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Learning how to brine is the simple secret to serving a moist, tender turkey (plus, it enhances the bird's flavor). For most turkey brine recipes, start with a stir-together saltwater solution and be sure to plan ahead, since marinating takes eight to 12 hours.

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Flavorful Green Bean Casserole Recipes

The fresh flavor and creamy texture of green bean casserole have made it a go-to side dish. If you're looking for ways to switch up the classic comfort food, turn to these green bean recipes that showcase what you love about green bean casserole while adding surprising touches.

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Refreshing Smoothie Recipes

Smoothies provide so much: wonderful flavors, servings of fruit, and cool refreshment. Our fruit smoothies do it all, and many are low-calorie so you can stick to your diet goals. Bonus: We've added protein and vitamin-loaded vegetables to a few healthy smoothie recipes to help you get the most benefit from your beverage.


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    • Great Smoothie Recipes

      Brighten your day with a crisp and refreshing smoothie. From berry and banana smoothies to PBJ, avocado, and more, these smoothie recipes feature naturally delicious ingredients that are sure to satisfy.

    • Protein-Packed Smoothie

      This strawberry-banana smoothie is scrumptious and satisfying. All it takes is a scoop of thick, creamy peanut butter, and you've got yourself a protein-packed snack.

      Calories in this smoothie: 223

    • Blueberry Swirly Smoothies

      Grab a spoon and swirl away. This refreshing smoothie calls for a handful of blueberries, apple juice, ripe bananas, yogurt, and honey.

      Calories in this smoothie: 148

    • Cherry-Almond Smoothie

      This pretty pink smoothie is beaming with dark cherries and subtle almond flavor. To achieve the sweet-nutty taste, include a splash of almond extract before blending.

      Calories in this smoothie: 122

    • Blueberry-Pineapple Smoothie

      Blend frozen fruit, yogurt, orange juice, and (surprise!) baby spinach for a sweet and healthy smoothie you'll love.

      Calories in this smoothie: 195

    • Avocado Smoothie

      Avocado and banana meet in this creamy, rich smoothie. Add a splash of orange juice to the mix for a bright, fresh burst.

      Calories in this smoothie: 190

    • Watch: How to Make a Smoothie

      Check out this video for our simple formula for great smoothies every time -- no matter what fruits you love!

    • Tutti-Frutti Smoothie

      This kid-friendly smoothie recipe is sweet while hiding a good amount of fiber. Blend blueberries, pomegranate, soy milk, and yogurt for a healthy, thirst-quenching drink.

      Calories in this smoothie: 209

    • Kiwi-Pineapple Smoothies

      The surprise ingredient in this fruit smoothie? Spinach! The leafy green is rich in antioxidants and lends the healthy smoothie recipe a dose of iron and vitamin A.

      Editor's Tip: Serve this smoothie in a jar with a decorative lid. Metal die-cutting tools are available to cut your own shape from a jar top.

      Calories in this smoothie: 219

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      Ginger-Mango Smoothie

      This sweet sipper features tropical mango. Blend in a bit of banana and some grated ginger to achieve an ultra-creamy consistency.

      Calories in this smoothie: 202

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      Cherry-Berry Smoothies

      This healthy smoothie combines colorful berries and cherries for a tasty supply of antioxidants. Use leftover fruit to garnish your glasses.

      Calories in this smoothie: 104

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      Banana, Peach, and Flax Swirly Smoothies

      Wake up to this swirled peach-packed fruit smoothie. It features fresh mango, banana, and flaxseed for a dose of potassium and fiber.

      Calories in this smoothie: 200

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      Pina Colada Smoothie

      One sip of this fruity concoction, and you'll be dreaming of warm weather and golden beaches. Enjoy these islandlike smoothies in place of the alcoholic version of pina coladas.

      Calories in this smoothie: 260

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      Ultimate Berry Smoothie

      Four cups of mixed berries are the highlight, but the secret to this creamy smoothie recipe is tofu, which adds protein to keep you satisfied. Flaxseed also adds nutrition.

      Calories in this smoothie: 242

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      Sweet Beets and Greens Smoothies

      Sweet beets, tart blueberries, and good-for-you kale mingle with stawberries in this vitamin-packed smoothie.

      Calories in this smoothie: 178

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      PBJ Smoothies

      These childhood favorites meet again in our peanut butter-packed, jelly-filled smoothie. The addition of a banana helps soften its naturally thick texture.

      Calories in this smoothie: 293

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      Blueberry Sunrise Smoothie

      Banana, yogurt, grapes, blueberries, and orange juice blend in this creamy smoothie. Top with a few unblended fruits for wow factor.

      Calories in this smoothie: 206

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      Mixed-Berry Smoothie

      An icy blend of pretty pomegranate, beautiful berries, and a spoonful of honey makes this yummy drink one showstopping smoothie.

      Calories in this smoothie: 203

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      Raspberry-Citrus Swirly Smoothies

      Raspberries and citrus create a dazzling drink that's delicious and nutritious. Score a few oohs and aahs by swirling this two-tone smoothie for a fabulous effect.

      Calories in this smoothie: 335

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      Kiwi-Melon Cooler

      Whip together a thick, satisfying fruit smoothie that's light on calories but high in flavor, thanks to kiwifruit, honeydew, and apple juice

      Calories in this recipe: 106

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      Creamy Green Smoothies

      Ridiculously light and refreshing, the green in this smoothie is from lime sherbert, zucchini, and broccoli. Two small apples add familiar crispness.

      Calories in this recipe: 105

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      Healthy Smoothie Recipes

      No matter what you're in the mood for, one of these quick and easy smoothie recipes makes a delicious and healthy choice. With light snack smoothies and vitamin- and protein-packed smoothies fit for a meal, these refreshing frozen drinks make it easy to stick to your diet. Try a strawberry smoothie for a summer treat, a green smoothie for an easy vitamin boost, or an invigorating tropical smoothie for a blast of energy.
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