Have you reached that late-August point where the summer heat has finally begun to get the best of you? Have you and your guests relegated yourselves to just toughing it out at the picnic table, suffering in the humidity as you attempt to enjoy that heavy barbeque?
If you want a break, it’s time to change the menu!
Foods typically served hot, such as meats and stews, as well as alcohol, and caffeine, can all raise body temperature, or give the illusion of being warmer. When combined with high summer temperatures, these types of foods can make the heat feel more intense, not to mention the time spent cooking over a hot pan all day.
But there’s good news! There are myriad delicious foods which make great, refreshing meals that are easy to prepare and won’t heat you up. Switch out the red meats and salty chips for these 7 easy-to-make recipes that will help you beat the heat this summer.