Don't even think about turning on your oven.
Start with store bought naan, pita, or flatbread and top it with cream cheese, red onion, smoked salmon, and avocado. You could bake the pizza in the oven or zap it in the microwave so the cream cheese gets a bit melty, or enjoy totally uncooked! Get the recipe for smoked salmon and avocado pizza here.
Can't make it to New Orleans this summer? Take a trip by way of your very own kitchen with these classic sandwiches, which are made with provolone cheese, ham, capicola, Genoa salami, and mortadella with a layer of tangy olive salad. Get the recipe for muffuletta sandwich here.
This bean salad is the gift that keeps on giving because it tastes even better the next day after sitting in the refrigerator. And thanks to cannellini and garbanzo beans, it's actually quite filling. Get the recipe for Mediterranean bean salad here.
The perfect salad for picnics or summer cook-outs, this filling dish is made with rice, frozen or canned corn, black beans, and lots of veggies. It's dressed in a tangy mixture of olive oil, honey, lime juice, and spices. Get the recipe for cowboy rice salad here.
There's absolutely no lettuce in this authentic, veggie-packed Greek salad. It's made with thickly cut cucumbers, juicy tomatoes, kalamata olives, ripe bell pepper, and creamy feta cheese. Of course, you can always add some shrimp or leftover grilled chicken. Get the recipe for classic Greek salad here.
Julienned zucchini and carrots are served raw, tossed in a dressing made with peanut butter, lime juice, honey, sesame oil, and chili paste. Top the salad with cashews, avocado, edamame, scallions, or whatever you have on hand. Get the recipe for Thai peanut zucchini noodles here.
It truly doesn't get much easier or more delicious than this ripe watermelon, cucumber, and feta salad. We like sprucing it up with nectarines, avocado, and a little bit of red chili flakes for some heat. Get the recipe for watermelon salad with cucumber and feta here.