10 Summer No-Oven Recipes (That Aren’t Salads!)

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Summer is in full swing and that includes the hot weather. When it’s 90+ degrees outside, there’s no way I want to turn my oven on to cook any meal. If you’re like me and you want to avoid adding even more heat to your house, here are 10 summer recipes that avoid the extra heat (that aren’t salads!):

Thai Mango Chicken Red Curry with Coconut Rice from Mels Kitchen Café.

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Roast Beef and Cheddar Roll-Ups from Real Simple.

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Creamy Avocado Cucumber Noodles with Smoked Salmon from Living Chirpy.

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Crockpot Tamale Pie from Thrifty Frugal Mom.

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Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Casserole (in the instant pot or oven) from Southern Plate.

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Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Lemonade Chicken from Six Sisters’ Stuff.

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Yin-Yang Sandwiches from Real Simple.

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Udon with Chicken and Garlicky Peanut Dressing from Bon Appetit.

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Chicken Enchilada Pinwheels from Cook Like A Champion.

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Beef and Asparagus Pasta Toss from Beef It’s What’s For Dinner.

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What other no-oven recipes do you enjoy in the summer? Share with us in the comments!

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Heather lives with her husband, daughter and son and has learned to accept that Utah is now her permanent home. Before becoming a stay at home mom, she taught elementary school and loves to use that background to create fun activities to entertain her children. Though staying home with the kids is great, Heather has always enjoyed finding more ways she can keep herself sane, including elaborate cross stitch designs and playing with any puppy she can find. She particularly loves to read and write and prides herself in always remaining honest in her posts about life as a wife and mother, even when the truth is sometimes embarrassing.


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