This summer, beat the heat with these 25 no-bake recipes. From the sweet and savory options, you will for sure find some inspiration to keep you chilled.
Summer is treating us to very hot temperatures lately in North America (both US and Canada), as well as in Europe from what I have heard. Most of the time, the last thing we want is warm up the oven to bake something.
I gathered here 25 no-bake recipes from which to choose to keep you chilled. And don’t forget to drink a lot of water too!
On the savory side
1. Chilled Cucumber and Avocado Soup with Goat Cheese
Perfect for a hot summer day, this Chilled Cucumber and Avocado Soup with Goat Cheese is super quick and easy to prepare, on top of being a great way to make you eat more greens. You will ask for some more!
2. Vegan Sushi Donuts
Sushi donuts are the new sushi. Naturally gluten free and made in a vegan version here, they are also healthy, fun, and very refreshing. Everyone love them!
3. Raw Courgette Spaghetti Bowl
Get your fresh greens for lunch with this colorful Raw Courgette Spaghetti Bowl, packed with healthy ingredients and fiber. Served in a Mason Jar, it makes a great picnic idea!
4. Tuna Tartare with Ginger-Soy Dressing (+ VIDEO)
It looks advanced but it isn’t. Impress your guests with this Tuna Tartare with Ginger-Soy Dressing, that will make a perfect starter to a summer meal.
5. Almond Basil Pesto
Add a little twist to your classic basil pesto by replacing pine nuts with almonds. Quick, easy, this Almond Basil Pesto will go great with pasta, in salads, or with your grilled summer veggies.
6. Mini Cranberry-Pecan Cheese Ball Bites
Cheese + nuts + cranberries = these adorable Mini Cranberry-Pecan Cheese Ball Bites. They are fun, delicious, and we simply love them!
7. Strawberry and Goat Cheese Salad with a Lemon Poppy-Seed Dressing
Sweet and savory, this Spinach, Strawberry and Goat Cheese Salad with a Lemon-Poppy Seed Dressing will soon become your summer favorite. Ready in no time, it’s a great way to eat more fruits and veggies at the same time!
8. Swedish Prawn Salad “Toast Skagen”
This classic from Sweden is just a great way to eat fresh prawns at their best. Swedish Toast Skagen is usually served onto a slice of bread (I used rye bread but any kind would work), or why not like here in a jar for a fancy individual serving portion.
9. Tahini Sun-Dried Tomato Toasts
Ready in no time, these Tahini Sun-Dried Tomato Toasts make a simple vegan savory snack or very light dinner to serve with a side of greens on a hot summer day.
10. Apricot & Feta Quinoa Mason Jar Salad
Bring it for a lunch on the go or a picnic in the park – this Apricot & Feta Quinoa Mason Jar Salad makes a full and satisfying meal. You still need to start the heat to cook the quinoa, but if it’s really to hot outside and don’t feel like it, use couscous instead.
11. Salmon Tartare with Avocado and Mango
This raw Salmon Tartare with Avocado and Mango is a reader’s favorite. Easy to whip up together, it makes a fresh starter with a sweet and savory touch.
On the sweet side…
12. Easy Salted Caramel Peanut Ice Cream
This Easy Salted Caramel Peanut Ice Cream is ready in 5 minutes and prepared with only two main ingredients. Use the topping of your choice!
13. Vegan Berry Bliss Balls
Raw, vegan and gluten free, these pink Vegan Berry Bliss Balls will take you only 5 minutes to prepare. Keep them refrigerated and simply grab a couple of them anytime you fancy a sweet healthy snack.
14. Strawberry Daiquiri with Cardamom
Your perfect summer party drink is ready! This Strawberry Daiquiri is prepared with lime and a touch of cardamom that definitely takes it to the next level. A must try!
15. Raw Coconut Yuzu Cheesecake
Ultra smooth in texture, this Raw Coconut Yuzu Cheesecake (vegan, gluten-free) has a subtle and delicate refreshing flavor brought by the yuzu. Don’t know what yuzu is or don’t have it at hands? Use lime or lemon zests instead!
16. Sunrise Apricot Strawberry Smoothie
Put your summer fruits in a smooth, thick, and delicious summer drink to enjoy anytime of the day. Packed with fibers, A and C vitamins, this Sunrise Apricot Strawberry Smoothie is my favorite healthy summer treat!
17. Triple Berry Cheesecake in a Jar
For any lazy baker, this Triple Berry Cheesecake in a Jar is the answer. Graham crackers, cream, and fresh berries of your choice are all you need. It also makes a lovely patriotic dessert!
18. Thin Dark Chocolate Almond Snacking Bark
To all chocolate lovers, I have the perfect treat for you: quickly melt chocolate in the microwave, spread onto a large baking sheet lined with parchment paper, add a few almonds, and let chill until you get these Thin Dark Chocolate Almond Snacking Bar. So easy!
19. Mini Healthy Key Lime Pies
Mini Healthy Key Lime Pies – aren’t they adorable? Vegan, raw, and gluten-free, they also make the perfect bite-sized dessert for summer parties!
20. Tropical Pineapple Coconut Smoothie
Drink it by the pool and feel the hot summer vibes… This Tropical Pineapple Coconut Smoothie is always a favorite! Want to make it more festive? Add a drop of rum and it becomes a smooth cocktail!
21. Healthy Lemon Coconut Energy Bites
Ready in minutes, these Healthy Lemon Coconut Energy Bites makes a fresh summer treat or snack. Both vegan and raw, they are also gluten and nut-free. There are only good reasons to prepare them!
22. Mini Healthy Peanut Butter Pies
These adorable Mini Healthy Peanut Butter Pies are packed with superfoods and topped with a delicious vegan peanut butter mousse. You will ask for more!
23. Raw Coconut Mango Cheesecake
This Raw Coconut Mango Cheesecake makes a lovely summer dessert, both very refreshing and sweet, while still very healthy. A must try!
24. Green Avocado Smoothie Bowl
To me, it’s both a breakfast and a dessert – this Green Avocado Smoothie Bowl is made with lime too, which makes it fresh and very refreshing. Top with berries and nuts of your choice for additional health benefits!
25. Raw Spicy Lime Bites
Bring them with you for a hiking day. These Spicy Raw Lime Bites are everything: sweet and spicy, raw, vegan, gluten-free, and perfectly healthy. What else?
Enjoy these wonderful non-bake recipes and have a wonderful summer!