Nothing says summer like breaking out the grill for a good old-fashioned barbecue. But traditional barbecues are heavy laden with unhealthy options. This summer, instead of hot dogs and fatty hamburgers, wow your guests with this healthy and tasty option.
4 oz. chicken breast with salsa
- Calories: 460
- Fat: 25 g
- Carbs: 24 g
- Protein: 37 g
- Juice of 4 limes
- 1/4 c. extra-virgin olive oil
- 1/4 c. plus 1 tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
- 2 tsp. honey
- Kosher salt
- 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 2 c. chopped mango
- 1 avocado, diced
- 1/4 red onion, diced
- Freshly ground black pepper
- Make the marinade: In a large bowl, whisk together juice of 3 limes, olive oil, 1/4 cup cilantro, and honey and season with salt.
- Add chicken to a large plastic bag or baking dish and pour over marinade. Let marinate in the refrigerator at least 3 hours and up to overnight.
- When ready to grill, heat grill to high. Oil grates and add chicken. Grill until charred, 8 minutes per side.
- Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, stir together mango, avocado, red onion, juice of 1 lime, and remaining tablespoon cilantro. Season with salt and pepper.
- Spoon salsa over chicken and serve.
- Calories: 55
- Fat: 4 g
- Carbs: 5 g
- Protein: 2 g
- 1 small head cauliflower, cut into florets
- 1 tablespoon oil
- 1 lime, juice and zest
- 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
- Rice the cauliflower by grating it on the larger holes on a grated or in a food processor. (The food processor makes this so quick and easy!)
- Heat the oil in a large pan over medium-high heat, add the cauliflower and cook, stirring occasionally, until the cauliflower rice is tender and slightly golden brown, about 7-10 minutes.
- Mix the lime juice, zest and cilantro into the cauliflower rice and enjoy!