Make easy 600-calorie summer barbecue meals with this exclusive GH+ menu

Make easy 600-calorie summer barbecue meals with this exclusive GH+ menu

There are many reasons to love summer: warm weather, beach trips, longer days with beautiful sunsets and, of course, backyard barbecues with good food and good people. Because what would summer be without the iconic smell of the grill wafting through the backyard?

While we have a special place in our hearts for traditional BBQ dishes, we’re also committed to doing things differently. That’s why we created our new exclusive GH+ Simple 600 calorie summer barbecue menu full of delicious and creative apps, main courses, desserts and cocktails. Mix and match the items on this menu and you can have a delicious BBQ meal with 600 calories or less. Whether you’re hosting the entire neighborhood this summer or prefer to keep it more intimate with your closest family, our new BBQ menu will have everyone reaching for seconds (and thirds).


Learn how to wow a crowd with a savory grilled corn and ricotta dip or go all out with a meal of peach-bourbon BBQ baby back ribs paired perfectly with prosciutto skewers. Whether you want a fresh salad recipe, a new no-bake dessert to cool you down during warm temperatures, or a simple grill hack to make sure your food comes out perfectly, this new summer BBQ menu has recipes and cooking tips galore. Also, don’t forget to check out our new grilling guide for extra tips on the best grills, special hacks and extra recipes.

Wondering what to expect in the actual guide? Check out some of our recipes and tips below.

Ready to start cooking? Sign up for GH+ for only $20 a year to access this exclusive Simple 600 calorie summer barbecue menu and access other guides and challenges such as our Ultimate Bedding Guide, 14-Day Happiness Challenge or our Get It Done Challenge. When you sign up to become a member, you also get unlimited access to ALL site contentexclusive deals and discounts on our favorite brands, the chance to be a product tester, more exclusive access to the experts at Good Housekeeping Institute, a one-year subscription to a print magazine and more.

Annie O’Sullivan
Assistant editor
As a member of the Special Projects team, Annie works with the GH Tested program by writing product reviews and reviews and helps plan and run annual exhibits and events such as the GH Parenting Summit, Xmas in July Expo, Cleaning Summit, Winter Essentials Expo and more.