Healthy Fourth of July BBQ Recipes
It wouldn’t be the 4th of July without a summer cookout! If you’re celebrating Independence Day with a barbecue, steer clear of the typical hot dogs and hamburgers and try some of these healthy grilling recipes instead. Celebrate the holiday with these nutritious recipes, and continue to incorporate them into your family cookouts all season long!
Grilled Rosemary-Salmon Skewers
Heart-healthy salmon is a tasty grilling option. These skewers are easy to serve and can be made up to eight hours in advance, making them the perfect option for feeding a crowd.
Spinach Salad with Grilled Shrimp
Grilled shrimp dresses up a nutrient-rich spinach salad in this recipe that’s bursting with summer flavor.
Spiedini of Chicken and Zucchini with Almond Salsa Verde
These chicken and zucchini kebabs are packed with protein and are a great way to use up some of that zucchini that is sure to take over your garden as the summer goes on.
Grilled Corn with Chipotle-Lime Butter
This grilled corn makes a delicious side dish and is a great alternative to typical boiled corn on the cob. At under 150 calories per ear, this is a light and refreshing addition to any grilled meal.
Put down the bag of potato chips and grill up some of these sweet potato fries instead! This grilled alternative to deep-fried potatoes is full of vitamins and will satisfy your salt cravings.
Panzanella is an Italian salad made with leftover bread. This barbeque version incorporates grilled veggies and charcoal-toasted bread.