5 Simple Ways to Make Your BBQ Healthier
#1 Go Plant-based
Try making a simple and delicious swap by ditching the meat and going plant-based instead! There are so many yummy veggie burger options that you can pick up from the store, or you can even make your own with a combo of ingredients like brown rice or quinoa, sweet potatoes, and beans.
#2 Make Your Own Condiments
Many store-bought condiments like ketchup and mustard option contain added sugars. Try making your own condiments or even salad dressings and marinades. It can be as simple as using some olive or avocado oil as a base with some balsamic and your favorite herbs and spices.
#3 Go Heavy on the Veggies
When putting together healthy BBQ meals, go heavy on the veggies! You can make veggie kabobs to cook on the grill or grill up some bell peppers and onions to use on top of your veggie burger for some added flavor and nutritional value.
#4 Have a Plant-based Dessert
Who says dessert can’t be healthy? Try making a plant-based dessert by whipping up some frozen bananas into “nice cream”. Experiment with different flavors like chocolate or even mint chip!
#5 Use Dairy-free Cheese Options
In need of a plant-based cheese and cracker plate? Try using dairy-free options instead. There are so many yummy almond and cashew milk varieties available now that make dairy-free eating so much easier.
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