Summer Grilling Recipes
You can’t beat the grill when you’ve got a stomach you need to fill.
Now that warmer weather is settling in, it’s time to invite friends and family over to grill out in the backyard. Your neighbor is bringing the coals, your uncle has packed a radio, but what about the star attraction—the food? Not to worry. Each one of these recipes is a guaranteed hit.
Photography by Peter Papoulakos
A delicious—and affordable!—taste of the Mediterranean.
You don’t need globs of barbecue sauce to make delicious chicken on the grill. Use it sparingly and add fresh rosemary and lemon juice to bring out the flavor.
Source: Secrets of Healthy Cooking. Recipe credit: Barbara Seelig-Brown. Photo credit: Renee Comet
You can’t talk about grilling without mentioning burgers. But instead of traditional beef, why not try a chicken burger?
Source: The Diabetes Cookbook. Recipe credit: Lara Hamilton and Jennifer Lamplough. Photography by Mittera.
This Tex-Mex favorite is the perfect way to get your lean protein and your veggies, all at once.
Photograph by Eric Hinders/Mittera; food styling by Skyler Meyers/Mittera
Clams? On the grill? After you try this simple recipe, they’ll become a summertime staple.
Lean beef is delicious right off the skewer, but can also be served in a pita with fresh bell peppers and cucumber.
This flavorful, light and easy dish can be eaten on its own or with a nonstarchy side.
Serve this with steamed broccoli and cauliflower for a real diabetes-friendly summer treat!
Packed with flavor, these mushrooms are perfect on a sandwich, but also delicious on their own.
A quick and easy side that’s suited for any meal.