Good-for-You Grilling Recipes

Heat up the grill for these healthy and delicious outdoor recipes

Good-for-You Grilling Recipes

It’s almost time to pack up the grill and throw the tarp down over the patio furniture. Yes, the summer is almost over, and with it goes a great American pastime. Grilling.

Sure we might get a few more barbecue days in during the next few weeks, but it won’t be the same. There's just something about summer grilling that doesn’t compare to anything else. The clear-blue skies, care-free attitudes, the essence of summer that just makes you smile.

And then fall hits us, and all is lost. No more beach, no more water balloon fights, and worst of all, no more grilling. (Unless you're lucky enough to live somewhere that's warm year-round or are willing to brave the cold.)

So in preparation for the looming presence that is autumn, here is a compilation of healthy grilling recipes that will keep you smiling through the winter. 


Grilled Yellow Squash with Basil

Summer squash and basil are two of summer’s most popular products. This light and refreshing dish will keep your memories of summer grilling alive and well for the cold months ahead.  



Grilled Whole Fish

Most people are a bit timid about cooking a whole fish. But this tasty and healthy recipe is simple and delicious.



Grilled Hearts of Palm

Hearts of palm are great right out of the jar. However, grilling them adds a whole new dimension that will pleasantly surprise you.




Grilled Salmon with Ratatouille and Black Olive Tapenade

Try this grilled salmon dish that is enhanced with a quick ratatouille and briny tapenade to make a flavorful and balanced meal. 




Grilled Asparagus Salad with Spicy Herbed Pesto

Grilled asparagus gets amped up with spices and herbs for a summer side that goes great with any main course.






Grilled Hearts of Romaine

Bored of plain green salads? Try grilling your greens to add great flavor to your go-to salad.  

Click here to see 8 Unlikely Grill Foods. 

Click here to see Tips for Grilling Sweet Summer Fruit. 


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Mr. Avocado's picture

grilled avocados go well with all these great feasts! I'm gonna keep grilling until it snows, and then bring the grill inside and just open the windows!


Great job compiling this summer. Wanted to add this Grilled Pork Chop with Mango Sauce

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