(BPT) - When the warm weather months are in full swing, you don’t want to spend tons of time in the kitchen refueling after your run or making dinner on a busy weeknight.

Keep staples like almond milk at the ready, and you’ll be prepared for anything that comes your way — from smoothies and overnight oats to hummus and pudding. It’s the perfect sidekick, providing the fuel you need to own your everyday, every day. We’ve included some delicious almond milk dishes below that will power you through your jam-packed summer days:

Almond Chia Pudding

Busy morning tomorrow? This chia pudding is the perfect recipe for night-before breakfast prep. In a mason jar, mix almond milk and chia seeds with a dash of vanilla extract and maple syrup and refrigerate overnight. By morning, you’ll have a rich, spoonable breakfast pudding that’s chock full of protein and creamy goodness and ready to go when you are.

Golden Milk Latte

This trendy beverage spiced with ginger and turmeric is having a big moment as a wellness-boosting elixir. For a summer twist, prepare ahead and then refrigerate so you can enjoy it iced. You'll fall for this delicious and refreshing new way to unwind and cool off after a tough workout or jam-packed day.

Mason Jar Blueberry Parfait

It takes only moments to throw together this pre-workout blueberry parfait at night for a ready source of protein and fiber in the morning. After layering with wholesome breakfast ingredients — rolled oats, chia seeds, sliced almonds and blueberries — just top with almond milk and refrigerate.

"Life Is Easy Being Green" Smoothie

Keeping staples for healthy smoothies on hand is a smart way to pull together a quick meal at any time of day. Just toss some fresh spinach leaves, frozen fruit and other goodies in the blender, add almond milk and whirl together to make an easy, refreshing green smoothie.

Almond Lover's Hummus

If you’re need of a savory snack, whip up a batch of this easy, light hummus! This version packs in almond butter and almond milk to create a creamy snack that tastes great with pita chips, crunchy cucumbers and more.

Creamy Dairy-Free Pesto Pasta

There’s no greater comfort food than pasta tossed in a creamy sauce. This version makes it even better — it’s easy, light and dairy-free, making it the ultimate choice for warm summer weekday nights. Just start with your noodle of choice, then use almond milk and basil for the creamy pesto sauce. For the ultimate chilled-out summer supper, enjoy this dish on your deck or patio, served with a quick green salad and your favorite cold drink.

For more ideas and inspiration to help you stay nourished and fueled for your on-the-go lifestyle, visit www.almonds.com.

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