Pleasant weather always draws people outside, and here in Texas we’ve got plenty of that! What better way to celebrate and prepare for the season than with healthy grilling tips?
Most of us know to choose grilled foods over fried foods because of lower fat content, but some grilled foods are still high in saturated fat and cholesterol. Barbecues are notorious for potato salads, chips, hot dogs, and other high-calorie foods. When choosing proteins to grill, choose lean cuts like top sirloin steak, chicken breast or pork tenderloin. If you choose to indulge, it might be helpful to recall the tips we’ve discussed before, such as eat small portions and balance food intake with activity. Now, back to grilling.
Learn how to prepare your grill in this quick video as Julie Gardner with AgriLife Extension and Roger Hall from the Texas Beef Council share tips for cooking the perfect steak.