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What to Make This Week

By Megan Myers, May 17, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

The school year is winding down, but that doesn’t mean the need for fast and flavorful dinners stops. Drawing on inspiration from the season as well as old classics, we’ve done the work of meal planning for you so you can get a good meal on the table.

Grilled Pork and Veggie Pinwheel

Grilled Pork and Veggie PinwheelGluten Free


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Vegan Foods That Celebrate Summer

By Elizabeth Leader Smith, May 15, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Elizabeth Leader Smith

Beyond Meat Beast Burgers

Summer celebrations often include platters of grilled meats, tiered cakes, ice cream treats, bowls of chips and dips, and heaping helpings of potato salad. While these seasonal classics are delightful, they’re not a longed-for sight if you’re vegan.

Whether you’re vegan and want to bring your own meal to the next backyard bash or you’re hosting and hoping to set out a more welcoming table, we can help! From grilled kebobs to veggie burgers, here are delicious vegan options for your next gathering that will please every palate — vegan or not.


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How Much Do You Really Know About Sunscreen?

By Jody Villecco, May 15, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Jody Villecco



Spending time outdoors in the sun can be nourishing on many levels, yet at the same time, we know that the sun is a source of UV radiation that has been linked to skin cancer, cataracts and visible signs of aging. These can build up from continued exposure to the sun, with the severity of the effects dependent upon the timing and pattern of sun exposure, which is especially critical during childhood. UVB and UVA radiation are the two kinds of concern. UVB consists of shorter waves and is responsible for sunburn, while UVA is comprised of longer waves that can pass through glass windows and clouds to penetrate deep within the connective tissue causing skin...

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8 Ways to Make the Most of Your Grill

By Alice K. Thompson, May 14, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Alice K. Thompson

Smoky Grilled Chickpeas with Eggplant and Tomatoes

Smoky Grilled Chickpeas with Eggplant and Tomatoes

I think it’s great to head outdoors to cook dinner at the grill and be able to stay out. But having to zip back inside every few minutes to check something cooking on the stove top or reheating in the oven isn’t relaxing. Plus it’s heating up the kitchen and, at my house, giving mosquitos almost free entry and the pets multiple escape...

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Hot Value Tips for Summer Grilling

By Value Guru, May 13, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Value Guru

Grilled Sausage and Pepper Salad

Grilled Sausage and Pepper Salad

Are you fired up for backyard barbeques but fearful of your budget going up in smoke? It’s easy to get the fire going without burning a hole in your pocket.

6 Money-Saving Tips 

Whether it’s dinner for two or a backyard bash for 20, you can enjoy the season’s best flavors on a budget. Here are six of our favorite tips.

1. Maximum meat for the moolah. Look for better...

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