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Bean Salad (Blue Runner)

Blue Runner Bean Salad

Make this two-bean salad on Sunday and fill lunch boxes all week long. Storing in the refrigerator allows the beans to marinate and the flavors to blend. Makes a great side dish or stand-alone lunch, snack or appetizer. 

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Collard greens and bacon on a red plate with apples and a water pitcher in the background.

Emeril’s Collard Greens

In Essential Emeril, the famous chef says his mother never needed to nag him to eat his vegetables. In fact, his first “food memory” was picking vegetables in his family’s garden.

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Plate full of healthy exotic fruits slices, from above on wooden table

Tropical Fruit Salad

For a lot of folks, fruit salad conjures images of apple, banana and orange chunks swimming in heavy syrup at a Thanksgiving Day banquet. That old standard may have its charms, but if you want to eat clean and add color and nutrition to your diet, savor sweet and tart flavors of the tropics with […]

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SOuthwestern Chicken

Crockpot Southwestern Chicken

Since it’s too hot in the kitchen to cook, this Holly Clegg recipe is perfect for days when you’d rather be by the pool or at the ball field. (Ironically, this dish does not come from Clegg’s Too Hot in the Kitchen cookbook but rather her Kitchen 101 staple.) Clegg advises using crockpot liners so […]

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Homemade Mango salsa served in a wooden plate top view

Fresh Mango Salsa

Summer is for dining al fresco and eating fresh produce. Recipes with five or fewer raw ingredients, like this zesty salsa, take you out of the hot kitchen and allow more time for porch or patio parties. Enjoy!

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