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Before You Fire Up The Grill For Fathers Day

Grilling adds a unique depth of flavor to food, allows you to catch some vitamin D if you’re outside, and helps decrease the AC bill at the end of the month. What’s not to love?! So brush off the gril...

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Grilled Zucchini With Goat Cheese, Basil, & Honey

Have a little space on the grill to throw on a side dish? Grill up some summer produce to add color and fiber to your plate. With the toppings, it’s sure to elevate your dinner!

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Grilled Shrimp Tacos

Tacos are a staple for us here in texas and adding fun twists are always a must. Especially when they come in the form of time-saving hacks

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Easy Summer White Bean Salad

Bean salads are all the rage right now and for a good reason. Beans deliver a great nutrition profile and they are not only convenient but a great price! This salad has not lack of flavor and will sur...

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Grilled Prosciutto, Arugula and Burrata Flatbread

Grilled Prosciutto, Arugula and Burrata Flatbread

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Spanish Pisto

Spanish Pisto

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Chimichurri

Chimichurri

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Cherry Sage Sangria

Cherry Sage Sangria

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Quick Shrimp Tostadas

Get yourself in the festive spirits with this quick and easy lunch or dinner grab.

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Quick Mother's Day Brunch

Mother's day is just about here and if you don’t have plans just yet it’s time to fuel up on the good stuff we’ve got the perfect low-prep plan for you to pull it off.

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BBQ Chicken Ranch Pasta Salad

This quick BBQ chicken ranch pasta salad is perfect for your memorial day celebration with the BBQ flavor flowing over but still being light and bright.

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Blackberry Melon Basil Salad

This melon, blackberry and basil salad is a crowd-pleaser for every table this summer. From light bites, girls nights, or served as skewers, even backyard BBQs it’s sure to wow.

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Lighter Grinder Salad

This viral salad has so many spins and we’re here with our twist on it. You can enjoy this in salad form or in a wrap!

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Watermelon Granitas

Serves 4 to 6

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Lobster Elote

Serves 8-10

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Family Style Crème Brûlée

Serves 6 to 10

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BENEFITS OF SEAFOOD IN THE DIET

BY: TAYLOR SUTTON, MS, RDN, LD

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SALMON WITH CREAMY LEMON-DILL SAUCE

There’s nothing better than the smell of a creamy seafood dish mingling with the chatter that comes with good company. Recreate this salmon recipe when you have a craving for Mediterranean-style bliss...

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MANGO SALMON AND COCONUT RICE

Send your taste buds on a tropical vacation with this omega-3-packed salmon and coconut rice bowl. It’s fast and flavorful, leaving you happy and nourished.

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AIR FRYER SALMON WITH SPINACH AND LENTILS

From prep to on the table these 3 ingredients, along with a few additional spices, takes 15 minutes total time. Sign us up for this one a week for sure!

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MINI SALMON BURGERS

Get your recommended weekly seafood in with this flavorful recipe. Sliders are an excellent way to get more indulgent food into the correct portion to enjoy. What You Need 1 lb. Fresh Salmon, boneless...

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BLT Dip

This blt dip is a vibe! It’s perfect for spring and summer hosting and a big winner with all ages.

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Harissa Halibut

Harissa Halibut

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Asparagus Radish Salad

Asparagus Radish Salad

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Sustainability Tips

Earth Day is almost here and according to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the average American produced around 4.9 pounds of waste per day in 2018, which is around 1,789 pounds a year. N...

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Mothers Day Must-Haves

Flowers

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Italian Caprese Orzo Pasta

This orzo pasta salad is an easy side dish or light lunch for our friends across the pond.

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Mushroom Sloppy Joe Bowl

Give it up for the plants! With March being National Nutrition Month it’s easy for us to be pushing more plants in the diet and this classic recipe is the perfect one to do it with. With the varieties...

