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If you love grilling or are just getting started, these are the 16 essentials to make sure you have

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Whether you've been grilling out in the backyard with a cold drink for the last twenty years or you're just getting started, there are a few …

Smashed Chickpea Salad Toasts

A little reminiscent of both tuna salad and egg salad, this combo of coarsely mashed chickpeas, mayo, pickles, celery, and onion is all at once …

This Meal-Prep Plan Will Set You Up For A Week Of Healthy Eats

Cook now, feast later: We're kicking off our 7-Day No-Added-Sugar Meal Plan with a smart prep routine that will make the week ahead even easier. (And tastier!)<p>In order to get the most out of the meal plan, we suggest grocery shopping and doing the prep work on a Saturday or Sunday, then starting …

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30-Minute Seafood Dinner Ideas You Should Bookmark ASAP

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This Easy Sriracha Salad Is a Crowd Favorite—Here's Why Everyone's Obsessed

Bikinis and recipes share one thing in common: Before you try them yourself, you have no idea what they're actually like. And much like the search …

11 Vegetarian Pita Fillings That Are Perfect For Packed Lunches

As a recent convert to the vegetarian lifestyle, I've found it hard not to eat the same thing for lunch every day. Despite the myriad ways to eat …

11 Recipes We Actually Tried And Loved This Month

Here’s what our editors and writers are making in their own kitchens.

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20 Healthy Breakfast Ideas in a Jar That Will Make Every A.M. Easier

Once your alarm goes off, everything else can seem like a struggle just to get out the door in the morning. A nutritious b-fast is almost impossible if you're already running low on time, but luckily these smoothies, overnight oats, and chia puddings in a jar will save you. Not only can you can …

Sweet Potato Toast With Spicy Chickpeas and Avocado Dressing Recipe

Have you jumped on the sweet potato toast bandwagon? This healthy new craze is blazing a trail on Pinterest and Instagram, and the great news is that not only is it easy to make and really good for you, but totally delicious as well! Sweet potato toast can actually be made in your toaster, but this …

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Vegan Black Bean Tamales Recipe - Chowhound

Tip<p>How to Freeze Beans<p>Cooked beans can easily be placed into pre-portioned freezer bags for easy storage. Be sure to date the plastic bags with a …

Andrew Zimmern's Game Day Crab Dip Will Be Gone Before the First Touchdown

<i>This football season, we’ve partnered with Taste of the NFL and their favorite tailgating experts to share great game-day recipes for an even greater</i> …

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Breakfast Sandwiches That Make Us Wonder Why We Ever Eat Anything Else

These are glorious.<p>We’re just going to say it: breakfast is the best meal of the day. With options like pancakes and eggs Benedict, it’s hard to argue otherwise. And we haven’t even mentioned breakfast sandwiches, which take this morning meal to a whole other level.<p>The thing that’s so great about …

Coconut pancakes with rum-roasted pineapple

SERVES<p>2<p>INGREDIENTS<p><b>For the pancake mix:</b><p>125g self-raising flour<br>• Pinch of sea salt flakes<br>• 2 eggs, separated<br>• 120ml milk<br>• 10g butter<br>• 80g desiccated coconut<p><b>For the rum-roasted pineapple:</b><p>50g dark, soft brown sugar<br>• 100g pineapple, peeled and cut into 2cm dice<br>• 50ml rum<br>• 20g butter<br>• 4-5 fresh mint leaves, finely …

A frittata made even easier — and tastier, thanks to Middle Eastern flavors

By Joe Yonan<p>Joe Yonan<p>Food and dining editor<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Thank goodness for the frittata. Along with the chopped salad, the pasta bowl, the soup and the taco, this egg dish represents one of my go-to strategies for showcasing vegetables — and sometimes leftovers — in a new, but still quick,</i> …

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These Twice-Baked Avocado Potatoes Are Just As Delicious As They Look

<i>This recipe from registered dietitians Willow Jarosh and Stephanie Clarke’s new</i> <i>Healthy, Happy Pregnancy Cookbook can help relieve pregnancy-related</i> …

7 Killer Iced Coffee Drinks You'll Definitely Want to Try at Home

Time to say bye to the same old overpriced cup from the corner coffee chain.<p>Are you over those flimsy plastic cups filled with cold, bland coffee …

9 top ways to enjoy summer tomatoes. No contest.

By Bonnie S. Benwick<p>Bonnie S. Benwick<p>Deputy Food editor and recipe editor<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Our annual Top Tomato contest is on hiatus this year, so we rounded up a set of delicious tomato recipes for you instead. Find previous winners here and here, check out some of our favorite tomato dishes from …

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These Breakfast Taco Recipes Are Life's Reward For Getting Out Of Bed

Mornings have never looked so good.<p>The fastest way to make any morning better — even Monday mornings — is breakfast tacos.<p>Breakfast tacos offer everything that is beloved about the taco. It has the tortilla, it gives you a reason to eat even more guacamole than you already do, and it offers the …

200+ Healthy Recipes For Every Meal of the Day

It's tough staying healthy when you're eating the same boring bowl of oatmeal or lifeless salad day after day. Add a little much-needed pizzazz to …

Beat the Morning Meal Blues with Breakfast Bowls

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Breakfast in a bowl: It’s an easy weekday morning classic, but it doesn’t always have to consist of …

You'll Eat Breakfast Every Day (and Look Forward to It) Thanks to These Frittata Recipes

A frittata is hands down one of the best ways to cook eggs. The one-pan dish is quick, easy, and the ultimate blank canvas — you can put just about anything in it, and it'll be good. Put your cast-iron skillet to good use with any of these tasty frittata recipes, from cheesy to protein-packed. If …

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This Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Will Make You a Dinner Hero

This is tender, juicy, delicious, and versatile pulled pork prepared in a slow cooker — not barbecue. If you compare this to hickory-smoked, …

9 Kick-Ass Curries That Are Way Easier Than You Think

If you’re on the hunt for one-pot meals that feed a crowd—or want to stretch your cooking efforts into leftovers that last for days—curries are where …

One-Pot Italian Chicken & Quinoa Recipe

One-Pot Italian Chicken & Quinoa Recipe<p>Prep time<p>10 mins<p>Cook time<p>40 mins<p>Total time<p>50 mins<p>In this easy recipe, Italian flavored chicken, quinoa and …

7 Perfect Summer Dinners To Make On A Weeknight

Back to the grind.

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Beer Can Cabbage Is the Ultimate Grilled Vegetable

Beer can chicken is a grilling season staple, but now there’s a new beer-steamed entree in town, and it is the hearty cabbage. Sure, it’s a great …

10 Meatless Favorites That Will Knock the Socks Off Your Meat-Loving Pals!

Being the lone vegan in a family or friend group of meat-and-dairy-loving people can get rough, especially when planning potlucks and gatherings …

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