With July 4th coming up, a lot of people are looking for ways to celebrate and grill. Below are 10 items that you may not have thought about grilling but are simply delicious on your grill.
If you are looking for something new and tasty for your July 4th get together, pineapple is a great choice. This sweet and tangy fruit is high in Vitamin C and has cancer-fighting properties. Grill the rounds of a pineapple until the edges are brown and use it for garnishing meats, fish, and salads or for dessert!
Another surprising item that you can have on your July 4th grilling menu are grapes. All grapes are full of antioxidants, but the red variety also has something called resveratrol. This helps protect your body from a variety of chronic diseases. Grill up these delicious summer favorites and put them on your salad!
Zucchini isn’t just delicious – it’s also good for you. It helps lower the amount of bad cholesterol and tastes delicious when you cut it into circles and grill it. Marinate it with some garlic and olive oil, toss it on the grill, and you’ll have a delicious side dish.
Summer wouldn’t be summer without juicy, delicious peaches. These summer favorites are full of vitamins, antioxidants and dietary fiber. Just cut them in half, remove the pits, and grill them for 3 minutes each side. You can then put them on ice cream, salad, or meat.
Looking for something different and tasty for your July 4th barbecue? Artichokes are tasty and good for you! They are full of vitamins, antioxidants, and folate. Not only that, but when you slice them, grill them, and brush them with olive oil, they have a wonderful smoky flavor that will also freshen breath and act like a very powerful diuretic.
If you love pizza, then you are going to want to try doing pizza on your grill. Just brush some flattened dough with olive oil and then put it on the grill. Then top it with your favorite items and you’ll have a tasty pizza in a whole new way.
Watermelon is another summer staple. Looking for something unique for your July 4th picnic? Throw your watermelon on the grill. It completely gives it a new taste. Try adding some Greek yogurt and you’ll have a delicious treat and dessert for the summer.
Want to really impress your guests? Why not grill your lobster? Prepare it with some spiced mayonnaise, then offer it in a split bun that you have also grilled. Heaven!
We have mentioned grilling other types of fruit. Nectarines are no different. Grill up your nectarines and then serve them with some mascarpone cheese. This makes a delicious appetizer or dessert.
Do you have people coming for your July 4th picnic who are vegetarians? Tofu makes a great choice for your grill. Make sure you have firm tofu so it won’t fall apart. Season it using curry powder and you’re going to have a dish that everyone will rave over.
These are just 10 tasty items that you can put on your grill. Try them out and see what your guests think. You might just start a new tradition!