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Freezer Finds for National Frozen Foods Month

Not only is March National Nutrition Month but it is also National Frozen Foods Month! Did you know that the process we have today was conceptualized by Clarence Birdseye in 1924? So in reality, we ha...

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Simple Kale & Cabbage Salad

If you didn’t wear your green, be sure to eat it up this St. Patrick's Day. This recipe is so quick and simple! It’s easy to prep a few days out for dinner, or as meal prep and can be paired with chic...

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Beef Bulgogi Bowls With Shishito Peppers

It’s National Nutrition Month and it’s time to kick up the flavor with this 30 minute meal! The star of the show is shishito peppers and did you know that 1 in 10 are spicy? So while the dish has some...

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Basic Tomato Sauce Preliminary

Basic Tomato Sauce

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Garlic-Herbed Pork Shoulder Roast

Garlic-Herbed Pork Shoulder Roast

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Pork Tenderloin Stir Fry

Pork Tenderloin Stir Fry

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Strawberry Napoleons

Strawberry Napoleons

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BLUEBERRY WALNUT OVERNIGHT OATS

Keeping kids on a schedule during the summer can be a challenge especially when you throw in more meals that need to be cooked on your end if you leaned on the national school lunch program during the...

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Slow Cooker Texas Chili

Slow Cooker Texas Chili

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Caci e Pepe Zucchini Bucatini

Cacio e Pepe Zucchini Bucatini

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Butter Seared Scallops with Shallots and Herb

Butter Seared Scallops with Shallots and Herbs

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Braised Carrots with Parmesan

Braised Carrots with Parmesan

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Baked Chicken and Lemon Asparagus Rice

Baked Chicken and Lemon Asparagus Rice

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Seared Tuna and Hummus Lettuce Wraps

Seared Tuna and Hummus Lettuce Wraps

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Sheet Pan Snapper and Carrots

Sheet Pan Spicy Tahini Snapper and Carrots

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Strawberry Pancakes

Strawberry Pancakes

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Heart Your Cart With These Grocery Tips

February is Heart Health Month, which means bringing awareness to the different ways that everyone can become more conscious of their cardiovascular health. One area that might be most confusing is “h...

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Italian Wedding Soup

Italian Wedding Soup is a classic and with a few chilly temperatures still hanging around we’re here with a lightened up version. The homemade turkey meatballs really make this dish but if you’re shor...

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Easy Kids Valentines Snack Plate

To make this snack plate you’ll need to grab naturally sweet treats that are in the red/pink color scheme in the produce section. This snack is excellent for an after school snack or a dessert plate t...

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Put Me In Coach Swaps

You’ve probably been tailgating or home gating all season long and while some games may have taken a backseat for hosting we’re finally up to the pinnacle of games where people are gathering together ...

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Winter Fruit Salad

This “salad” is excellent as a side to your morning eggs, added on to your salad for more produce and fun bright flavors or even topped with a little whipped cream for an after dinner sweet treat.

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Turkey Sausage Carbonara

It’s a new year and pasta is still one of our favorite foods! Portion size is key to look at here so be sure to enjoy this with a side of veggies and start with a salad. We’ve lightened it up on fat a...

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Pork Taco Salad

Pork might seem intimidating to cook but we’ve got you covered. We will cook until the internal temperature reaches 145 degrees and then let it rest to make sure we lock in the juices! It’s an easy wa...

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Chicken Zucchini Enchiladas

These enchiladas are sure to be a weeknight hit and great as lunch the next day.

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Weeknight Eggplant Pizza

Who doesn’t love a more veggie-based alternative? Using eggplant is not a true crust replacement but it sure is tasty. Serve with a bagged salad and you’ve got a veggie filled dinner that is sure to p...

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Exercise Myths Busted

There is so much information out there surrounding food and nutrition and with it being the new year it’s at the height of saturation. As Registered Dietitians we are here to help nourish you with evi...

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Quick Tuna Melts

Who doesn’t love a no-cook dinner? Well, almost no cook as we just wanted a slight toastiness to this dish. It’s a spin on a true classic, easy on the wallet and jam packed with flavor sure to be a hi...

