How To Make Your Own Healthy Barbecue Sauce

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Eating healthy is easy when you know how. This site gives you many ideas on how you can achieve your goal of eating healthy.

One area where many people transitioning to eating healthy struggle with, is taste. There are many commercially-prepared condiments and sauces that taste good and people find it difficult to give up.

Over the years, many have come to depend on tomato ketchup, mayonnaise, mustard other sauces to help add more flavor to their meals. Whether you are trying to eat healthier or simply want to save some money, how about making your own homemade sauce?

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Homemade BBQ Sauce

There are quite a few ingredients needed to make your own homemade BBQ sauce, but the actual process is simple. Gather all of the following ingredients and then stir the contents together.

Ingredients:

  • 1½ cups of organic coconut sugar or jagghery
  • 1 teaspoon of ground black pepper
  • 1¼ cups of ketchup (homemade, if you have)
  • ½ cup of red wine vinegar
  • ½ a cup of water
  • 1 tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce
  • 1½ teaspoons of kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons of paprika
  • 2½ teaspoons of finely-ground mustard seeds

 

Method:

Place all the ingredients in a large bowl and whisk until they are thoroughly mixed and the sugar has dissolved. A blender may be useful to blend the ingredients into your desired smooth texture.

This recipe should make about 4 cups of BBQ sauce. You can use the sauce immediately or store it in your fridge for later use.

 

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By making your own sauces, you can save money while making healthier choices. Most of the bottled sauces that you find on store shelves are packed with a variety of additives and artificial flavorings/colorings. When you make it yourself, you know exactly what goes into each recipe.

 

Sources:
BBQ Sauce: http://www.fitnessmagazine.com/recipes/dinner/healthy-grilling-recipes/

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About Sara Ding

Sara Ding is the founder of Juicing-for-Health.com. She is a certified Wellness Health Coach, Nutritional Consultant and a Detox Specialist. She helps busy men and women identify their health issues at the root cause, in order to eliminate the problems for optimum physical/mental health and wellbeing.

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