15 Veggirific Recipes to Embrace this Summer from the #BlogHealthy Community

RecWednesdaysBadge2Welcome back to Recipe Wednesday; another avenue to promote your very best content, this time in the form of your most favorite recipes on your blog. Each Wednesday when you visit HLB you’ll find the theme for the newest recipe round up.

Some weeks our themes read like cookbook chapters, spotlight ingredients or flavors, or simply request the best recipe for a certain situation. Find an appropriate recipe from your blog archives to fit the theme and add to the link up. Or be inspired to create a new theme-friendly dish worth posting about before next Wednesday.

Each week we feature a handful of our favorite recipes from our HLB Members [learn how to become a Member here: HLB Membership How-To,] giving even more exposure to some of the best you’ve shared from your own kitchen. Let’s get to it, shall we?

Did you know that June is National Fresh Fruits and Veggies Month? Today’s topic is all about the most VEGGIRIFIC ways to join the celebration!

Here are some of our favorite recipes starring fruit ingredients from around the HLB community to add to your meal plan this month: 

Four Better Than Hummus Veggie Dips from Eat Spin Run Repeat // Roasting beets and cauliflower adds so much depth to the flavour of the Balsamic Beet dip. Avocado Lime Dip is an Asian-inspired dip that is creamy, smooth, and full of heart-healthy fats from avocado elevated by the citrusy lime zest. A Thai-inspired Red Curry Sweet Potato dip is loaded with beta carotene, an antioxidant that helps to help keep your skin and immune system healthy. And a smoky-spicy Buffalo Cauliflower Hummus is perfect if you like your dips to light up your tastebuds. Pair them each with veggies, or layer inside your favourite sandwich or wrap

Curry Roasted Fall Vegetable Salad from Dietitian Debbie Dishes // This curry roasted fall vegetable salad will make sure you still love salad even when the weather cools down! Chickpeas, squash and carrots are roasted in curry spices and tossed with pistachios, raisins, and goat cheese.

Healthy Everyday Rainbow Salad from Running on Real Food // This salad recipe is more of a guideline for how to create your own rainbow salad. There are no rules here but rather a guide to the fruits and vegetables you can choose from each colour to create your own beautiful, superfood salad. 

Picnic Ready Mason Jar Salads with Sesame Yogurt Dressing from Cotter Crunch // Mason jar salads are healthy, portable salads, picnic ready and packed with nourishment! This vegetarian Mason Jar Salad will keep you fueled and energized all day! Seasonal vegetables, roasted chickpeas, and a homemade sesame yogurt dressing make for a perfectly balanced lunch at home or on the go.

Veggie Packed Lamb Koftas from Hungry Healthy Happy // These herby Veggie Packed Lamb Koftas are easy to cook in a big batch for a crowd and we have found a way to sneak some extra vegetables in to a traditionally meaty dish.

Easy Vegetable Green Curry from Running on Real Food // This Easy Vegetable Green Curry recipe has been my go-to for yeas and I’m finally getting around to sharing it with you. It comes together in about 20 minutes and is easy to make with simple ingredients. This recipe is vegan, gluten-free and oil-free.

10-Minute Veggie Greek Lentil Salad from Fit Living Eats // With just a few simple ingredients, this delicious and healthy Greek-inspired lentil salad can be made ahead of time for a quick lunch or impressive party dish! Black lentils steal the show and are full of satisfying nutrients. 

Roasted Veggie Spinach Pasta from Kim’s Cravings // This Roasted Veggie Spinach Pasta features loads of spinach and roasted vegetables tossed with a light balsamic sauce and served over my favorite Skinner® pasta! Feel free to change up the vegetables or skip them completely for a simple, hearty spinach pasta recipe.

Southwestern Chipotle Vegetable Soup from The Lemon Bowl // This hearty vegetable soup is packed with southwestern flavors including chipotle peppers, fire roasted diced tomatoes and warm cumin. 

Hearty Vegetable Bolognese from Peanut Butter Fingers // This Hearty Vegetable Bolognese is a deliciously filling vegetarian recipe made with fresh vegetables, walnuts (trust me on this one!) and a splash of cabernet.

Beef and Vegetable Stuffed Shells from MJ and Hungryman // These beef and vegetable stuffed shells are a delicious and easy way to get more protein and vegetables into your little one’s growing bellies. You might be thinking, “I don’t have time during the day to be stuffing individual shells when I have a little human being attached to my hip!” No problem! You can make this dish ahead of time. AND it freezes beautifully too! I made everything the night before and baked it right before lunch the next day. 

Easy Crockpot Vegetable Soup from Food Faith Fitness // This Easy Homemade Crockpot Vegetable Soup is a whole30, paleo and vegan dinner with only 1 SmartPoint and 85 calories! Perfect for busy weeknights!

Roasted Vegetable Salad from Treble in the Kitchen // This Roasted Vegetable Winter Salad is versatile! Roasted winter seasonal vegetables tossed with a creamy almond-butter based dressing are the perfect side dish or base to a rice/grain bowl!


White Cheddar Pesto Roasted Vegetable Pizza from Nutritionist Reviews // White Cheddar and Pesto Roasted Vegetable Pizza is a flavor loaded, easy pizza with roasted sweet potatoes, carrots, apples and red onions and is topped with fresh arugula for a peppery bite. 

Fruit and Veggie Smoothie Bowl from Erin’s Inside Job // Don’t be scared by the name of the recipe…although there’s actually more vegetables than fruit in this bowl, you’d never know it based on how delicious it is.

Now it’s time for the link up!  Find a recipe on your blog showcasing your favorite use of veggies and link it up below. We’ll also be sharing some of our favorite recipes we’ve found on our members’ blogs on social media today with the hashtag #GetYourFreggies

If you don’t have a recipe that fits this week’s theme on your blog, why not make one and share it this week? Let HLB’s Recipe Wednesday series be a pool of inspiration for your recipe creation and post ideas.

Please limit yourself to 2 recipes per blogger. If you enjoy our weekly roundups, we’d love if you shared about Recipe Wednesdays with your blends and followers!

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