Last thing you want to do on a sweltering summer’s day is cook. With this chilled chowder recipe from Sonima chef Joy Houston, you can steer clear of a hot stove and still make a nutritious meal that’s not just another salad. In this video, she shares her tips on how to make an organic corn-based soup filled with lots of good-for-you veggies, including carrot, celery, and green onion. Combine all ingredients with salt and spices in a blender to make a creamy, chunky chowder. Pour into a bowl, top with an avocado-tomato salsa, and enjoy.

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