For many of us, summer is all about barbecuing. You've probably been to several BBQ's already and summer's just getting started.
I love a good BBQ as much as the next girl, but all that food can really do a number on your waistline. -- So for easy ways to cut out a few calories at your next barbecue, all while still getting to enjoy the food you love
|If you do this...||Then you can subtract this...|
|Snack on pretzels instead of potato chips||70 calories|
|Feast on cut veggies, skip the ranch dip||120 calories|
|Skip the cheese portion of a cheeseburger, opt to top your burger with lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, etc.||100 calories|
|Load up on salads, just not the croutons||100 calories|
|Drink wine or light beer instead of frozen blended drinks like margaritas and pina coladas||50-100 calories|
|Skip granny's potato salad -- Opt for healthier sides such as corn on the cob||70 calories|
|Eat ice cream from a small cup -- Leave the waffle cones (and the mess) for the kids||90 calories|
|Have one s'more instead of two||200 calories|
Fit's Tip: If you're heading to a friends for a summer barbecue, offer to bring something. This way you know there will be at least on thing healthy on the menu.