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Beat The Heat with Saint Germain!

Saint Germain does DC catering, which means we experience the Washington, DC heat like no other in the summer and we thought, seeing that the Summer Solstice was this week, we could focus on foods that keep cool in this scorching heat! So when the mercury rises, here’s what to eat during the summer months.

One way to stay cool is to eat fresh fruits and vegetables with high water content. These include leafy lettuces, corn on the cob, cucumbers, watermelon, and summer squash. All are nutritious and supply a significant amount of water that can help thin the blood, helping your body release heat.

Up for an alternative approach? Try adding more spice to your diet to help cool your body through sweating. Hot peppers, fresh ginger, horseradish, and black pepper would all do the trick. As for preparation, try to focus on fast cooking methods like steaming and quick sautés as opposed to more heat intensive ones.

Saint Germain’s menu also has plenty of options that beat the heat!

Try our Summer Concerto from our Summer Picnic Boxes To-Go! A juicy filet of Salmon with creamy dill sauce, fresh berry salad, orzo pasta salad, roll with butter and a scrumptious homemade cookie to finish it off.

Or go on our Thai Adventure from June’s Monthly specials! Tender grilled chicken breasts with coconut cilantro sauce, beef strips drizzled with sweet Teriyaki sesame sauce on mango coconut basmati rice and garnished with grilled pineapple rounds. Enjoy a tropical salad with sliced strawberries and fruity vinaigrette and an irresistible mini mango mousse cake.

Go healthy with our Heart Healthy Chicken from our Heart Healthy Menu. Tasty grilled 6 oz. of chicken breast with strawberry pineapple salsa, marinated vegetable salad, black bean corn salad with wheat rolls with margarine. Only 427 calories per person, 2.5 grams saturated fat and 466 milligrams sodium!

Have a great tip on how to beat the heat? Let us know! Respond in the comments below, tweet us at @SGCatering or post on our Facebook Fan Page!

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