Posts Tagged "Grilling"

Chill and Grill this Memorial Day

Posted by on May 26, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Chill and Grill this Memorial Day

Today starts one of the most anticipated holiday weekends… Memorial Day Weekend! It’s a national holiday in which we remember the brave men and women who have died while serving our country.  But, over the years it has also taken on a second meaning.  Memorial Day signifies the start of summer and warmer weather and what better way to celebrate the kick off of summer than by the 1st barbecue of the summer!   Although barbecues are usually filled with less healthy options like...

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Safe Grilling and Sizzling Fruit

Posted by on Jul 4, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Safe Grilling and Sizzling Fruit

With summer in full swing and July 4th upon us, it can only mean one thing – it’s time to grill!  July is National Grilling Month and the warm summer nights make for an enjoyable night perfect for grilling.   According to the Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Association, outdoor cooking remains more popular and easier than ever with the majority of Americans claiming cooking outdoors is easier than cooking indoors.  Grilling unites family and friends with food that tastes great, is easy to...

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Tips for a Healthy 4th of July

Posted by on Jul 1, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Tips for a Healthy 4th of July

When you think of July 4th, what comes to mind? Food, BBQ, alcohol and the beach, right? It only seems fitting, then, that finding delicious and healthy recipes tops your list of ways to make this Fourth of July your best ever; and since most plans on the Fourth involve time outdoors in the sun, I’ve also gathered some tips for having fun in the sun while staying hydrated and avoiding sunburns.   Tip 1: Choose turkey hamburgers and chicken hot dogs without fillers or preservatives! It...

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BBQ The Healthy Way This Summer

Posted by on May 27, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

BBQ The Healthy Way This Summer

May is National Barbecue Month and it’s no coincidence that this weekend we celebrate the Memorial Day holiday with our first BBQ of the summer. If what comes to mind immediately when you think of BBQ is hotdogs and hamburgers you’re not alone.  While it is OK to indulge in these fatty favorites occasionally, here are some tips to help you fire up a healthier BBQ.   Protein Picks Ground turkey can be used as an alternative to ground beef for burgers, and they taste just as good! Skip...

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How to Create Your Perfect Picnic

Posted by on Jul 17, 2015 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

How to Create Your Perfect Picnic

July is the perfect month to celebrate National Picnic Month.  When my kids were younger, we used to pack a picnic basket and head to the local park with a blanket and outdoor toys.  I know for some people planning a picnic could take weeks and could get overwhelming, but don’t let something as fun as a picnic stress you out!   First thing’s first—what are you going to pack? Packing a delicious and nutritious picnic is a cinch! For a fun and healthy appetizer, skip the cheese and...

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