The Healthy Ireland 2018 campaign aims to help people to make positive lifestyle choices to improve their physical and mental health.
Healthy Ireland encourages everyone to Eat Well, Think Well and Be Well.
We've teamed up with Healthy Ireland to bring you some delicious and healthy summery recipes that you can try out at your next BBQ party.
Beef Burgers with Bacon, Farmhouse Cheese and Beetroot Relish
Cook time: 20 minutes
It’s the Beetroot Relish that makes this dish unique, it’s easy to make and goes really well with these burgers - on or off the grill.
You can of course replace this relish with another, but will other relishes have the same “healthy appearance” as the beetroot variety?
Find the recipe for these homemade burgers & home made relish on Bord Bia's website.
Pineapple & Pork Skewers
Prep time: Under 25 minutes
Fruit is best served shared. Here is a way to share out some pineapple with the whole family in a unique way. They will adore these pork, pineapple and green pepper skewers - all prepped and cooked on the barbecue in less than 25 minutes.
Serve with rice, in pitta bread or however you'd like.
You can find the recipe on BBC Good Food.
Grilled Corn 4 Ways
Prep time: Under 30 minutes
You can't have a BBQ without corn on the cob! Keep it plain and healthy if you wish...
OR enjoy one of the follow 4 juicy corn recipes, with a flavour of your choice:
- Garlic Parmesan Grilled Corn.
- Honey Herb Grilled Corn.
- Cotija Chillie Lime Grilled Corn.
- Sriracha Grilled Corn.
Find out the 4 ways to make them on Tasty's website or watch the below video.
Warm Sweet Potato Salad
Prep time: 20 minutes
Every good summer BBQ, needs a tasty side to go with the main meal.
It's a makeover on the traditional potato salad, as this version gets a healthy change.
Replacing white potatoes with their sweet orange counterpart.
It’s a very small change to make, but goodness gracious, it makes such. A big difference!
You can check it out on Parents website.
Southwest Chicken Foil Packets
Grill time: 30 minutes
These Southwest Chicken Foil Packets with Veggies are a tasty 30-minute dinner idea cooked on the BBQ.
It's super handy!
Just throw everything together in a foil packet and say goodbye to dirty dishes!
Not in the mood for chicken? Replace with a fish or other meat of your choice.
Find the recipe for these quick & handy foil packets on The Girl On Bloor.
Like we’ve said, Healthy Ireland encourages everyone to Eat Well, Think Well and Be Well.
For more ways to feel well keep your eyes peeled here and make sure to follow @healthyIreland and #feelgoodtogether on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook for more tips, tricks and recipes or visit gov.ie/healthyireland.
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