Easy, Healthy Summer Dinner with Squash and Sausage

Y’all! It is definitely that time of year when I just don’t want to spend any more time in the kitchen (or on anything really) than I have to! I don’t want to sacrifice on my nutrition goals, though, so I’m wracking my brain for all the EASY but healthy summer dinner options I can think of!

We gave this one a shot last week, and it’s already on repeat. So I knew I just HAD to share it with you! The prep, cook, and clean up of this healthy summer dinner just couldn’t be easier, so I know you’re going to love it! Plus, our nearly 2-year-old even eats it, so it’s kid-approved to!

I mean, does it get any better in the mom world? I don’t think so!!! So give it a try, and tell me you don’t like it too!

Easy, Healthy Summer Dinner with Squash and Sausage
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A simple, fresh summer dinner recipe that can be made in one pan in minutes
Recipe type: Dinner
Serves: 4 servings
  • 1 lb turkey sausage
  • 2-3 medium yellow squash, cut in ¼ inch slices
  • 1 onion, cut in half and sliced in thick ½ inch slices
  • 2-3 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  1. Preheat oven to 475 degrees.
  2. Put the squash and onion slices in the pan.
  3. Drizzle the oil over the squash and onions, and toss around until coated.
  4. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Add sausages to the pan.
  6. Roast for 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

This is another one of those recipes too that you can really tweak with different veggies and/or squash varieties to use what you have on hand or what is in season/on sale whenever you make it!

That’s a win all around when you’re making healthy summer dinner options, right?! For more recipe ideas, fitness tips, and inspiration, join our FREE Living Contently Wellness Community here!

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