Healthy Seasonal Recipes

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Find all the best recipes for having a backyard cookout or barbecue. Here are some great side dishes like potato salad, pasta salad and more plus lots of grilling main course recipes as well.

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Watermelon Gin Fizz Cocktail

This Watermelon Gin Fizz Cocktail is a refreshing and summery take on the classic gin fizz cocktail. Made with a sweet-tart watermelon juice and a…Read More

Peach Barbecue Sauce

This peach barbecue sauce is sweet, tangy, and spicy. It has it all! You can brush it over BBQ chicken in the last few minutes…Read More

Easy Grilled Broccoli in Foil

If you’re wondering if you can grill broccoli, then I am here to tell you that you most certainly can. I have all the details…Read More

Grilled Ground Turkey Kofta Kebabs

Made with fragrant spices and lean ground turkey, these Middle Eastern-inspired Turkey Kofta Kebabs are a delicious way to grill dinner this summer. In just…Read More

Grilled Lemon Rosemary Pork Chops with Arugula Salad

Today I have a grilled pork chop recipe with lemon, garlic and rosemary. I served them with a simple arugula salad with Pecorino cheese and…Read More

Grilled Greek Boneless Chicken Thighs

These juicy Grilled Greek Chicken Thighs are summertime grilling perfection! The boneless thighs are marinated in easy garlic, lemon and herb marinade which gives them…Read More

Red, White and Blue Potato Salad (with Horseradish and Bacon)

This potato salad is made with red, white and blue potatoes, creamy greek yogurt and horseradish dressing and crunchy red bell peppers and crumbled bacon….Read More

Macaroni Salad with Cheddar Cheese

This Healthy Macaroni Salad is made with Greek Yogurt and only a little mayonnaise for classic macaroni salad taste! It has additional fresh veggies (carrots,…Read More

Southwest Quinoa Salad with Black Beans, Mango and Avocado

This Southwest Quinoa Salad with black beans, mango and avocado is a delicious side salad for potlucks, parties and summertime picnics. The cumin, lime and…Read More

Healthy Classic Potato Salad (with Hard Boiled Eggs)

I have seen the future, and it involves you making a batch of this Healthy Classic Potato Salad for a summertime backyard cookout and then…Read More

Vegan Potato Salad with Herbs

This healthy vegan potato salad with herbs has a simple oil and vinegar dressing, crunchy celery and sun-dried tomatoes. Because it is made without mayonnaise…Read More

Napa Cabbage Ramen Noodle Salad

This simple chilled Cabbage Ramen Noodle Salad with carrots, scallions and toasted almonds is made with crunchy uncooked ramen noodles, Napa cabbage and an easy…Read More

Mediterranean Barley Salad

Our easy Mediterranean Barley Salad is made with bell peppers, cherry tomatoes, olives and basil with a fresh lemon and garlic dressing. Serve it as…Read More

Spicy Deviled Eggs

These Spicy Sriracha Deviled Eggs are a fun twist on a classic recipe guaranteed to become one of the favorite appetizers for your game day…Read More

Kohlrabi Slaw

If you have never tried using kohlrabi in a recipe before this Kohlrabi Slaw with lime, cilantro and jalapeno is a great starter recipe for…Read More

Grilled Corn with Chipotle Lime Butter

Grilled Corn with Chipotle Lime Butter! It’s a new take on a summer classic. I used softened salted butter, then stirred in lime zest and…Read More

Simple Cucumber Salad

Have you tried this recipe for simple cucumber salad with chives yet? It’s ready in 10 minutes, goes great as a side dish for barbecues…Read More

Chickpea Salad with Creamy Avocado Dressing

This 20-minute chickpea salad has a creamy avocado dressing with basil and lemon. It is a great protein source for plant-based diets and is perfect…Read More

Garlic Lemon Chicken Marinade

It is so worth the 10 minutes of prep it takes to whip this Garlic Lemon Chicken Marinade together! It is so easy and it…Read More

Healthy Burger Recipes

If you are looking for inspiring burger recipes, then check out this collection of healthy, juicy and delicious burgers! From vegetarian bean burgers, beef and…Read More

Healthy Coleslaw

This ultra-creamy, healthy coleslaw is super easy to stir together. It’s the perfect skinny coleslaw recipe for your summer cookouts, barbecues and picnics. Just chop,…Read More

Grilled Asparagus

This season, make sure to plan on trying my recipe for Grilled Asparagus. Once you make it, and see just how easy it is to…Read More

shrimp kebabs

Nothing says summer like these Shrimp Kabobs! Fire up the grill and enjoy these savory, low carb skewers with rosemary, garlic and cherry tomatoes. And…Read More

Simple Warm German Potato Salad

This German Potato Salad recipe is so easy ( I used a few tricks to make the process so much faster) and it’s also healthier…Read More