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Healthy BBQ Sides

Healthy BBQ Sides

May is National BBQ Month. Don’t ruin your healthy eating at get-togethers this summer.  These healthy BBQ sides can help.

First up is a lightened take on BBQ’s most important side dish, Greek Yogurt Coleslaw.

Greek Yogurt Coleslaw

 

Limit your binges by trying these portion-controlled Mini Sweet Corn Fritters.

Mini Sweet Corn Fritters

 

These Slow Cooker BBQ Baked Beans are better for you than most canned options and nearly as easy.

Slow Cooker BBQ Baked Beans

Slow Cooker BBQ Baked Beans

 

Lighten up the Southern classic with these savory Sautéed Collard Greens.

Sautéed Collard Greens
Image and Recipe via Real Simple

 

Go tangy with Potato Salad with Honey Mustard Vinaigrette.

Potato Salad with Honey Mustard Vinaigrette
Image and Recipe via Chew Out Loud

 

Whip up Healthy Skillet Cornbread to go hand-in-hand with your BBQ dinner.

Healthy Skillet Cornbread {gluten-free option}

 

Skinny Cauliflower Mac and Cheese is a tasty way to sneak some veggies in for the kids.

Skinny Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

Healthy BBQ Recipes

Healthy BBQ Recipes for Meat Week

It’s Meat Week, which means people all over the country are enjoying their favorite barbecue, and we’re going to help you enjoy it too with healthy BBQ recipes.

First up is an easy, sweet Pineapple BBQ Chicken Meal Prep to prepare for the week.

Pineapple BBQ Chicken Meal Prep

 

Lighten up your favorite Super Bowl dish with Veggie Meatballs with Cranberry Barbecue Sauce.

eggie Meatballs with Cranberry Barbecue Sauce
Image and Recipe via Catching Seeds

 

Enjoy light and delicious Korean BBQ Chicken at home.

Korean BBQ Chicken
Image and Recipe via Rasa Malaysia

 

If you love BBQ chicken, lighten it up for a meatless day with Vegan BBQ Chicken Sandwiches.

Vegan BBQ Chicken Sandwiches
Image and Recipe via Vegan in the Freezer

 

Enjoy your favorite flavors with BBQ Chicken & Roasted Sweet Potato Bowls.

BBQ Chicken & Roasted Sweet Potato Bowls
Image and Recipe via The Creative Bite

 

Skip the red meat with this showstopping Asian BBQ Salmon.

Asian BBQ Salmon
Image and Recipe via Carl’s Bad Cravings

 

Lighten up your kids’ favorite pizza with this Sweet Potato Crust Pizza with BBQ Chicken.

Sweet Potato Crust Pizza with BBQ Chicken
Image and Recipe via The Soccer Mom Blog

Fresh Garden Blueberry Recipes

Healthy Blueberry Recipes

This week, we featured delicious and healthy, in-season blueberry recipes.

First up are Red, White, and Blue Parfaits that you can whip up for the 4th of July.

Red, White, and Blue Parfaits
Image and Recipe via Life Tastes Good

 

Make this healthy No Mayo Broccoli Salad with Blueberries and Apple for any BBQ.

No Mayo Broccoli Salad with Blueberries and Apple

 

Baked Buttermilk Blueberry Donuts will help you skip the donut shop.

Baked Buttermilk Blueberry Donuts
Image and Recipe via The Beach House Kitchen

 

Blueberry-Basil Dressing on Spinach Salad is a refreshingly simple summer lunch.

Blueberry-Basil Dressing on Spinach Salad
Image and Recipe via The Garden Grazer

 

Throw together Blueberry Frozen Yogurt for a tasty frozen treat:

Blueberry Frozen Yogurt
Image and Recipe via Renee’s Kitchen Adventures

 

Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes with Blueberries are perfect with a grilled entrée.

Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes with Blueberries and Pecans

 

These Healthy Blueberry Muffins will satisfy your unhealthy muffin cravings.

Healthy Blueberry Muffins

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Adding a Fresh Bite with Jalapeño Recipes

Healthy Jalapeño Recipes

This week, we featured some healthy jalapeño recipes that will let you add a little spice to your summer with the in-season pepper.

First up is a vegetarian BBQ must, the Jalapeño Popper Black Bean Burger.

Jalapeno Popper Black Bean Burgers

 

Whip up this easy family-favorite side, Twice Baked Jalapeño Sweet Potatoes.

Twice Baked Jalapeno Sweet Potato Recipe

 

Make this Slow Cooker Jalapeño Popper Chicken Chili to work up a sweat.

