10 Chilled Dishes for Hot Summer Days
Who wants to cook a hot meal on a hot day? Not us! So, we rounded up our favourite fridge-friendly recipes for cold meals and treats.
Chilled Cucumber Avocado Soup
Simply blend this easy, refreshing, summery soup and pop it in the fridge for about an hour to chill and allow the flavours to develop.
Recipe: Chilled Cucumber Avocado Soup
Grilled Salmon Niçoise with Turmeric Vinaigrette
While it can be made and served right away, the salmon, potatoes, eggs and green beans can all be cooked ahead and chilled.
Mocha Panna Cotta with Blueberries
This rich-yet-refreshing, velvety smooth dessert takes just a handful of ingredients to make before topping with berries.
Sweet watermelon cubes hold a refreshing topping that showcases cucumber, red onion and fresh herbs.
Recipe: Watermelon Cups
Vibrant Chickpea Salad
Storing a can of unopened chickpeas in the fridge during the summer months means that you can toss together a vegetarian salad quickly because the chickpeas are already cold.
Recipe: Chickpea Salad
Creamy Smoked Salmon-Stuffed Cucumber Rolls
This creamy appetizer is the perfect healthy addition to a late-morning meal.
Creamy Avocado Parfait
When time is tight in the a.m., a breakfast parfait is the perfect go-to.
Recipe: Creamy Avocado Parfait
Everything Bagels Dip
Inspired by Montreal bagels, this is a delicious spread for crackers and the perfect dip for vegetables.
Recipe: Everything Bagels Dip
Fresh Strawberry Pie
Fresh strawberries taste amazing on their own, but are even better in this old-fashioned strawberry pie.
Recipe: Fresh Strawberry Pie