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Bagged Salad Kit Wraps

5 ingredient quick dinners are a win. This no cook weeknight dinner is a win for flavor and drizzling the sauce packet on top is the key

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There's An App For That

Need a date? There’s an app for that. Need a meal delivered? There’s an app for that. Need a workout? There’s an app for that. Our phones are becoming more than just talking and texting and we love it...

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Rest and Recovery

Rest and recovery are important human needs that are typically prescribed by healthcare professionals to aid in the healing process of injuries, ailments, and stress (1). In terms of mental and emotio...

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Chicken Basil Pear Salad With a Lemon Honey Dressing

This easy salad and light lemony dressing as we look forward to summer flavors while still living in the chilly season.

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Hot Cocoa Ice Cream

Serves 4

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Fondue

Author note: For a traditional fondue, you will need a fondue bowl set that uses fire or electricity to warm the fondue bowl. For this recipe, I make the fondue in a saucepan and then pour the cheese ...

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Reverse Sear Dry Aged Steak with Herbed Butter

Serves 4 to 8

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Skillet Pork Chops and Arugula Parmesan Couscous

Servings 4

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Immune Supporting Vitamins

In today's fast-paced world, maintaining a robust immune system is more important than ever. The immune system is our body's natural defense against infections, diseases, and other health threats. A b...

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Pomegranate Clusters

Pomegranates are in full swing right not and there are so many applications from adding them to salads, throwing them in spritzers or mocktails. Since we are in full holiday mode we love something swe...

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Cast-Iron French Onion Chicken

This one pan wonder is very hardy and satisfying. Pair it with crusty bread and maybe a bag of frozen green beans and you’re in for a treat. Grab just 5 ingredients and get your entree going!

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Lighter Lasagna Soup

Soup season is in full swing and this lightened up version is sure to grace your table many times after giving it a shot.

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Fresh Focus on Persimmon

Persimmons come in so many different varieties which lend themselves to slightly different colors and flavors but rest assured it will always be one of my favorite fall/winter favorites. With its shor...

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Herbed Croissant Dressing

Serves 10 to 12

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Smoked Salmon Dip

servings vary

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Sparkling Rosé Whiskey

makes 1 drink

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Dark Chocolate Espresso Panna Cotta Recipe Blog

Dark Chocolate Espresso Panna Cotta

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Sous Vide Turkey and Gravy Blog

Sous Vide Turkey and Sage Gravy

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Slow Cooker Ropa Vieja Stew

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Sheet Pan Gnocchi Amatriciana

Author note: Parmesan cheese can be substituted for Pecorino Romano.

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Pumpkin Trifle

Serves 10-12

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Halloween Chocolate Bar Blondies

makes approximately 16 blondies

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Halloween Adult Punch

Adult Halloween “Punch”

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Egg Drop Soup

Serves 4

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Curtido

Pickled Cabbage and Carrot Coleslaw (Curtido)

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Sausage, Cheese, and Pickle Platter

Serves 6 to 8

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Shrimp in Chipotle Sauce

Serves 4

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Smoked Pork Shoulder

Author note: This recipe is for a bone-in pork shoulder. If you end up with a boneless pork shoulder, the smoke time will be less. Pork shoulder can also be called “pork butt,” so don’t be confused as...

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Sesame Ginger Okra

Author note: Sesame oil is a bold flavor. A little goes a long way. This recipe calls for toasted oil, which adds a nuttier flavor to the overall dish. If you prefer, feel free to use sesame oil inste...

