Healthy food ideas you can take to a summer BBQ

When going to a summer BBQ, instead of bringing a bag of chips, potato bake or something that is not so healthy, steal the show and take these 6 meals!

All the classic BBQ dishes, but healthier. From coleslaw to potato bake, it’s all here and shh…you’re friends won’t even know they’re healthy.

See the 6 meals to take to your next soiree below.

Ginger & Lemon Cheesecake

Take these 6 recipes to your next BBQ

1. Healthy Pork and Veggie Sausage Rolls

Healthy pork and veggie sausage rolls

One the kids can have too! These healthy sausage rolls will be a huge hit at your next summer soiree, we bet they’ll fly off the plate in no time and your host will ask for the recipe.

Find the recipe here.

2. Apple Coleslaw

apple coleslaw

A great side dish, coleslaw is full of healthy raw vegetables, and then can be laden in creamy rich dressing which isn’t the best for us. This Healthy Coleslaw has a fresh and easy to make dressing making it a nutritious accompaniment to your protein of choice.

This is a 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge recipe.

3. Roast Sweet Potato & Baked Egg Hash

sweet potato bake

The healthy version of potato bake, a BBQ staple. Coming straight from our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge, this recipe can be prepped a few days before making it ready in UNDER 20 minutes in the morning.

Find the recipe here.

4. Haloumi and Lentil Salad

haloumi and lentil salad

What’s a BBQ without a salad right!? This Haloumi and Lentil Salad packs a nutritional punch and even leave you and the males at the BBQ satisfied. The haloumi cheese will keep everyone coming back for this healthy salad bonanza!

Find the recipe here.

5. Zucchini chips

3 ingredient spiced zucchini chips just 100 calories

A yummy snack to nibble on before the main attraction! Swapping a bowl of crisps or salted nuts for these Zucchini chips is a great alternative for a BBQ nibble. The paprika and parmesan make these chips all the more exciting!

Find the recipe here.

6. Ginger & Lemon Cheesecake

Ginger & Lemon Cheesecake

When you’re asked to bring a dessert to the BBQ but you’re on a healthy eating meal plan what do you do? You bring this cooling and fresh dessert! The healthy alternative to a slice of cheesecake, you can make this ahead of time which means you can spend less time in the kitchen and more time with family and friends.

Find the recipe here.

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written by:

Katie Fowler

Katie is a yoga loving writer from Sydney's northern beaches. With a flair for healthy baking you can find her scouring Instagram for the latest take on raw brownies and trolling Pinterest for interior design inspiration!