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Temperature Guide for Grilled Burgers

Temperature Guide for Grilled Burgers:

They cook quick! Three minutes for a 1/4 lb. 4 oz. burger brings it to 90% cooked most typically. Recommend using an instant-read thermometer to avoid over-cooking. Happy grilling! 

 

  •  120°F rare (red & raw)
  •  130°F medium-rare (warm, but pink)
  •  140°F medium (starts to dry-out, mostly pink)
  •  150°F medium-well (grayish-pink, significantly less moist)
  •  160°F + well-done (completely gray, can be...
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Frozen Burgers: What to Buy & Why

If you want to have “fast food” on hand at home, frozen burgers are absolutely essential. Why? Most all of the boxed brands do NOT require a defrost. Which means, you can cook them frozen! Get the temp. guide here too!


Convenience is the big advantage over fresh burgers, because they’re always ready to go in the freezer to “cook & eat”.  in less than 10 minutes on an outdoor grill or in a pan on the stove top. Either way, you’ll likely waste...

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Weekend BBQ Meal Plan!

Enjoy yourself, don’t destroy yourself this holiday weekend! We all love to celebrate with food, family and friends, that’s why, I plan for the exceptional foods and I also formulate a plan to protect my metabolic health too. Here are my top tips and links to recipes!

Make FIBER the 1st Priority

"Catch carbohydrates” with the net of protection fiber makes inside your belly. That’s why I eat fiber filled foods first. Then I’m better protected from...

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Beer: Did You Know?

Beer is often referred to as liquid bread, because regular beer contains sugar in the form of maltose…that’s the sugary carb and the brewer’s yeast, which is used to make both bread and beer. 

UPDATE: May 3, 2022 Video Post "How I Buy Beer" click to watch! 

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3 Cocktails that WON'T Spike your Blood Sugar

 

VODKA

2-3oz vodka

Sparkling water

Lime Juice

 

GIN

2-3oz gin

Lime Juice 

 

WHISKEY

2-3oz Whiskey

Lemon

Sparkling water

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Drinking & Sugar: The Fastest Way to Weight-Gain

Sugar is Secretly Smuggled into Drinks 

It’s clear that drinking soda isn’t healthy, but most people don't realize that most everything added to a drink is sugar: natural honey, sweetened coffee creamer, supplement tablets and even powders designed to boost your immune system! All of it is liquid sugar, even a hundred percent natural fruit juice & fruit smoothies are all sugar! Even alcohol that's been distilled from fruit, like wine and champagne are all liquid...

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Holiday & Vacation Strategy!

holidays tips vacation Nov 20, 2021

It's real easy to think that we're gaining weight during the holidays & on vacation just because we're eating and drinking too much, but actually there's a lot more to it. I've put together a strategy to help you plan for your next holiday or vacation so that you can "enjoy yourself and not destroy yourself."

I like to say that you can't change what you don't understand. So let's start by learning why vacations & holidays are so disruptive and destructive?

Defining a Vacation

Vacation...

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