Revitalize Your BBQ Favorites: A Healthy Twist with Happy Cookbooks

Revitalize Your BBQ Favorites: A Healthy Twist with Happy Cookbooks

Summer BBQs are synonymous with mouthwatering classics, but who says indulgence can’t align with health? In this post, we’ll explore how Chef Kimber Dean’s Happy Cookbooks breathe new life into BBQ favorites. From succulent BBQ chicken to refreshing popsicles, discover how to savor the flavors of summer while prioritizing your well-being.

1. Grilled BBQ Chicken:

Swap out traditional BBQ sauces laden with sugar for Chef Kimber’s healthier, flavor-packed alternative. Happy Food Cookbook‘s BBQ chicken recipe combines smoky spices, natural sweeteners, and a touch of tanginess. This guilt-free option lets you enjoy the savory essence of BBQ without compromising your health goals.

2. Broccoli Salad:

Upgrade your sides with a nutrient-dense broccoli salad. Chef Kimber’s rendition includes vibrant veggies, crunchy nuts, and a light dressing. It’s a refreshing alternative to traditional mayo-laden salads, offering a burst of vitamins and minerals with every bite.

3. Potato Salad Makeover:

Give the classic potato salad a makeover by opting for Happy Food Cookbook‘s version. Packed with colorful potatoes, fresh herbs, and a zesty dressing, this rendition is light on calories but heavy on flavor. It’s a perfect balance of comfort and nutrition.

4. Vegan Cherry Kombucha Popsicles:

Cool down with a guilt-free treat—Vegan Cherry Kombucha Popsicles. Chef Kimber’s recipe combines the sweet tartness of cherries with the probiotic goodness of kombucha. These popsicles are a delightful way to beat the summer heat while promoting gut health.


  • 2 cups fresh or frozen cherries, pitted
  • 2 cups kombucha, strawberry, watermelon or your choice
  • 1-2 tablespoons maple syrup (optional, depending on sweetness preference)


  1. Blend cherries until smooth.
  2. Mix cherry puree with kombucha.
  3. Add maple syrup if additional sweetness is desired.
  4. Pour the mixture into popsicle molds.
  5. Freeze for at least 4-6 hours or until fully set.
  6. Enjoy your refreshing and probiotic-packed popsicles!

5. Grilled Pineapple Rings with Ginger Yogurt Sauce:

For a tropical twist, indulge in grilled pineapple rings with ginger yogurt sauce. Chef Kimber’s recipe combines the sweetness of pineapple with the zing of ginger-infused yogurt. It’s a delectable dessert or side that’s as delightful as it is nutritious.

6. Pies, Cakes, and Ice Cream from Happy Baking and Desserts:

Round off your BBQ feast with Happy Baking and Desserts. Indulge in pies, cakes, and ice cream crafted with allergen-free ingredients. From luscious chocolate cakes to creamy ice creams, these treats redefine the art of guilt-free indulgence.

Closing Thoughts:

Chef Kimber Dean’s Happy Cookbooks are your passport to a BBQ experience that marries flavor and wellness. From tantalizing grilled dishes to refreshing popsicles, these recipes prove that you can savor every bite of summer while nourishing your body.