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Affordable Fruit Desserts

By Value Guru, July 1, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Value Guru

Tart cherries. Juicy peaches. Sweet strawberries. Pick peak-season fruit for that sweet spot where flavor and affordability live. 

Here are a few of our favorite fruit-based desserts that you can’t afford to miss, like that Gluten-Free Grilled Stone Fruit Trifle below that’s only $1.65 per serving! How sweet is that?

No-Cook Cherry Vanilla Pudding with Lemon Wafers
No-Cook Cherry Vanilla Pudding with Lemon Wafers

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There’s Plastic on Your Face… and it’s Washing Down the Drain

By Lia Colabello , June 30, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Lia Colabello

The 5 Gyres Institute conducts research and communicates about the global impact of plastic pollution in the world’s oceans. Lia Colabello, who heads development and community engagement of 5 Gyres, shares more about their mission in this blog post.

Microbeads

Every morning, millions of people unwittingly flush billions of tiny, plastic beads down the drain and into our water systems. How? Simply by washing their face!

Many facial cleansers, scrubs, peels and body washes use plastic microbeads to exfoliate the old skin and bring on the new, more youthful “you.” Looking good is a good thing, so...

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Potato Salad For Celebrations

By Alana Sugar, June 30, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Alana Sugar

Grilled Potato Salad
Grilled Potato Salad

Every year my friends throw a big potluck backyard barbecue that always has a theme. This year, it’s Mediterranean. I was asked to bring potato salad and decided upon this wonderfully crunchy Vegan Potato Salad with Celery and Arugula that is made with a vegan mayo-and-cider vinegar dressing.

Although traditional potato salad, like this great...

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Flavor Crusaders

By Elizabeth Smith, June 29, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Elizabeth Smith

Special Sauce for Burgers and Sandwiches
Special Sauce for Burgers and Sandwiches

Sriracha is hot hot hot and is having its moment in the spotlight, but don’t overlook the potential of our old pals ketchup, mustard and mayo. Remember them? Sure this trio is a barbecue necessity, but they can do so much more than that.

With a little creativity, ketchup, mustard or mayo and other ingredients you likely have on-hand, you can make homemade sauces, dressings, marinades and glazes....

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What to Make This Week

By Megan Myers, June 29, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

Cooking a good meal at home doesn’t have to be difficult, especially when we’ve taken all the guesswork out of meal planning for you. Make these recipes for the entrée or to round out your main dishes this week!

Caprese Couscous
Caprese CouscousVegetarian

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