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The Secret To Making The Best Watermelon Margarita

There’s no denying Southern folks love summertime. Endless pool days, delicious cookouts, and family vacations make it one of the best times of the …


Monte Cristo Sandwich Recipe

"A quick and easy sandwich with ham, turkey and swiss slices, dipped in an egg/milk mixture and fried to a golden brown. A hot alternative to the …


20 Lentil Recipes to Make for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Ah, lentils: It was love at first taste. With all that protein and fiber (not to mention folate, iron and vitamin B), we’d eat you for every meal if …

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These cherry pies are buttery, crispy and tart — and they fit in the palm of your hand

Food memories are funny. While I remember distinctly the very first time I tasted a fried pie, I find I can’t really recall its flavor, texture or any particulars. More, I remember my brain darn near exploding with the idea that a pie <i>could</i> be fried. And it was with that fuzzy recollection that I …


11 Vegan Cookout Recipes for a Meat-Free BBQ

While the Fourth of July means something a little different to each of us, there’s one thing we all celebrate with equal vigor: the food. There’s …


59 Simple 3-Ingredient Recipes

Small Bites<p><b>Grilled Spiced Chicken Wings</b><br>Give chicken wings an unexpected twist with seafood seasoning and a creamy ranch dipping sauce.<p><b>Get the recipe:</b> …


The Working Girl Detox

Illustrations by Annalena Aron<p>We’re total health nuts at goop, true, but we’re also pragmatists—and many of us (like you) are really busy. While an …


5 Ways To Incorporate Celery Into Your Diet

Celery is not only for rabbits.<p>June 23, 2018<p>Celery is one of the many underrated vegetables that is not enjoyed enough on a daily basis. There is a …

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Week of Healthy Meal Prep: June 25-29

Each week, we’re bringing you 5 weeknight recipes you can make in 45 minutes or less. To make it even easier, we’re helping you meal prep! Sign up …


Contest-Winning Broccoli Chicken Casserole | Taste of Home

Follow along as we show you how to make these fantastic recipes from our archive.


Old-Fashioned Chicken Salad Recipe

This old-fashioned recipe harkens back to our great-grandmother's day when a well-seasoned mix of chopped chicken and celery were bound together with …


Crunchy Chicken & Mango Salad

From: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2018<p>This Asian-inspired dinner salad has terrific crunch, thanks to sugar snap peas and napa cabbage. Give the …

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3 Mason Jar Meals That Make Lunchtime So Much Easier

Sick of your usual lunch routine? Switch it up with these mason jar creations, which include a riff on ramen noodles (they cook right in the jar!) …

5 must-try burger toppers

Summer may be winding down, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still discover news ways to enjoy a juicy burger hot off the grill. Check out these easy to prepare toppings that are low in calories, big on flavor, and packed with healthy vitamins, minerals, fiber and protein.<p><b>Sriracha Greek Yogurt and</b> …


Broccoli Slaw with Roasted Cashews and Cranberries Recipe

Your life may just forever be changed once you add broccoli to your coleslaw.<p>Servings: 8<p>Prep: 20 minutes<p>Total: 25 minutes<p>Ingredients<p><i>for the yogurt honey Dijon dressing:</i>¾ cup plain, unsweetened Greek yogurt<p>2 tablespoons Dijon mustard<p>2 tablespoons honey<p>Juice and grated zest of 1 lemon<p>1 tablespoon …


Creamy White Bean Soup with Smoked Ham Hocks

Creamy, starchy, and filling, this hearty, rustic soup is the epitome of comfort. And convenient: Beans go in dry--no need to soak.


You’d Never Guess This Chickpea Cookie Dough Is Healthy

Where has this 'bean' all our lives?<p>We’ve heard about dessert hummus and edible, egg-free cookie dough. And thanks to one blogger, these two examples …


Everything You Need To Know To Perfectly Cook Steak

There's more than one way to achieve perfection.<p>Steak is the champion of meats. He's big and he's proud and he want to be cooked correctly because …


17 No-Knead Skillet Bread Recipes Anyone Can Make

Truth: You can have fresh, crusty bread in your house every day (and we’re not talking about a loaf from Whole Foods). These no-knead skillet bread …


8 Fruit Smoothie Ingredients That Won't Spike Your Blood Sugar

Need a smoothie fix but would rather skip the excess sugar? These nutritionist-recommended ingredients should be your go-tos.<p>They pack tons of nutrition into a small transportable cup, and often, they taste more like a dessert than a healthy snack or meal, but smoothies aren’t without their faults. …


Garlic-Ginger Cucumbers

Cucumbers contain an antioxidant that supports brain health, and inflammation-fighting ginger helps with digestion. Here, they're dressed with rice vinegar and soy sauce, then finished with toasted sesame seeds and spicy chili oil.


How to Slow Cook These 4 Cuts of Beef into Tender Perfection

Perhaps you feel pretty good about cooking ground beef, but those larger cuts can straight up inspire fear. How can you cook a big brisket without making it taste like bark? Well, thanks to your slow cooker, you have the luxury of going to yoga class, book club, and work AND successfully cooking …


Smoky Brisket With Peppers and Onions

Don't want to spend a hot summer day tending to the smoker? Call on your slow cooker to work its magic.<p>Slow-cooking tougher cuts of meat, like a …


How to Season a Cast Iron Skillet

Find step-by-step instructions for how to season a cast iron skillet and how to clean a cast iron skillet.<p>Keeping tools in top shape keeps ’em at the …

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Crispy Garlic-Parmesan Chicken

Enjoy this cheesy chicken dinner in 30 minutes baked using Progresso™ Recipe Starters™ basil cooking sauce and Progresso® bread crumbs.


16 Healthy Side Dishes That Are so Good They Will Take Over Your Plate

When it comes to backyard parties, we are find ourselves often loving the side dishes and salads more than anything else offered at most barbecues. Well, we're partial to to desserts too, but remember: it's important to enjoy a nutritious meal before hitting the sweet treats. For side dishes, why …

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The 50 Best Dinner Ideas for Stressed-Out People

Whether you’re always running a mile a minute or are just having a rough week, it’s time to slow down, take a deep breath and whatever you do, don’t …


This May Be the Easiest Fruit Salad You'll Make This Summer

(Image credit: Ryan Dausch | Kitchn)<p>One of the greatest things about summer eating is its simplicity. Just grab a peach or a handful of berries and …

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15 Clean-Eating Chicken Recipes to Make for Dinner Tonight

There’s no quicker, easier or healthier protein than chicken. But grilled chicken breast for the third time this week? <i>Yawn</i>. Spice things up with 15 …


Strawberry Hand Pies That'll Make You Feel Like a Kid Again

We can all agree that food around a table is the greatest conversation starter, whether at first bite or over a full bottle! And when your meal's …