Fruit grills really well. Put sliced nectarines, melon, and peaches on a skewer and grill them. Cook them until you see the grill marks on them. Serve the fruit atop ice cream or a grilled cake.
To greatly enhance your chances of weight loss and a better diet, reduce the amount of oil you use in meal preparation. Oil and butter provide a lot of un-needed fat. A great alternative to oils and butters is nonstick cooking sprays. These sprays give you a similar end result without the extra fat. If you want a healthier diet, use less oil when you cook. Unnecessary fats are contained in butters and oils. A wonderful option for cooking is a nonstick cooking spray. It gives the same nonstick result with far less health ramifications. When serving a salad for guests that accompanies a meal, avoid pouring dressing on it. Leave the dressing on the side instead. Some people prefer more dressing than others; let guests pour their own dressing. Offer several different types of dressing. Many vegetables and herbs have a smell that has a tendency to remain on cutting boards, despite how many times you wash them. You can mark your cutting boards with permanent marker to tell which one or which side is for each type of food.