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Summer Grilling Recipes

You can’t beat the grill when you’ve got a stomach you need to fill.

Recipe by Steve Petusevsky, photograph by Eric Hinders, food styling by Skyler Meyers

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.

Budget-Friendly Greek Salad and Grilled Shrimp Pitas

Photography by Peter Papoulakos

A delicious—and affordable!—taste of the Mediterranean.

Barbecued Rosemary Chicken

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.

Sensational Chicken Burgers

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?

Grilled Lime Chicken Fajitas

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.

Grilled Clams with Garlic (Butter) and Lime

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.

Grilled Steak Souvlaki

Lean beef is delicious right off the skewer, but can also be served in a pita with fresh bell peppers and cucumber.

Citrus Grilled Shrimp With Spring Greens

This flavorful, light and easy dish can be eaten on its own or with a nonstarchy side.

Grilled Steak Salad

Serve this with steamed broccoli and cauliflower for a real diabetes-friendly summer treat!

Grilled Portabellas With Tomato and Tuscan Herbs

Packed with flavor, these mushrooms are perfect on a sandwich, but also delicious on their own.

Grilled Zucchini With Feta Cheese

A quick and easy side that’s suited for any meal.



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