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Instant Pot Charro Beans

Instant Pot Charro Beans

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Hatch Green Chile Chicken and Dumplings

Hatch Green Chile Chicken and Dumplings

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Champagne Watermelon

Champagne Watermelon

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Gazpachao Recipe

Rustic Gazpacho

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Hatch Green Chile Meatloaf

Hatch Green Chile Meatloaf

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Kids Pesto Pasta

Nut-Free Pesto

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Sheet Pan Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin with Potatoes

Sheet Pan Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin with Potatoes

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National diabetes month and how to eat with diabetes

November is National Diabetes Month! It’s a time when awareness and light is shed on the impact that type 2 diabetes has on millions of Americans. In Texas only, 2,694,402 people have been diagnosed w...

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Amp up your holiday cooking with these swaps!

Holiday cooking can be the most fun, yet a bit challenging when trying to create nutritious and tasty meals for you and your loved ones. Show your loved ones care by creating meals that are not only g...

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Mindful eating during the Holidays

Being mindful when eating during the holidays can be challenging especially when there are many events going on such as school and business parties, family gatherings, and more! Staying on track with ...

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Pear and Brussels Sprouts Salad

Elevate your holiday experience with this quick and easy Brussels sprouts salad. Not only does it pack a nutritional punch but it will really round out your holiday plate with its bright flavors.

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Parmesan and Herb Roasted Acorn Squash

Fall side dishes don’t need to be challenging or have a laundry list of ingredients or take forever to make. Enter in the savory side that is lightly touched with cheese and the roasted flavors of fal...

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Fall Produce Favorites

As summer fades and the air grows cooler, we find ourselves at the doorstep of autumn, a season renowned for its vibrant colors and cozy ambiance. Along with the beauty that fall brings, it gives us a...

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Allergen-Free Treats for a Spooktacular Halloween

Halloween is a time of excitement and fun, especially for kids eager to dress up in their favorite costumes and embark on a delightful candy hunt. However, for children with allergies, this holiday ca...

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Kid Friendly Halloween Night Recipe

Halloween night is a time of mystery and magic, where children use costumes to become their favorite characters and embark on a candy-filled adventure. To add an extra touch of enchantment to this spo...

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White Skull Charcuterie

Charcuteries don’t seem to be slowing down in popularity and we’re all about that life. This mostly monochromatic board houses a wide variety of options for your guests from fruit to chocolate giving ...

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Hispanic Heritage Month: Celebrating our team!

From September 15 through October 15, individuals across the United States and Hispanic countries celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. It’s a month for us to recognize, appreciate, and honor the diversi...

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Chile Relleno Recipe

Ingredients 6 poblano peppers

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Caldo de Camarones (Shrimp and Vegetable Soup) Recipe

Ingredients

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Bollitos de Papa y Elote (Potato Elote Bites) Recipe

Ingredients For the elote filling:

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Top Tips for Your Tailgating Picks

Tailgating is a super fun tradition where people come together before big events to have fun with their community. It's a time to enjoy tasty food, good company, and exciting games. If you want to hav...

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All About National Family Meals Month

September is here, school is in full swing, and everyone is missing the family time summer has to offer. Spending time with family is important for many reasons, and one of the easiest ways to spend m...

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Fall Flavors and Their Benefits

As the leaves change and the air turns crisp, fall brings a delightful array of flavors that warm our hearts and delight our taste buds. These spices and ingredients are not only delicious but also of...

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Chicken Caesar Salad Wraps

Weeknight dinners when combined with back to school can be so overwhelming. We’re here tonight with an easy dinner (and a great lunch) hack. We see so many people dividing out their plates to make sur...

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LABOR DAY - Shredded Carrot Salad

This shredded carrot salad gives us big flavors perfect for accompanying a juicy burger or rack of ribs this holiday. Load up on this fiber rich side dish for the nutritious health benefits.

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Savory Dutch Baby

Dutch baby’s elevate your pancake game to the next level and with the addition of hatch and gruyere cheese you’re going to be the house chef of the year. Trust us on this one. It’s delicious by itself...

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Hot Lunch Ideas

Cold lunches are cool and all, but nothing beats a nice hot lunch to help get you through the rest of the day. Having a hot lunch doesn’t have to be time consuming to piece together, but rather the op...

