Try Some Fresh Fruit on the Grill Top This Summer
Fresh fruit and grilling are quintessential for summer, but have you ever tried combining the two? This year for your Fourth of July celebration you should try adding some fruit to your grill top. We promise your guests will be curious and eager to try it out. Here are some simple grilled fruit recipes to get you started:
Grilled Fruit Kabobs
If you need an appetizer to keep the guests occupied while the burgers are cooking, try this quick and easy grilled fruit kabob recipe from wholelifestylenutrition.com.
Fresh fruit of choice:
- 2 tablespoons of raw honey
- 1 Tablespoon of grass fed butter
The directions for this appetizer could not be simpler.
1. Cut fruit into small equal chunks, around 1-inch.
2. Take your cut fruit and thread it onto a skewer. You can get creative and alternate your fruit or even keep it all the same per skewer.
3. Turn your grill on to about medium heat. In a small saucepan, melt your honey and butter on low heat.
4. Place the skewers onto the grill and top with the honey glaze.
5. Cook for 5 minutes then flip your skewer and cook for another 3-5 minutes.
6. Continue to add the honey glaze while you are cooking the skewers.
7. You can serve as kabobs, over some homemade ice cream, or with fruit dip.
Grilled Stone Fruit with Coconut Cream
This grilled stone fruit recipe from jessicainthekitchen.com will make a great dessert for your summer cook out.
Ingredients (4 servings)
- 1 can full fat coconut milk, keep refrigerated the night before
- 1-2 tablespoons of coconut sugar (optional)
- Mint leaves to garnish
Grilled Stone Fruit
- 3-5 peaches, pitted and halved
- 7-8 plums, pitted and halved
- 1 tablespoon of coconut oil
- cinnamon, to sprinkle
1. Turn the coconut milk tin upside down and drain the liquid.
2. Put the thick cream into a cold mixing bowl.
3. Add sugar. Whip until think and creamy.
Grilled Stone Fruit:
1. Heat your grill to medium-high heat.
2. Brush the peaches and plums with coconut oil prior to putting them on the grill.
3. Place each half down on the grill and cover. Grill for up to 4-6 minutes (check to make sure they don’t burn).
1. Dollop coconut cream on top of each grilled fruit.
2. Sprinkle with cinnamon.
If you want, you could brush each fruit with maple syrup when it comes off the grill or even serve with vegan ice cream!
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