When outside temps heat up, it can be difficult to keep your house cool. Using the oven or stove can make things even worse, putting a strain on you, your air conditioner, and your wallet!

The Theraworx Relief team likes these ideas for avoiding heating up the kitchen at mealtimes, so you can keep the house cool and get a good night’s sleep despite the hot temps.

  • Food Network has a collection of no-cook summer recipes for soups, salads, sandwiches and wraps, and desserts. As a bonus, quite a few recipes feature melons: plentiful and ripe in the summertime, and full of cramp-preventing potassium!
  • Most grocery stores and wholesale clubs sell rotisserie chicken, which is a great summer staple. This Today.com article provides 5 globally inspired recipes that use rotisserie chickens, can be prepared in minutes, and don’t require heating up the kitchen.
  • Check out these Instant Pot ideas from Health.com. Multi-use pots cook meals quickly, but also without putting out much heat. If you’re in the market for a new kitchen gadget, read about how you can use a multi-use pot instead of your stove.
  • Still want a hot meal without a hot kitchen? Read these 5 tips from Food Network.

Heat and Muscle Cramps

If you find that heat brings on leg and foot cramps, keep a bottle of Theraworx Relief by your bedside, in your bathroom, and with you when you’re on the go. It not only relieves muscle cramps quickly, but it can help prevent them with daily use. Read more about how to use Theraworx Relief.