15+ No-Cook High-Fiber Recipes for Summer

During the summer, as the temperature rises, people are opting for no-cook meals that take advantage of seasonal produce. These meals are not only convenient but also high in fiber, which is beneficial for healthy weight maintenance, cardiovascular health, and more. Here are some delicious and easy no-cook meal ideas to try this summer:

1. Bell Pepper & Feta Chickpea Salad: This quick and easy chickpea salad comes together in no time, making it perfect for busy days. Red-wine vinegar adds a bright flavor, while feta cheese provides a tangy, slightly salty taste.

2. Vegetarian Sushi Grain Bowl: Skip the hassle of making sushi rolls at home and opt for this grain bowl instead. Start with a base of brown rice, add veggies, dressing, and creamy avocado for a delicious and easy meal.

3. Lemony Lentil Salad with Salmon: Salmon and lentils are a familiar combination in French bistro cooking. This quick and easy salad combines them for a delicious and healthy dish.

4. Chickpea, Beet & Feta Salad with Lemon-Garlic Vinaigrette: This vibrant salad marries the earthy sweetness of beets with the creamy richness of feta cheese, all tied together with a zesty lemon-garlic dressing.

5. Sweet & Savory Hummus Plate: This easy-to-make picnic dinner includes fresh veggies with dip, juicy fruit, and even a sweet treat, making it great for packing up or enjoying at home.

6. Loaded Cucumber & Avocado Sandwich: This sandwich is filled with creamy avocado and crispy cucumbers, with ricotta cheese mixed with extra-sharp Cheddar adding flavor, and sliced red peppers offering a splash of color.

7. Chickpea & Veggie Grain Bowl: This high-fiber vegetarian grain bowl is packed with colorful veggies and plant-based protein to keep you feeling energized and satisfied.

8. Ceviche-Stuffed Avocados: Instead of serving this easy mock shrimp ceviche with chips or tortillas, try piling it into fresh avocado bowls for a fun and healthy presentation.

9. Veggie Wrap with Cilantro Hummus: These healthy multigrain wraps are filled with mixed greens, chopped cucumber, tomato, red onion, feta cheese, and a homemade cilantro hummus.

10. Tuna Salad & Tomato Sandwich: This classic deli-style tuna sandwich is packed with protein and topped with a juicy slice of fresh tomato. Sweet pickle relish adds a contrast of flavors, but dill pickle relish can be used instead if preferred.

11. Spinach & Dill Pasta Salad: This veggie-packed vegan pasta salad is made more filling with the addition of edamame. Serve it topped with extra freshly ground pepper, if desired.

12. Salmon-Stuffed Avocados: Canned salmon is a valuable pantry staple and a practical way to include heart-healthy, omega-3-rich fish in your diet. This easy no-cook meal combines it with avocados for a delicious and healthy dish.

13. Classic Cobb Mason Jar Salad: Pack classic Cobb salad upside-down in a mason jar for a healthy lunch that won’t get soggy while sitting in the fridge all morning. It can also be prepared the night before for an easy grab-and-go lunch in the morning.

14. Tomato, Watermelon & Avocado Salad: Enjoy this refreshing salad recipe as a side dish or dice the ingredients smaller and serve as a condiment for grilled fish, shrimp, or chicken.

15. Tuna & White Bean Salad: The time-honored Italian pairing of canned tuna and cannellini beans makes a super-simple, satisfying lunch. Serve it over salad greens, on grilled whole-wheat country bread, or tucked in a whole-wheat pita pocket.

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