Barbecue season is finally upon us and that sure is reason to celebrate, but while burgers and hotdogs may be grilling classics they are not always the healthiest choices. Incorporating healthy eating into your barbecue is simple. The key is choosing recipes that are full of flavor, low in fat and super simple to make. So fire up the grill and lets get cooking.
Simply Beautiful Mom’s Menu for a Perfect Summer BBQ:
Lemon, Rosemary Grilled Halibut
2 6-ounce wild halibut filets
2 tablespoons of olive oil
2 tablespoons of white wine
2 tablespoons of lemon juice
1 tablespoon of chopped rosemary
Mix together, olive oil, wine, lemon juice and rosemary in a shallow dish – place the fish in the dish and marinate for 30 minutes or up to 1 hour (turning mid-way).
Heat up an outdoor grill or a grill pan to high heat, grill fish for 4-5 minutes on each side.
1/2 Cup uncooked quinoa
1 cup diced heirloom tomatoes
1 cup diced seedless cucumbers
the juice of 1 lemon
1 ounce of feta cheese, crumbled
salt and pepper to taste
Toss together the tomatoes, cucumbers and lemon juice. Add the quinoa and feta cheese and season with salt and pepper.