Healthy Grilling Options

Healthy Grilling Options

Who loves cooking burgers and hotdogs on the grill in the summer?? We sure do!  However, as we all know, burgers and hotdogs are not the healthiest of foods to consume. But the good thing about cooking on the grill is, the variety of meals you can prepare is plentiful. From vegetables, to meats, to fish, to even desserts….the options for dishes are endless. There are plenty of healthy options as well, which is what we’ve provided you with below.

We found several grilling recipes online that sounded pretty tasty and are healthy too. Take a look and try some out! Let us know your favorites.

Greek Lemon Chicken Skewers with Tzatziki Sauce
Check out Recipe Runner for the full instructions.

Greek Chicken SkewerGreek Lemon Chicken Skewers

1 1/2 pounds chicken breast, cut into approximately 1 inch cubes
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
2 cloves of garlic, minced
2 teaspoons dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
1/2 teaspoon coriander
3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Tzatziki Sauce

1 cup peeled and diced English cucumber, about 1/2 of a cucumber
1 1/2 cups plain non-fat Greek yogurt
Juice of half a lemon
1 heaping tablespoon chopped fresh dill
1 teaspoon grated garlic
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
Black pepper to taste


Grilled Peaches with Cinnamon Honey Ricotta
Get the Full Instructions from Recipe Runner.

Grilled Peaches

4 peaches, halved and the pit removed
3/4 cup part-skim or whole milk ricotta
2 teaspoons honey, plus more for drizzling on top
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, plus more for sprinkling on top
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract



Grilled Salmon with Mango Salsa
Get the Full Instructions from Creme de la Crumb.


Grilled Salmon4 6-ounce salmon fillets
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon chili powder
salt and pepper to taste
juice of 1 lime

Mango Salsa

2-3 mangos, diced
½ red pepper, diced
½ red onion, diced
1 small jalapeño, seeded and finely chopped
¼ cup packed cilantro leaves, roughly chopped