No-cook recipes FILLED with fruit and vegetables 5237 d7d1b333-71cc-4c10-b559-cc7234bce038 article Crazy Leeks Crazy Leeks /media/2ybl0aje/recettes_sans_cuisso.jpg Découvertes 6/2/2020 8:22:46 a.m. Summer

The weather’s fine; it’s finally warm, and we’re less tempted to put the oven on at 450.

Why not switch to no-bake for the day? One thing to remember: no cooking ≠ no taste.

Quick no-cook appetizers

Avocados galore!

Who here loves avocados? We do! Here are some appetizers and afternoon snacks that will please your taste buds... and your eyes!

Avocats, tomates, petits fruits et noix composant les entrées sans cuisson

Avocado carpaccio with wild blueberries

An appetizer that packs a punch.

  • Avocados
  • Alfalfa sprouts
  • Juice of one lime
  • Cottage cheese
  • Blueberries
  • Honey
  • Paprika
  • Salt

Avocado carpaccio with raspberry coulis

We’re on the frosty side!

  • Avocados
  • Grapefruit
  • Raspberries
  • Powdered sugar
  • Lemon
  • Unsalted pistachios

Avocado and tomato with raspberry sauce

Turn simple vegetables into an appetizer!

  • Tomatoes
  • Avocados

+ homemade sauce:

  • Raspberries
  • Olive oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Light no-cook meals

Mostly salads... but WHAT salads!

Forget your traditional and, let’s just say, boring mix of lettuce, tomatoes and croutons and take it to another level:

  • We’re talking colourful salads filled with raspberries, strawberries, mangoes and blueberries.
  • We’re talking about an avalanche of cheese, ham and nuts.
  • We’re talking pure HAPPINESS.

Laitue, poireau, fromage, noix et petits fruits composant les repas sans cuisson

Spring salad with ham and raspberry

A pleasant touch of healthy sweetness, a pinch of tasty meat and plenty of vegetables.

  • Raspberry vinaigrette
  • Mesclun
  • Carrots, julienned
  • Maple-smoked ham
  • Raspberries

Baby spinach salad with raspberries, walnuts and fresh Parmesan cheese

It’s fresh, filling and healthy!

  • Baby spinach
  • Raspberries
  • Ground cherries
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Pecans

+ homemade vinaigrette:

  • Olive oil
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Honey
  • Honey mustard

Strawberry and Feta Cheese Salad

Don’t throw away your strawberry bottoms: turn them into a little salad that’s as pretty as it is tasty.

  • Mesclun
  • Feta cheese
  • Strawberries
  • Pecans
  • Balsamic vinaigrette

Rillettes with leek, crab and walnuts

Take a break from salad with these crab rillettes to be enjoyed in the sunshine.

  • Sliced leeks Les Cultures de chez nous
  • Tin of crab crumbs
  • Walnuts
  • Mayonnaise
  • Mustard
  • Parsley
  • Salt and pepper

No-bake desserts

(Or slightly sweet, almost healthy snacks, depending on your point of view...)

Just because it’s summer doesn’t mean we don’t crave sweet things (on the contrary)!

So here are a few dessert recipes for which you can leave your oven and cauldrons behind.

Biscuits, fruits et miel composant les desserts sans cuisson

Blueberry and Mango Colada Salad

Don’t let the name fool you: we’re talking about something sweet halfway between a good conscience and a guilty pleasure.

  • Blueberries
  • Mangoes
  • Thawed piña colada mix (yes, you read that right)
  • Grand arôme rum (very dark rum) (yes, you read that right again)

Raspberry Tiramisu

This recipe takes a little longer than the others, but OUF, you won’t be able to resist.

  • Eggs
  • Mascarpone cheese
  • Powdered sugar
  • Spoon cookies
  • Raspberries
  • Amaretto rum (or no alcohol at all)
  • Strawberry compote

+ for decoration:

  • Raspberry milk chocolate bar

Strawberry Tiramisu 

Another tiramisu that requires a little effort, but think about it: strawberries macerated in strawberry liqueur. More than yum!

  • Eggs
  • Strawberries
  • Mascarpone
  • Pink cookies from Reims
  • Sugar
  • Vanilla sugar sachets
  • Strawberry liqueur

Strawberry and maple bowl

Let’s enhance our strawberries!

  • Strawberries
  • Maple syrup
  • Milk

Quick blueberry jelly

It’s our blueberries’ turn!

  • Blueberries
  • Lemon halves
  • Honey

Don’t feel like firing up the oven? Go for the BBQ! Lots of recipes here —>