Choose It and Lose It: On the Grill

Whether it's at the cottage or at home, summer is coming to an end and everyone is trying to get the most out of BBQ season.  be mindful of the calories and fat that can easily build up with these foods and Swap It with the right choice:

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Lick's Veggie vs Chicken Burger



Lick’s Nature Burger with mayo and cheese on a bun
  • 663 cal /  38 gm fat

*Equivalent to 3 blt sandwiches from Tim Horton's in fat*



SWAP IT:

Turkey burger with cheese ketchup and mustard  on a bun

  • 310 calories / 8.5 gm fat

 

Steaks


Rib eye (8 oz) with herbed butter and Steak sauce

  • 805 calories / 50 g fat

 

* Equivalent to 6 McDonald's hamburgers in fat *


SWAP IT:

Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon (227 g)

340 calories / 19 g fat

 

Ribs vs Chicken



Rack of Pork Back Ribs with BBQ sauce

1,440 calories / 86 gm fat


*Equivalent to 2 packages of cooked Maple Leaf bacon in fat*

SWAP IT:

Half Grilled Chicken with Skin (298 g)

  • 610 calories / 31 g fat

 

 

Sausage vs Hot Dogs



Sausage with fried onions, cheese sauce and jarred peppers

887 calories / 55 g fat

 

*Equivalent to 10 oz brie cheese in calories*

SWAP IT:

 

2 Hot Dogs with mustard, ketchup and relish

  • 388 calories / 22 gm fat

 

 

 














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