Fig, Tomato, and Sweet Onion Salad by Cooking Light

Fig, Tomato, and Sweet Onion SaladFigs are in season starting in June through October and can be the perfect addition to your favorite salad. Combined with tomatoes and onions, this salad offers an awesome balance of flavor. For a “Healthy You!” approved version, leave off the feta cheese.

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Farmer’s Market Potato Salad by Cooking Light

Farmers' Market Potato SaladI love that this “Healthy You!” approved Farmers’ Market Potato Salad is made with wholesome ingredients (and without mayo)! It’s a perfect side for chicken or fish and great for outdoor picnics or barbecues. If you aren’t a fan of terragon, simply substitute with rosemary, thyme or basil.

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Vegetable Kebab by Epicurious

Vegetable KebabHere’s a nice grilled Vegetable Kebab recipe from Epicurious that will compliment any meal and keep the party going! For a “Healthy You!” approved sauce, simply omit the sugar.

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Mango Avocado Shrimp Salad by Sunset

Mango Avocado Shrimp SaladA summer salad for the books! This no-cook Mango Avocado Shrimp Salad has a fresh, zesty flavor that will please a crowd. Leave out the tablespoon of sugar for a “Healthy You!” approved recipe.

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Chilled Tutti Frutti Poppy Seed Salad by

Chilled Tutti Frutti Poppy Seed SaladWhat could be more refreshing (and fitting) for a summer holiday weekend than a #healthyyouapproved Chilled Tutti Frutti Poppy Seed Salad by

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Salmon, Red Quinoa, and Arugula Salad by Epicurious

Salmon, Red Quinoa, and Arugula SaladWith salmon, quinoa, chickpeas, golden raisins, almonds and arugula, I don’t think there could be a better balance of textures and flavor than what’s in this dish. There’s a little bit of spicy and a little bit of sweet to please everyone’s taste buds!

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Roasted Shrimp by Real Simple

Roasted ShrimpRoasted Shrimp are paired perfectly with peppers and lemon in this oh-so-simple, 30 minute recipe. Serve with rice or over wheat-free pasta for a well-rounded, “Healthy You!” approved meal.

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Grilled Eggplant appetizer by Coastal Living

Grilled Eggplant AppetizerAn amazingly enjoyable and gratifying Grilled Eggplant appetizer made in 17 minutes – yes please! This recipe is definitely worth considering for your weekend menu.

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Chipotle Chicken Tacos by Epicurious

Chipotle Chicken TacosWow! This amazing “Healthy You!” approved Chipotle Chicken Tacos by Epicurious sets itself apart by including Yukon Gold potatoes. The sauce has a spicy kick that livens up the taco for a memorable meal.

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Edamame Dip by Cooking Light

Edamame DipDo you like to make your own appetizer dips? I love it when there are healthy snack options at a gathering or when hosting at home. This Edamame Dip served with fresh vegetables is a perfect option – “Healthy You!” approved and absolutely delicious!

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