May 20, 2015
By guest blogger DaVita dietitian Cheryl Hathaway
Break out the barbeque and pack the picnic coolers! Warmer weather brings wonderful opportunities for outdoor living and great food. Whether you prefer a sizzling steak from the backyard grill or cool picnic sandwiches at the park, here are some tips to keep your outdoor celebrations fun and full of flavor.
Tips for Grilling:
- Barbeque rubs are a simple and fast way to add flavor to grilled meats. During grilling, the rub forms a savory crust that helps seal in the juices to keep meats moist and tasty. Many commercial rubs are high in sodium. However, you can easily combine salt-free spices that you have on hand at home to create a kidney-friendly rub customized to your taste preferences.
- For those who like flavor with a little “zing”, try this recipe for “Zippy Barbeque Rub”: