9 Light and Healthy Grill Recipes

Healthier burgers and fresh sides team up for an easygoing backyard feast even your picky eaters won’t be able to resist. Mix and match your family’s faves.

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Italian Turkey Burgers

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Italian Turkey Burgers

Sauce and cheese will win over your kids, while you’ll appreciate that each 6-ounce burger weighs in at less  than 300 calories, thanks to the lean turkey and bulking-up veggies. 

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Teriyaki Salmon Burgers

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Teriyaki Salmon Burgers

Reel in vitamin D and omega-3  fatty acids with this burger, which even picky eaters will like thanks to the homemade teriyaki glaze.

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Secret-Ingredient Sliders

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Secret-Ingredient Sliders

There’s a half pound of antioxidantpacked mushrooms in these mini cheeseburgers, but they’re so finely minced kids won’t even notice! Plus, the ’shrooms help make the lean beef taste moister.

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Rainbow Slaw

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Rainbow Slaw

What You'll Need: Rainbow carrots, celery root, mayonnaise, lemon juice, whole-grain Dijon mustard, honey, salt, pepper, red cabbage, chives (optional)

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Sweet-Potato Salad

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Sweet-Potato Salad

What You'll Need: Sweet potatoes, eggs, mayonnaise, sour cream, sweet relish, celery, salt, pepper, fresh parsley (optional)

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Pesto Macaroni Salad

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Pesto Macaroni Salad

What You'll Need: Grape or cherry tomatoes, pesto sauce, elbow macaroni, green beans, mozzarella balls

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10-Minute Mayo

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10-Minute Mayo

What You'll Need: Dry mustard, salt, paprika, egg, apple-cider vinegar, canola oil

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15-Minute Ketchup

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15-Minute Ketchup

What You'll Need: Roasted red peppers, oil-packed dried tomartoes, large Medjool dates, apple-cider vinegar, water

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20-Minute Relish

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20-Minute Relish

What You'll Need: Sugar, apple-cider vinegar, salt, cucumber, sweet orange pepper, green cabbage

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