70 + Healthy & Delicious Summer Barbecue Recipes
A delicious roundup of healthy summer barbecue recipes to keep you fit and your taste buds happy all season long!
Who has plans for Independence Day, aka- my favorite holiday? Are you cooking out? I hope so. I sure am! Last week I shared some healthy eating tips with you on how to navigate backyard barbecues while still enjoying yourself. This week, you can put those tips to good use with lots of healthy and delicious recipe ideas! Whether you are hosting or attending a cookout, try some of these nourishing dishes to make it a fun and healthy meal!
Fresh Salmon Ceviche with Cucumbers and Radishes @ Jessica Levinson
Avocado Hummus @ Lively Table
Watermelon Jicama Pico de Gallo @ Kiss in the Kitchen
Peach Basil and Feta Toast @ Marisa Moore Nutrition
Wild Blueberry Pistachio No Bake Brie @ Amy Gorin Nutrition
Raspberry Gazpacho @ Delish Knowledge
Tuna Stuffed Jalapenos @ Runnin Srilankan
Grilled Zucchini Rollups @The Lean Green Bean
Watermelon, Feta and Mint Skewers @ Jessica Levinson
Cilantro Black Bean Hummus @ The Pretty Bee
Creamy Burrata with Pesto and Tomatoes @ My Cape Cod Kitchen
Spicy Mango Avocado Crab Cakes @ Athletic Avocado
Roasted Tomato Guacamole @ Delish Knowledge
Watermelon & Lemon Mint Ricotta Stacks @Jessica Levinson
Bite Sized Peach Caprese Salad @ Sprint 2 The Table
Roasted Poblano and Goat Cheese Sweet Potato Cakes @ Lively Table
Gluten Free Beer Can Chicken with Asian Glaze @ Abbey’s Kitchen
Black Bean Sweet Potato Burgers @ C It Nutritionally
Grilled Caribbean Jerk Turkey Kabobs @ Snacking in Sneakers
Grilled Fresh Salmon Burgers @ Jessica Levinson
Flank Steak with Creamy Chimichurri @ RDelicious Kitchen
Steak Tacos with Nectarine Corn Salsa @Jessica Levinson
Grilled Lamb Kabobs with Tzatziki Sauce @ Delish Plan
Cheesy Habanero Stuffed Turkey Burgers @Shaw’s Simple Swaps
Quick Southwestern Grilled Chicken with Peach Pico de Gallo @ Homemade Nutrition
Tequila Citrus Shrimp @ Homemade Interest
Smoky Beet Burgers with Goat Cheese Yogurt Spread @ The Foodie Physician
Corn and Basil Cakes with Lemon Yogurt Sauce @ Jessica Levinson
Balsamic Chicken, Strawberry and Beet Kabobs @ My Menu Pal
Tofu Burgers with Pineapple Barbecue Sauce @ Runnin Srilankan
Summer Chicken Kebabs with Herb Sauce @ Jessica Levinson
Southern Vinegar Slaw @ Amee’s Savory Dish
Grilled Corn Salad with Tomatoes and Avocados @ Real Living Nutrition
Caprese Pasta Salad with Hemp Pesto @ The Foodie Dietitian
Mustard Greens Summer Salad @ Bucket List Tummy
Grilled Avocados Stuffed with Corn and Black Bean Salsa @Jessica Levinson
Roasted Cherry Farro Salad @ Jessica Levinson
Healthy Broccoli Salad @ Lively Table
Grilled Vegetable Salad with Zucchini Salsa Verde @ Nourish Breathe Thrive
Pumped Up Potato Salad @ Best Little Nest
Corn and Black Bean Quinoa Salad @ Jessica Levinson
Asparagus and Zucchini Noodles with Spinach Pesto @ Food Confidence
Summer Panzanella Salad @ Dishing Out Health
Mayo Free Potato Salad @ Jessi Haggerty
Grilled Sweet Potato Wedges with Avocado Crema @ Lively Table
Red Cabbage Slaw @ Jessica Levinson
Tri Colored Pepper Potato Salad @ Nutrition Starring You
Easy Summer Watermelon Salad Platter @ Homemade Nutrition
Grilled Pineapple, Black Bean and Jicama Salad @ Lively Table
Rainbow Grilled Veggie Kabobs @ Emily Kyle Nutrition
Sweet Potato Salad @ Jessica Levinson
Grilled Potato and Zucchini Caprese Salad @ Teaspoon of Spice
Grilled Stone Fruit with Honey Lemon Yogurt Sauce @ Jessica Levinson
No Churn Dark Chocolate Avocado Frozen Yogurt @ Lively Table
Wild Blueberry, Pomegranate and Lemon Popsicles @ Abbey’s Kitchen
Grilled Pineapple with Coconut Cinnamon Whipped Cream @ Treble in the Kitchen
Tangy Fruit Salad @Food, Pleasure, and Health
Coconut Pineapple Popsicles @ Exploring Healthy Foods
Red, White and Blue Vegan Watermelon Cake @ Abbey’s Kitchen