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Cold Lunch Ideas

It’s time to go back to school and you’re determined to make something other than the basic peanut butter and jelly sandwich for your kids’ lunch, but what? Mornings are already crazy enough trying to...

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BTS - Snack Ideas

When we think of snacks we usually think of chips, pretzels, and many other foods that are not nutrient dense. While those salty snacks may be convenient to keep around, they don’t provide much value ...

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BACON - BLT

Never underestimate a classic! We’re all about putting a twist on a classic and so in true fashion, we offer up a luxurious lineup of quality ingredients with this one! If your store has the bacon aio...

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Back to School - Pantry Must-Haves

Back to school is here and we’re here to help guide you on filling your pantry with nutritious and tasty foods that are perfect for your kids lunches and afterschool snacks. While this isn’t a compreh...

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Back to School - Fridge Must-Haves

Back to school is here and we’re here to help guide you on filling your fridge with nutritious and tasty foods that are perfect for kids lunches and afterschool snacks. While this isn’t a comprehensiv...

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Our fav LOCAL items

Local is one of our favorite times of the year! Texas produces some of the most flavorful items that can be used in multiple dishes and across meal times. Let us show you a few!

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National Veggie Burger Day

It’s summer grilling season, but what if it rains?! This beautifully blended veggie burger packs a powerful punch with taste and texture and it is made in the oven. With a light crust on the outside a...

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Our fav LOCAL items

Local is one of our favorite times of the year! Texas produces some of the most flavorful items that can be used in multiple dishes and across meal times. Let us show you a few!

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Summer Seasonal Produce

Texas produce takes center stage during the summer months as there are so many different types of crops being ready-to-pick! Fruits such as strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, cherries, and most m...

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Peach Pico De Gallo

Looking for a refreshing snack this summer or a garnish to your skirt steak or burger? Try our quick peach salsa recipe. Not only are peaches delicious, but they are in season. If you have peaches tha...

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Father's Day - Grilling Must Have's

Father’s Day is right around the corner and boy do we want to spoil the dads in our lives like crazy! They bring a lot to the table and we can’t wait to celebrate them with a good meal and a few of ou...

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3 Tips To Incorporate More Veggies Into Your Summer

Summertime is full of sunshine, sweet treats, and fresh fruit. But what about vegetables? Vegetables may not be sweet, but they add flavor to our dishes and provide our bodies with many nutrients. Wit...

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Happy Mother's Day

Mother’s Day is a special day to celebrate the most important woman in your life. This day is all about showing your mom how much you love and appreciate her! One of the best ways to do this is by pam...

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Ideas for the Best Mom out there!

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and it’s the perfect time to show the special woman in your life just how much you care! While there’s nothing wrong with buying a gift, sometimes it’s the hand...

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Culture Brings People Together

Culture plays a crucial role in bringing people together as it serves as a unifying force that binds individuals who share similar values, beliefs, traditions, and customs. Here are some ways in which...

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Origins of Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo, which translates to "the fifth of May," is a holiday celebrated primarily in the United States and Mexico. Many people believe that this day is Mexico's Independence Day, however, Cinco...

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Your One "Hop" Shop This Easter

Easter is a holiday filled with remembrance, celebration, and tradition. While everyone may celebrate Easter differently, we have everything you need to celebrate your way! From the adults to the kids...

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Last Minute Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

Valentine's day is just around the corner, and if you find yourself scrambling to grab last minute gifts for your loved ones this season, have no worries! All of these ideas are easy to put together, ...

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APLK: One Pan Chicken and Dirty Rice

serves 4 to 6

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Travel Tips

Traveling the word is exciting and fun, but it can also be dangerous if you don’t know the risks to look out for in various countries and regions. Here are some health and safety tips to help you avoi...

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APLK: Chocolate Caramel Icebox Cake

Author note: Have fun with this cake! The toppings can vary depending upon what is available in your pantry or what sounds good. Sprinkles, chopped nuts or crumbled chocolate wafers would also be a fu...

