Posts By: guidingstars

Spice Up Your Carrots To Go

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Salads that taste better as they sit in their juices are perfect for packing into the cooler for a roadtrip: this Thai-inspired, carrot packed delight is no exception. And with no dairy to worry about, this dish will stay food safe at warmer temperatures longer than less nutritious, mayo-dress salads.

Spice Up Your Carrots To Go

Traveling Salad

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Salads can be a great cooler option for roadtrips because they need no heat to be eaten. The trick is to avoid items that are riskier in warming coolers (like cream dressing, cheeses, eggs, or meats) and to pack them in individual containers, layered with the moistest ingredients on the bottom. This salad is a perfect recipe to layer into jars for on-the-road, better-for-you eating. Pack the roasted chickpeas separately for maximum crunch.

Traveling Salad

Put Your Best Fish Forward

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Americans, in general, could stand to eat a bit more fish. Packed full of nutrients that are great for your brain (and overall health), it’s a smart choice for any time of the year, but especially for summer, when the fresh options are even better. These recipes will help the fish-wary explore and try incredible flavors that will persuade you: fish can be a nutritious delight on any budget.

Put Your Best Fish Forward

Fish Chowder With a Splash of Wow!

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Fish chowder can easily become one of those routine, boring dishes that doesn’t change much from one generation to another. Put a stop to that now with this shining star of a West Coast-style tomato-based chowder. Any firm, white fish will play beautifully with the lovely sauce and the fresh vegetables. Enjoy.

Fish Chowder With a Splash of Wow!

Fish Over Couscous

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Salmon is hard to go wrong with, of course, but what really makes this dish special is the method used to infuse the couscous with powerful flavor. The pairing is brought together with a delightful and fresh yogurt sauce.

Fish Over Couscous

Seaside Pasta Salad

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Pasta salad is a classic light meal to enjoy in the high heat of summer as the breezes waft off the ocean to keep you cool on the scorching sand. Adding salmon and young asparagus is the perfect way to make the dish deliciously seasonal.

Seaside Pasta Salad

Fresh Fish, Fresh Rhubarb

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The season for rhubarb always seems to come and go in a flash, so while it’s here and fresh, pick some up and put it to work in these amazing tacos. The characteristic tartness of rhubarb is a perfect base for a salsa that absolutely sings in combination with good, fresh fish.

Fresh Fish, Fresh Rhubarb