You’d always associate BBQ with guilty pleasure, especially with all the meaty goodness that you can grill. But it doesn’t always have to be that way.


You can have healthier alternatives when it comes to grilling, and we tell you, it’s as delicious as those that give you that guilty pleasure. The next time you gather around and share some bonding moments with your family and friends, here are some healthier BBQ ideas that you can try:


Corn on the cob


Are you looking for some delicious thing to munch on? Corn on the cob is a perfect option. It’s healthier and effortless to grill.

Ingredients :



  • Corn
  • Butter
  • Salt
  • Pepper

How to do it:


  • Soak your corn in water. Do this for at least 30 minutes.
  • Shake excess water.
  • Rub a little butter on your corn. Make sure not to put a lot of butter because it will negate corn being a healthy alternative.
  • Add salt and pepper to season.
  • Wrap your corn in two layers of thin foil.
  • Grill on medium heat for 25 minutes.
  • Turn occasionally until charred.
  • Serve while it’s hot.

Lime and coriander marinade


Have this healthier chicken option on the grill! It’s as easy as 1-2-3!


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Salt and pepper
  • ½ tsp chili flakes
  • Two cloves garlic
  • ½ tsp honey
  • Small handful coriander
  • Chicken

How to do it:

Mix all of the ingredients together
Coat the wings in a bowl or plastic bag
Marinade the chicken for at least an hour in the fridge
Cook on the BBQ grill for 15 minutes
Turn occasionally

Veggie skewers

Here’s another healthy option. Who said vegetables are not right on the grill? Well, these veggies skewers are going to prove to you that vegetables can be a BBQ staple as well.


  • One aubergine
  • Two courgettes
  • Ten cherry tomatoes
  • Green and orange pepper
  • Red onion
  • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tbsp mustard

How to do it:

  • Cut the vegetables into equal bite sizes. This is to make sure that they will be cooked at the same rate.
  • Mix the rest of the ingredients together along with the vegetables.
  • Add them to the skewer and start grilling.
  • Turn the vegetables often until they turn soft and brown on the outside.
  • You can serve it with tzatziki and a salad.

Grilled peaches


Peaches can be the queen of the grill, too!


  • Peaches
  • Sugar
  • Cinnamon
  • Coconut or canola oil
  • Vanilla ice cream
  • Icing sugar

How to do it:

  • Cut the peaches into half and make sure to lose the stone.
  • Sprinkle it with some sugar and cinnamon.
  • Brush it with coconut or canola oil.
  • Grill on medium heat for around 8 minutes.
  • You can serve it with vanilla ice cream and icing sugar.

These healthy BBQ ideas are so easy to execute! You better head up to the grocery now and start grilling. We’re sure that serving a variety of healthy alternatives of your grill will make your bonding moments more memorable.


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Author: Blogger