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Melon Crostini 2 Ways

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This light, sweet crostini makes the perfect summer appetizer! Base Ingredients 1 baguette, thinly sliced Ricotta or chèvre Fresh mint or basil, for garnish (optional) Watermelon Crostini BASE INGREDIENTS, PLUS: 2 1/2 cups of fresh seedless watermelon, small-diced 1 cup balsamic vinegar 2 Tbsp. honey INSTRUCTIONS: In a saucepan, mix…

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Perfect Summer Kabobs

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With grilling season in full force, kabobs are a fun and easy way to prepare a complete meal on the grill. You can customize these quick and flavorful recipes with your favorite vegetables, meats and fruits. For best results, coat your grill with high-heat cooking oil. All recipes serve 4. …

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Recipe Collection: Budget Cooking Class Series

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If budgeting and meal-planning are two of your 2021 goals, look no further than this list of tasty, nutritious and budget-friendly recipes. Each was featured as part of our monthly Budget Cooking class series, where we teach participants how to make a meal that feeds four people for…

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Plant-Based Lunch

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We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite vegan products and recipes to help you pack the perfect plant-based meal to enjoy outdoors! Main Dish: Bitchin’ Veggie Wrap Ingredients:  1 whole wheat tortilla Bitchin’ Sauce 1 cup microgreens 1–2 radishes, sliced ½ cucumber, sliced…

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Budget-friendly Meals

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As we hunker down to help limit the spread of COVID-19, now is the perfect time to focus on making home cooked meals using some of those pantry staples you’ve stocked up on. Check out the recipes below for easy mealtime solutions using bulk, canned and frozen favorites, including beans,…

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Winter Soup Swap

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Break up the long winter by hosting a cozy event – a soup swap! It’s a simple way to gather friends together and stock your freezers with soup to warm you throughout the season. Ask each guest to bring four containers of soup (we recommend quart canning jars), an extra…

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Celebrate Family Meals Month

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September is Family Meals Month, a movement to raise awareness of the physical, social, and mental health benefits of eating frequent family meals. Research has demonstrated that family mealtime, when children, parents, and extended family engage in conversation, results in a wealth of positive benefits. Family…

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DIY Fermented Veggies

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Make summer vegetables last all year long by fermenting them! Fermented foods go through a process of lacto-fermentation, meaning natural bacteria convert the sugars and starches in food to create lactic acid. There are many wonderful benefits of eating fermented foods, especially the nutritional ones provided by probiotics that develop…

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Green Sauces from the Garden

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Summer offers a great chance to make your own fresh, flavorful, homemade condiments. These simple green sauces perfectly complement the smoky taste of grilled fish, meats, and charred vegetables. For ultimate flavor and freshness, try growing your own herbs to use in the following recipes. Aji Verde Vegetarian  |  Makes…

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