This summer, have the time of your life and continue to enjoy all the foods you love, all while sticking to your diet goals, sound good?
We all want to look our best when the suns out and we’re wearing our swimsuits, but you don’t have to sacrifice having fun and finishing the day with a delicious barbecue with your friends. In fact, it could help you with your fitness goals.
We have collected 31 incredibly delicious, weight loss barbecue meal recipessave and share your favourites and make sure to enjoy ever bite!
31 Summer BBQ Recipes That Will Help You Lose Fat In The Sun!
Tandoori Chicken Naan Burgers
“These Tandoori Chicken Naan Burgers are a fun 30-minute dinner idea that’s perfect for the BBQ and made using a simple, homemade Indian-inspired spice mix!” Recipe: TheGirlOnBloor.
Easy BBQ Salmon With Avocado Salsa
“This BBQ Salmon with Avocado Salsa is going to become your next go-to weeknight dinner. It’s ready in just 20 minutes people!” Recipe: TheGirlOnBloor.
4 Easy Chicken Marinades Perfect For The Barbecue
“These four unique chicken marinades are perfect for adding delicious flavor to your chicken before grilling or baking, plus an introduction to my partnership with Just BARE chicken.”. Recipe: AmbitiousKitchen.
Korean Grilled Steak With Toasted Sesame Chimichurri
“A simple Korean grilled steak marinated in Korean spices, soy sauce, a little fresh ginger and topped with a green onion and toasted sesame chimichurri sauce. This recipe screams summer grilling, and it’s one that family and friends will all love.”. Recipe: HalfBakedHarvest.
Brazilian Mango Chimichurri Steak
“This Brazilian Mango Chimichurri Steak is one of the most tender steaks you will ever devour. It’s prepared with a simple marinade then grilled or pan seared to perfection for complex savory, nutty, deeply caramelized flavors. It’s then topped with a dynamic Mango Chimichurri that takes 5 minutes to make!”. Recipe: CarlsBadCravings.
BBQ Chipotle Chicken Burrito Bowls
“These BBQ Chipotle Chicken Burrito Bowls are filled with corn salsa, pico de gallo, guacamole, chipotle marinated chicken and stir fried veggies. They are the most delicious Mexican-inspired dinner!” Recipe: TheGirlOnBloor.
Southwest Chicken Foil Packets With Veggies
“These Southwest Chicken Foil Packets with Veggies are a tasty 30-minute dinner idea cooked on the BBQ. Throw everything together in a foil packet and say goodbye to dirty dishes!” Recipe: TheGirlOnBloor.
Mesquite Pineapple BBQ Chicken
“But this isn’t just any barbecue chicken, and it’s not just pineapple barbecue chicken but it’s MESQUITE BBQ Pineapple Chicken! The smoky, robust mesquite flavor comes from McCormick® Grill Mates® Mesquite Seasoning. And it packs a flavor punch.”. Recipe: CarlsBadCravings.
Moroccan Grilled Chicken With Herby Lemon Olive Vinaigrette
“Moroccan Grilled Chicken with Herby Lemon Olive Vinaigrette! This quick marinated Moroccan grilled chicken takes chicken from boring and flavorless to exciting and beyond delicious. Served with a lemon and olive vinaigrette for a fresh pop of flavor and color and all made in just about 30 minutes. It doesn’t get easier or more delicious than this grilled chicken.”. Recipe: HalfBakedHarvest.
Grilled Chili Honey Lime Chicken And Sweet Potatoes With Avocado Salsa
“This grilled honey chicken and sweet potatoes is a mix of sweet and spicy. It’s super quick, easy, and SO DELICIOUS. The perfect recipe for warm days when turning on the oven is just not something you want to do.”. Recipe: HalfBakedHarvest.
Southwest Chipotle Avocado Corn Pizza
“This Southwest Chipotle Avocado Corn Pizza is a delicious dinner that’s full of summer veggies and a smokey, spicey BBQ-chipotle sauce – you’ll be craving this pizza all year!” Recipe: TheGirlOnBloor.
BBQ Bacon Chicken Bites
“Kick off BBQ season with these BBQ Bacon Chicken Bites. They’re perfect as an appetizer or main dish and are made from only 4 ingredients. They’re salty, spicy and just the thing to serve at your next cookout. They taste even better dipped in ranch dressing. Heavenly!”. Recipe: SpicySouthernKitchen.
Asian Inspired Steak Noodle Salad Bowls
“These Asian-Inspired Steak Noodle Salad Bowls are a delicious, filling lunch or dinner idea filled with fresh herbs, mango and a garlic-paprika vinaigrette overtop of sesame marinated steak!” Recipe: TheGirlOnBloor.
