Summer is just around the corner so it’s time to gear up and get ready to throw the ultimate backyard BBQ. Aside from some warm weather and a dip in the pool, you need a list of recipes that are sure to please your guests. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with delicious and healthy recipes (because we all still want to look good in our swimsuits). So take a look and get prepping to enjoy your ultimate summer BBQ!
Grilled Sweet Potatoes
Grilled sweet potatoes are a great option for a side dish. Topped with a cilantro-lime dressing, these potatoes are sweet with a little kick. Garnish them with a little olive oil and salt, and toss them on the grill to get them going! Get the recipe at Simply Sweets.
Thai Peanut Chicken Skewers
These grilled chicken skewers are easy to make and a perfect party food. The peanut dipping sauce is made with peanut butter, fresh ginger, brown sugar, fresh chili, and more – offering a world of flavor in every bite. Get the recipe at Savory Nothings.
Grilled Salmon Burgers
You can’t have a BBQ without grilling up some burgers. But, they don’t have to be made from fatty beef. These grilled burgers are made with salmon, pepper, and avocado, so you know you’ll be doing your body some good. Get the recipe at Laughing Spatula.
BBQ Cauliflower Bites
These cauliflower bites may trick your guests into thinking they’re about to take a bite into a meatball. But lucky for them, they’re about to indulge in a much healthier snack that tastes great. Made with only five ingredients including cauliflower, chili powder, and BBQ sauce, your mouth will be ready for a mouthful of flavor. Get the recipe at A Few Shortcuts.
Grilled Mexican Street Corn
Corn on the cob is a BBQ party staple. This recipe takes the average corn on the cob to the next level! Topped with parmesan, chopped cilantro, and chili powder, your guests will never go back to the plain corn and butter. Get the recipe at The Recipe Critic.
Three Pepper Salad
Every BBQ needs a side salad and this one puts the plain lettuce and dressing to shame. This three pepper salad is made with red, orange, and yellow peppers, onion, and fresh parsley, all topped with vinegar, sesame oil, and feta cheese. Get the recipe at The Bewitchin Kitchen.
Berry Avocado Grilled Chicken Salad
Not just a side salad, this recipe is full of sweet flavor that’ll drive your guests wild. Fresh berries and creamy avocado are mixed with grilled chicken and romaine lettuce to give you a fresh taste in every bite. What’s even better is that they are all topped with walnuts and a yummy poppy seed and yogurt dressing. Get the recipe at Real Housemoms.