Slow Cooker Paleo Jalapeno Popper Chicken Chili

 

This Strawberry Jalapeño Salsa will add a sweet, spicy kick to your next party.

Strawberry Jalapeño Salsa

 

Slow Cooker Jalapeño Popper Chicken Taquitos combine your favorite appetizers.

Slow Cooker Jalapeño Popper Chicken Taquitos

 

This Healthy Crock Pot Jalapeño Chicken and Sweet Corn Soup is fresh and easy.

Healthy Crock Pot Jalapeno, Chicken & Sweet Corn Soup

 

Make these Jalapeño Popper Quinoa Bites for a healthy snack or appetizer.

Jalapeno Popper Quinoa Bites #WeekdaySupper #ChooseDreams

Cooking Spring Side Dishes with Fresh Veggies

Healthy Spring Side Dishes

This week, we featured spring side dishes that make use of some of your favorite fresh spring veggies.

First up is a Spring Pea and Radish Salad worth shelling fresh peas for.

Spring Pea and Radish Salad
Image and Recipe via Running with Tweezers

 

These bright Roasted Potatoes and Lemon with Dill will satisfy your potato craving.

Roasted Potatoes and Lemon with Dill
Image and Recipe via Real Simple

 

Keep some Pickled Lavender Carrots on hand for a twist on your sandwich.

Pickled Lavendar Carrots
Image and Recipe via Rattlebridge Farm

 

Asparagus with Citrus Sauce is light and refreshing with grilled chicken or fish.

Asparagus with Citrus Sauce
Image and Recipe via Good Housekeeping

 

Throw together this Carrot, Avocado, and Orange Salad for your next BBQ.

Carrot, Avocado, and Orange Salad
Image and Recipe via Epicurious

 

Spring Orzo Pasta Salad with Asparagus and Artichokes will be a tasty and vibrant addition to your spring meals.

Spring Orzo Pasta Salad with Asparagus and Artichokes
Image and Recipe via Food for My Family

 

This Crunchy Sprout and Daikon Salad with Mint is a great coleslaw replacement.

Crunchy Sprout and Daikon Salad with Mint
Image and Recipe via Whole Living

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Grilling Recipes for Get-Togethers

Healthy Grilling Recipes

This week, we helped get you ready for summer with a batch of healthy, easy grilling recipes.

First up is a simple vegan and gluten-free Grilled Avocado and Romaine Caesar Salad.

Grilled Avocado and Romaine Caesar Salad
Image and Recipe via Blissful Basil

 

Whip up these vibrant Grilled Salmon Tacos with Avocado Salsa for a healthy supper.

Grilled Salmon Tacos with Avocado Salsa
Image and Recipe via Cooking Classy

 

This Grilled Cilantro, Lime, and Paprika Corn on the Cob is a tasty BBQ side dish.

Grilled Cilantro, Lime, and Paprika Corn on the Cob
Image and Recipe via Blissful Basil

 

Grilled Barbecue Chicken and Vegetables in Foil is your new easy summer go-to meal.

Grilled Barbecue Chicken and Vegetables in Foil

 

These Grilled Vegetable Quesadillas are light and perfect for lunch or to share.

Grilled Vegetable Quesadillas

 

Put together refreshing Grilled Jerk Shrimp and Pineapple Skewers for a quick dinner.

Grilled Jerk Shrimp and Pineapple Skewers
Image and Recipe via What2Cook

 

These Cinnamon Sugar Grilled Peaches are the dessert your grill’s been waiting for.

Cinnamon Sugar Grilled Peaches

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Rhubarb Picking for Rhubarb Recipes

Healthy Rhubarb Recipes

This week, we featured vibrant and in-season rhubarb, known for its appearances in strawberry pies, in healthy rhubarb recipes.

First up is a lighter take on that classic, Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp.

Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp
Image and Recipe via Cooking Classy

 

This light and fresh Rhubarb Sorbet is a beautiful spring treat.

Rhubarb Sorbet
Image and Recipe via Simply Recipes

 

Grill up this Thai Chicken with Rhubarb Sauce for an easy and delicious spring meal.

THAI CHICKEN WITH RHUBARB SAUCE

 

These fresh Rhubarb Bars are a delicious twist on the classic lemon bar.

Rhubarb Bars

 

Whip up this Roasted Rhubarb Barbecue Sauce for a tangy, sweet, and thick sauce.

Roasted Rhubarb Barbecue Sauce (Market Monday)

 

This lovely Coconut Rhubarb Cake makes a perfect spring breakfast or snack.

Coconut-Rhubarb Cake

 

Rhubarb and Greek Yogurt Popsicles are the creamy, light dessert of your dreams.

Rhubarb and Greek Yogurt Popsicles

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