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Summer Recipes: Tropical Smoothies

By Ellen Sue Spicer-Jacobson
By Ellen Sue Spicer-Jacobson

Fleshy, summer tropical and semi-tropical fruits are perfect for smoothies, whether for breakfast, as a snack, or as a light meal. As with fruit salads, you can pick from a large variety of fruits, liquids, and veggies.

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Summer Recipes: Crunchy Quinoa Tabouli

By Ellen Sue Spicer-Jacobson
By Ellen Sue Spicer-Jacobson

Tabouli is traditionally made with bulghur, which is a form of wheat that has been toasted. However, almost any grain can be made tabouli-like. Quinoa lends itself nicely to the task because it is actually a seed that roasts well.

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Summer Recipes: Chilled & Dilled Cucumber Soup

By Ellen Sue Spicer-Jacobson
By Ellen Sue Spicer-Jacobson

The cucumber is low in calories with no saturated fats or cholesterol; a good source of potassium and low in sodium; contains the anti-oxidants carotene, vitamin C, vitamin A; has a surprisingly high amount of vitamin K (playing a potential role in bone strength).

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