Keep It Cool: 4 Light Summer Recipes for Hot Days

Who wants to eat a heavy meal on a hot day? Not me! Here are four light summer dishes from the Runtasty app to help you stay cool when temperatures are high. The best thing is: the recipes have less than 1,300 calories combined!

1. Watermelon Mint Drink (120 Cal)

Watermelon and mint – that’s all the ingredients you need to make this wonderfully refreshing watermelon mint drink.

2. Avocado Pasta Salad (420 Cal)

Whether as a side dish for your summer BBQ or as your next lunch, this creamy avocado pasta salad is a big hit all year round, not just on hot days.   

3. Smoothie Bowl (233 Cal)

Strawberries, bananas and spinach – there are no limits to your imagination when preparing this vegan smoothie bowl. The frozen berries give this dish a cool and refreshing touch.

4. Pesto Salmon (435 Cal)

This pesto salmon with vegetables is especially popular with Runtastic users. And not without reason: this meal only requires a few ingredients, is easy to prepare, tastes amazing and is low carb.


You can find more light summer recipes for hot days in the new Runtasty app. Download it now for free!




Julia Denner Runtastic dietitian Julia is a creative cook. She is convinced that a varied diet and regular exercise are the keys to success. View all posts by Julia Denner »

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