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CalorieKing’s Summer Recipe Guide

CalorieKing's Summer Recipes

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With the summer BBQ and backyard party season upon us, the best thing for calorie counters is to meet these food oriented gatherings with a plan.  One good way to stay on top of your plan is to prepare low calorie meals for your spread or to share when invited elsewhere.  Who doesn’t like a guest with a yummy dish to share?  We’ve got you covered for all kinds of dishes from dips to desserts – and speaking of dessert, you HAVE to try the strawberry cheesecake bites….


Avocado Dip:

Avocado and Dill Salsa

Bean Dip Athenos

Tangy Chickpea Dip


Grilled Meats:

Grilled Hawaiian Beef Kabobs

Grilled Marinated Lamb Filets

Southwest Marinated Beef Steak with Grilled Peppers

All American Turkey Burgers

Beef and Mushroom Burgers

Vegetable Burgers

Grilled Chicken:

BBQ Chicken & Cheddar Foil Packages

Chicken Yogurt Char-Grilled

Grilled Orange Chicken Strips

Tandoori Chicken

BBQ Chicken Breasts with Potato Kebabs

Thai BBQ Chicken


Pasta Salad with Yogurt Poppy Seed Dressing

Fasta Pasta

Turkey and Pasta Salad

Apple, Avocado and Sweet Onion Salad

Chicken Salad with Pecans and Grapes

Cucumber Tomato Salad

Grilled Potato Salad

Happy Health Salad


Fourth of July Cookie Pizza

Light and Easy Pear Trifle

Nectarine and Berry Trifle

Peach Melba

Star Spangled Blueberry Parfaits

Strawberry Cheesecake Bites

Summer Strawberry Orange Cups

Don’t forget to check the CalorieKing Food and Calorie database for all your calorie counts for food and alcohol!

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