4 Outdoor Food Hacks for a Stress-Free Cookout

Preserve that precious grill space!

4 Outdoor Food Hacks for a Stress-Free Cookout

Throwing a backyard cookout can get a little stressful — overcooked burgers, crowded grills, and swarming bugs. Get rid of those issues with these outdoor cooking hacks that will simplify the preparation, cooking and eating. So all you have to do is sit back and enjoy the party!

Keep Burgers Juicy With Ice

Grill the juiciest burgers by putting an ice cube inside the patty before cooking. Do this right before you put it on the grill so the ice doesn't melt. As the burger cooks, the ice cube will dissolve and leave the inside of the patty moist and the outside crispy.

Feel out of control of your eating habits? Or perhaps you feel you control your eating a little too much? Mallika Chopra, a meditation and wellness coach — as well as the author of numerous mindfulness books for kids and adults, leads you in this simple and calming meditation to focus on nourishing your body and mind.

For more mindfulness tips from Mallika, check out her website and her book "Living With Intent: My Somewhat Messy Journey to Purpose, Peace, and Joy."

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