Grilling in the backyard is a favorite pastime for many, but did you know
that this popular cooking method can fit into a nutritious diet? Read
on to learn how
grilling can be incorporated into your healthy eating resolution for the year ahead.
Grilling vegetables is a delicious, quick, and simple way to get more fiber
and nutrition in your diet. Try skewering cauliflower, zucchini, broccoli,
and onion after coating the veggies in salt, pepper, and olive oil to
create a delicious, eye-catching, and healthy side dish for your next
Tossing fruit onto your gas or electric grill may not be the first thing
to come to mind, but once you try grilled fruit, you’ll probably
want to include this option in many of your healthy meals. Some of the
most popular types of fruit for grilling include peaches, pineapples,
pears, mangos, melons, bananas, and figs. Simply add butter or oil and
your choice of seasonings and then grill like steaks or use skewers to
make grilled fruit kabobs.
The possibilities are nearly endless when it comes to healthy grilling
recipes that feature steak or chicken. Consider marinating chicken thighs
in oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper and grilling in 1-inch wide strips.
If fajitas are a favorite in your family, then skewer cubes of sirloin
steak along with cut scallions, onions, and peppers before drilling with
olive oil, adding your choice of seasonings, and grilling until the steak
Fish and Seafood
Finally, grilling offers you an ideal way to prepare a wide range of healthy
recipes that feature fish and seafood. For example, coating shrimp in
a mixture of olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, and seasonings before skewering
and grilling can provide you with a delicious and healthy entrée.
Or, wrap tilapia in foil along with veggies for mouthwatering grilled fish.
Friedmans Appliance, we carry a broad range of BBQ brands from which to select. For information
on what we offer for electric and gas grills in Pleasant Hill, please
give us a call at (925) 808-2950.