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Grilling for EVERYONE! – Recipes of the Month

This weekend is the official kick off to summer and what better way to celebrate than by firing up the grill!! Grilling can fit into any dietary preference or plan and can add tremendous flavor to fruits, vegetables and meats. Read on to find some of my favorite summer grilling recipes and I hope it helps you start your summer off on a healthy and delicious note!

For the Pescatarian: Mustard Dill Grilled Salmon & Vegetables

Vegans Try This: Citrus Chipotle Grilled Tofu

For the Salad Lover: Grilled Romaine Salad

The Meats!: The BEST Grilled Flank Steak

For the Sweet Cravings: Grilled Peaches

Big Benefits 2 Grilling

Grilling offers a variety of benefits that make it an excellent choice for preparing healthy and delicious meals. Here are some of the key advantages:

1. Healthier Cooking Method: Grilling allows excess fat to drip away from the food, reducing overall fat content. This makes it a healthier option compared to frying or sautéing.

2. Retains Nutrients: Vegetables and fruits retain more of their vitamins and minerals when grilled compared to other cooking methods. The quick cooking time also helps preserve their natural flavors and textures.

3. Enhances Flavor: Grilling imparts a unique, smoky flavor that enhances the taste of meats, vegetables, and even fruits without the need for excessive seasoning or sauces. This natural flavor boost can help you enjoy healthier, less processed foods.

4. Social and Enjoyable: Grilling is often a social activity that brings people together. Cooking outdoors can make meals more enjoyable and encourage healthier eating habits as you share nutritious recipes with family and friends.

5. Versatility: From lean proteins like chicken and fish to a variety of vegetables and fruits, grilling is incredibly versatile. You can experiment with different marinades, rubs, and grilling techniques to keep your meals exciting and diverse.


Incorporating these healthy summer grilling recipes into your culinary repertoire is a fantastic way to enjoy the season’s best flavors while maintaining a nutritious diet. Whether you’re a fan of succulent grilled vegetables, lean meats, or creative plant-based options, these recipes cater to all tastes and dietary needs. Fire up your grill and savor the benefits of wholesome, delicious meals that bring family and friends together. Happy grilling!

-In Health & Happiness, Jessica Murgueytio 

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