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Grill Up Some Healthy and Delicious Recipes

Dishes cooked on the grill have that unique, smoky flavor, and grilling is a super-fast cooking method. The grill’s flames can develop robust flavors in all types of foods—from meats and poultry to seafood and fresh fruits and vegetables; even pizza and desserts.

As far as cooking methods go on the grill, each dish is different, so it is important to follow the recipe directions to ensure safe and proper cooking on the grill and to avoid cross-contamination with raw meats.

Here are some healthy and delicious recipes that will really light your fire:

Grilled Salmon with Pineapple and Cilantro Sauce

1 medium pineapple, peeled, cored, cut into 1″ chunks
2 tablespoons lime juice
1/2 to 1 teaspoon minced jalapeño pepper
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 to 3 tablespoons NutraSweet® Spoonful™
3/4 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons minced cilantro
2 tablespoons cold water
A dash of sea salt (1/8 tsp)
6 salmon steaks or fillets (about 4 ounces each)
Complete Grilling and Cooking Instructions


Grilled Sausage and Pepper Pizza

6 oz hot Italian turkey sausage (casings removed)
1 pint mini sweet peppers
2 whole wheat pizza crusts
1 cup marinara sauce
3/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella
1/2 cup arugula
2 tsp red wine vinegar
Complete Grilling Instructions


Flank Steak Pinwheels

2/3 cup sun-dried tomatoes, (not packed in oil)
2 cups boiling water
1 pound flank steak, trimmed of fat
1 clove garlic, minced
3 tablespoons light herbed cheese spread, such as Boursin (see Variation)
1 cup baby spinach
3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
Complete Grilling Instructions
And to go with these yummy main dishes, here are some great drinks and sides:
Blood Orange Iced-Tea
Braised Green Beans and Summer Vegetables
Quinoa Salad with Sugar Snap Peas
Mexican Grilled Corn

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