The Best and Worst Picnic Foods

Going to a barbecue? Avoid the fatty and calorie-laden fare, and make these healthier recipes instead.

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Plan a healthy barbecue

by Anne Harding

A gorgeous day, great food—who doesn't love a picnic? You, that's who, if the food is a rogue's gallery of fatty fare likely to clog your arteries or wreck your diet.

But it doesn't have to be that way. Here's a list of the best and worst foods you should pick or skip if you're attending a barbecue, as well as healthy recipes you can bring or serve at your own fete.

Dig in to these tasty treats for a perfect picnic day. They're a triple win: Simple, tasty, and healthy.

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