Happy Fourth of July Weekend! Whether you’re hosting a cookout or attending as a guest, treat your family and friends to healthier fare. With the help of NOW®, we’re bringing you ten nutritious and delicious must-have recipes to add to your celebration menu.
The foods found at a traditional backyard BBQ are some of my absolute favorites. Sweet corn, burgers, and, of course, all of those yummy sides are classic American fare! But sometimes these foods are enough to put me over my calorie goal for the next week. #TheStruggleIsReal
This summer, my goal is to enjoy great food with friends and family without feeling sluggish or guilty. In fact, I want the foods I eat to make me feel better. The honest and natural ingredients found in NOW products are the perfect way to create BBQ staples that don’t interfere with your healthy lifestyle. They’ll even appeal to the picky eaters and those with dietary restrictions, with vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options.
Each of the below recipes were crafted by Suzy Singh, R&D Chef at NOW: More Recipes
Flavorful ancho chiles, guajillo chiles, pasilla chiles and rich chocolate from our Cocoa Lovers™ Slender Hot Cocoa Mix make this super delicious Slender Mole Sauce a perfect marinade/sauce for skirt steak providing layers of flavor! #entree #sidedish #sauce #healthy #sugarfree #global #spicy #easy #lunch #dinner #molesauce #marinade #glutenfree
Nothing says summer like an ice cold Acai Ginger Arnold Palmer! If you’re a lover of light, refreshing drinks, you need to get your hands on a glass of this glorious refreshment! – Ingredients: 6 cups water 4 Tea Bags NOW Real Tea® TLC™ Tea 4 tbsp. NOW Real Food® Crystallized Ginger Dices 1 NOW Real Food® Acai Lemonade Slender Stick ½ cup thai basil 1 stem lemongrass, cut into 4 (garnish) Directions: In a large pot, bring water to a boil, then remove from heat. Steep teabags and ginger dices in hot water 4 to 6 minutes. Remove teabags and allow mixture to cool. Stir in Acai Lemonade Slender Stick. Muddle Thai Basil and add to Lemonade Tea Mixture. Stir in ¼ stem of lemongrass and serve.
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