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How to survive the summer barbecue experience - healthily

Summer is looking a little different this year—state and county fairs are canceled, concerts nixed off the agenda, summer weddings downsized or delayed.

Yet the good ol’ fashioned, small-scale barbecue with family and friends is still happening!

It is undeniable that there are loads of food options at summer barbecues. It begins with the table of chips and dip. As you greet the other guests at the BBQ, you eye the selection: salt ’n’ vinegar, BBQ potato, extreme heat, ranch flavored, Sun chips and Juanita’s tortilla chips, etc.

Then there are the dips: ranch, guacamole, bean di...