Keep your BBQ healthy and food safe


Here are some ideas to keep you on track and still enjoy your barbecue.


Lean Turkey Burgers

Grilled Vegetables

Broiled Shrimp

Chicken Kabobs

Vegetable Kabobs

Baked Sweet Potatoes

Quinoa salad with Almonds

Grilled Fish

Corn on the cob

Vegetable crudités platter and hummus

Homemade Guacamole

Coleslaw with low fat dressing

Frozen Fruit bars

Strawberries and Blueberries with Light Cool Whip


Food safety is also very important during the hot days of summer.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that every year 76 million Americans are struck down with food poisoning. A little planning is all you need. Make sure you keep cold foods cold, use coolers with ice and water. Wash hands often, especially after touching raw foods, and make sure your meats are cooked thoroughly.


Source: PTI Buzz – May 26, 2014