grilled foods in the summertime, why not keep it healthy but still savory? These Greek Kabobs are great!

  • 24 grape or small cherry tomatoes
  • 3 ounces feta cheese, cut into 12 (1/2-inch) cubes
  • 12 pitted kalamata olives
  • 1/2 small red or sweet onion, cut into 12 (1/2-inch) pieces
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano leaves
  • Special equipment: 12 (6-inch) bamboo or wood skewers
4.1/5 (16 Votes)

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When I was growing up I remember my mama making this delicious broccoli salad, it's the perfect summer salad, I wil

  • 4 1/2 cups fresh broccoli florets, chopped into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 6-8 turkey bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 - 1 tsp. minced red onion {to taste}
  • 1/2 cup light mayonnaise
  • 3 tbs. vinegar
  • 2 tbs. sugar or Splenda
3.9/5 (16 Votes)

When it comes to the perfect pincic, the devil is in the details...

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This is a healthy frittata that I made using yellow summer squash, zucchini, onion and tomato

  • 266 g Zucchini
  • 1/2 cup Diced Onions
  • 1 cup Plum Tomato
  • 184 g Yellow Squash- 100g
  • 1 tbsp Organic Sunflower Oil
  • 3 cups 100% Egg Whites
  • 1 cup Fat Free Shredded Mozzerella
  • 1/4 tsp Ground Black Pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Tomato Basil Garlic Seasoning Mix
3.7/5 (82 Votes)

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This is such a fresh healthy soup

  • 1 can crushed tomatoes plus liquid
  • 1 Serrano chili
  • 1 seedless watermelon, divided and chopped
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup red onion, chopped
  • 2 tbsp dried dill
  • 2 tsp pepper
  • 2 tsp celery salt
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • Feta crumbled, to taste, garnish
  • Green onion, sliced, to taste, garnish
2.6/5 (24 Votes)

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