4 Mouth Watering Meatless Recipes in Honor of National BBQ Day

Try these delicious meatless recipes


National BBQ Day is May 16th and it’s time to dust off the grill and ignite the flames.

According to sources, the most popular foods for grilling are burgers, followed by steak, hot dogs and chicken. But these popular foods can contain high levels of cholesterol and unwanted fats. With summer quickly approaching, look to plant protein to give yourself a head start on that beach body, while still delivering on the grilled taste you crave.

The heat is on - try these healthier alternatives to your grill favorites:

Quinoa Burgers with Ancho Chili and Baked Onion Strings

Craving a juicy burger with a zesty punch, hold the guilt? This protein packed quinoa burger tastes great fresh off the grill and topped with sweet ancho chili, avocado with some onion strings on the side. Who says meat can’t be made from plants?

Grilled Franks with Sesame Apple Slaw

Hosting the first cookout of the summer? Lightlife Smart Dogs are ready in minutes on the grill. Top them with a fresh apple slaw, to help beat the summer heat and keep even your pickiest neighbors pleased. 

Smart Patty Sliders with Blackberry BBQ Sauce


Beer with your barbeque is a must. Covered in caramelized beer onions and blackberry bbq sauce, these smart patty sliders are great when serving a crowd and will be devoured in no time.

Vegan Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs 


Let’s be honest, bacon makes everything better. These veggie hot dogs are an easy summer fix. Just pop them on the grill and wrap with Lightlife Smart Bacon for the ultimate meat-lover crowd pleaser.

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