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Kathy's Summer Specials

(36 Recipes) Created by KATHYSCOLLIES

Recipes in this Collection

Soft-Serve Banana 'Ice Cream'
Very Good 4.5/5
(658 ratings)

Frozen bananas rival soft serve when given a whirl in the food processor. No cholesterol and no added sugar, just creamy and sweet bananas!

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 27g | Fat: 0.4g | Fiber: 3.1g | Protein: 1.3g | Calories: 105.4
Sparkling Limeade
Very Good 4.1/5
(30 ratings)

This refreshing and not-too-sweet beverage is almost too pretty to drink. Almost!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 6.8g | Fat: 0.2g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 0.3g | Calories: 33.7
Cool-as-a-Cucumber Raita
Very Good 4.5/5
(27 ratings)

This creamy, tangy dip does double duty: with mint, it's a perfect pair with Greek fare; with coriander and cumin, it cools down spicy Indian curries.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 2g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 2.1g | Calories: 15.6
Chilled Cucumber Avocado Soup
Very Good 4.0/5
(96 ratings)

This chilled creamy soup is great for hot days. It is filling and very low in calories. Perfect for a light lunch or as a dinner starter.

Carbs: 6.7g | Fat: 7g | Fiber: 3.5g | Protein: 2.3g | Calories: 92.5
Orange Iced Tea
Good 3.4/5
(8 ratings)

This tea is ready in no time, and it turns any afternoon into a special occasion.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 0.7g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 0g | Calories: 2.4
110-Calorie Banana Split Pops
Very Good 4.1/5
(18 ratings)

Order a banana split at the drive thru, and you're looking at 800 calories. This version has 110, and it's easy enough for kids to make!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 21.8g | Fat: 2.9g | Fiber: 2.3g | Protein: 1.7g | Calories: 110
Fruit Kabobs with Coconut Yogurt Dip
Very Good 4.4/5
(68 ratings)

Serve these fruit kebabs at your next party.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 8.9g | Fat: 0.4g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 0.9g | Calories: 40
Grilled Zucchini with Feta and Pesto
Very Good 4.4/5
(36 ratings)

Take some help from the store: Feta and pesto dress up grilled zucchini.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 8g | Fat: 2.9g | Fiber: 2.6g | Protein: 2g | Calories: 61
Simple Quinoa and Vegetables
Very Good 4.1/5
(207 ratings)

This protein-rich vegetarian recipe is simple to make and tasty to eat!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 38.4g | Fat: 13.1g | Fiber: 5.4g | Protein: 7.4g | Calories: 294.9
Salmon with Summer Tomato Salsa
Very Good 4.6/5
(192 ratings)

This simple summer recipe is good hot or cold. The creamy avocado pairs so well with fresh summer tomatoes.

Submitted by MBH1118

Carbs: 11.2g | Fat: 9.9g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 30.6g | Calories: 253.5
Gazpacho (Chilled Vegetable Soup)
Very Good 4.0/5
(66 ratings)

Gazpacho is one of my favorite summer meals, and it's no coincidence that it's also one of the easiest to make. It's simply a chilled, usually blended vegetable soup of Spanish origin.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 18.4g | Fat: 0.6g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 3.2g | Calories: 88.6
Coach Nicole's Fresh & Skinny Guacamole
Very Good 4.5/5
(289 ratings)

Cucumbers give this guacamole a refreshing flavor while also cutting the calories in each serving.

Submitted by COACH_NICOLE

Carbs: 4.7g | Fat: 6.7g | Fiber: 3.1g | Protein: 1g | Calories: 76.4
Frozen Pudding Pops
Very Good 4.4/5
(283 ratings)

Creamy pudding makes fantastic frozen treats.

Carbs: 6g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 2.4g | Calories: 35.3
Summer Cucumber Salsa
Very Good 4.3/5
(133 ratings)

A new twist on salsa, for using cucumbers from the garden!

Submitted by SLINKY78

Carbs: 9.8g | Fat: 0.5g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 2g | Calories: 44.4
Spicy Pickled Watermelon Rind
Good 3.7/5
(10 ratings)

Did you know that watermelon rind was edible? It is--we use a vegetable peeler to remove the outer layer first, then we pickle it!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 8.1g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 0.5g | Calories: 32.4
Rainbow Fruit Salad
Very Good 4.5/5
(107 ratings)

Good as a side dish or dessert, this salad made from fresh fruit is naturally low in fat, saturated fat, and sodium. Plus, it's cholesterol free.

Carbs: 25g | Fat: 0.6g | Fiber: 2.9g | Protein: 1.2g | Calories: 98.1
Easy Watermelon & Feta Salad
Very Good 4.2/5
(32 ratings)

Watermelon is a favorite summer dessert, but it makes a lovely salad, too. Here, creamy citrus dressing pairs with the sweet melon and crunchy celery.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 9.3g | Fat: 1g | Fiber: 1g | Protein: 2.5g | Calories: 51.8
Fruit Pizza
Very Good 4.3/5
(364 ratings)

This quick and easy fruit pizza makes a delicious, refreshing dessert and a colorful centerpiece. Try it at your next special occasion

Carbs: 35.5g | Fat: 12g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 2.6g | Calories: 256.7
Balsamic Strawberries with Ricotta Cream
Very Good 4.1/5
(151 ratings)

Strawberries are combined with tangy and sweet balsamic vinegar and creamy ricotta in this quick and simple dessert.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 23g | Fat: 5.2g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 7.6g | Calories: 157
Spectacular Summer Berry Cake
Good 3.2/5
(6 ratings)

This recipe is a special treat--a must-try! Raspberries, strawberries, blackberries or blueberries will all work wonderfully.

Submitted by SISSYFEB48

Carbs: 35.9g | Fat: 13.3g | Fiber: 4.8g | Protein: 4.8g | Calories: 275.2
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