Summer Recipes: Cool Off With Watermelon-Arugula Salad

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It's hot outside, y'all. We finally broke down and turned on the air conditioning for the first time this summer, meaning our stove is on vacation until the crisp air of autumn returns. I'm not complaining about my lack of stove burners, mind you. …
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The Perfect Healthy Summer Snack

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Salads and I go together like peas and carrots. Or peanut butter and jelly. Or chocolate-chip cookies and milk. Or steak and red wine. Or really any other epic food pairing. But lately, my love affair with salads has dried up a bit. I'm not sure …
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Grow Sweet Basil and Make Avocado Basil Pesto!

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Few endeavors are as rewarding as gardening. It provides exercise and a reason to get outdoors --- not to mention gardening has been proven to help folks de-stress, teaches patience and provides better sleep; it saves money on the food bill, plus it …
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The Flower You Can Grow — and Eat

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Edible landscapes are all the rage. Planting garden veggies amongst the shrubbery is a smart utilization of tight space and an easy way to cut back on the grocery bill. Done right, it looks every bit as pleasing as a strictly ornamental landscape; …
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A Healthy Burger for Your Barbecue

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We're never one to feel guilty about eating anything, but this weekend does kind of kick off the unofficial start of summer, which also unofficially kicks off the start of barbecue season. Which means there will be burgers and brats and grill-outs …
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A Picnic Classic: French Potato Salad

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It’s the time of the year to dust off those wicker baskets and head to the great outdoors for our eats! It’s picnic season and today’s lesson will be on that picnic classic: potato salad. As always, there are a variety of ways to prepare this …
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