Mediterranean Portobello Beef Burgers
“These Mediterranean Portobello Beef Burgers are a healthy BBQ recipe – topped with garlic and herb cheese, roasted red peppers, arugula and basil mayo, you’ll be craving these all week!” Recipe: TheGirlOnBloor.
Chicken Satay Lettuce Wraps
“These Chicken Satay Lettuce Wraps with an easy coconut-peanut dipping sauce, tons of veggies and vermicelli noodles are a deliciously light dinner or fun, healthy appetizer! ” Recipe: TheGirlOnBloor.
Grilled Harissa Shrimp & Orzo Bowls
“These Grilled Harissa Shrimp & Orzo Bowls are served with a variety of grilled summer vegetables tossed in a light, lemony and herb-filled serving of orzo.” Recipe: TheGirlOnBloor.
Mediterranean Burgers With Fattoush Salad
“These Mediterranean Burgers with Fattoush Salad are a new twist on a traditional summer favourite! Try them bunless with pita bread for a low-carb dinner!” Recipe: TheGirlOnBloor.
Cilantro Lime And Yoghurt Grilled Chicken Wings
“To marinate these wings we used a new combination: yogurt and Farmer’s Garden pickle juice. The result was perfect. The combination of the pickle juice and yogurt tenderizes the chicken beautifully as well as infuses this natural ‘briny’ feel to the wings. It’s so good! “. Recipe: SpoonForkBacon.
Big Veg Quinoa Burger
“I’ve been trying to add a little more health and dietary balance into my life they would have to be veggie burgers…delicious Big Veg Quinoa Burgers. Although the name of this burger is a play off the not so delicious Big Mac, the inspiration is really the In-N Out burger, special sauce and all! “. Recipe: SpoonForkBacon.
Spicy Pineapple Chicken Kabobs
“This is an easy grilling recipe for Spicy Pineapple Chicken Kabobs. The chicken is marinated in a sweet pineapple marinade and the kabobs are brushed with a spicy pineapple sauce during grilling.”. Recipe: TheGunnySack.
Grilled Barbecue Ribs
“These tender Grilled Barbecue Ribs, made on a gas grill, are sweet and spicy with the smoky flavor everyone loves. They are perfect for summer entertaining.”. Recipe: TheGunnySack.
Asian BBQ Salmon
“Sweet and Tangy Asian BBQ Salmon dripping with flavor from the most INCREDIBLE glaze but one of the easiest meals to throw together!”. Recipe: CarlsBadCravings.
Al Pastor Kabob
“Al Pastor Kabobs are your favourite pineapple, chile marinated pork with beautifully charred edges and caramelised pineapple in easy kabob form”. Recipe: CarlsBadCravings.
The Easiest Spicy Lime Grilled Salmon
“This easy grilled salmon is bright and delicious with a two-minute marinade – perfect for summer grilling and busy weeknights alike!”. Recipe: LifeAsAStrawberry.
Grilled Barramundi With Radishes
“This grilled barramundi is an easy summer recipe. With fresh spring radishes and a tasty, peppery radish top pesto.”. Recipe: LifeAsAStrawberry.
Incredible Grilled Salmon
“Crispy and tender perfectly cooked grilled salmon with a grilled zucchini and tomato salsa.”. Recipe: TheRoastedRoot.
Banh Mi Asian Burgers
“The Asian flavors going on in this burger are unexpected, but a nice change-up to the traditional cheeseburger. Not to mention, this is like a healthy burger. Lean ground chicken, whole wheat bun, loads of veggies and an egg.”. Recipe: HalfBakedHarvest.
Grilled Barbecue Chicken And Vegetables In Foil
“Grilled Barbecue Chicken And Vegetables In Foil – Tender, flavourful chicken covered in sweet barbecue sauce and cooked on the grill inside foil pack with zucchini, bell peppers and asparagus.” Recipe: DietHood.
Grilled Paprika Yogurt Chicken Kabobs
These Grilled Paprika Yogurt Chicken Kabobs are so good and so easy that they’re bound to become a summertime staple! Recipe: CookinCanuck.
Barbecue Pineapple And Pork Skewers
Barbecue Pineapple and Pork Skewers – Stacked with pork, sweet pineapples, and veggies, these juicy barbecue pork skewers are simple, incredible, and SO darn flavorful! Recipe: DietHood. 298 Calories.
Vegan BBQ Tofu Burger
“Ever had a vegan BBQ tofu burger with some Asian flavors? I like having pickled cucumbers in a typical vegan Asian burger. My favorite filling consists of pickled cucumber slaw, toasted sesame oil, good vegan hamburger buns, greens, BBQ tofu and Sriracha sauce.” Recipe: VeganMiam.