Favorite Summer Runner Recipes.

It was a 10k kind of Tuesday around these parts. Just enjoying the sunshine and breeze before it gets crazy hot out. It was a good run but I tell ya…I was sweating like a crazy woman when it was all said and done.

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Um yeah…that forecast though. Sauna city. I see lots more early runs in my future.

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Let’s chat today about some of my favorite recipes to cool off in the summer time! Lately I have been all about cold salads, lettuce wraps and smoothies. These are some of my go to things to beat the heat.

Runner’s pina colada

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This one is sans alcohol…rum is optional, after your run of course. Coconut almond milk, frozen pineapples and banana. Pure heaven.

Shrimp lettuce wraps

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Shrimp, avocado, quinoa, salsa. All wrapped up in some romaine. Freaking delicious.

Feta and chickpea salad

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You can find the recipe here. So easy to whip up and you can seriously eat off of it for days.

Watermelon and feta salad with fresh basil and mint

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Recipe here. Seriously can any combination be more delicious? I love the contrast between the cheese, mint and fruit. So good…I could devour a bowl in one sitting.

What are some of your favorite recipes to cool off in the summertime?

12 thoughts on “Favorite Summer Runner Recipes.

  1. I could have used that piña colada after my run this morning! I too ran a 10k early to avoid this gosh darn Texas heat! We need a cold front. I have tried the chick peas in salad and am not too much of a fan. I think it’s a texture thing? Great job getting out there and beating the heat btw!

  2. I miss being able to run more than 5-miles before work. I thought that once Lili was off for the summer I would take kids before work but what a production that would be… I think it was definitely easier when I had some motivation. LOL Great morning run and views. And girl, the heat. I mean, I am definitely not missing winter but this running in the heat is tough as nails. Keep cool with those yummy summer dranks.

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