Grilling with antioxidants – researchers have found that we can actually reduce our exposure to harmful carcinogens when we grill if we incorporate antioxidant-rich ingredients into the mix. A 2010 story in The Washington Times told us of a study where researchers looked at the power of spiced marinades in protecting us from cancer-causing compounds that can form in grilled foods. Here are some recipes you can incorporate into your Labor Day BBQ and use the protective power of your foods.
Try This Grilled Chick’n Kabobs Recipe
Here is a great BBQ dish, Grilled Chick’n Kabobs. Mock chick’n is high protein, low-fat, healthy and tasty BBQ dish to mix in with veggies. It is important to know a few things about plant based mock meats. First use organic; you definitely don’t want GMO . Secondly, some plant proteins are under a little scrutiny, so moderation. Next, chick’n tends to stick to grills, so prepare your barbecue with a non-stick cooking spray or by rubbing it with oil. Recipe HERE
An antioxidant-rich grilling menu can include the following vegetables:
Vegetables/plants known to be high in antioxidants include (from the National Cancer Institute):
For Desert Try Fruit On The BBQ
Very simple and quick dessert to cook on the grill. Fruits usually do not need any additional sweetener because they are very delicious by themselves. You can serve this with a vegan ice cream for a better treat. Add fruit to skewers, brush them with the melted vegan butter, place on the BBQ grill, cover and cook for about four minutes every side. Add some cinnamon to taste and serve while hot.
An antioxidant-rich grilling menu can include the following fruits:
Fruits known to be high in antioxidants include (from the National Cancer Institute):
For more vegan BBQ ideas visit 11 Ways to Have the Best Vegan BBQ Ever!
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