July is stacked with exciting events! There is not shortage of reasons to fire up the grill and celebrate summer. Get outside and start the grill- It’s National Grilling Month!
Not only do you get to experience being outside in the sunshine while you cook, you also get to enjoy the health benefits that result from grilling your food. Grilled foods are known to be healthier than foods cooked on the stove or in the oven. Fewer vitamins and minerals are lost when food is grilled compared to methods such as baking or frying.* Here is a round up of a few items that you may want to grab for National Grilling Month:
Check out this list of items you will need to make your grilling session pop:
Safe grilling tips:
- Marinate foods in the refrigerator (never on the counter or outdoors).
- Cook food thoroughly.
- The grill should be placed well away from the home, deck railings, and out from under leaves and overhanging branches.
- Keep your grill clean by removing grease or fat buildup from the grills and in trays below the grill.
- Never leave your grill unattended.
We’re always looking for new dishes. Share your favorite grilling recipe in the comments below!