JULY 4TH RECIPE: Turn Fruit Skewers Into An American Flag Cake

[1] A better-for-you July 4th dessert: berries with a bit of cake (photo © Driscoll’s). [2] Buy enough berries for breakfast yogurt or red, white and blue ice cream (photo © Green Giant Fresh). [3] Angel food cake. Here are a recipe and video to bake one from scratch, from Martha Stewart (photo © Martha…
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JULY 4th: Recipes For Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks & Snacks

July 4th is the one holiday where you can make everything (except meat) red, white and blue. Our collection of recipes follows, starting with a new one:     RECIPE: RED, WHITE & BLUE STRIPED (LAYERED) COCKTAIL Ingredients For 1 Drink 1½ parts vodka 1 part watermelon schnapps ½ part cranberry juice ½ part fresh…
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TIP OF THE DAY: 5 Ways To Use Melons

The summer bounty of ripe, sweet, juicy melons means that we’re having melon daily for breakfast (with berries, cottage cheese, yogurt, or just plain). Sharon Palmer, a nutritionist who specializes in plant-based food plans, is also a melon fan. “These fruits are not only delicious;” she says, “they are packed with hydrating fluid, fiber, vitamin…
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