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Healthy Alternative Recipes for Your BBQ

image001.jpg It’s coming up on BBQ season! Check out these recipes for some easy, healthy alternatives to your backyard favorites!

 Stay Healthy With These Recipe Ideas for Your BBQ

This weekend marks the unofficial start of the
summer season, and with
that comes poolside drinks, barbeques, and lots of food!Get your grill on–but a little healthier this year with these easy ideas:

 

Instead of gulping down loads of surgary sodas to stay cool , try a flavored water like HINT,
a 0 calorie, 0 sugar flavored water.  With just a ‘hint’ of natural fruit
flavor, and no preservatives, HINT will give you that sweet taste you
crave
without all the sugar and calories.  It comes in 10 flavors, so it’s
perfect in your favorite cocktail!

 

Then try these great
recipes provided by Wellspring Camps, the nations
leading weight loss organization, that you won’t feel guilty about
indulging in, including:

 

  • Teriyaki Chicken
    Kabobs
  • Black Bean Dip
  • Sour Cream Chicken
  • Vegetarian Chili

Black Bean Dip

Serving Size: 2 Tbsp

1 -15 oz can black beans, drained and
rinsed
1 small can green chilies
1 cup salsa
2 cloves garlic
1/2 tsp cumin
optional: 1/4- 1/2 c cilantro

Blend all ingredients in a food processor.
Add salt if needed.

Calories: 42
Fat: 0g

Sour Cream Chicken

Ingredients:

1.25 lbs. Chicken breast, boneless
skinless
1 cup Onions, Chopped
1.5 Tablespoons Paprika
½ teaspoon Salt
2 cups Chicken broth, fat free
2 cups Sour Cream, fat free
2 teaspoon Flour

Method:

1.       
Lightly
spray pan (oven safe dish) with cooking spray and place chicken breasts
in pan

2.       
Bake in
a 350 degree oven for 20 minutes

3.       
Sautee
onions in a skillet (use cooking spray) until translucent, not brown

4.       
Add
chicken broth, paprika, and salt – reduce stove to low heat.

5.       
Stir
flour into the sour cream, mix well

6.       
Slowly
add sour cream mixture to the broth, mix well

7.       
Add
reserved chicken breasts and simmer until chicken is heated through and
the
sauce has thickened.

Yield: 5 Servings, 4 ounce chicken breasts

Nutritional Information:

201 Kcalories
31 grams Protein
1.66 grams Fat

 

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