Get Out Your Grill!

As summer nears, the great opportunities for grilling with friends and family increase. Don’t let your celebrations derail your commitment to healthy eating. With these recipes, you can enjoy an amazing, delicious cookout without compromising on great nutrition.

Ginger-Marinated Grilled Portobello Mushrooms

Ginger-Marinated Grilled Portobello Mushrooms

3 Guiding Stars Nutrition and flavor go hand in hand with great texture in these melt-in-your-mouth mushrooms. The Asian flavor also pairs well with our Expert Chef’s 2 Star Asian Slaw. (3 Guiding Stars)

Zesty Dill Potato Salad

2 Guiding Stars Lightly dressed with heart-healthy olive oil and flavorful balsamic vinegar, this potato salad relies on fresh veggies for contrasting crunch and uses fresh dill to give you that classic pickle taste, without the salt overload. (2 Guiding Stars)

BLT Pasta Salad

2 Guiding Stars Expert Chef Erin Dow designed this recipe to delight a group of school-aged children with great success. Plain, non-fat Greek yogurt is the tangy dressing base in this delightful, easy salad. (2 Guiding Stars)

Grilled Corn with Lime Butter

2 Guiding Stars Corn on the cob is a great side dish, until we set it dripping with butter. This recipe uses just a small amount of olive oil-based margarine infused with lime for a more potent taste to make a little butter go a long way. (2 Guiding Stars)

Eggplant Dogs

2 Guiding Stars Japanese eggplants are long and slender, and when you marinate them with the same herbs you’re used to tasting in sausage, they make a great healthy alternative to grilled sausage. (2 Guiding Stars)

Coconut Chicken Satay

1 Guiding Star Sometimes eating well is all about keeping the flavors fresh. Ditch your favorite stand-by grilling dishes in favor of these sweet and spicy skewers and wait for the compliments to pour in. (1 Guiding Star)

Jamaican Jerk Chicken

1 Guiding Star Commercial barbecue sauce is loaded with sugar and salt. Use this vegetable-based marinade to give your chicken a flavor reminiscent of classic barbecue with more nutritious ingredients. (1 Guiding Star)