Healthy Eating from the BBQ This Summer

Healthy Eating From The BBQ This Summer

The summer BBQ season is almost here, and it’s time to start planning your cookouts! But how do you make your favorite summer dishes healthier? Well…by adding great olive oils and balsamics of course. Your guests will be dying to try it and your neighbors might even sneak a peek over the fence.

You can even go off-road with it, and take Pairings gourmet olive oil with you on your camping trips. The 200 ml bottles are a perfect size to fit into your picnic basket or beach bag. So before you heat up your BBQ and throw on your apron, check out the recipes below.


Paleo Burger with Caramelized Onions

Hold the bun and serve burgers on a slice of tomato or lettuce. Or both! This is a healthier way to eat a juicy burger on a warm summer day. Don’t forget the caramelized onions on top of the burger with a few slices of avocado for an unforgettable California taste. The caramelized onions are sauteed with our Traditional 18 years Aged Balsamic.

Try out this recipe from, joyfulhealthyeats. You’ll want to Foodstagram your burger so fast!

Paleo Burger with Caramelized Balsamic Onions and Avocado 

Grilled Green Beans


Healthy Eating from the BBQ This Summer

Green beans are high in fiber and are a great source of vitamins including vitamin A,C, K, B6 and folic acid. This five-minute recipe is easy-peasy, vibrant in color, and will satisfy your taste buds. Our Cilantro and Roasted Onion Olive Oil adds an amazing taste and rich experience.


  • 2 pounds green beans
  • 2 tablespoons Pairings Olive Oil
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • pinch freshly-ground black pepper

Thanks to Health, Home, and Happiness for their Easy Grilled Green Beans.

Strawberry Balsamic Glazed Salmon


Healthy Eating from the BBQ This Summer

Mmm…so good. This Strawberry Balsamic Glazed Baked Salmon Salad is a unique way to enjoy grilled salmon during the warm summer days, drizzled with Aged Strawberry Balsamic from Pairings.  No need to even make a glaze, just drizzle it on and enjoy the flavor!

A well-made salad can be just the best, especially under the sun, sitting poolside or enjoying the quiet of your backyard. A cheesy smile will might just appear on your face after you devour this scrumptious salad.


So, you hungry yet? They all look good, right? Let Pairings help you out this Summer for helpful tips and suggestions on how to perfect and plan your healthy Summer BBQ meals.

Stop in our shoppe to taste over 50 olive oil and balsamic selections: 701 Pleasant Grove Blvd. Roseville, CA 95678!