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Beat the Heat With Homemade Frozen Fruit Pops

Kids go gaga over frozen pops, and we all know adults love ’em, too—especially on scorching summer days. With a little prep work, you can have a freezer full of homemade cool treats ready for the next heat wave. All you need is a blender or food processor, pop molds, a fistful of sticks, and a few fresh fruits and natural ingredients. Be sure to get the kids involved—they’ll love creating the pops they get to enjoy later.   Avocado Chocolate Pops Creamy, rich, and unexpected, these chocolate-sheathed pops are oh-so-satisfying. Ingredients: 3 ripe avocados 1½ cups milk, soy milk, or any nut milk 3 tbsp maple syrup or other liquid sweetener ¼ tsp vanilla bean seeds or paste ½ […]

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Delicious, Nutritious No-Cook Meals

It’s the age-old summertime dinner dilemma: You’d like to feed your family a healthy homemade meal, but who wants to stand over a hot stove or oven in this sweltering heat? Plus, when rushing from day camp to soccer practice to yoga, who has time to cook anyway? Here’s your solution: simple, scrumptious, healthy no-cook meals. Chef Cathy Christiansen has devised four delish recipes that can work for dinner, lunch, or snacks. Each delivers belly-filling protein and lots of nutrient-rich veggies, no sweating over the stove required. Crunchy Tuna Wraps Bring on the crunch! This protein-packed, flavor-charged tuna salad is one of our all-time favorites. Makes four to six wraps. Ingredients: 1 can (12 oz) albacore tuna ¼ cup low-fat […]

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Make the Most of Your Meal Kit

Our convenient meal kits give you everything you need to put a delicious dinner on the table. But the other awesome thing about them is they’re so easy to doctor up! You can add a few ingredients here, subtract an element there to create your ideal meal. Here are four recipes inspired by our meal kits but taken up a few notches. Strawberry and Spinach Salad Embrace summer with this sunshiny salad. Bright green spinach, supple strawberries, mint, and creamy feta cheese come alive in the light lemony dressing. Ingredients: 5 oz spinach 1 cup strawberries, hulled and sliced 2 tbsp cilantro, chopped ½ cup feta, crumbled 1 avocado, cubed ½ cup pecans, or other nut of choice, chopped 1 […]

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Your Best Fajita Night Ever

Build-your-own fajitas are perfect for feeding a hungry crowd. They’re also a fantastic, stress-free potluck theme. If you’re the one running the show, offer three tasty proteins, a few homemade salsas, and a creamy, slightly spicy slaw. For a smaller crew, feature only one protein, cut your veggies and marinade in half, and whip up just one or two of our salsa recipes. Here’s your complete fajita night guide. Fajita Fixin’s Proteins 1 lb sirloin, skirt, or flank steak, julienned 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, julienned 1 lb peeled shrimp Grilled veggies 2 red bell peppers, sliced 1 yellow bell pepper, sliced 1 orange bell pepper, sliced 2 yellow onions, sliced 2 tbsp olive oil Salt and pepper to […]

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4 Tasty Ways to Showcase Summer Produce

Summertime gives us a rainbow of fresh fruits and veggies, and there are countless ways to savor them. Chef Cathy Christiansen, our partner in Good Food, has a few delicious ideas for turning the season’s best produce into dishes, desserts, and drinks your whole gang will love. Cherry Quinoa Salad This summery salad is easy to make, lovely to admire, and delectable to eat. Plus, you get oodles of antioxidants from the cherries, protein and B vitamins from the quinoa, and heart-healthy unsaturated fat from the avocado. Add grilled chicken or tofu for extra protein if you’d like. Makes four servings. Ingredients: 1 cup black quinoa ½ cup fresh cherries ¼ cup flat-leaf parsley, chopped 1 avocado, cubed 2 tbsp […]

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Get Cookin’ in 2017

One of the best perks of having a Door to Door Organics box delivered to your doorstep is sampling each season’s tastiest fruits, veggies, and herbs. Whether it’s a bushel of nutrient-packed leafy greens in May or juicy, plump peaches in August or bittersweet Brussels sprouts in December, the fresh-picked organic bounty always delights—and invigorates all kinds of culinary creations. And to help you keep track of which produce is peaking, download our free Good Food Calendar to your desktop each month. Along with the dates, each brightly colored calendar displays a beautiful image of the season’s gems and a long list of fruits, veggies, and herbs ready to rock that month. Just click on the ideal version for your screen and […]

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5 Fruits and Veggies That Rock on the Grill

Several of summer’s star vegetables and fruits belong on your grill. Some stand in for meat to anchor an entire meal. Others delight as side dishes, desserts, or snacks. All deliver serious nutrition. Here are two tantalizing recipes from Chef Cathy Christiansen, plus three more fruits and veggies that taste tremendous grilled. Mexican Street Corn Chef Cathy lightened up this classic recipe a bit with Greek yogurt. But fear not: It’s still a surefire barbecue crowd-pleaser. Serves six. Ingredients: ¼ cup mayonnaise ¼ cup Greek yogurt 1 tsp chili powder 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tsp fresh lime juice ½ cup crumbled feta or Cotija cheese ¼ cup cilantro, chopped, plus more for serving 6 ears sweet corn Olive oil […]

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