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Summer's Healthy Favorites

It’s the perfect time to explore an almost endless variety of produce at its peak. From sweet berries, cherries and melons to crisp cucumbers, creamy eggplant and gorgeous heirloom tomatoes, summer makes it easy to load our plates with fresh flavors. Need ideas on how to serve the season’s best offerings? I like to serve up summer are in dishes that go light on the salt and don’t use any extracted oils or refined sweeteners. Who needs that stuff? Summer produce is flavorful all on its own. Some might call these recipes healthy, I call them delicious! Here are a few of my favorites:  



What is your favorite healthy summer recipe?

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Jen Fischer says …

I love fresh green beans in the summer - to get the toddler to eat them, though, we had to go a little less healthy. http://jennifischer.blogspot.com/2012/07/green-bean-fries.html

Anne Parker says …

Thank you for posting all of these healthy and delicious recipes for summer. Love it!

Lidia Aguilar says …

I love the mango avocado with black bean salad. Ive made it 3 times and every time everyone loves it! Thanks Whole Foods for posting recipes!

Annemarie says …

I love fresh berry pie in the summer: http://realfoodrealdeals.com/2012/06/28/berry-lemon-verbena-pie/.