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The best BBQ marinades

BBQ Marinade 2(cut)

The key to good grilling is simple: fresh, healthy produce and plenty of flavors. We’ve already told you which foods are essential at any barbecue. Now it’s time to tell you about flavor.

A good marinade is almost as important as the meat itself. It adds flavor. Makes it tender. Juicy. Delicious. And making your own is a million times better than buying it. Make it as spicy, as thick or seasoned as you like. What’s best is you know exactly what’s in it. No unhealthy, added ingredients.

In need of inspiration? Here are 2 simple, super healthy meat marinade recipes for your barbecue this summer:


  • 1 spring onion
  • 1 piece of ginger (thumb size), grated
  • 1 tbsp natural peanut butter
  • 3 tbsp low-fat coconut milk
  • 1 dash of soy sauce
  • 1 tsp honey or agave syrup

Stir until creamy, rub the meat well with the mixture, marinade meat at least 12 hours, turning occasionally

Classic Spice

  • 2 tbsp natural tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp coriander, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 dash of tabasco
  • 1 dash of balsamic vinegar

Mix all ingredients, rub the meat well with the mixture, marinade at least 12 hours, turning occasionally.

Happy grilling!