Summertime screams BEACHBODY, BIKINIS, SUN TANS! Well, if you're anything like me, I always say I'll start working on my summer bod after the holidays...but somehow I never really get my summer body in check. That's because LIFE happens. Inevitably, you'll get invited to all those summer kickoff parties; the BBQs, the mixers, the pool parties, all of which seem to have an exhaustive list of UNHEALTHY treats. But, here's the kicker...
IT DOESN'T HAVE TO BE UNHEALTHY!
There are soooo many ways to make sure you don't go overboard with your summer celebrations. That's right, you can still celebrate, have all the fun, and stay relatively on track with your diet! Here are some tips for sticking with your health and wellness plan during the summer months.
And there you have a few simple tricks to help you stay on track with your health and wellness goals while still enjoying the fun of summer. Here's a quick and easy BBQ sauce recipe to whip up. Load it up in a mason jar with a ribbon and it makes a great hostess gift!
✨ Homemade BBQ Sauce ✨
Heat oil in a medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic; cook, stirring frequently, for 1 minute. Add chili powder, paprika, salt, pepper; cook, stirring frequently, for 1 minute. Add tomato paste, water honey, vinegar, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, and liquid smoke (if desired); cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes.