Spring is great for Grilling fruits and veggies!

After such a long and dreary winter, getting outside feels just right. Grilling is a social event, making the “cook” part of the party when planned correctly, and it’s actually a great way to cook with health in mind since food is not sitting in fat like it would on a stove top. This year, make your grilled meals sing with flavor and color by adding fruits and vegetables!

Grilling up the Five Food Groups

As grills fire up across the country and we prepare for Memorial Day Weekend to officially kick off grilling season, I started thinking about all the delicious things we’re going to be eating from the grill. Lean cuts of meat are obvious, but did you know that you can work every food group onto the grill? Here are some ideas to cross merchandise to inspire our customers while enhancing nutrition and taste.

Let’s Get Grilling!

For those amateur cooks who want to try grilling up something new this Memorial Day weekend, here are a few of my favorite recipes. This summer, be creative in the presentation and options of party foods and beverages. It’s amazing how easy it can be to take a step closer to a healthier – and still delicious – menu.