Are you bored with the same old salads, fruit, and ice cream all summer? If so, you aren’t alone. Most people get tired of eating the same things over and over. But there’s no need to get bored with your diet during this beautiful time of year! Instead, check out these four delicious summer recipe ideas to spice up your diet this season.
BBQ Chicken and Mango Skewers
This recipe is for you if you’re in the mood for some delicious BBQ chicken that’s also low in carbs. Regular BBQ chicken has tons of bread crumbs on it, bringing the carb count to sky-high levels. This BBQ chicken is perfect for those on a low-carb diet as it is entirely carb-free and full of protein, vitamins, and minerals.
You’ll only need a few ingredients to make a tasty low-carb BBQ chicken, including chicken breasts, olive oil, BBQ sauce, and salt and pepper.
To make this, simply cut the chicken breasts into cubes, put them in a bowl, and mix them with the BBQ sauce and some salt and pepper to taste. Then, put the chicken onto skewers and place them on a grill for about 10-15 minutes, occasionally turning them until fully cooked.
You can serve the BBQ chicken skewers with sliced mango for the perfect summer meal!
Grilled Salmon with Mango Salsa
A delicious BBQ salmon with mango salsa is a great way to get some heart-healthy seafood into your diet while enjoying the summer weather. Salmon is an incredibly healthy fish, full of vitamins and minerals, including vitamins A, B-12, and D, zinc, selenium, and marine fat (aka omega-3 fatty acids). Making this healthy salmon recipe is easy and can be done on an outdoor grill or inside a grill pan.
First, make the mango salsa by combining chopped mango, diced red pepper, chopped red onion, and chopped cilantro in a bowl. Then, grill the salmon for about 10-12 minutes until fully cooked through, turning once.
Finally, top the grilled salmon with the mango salsa and enjoy! This incredibly delicious tropical treat is easy to make and perfect for summertime!
Lobster bisque is a creamy, decadent, and delicious soup that you can prepare in several ways. It is usually a more complex recipe, but it is the perfect meal for summer when you feel like indulging in more gourmet food. You can prepare a restaurant-quality meal by making this lobster bisque recipe.
You’ll first have to thaw the frozen lobster tails, boil them, and then cook them and remove the meat from the shells. Then you can make the broth and the bisque, and serve with a slice of bread to finish!
Frozen Fruit Bowls with Creamy Topping
These frozen fruit bowls are a refreshing and delicious treat for hot summer days. They are also packed with nutritional value, as they are full of vitamins and minerals.
To make these frozen fruit bowls, cut up a variety of fruits. Thing like grapes, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, cherries, kiwi, and bananas. Put them into the freezer overnight.
While the fruits are freezing, make the creamy topping by combining cream cheese, vanilla extract, and honey in a bowl. Once the fruits have frozen, take them out of the freezer, top them with the creamy topping, and enjoy!
These bowls are incredibly easy to make and great to cool down on a hot summer day. They’re also very healthy as they are packed with vitamins and minerals and low in fat and calories. Perfect for those who want a guilt-free treat!