3. Zucchini & Bean Salad with Bulgur
This is the time of year when many home gardeners start looking for something — anything! — to do with the zucchini exploding all over their yard. This cold salad recipe from Real Simple features bulgur, dill, roasted almonds and a tangy dressing for a filling treat that will help you beat the heat.
4. Sun Dried Tomato & Artichoke Dip
On those days when the heat leaves you with no appetite, sometimes just a snack will do. Mix up a batch of this healthy dip from Whole Living and keep it in the fridge. Then, when you need a bite on the go or a quick appetizer for impromptu guests, just grab it out of the fridge, and go.
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