Summer is finally here and what’s better than sitting outside in the garden eating some delicious and healthy summer food. In this article we are going to give you 12 of our favourite nutritious summer dinner ideas for you to try.
Beautiful Butterflied Leg Of Lamb
Just looking at this recipe has me licking my lips. Tasty and delicious main dish to be done on the barbecue and goes great with some mint Greek yogurt dip.
Healthy Halloumi And Vegetable Kebabs
We know when people say “lets get the barbi out” people think stacks of steak, chicken and burgers are on the menu but that doesn’t have to be the case. Try these vegetable kebabs as a veggie option for the barbecue. A very easy summer recipe for you to try.
Tasty Chicken And Chorizo Paella
This chicken and chorizo paella will have you drooling at the mouth. A great summertime dinner idea that can be cooked in a huge paella pan that will feed all your guests. Could also be cooked as a side dish.
Gorgeous Garlic Mushroom Burger
Swap the beef burger for this healthier garlic mushroom burger. Another great vegetarian dish with some epic flavours and a relatively light summer meal for you try.
Jamaican Style Porkchops
Add some spice into your life with these delicious Jamaican style pork chops. Key to this dish is to make sure you use some good quality thick cut butcher’s pork chops.
The Bursting Burger
Not your average cheeseburger, this burger is bursting with flavours and is packed with all sorts of little taste sensations.
Cheeky Chicken Kebabs
Chicken kebabs are always a winner at the family barbecue and these especially will be a great addition to any family feast. Also a great source for your daily protein fix and extremely easy to prepare.
Sticky Jerk Wings
It’s not a barbecue without some of these badboys. Full of flavour, spice and perfect for any occasion. These are a relatively easy summer meal for the family to try.
Fresh Avocado And Mango Salad
This salad is not your normal salad. Perfect mixture of sweet and spicy. So simple to make and a great side dish to accompany one of the barbecue recipes above.
Crunchy Homemade Coleslaw
Another healthy side dish with plenty of colour, flavour, and crunch. Also packed full of all your important nutrients.
Homemade Hot Sweet Potatoes Wedges
Forget those unhealthy fries or chips, wedges are as tasty but also a more filling and healthy option to serve. Optional cayenne pepper to add that spicy kick to this side dish.
Caribbean Rice And Peas
Another Caribbean favourite side dish and very popular in Jamaica. We recommend serving this dish with our Jamaican style pork chops recipe. We promise it won’t disappoint.
Here are just some of our favourite summer recipes for you to try this summer. We hope you enjoy and please let us know your favourites by commenting below. If your feeling adventurous then feel free to slightly change or modify some of the recipes to suit but remember to keep it fresh and healthy.