Seasonal Soup & Salad Recipes ♥ August

Seasonal Soup and Salad recipes, ideas perfect for the month of August, all from A Veggie Venture's decade+ collection of 1000+ vegetable recipes. August's recipes are mostly veg(etari)an and call for easy-to-find ingredients. Find your late-summer salad (and soup! especially chilled soup!) inspiration here ... (Readers from the Southern Hemisphere? Look for your late-winter seasonal soup and salad recipes in the February collection!)

Quick Microwave Sweet Corn ♥ How to Cook Whole Corn in the Microwave

Who cooks corn in the microwave? Me, that's who! It's so very easy and the corn comes out so fresh and flavorful, so juicy and perfect. If you've ever wondered how long to cook an ear of corn in the microwave, now you know, just five minutes start to finish. #KidYouNot Great for Meal Prep. Weeknight Easy. Low Fat. Weight Watchers Friendly. Not just vegan, Vegan Done Real . Naturally Gluten Free.

Borscht Beets ♥ Beets in Sour Cream or Greek Yogurt

Russian-style beets, cooked then tossed in sour cream or Greek yogurt, earthy caraway and fresh dill. It makes for a delicious beet salad! Great for Meal Prep. Weight Watchers Friendly. Vegetarian. Naturally Gluten Free.

Mexican Scrambled Eggs ♥ Huevos Revueltos a la Mexicana

I swear, I could do this all summer, sharing healthy summer breakfast ideas! This easy one-skillet scrambled egg dish originates in Mexico and makes up in just minutes, definitely fast enough for a quick weekday breakfast although worthy of a casual of a weekend-slow brunch. I love our recipe, just eggs and tomatoes but also Diana Kennedy's version with onion, chiles and tomato. Both recipes belong on healthy cooks' summer menus! Simple & Seasonal But Also a Year-Round Kitchen Staple. Low Carb. High Protein. Very Weight Watchers Friendly & Freestyle Friendly. Naturally Gluten Free. Whole30 Friendly.

Summer Vegetable Stew ♥ Recipe

Hello, summer! Hello, vegetable lovers! Here's a soupy stew packed with a rainbow of fresh vegetables and full of different flavors and colors and textures. This is a great master recipe for a vegan vegetable stew, packed with easy-to-find and inexpensive fresh vegetables . It's one of A Veggie Venture's top summer recipes – and one of mine too, for almost two decades! Fresh Vegetables, Healthy & Seasonal. A Summer Classic Since 2005. Supper Substantial. Budget Friendly. Great for Meal Prep. Low Cal. Low Carb. Low Fat. Weight Watchers Friendly. Not just vegan, Vegan Done Real . Naturally Gluten Free. Whole30 Friendly. Rave Reviews. One of My Very Favorite Late-Summer Recipes. Happiness Quotient 100.

Cucumber Smoothies ♥ A Mad Scientist in the Kitchen

\ Here's to easy, healthy summer breakfast ideas, today starring smoothies that start with a whole cucumber, skin and all. After that, Cucumber Smoothies are a "concept recipe" to adapt and modify based on what's on hand, what's in season, flavors you like, what you're looking for nutritionally. During the summer, I make Cucumber Smoothies almost every day, this recipe shares all my tips and ideas! Quick 'n' Easy. Naturally Gluten Free. Whole30 Adaptable.

Parade-Day Gin & Tonics with Cucumber Stirs ♥

Come mid morning today, the 4th of July, people will begin to gather along the eight or so blocks of Main Street of a certain small town of a certain northern state for the annual parade.