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10 Easy Summer Recipes To Make In Your Laziest Days

10 Easy Summer Recipes To Make In Your Laziest Days

Try these 10 easy summer recipes perfect to enjoy on a lazy summer afternoon. Save time, and prepare tasty healthy meals for you an your friends!

Summertime rhymes with long sunny days and some well deserved time off from studying or your hectic work life. Sometimes you want to eat something tasty and healthy, but  without preparing it for hours and hours. Especially, who wants to use the oven or the pan when it’s hot hot hot outside? No one, exactly. So, read this article to discover 10 easy (and healthy) summer recipes quickly prepared.

1. Mini Iced Melons

Try this easy and healthy summer dessert. Ideal if you’re not a big fruit eater, these mini iced melon cubes mixed with sugar are very appealing to the eye and to the tongue. Cherry on top: it’s vegan.

Method for 4 pers. :

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Cut a melon into 2, and then mix the little cubes of melon in a blender with 2 tablespoons of sugar.

Freeze for 24h in ice cube trays.

2. Red Fruit & Greek Yogurt Sorbet

Yummy, easy to prepare, this summer recipe is perfect for a hot day. Don’t lose time thinking about impressing your friends and family with your culinary skills, this is THE dessert to know.

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Method for 4 pers.:

Mix altogether: 250gr of Greek yogurt, 4 tablespoons of honey,  150gr of strawberries and 150gr of raspberries. Freeze for 4 hours in the fridge. Add 50gr of mascarpone and 3 basil leaves. The texture should look like a sorbet. Put the mixture in small glass jars. You can replace it in the fridge if you like. Cut 4 dried figs and put them on top.

3. Handmade Gnocchi

This meal is absolutely delicious and very easy to do!

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Method for 3/4 pers. :

You’ll need 1kg of potatoes. Cut them into pieces and boil them for 30 mins in some salted water. Turn them into mash when cooked and let cool down.

In a bowl, mix the mash, 250gr of dough and 2 egg yolks. Add some salt. Knead by hand. Shape mini gnocchi and boil them in some salted water until they come up.

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4. Mini Veggie Puddings

Prepare these healthy cute mini puddings. You can stay fit and still eat delicious foods. This recipe is great for young professionals who cannot cook everyday and prepare their Masson a daily basis.

Method for 24 mini puddings: 

Cut 1 broccoli, 1 cauliflower and 2 carrots. Cook in a pan full of salted water. Preheat the oven to 160°c.

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Whisk 8 eggs with 50cl of liquid cream, salt and pepper. Add 100gr of grated cheese. Mix everything together, and add the mixture to the cooked vegetables.

Pour in individual moulds and cook in the oven for 30/35 mins.

5. Piña Colada Style Smoothie

You’ll never get enough of this drink this summer! Fresh and exotic, it is a great idea for a mocktail.

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Method for 4 pers. :

Cut 1 big pineapple into cubes. Put in blender. Squeeze juice out of 1 lemon on the pieces of pineapple. Add 25cl of coconut rice milk, 1 tablespoon of grated ginger and 1 tablespoon of agave syrup. Mix in the blender. Pour into glasses and let cool down.

6. Veggie Burger

Summer is the season of indulgence – you are relaxed and enjoy your favourite foods as everyday is a celebration. Why not cook this burger and avoid some guilt when you have to hit the beach the next day? Obviously, you can adapt the recipe to your taste.

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Method: 

Fry 4 mushrooms with some olive oil. Add some salt and pepper. Cook for 10 mins.

Cut 4 burger bread coated with sesame seeds into 2, and put the soft side on the pan and cook for 2 mins with some olive oil.

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In a separate bowl, mix 3 tablespoons of thick creme, 3 tablespoons of hummus, 1 teaspoon of mustard m some salt and pepper.

Pour the sauce on the grilled side of the burger bread.

Prepare the burgers with different layers.

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7. Raw Carrots Soup

Carrots are high in vitamin A – a vitamin that amongst other things strengthens eyesight. Why not combine pleasure and healthiness?

Method:

Cut 500gr of carrots in pieces, and then, put them in a blender. Heat 600gr of water in a pan. Add some ginger, some garlic, 12.5cl of vegetal cream and coriander leaves to the blender. As soon as the water is boiling, add it to the mix in the blender.

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Eat it hot or cold. Enjoy!

8. Extra Vitaminised Smoothie

Ideal for a quick breakfast, this smoothie is a great alternative to your usual morning diet. Very addictive, this tropical cocktail is what you need to quick start your day. You can drink it as a snack at 4pm too- doctors say that sugar is the best digested at that hour.

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Method:

Peel & cut in small pieces 2 mangos, 1 lemon, 1 orange and 2 bananas. Mix them in a blender with 500ml of coconut milk.

Ready!

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9. Fried Cereal Bread Crumps

Greatest competitor to pancakes, the fried break is not only delicious and tasty, but it is also extra easy to prepare!

Method for 2 pers.:

Whisk 1 egg with 50ml of (vegetal) milk and some vanilla extract.

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Dunk 2 pieces of cereal bread in the mixture for a couple of minutes.

Heat the margarine, and cook the pieces of bread on the pan for 2/3 mins.

When ready, addto the bread, on top, some spices, Goji berries, grated coconut, sugar, coconut syrup, pecans, almonds.

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10.Banana-Almond Chia Pudding

This summer recipe is definitely to try at least once. The fresh and exotic mix banana and almonds works really well. Bananas are full of magnesium and will preserve your energy levels and keep you away from unnecessary snacks, and almonds are a great source of fiber.

Method for 4 pers.:

One night prior, mix 12 tablespoons of chia seeds with 40cl of almond milk. Put aside for 4 hours in the fridge. The texture should be smooth and creamy.

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Peel and cut 4 bananas.

Take 4 glass jars: fill half of the jars with the chia milk, and cover with the pieces of banana. Repeat again.

You can add some toppings: nuts, maple syrup…

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