No-Cook Meals In Record Time

It’s summer, but what if you don’t want to cook? In a recent story entitled “The Big Chill“, published in the June 2009 issue of Self Magazine, I share six of my recipes for no-cook meals that make it from the fridge to the plate in record time. Each recipe serves 4.

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  • Tomato-Watermelon Soup

    Two of summer’s tastiest offerings help you spoon up more of the skin-saving antioxidant lycopene.

  • Artichoke-and-Beef Lettuce Wraps

    Prep in less than 10 minutes, but expect this high-protein meal to keep you full for hours.

  • Panzanella

    Turn day-old bread into a masterpiece. This salad delivers all the vitamin C you need daily.

  • Lime-Crab Soup

    Be anything but crabby after enjoying this sunny citrus bisque. You’ll net half your daily folate needs per bowl.

  • Salmon and Cucumber Boats

    Lox isn’t just for bagels: Pair it with cukes and fiber-rich pumpernickel to get heart-helping omega-3 fatty acids deliciously.

  • Creamy Lemon Shrimp

    Tofu noodles replace pasta, so you don’t need to boil water. Plus, this comforting dish offers nearly one third of your day’s calcium, via the yogurt and broccoli.

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