Give burgers and dogs a break, and throw some fresh flavors on the grill! Check out these tips for healthy grilling from Fitbit’s nutrition expert, then load up on lean protein, colorful veggies, such as meaty mushrooms and eggplant, even firm fruit, like sweet peaches and pineapple. So many international flavors play well with fire and smoke, from freshly ground herbs to miso marinades. Or you can keep it casual—there’s nothing quite like kicking it in the backyard with simple tacos, burgers, or kebabs.
Get inspired with this gorgeous recipe roundup, featuring healthy food bloggers and grill masters from around the web.
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Grilled Halibut with Tomato-Avocado Salsa
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Grilled Salmon Tacos with Avocado Salsa
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Barbecue Chicken & Vegetables in Foil
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Grilled Chicken Kebab Bowls
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Note: If you’re watching your sodium intake, reduce the amount of salt in this recipe: Omit the salt from the rice, and only add a pinch to the cucumber salad. And to keep the carbs and calories down, stick to about ½ cup (2½ oz/75 g) cooked rice per serving.
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Teriyaki Turkey Burgers with Grilled Pineapple & Onions
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Grilled Steak Fajitas with Peppers & Onions
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Note: If you’re watching your sodium intake, reduce the amount of salt in this recipe: Use half of the salt called for in the spice rub (1½ teaspoons), and stick to just one tortilla.
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Hawaiian Steak Kabobs
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Marinated Grilled Vegetables with Avocado Whipped Feta
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Grilled Cherry Tomato Bruschetta
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Grilled Eggplant & Roasted Tomatoes with Scallion-Miso Butter
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Grilled Corn Salad with Black Beans & Avocado
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Caprese-Stuffed Portobellos with Garlic Butter
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This information is for educational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for medical diagnosis or treatment. You should not use this information to diagnose or treat a health problem or condition. Always check with your doctor before changing your diet, altering your sleep habits, taking supplements, or starting a new fitness routine.