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Get Grilling with Meatless Monday!

The start of summer is the perfect time to enjoy delicious, sizzling meals straight off the grill! Meatless grilling is an easy way to experience seasonal flavors without compromising your waistline. Plus, eating veggies can help you incorporate more vitamin-packed vegetables into your diet and reduce your risk of certain chronic diseases. Americans love grilling and eating a lot of meat, but consuming red and processed meat, like our beloved hamburgers and hot dogs, has been linked to a host of illnesses including diabetes, heart disease and various forms of cancer. What’s more, cooking and grilling meat at high temperatures – especially when charred – releases compounds that are linked to cancer and increases health risks. It’s easy to remember …


Italian Shrimp & Rosemary Spiedini

Grilling season is here. This delicious easy recipe uses four simple but flavorful ingredients to bring out the best in shrimp, and all in a matter of minutes. Serve the skewers with grilled asparagus and orzo for a light, fresh, healthful Italian meal. Serves 4 Ingredients 8 9-inch bamboo skewers (soaked in water for 30 minutes) 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 3 cloves garlic (minced) 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary (minced) 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1 1/2lb raw extra-large shrimp (peeled and deveined, tails left on if you like) Directions Step 1 In a large bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, rosemary, salt, and pepper. Step 2 Add the …