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Shrimp & Simplicity

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Enjoying fresh seafood for dinner doesn’t have to be complicated. Build the salad with vegetables from your CSA or farmers’ market for a local, fresh boost of nutritious goodness. Have a little time? Why not try making your own sauce for the pasta from those fresh-from-the-vine tomatoes sitting on your counter?

Shrimp & Simplicity

A Swimmingly Good Sandwich

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Do you love a bit of creamy dressing on your sandwich? You’ll love the solution this recipe offers: cut your mayo with avocado for a flavorful alternative that brings better nutrition to the table. The recipe calls for salmon, but it would be great with trout too. You’ll love the way the spicy fish works with the avo-mayo and crusty rolls.

A Swimmingly Good Sandwich

Fish for the Grill

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Enjoy fresh fish from your local seafood supplier with the freshest veggies from your CSA in these simple fish packets – they’ll cook up nicely on the grill if you’re hosting a cookout! For flavor variation, consider adding a bit of pesto.

Fish for the Grill

Fresh and Al Fresco

by in Recipe Roundup

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Take a deep breath, savor the fresh air, and grab your sunscreen and old blankets – it’s picnic season! Whether you’re up for a hot afternoon on the beach or a breezy morning by the lake, we’re got a fantastic roundup of fresh and nutrition-packed ideas for enjoying your summer eating to the fullest.

Fresh and Al Fresco

Crostini To Go

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This fresh and simple crostini recipe is a well-balanced snack that provides you with a little protein, some whole grain and fresh fruit. Don’t feel like you have to wait for the next time you want fancy crudites to enjoy it! Keep a batch of the topping in your fridge and bring along a portion with a baggy of the bread slices for dipping on the run.

Crostini To Go

Snack Healthy: Mini-Meal Chart

by in Healthy Tips

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The days of three square meals may be a thing of the past. Busy daily schedules, limited time for cooking and the ever increasing popularity of smoothies, juices, protein bars, power bowls and the like are packing many nutrients into quick, on-the-go options. Bigger than snacks, these “mini meals” nourish us throughout the day and have the potential to work together to satisfy our nutrient needs.

Snack Healthy: Mini-Meal Chart

Beets Al Fresco

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While the recipe calls for heating this sandwich up a bit, it’s also excellent cold, which makes it a great addition to your picnic rotation. Not only that, but if you struggle to find delicious vegetarian sandwich options, this is one recipe you’ll definitely want to try.

Beets Al Fresco