Tag: grilling

Spotlight Recipe: Fish Tacos with Chili Mayo & Grilled Corn

by in Healthy Recipes, June 2, 2009

fishtacos
We’ve talked about lean meats for the grill, but fish is a lighter option, too. This dish is simple: tender, grilled Mahi Mahi fills a soft corn tortilla and shredded cabbage gives some extra crunch. A drizzle of homemade, spicy sauce adds a bit of kick. I always grill an ear of corn for a splash of color (and added nutrients) on the side.

Just because it’s got mayonnaise and a Mexican flair doesn’t mean it’s an overindulgence — this whole meal weighs in at only 360 calories and less than 10 grams of fat!

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Spotlight Recipe: "Old Bay" Grilled Steak Fries

by in Healthy Recipes, May 30, 2009

Steak Fries
Bobby Flay is a definite grill master (Did you see him with that burger in this month’s Food Network Magazine?). He doesn’t disappoint with this dish. Doctored up with a spice mix that echoes Old Bay’s flavor, these steak fries are an easy side for your weekend cookout.

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(P.S.: Dana talked about faux frying yesterday — this recipe is another lighter french fry alternative.)

Memorial Day Treats – Catch Us On TV!

by in Healthy Recipes, May 22, 2009


Attention, attention! Healthy Eats is making its TV debut today. Toby and I will be on Good Morning America Health this afternoon, talking about healthy grilling and prepping some deliciously fresh dishes. Want a sneak peak? Here are the recipes we’re making.

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Healthier Grilling: Decreasing Cancer Risks

by in Food Safety, May 20, 2009


These days, everything causes cancer, it seems — grilling is no different. Now, we’re not suggesting you never grill (believe me, I love grilling), but there are a few steps to take to make it safer.

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8 Grilling Safety Tips You Need To Know

by in Food Safety, May 19, 2009


Cooking out with the fam and friends is the highlight of any summer, but beware some dangers. Here are our top rules to know before firing up your backyard cooker.

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B(u)y the Bottle: BBQ Sauce Edition

by in Healthy Tips, May 19, 2009

Of course, the healthiest choice is to make your own, but sometimes it’s easier to stock up on a few bottled BBQ sauces. The endless options could make your head spin. Here’s how to tell what goes in the cart and what stays on the shelf.

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