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Published on June 18, 2014

10 Healthy Recipes to Kick Off Grilling Season

Summer is here and it’s time to fire up your grill! Charcoal, propane or even electric – whatever your fuel of choice, we’ve got enough recipes here for you to grill up a healthy and hearty feast for friends and family.

Mushroom Stuffed Burger

This mushroom stuffed burger melds the rich flavors of red wine and mushrooms to make a hearty low fat lunch or dinner recipe. Top the high protein burger with lettuce, tomato and red onion if desired.

Grilled Turkey Burger

Where’s the beef? This burger is so packed with flavor you’ll never miss it. Stuffed with mushrooms and topped with Swiss cheese, this turkey meat loaf burger recipe will become a family favorite.

Grilled Flank Steak Salad

Here’s a delicious alfresco meal of succulent grilled steak and refreshing spinach and bean salad. It’s a quick, easy steak dinner with a delicious summer salad.

Grilled Chicken with Corn Salsa

Grilled chicken stays juicy and tender with a sweet citrus marinade. Topped with a lively corn salsa, this healthy chicken recipe is perfect any night of the week.

Grilled Lime Shrimp

Lime juice and cilantro give these high protein shrimp kebabs a refreshing flavor. Perfect for the grill, serve them as an appetizer or with some brown rice for a light entrée.

Tuna Kebabs

These tuna kebabs are a grilled seafood recipe that is a meal in one. Colorful bell peppers and squash help make this seafood recipe a pretty and healthy entrée.

Seared Salmon with Blueberries

In this quick recipe, fresh rhubarb gives sweet blueberries a tart punch of flavor. This easy recipe features salmon, but you can use this compote as a topping for any fish, pork or chicken.

Grilled Pineapple

Grilling recipes aren’t just for burgers. You can top off your burger cookout with a tropical treat that’s a perfect side dish or dessert for summer: grilled pineapple with a touch of honey.

Grilled Vegetables

A delicious garlic balsamic marinade gives these grilled vegetables a savory sweet flavor. This low calorie side dish complements meat, fish and poultry.

Grilled Corn on the Cob

No need to smother butter and salt on this corn on the cob. Healthy olive oil and fragrant herbs and spices will make this easy corn on the cob a favorite summer side dish.

Ready for more?

You can find more healthy and grill-friendly recipes at the Health eCooking Show.

Additionally, Crozer-Keystone offers nutrition counseling to help you navigate your specific nutritional needs. To request an appointment, please call 1-800-CK-HEALTH (1-800-254-3258).

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