Summer is in full swing, and you know what that means— sunshine, swimming, and of course, tons of grilling! Aside from being fun, grilling is one of the best methods to prepare lean meals. Skip the typical burgers and dogs and the grill can offer an infinite range of healthy options! Here are 7 wholesome, flavorful recipes to help you and your family step up your grilling game this summer:
Grilled Potato Salad
Potato Salad is a staple of every summer shin-dig, but most recipes are high in fat and leave you FULL of regret. Simply ditch the mayo and you’ll fall in love with this light, oh-so-tasty lemon vinaigrette potato salad.
Black Bean Burger
For most of us, a barbecue is incomplete without a burger. Lucky for you, this guilt-free black bean burger will satisfy your craving while doing your body good. Make with organic Green Valley black beans to maximize the health benefits.
Fajita Chicken Kebob
Nothing screams summer like a grilled kabob — not only are they delicious, but also perfect to hold while mingling at a backyard barbecue. Juicy chicken paired with vibrant veggies will please even the toughest crowd. Plus, they’re super easy to make!
Avocado with Pico de Gallo
When it comes to grilling, don’t be afraid to get creative. Watch your friends become amazed after you serve up grilled avocado. Top it off with pico de gallo made with organic Green Valley black beans and corn for instant fresh, summer flavor.
Grilled Balsamic Veggies
Looking for an easy way to get the most flavor out of your veggies? Simply marinate them in balsamic dressing and throw em’ on the grill. Balsamic will extenuate the veggie’s natural favor and give them some added pizzazz.
Grilled Peaches with Honey & Yogurt
Think dessert has to be made in the oven? Think again! Sweet yet healthy, this grilled peach recipe is the perfect ending to any day in the sun. After your first bite, this dish will instantly become your summer dessert go-to.
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