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Bacon Brussel Sprouts

Bacon Brussel Sprouts are a must for Thanksgiving and Christmas, but this recipe is so easy and so very delicious, you’ll be craving it all year long! Crisp bacon, crunchy cashews and flavorful shallots combine with a simple, punchy sauce to elevate sautéed Brussel sprouts to a truly special side dish!

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Blistered Shishito Peppers Recipe

Blistered Shishito Peppers are a headliner on restaurant appetizer menus these days, but they’re actually super easy to make at home! You basically need 1 ingredient and about 10 minutes – that’s it! Always a splashy, attention-grabbing appetizer … and great as a side dish, too.

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Italian Stuffed Peppers

These Italian Stuffed Peppers feature your favorite pizza-inspired flavors! They’re packed with Italian sausage and pepperoni, along with the traditional ground beef. Plus, they’ve got zesty sauce and a double-hit of melty mozzarella. Bonus for busy families: they’re ready in under 30, and you can make them ahead for busy nights!

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How to Cook Corn on the Cob on the Grill

Grilling corn is easy … and the results are so delicious! We’ve got tips for different methods, plus ideas for what to do with your corn (besides just serving it as “typical” corn on the cob)!

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Tomato and Onion Salad with Peppers

~ This super EASY Tomato and Onion Salad gets an extra boost of flavor from vibrant, crunchy peppers. It’s a signature summer recipe from one of the very best cooks I’ve ever known – my Oma! And, it only takes 5 minutes to make! ~

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Italian Grilled Hamburgers

~ These flavor-packed Italian Grilled Hamburgers feature a unique mix of ground beef and Italian sausage. All seasoned with zesty, savory Italian spices, and piled high with grilled peppers and onions, juicy tomato, and a warm, melty slice of fresh mozzarella. They’re easy to make, plus you can prep them in advance – so even a busy weeknight can feel like a festive backyard grill party! (Pssssst … no grill? We’ve got alternate directions for you!) ~

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Chia Pudding Recipes

~ These chia pudding recipes will definitely inspire you with their creative flavors … so many unique ideas! And of course, they’re all nutritious and easy to make ahead for busy days. Perfect meal prep solutions for power breakfasts, energizing snacks, or decadent (but guilt-free) desserts! ~

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Energy Balls

~ PB&J just got less messy – and totally portable! These yummy Peanut Butter and Jelly Energy Balls are a simple, fast, wholesome, no-bake energy snack … that tastes like a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Yum! So perfect for kids (and adults, too)! ~

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