Coconut Mango Smoothie

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Mango and coconut water bring a fresh, tropical flavor to this filling green smoothie. Chia seeds provide body. Almonds provide protein. It will fill you up and cool you down.

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Red, White & Blue Salad

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America’s Independence Day coincides with the peak of fresh berry season, making this salad the perfect choice to celebrate the 4th of July.

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Layered Taco Dip

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Refried beans and yogurt form the base for this lightly spicy layered dip. Enjoy with fresh cut veggies or tortilla chips that earn Guiding Stars.

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Sesame Ginger Coleslaw

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If you want great flavor in your summer sides, reach for this recipe the next time you’re looking for a unique slaw for your cookout! Pair it with grilled fish or use it to top your favorite veggie burger.

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Apple Slaw

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This coleslaw is a minor variation on the classic theme, adding apples for their sweet-tart crunch, ginger for some light heat and bold flavor, and soy sauce for umami.

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Chai “Nice” Cream

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Do you love the flavor of chai? The spices in this banana-based “nice” cream mimic the flavors of the classic tea treat. Almond butter adds a lovely nutty depth and honey just a smidge of sweetness for a well-balanced light dessert. Tip: Banana-based ice creams are best eaten fresh. They go hard if left in […]

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Blueberry-Basil Tea Spritzer

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Tea is an excellent base for a refreshing summer spritzer. Fruit, herbs, and seltzer bring sweetness and depth of flavor and can be experimented with for a drink you’ll have fun playing with for party after party.

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Chia Seed Jam

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Chia seeds help provide extra gelling power that most jams rely on boiled sugar to achieve. This easy approach to jam values the flavor of the fruit over the sweetness for a topping you’ll love on toast, stirred into hot cereal, or paired with your favorite nut butter in a sandwich.

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