Warm summer days are fast approaching. Fortunately, we’ve already had several beautiful days here in St. Charles. We know that with warmer weather, comes more grilling and more partying. So, we thought it would be perfect to share 16 awesome recipes that will satisfy your taste buds and your body this summer. Who said having fun at parties and cookouts has be hard on your body and super unhealthy? These recipes are here to show you that deliciously satisfying food can be healthy too. Try them out and see for yourself!

Main Dishes

1. Apple Cider Glazed Pork Chops

 

Apple Cider Glazed Pork Chops from delightfulemade.com

2. Avocado Tuna Salad

Avocado Tuna Salad from cookeatpaleo.com

3. The Perfect Burger

The Perfect Burger from paleomg.com

4. Mason Jar Salads from

Mason Jar Salads from againstallgrain.com

5. Strawberry BBQ Chicken Quinoa Salad with Bacon, Avocado, and Goat Cheese

Strawberry BBQ Chicken Quinoa Salad with Bacon, Avocado, and Goad Cheese from closetcooking.com

Sides and Salads

6. Fresh Lemon Cucumber Salad

 Fresh Lemon Cucumber Salad from chelseasmessyapron.com

7. Mushroom Kabobs

Mushroom Kabobs from damndelicious.net

8. Asian Brussels Sprout Slaw with Carrots and Almonds

 Asian Brussels Sprout Slaw with Carrots and Almonds from cookieandkate.com

9. Cucumber Summer Salad

 Cucumber Summer Salad from rejuveneating.com

Sippers and Smoothies

10. Pineapple Mojito

 Pineapple Mojito from simplegreensmoothies.com

11. Mangoes On A Date Smoothie

 Mangoes On A Date Smoothie from rejuveneating.com

12. Cool Aid Not Kool Aid

 Cool Aid Not Kool Aid from lexieskitchen.com

Sweets and Treats

13. 2 Ingredient Strawberry Banana Ice Cream

 2 Ingredient Strawberry Banana Ice Cream from afewshortcuts.com

14. Strawberry Lemon Coconut Cream Parfaits

 Strawberry Lemon Coconut Cream Parfaits from gourmandeinthekitchen.com

15. Coconut Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

 Coconut Chocolate Chip Ice Cream from elanaspantry.com

16. Chia Almond Pudding Parfaits

 Chia Almond Pudding Parfaits from againstallgrain.com