3 Delicious and healthy summer BBQ recipes!

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Brenda Braslow
Brenda Braslow, MS, RDN, LDN, CDCES - Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES)

Looking for healthy summer recipes for your next BBQ? Rather than bringing the traditional pasta or potato salad to your next neighborhood potluck, create one of these healthy and delicious summer recipes that fits with your weight-loss plan!

Healthy summer BBQ recipes

Healthy summer BBQ recipes that are light and delicious

Yes, you can keep your healthy eating on track while enjoying a summer season of BBQs, picnics, family reunions, and pool parties. Known for abundant fresh produce, summer is a terrific opportunity to increase your consumption of fruits and vegetables, which are low in calories and high in fiber.

Find these healthy summer BBQ recipes-Fiesta Bean Salad; a Red, White, and Blue Layered Berry Dessert; and Refreshing Spritzer-in the MyNetDiary Premium recipe collection, available with MyNetDiary Premium membership. Each Premium recipe includes a photo, ingredient list, recipe steps, calories, and nutrients already loaded into MyNetDiary. What if you like most of the recipe, but want to swap out a few ingredients? No problem. Adapt the easily customizable recipes to fit your taste and dietary preferences.

Fiesta Bean Salad

In less than 15 minutes, mix up this delicious salad, full of antioxidants, fiber, and flavor! Enjoy as a main or side salad.

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Layered Berry Dessert

This colorful and delicious dessert will surely impress with the bonus of offering loads of nutrients.

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Refreshing Spritzer

The perfect beverage for quenching your thirst on a hot summer day.

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Enjoy these three quick-and-easy, healthy summer recipes for your next potluck or BBQ, sure to be a hit and an excellent fit for your weight-loss plan. You'll keep your calories in check and healthy eating on target as you eat more fruits and vegetables during the summer season!

Adapted from original content by Martha M. Henze, MPH, MS, RDN

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Jun 24, 2022

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