Grill Your Veggies for Healthy Benefits (Grilled Vegetable Recipes included)

One of the reasons I love grilling is because of the versatility and ease. You might be surprised what you can grill or how you can combine different food groups and they take on a whole new level of tastiness – fruit with veggies, veggies with fish, citrus with fish, chicken with fruit, the list goes on. I’ve even seen grilled salad in some recipes!e of my favorite things, (and one of the healthiest foods top grill!) is vegetables. The benefits to your diet from eating more veggies is endless, so why not enjoy them grilled?

Enjoy more veggies at your house this week with these easy, delicious recipe ideas:

Spicy Mexican Grilled Sweet Corncobs 5-6 FRESH ears of sweet corn 2 Tbsp butter 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 tsp chili powder 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes 1/2 tsp cumin 1/3 cup feta cheese (or Mexican crumble cheese)


Preheat grill to medium heat.  Boil ears (shucked and cleaned) in a stock pot for about 20 minutes, then drain and remove.  Place corn ears over grill and drizzle olive oil over them, then cook for 5 minutes on one side.  Using tongs, turn ears over to cook for 5 minutes on other side.

Place corn on a platter, and sprinkle with the spices, and place a pat of butter on each ear.  Then sprinkle a few crumbles of cheese over corn and serve.

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