Fire up the grill! Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Family Reunions or just a weekend gathering of friends and family are all great occasions to fire up the grill and deliver a tray of hot, juicy, delicious burgers. However, in our rush to deliver a delicious meal, and entertain, and keep taps on everything else we end up making critical mistakes that end up delivering dry, charred, tasteless burgers instead. In this episode, Jon and Megan help you fix some of the most common burger mistakes to ensure that your burger is the one that your friends and family will be talking about all summer long. From patty prep to timing, technique and temperature, they have you covered and your burgers will never be the same (in a good way).
Shocking Fast Food Secrets
Believe it or not there has been a dramatic shift in the way we eat in the past couple of years. Just a couple of years ago - for the first time ever - Americans spent more money per year eating out than they did at the grocery store. We are eating out kore than ever before and for many of us that means Fast Food! In this episode, Jon and Megan round up some of the most surprising -- and even shocking -- facts about fast food that will hopefully stick with you the next time you find yourself pulling up to that lit up menu and “order hear” box. There is good news though: Protecting your waistline and wallet doesn’t require ditching the burgers, sandwiches, and fries you hate to love. Once you’ve learned some of these fast food industry trade secrets, it’ll be easy to place healthier orders, lose weight, and save your hard-earned dollars.
Common Veggie Cooking Mistakes
I think we all know by now that Mom was right. And while many of us are trying to get more veggies into our daily meals, many of us are making common cooking mistakes that are destroying the very nutrients we want to get from a healthy dose of produce. Don’t worry, the fix to all of them are super simple! In this episode, Jon and Megan uncover some of the most common cooking mistakes we make and provide easy solutions so you can keep packing in the veggies - and all of the valuable nutrition they deliver - while making Mom happy.
Eat More Fish
Looking for a simple solution to many of the health issues plaguing is today? The solution might be a bit “fishy” Whether you love it or hate it (kind like it maybe?), there is no denying the myriad health benefits of adding more fish to your diet. In this episode, Jon and Megan take you through all of the reasons you should add more fish to your diet including a decreased risk of disease, better brain health, and a faster metabolism.
The WORST Salads!
Salads should be a refreshing, crisp, light, nutrient-packed meal that provides you what you need to cut calories and improve your health. Unfortunately, many of the most popular “salads” on menus today have more calories and fat that a Burger! One popular restaurant is now serving up a salad that has more than 2,000 calories and 100 grams of fat!! In this episode, Jon and Megan uncover some of these salad bombs and help you navigate the menu at your favorite restaurant by helping you know what to order instead - some swaps can even save you 1,300 calories!