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Our Best Summer Recipes!

Healthy, Light and Guilt-Free

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Don't let summer parties and cookouts derail your plans to eat healthier! You can keep the flavor and cut the excess calories by trying one of SparkPeople's healthy summer recipes.

Check out our top-rated and editor's choice recipes below. You just might find a new warm-weather favorite!


Grilled Sweet 'n Sour Chicken
541 calories, 4g fat, 62g carbs, 3g fiber, 59g protein

More ideas to liven up grilled chicken
 

Light Coleslaw
72 calories, 5g fat, 8g carbs, 1g fiber, 1g protein

More healthy takes on coleslaw
 

Patriotic Pudding Pie
192 calories, 8g fat, 16g carbs, 1g fiber, 6g protein

More desserts with berries
 

Summery Salmon with Corn Salsa
253 calories, 10g fat, 11g carbs, 3g fiber, 31g protein

More salmon recipes
 

Perfectly Healthy Pasta Salad
163 calories, 2g fat, 28g carbs, 5g fiber, 9g protein

More pasta-salad recipes with fewer than 200 calories
 

Tropical Fruit & Quinoa Salad
111 calories, 4g fat, 18g carbs, 3g fiber, 1g protein

More summer fruit salads
 

Pico de Gallo
22.5 calories, 0g fat, 6g carbs, 2g fiber, 1g protein

More salsa recipes
 

Roasted Summer Veggies
121 calories, 7g fat, 15g carbs, 5g fiber, 4g protein

More cookout ideas for vegetarians


More Healthy Recipes for Summer!




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