Three vegetarian meals perfect for summer

This time of year, my diet turns almost completely plant-based.

I suppose it’s only natural: height-of-season summer produce is seductive, with tantalising shapes and colours, and the kind of sweetness that comes from being freshly picked. This is the magic moment when melons, berries, stone fruit, peppers, tomatoes, corn, beans and squashes collide.

This menu celebrates that moment. It’s not difficult to execute, but it makes great use of a market basket that is full to the brim.

For an extremely simple yet spectacularly refreshing salad, grab a melon, a cucumber and a handful of cherry tomatoes. With truly

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The 20 best summer vegetable recipes | Summer food and drink

Local shops and supermarket shelves are stacked with prime summer produce. Piles of fragrant, sun-ripened tomatoes, crisp sweetcorn, freshly picked French beans. It’s the perfect time for Nigel Slater’s burrata with peas and basil, Richard Olney’s bagna cauda, or Yasmin Khan’s moussaka. From eastern China to northern Spain, Australia to the US, we have scoured the world for vegetable recipes. We devoured the best books. Whether you make Simon Hopkinson’s classic lettuce, cress and egg salad or bake Claire Ptak’s definitive carrot cake, savour this collection. Literal summer on a plate.

The simplest of lunch or supper dishes, ready

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These three homemade iced coffee recipes will help you beat the heat this summer – Food

Picture this: it’s mid-afternoon and the temperature outside is pushing well over 30 degrees — you are desperate for your daily coffee hit. However, the feverish heat means that the mere thought of downing a cup of hot coffee makes you sweat.

Be it your regular hot cup of cappuccino or latte or the mind awakening shots of espresso, getting through the day without coffee is a challenge for many of us.

Well, consider your problems solved with these three easy yet decadent iced coffee concoctions!

Be it a luscious evergreen glass of dalgona, or the oddly satisfying bitter-sweet combination

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Orange coffee soda is your mysteriously delicious summer drink

One of life’s great, rare pleasures is the kind that comes from changing your mind for the better. That feeling when you hear a song you were too cool for in high school, and suddenly realize it’s a banger. That recognition when you see that the present you’d never have picked out for yourself has grown on you. That epiphany that if you just roast that vegetable instead of boiling it, it’s delicious. That experience when you try something just to be polite and wind up loving it.

I hate fizzy drinks 98% of the time (Passover Coke

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Summer Vegetarian Dinners That Don’t Require Cooking

We are officially in the thick of summer, and in many parts of the country temps are soaring well above 90 degrees. Even if you have your air conditioning on full blast, the thought of turning the oven on or standing over a hot stove to cook can be torturous.

One of the many perks of plant-based protein is that it doesn’t have to be heated up—and some goes for all the beautiful produce that is in season right now. Nixing cooking out if the meal-making process cuts down on time, too. That makes the summer vegetarian dinners rounded

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40 best summer recipes of 2021 from salads to dessert

After spending a long time out in the hot summer sun, a certain kind of meal — something comforting yet refreshing — can turn a regular day into a memorable one.

Some dishes are best served at room temp for those lazy, hot afternoons, while others should be served hot off the grill with a fresh salad and summery pasta. Top it all off with one of those wonderful summer desserts — you know: ice pops, no-bake cakes or homemade ice cream.

Here are a few of TODAY Food’s best summer recipes for when you’re craving something light, bright and

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