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The best smoothie recipes are satisfying AND healthy.  Grapes, lemons and a hint of parsley make this a simple smoothie recipe you can make any time of year but it’s so, so good when it’s hot outside.  The Blender Girl whipped up this summer drink to keep us cooled down and quench a thirst.   [...]

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Homemade Watermelon Mint Popsicle Recipe

There are only 3 simple steps to making your own healthy frozen popsicles. Puree fresh fruit Pour into molds Freeze The variations are limitless and it’s easy to customize to your family’s personal tastes. Better yet, let everyone mix up their own flavors. Summer days mean kids wandering from fridge to pantry and back again [...]

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The Fresh 20 Summer Produce

Summer is our favorite time of year to take advantage of the freshest seasonal fruits and vegetables that are bursting with flavor.  Here’s our top 20 list of the best fruits and vegetables for the summer season, including ripe tomatoes, juicy peaches and sweet corn.  It’s a fresh guide to summer produce to help you [...]

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I like to keep things as fresh as possible and this no sugar margarita is a great way to celebrate without the overly sweet store bought mix.  This weekend is Cinco de Mayo, a celebration of Mexico’s underdog defeat of the powerful French army in 1862 and a reminder for some of just how many [...]

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Beef Nachos are one of life's greatest comfort foods.  Simple to make, a healthy nacho platter you can feel proud about serving on Super Bowl Sunday or anytime you want to entertain a hungry crowd. Festive gatherings are just as much about food as they are about the game.  I’ve taken control of my health [...]

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