This week's recipe roundup is all about keeping cool. Think salads, smoothies and no-bake desserts.
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We usually want our sandwiches prepared with the freshest bread and served immediately, but not this spectacular summer sandwich.
Grain salads are always a good solution to cooking on hot summer days, since you can cook the grain in the early morning, leaving your kitchen cool for the rest of the day.
The tastes of summer are bountiful. Colorful fruits and vegetables abound, and barbecuing is the welcome technique to complement summers’ best produce.
Smoothies may be the most versatile of foods. They can be a grab-and-go breakfast, a refreshing afternoon snack, an easy way to get in a serving or two of fruits and veggies — or all of the above.
As if no-bake weren’t tempting enough, the filling uses nonfat Greek yogurt and reduced-fat cream cheese to cut the calories and saturated fat.
Perky blueberries and star-shaped slices of watermelon bob festively in the drink, transforming the spritzer into a holiday-appropriate sparkler. They also make for tasty edible garnishes to gobble up once you’re done sipping.