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Our Favorite Food Swaps for Summer

July 23, 2012

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In summer, as in all seasons, it’s important to select nutrient-rich foods that keep us satiated and energized - but that doesn’t mean we have to skip out on nostalgic summer treats!

From lemonade to chips, dips, burgers, hot dogs, and ice cream, we’ve rounded up our favorite healthy twists on sentimental eats that will keep you in the summer spirit.

Quench your thirst:

Cucumber Water

Iced Green Tea

Summer Smoothie

Pineapple Kiwi Infusion

Watermelon Cherry Cooler

Snack attack:

Kale Chips

White Bean Basil Hummus

Super Fast 4-Ingredient Guacamole

Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Fresh Corn, Tomato, Avocado and Black Bean Salad

Fire up the grill:

Grilled Summer Vegetables

End of Summer Grilled Garden Salad

Grilled Endive with Sage Vinaigrette

Veggie & *Chicken Kabobs

Turkey Burgers

Save room for a sweet treat:

Clementine Banana Soft Serve

Tropical Breeze

Easy Watermelon Sorbet

Strawberry Coconut Yogurt Parfait

Tropical Mango Banana Sherbet

What’s your favorite healthy summer food swap? Feel free to link to a recipe in the comments section below!