George Foreman Grill for Healthy Cooking

George Foreman Grilling Machine for Healthy Cooking

George Foreman Lean Mean Fat Reducing Grilling Machine

George Foreman Lean Mean Fat Reducing Grilling Machine is a must have for one, two or three people, as in my small family. I love this easy grilling appliance.

When my husband asked for one of these little cooking machines for Christmas, I thought he was nuts. Why would I spend that kind of money on something that does the same thing when cooking in a frying pan?

Since it was a Christmas gift and it was something different then his usual, “Get me a pair of jeans and some underwear.” I figured he was worth it.

Why do I love this grilling machine?

  1. It has a non-stick surface. Making it easy to clean, provided you clean it while it is still warm (mine doesn’t have removable plates). It is still easy to clean if you don’t clean it right away, though a little messier. But the non-stick surface is the key, wiping it down with a paper towel while still warm then just soap and water with a kitchen cloth.
  2. Grilling the food taste just as good as grilling it outdoors. But without the mess and time preparation.
  3. Cooks faster than a skillet on the stove.
  4. This grill is great for cooking hamburger, chicken breast, fish, shrimp and vegetables.
  5. Minimize direct contact with the food being grilled so that as much fat as possible can be drained. The fat is collected in a removable drip tray. This has been marketed as a way to "knock out the fat," which is presumably a more healthy way to cook.

I love the idea of an appliance automatically draining the meat, such as hamburger away from the source. Where does the grease go when you fry hamburger in a pan?

This is why the George Foreman Grill is called the healthy way to cooking.

If you have a larger family, try George Foreman Family Size Plus Grills.

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Have You Tried This Grill? 14 comments

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mailxpress 6 years ago from New York


I own a George Foreman Grill. It's great. Hamburgers for two, Chicken grill and grill vegetables. Love it.


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Darlene Sabella 6 years ago from Hello, my name is Toast and Jam, I live in the forest with my dog named Sam ...

Great hub, I have seen those commercials on TV, nice to know someone that has used this product. Thumbs up

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janices7 6 years ago

Great hub! I have two George foreman grilling machines - a small one for when I'm cooking for just my husband and I and than the larger one with the 5 removable plates when we have more people or I want to make waffles. It is a must have when you want to grill in the winter in MN!

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katiem2 6 years ago from I'm outta here

WOW who knew there was so much available in this line. How is it for veggies...? Peace :)

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ladyjane1 6 years ago from Texas

I have always wanted one of these and now I simply must have one. Thanks.

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pmccray 6 years ago from Utah

I want one. I've been ying and yang on whether to buy one for my husbands birthday, well you just made up my mind. Thanks for this great informative hub. rated up

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nancy_30 6 years ago from Georgia

Great hub. I love my George Foreman grilling machine too. I'm hoping to get a bigger one.

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akirchner 6 years ago from Central Oregon

We have one and Bob loves it - especially in winter when it is too cold and snowy to go outside and use the grill!

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hypnodude 6 years ago from Italy

I have one and it is really very good. It's old but it still works well. Btw I've checked some of your hubs and you write pretty well, so you've won a new follower. :)

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prettydarkhorse 6 years ago from US

Sandy, this sounds nice and thank you, Maita

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travel_man1971 6 years ago from Bicol, Philippines

George Foreman's grill is really a great innovation. I've seen it on TV and tetimonies really assure buyers that one has a great find with this cooking equipment. And I like Mr. Foreman as a boxer. too. Thanks for this hub, Sandy.

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Sandyspider 6 years ago from Wisconsin, USA Author

Thanks everyone for your comments.

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tonymac04 6 years ago from South Africa

I have always kind of responded "Yeah, right" to the ads for this applaince so it's good to know that someone who has actually used it approves of it.

Thanks for sharing your experience.

Love and peace


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Sandyspider 6 years ago from Wisconsin, USA Author

Tony, I would recommend it. Knowing that the fat is separated while cooking is a plus too.

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