Sunday, July 4, 2010

Eating Clean for July's National Grilling Month by Tosca Reno

With summer time shine upon us, there is no better time to dust off the barbeque and invite all your family and friends over to celebrate National Grilling Month of July. “Barbequing is a great way to add flavor to your meats without adding excessive amounts of unhealthy fats and oil,” says Tosca Reno- best selling author of the Eat Clean Diet Series who has been featured on Good Morning America, “you can still Eat Clean and not give up your favorites while grilling.”

For The National Grilling Month of July, Tosca shares some of her favorites from the grill and also a vegetable grilling guide all taken from her Eat Clean Diet Books.

Tosca Reno also encourages adding vegetables to compliment the main dish and she has some helpful tips for grilling perfect veggies:

· Cut the veggies into pieces that will cook quickly and evenly. They should be fairly of equal thickness.
· Soak the veggies in water for 30 minutes to keep them from drying out. (Do not soak mushrooms)
· Pat dry, and coat lightly with olive oil.

Cooking time for America’s Favorite Grilled Veggies:

· Asparagus- 4 minutes
· Bell Peppers, Chili Peppers, Eggplant, Tomatoes, Zucchini & Small Squash- 2-3 minutes
· Corn on The Cob- 5-7 minutes
· Garlic- 10 minutes
· Mushrooms- 6-8 minutes
· Onions- 3-4 minutes
· Potatoes- 20-25 minutes

Tosca Reno and her Eat Clean Diet was recently featured in FOOD Magazine with a wonderful 6-page spread, Good Morning America, EXTRA TV, The Doctors, and numerous top Morning TV and Radio shows nationwide.

The popular Eat-Clean Diet has helped over a million readers understand how to stay healthy and lean forever. Three years later; superstars, personal trainers and regular everyday people have overcome their weight and health problems by successfully adopting this lifestyle.

Eating Clean has become very popular with celebrities such as: Jennifer Aniston (cover story in OK Weekly) Halle Berry, Nicole Kidman (featured in US Weekly) and many more.

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