When it comes to enviably easy California living, Nathan Turner is the king. I mean, he did write the book on it, quite literally. 

For years the interior decorator's Instagram has been a haven for aesthetes and lifestyle junkies alike. Between snaps of his impeccably designed projects, fabulous travels and two adorable black labs, the passionate home cook has been sharing delicious dishes from his archive of family recipes. 

Now, with his newly discovered penchant for reels, following along as he whips up his plat du jour has never been easier.

Upgrade your culinary repertoire and click through for five of Nathan's light, fresh and flavorful summer dishes!

[Photos via @nturnerdesign]