35 Healthy Grilling Recipes – Paleo + Whole30 Options for a Healthy BBQ

Grilling season is in full swing and if you are looking for some healthy grilling recipes we have you covered! These 35 recipes will have you grilling everything – even dessert! Plan on making some of these Paleo and Whole30 grilling recipes and make your next grilling session a healthy BBQ.

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Healthy grilling is easy

In our opinion, healthy grilling recipes shouldn’t be elaborate or complicated. They should use simple, fresh ingredients to get the maximum amount of flavor out of your grill. We have a lot of simple and healthy bbq recipes in this listing, along with some more time-consuming recipes sprinkled in for those days you have extra time and want to go all out!

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1.  Grilled Pineapple Chicken from Real Simple Good

Grilled pineapple chicken on a plate with green onions on top.

2. Whole30 Ribs from 40 Aprons

Whole30 rib pieces stacked on a cutting board

3. Bunless Burgers from Real Simple Good

Hands holding a burger wrapped in a lettuce bun with sauce

4. Grilled Weeknight Cilantro Lime Chicken from The Wooden Skillet

Grilled chicken on a white plate with cilantro and lime

5. Grilled Steak, Zucchini & Pesto Salad from Do You Even Paleo

Grilled steak strips on a plate with grilled tomatoes, zucchini and chimichurri

6. Dijon Rosemary Pork Chops from Real Food with Jessica

Grilled pork chops sliced on a plate with fork holding one slice

7. Grilled Lemon Chicken Kebabs from A Calculated Whisk

Grilled lemon chicken kebabs on a white plate with lemon and rosemary

8. Smoked Pork Shoulder from Real Simple Good

Pieces of smoked pork shoulder in a bowl with bbq sauce

9. Spicy Grilled Chicken Drumsticks from Paleo Running Momma

Grilled chicken drumsticks with hot sauce on them

10. Grilled Pork Chops and Peaches from A Healthy Life for Me

Grilled pork chops and peaches on a sheet pan

11. Grilled Steak Salad from Real Simple Good

Grilled steak salad on a plate with avocado, tomatoes and green sauce

12. Grilled Lemon Garlic Pork Tenderloin from Healthy Seasonal Recipes

Grilled pork tenderloin pieces on a plate with lemon and rosemary

13. Rainbow Salad with Grilled Chicken from A Calculated Whisk

Salad on a sheet pan with ingredients in rows. Strawberries, chicken, bell pepper, avocado, blueberry, cabbage

14. Thai Coconut Lime Grilled Skirt Steak from Healthy Seasonal Recipes

Grilled skirt steak on a sheet pan with cilantro and lime

15. Grilled Mojo Marinated Pork Tenderloin from Saving Room for Dessert

Grilled pork tenderloin sliced on cutting board with chopped cilantro on top

16. Thai Chicken Skewers from The Wooden Skillet

Chicken skewers in a basket with cucumbers and orange sauce

17. Chimichurri Flank Steak from 40 Aprons

Flank steak slices on a plate with chimichurri sauce on top


18. Grilled Teriyaki Salmon Bowls from Real Simple Good

Grilled salmon over greens in a bowl with sauce on top

19. Grilled Cilantro Lime Shrimp from Joyful Healthy Eats

Grilled cilantro lime shrimp in an avocado

20. Grilled Grouper with Oranges and Olives from A Spicy Perspective

Grilled grouper on a plate with orange, onion and olives

21. Easy Grilled Shrimp from The Stay at Home Chef

Grilled shrimp skewers on a plate with parsley on top

22. Grilled Salmon with Mango Avocado Salsa from Joyful Healthy Eats

Grilled salmon with mango avocado salsa on a white plate

23. Grilled Fish Tacos with Citrus Carrot Slaw from Downshiftology

two grilled fish tacos on a cutting board with slaw topping


24. Grilled Sweet Potato Fries from Eat the Gains

Close up of grilled sweet potato fries on a pan with green sauce all over

25. Grilled Cauliflower Steaks from Real Simple Good

Grilled cauliflower steak on a plate with sauce on top

26. Grilled Artichokes from Tastes Lovely

Grilled artichokes stacked on a sheet pan

27. Grilled Cabbage Steaks from Eat the Gains

Grilled cabbage steaks on a sheet pan with sauce on top

28. Grilled Sweet Potato Salad from Joyful Healthy Eats

Grilled sweet potato slices on a plate with bacon and onion pieces

29. Grilled Zucchini with Salsa Verde from Paleo Grubs

Grilled zucchini slices on a plate with pieces in a cast iron skillet on side


30. Salted Honey Grilled Watermelon from Savory Nothings

Grilled watermelon wedges in a vertical line with mint and chopped nuts

31. Gluten Free Peach Cobbler from Real Simple Good

Peach cobbler in cast iron skillet with scoop of ice cream on top

32. Grilled Cherry Milkshake from An Edible Perspective

Grilled cherry milkshake in a glass with hand stirring a spoon

33. Grilled Pears with Cinnamon Drizzle from A House in the Hills

Grilled pear halves with chopped nuts and cinnamon drizzle

34. Macadamia Grilled Pineapple Stacks from Food Faith Fitness

Grilled pineapple stacks close up on a sheet

35. Grilled Peaches with Blackberry Coconut Cream Abbey’s Kitchen

Grilled peaches with blackberry filling on a cutting board

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