Wellness for the Family: Celebrating a Healthy Father’s Day

Father’s Day is around the corner and stores are highlighting their golf clubs and grilling tools to help consumers find that perfect gift. According to this report, the post popular gifts by dad wereGrilled Banana 1 600x300 gift cards and restaurant meals followed by a meal at home. While steaks and burgers are grill favorites to celebrate dad, consider finishing off the meal with a healthy grilled fruit dessert.

Fruits that are firm and not overripe taste great on the grill. When fruit meets the flame, their sweet component allows for caramelization that develops complex flavors. Try grilling these fruits:

  • Pineapple
  • Banana
  • Watermelon
  • Peaches
  • Figs
  • Pears
  • Plums
  • Apricots
  • Lemons

Here are a few recipes recommended by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan dietitian, Shanthi Appelö.

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