5 Quick and Easy Summer Treats

When I think summer, I think of sun, outdoor activities and light foods. It can be tempting to buy meals out, but there are so many quick, simple and healthy fresh summer foods that you can make yourself. Here are five very nutritious summer recipes that are a breeze!

1. Kelp Noodle Bowl
Great for a delicious macronutrient-filled lunch. Low in carbs and fat! 

*Kelp Noodles
*Hemp Seed

Mix mashed avocado and kale with kelp noodles. Top with squeezed lemon and hemp seed.

What you're getting: More than 70 minerals and 20 amino acids, calcium, folic acid, Vitamin C, fiber, antioxidants, potassium, healthy fats, protein.

Hint: If you're in a mad search for kelp noodles, I would check your local Whole Foods.

2. Strawberry-Mint Lemonade
Get your fix of a summery drink without all the added cane sugar! Plus, mint provides a lot of extra health benefits.

*Fresh Mint
*Squeezed Lemon
*Stevia/Agave Syrup

Blend a couple of strawberries, a few sprigs of fresh mint, one or two squeezed lemons, and about a cup of water in a blender. Taste to adjust if it's too sour, watery etc. Add sweetener as desired (I used one packet of Stevia and a splash of agave).

What you're getting: Vitamin C, antioxidants, toxin eliminator

3. Mexican Pizza
No need to run to Taco Bell with this dish!

*Tomato Sauce
*Green and White Onion

Top a tortilla with ingredients, starting with tomato sauce and cheese. Bake in the oven at 450 degrees for about 7-10 minutes.

What you're getting: Lots of vitamins, potassium, fiber, calcium, protein.

4. Avocado Egg Salad
Make egg salad low fat by taking out mayo and replacing it with avocado and Greek yogurt.

*Hard Boiled Egg
*Greek Yogurt

What you're getting: Protein, healthy fats, calcium, Vitamin C, choline, magnesium, iron

5. Greek Salad
You can't go wrong with a simple Greek salad!

*Red Onion
*Non fat Feta Cheese
*Olive Oil

What you're getting: Lots of vegetables, which means lots of vitamins, healthy fat, calcium,

Also, don't forget to check out Kale Me Maybe on Instagram and Pinterest!