might be chillin’ and grillin’ all day with Pops, but that doesn’t mean
the unhealthy food has to pile up. Here are a few secrets to keeping
your Dad’s Day celebration fit and fab.
Resist the urge to bake cookies
We know it’s tough (we love to bake, too!), but there will probably be
plenty of opps for unhealthy nibbles throughout the day. Show your old
man the love by whipping up something healthier, like fruit salad. Or,
nab a container of sorbet from the grocery store and serve it with
berries or mint. YUM!
Switch up your grillables
Burgers and dogs are the standbys. Why not give the celebration a
healthy makeover by making turkey or veggie burgers or grilled chicken?
Serve it up with delish veggies as sides.
Here are a couple of our fave better-for-ya summer recipes: Texas Burgers
and Fourth of July Veggie
We know, we know: Your Dad might just wanna plop in front of the tube
and watch a baseball marathon. But if he doesn’t? Suggest running a fun
5K together, renting some kayaks, biking on a local path, hiking, or
hitting a bucket of golf balls together. Or play whatever sport you
love. It’ll take less than an hour, but you both will have a total
BY GL ON 6/19/2011 8:00:00 AM
POSTED IN how to cut out junk food, health, nutrition, father's day, summer, get outside