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Hispanic Christmas Traditions

During the holidays, Mexican cuisine offers a wide assortment of warm, cozy dishes. With a delicious blend of Spanish and Mesoamerican influences, traditional hispanic foods are sure to inspire a fest...

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Anything But Turkey

Looking to step outside tradition and shake up your holiday meal with a main dish other than turkey? Take a look at some of our favorite turkey alternatives for your Christmas celebration.

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APLK: Leftover Turkey Calzone

servings 4

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APLK: Sesame Chicken and Orzo

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Tips for Carving Pumpkins

A hand carved jack-o'-lantern is an iconic part of any front porch ready to show off its Halloween spirit. With these tips and tricks, anyone from a first timer to a pumpkin carving pro will be able t...

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APLK: Double T Wraps

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Pumpkin Varieties

With fall in full swing, there is one food that stands above the rest: pumpkin! Here are some fun facts about some of our favorites we have to offer.

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How To Throw A Tailgreat Party

Whether you are a seasoned tailgating veteran or a first timer, everyone needs a game day game plan to keep the celebration going strong. While each tailgater has their own personal preference on the ...

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Keeping Drinks Cool

Stuck with Drinks At Room Temperature? When you're celebrating on a hot day, the last thing you want to deal with is lukewarm drinks. But have no worries! We (and a little bit of science) have got you...

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Alternative Grilling Ideas

Alternative Grilling Recipes for Your Next Cookout Your friends and family will love these delicious grilling recipes! Enjoy the light and flavorful vegetables and other meat alternatives in these “cl...

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APLK: Creamy Corn with Hatch Chiles and Bacon

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APLK: July 4th Red White and Blue Cheese Fries

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APLK: Bourbon Banana Pops

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APLK: Burger Board

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APLK: Slow Cooker Mustard Pork Tenderloin & Rosemary Cannellini Beans

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APLK: Mediterranean Potatoes, Pepper and Olives

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APLK: Valentine Thumb print sugar Cookies

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APLK: Baked Lemon Dill Tilapia

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APLK: Croissant and Sausage Breakfast Casserole

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APLK: Poinsettia Punch

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APLK: Caramel Baked Apples

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APLK: Orange Whipped Cream

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APLK: Sheet Pan Breakfast Pizza

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APLK: Grilled Cheese Recipes

Recipe and images by recipe contributor, Rebecca White, of A Pleasant Little Kitchen. Visit her full blog or find out more about her here.

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APLK: Brownie Caramel Shakes

Recipe and images by recipe contributor, Rebecca White, of A Pleasant Little Kitchen. Visit her full blog or find out more about her here.

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APLK: Grilled Asian Beef Skewers

Recipe and images by recipe contributor, Rebecca White, of A Pleasant Little Kitchen. Visit her full blog or find out more about her here.

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APLK: Strawberry and Brownie Skewers with Caramel Sauce

Strawberry and Brownie Skewers with Caramel Sauce Servings vary Author note: Drizzle the caramel sauce on the skewers right before service. Feel free to add additional baked goods to the skewers. 1 16...

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APLK: Buttermilk Peppered Chicken

Buttermilk-Peppered Chicken Serves 5-7 2 cups buttermilk 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided 4 teaspoons ground black pepper, divided 5 garlic cloves, crushed 4 lbs bone-in chicken legs and thighs (a...

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APLK: Bacon Roasted Chicken and Potatoes

Recipe and images by recipe contributor, Rebecca White, of A Pleasant Little Kitchen. Visit her full blog or find out more about her here.

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Thanksgiving Desserts

Save the best for last with our favorite Thanksgiving desserts! Sure, the turkey and casseroles are grand, but any sweets-lover will tell you that gooey pies and festive sweets sure do take the cake.....

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It's All About The Sides!

