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Recipe: Melon Soup with Cantadew Melon (or Cantaloupe)

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Here is another example of how I use my Mix-and-Match Melon Soup Master recipe for make a delicious soup with a Cantadew melon. It would be wonderful with any other orange fleshed melon, so enjoy experimenting! If you have a green fleshed melon, try this recipe! Ingredients A large cantaloupe (other orange fleshed melon) peeled and chopped ...

Article: Choose local melons for healthy, summer soup

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Melons deliver a sweet treat, needed hydration and an array of nutrients! It is Saturday morning, the temperature is already heating up and friends are coming over in a few hours!  You need something refreshing to serve, quick to prepare and doesn't involve turning on your oven. How about a cool melon soup? You can keep ...

Recipe: Citrus-Infused 50-50 Salad

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Citrus-Infused 50-50 Salad This refreshing salad is basically 50% fruit and 50% veggie, and will likely be the most refreshing dish served at your next BBQ or picnic and just might become a “regular” part of dinner on these toasty evenings! Yields 8 servings (1 cup each) Ingredients 4 cups of watermelon, 1/4” dice 4 jicama, well peeled and cut ...

Article: Asparagus can be a quick, nutritious snack

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As the days get a bit longer, you might perform a master juggling act between baseball, softball and track practices, or just need extra time at night for an after dinner walk. "Go-to" veggies that pack a nutritional punch, are ready in a few minutes, and customizable for everyone's taste preferences are key to getting ...

Recipe: Thai Zucchini Salad

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Thai Zucchini Salad When it is just too hot to cook, enjoy the balance of flavors and textures in this wonderfully refreshing dish that features zucchini (at 10 times fewer calories than rice noodles or pasta)! Ingredients 1 large zucchini 1 large carrot 1 red bell pepper, cored and seeded 1 mango Dressing 1/2 tsp ginger root, grated 1 small garlic clove, minced/pressed 1 tsp ...

Recipe: Timaree’s Pumpkin Oatmeal

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Pumpkin Oatmeal My Pumpkin Oatmeal is a deliciously satisfying and nutritious breakfast that tastes like dessert! This recipe will make a lot and stay fresh in the refrigerator for several days. Each morning, simply scoop out a portion to reheat! Ingredients 1 cup uncooked hot cereal (steel cut oats and nine-grain cereals are my favorites) 4 cups water 1/4 tsp ...