It’s summertime, which means grilling season is in full swing. But with the heat blazing and the days full of adventure, it can be hard to keep our grilling game creative and healthy. Look no further for your next grilling go-to…this is a recipe you have to try. Take a break from burgers and dogs with these easy, delicious veggie skewers from FD Chef Ann “Gem” Ziata!
The mushrooms and squash add a meaty texture while quinoa provides heaps of protein to keep your energy levels steady for the activities of the coming day. Try out the recipe below and stay tuned for a video tutorial coming soon in an exciting new FD Chef Video Series in partnership with Chef Ann Ziata, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), and Catch It In Time productions.
Marinate these delicious kebabs, prep some quinoa, and then fire up the grill! When it’s all said and done you’ll have a beautiful mound of quinoa topped with a festive summer veggie splash. It’s that easy!
Anna “Gem” Ziata is a longtime, beloved FD Chef and an instructor at the Institute of Culinary Education in NYC. Want some more recipe ideas from our culinary mastermind, Gem? Check out her youtube channel and instagram page!
Please note that First Descents does not conduct nutritional research studies, nor does FD encourage readers to ensue any dramatic dietary or nutritional shifts without first consulting a doctor or certified nutritionist.