How to Grill Red Onions as a Side Dish on Barbecue

Posted on April 18, 2012 by barbecueforlife

Grilling red onions is another great weeknight staple for us. Takes a matter of minutes to prep, it is healthy and can be made with very few ingredients. In the case of this recipe all you need is a little olive oil, some great barbecue rub, red onions, some skewers and a barbecue! Watch this

How to Grill Pineapple on Barbecue – Fast, Simple & Easy Recipe

Posted on April 18, 2012 by barbecueforlife

Grilled Pineapple on the barbecue is a fast and simple side dish that can compliment a number of recipes.  We often will grill it with Barbecue Chicken Thighs, Grilled Pork Tenderloin, Mahi-Mahi or Halibut. For example, if you are doing a fish taco night!  Grill up some pineapple then chop it up and serve to

Delicious Grilled Chicken Thighs with Barbecue Sauce

Posted on April 18, 2012 by barbecueforlife

Barbecue chicken thighs are one of the easiest things to make flavorful on the barbecue without a lot of effort.  If you don’t pay attention to your grill though, you can very easily char the outside, dry the meat out by overcooking or even worse–both!  By following these simple instructions it is very easy to

Barbecue Tip of the Week: Foil Shield for Skewers

Posted on April 17, 2012 by barbecueforlife

Do you like to barbecue with wooden or bamboo skewers?  We do!  When cooking for a large group it is the easiest way to cook without having to own a lot of extra metal skewers & keeps the clean up simple. Makes for a great appetizer hot off the grill without any additional prep as

Masters Barbecue Pantry

Posted on April 11, 2012 by barbecueforlife

The Masters Pantry doesn’t need much explanation. These are our staples we have in our Pantry, Refrigerator & Garden at any given time.  We experiment, we explore and we create amazing new recipes with these ingredients most of the time. Of course there is the occasional exotic or rare ingredient that we don’t have in

Barbecue Pantry #1: Just Getting Started on The Barbecue

Posted on April 10, 2012 by barbecueforlife

This Pantry focuses on the VERY basics and keeps it simple for the person on-the-go & those not wanting to deal with too many ingredients in recipes. By using prepared barbecue rubs, salsas & sauces it keeps you enjoying the barbecue experience as you learn how to perfect your barbecue techniques AND if you don’t

Grilled Asparagus wrapped in Prosciutto

Posted on April 2, 2012 by barbecueforlife

Grilled Asparagus Wrapped in Prosciutto One of Michelle & Alex’s favorite Paleo midweek recipes on the barbecue. Often times we get home from work starving and ready to eat right then and there but don’t have everything ready to grill for dinner. This is a GREAT barbecue appetizer recipe as it’s quick and easy to

Grilled Hearts of Romaine with Cucumber-Orange dressing

Posted on March 29, 2012 by barbecueforlife

 Grilled Hearts of Romaine with Cucumber-Orange Dressing  This Vinaigrette is great over any salad but in particular we LOVE it over Grilled Hearts of Romaine. Serves nicely over 4 Romaine Heart halves.  Double the recipe if you want to have extra for the next meal.  Often times we’ll make double the recipe, save the remaining

How to Prep the Grill & the Importance of Prepping the Grill

Posted on March 29, 2012 by barbecueforlife

There’s nothing worse than having your expensive steaks stick to the grill or your burgers fall apart because you can’t quite get that spatula to loosen them.  Whether you’re using a gas grill or a charcoal BBQ, there are a few basic steps to prepping your grill so you end up with a trouble-free and

Barbecue Menu Idea #1: Grilled Salmon, Grilled Hearts of Romaine & Whole Wheat Couscous

Posted on March 29, 2012 by barbecueforlife

Okay so a lot of people think of barbecue as time consuming to create a whole meal on the BBQ–it isn’t.  It is actually amazing because you have fewer pots and pans to wash by just throwing it all on the grill! One of our favorite Go-To easy midweek meals involves grilled salmon, hearts of