Grain side dishes round out a healthy barbecue menu

Grain side dishes round out a healthy barbecue menu.

Think outside the box for better-for-you barbecue

With summer grilling season around the corner, and more of your customers thinking about health when they dine out, we're sharing some tips from chef Renee Zonka.

Are barbecue and healthy dining mutually exclusive? Renee Zonka, dean and resident nutrition expert at Chicago’s Kendall College School of Culinary Arts, doesn't think so. Here are her tips for creating satisfying and better-for-you options during barbecue season.

1. Buy local. Produce grown nearby is at the peak of flavor and nutrition.

2. Trim the fat, and skin the bird. For burgers, try ground s

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