Let’s be real. On a gorgeous, sunny day, no one wants to sit inside the house anxiously waiting for dinner to be served. Summertime is meant for grilling so send the family outside for some awesome activities while you fire up the grill and get dinner cooking. To ensure your summer is a healthy one, we’ve got 10 amazing recipes to get you cooking (and devouring) in no time!

Grilled Italian Flank Steak Pinwheels:  If you’re craving steak but looking for an option that’s a little more kid friendly, these will be your go-to dinner for the summer. Packed with flavor and protein, they’re perfect for even the pickiest of eaters! Click here to view the recipe.

Grilled Italian Flank Steak Pinwheels

Grilled Baby Artichokes: Need a delicious and healthy side to add to your favorite main course? These yummy artichokes grill up in minutes and are the perfect compliment to any meal. (Via What’s Gabby Cooking).

Grilled baby artichokes

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Skinny BBQ Chicken Kabobs:  Nothing says summer grilling quite like the kabob does. These party pleasers are full of delicious flavor but low in fat and calories. Click here to view the recipe.

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Grilled Guacamole: Didn’t think you could grill guacamole? You’ll love this sweet surprise! The perfect addition to any burger or sandwich, or set to the side and serve with fresh veggies or homemade pita chips! (via What’s Gabby Cooking).

Grilled Guacamole what's gabby cooking

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Skinny Mini Turkey Burgers: Turn on the grill and cook up some of our Skinny Mini Turkey Burgers. These minis make fun, tasty, and healthy appetizers, perfect for the whole family. Click here for the recipe.

Skinny Mini Turkey Burgers

Grilled Rainbow Carrots with Basil Vinaigrette: This side has some serious flavor and is perfect to serve solo or even as a topping on your favorite sandwich. (via In Sonnet’s Kitchen).

Grilled Rainbow Carrots in sonnets kitchen

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Skinny Worcestershire Turkey Burger: Turkey burgers are a great way to add a healthy spin to the old school burger; however, they can get a little plain if you don’t work on mixing up new ingredients. This Worcestershire Turkey Burger remix adds a bold flavor to a classic meal while still keeping the calorie count under control. Click here for the recipe.

Skinny Worcestershire Turkey Burger

Asian Grilled and Glazed Chicken Skewers: Why not add some exotic flavor to your next meal? This dish is the perfect combo of sweet and sassy and is sure to be a family favorite! (via Can You Stay for Dinner).

glazed chicken skewers can you stay for dinner

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Skinny Grilled Pineapple Chicken Sandwich: If you’re looking for a quick and easy grill recipe that the entire family will love then you have to try this recipe. It only calls for a few ingredients but packs big flavor with the sweetness of the pineapple and the bold flavor of the Teriyaki sauce. Click here for the recipe. 

grilled pineapple chicken sandwich

Cilantro Avocado Grilled Chicken: Is there any better combo than avocado and chicken? We think not! Try this sassy sandwich on those evenings when you just need something a little different! (via What’s Gabby Cooking).


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Now that you have the recipes in hand, get your family’s input on which to try first. With so many to choose from, we’re betting your summer will be filled with flavor!