Wow! Summertime is going by rapidly. It’s been blazing hot outdoors, regarding be anticipated in August here in Kansas City. I have actually assembled a collection of seasonal tacos, salads and pastas for you. These dishes are light and fresh– precisely what I’m yearning this time of year.

The only “technique,” if you wish to call it that, will be to consume enough to fill you up. I understand you can do it. If you do not see precisely what you’re yearning listed below, make sure to have a look at my complete summer season dish archives. Cheers to summertime!

sushi bowl recipe

1) Vegetable Sushi Bowls

Gluten totally free, with vegan tip in notes

” OH my goodness Kate, I have actually liked every dish I have actually made from your website … however I need to state the Sushi Bowl is the very best yet, YUM!!”– Charlene

Kale black bean burrito bowls make a delicious, redeeming, vegan dinner that packs well for tomorrow's lunch.

2) Kale, Black Bean and Avocado Burrito Bowl

Gluten totally free and vegan

” I’m not vegan however this is tasty. I utilized remaining beans and it ended up fantastic. My auntie (who is vegan) has actually asked me make it 2 nights in a row. Thanks for the dish it was the only one I discovered that I had all the active ingredients in hand.”– Emma

Delicious zucchini noodles (zoodles) with pesto and tomatoes -

3) Zucchini Noodles with Basil-Pumpkin Seed Pesto

Gluten totally free and vegan

” We are volume eaters in my family and we require big amounts of food to feel complete! This pesto was an overall hit, my kids were shovelling down the entire meal and pleading for more. VEGGIES. MORE VEGGIES? That’s a very first! THANK YOU!”– J Marie

Simple, fresh lunch of broccoli chickpea pita sandwiches - get the recipe at

4) Lemony Broccoli, Chickpea & Avocado Pita Sandwiches

See notes for gluten totally free and vegan concepts

” I simply needed to come here to state that my other half enjoys this dish. He asks for it weekly and even informed me he likes it simply as much as pizza! haha:-RRB- Naturally I like it too– so simple and tasty!”– Erin

arugula wild rice salad recipe

5) Arugula, Dried Cherry and Wild Rice Salad with a Zippy Lemon Dressing

Gluten totally free and quickly vegan

” I made this salad for our household and they enjoyed it !!! I’m making it once again today on their demand!”– Deborah

Caprese pasta recipe

6) Caprese Pasta Salad

Quickly gluten totally free

” I liked this pasta! It was so simple and quick to make, therefore fresh even when I warmed it up the next number of days. I’ll certainly be making this once again.”– Rachel

This vibrant vegetable paella recipe is so easy to make in the oven! #vegetarian #vegan

7) Veggie Paella

Gluten totally free and vegan

” Wow– This meal is remarkable! The smoky rice and vibrant veggies make this dish pop both in taste and visually. My very first time making Paella and it came together quickly. I was even effective with the socarrat. Thanks for another tasty dish:–RRB-“– Dani

Sweet Corn and Black Bean Tacos recipe

8) Sugary Food Corn & Black Bean Tacos

Gluten totally free and quickly vegan

” I made these last night and they were fantastic! I liked the taste; the lime includes a lot. I followed the dish precisely and they are incredible the next day for lunch!”– Laura

Super fresh tomato sauce with spaghetti -

9) Summer Season Spaghetti with Fresh Tomato Sauce

Quickly gluten totally free and quickly vegan

” I made this the other day and it was soooo excellent! We have a heat wave here in Germany today so this was the ideal balance in between revitalizing and something warm for lunch. Will certainly make once again:-RRB-“– Sam

Quinoa black bean tacos with avocado crema

10) Quinoa Black Bean Tacos with Avocado Sauce

Gluten totally free and vegan

” These tacos are so excellent and filling! The sauce was incredibly simple to make too. I reside in Austin and have actually consumed a great deal of tacos and salsa– these are among the very best I have actually tasted.”– Alice

Summertime Pasta Salad with Tomatoes, Corn and Jalapeño Pesto

11) Summer Season Pasta Salad

Quickly gluten totally free and quickly vegan

” I made this last night to load for lunches today. Easy active ingredients, basic to gather, exceptionally tasty, therefore lovely! I’ll certainly be bringing this as a side to summer season cookouts!”– Lauren

green goddess hummus sandwich

12) Green Goddess Hummus Sandwich


” This was remarkable!! My other half and I made this for lunch today with your GG hummus dish and we both liked it. The smoothness of the hummus did not stop working. What an incredible pointer. Thanks for another fantastic dish.”– Tara

This fresh summer recipe features burst cherry tomatoes, cherry tomato and sun-dried tomato pesto, zucchini noodles, and spaghetti! It's light and delicious.

13) Double Tomato Pesto Spaghetti with Zucchini Noodles

Quickly gluten totally free and quickly vegan

” Made the double tomato pesto last night! Whoa– it was soooo tasty!! I served it to the fam with a combination of pasta and zoodles, however I had my own with all zoodles. The tastes were fresh and intricate and everybody, even the teen, liked it. Thanks for the fantastic concepts!”– Michelle

Sweet and spicy Thai pineapple fried rice, a simple vegetarian dinner! -

14) Thai Pineapple Fried Rice

Gluten totally free and quickly vegan

” I made this recently. It was tasty! This was a struck with my whole household consisting of 2 choosy young children.”– Brenna

cherry tomatoes pesto squash noodles and spaghetti

15) Pesto Squash Noodles and Spaghetti with Burst Cherry Tomatoes

Quickly gluten totally free and quickly vegan

” This dish is magnificent! I’m a newlywed trying to find simple, however tasty dishes and this was precisely it; my other half liked it! Plus I simply planted basil … making an ideal reason to make this all the time!”– Grace

Heart of Romaine Salad with Pico de Gallo and Avocado Dressing

16) Heart of Romaine Salad with Pico de Gallo and Avocado Dressing

Gluten totally free and vegan

” Wow, simply wow! I made this for dinner tonight with salsa chicken hamburgers, and I am SO pleased that I made adequate pico, avocado dressing and black bean puree to have leftovers, due to the fact that this ROCKED!I didn’t include any collapsed feta, and I do not believe it required any, it was soooooo flavourful. Thank you a lot for establishing and sharing this!”– Denise

Cilantro-Pepita Pesto with Squash Ribbons and Fettuccine

17) Cilantro-Pepita Pesto with Squash Ribbons and Fettuccine

Quickly gluten totally free and vegan

” Not just was this tasty when I made it, the leftovers were simply as excellent– a significant plus for me due to the fact that I constantly wish to have excellent leftovers to give work for lunch. I included some roasted sweet potato to among my parts of leftovers and the tastes worked well together. I understand this has actually been up for some time, however thanks for another fantastic dish Kate!”– Amanda

The ultimate Buddha bowl recipe, featuring cooked brown rice, steamed and raw veggies, avocado and an addictive carrot-ginger sauce. #vegan #vegetarian

18) Build-Your-Own Buddha Bowl

Gluten totally free

” LOVE LOVE LOVE this dish. The carrot ginger dressing is so tasty! A fantastic vegetarian meal. Even my pass away difficult predator other half likes it for supper.”– M

P.s. More dish roundups: 24 meatless dishes that predators will like and 23 cooling summertime dishes (no cooking needed!). You can shop my necessary cooking area devices here. Do not forget to follow us on Pinterest for a stable stream of dish motivation!

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