For an extremely fresh salad that you can't stop eating, try this Zucchini Carpaccio Salad. Paper thin slices of fresh zucchini tossed with baby arugula, shredded Parmigiano Reggiano, garlic, lemon zest and olive oil. Topped with toasted walnuts.
RECIPE: WHITE BEAN BASIL HUMMUS This lighter take on classic hummus will be a stable on the picnic table all summer long. The secret? Fresh basil and white beans (in place of chick peas). The best part? Eight ingredients and it's on the table in five minutes or less.