What's the point of a perfectly roasted Thanksgiving turkey if you don't have a delicious arrangement of sides to accompany it!? From cranberry chutney to mashed potatoes, we're sharing our favorite T...

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Thanksgiving Turkey Tips

The Perfect Thanksgiving Turkey When it comes to your Thanksgiving feast, a perfectly seasoned, juicy turkey is a must! Whether this is your first time in the kitchen on Thanksgiving or you've done th...

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APLK: Maple-Brown Sugar Roasted Pecans

Recipe and images by recipe contributor, Rebecca White, of A Pleasant Little Kitchen. Visit her full blog or find out more about her here.

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APLK: Caramel Marshmallow Pumpkin Dip

Recipe and images by recipe contributor, Rebecca White, of A Pleasant Little Kitchen. Visit her full blog or find out more about her here.

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Top Recipes For Spooky Halloween Cookies

These tasty Halloween cookies are just dying for you to try them!

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Sink Your Teeth Into Some-FANG Sweet

Get prepared to enter the ultimate Halloween sugar coma this year! We're sharing a line up of absolutely to DIE for dessert recipes perfect for Halloween parties or a fun night in. From truffles to ca...

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Something Sweet & Spooky for the Kiddos

Whip up something sweet and spooky for the kids! In these delicious non-alcoholic mocktails, we’re holding off on the spirits and going heavy on the spooky! Make Halloween extra memorable for your kid...

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Creepy Cocktails You Have To Try This Halloween

Get in the Halloween spirits (literally!) with these creepy cocktails to celebrate all month long. We’ve searched high and low to collect these MUST TRY recipes for the best Halloween boos. Find a del...

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APLK: Smoked Salmon Dip

Recipe and images by recipe contributor, Rebecca White, of A Pleasant Little Kitchen. Visit her full blog or find out more about her here.

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Pumpkin Patch Snacks

Do the extra sugar and calories from your favorite Halloween snacks give you a fright? This festive fruit-veggie combo is just what you need to snack smart while not missing out on the spirit of the s...

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DIY Pumpkin Playdough

Pumpkin spice makes everything nice, including playdough for the littles (or for yourself, we won’t tell!).

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Different Types of Pumpkins

Pumpkin Season is here, and we have all of your favorite varieties! We’re sharing some fun facts about some of our favorite types of pumpkins!

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Fun Facts About Pumpkins

Fall is in the air and we couldn’t be more excited! We’re welcoming back all of the delicious pumpkin products and other fall flavors. Here are some fun facts about everyone’s favorite fall food:

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Different Types of Apples

Fresh fall apples are in-stores now! We’re looking forward to enjoying all of the amazing fresh apples for snacking, cooking, and baking. Read on to learn more about some of our favorite varieties.

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Tips for Virtual Learning Space at Home

Create a calm, distraction-free learning environment for your child to prepare them for the upcoming school year. A positive workplace can help them focus on their academic success. Whether your stude...

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Create the Ultimate Kid’s Charcuterie Board

Why limit snack-time to just one item? Prepare a colorful meat and cheese board FULL of your child's favorite snacks! Pick up their go-to fruits, veggies, meats, cheese, and crackers for this deliciou...

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5 Healthy Breakfast Ideas to Get Your Kid Ready for School

We're sharing healthy breakfast ideas to help you and your family discover better alternatives to sugary and un-filling breakfast options. Fueling your child with fruits, vegetables, and protein-packe...

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APLK: Hatch Green Chile Chicken and Waffles

Recipe and images by recipe contributor, Rebecca White, of A Pleasant Little Kitchen. Visit her full blog or find out more about her here.

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Preserve Fiery Flavor Year Round

The fiery flavor of Hatch Chiles doesn't have to disappear after the season is over. Check out our tips and instructions on preserving the Southwest's favorite pepper for spice year round.

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Turn Up The Spice This Summer

Turn up the spice this summer! Whether it's poolside or at a summer barbecue with family, incorporating Hatch Chiles is sure to ramp up the heat. This summer is sure to be full of delicious food and l...

