Hosting a healthy barbecue: Better for our health and budget
Barbecues are a great way to socialise and enjoy the warmer weather, while promoting healthy eating.
Many common barbecue foods can be high in saturated fat and salt, but by modifying the menu slightly, you can not only host a healthy event with a selection of tasty and nutritious foods but also save money!
Compare the menus below to see that healthy barbecues are not only better for you but cheaper as well!
Note: Prices obtained from a leading supermarket in February 2013.
$6.10 per person
$4.90 per person
Save 3,400kJ and $1.20 per person
You would have to walk for 3 hours to burn off that extra energy!