Wellness Wednesday: BBQ Breakdown

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Hello Denizens! As we roll into August, it looks like only fair weather ahead. That means it’s barbecue weather! While BBQ weather may seem like a good time to cut loose and have some fun, it can also be detrimental to your nutrition goals if you aren’t careful. Wanna contribute something to the feast that you feel good about eating? Look no further. These recipes deliver.

 

1.     Baja Chicken Skewers

https://www.foodandwine.com/recipes/baja-style-rosemary-chicken-skewers

Beautifully flavored, easy, and cheap. Isn’t that how we want all of our food to be? In the world of heavy BBQ food, these little protein nuggets are just what the doctor ordered.

2.     The Elevated Fruit and Cheese plate

https://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/fresh-fruit-with-cheese-and-peppery-nuts

       These plates are anything but boring. Tasty, calorie conscious and sophisticated, they are sure to be a hit at your next party.

3.     Summer Squash Rebooted

https://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/grilled-summer-squash-and-red-onion-with-feta

Got a wide variety of mouths to feed? If you’re looking for a dish that’s as pleasing to vegetarians as it is meat eaters, look no further. This dish is easy to make and full of flavor. All you need is a few ingredients and a grill.

 

Try one or try them all, these recipes are sure to make a splash at your next BBQ!