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Feasting on BBQs without a Knocking Conscience

Whenever BBQ season creeps up from the corner, friends and family gather around a bountiful BBQ feast. Unfortunately, if you’re on the road towards a healthier lifestyle or you’re going on a diet then get ready to miss out on the fun. Just thinking about all the tasty cuts of meat, bread and sauces can break down your determination to eat healthy and that’s just one issue; as the host, you need to take into account the tastes of the guests.

Don’t fret, enjoying an abundant BBQ feast without breaking your healthy habit or your budget is quite possible. Of course the first step involves planning the dishes with the help of your handy cookbook, you’ll likely adjust the recipes a bit to suit the entire theme; knowing what goes into the dish is important. By cooking from scratch, you can control how much of what ingredient actually goes into the recipe. Quite a lot of guilt will be lifted off your shoulders when you decrease the food additives that go into the dish. Remember that health may be one thing, but the taste of the dish is another crucial factor.

In reality, premium meat is undeniable tastier and healthier and to help deal with the guilt that you’ll feel you can substitute some of the meat. White meat, like chicken meat, is quite alright but you can substitute sausages for crab meat; these provide more benefits than what you initially thought. Aside from the fact that crab meat is delicious, it makes your BBQ session standout from all the average ones that only serve red meat; people loves a good amount of versatility in dishes served at events. What’s great about a BBQ is that you can choose what goes in your plate; you can serve all the premium meats that you’re avoiding and not be forced to partake. But you can only really avoid the delicious dishes if the alternative is just as scrumptious. Salads are delicious choices, not only are they incredibly healthy but they are great options for guests that are vegetarians or may have food intolerances.

When hidden carbs and calories are concerned, sauces are the worst culprit compared to all the other food. The healthier option for sauces would be vinegar dressings and salsas; avoid the cream loaded sauces. You don’t often think of guacamole when eating BBQ, but if you keep it quite simple it can actually compliment the dish; guacamole uses avocado, which is a superfruit, thus is healthy.

Remember, BBQs are not just about the food, they main focus is spending time with the people you love. Part of preparing for a BBQ session is thinking about what guests will enjoy when it comes to food; including those that want a guilt free time eating.