Fresh Healthy Summer Recipes

By Cindy Adams

FLAVOR—it’s what takes eating from something we must do, to something we want to do.

I’m keeping these summer recipes using fresh as much as I could find, simple and flavorful. Here’s a selection of recipes with seasonal herbs, summer fruits and veggies, and tons of flavor!

Blackened Salmon with Mango Salsa and Avocado

The best blackened salmon, For all your summer get-togethers. Healthy, fresh, vibrant and so satisfying.


Cajun Seasoning Ingredients

Brown sugar
Garlic powder
Onion powder
Dried oregano
Dried thyme
Ground ginger
Sea salt
Cayenne pepper


Mix all the spices for the blackening seasoning. You can do this months ahead of time, if you’d like.

Whip up the mango salsa. You can do this up to a week ahead of time, if need be.

Prep the salmon. Rub it all over with oil, then the blackened seasoning. Get it nice and coated.