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Prep Your Hatch Chiles For Greatness

Now that you're hooked on the fiery flavor of Hatch Chiles, it's time to learn how to pick, roast and prep them for greatness. We've got everything you need to know and step-by-step instructions about...

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Hatch Chicken Alfredo

Hatch up a dinner plan that combines classic flavors and intense heat in a manner that will surprise and delight your palate. This delicious recipe serves 8 and is sure to become a favorite in your ho...

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Spicy Hatch Watermelon Salad

Turn up the heat on a refreshing summer salad by adding the Hatch Chile spice your friends and family love. This Spicy Hatch Watermelon Salad is perfect for your next summer barbecue or as a poolside ...

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The Salt Lick

The Salt Lick was originally founded in 1967. Scott Roberts's parents opened the Salt Lick Bar-B-Que restaurant on the Driftwood Ranch where his father was born and raised. As with most Texas ranch tr...

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Leal's

Leal’s fresh salsas and quesos are manufactured in Amarillo, Texas. Their story begins when Jesse and Irma Leal opened a small tortilla factory in Muleshoe, TX, later opening a full-service restaurant...

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Fischer & Wieser Specialty Foods

Fischer & Wieser Specialty Foods, Inc. is a family-owned and operated business located in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, Fredericksburg. Founded in 1969, Case Fischer and Mark Wieser started...

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Clean Cause

A local company that gives back? It doesn’t get better than that! CLEAN Cause is an Austin-based beverage company that makes sparkling, organic, Yerba Mate with 160mg Better Caffeine™.

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Kylito's

Kylito's got started in Slaton, TX. Originally, Kyle Lancaster had his own Mexican restaurant where he developed his salsa recipes. He began making his salsa out of his home for friends and family, bu...

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Ladybird Provisions

Ladybird Provisions makes Butter Coffee Bombs. Coffee Bombs are a pre-made butter coffee beverage enhancer made with organic coconut oil, grass-fed butter, and collagen peptides. They were founded in ...

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Purpose Tea

Purpose Tea was launched in 2018 with one powerful idea: to use business as a platform to drive positive change in the world, from helping tea workers lift themselves out of poverty to providing healt...

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Siete Foods

Siete is a Mexican-American food brand, rooted in family, that makes delicious grain free products. Their products were initially created in the Garza’s family kitchen in Laredo, but they are now base...

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Nada Moo

NadaMoo! Dairy-Free Frozen Dessert is an amazing local product. In 2004, they started making small batches of coconut-milk ice cream for their dairy-free friends and family in Austin. Pretty soon, wor...

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Waterloo Sparkling Water

Waterloo Sparkling Water was founded in 2017, after their team recognized a need for healthy, authentic, transparent and better-for-them beverage choices that still tasted great. They created a produc...

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CForce Water

CForce Water is not just bottled in Texas, it comes straight from a living, breathing aquifer deep underneath Chuck Norris’ Lone Wolf Ranch in Texas. It is naturally alkaline water that is bottled at ...

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B Bob's Sauces

B Bob’s Sauces are all made in Dallas, TX. Two sisters Susan and Mary Alizon Walton started as a bakery in 1988, manufacturing the delicious Lady Walton’s wafer cookies. In 1994 the company introduced...

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Grain Berry Cereals

Have you tried Grain Berry Cereals, yet? From their website, their “whole grain cereals are the first and only to contain Amazing Onyx Sorghum. This powerhouse plant is sun-activated; the more sunshin...

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Clint's Texas Salsa

Clint Poulter, founder of Clint’s Texas Salsa started the company because he desired to bring a premium salsa to retailers that consumers could buy at an everyday affordable price. Originally founded ...

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J Welch Farms

J Welch Farms was founded in 2009 in Victoria, TX. With over 40 years of farming experience, Jon Ann Welch and her husband decided to plant an olive orchard and are now happy to produce farm to table ...

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