The hot days are rolling in and we are loving it! Our pools are open, the beaches are waiting for day trippers with a day off, and the sunglasses are out. When you’re out in the sunshine all day, you can get really hungry! Instead of heading inside for a snack, bring these delicious treats out to the beach or poolside with you so you don’t have to miss even a few moments of sunshine.

 

1. Cowboy Caviar

Throw together this filling dip that goes perfectly with some nacho chips. Filled with beans and veggies, this dip can be a lunchtime meal/snack. Perfect for those sunny days!

http://www.forkly.com/recipes/avocado-cowboy-caviar/ Photos and Recipe By: Forkly

2. Salads To Go

No need to buy those pre-made salads at the grocery store when you have all the ingredients at home to make a delicious salad. Store in the fridge so you can grab them on the run or when you want to keep tanning in the sunshine.

http://thechicsite.com/2015/07/14/salads-to-go/ Photos and Recipe By: The Chic Site

3. Pineapple Lemonade Popsicles

The perfect snack for a heat wave! When it’s unbearably hot out and you aren’t even that hungry, make sure you stay hydrated with these pretty and colorful popsicles.

https://www.courtneyssweets.com/pineapple-lemonade-ice-pops/ Photos and Recipe By: Courtney Sweet

4. Sandwich Kabobs

Craving a sandwich but don’t want all those carbs? These kabobs have your favorite sandwich fillings on a kabob stick. Make them ahead of time to bring out on the patio or to work.

http://www.momontimeout.com/2016/07/six-easy-lunch-kabobs-for-back-to-school/ Photos and Recipe By: Mom On Timeout

5.  Watermelon Feta Mint Skewers

For all those foodies in the crowd, a popsicle may not do it! Bring out these gourmet skewers that have the perfect combination of sweet, salty and tangy.

http://bitesofbri.com/2014/05/watermelon-feta-mint-skewers/ Photos and Recipe By: Bites of Bri

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6. Loaded Creamy Ranch Dip

If you’re throwing a big pool party, this dip is sure to fill up many bellies with tons of flavor so you can keep the party going all night!

https://therecipecritic.com/2016/07/loaded-creamy-ranch-dip-poolside-dip/ Photos and Recipe By: The Recipe Critic

7. Chocolate Dipped Pineapple

For all those sweet lovers out there, this is a light, tropical snack that will satisfy your sweet tooth while filling you with some great vitamins.

http://thebeachhousekitchen.com/2016/05/21/chocolate-dipped-pineapple-slices-toasted-coconut/ Photos and Recipe By: The Beach House Kitchen

8. Low Carb Keto Tuna Boats

Fill up with these low calorie, high protein snacks! They are salty and tangy like dill pickle chips but actually add to your nutrients instead of being a cheat day. They’re perfect for the poolside and are super flavorful.

http://www.forkly.com/recipes/low-carb-keto-tuna-pickle-boats/ Photos and Recipe By: Forkly

9. Blueberry Kiwi Smoothie

Do you have a few hours in the morning to lay by the pool? This smoothie is the perfect breakfast to sip by the pool and is definitely Instagram worthy.

http://diethood.com/blueberry-kiwi-slushies/ Photos and Recipe by: Diethood

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10. Blueberry Watermelon Feta Mint Salad

Serve this up as a wonderful lunch on the patio. You can add some grilled chicken for more protein and a little kale for some greens.

https://shewearsmanyhats.com/blueberry-watermelon-feta-mint-salad/ Photos and Recipe By: She Wears Mean Hats

11. Avocado Greek Yogurt Ranch Dip and Veggies

It’s so simple yet so delicious! Combine avocado, greek yogurt, ranch powder and lime to make an oh so perfect snack.

http://www.cookingclassy.com/avocado-greek-yogurt-ranch-dip/ Photos and Recipe By: Cooking Classy

12. Your New Favorite Summer Snack

How genius is this?! Make a little taco salad with these Way Better chips that are actually good for you. Add in some taco flavored meat or beans and you have yourself a fresh and yummy lunch!

http://camillestyles.com/food-and-drink/from-camilles-kitchen/healthy-frito-pie/ Photos and Recipe By: Camille Styles

13. BLT Summer Rolls with Avocado Dipping Sauce

These summer rolls store perfectly in the fridge and are ready for you when those hunger pains hit you hard! Filled with all those BLT fixins’, you are going to be reaching for a second and third one of these.

http://hapanom.com/blt-summer-rolls-avocado-dipping-sauce/ Photos and Recipe By: Hapanom

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14. No Bake Lime Tarts

Looking for a summery dessert to accommodate some eating restrictions? This tart is a refreshing lime taste with some serious goodness inside. Garnish with some fresh limes and you have yourself one amazing meal.

http://www.bakerita.com/no-bake-lime-tarts-gluten-free-paleo-vegan/ Photos and Recipe By: Bakerita

15.  Mexican Corn Dip

This Mexican Corn Dip is yet another amazing dip to have at the beach or by your pool. It tastes like it’s a take-out snack when really, it’s been made in your kitchen. Perfect.

http://damndelicious.net/2014/07/28/mexican-corn-dip/ Photos and Recipe By: Damn Delicious

Lindsay Duncan

Lindsay loves cooking fun and creative meals for friends and family. At home, you can find her trying out a new recipe found on Pinterest while trying to balance her husband's sweet tooth with her healthy eating habits. If she's not in the kitchen, you'll find Lindsay photographing people she loves and going out with friends to try the newest restaurant in her small town.

You've probably been seeing recipes for no-bake snack/energy bites online for a few years now. I know I have!
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