Have a Labor Day Picnic!

4 Sep


Enjoy the holiday with your family and friends by having a healthy picnic or BBQ with a recipe like the one below:

Grilled Barbecue Chicken and Vegetables in Foil


  • 4 (4-ounces each) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, boneless skinless
  • 8 Asparagus spears
  • 1 Green or yellow bell pepper, red
  • 1  Zucchini
  • 1/2 cup Barbecue sauce
  • 1 Salt and fresh ground pepper
  • 1 Olive oil, extra virgin
  • 8 Aluminum foil sheets large enough to wrap around one chicken breast


    1. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
    2. For each foil pack, prepare two sheets of aluminum foil; place the sheets one on top of the other for durability.
    3. Place one chicken breast on each stacked pair of foil sheets; season with salt and fresh ground pepper.
    4. Brush each chicken breast with 1 to 2 tablespoons barbecue sauce.
    5. Divide equally and arrange vegetables around each chicken breast; season with salt and pepper.
    6. Drizzle chicken and vegetables with little olive oil.
    7. Fold the sides of the foil over the chicken, covering completely; seal the packets closed.
    8. Transfer foil packets to the preheated grill rack and cook for 20 to 25 minutes, or until done, turning once.
    9. Chicken is done when thermometer reads 165 F.
    10. Allow the chicken to rest for a few minutes.
    11. Serve.

For more recipes like this, visit HAWA’s Pinterest through the HAWA U section or by clicking on this link: https://www.pinterest.com/HealthAsWeAge/?redirected=1

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