Summer Grilled Peaches @ Real You Nutrition
Lemon Berry Sorbet @ Be Truly Nourished
Roasted Blueberry, Coconut and Lime Popsicles @ Delish Knowledge
Red, White and Blueberry Shortcakes @ Lively Table
Mango Chia Popsicles @ Jelly Toast
Berry Peach Sangria @ Living Well Kitchen
No-Sugar-Added Watermelon Mojitos @ Jessica Levinson
Blueberry Lemonade Chiller @ Shaw’s Simple Swaps
Cucumber Mint Chia Fresca @ Food Pleasure and Health
Elderflower Iced Tea @ Kitchen Nostalgia
Refreshing Infused Waters @ Be Truly Nourished
Ginger Mint Sun Tea @ My Wife Can Cook
Frozen Strawberry Basil Margaritas @ Delish Knowledge
Prosecco and Blackberries Cocktail @ Dine & Dash
Antioxidant Sangria @ Lively Table
Watermelon Slushie @ Real Food Real Deals
Infused Iced Tea @ Prep Dish
Spicy Strawberry Rhubarb Margarita @ Jessica Levinson
There you have it – over 70 delicious and healthy summer barbecue recipes that will get you through July 4th Weekend and maybe even Labor Day! (P.S. If that’s not enough choices for you, get more seasonal summer recipes in our Memorial Day Recipe Roundup and Summer Cocktails & Mocktails Recipe Roundup!)
Can it be the weekend already!!! Geez- what a FABULOUS roundup! Thanks so much for including my chillers and burgers! Cheers to a great 4th!
I know! I wish it was the weekend too! Thanks so much for allowing me to include your great recipes! Have a great – and safe – 4th!
So many fresh and delicious recipes! Thanks for including me! Have a wonderful holiday weekend 🙂
You’re most welcome! Have a great 4th!
Such a comprehensive list! I’ve pinned for later. 🙂
Thanks for sharing Tara!
Love it! Thanks for including my Coconut Pineapple Popsicles! 🙂
You’re most welcome!
Definitely something for everyone here! Great roundup – Happy 4th 🙂
Thanks Anne! I totally agree! Happy 4th to you too!
So colorful. I will be using this all summer long. Thank you!
Thanks Katie! Hope you find lots of recipes you love! Enjoy!
These all looks so good! Thanks for including my peach caprese salad – I think I need that peach sangria to go with it!
Have a great weekend!
Thank you so much for including my Rainbow Veggie Kabobs – all of these recipes look amazing!!
You’re most welcome Emily!! Thanks for stopping by to take a look at the roundup!
Wow! This list is INCREDIBLE! Thanks for including my Black Bean Sweet Potato Burgers…they’re a favorite of mine! 🙂
Thanks so much Chelsea! I haven’t had a chance to make your burgers yet, but they’re on my list 😉
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I LOVE your lists! This is like the end-all-be-all summer food guide. So many good things to try!
Thanks so much Jordan! Hope you’re making your way through the recipes!
These all look amazing! I wouldn’t even know which one to start with they all look so good!
So many options how can one decide? Pinned for later because we all have those moments we need some summer BBQ inspo.
For sure! Thanks for pinning!
This is an amazing roundup! Something for everyone and plenty of recipes to enjoy all summer long!
Agreed! Thanks Taylor!
I honestly don’t even know where to start. These recipes are killer. That salmon ceviche looks unreal!
Thanks! I love ceviche!
What a gorgeous combination of flavors here!! These are all the components for a perfect cookout.
Thanks! Variety is the spice of life, right?! 😉
Nothing says summer like that time at the grill!! I am working on my grill skills this year so I don’t always rely in D!
I totally agree. And i try to do the same, although come the weekends it’s his turn!
So many delicious recipes for the perfect summer BBQ! I usually make a meal out of all the sides!! And wash it down with all the drinks! 🙂
I could make a meal out of the sides too! So many good ones.
What a delicious array. I love how many creative ways there are to use produce in this line up.
Thanks Alisa! I always like to have lots of veggies on the table!