By Lindsay Livingston | June 16, 2015
Summer is here and that means the perfect weather for picnics, cookouts and parties. Give me any excuse to bust out the grill, enjoy the sunshine and get together with family and friends and I’m a happy girl!
While most people choose meat as their main course when grilling, I wanted to take time to give summer fruits and veggies a little extra love! There is so much nutritious and delicious produce available during the summer months and as a registered dietitian, I feel like it’s my duty to encourage you to enjoy it!
To make things easier for you, I scoured the Internet to round up 8 amazing side dishes that you can take to your next cookout. They’re all meat-free which means the fruits and veggies steal the show!
In this roundup, you’ll find everything from pasta salad to fruit salad to a grain you may not have tried! Add your favorite to your must-try list this summer and then start planning your next cookout so you have an excuse to make one or two!
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