12 Surprising Foods That Taste Better Grilled

Think the grill is only for hot dogs, burgers and steaks? Think again. If you never grilled fruits, vegetables and pound cake (more on that later!), now is the perfect time to give it a try since grilling season is officially in full effect. Don’t believe us? We spoke with Chef Jumoke Jackson (“Mr. Foodtastic”), a Washington, D.C.-based motivational speaker and self-taught chef (he’s served Jill Scott, LeBron James and Lady Gaga), about the best ways to spice up your summer cooking using some of the most unexpected items.

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