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Strong, New Carcinogenic Compounds Discovered in Grilled Meats

We’ve been hearing about the various risks involved in eating grilled meat for a while; cancer, heart disease, accidental ingestion of wire bristles from grill-cleaning brushes (we kid you not). But n…

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10 Ways to Cancer-Proof Your Barbecue

Summer is here. With it come vacations, lush gardens, and barbecues with friends and family. Unfortunately, barbecued food has been linked to an increased risk of cancer.  But you can have your barbec…

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8 Yummy Vegetarian Grilling Recipes

Summer and grilling go together like peanut butter and jelly. But so often, the menu seems to be focused on hamburgers and hot dogs. Why limit ourselves? There are so many other amazing options out th…

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5 Tips for Greener Grilling

Before you fire up your grill for an end-of-summer Labor Day cookout, check out these simple ways to lessen your environmental impact and grill healthier. Learn why a gas grill beats charcoal every ti…

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Delicious Vegetarian Grilling Ideas

By Sheryl Eisenberg Author, This Green Life The All New American Barbecue: Not your father's menu Barbecues have long been the epitome of summertime fun. At these carefree get-togethers, so u…

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9 Ways to Cancer-Proof Your Next Barbecue

There is a link between barbecued foods and an increased risk of cancer. Basically, when foods like meat or oils are heated over high temperatures or come in contact with flames, certain compounds can…

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BBQ Grills Sending People to the Hospital

Barbecue grills send a few people every year to the hospital for reasons besides burns or food poisoning. Instead, people are being injured by the stainless steel cleaning brushes. The metal bristles …

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Charcoal or Gas: Which is the Best Way to Grill?

In the beginning there was fire, and humans learned to cook on this fire and…it was good. Some time thereafter there came choices and then, everything went to hell. The two basic choices were between …

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Meat-Free Grilling Recipes

We love grilling, but hate the potential for the scary toxins formed when flesh cooks. These meat-free recipes will delight even confirmed carnivores, and keep everyone safe from carcinogens. Anot…

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Sweet Potato Salad

If you are familiar with my recipes you know that there are a few consistent themes: Greenmarket, greenmarket, and greenmarket. I wanted to work on a potato salad recipe, which meant, in my little wor…

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