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7 Perfect Summer Dinners To Make On A Weeknight

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1. Greek Stuffed Peppers

These beef-stuffed peppers are flavorful and filling. They're low-carb, which means that instead of rice mixed in with the beef, there's CHEESE. Recipe here.
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These beef-stuffed peppers are flavorful and filling. They're low-carb, which means that instead of rice mixed in with the beef, there's CHEESE. Recipe here.

2. Cucumber Quinoa Salad

Make a big batch of quinoa ahead of time and this becomes a totally no-cook summer dinner. Recipe here.
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Make a big batch of quinoa ahead of time and this becomes a totally no-cook summer dinner. Recipe here.

3. Five-Ingredient Chicken Tikka Masala

If you need a break from summer salads and grilled meat, this is so up your alley. The "five-ingredient" sell is a little bit of a trick, since you have to make a masala paste with lots of delicious spices first, and that counts as one. BUT, the masala paste comes together super quickly, and you can store it in the fridge so that you always have some on hand! Recipe here.
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If you need a break from summer salads and grilled meat, this is so up your alley. The "five-ingredient" sell is a little bit of a trick, since you have to make a masala paste with lots of delicious spices first, and that counts as one. BUT, the masala paste comes together super quickly, and you can store it in the fridge so that you always have some on hand! Recipe here.

4. Grilled Corn and Zucchini Salad with Sun-Dried Tomato Vinaigrette

What does it take to turn grilled vegetables into a full-on dinner? A little love, and a lot of delicious dressing. Recipe here.
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What does it take to turn grilled vegetables into a full-on dinner? A little love, and a lot of delicious dressing. Recipe here.

5. Caribbean Pulled Chicken Lettuce Wraps

All hail the slow cooker, once again. These are a great taco alternative, if you're trying to cut back on carbs. Recipe here.
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All hail the slow cooker, once again. These are a great taco alternative, if you're trying to cut back on carbs. Recipe here.

6. Easy Mediterranean Pesto Chickpea Salad

Once you've mastered homemade pesto — and, spoiler, it's stupid easy — you're pretty much unstoppable in the kitchen. Recipe here.
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Once you've mastered homemade pesto — and, spoiler, it's stupid easy — you're pretty much unstoppable in the kitchen. Recipe here.

7. Sesame Sriracha Tofu Buddha Bowls

Smart people know that meatless Mondays aren't a chore, they're a treat. Recipe here.
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Smart people know that meatless Mondays aren't a chore, they're a treat. Recipe here.

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