07/03/2013 08:17 am ET Updated Jul 01, 2015

10 Surprising Healthy Foods You Can Throw On The Grill

Celebrating the Fourth of July is often associated with unhealthy snacks, sandwiches and deep fried anything. So how do grillers find an alternative to this caloric ritual? Throw a few nontraditional options in the mix.

We've gathered up 10 surprisingly healthy foods you can grill up this holiday weekend, effectively helping you avoid the grease and guilt that comes with overindulging while you salute the red, white and blue. From strawberries to asparagus, you may just find your new favorite summer dish -- no heartburn required. Take a look at the suggestions below, eat up, then sit back and enjoy the pop of the fireworks.

Surprising Healthy Foods You Can Grill