Labor Day has come and gone, but that doesn't mean it's time to pack up the grill just yet. So put aside your back to school worries for one last night of outdoor eating.
Traditional canned BBQ fare and potentially hazardous grilled meat can make BBQs feel like a toxic minefield. Luckily, there are plenty of easy ways to keep all of your favorite foods while protecting your health. Put off the impending seasonal whirlwind (I saw Christmas lights at the drugstore yesterday. And I thought Halloween candy displays had shown up two months too soon…) by using these tips to throw a green end-of-summer BBQ.
Marinate Your Meat: The process of grilling meat creates compounds called HCAs, which have been linked to breast, prostate, and colon tumor growth. One of the easiest, and tastiest, ways you can reduce HCAs in your grilled meats is to soak meats in a marinade before throwing them on the grill. Choose vinegar or lemon based marinades: Their acidity prevents HCAs from sticking toRead More »from How to Host a Green End-of-Summer BBQ