Are you planing a BBQ celebration?

Whether you’re hosting your own feast or contributing to a potluck party, I have got a few ideas that will slim down the festivities while still making your tummy and taste buds happy.

From lean shrimp skewers to a skinny sangria, check out these tasty fun weekend recipes!

Lemon Grilled Asparagus

The perfect spring vegetable, asparagus is an excellent source of fiber, folate and vitamins A, C and K. Use a spice-infused olive oil as a marinade, then roast it in the oven with parmesan cheese and lemon for a decadent finish. Your dish will be ready for serving in 20 minutes.

Grilled Pineapple -Lime Shrimp 

Take your BBQ south of the border with this easy shrimp recipe: 1/2 c coconut milk, 4 Tbsp. Tabasco red sauce, 2 Tbsp. soy sauce, 1/4 c orange juice, 1/4 c lime juice, 1 teaspoon garlic.   combine for a magnificent marinade. Serve this dish as an appetizer or grill up some veggies with your shrimp for a refreshing dinner.

Source: eatingwell

Skinny Sangria

At 80 calories a glass, this gorgeous Sangria is perfect for pairing with hot summer BBQ meal!
1Bottle Red Wine
1.5 cups of fresh sliced strawberries, sliced oranges and raspberries
16.9 oz Bottle of raspberry flavored sparkling water
1/4 cup Vodka
Ice

Fresh mint for garnish
  • Add fruit, wine and vodka to a pitcher and stir.
  • Chill for 4-6 hours or overnight.
  • Mix in sparkling flavored before serving.
  • Fill glasses with ice, pour the sangria and garnish with mint or a slice of lime

This recipe makes 6 servings. Each serving is 80 calories

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