Stay health-conscious and seasonal this Autumn with these meals you can grill. After a workweek, there’s something to be said about making an extra effort to hang out around a grill with the ones you love and enjoy mindful recipes before the weather gets cold. Enjoy these eight meals you can grill either by yourself or with family and friends.
1. Grilled Pineapple Chicken Kabobs
Not ready for summer to end? Re-live your summer memories in the sweet nectar of these grilled pineapple chicken kabobs. Skewer bell peppers, red onion and cubed chicken for these late summer grilling treats. See the complete recipe at primaverakitchen.com.
2. Bloomin’ Grilled Apples
“Dessert’s not a meal!”
For those apple pie addicts, we have a grilled concoction that may help. See The Gunny Sack’s complete tutorial on how to reach bloomin’ grilled apples heaven. What the Gunny Sack does not mention is a crumbled graham cracker over the entire finished product can give it that apple pie crust feel.
3. Foil Pack Philly Cheesesteak
Tinfoil packet dinners are an excellent way to save time. They’re for when you’re feeling more hungry than you are willing to cook. This recipe, in particular, pulls you away from an all-meat dinner, with autumn veggies galore. Add butternut squash and zucchini as well! Visit chelseasmessyapron.com for the gooey Philly goodness!
4. Spaghetti Squash
If you’re one of those that has a long-term relationship with pasta, don’t feel bad about leaving the nest to enjoy a night of one-on-one time with spaghetti squash. Spaghetti squash will fill your stomach in the same way regular pasta does, with fewer carbs, sugars, and fats as the usual flour-based pasta. Visit reluctantentertainer.com for the details of your secret spaghetti squash rendezvous.
5. Grilled Zucchini Parmesan Fries
Ughhh! Tell me more. When you’re feeling french fries, but wish you weren’t, turn to zucchini and your grill. Mamagourmand.com explains how this easy side to a barbecue can either be cooked with a soft or crunchy inside. This is one of those dishes that takes little effort for the high rewards it yields. Stay health-conscious with these grilled zucchini parmesan fries.
6. Grilled Honey Acorn Squash
For meals you can grill in Autumn, look no further than the seasonal and sweet grilled honey acorn squash. Like the zucchini parmesan fries, choose the density you wish This quick-cooking meal will get you licking your lips while you ask, “Who took my food?” Visit kitchenlaughter.com to find the culprit.
7. California Grilled Chicken
Mmmm… Grill this meal in the cool autumn months to remind yourself of the always shiny Sunshine State months. California Grilled Chicken is impressive being a low-carb meal. Pair it with a salad as well. The tomato off-sets any bread you may need for the meal with a healthy intake of sugar. Visit delish.com for the complete recipe!
8. Bacon-Wrapped Grilled Brussel Sprouts
“Eat your vegetables or no dessert!” Mom said to your disgust.
Feel good about eating your dessert after you try these bacon and brussel sprout kabobs. My favorite part about this recipe is that your bacon will not collect the usual bacon grease it does in a pan, reducing the fat content of your bacon! Have this healthy side of bacon as a meal or snack! See gimmesomegrilling.com for the entire recipe.