100+ Summer BBQ Recipes that are Perfect for a Cookout

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These healthy BBQ recipes (appetizers, side dishes, main courses, desserts, and drinks included!) are perfect for your next summer cookout!

Nothing says summer like barbecues, ice-cold drinks, and fresh, vibrant dishes that beg to be eaten outside under the shade of a pool umbrella. Whether it’s a big gathering or a small family get together, these meals will be perfect to keep in your regular summer rotation, as temps go up and we get outside!

Healthy Cookout Sides for Appetizers & Dips

A good gathering always starts with an appetizer, am I right?! These BBQ appetizers are perfect for your guests to munch on as they mingle!

Summer BBQ Sides

Ah, the side dish! The perfect accompaniment to the main course, and secretly, my favorite part of the meal!


While grilling is always our summer gathering go-to, we’ve got delicious options for cooking inside too!

Healthy Dessert BBQ Dishes

Whether you prefer a fruity dessert or a more decadent chocolate dessert, you’re bound to find something you love on this list! 

Summer Cookout Ideas for Drinks

We’re all about refreshing poolside sips over here! Plus, ours are made high-quality, better-for-you ingredients, so you can feel good about pouring a second glass!

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We hope this collection of BBQ recipes keeps your summer gatherings chock full of fresh, healthy, crowd-pleasing options! 


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