5 Healthy Summer Recipes for Dinner From Private Chefs

Everyone needs refreshing meals to cool down on a hot summer day. Whether you’re having guests over for a cozy get-together, or hosting an outdoorsy dinner on a rooftop or in a garden, we’ve got some menu ideas for you! Stay tuned because our 5 healthy summer recipes for dinner from private Chefs will leave you and your guests satisfied & refreshed. 

If you’re someone who likes things to do things the easy way, then let our Chefs do the work for you. All you need to do is go on ChefXChange, and pick among our chefs the one that suits your requirements. That includes your budget, the location, the date, and the type of cuisine. 

5 healthy summer recipes for dinner from private chefs

5 Healthy Summer Recipes for Dinner From Private Chefs

It can be harder to compose a menu for a hot summer day. The mix of the dishes should not be too heavy, nor too light… And it’s challenging to find that balance while still making sure that your guests are satisfied. Imagine having to add “healthy” to that equation! Don’t worry, we’ll be sharing some healthy and refreshing yet flavorful menu ideas for your event! 
Keep in mind that you can always include some refreshing and cold welcome drinks to help everyone get settled in. Welcome drinks can be surprisingly efficient ice-breakers, so that’s an additional advantage you for your event! If you decide to go with this idea, check out some of our suggestions: we have alcoholic options as well as non-alcoholic ones. 

Another alternative that you should keep in mind is having a bbq party. If you have a garden or even a rooftop at your disposition, you can host great bbq events … it’s kind of perfect for summer. It keeps everyone busy because there’s always something to do and you never run out of ideas for the food! You can even have vegetarian BBQ skewers for people with special dietary needs. If you prefer to keep the hassle to a minimum and just enjoy the company of your guests, you also have the option of using catering services to take care of the food for you. 

If you prefer hosting a regular dinner party, then all you need to do is adjust the menu a bit for it to be refreshing and healthy. This might sound confusing but to help out we’ve compiled a list of some of the best and healthiest summer recipes for dinner.  And they come recommended by our very own talented chefs

A Light Mediterranean Experience – Chef Vanessa

Beat the heat with this healthy, filling, chilled menu brought to you by Chef Vanessa in Dubai. You can start by serving healthy and fresh veggies blended into a perfectly smooth chilled soup, and then move on to a vividly colored main dish containing bell peppers, olives, farfalle pasta, feta cheese flavored with a sweet balsamic vinaigrette. Top that with a creme caramel with a twist of lime.. and you’ve got yourself the ideal combination to serve at your gathering. 
You would think that a light menu would be low on flavors, but we hope this one changed your mind! 

Chilled Gazpacho Starter

Mediterranean Pasta Salad

Lime creme caramel dessert

  • Chilled Gazpacho Starter

  • Mediterranean Pasta Salad

  • Lime creme caramel dessert

A Summery Meal – Chef Sally

Allow us to introduce you to a perfectly summery meal full of flavors with a truly sophisticated feel! Embark on a culinary trip with Chef Sally in Lebanon… the first destination is an herby, zesty local goat cheese layered between roasted beets and topped with beet greens, hazelnuts and a hearty vinaigrette. Your next stop for the day will be a dish  full of avocado, red onion, and pomegranate seeds which all play off the natural sweetness of the citrus-marinated salmon cubes. After that, you can try the lamb tenderloins coated in a pistachio spice mixture and seared. serve it with an unusual pate a choux style gnocchi with zucchini, cherry tomatoes and herbs. But don’t forget to leave some energy for the last stop: Individual tartlets served with a creamy olive oil gelato.

The ship has not sailed yet! You can still book Chef Sally for a private dinner at your chosen venue if you feel like this menu needs to much work. 

Beet, Ricotta, and Goat Cheese Mille-Feuille with Hazelnut Vinaigrette

Dressed Up Salmon Ceviche

Spiced Lamb Loin with Summer Vegetable Gnocchi

Lemon Lime Tarts with Olive Oil Gelato

  • Beet, Ricotta, and Goat Cheese Mille-Feuille with Hazelnut Vinaigrette

  • Dressed Up Salmon Ceviche

  • Spiced Lamb Loin with Summer Vegetable Gnocchi

  • Lemon Lime Tarts with Olive Oil Gelato

Healthy & Light Dishes for Hot Weather – Chef Kayo

Chef Kayo only uses natural seasoning and prepares everything from scratch. Her style provides a healthier alternative, following seasonal ingredients as much as possible. Is this the perfect combination of healthy menu options for sunny summer days or what? 

With Chef Kayo’s menu suggestions, you will give your guests and their taste-buds a one of a kind experience but without the feeling of guilt afterwards! 

Octopus Carpaccio

Octopus Carpaccio

Rolled & Stuffed Chicken à la Provençale

  • Octopus Carpaccio

  • Broad beans dip

  • Rolled & Stuffed Chicken à la Provençale

Luxury menu – Chef Philippe

If you’re looking to impress your guests with some gourmet food, then Chef Philippe in London is your go to Chef. Pamper your guests with this mouth-watering menu & trust us, you’ll leave their taste-buds with an unforgettable experience! 

Rest assured foodies, all four courses taste as delightful as they look.

Lobster Ravioli with lobster Bisque and Dill Cress

Salad of Fillet of Beef with Enoki Mushroom

l'Assiette of Dessert

Petit Fours

  • Lobster Ravioli with lobster Bisque and Dill Cress

  • Salad of Fillet of Beef with Enoki Mushroom

  • l’Assiette of Dessert

  • Petit Fours

A healthy meal menu – Chef Magda 

If you’re one of those people who believe that simplicity is beauty, then this menu will definitely be to your taste. This selection of classic yet flavorful dishes put together by Chef Magda in Dubai would be ideal for a cozy get-together! 

For the perfect dinner with a homey feel, you can start with vegetables and creamy coconut milk as a first course. After that, your guests will feel like they’re at home with a pasta cooked with tomatoes, mozzarella and onions perfectly complemented by a fresh summer salad. Top that with  some strawberries and a yummy soft Chantilly, and voila you’ve got yourself a very hearty dinner party! 

Carrot and Coconut Milk Soup

One-Pot Pasta

Summer Salad

Strawberries and home-made Chantilly

  • Carrot and Coconut Milk Soup

  • One-Pot Pasta

  • Summer Salad

  • Strawberries and home-made Chantilly

Moreover, if you prefer hiring a private Chef to prepare the menu and even cook the food for you, here are some Chefs that we thought would suit you: 

Washington Chefs

Chef Eddie in Washington Chef Madea in Washington Chef Patrizia in Washington

 

 

 

 

 

Dubai Chefs

Chef Junior in Dubai

Lebanon Chefs

Chef Tarek in Lebanon

Chef Sally in LebanonChef Mickael in Lebanon

 

 

 

 

 

London Chefs
Chef Fabio in London
Chef Andrea in LondonChef Daniel in London