Can't take the heat in the kitchen? No worries, our no-cook recipes have got you covered. From cool pasta salads to creamy, easy-mix pies to seasonal and fresh veggie and fruit tosses, our no-cook recipes offer something for everyone.
Spinach Salad with Pears and Raisins
Open a bag of prewashed spinach leaves; add raisins, pears and onions for a very quick salad fix.
California Raisin and Orange Salad
Crunchy romaine and fennel contrast orange and raisins in a citrus dressing.
California Raisin Peanut Butter Spread
Just 2 tablespoons make a quick, healthy snack if there’s a jar of this in the fridge. Great for lunches.
Mangrias with Malbec, Rum, Mangoes and Key Limes
Frozen cubes of mango float in a wine-rum concoction that’s a perfect spring libation.
Spring Fruit Compote
Berries, pineapple and dried apricots meld in a light syrup of Grand Marnier or orange juice.
Red Apple Salad with Oranges and Feta
Citrus, apples, cheese and arugula bring magic flavors to the salad bowl.
Pear Salad with Cranberries and Pecans
Make this fragrant salad in early fall when pears are at their best.
Unlike the classic basil pesto, this cilantro-based version adds Southwestern flair to pastas and dips.
Heirloom Tomato Salad
Easy and delicious, this salad makes great use of the specialty tomatoes you’ll find at your farmer’s market.
Watermelon Gazpacho with Herb Oil
Juicy watermelon joins summer tomatoes in this classic chilled soup.
Celeriac and Apple Salad with Lemon Garlic Dressing
A different kind of slaw, with celeriac combining the crispness of cabbage and the flavor of celery.