16 Simple No-Cook Dinners
 To Keep You (And Your Kitchen) Cool For The Summer

Jun 06, 2018 by apost team

When the days are blistering hot, why heat your house further by turning on the oven or stove to cook dinner? If it’s too hot to cook, instead, turn to any one of these delicious and easy dinners that require zero cooking. 

10. No-Noodle Pad Thai

Shredded veggies provide a delightful crunch to this noodleless pad thai. Get the recipe here


With no heat and no cooking, these refreshingly easy meals are sure to be a hit in your household. Show this article to your friends and family so you can try one out tonight! 

16. Southwestern Salad With Avocado Dressing

A creamy blended avocado dressing makes the perfect topper for this colorful salad. Get the recipe here

15. Fiery Szechuan Peanut and Chili Zucchini Noodles

Substitute veggie noodles for the pasta to keep this recipe no-cook. You can find the recipe here

14. Simple Zucchini Caprese Salad

If you can’t get enough caprese, try this salad made with zucchini noodles. Get the recipe here

13. Avocado and Chickpea Tacos

A 20 minute taco night is always a winner, but it’s even better when there’s no cooking involved. Try the recipe here

12. Mediterranean Tuna Salad With Tarragon Vinaigrette

Whether you’re using fresh or dried, tarragon gives a delightfully tangy taste to this colorful salad. Get the recipe here

11. Tomato Gazpacho

A no-fuss, no-mess meal made in the blender. Find the recipe here

1. Chickpea Salad Sandwich

Quick, delicious, vegan, AND able to store in the refrigerator for up to five days! You can find the recipe here

9. Vegetable Summer Rolls With Spicy Peanut Sauce

Noodles can be soaked in hot water or cooked in the microwave, keeping the heat levels in your house low. Get the recipe here

8.Mexican Street Corn Salad With Black Beans and Avocado

Traditional street corn in the form of a salad. Perfect as a side dish for outdoor engagements or loaded on a tortilla for taco night. Find the recipe here

7. Tuna Pita Sandwich

Take canned tuna to a whole new level with this tasty sandwich that’s ready in ten minutes or less! Get the recipe here.  

6. Philly-Style Italian Hoagie

Hot cherry peppers, salami, and provolone cheese make for a sensational sandwich. Find the recipe here

5. Chopped Asparagus Salad

If you’re craving some crunch, this recipe is perfect for any outdoor occasion. Optional add ins like tuna or hard boiled egg can make this a complete meal. Try the recipe here

4. Three Bean Salad

There’s plenty of protein packed into this bean based salad that utilizes chickpeas, kidney beans, and cannellini beans. It’s perfect as a side dish or packed into pita bread. Get the recipe here

3. Hemp Seed Tabouli

A hulled hemp seed base that doesn’t require cooking makes for a brilliant alternative to bulgur. Get the veggie and protein packed recipe here

2. Avocado Caprese Wrap

The classic taste of caprese with the bonus of avocado - a pairing you won’t want to miss. Check out the recipe here