10 simple sides for a summer bbq

With the biggest BBQ weekend of the year coming up (at least in the States), I thought it made perfect sense to share some simple (colorful!) side dish ideas for your barbecue.

Prepare to drool…

10 simple sides for a summer bbq

Also, prepare for lots of fruits and veggies and lighter options. I love a good cookout, but a lot of times there are so many heavy options—and I don’t enjoy feeling like a bloated lump of laziness once everything is cleaned up.

Italian caprese chopped salad via Baked in the South

Italian caprese chopped salad via Baked in the South

spinach and kale greek yogurt dip via How Sweet Eats

spinach and kale greek yogurt dip via How Sweet Eats

rainbow veggie skewers via Gimme Some Oven

rainbow veggie skewers via Gimme Some Oven

mushroom skewers via Dinners and Dreams

mushroom skewers via Dinners and Dreams

mojito fruit salad via Iowa Girl Eats

mojito fruit salad via Iowa Girl Eats

watermelon feta mint skewers via Bites of Bri

watermelon feta mint skewers via Bites of Bri

grilled pineapple with cnnamon honey drizzle via Wine and Glue

grilled pineapple with cinnamon honey drizzle via Wine and Glue

rainbow quinoa salad via POPSUGAR

rainbow quinoa salad via POPSUGAR

strawberry mango salsa via Damn Delicious

strawberry mango salsa via Damn Delicious

German potato salad via Wishful Chef

German potato salad via Wishful Chef

Share:
Written by Jennifer Garry

Jen is a freelance writer and girl mom from New York. When she’s not knee-deep in glittery crafts and girl talk, you can probably find her sprawled across her couch in the middle of a Netflix marathon with dark chocolate smeared on her face. The struggle is real.