Are you burned out on BBQ chicken and burgers? Spice up your summer menu with one of these unexpected grilling picks. We’ve got some healthy grill options for you too.
Summer salads are a great addition to any BBQ, so why not make it part of the grilling? Cut your heads of lettuce in half, then place the chopped side down over high heat for 2-3 minutes or until the edges start to char, then remove. The smoky flavor will add an extra kick to your classic Caesar salad.
Fruit is an obvious low-cal summer snack, but skewering some up might come as a surprise. Pineapple, peaches, strawberries, and even grapes are great for grilling and will look festive at a backyard party.
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Healthy alternatives to our favorite foods are always a plus. What are we getting at with this strange root? So everyone loves mashed potatoes—well, if you chop a celery root in half and put it on the grill on low heat until it's fully charred, the inside becomes a perfectly creamy side dish, without the added cals!
Everyone loves a cheese plate—but why not save the brie and crackers for a winter soirée? Since you're outside grilling and enjoying the summer, throw some semi-hard cheese (like halloumi) on the barbie. It's a whole new take on 'grilled cheese'!
Take your brunch outside! Just like on the stove, French toast on the grill is simple and delicious. Turn your grill on medium heat and brush with vegetable oil (wouldn't want the bread to stick). Dip the bread in egg batter and toss on the grill for two minutes on each side. It's ready when the surface looks dry.