Fun & healthy condiments to try

  • Add blueberries, cranberries, grapes, or chopped plums to your burger mixture; spike marinades and sauces with garlic, ginger, rosemary, and oregano. These ingredients’ antioxidants can help decrease HCA formation when you’re grilling meat, poultry, and fish.
  • Top burgers or grilled meats with a yogurt and chutney mixture.
  • Blend plain yogurt with mustard or pesto and spread on burgers or grilled chicken.
  • Blend 2–3 tablespoons almond butter with 1 clove minced garlic, a dash of cayenne, and 1 tablespoon each of lemon juice, honey, soy sauce, and water. Use as a sauce for kabobs or burgers.
  • Mix 1 chopped cucumber (peeled and seeded) with 1 diced avocado, fresh juice from 1 lemon, 1 teaspoon miso, and a few tablespoons of minced fresh mint. Use to garnish grilled meat or chicken.
  • For a salsa twist, combine 1 chopped mango, 1 diced avocado, juice from 1 lime, a dash of sea salt, 1/4 of a minced jalapeño pepper, and 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro. Terrific on grilled fish.


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