Our Tips For A Healthy BBQ This Summer!

Summer is here, and that means it's time to fire up the BBQ!

But, it's important to remember that grilling doesn't have to mean unhealthy food choices. With a little bit of planning and creativity, you can turn your next BBQ into a healthy and delicious feast. Here are some tips to help you create a healthy BBQ: 

1. Start with lean proteins

When it comes to the BBQ, most people associate it with fatty meats like burgers and hot dogs. However, there are plenty of lean protein options that are just as delicious and much healthier. Try grilling chicken breast, fish, shrimp, or even tofu for a tasty and lean protein source.

2. Don't forget the veggies
The barbecue isn't just for meat! Grilled vegetables are a tasty and healthy addition to any BBQ. Try grilling zucchini, bell peppers, corn on the cob, eggplant, or mushrooms for a tasty and nutritious side dish.

3. Choose healthy marinades and sauces
Many BBQ sauces and marinades are loaded with sugar and calories. Instead, opt for homemade marinades made from healthy ingredients like olive oil, vinegar, and herbs. You can also try using low-sugar BBQ sauces or making your own with natural sweeteners like honey or maple syrup.

4. Swap out the buns
Traditional hamburgers and hot dog buns are often high in calories and refined carbohydrates. Instead, try using lettuce leaves, whole-grain buns, or even sweet potato slices as a healthier alternative.

5. Hydrate with water
It's easy to get carried away with sugary drinks at a BBQ, but they can add up quickly. Instead, stick to water for hydration and flavour it with fresh fruit like lemon, lime, or strawberries.

With these simple tips, you can create a healthy and delicious BBQ that everyone will enjoy. Happy grilling!

Our Tips For A Healthy BBQ This Summer!


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