Summer

Summer means a relaxed schedule, with life moving at a slower pace. It can also mean meals on the run, which aren't always nutritious or healthy. Browse among these recipes in our SchoolFamily.com Recipe Share and you'll find healthier items you and your family can make and enjoy all summer long.


Kale Chips

Kale Chips

Think of these kale chips as a healthful alternative to potato chips during the summer months when kale is apt to be abundant. They are best served fresh -- store any you...
Grilled Chicken and Corn Quesadillas

Grilled Chicken and Corn Quesadillas

This unbelievably delicious and simple to prepare dish requires just a few ingredients. It's designed to be made in the summer, when the grill is out and corn is fresh. However,...
Chicken Pesto Tenders

Chicken Pesto Tenders

Basil is a delicious complement to many foods, and this recipe for basil pesto to serve with chicken tenders is easy to prepare and eat together as a family. It's also...
Vegetable Omelet

Vegetable Omelet

If you grow vegetables, then this is the omelet for you! It's delicious made with cooked summer squash and zucchini—veggies that grow in abundance in summer gardens. Add...
Zucchini Harvest Bounty Bread

Zucchini Harvest Bounty Bread

If you have your own vegetable garden and end up with a surplus of zucchini—or are offered zucchini by your neighbors from their garden—make this bread! It's delicious...
Best Black Bean Burger

Best Black Bean Burger

For years I was on a quest for the perfect vegetarian burger. After much trial and error, my husband and I agree, this is it! To make it even tastier, top the burger with...
Shortcut Homemade Salsa

Shortcut Homemade Salsa

If you’re tired of jarred salsa but don’t have time to chop tomatoes for fresh salsa, this recipe, which uses canned tomatoes as a time saver, is a delicious alternative!...
Vegetable Salsa

Vegetable Salsa

This dip really has it all: It's chock full of vegetables, made with heart-healthy canola oil, and sooo easy to make. It's a perfect summertime appetizer and a great dish...
Strawberry Yogurt Cake

Strawberry Yogurt Cake

This moist cake is made with Greek yogurt, whole wheat flour and a delicious lemon frosting that comes together for a perfect warm-weather, light-eating dessert.
Chicken Pesto Pasta

Chicken Pesto Pasta

This Chicken Pesto Pasta is one of those meals that's seriously fast. It's even faster if you buy rotisserie chicken from the supermarket. And to save even more time, purchase...
Cheesy Kale Pasta Bake

Cheesy Kale Pasta Bake

Kale is abundant in many areas during the summer, and this dish is a tasty and nutritious way to use it up. Depending on your taste (or time), you don’t have to add the...
Fresh Cherry Salsa

Fresh Cherry Salsa

Celebrate summer's bounty with a fresh take on an old favorite. Kids will love this sweet salsa; serve it with chips or pita triangles for an afternoon snack or appetizer....
GoodNCrazy Chinese Cabbage Salad

GoodNCrazy Chinese Cabbage Salad

This delicious, oh-so-easy salad can be made ahead of time. Serve it dressed with with the topping and dressing, or serve the topping and dressing in separate dishes alongside...
Frog Eye Salad

Frog Eye Salad

This salad needs to sit overnight or several hours to set up, I hate when a recipe doesn’t state that up front and I’m all excited to make it for dinner but haven’t...
Angry Taco Salad

Angry Taco Salad

This is one of our go-to meals in the Angry Household. Even Angry Toddler likes it. It is a bit random and there are several different variations of it that you can make,...