The Oz-Approved Guide to a Healthy Barbecue

Need recipe ideas for your upcoming barbecue? Try out some of these Oz-approved ideas.

The Oz-Approved Guide to a Healthy Barbecue

By Toni Gasparis

Summertime is here, which means more time outside and more cookouts. If your next BBQ is coming up and you’re having trouble finding a healthy and delicious menu, we’ve got you covered from drinks all the way to dessert. Try out some of these guilt-free recipes at your next party: your guests won’t be disappointed!

Drink: Pomegranate Sangria

Pomegranates and red wine are both loaded with antioxidants. So what could be better for your health than mixing both of them together? Try this summertime classic sangria with a refreshing pomegranate twist.

Get the recipe here

Exactly How to De-Escalate Aggression From a Stranger

Follow security Expert Bill Staton's important advice to keep yourself safe.

Have you ever had a tense interaction with a stranger in public? Perhaps your shopping carts accidentally knocked into each other or there was a misunderstanding in communication and the other person gets angry. You may wonder how you can de-escalate the aggression and exit the situation safely. So security expert Bill Stanton has your go-to advice for staying alert and protecting yourself in the face of verbal aggression and physical attacks.


Bill Stanton: "It always starts with something small, like someone being too close to you, or even more common, you get bumped by a shopping cart. You want to look at their eyes first -it may reveal emotional changes. But you can't rely on just that. Look at what their trunk is doing; a person's torso will reveal their intent. Body language like raising hands, heightened expression, tense shoulders — these are natural responses to a person who is feeling threatened and will escalate. They may begin to zero in on the space between you and them, and their voice will get louder and louder. You want to read this before it gets further and becomes explosive."

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