NEW Recipes from the August Issue

It's time to take it outside. We're sharing recipes that are best served al fresco with friends. Salute summer, from drinks to dessert, with the latest recipes from Better Homes and Gardens.

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How to Make Popcorn Balls

This all-time favorite dessert is offers instant nostalgia (remember Grandma making them?). Bring them into your own kitchen with our incredible easy steps.

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Dishes Made Better by Potato Chips

I chip, you chip, we chip. Our love affair with America's favorite snack goes well beyond the bag. We're sharing dishes that were made better (way better) by potato chips.

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Dress Up a Dessert in 8 Seconds (or Less!)

Make any dessert recipe worthy of a party with these easy ideas to dress them up. Each dessert idea can be done within 8 seconds!

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Canning Basics

Enjoy your favorite produce year-round by canning it. We'll walk you through how to can foods safely with less mess.

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How to Mail Cookies

Send your famous cookie recipe to loved ones anywhere! See how to pack cookies so they won't crumble and other tips for how to mail cookies.

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DIY Drink Stations

Our favorite party trend? Creative DIY drink stations that let party-goers play mixologist. We're sharing our favorite beverage stations, including an infused vodka station, a mojito station, and more. Once you set out the listed supplies, you're all ready to party!

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Vegetable Smoothie Recipes

Looking for a healthy snack idea or an easy breakfast recipe? Break out your blender and enjoy a nutrition-packed vegetable smoothie. Each of these smoothie recipes includes a delicious mix of vegetables and fruit to add sweetness, so even the vegetable-averse will have no problem eating their veggies.

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    • Vegetable Smoothies: Drink Your Vitamins!

      Forget the days of fruit-only smoothies! By blending together fruits and vegetables, you can get more healthful nutrients in the same glass. Each of these vegetable smoothie recipes combines naturally sweet fruits with nutrition-rich vegetables for a delicious way to enjoy fruits and veggies every day.

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    • Really Red Smoothies

      Our red sweet pepper vegetable smoothie recipe features rhubarb, strawberries, raspberries, and sorbet (aka all your favorite things put in a blender). Even better, the beautiful red drink rings in at just 75 calories per person -- score!

    • Carrot-Orange Smoothie

      Our bright orange vegetable smoothie is truly the breakfast drink of champions. Carrots and lettuce bring a surprising boost of vitamins, Greek yogurt adds protein, and clementines offer a hint of sweetness to the smoothie.

    • Creamy Green Smoothies

      Apples, zucchini, and broccoli pack this veggie smoothie with nutrients, while lime sherbet gives it a creamy consistency. That's all there is to it! Four ingredients and you have a low-fat, 105-calorie snack to enjoy.

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    • Carrot-Mango Green Tea Smoothies

      Vitamin-packed carrots, antioxidant-rich green tea, chia seeds, AND mango? This vegetable smoothie recipe is basically liquid health! A hint of honey quickly sweetens the tropical drink.

    • Cucumber-Mint Hydration Smoothies

      Here's a sweet take on a green smoothie that will have you excited to eat your vegetables! Cauliflower and cucumber are the veggies hiding inside this frosty drink recipe. They're disguised by the melon, mint, and honey that add natural sweetness.

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    • Energizing Mocha-Almond Smoothies

      This breakfast smoothie works double duty serving as both a meal and your morning coffee. Don't let the rutabaga and eggplant scare you away -- we couldn't even taste the veggies! All you get are the wonderful flavors of chocolate, almond, and a hint of banana.

    • Pink Power Smoothies

      The power in this snack recipe comes in the form of Greek yogurt. Each 87-calorie smoothie has 5 grams of protein to fuel you until your next meal.

    • Sweet Beets-and-Greens Smoothies

      The deep jewel-tone color of these vegetable smoothies is a visual cue to their high antioxidant levels. Beets, berries, pomegranate juice, and leafy greens combine deliciously for a vitamin A- and C-packed smoothie recipe.

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      Spring Green Smoothies

      Unless you garnish with asparagus spears as we did, you'll have a hard time telling this green smoothie recipe is made with spinach and asparagus. Green grapes, kiwifruit, and a splash of grape juice keep the smoothie nicely sweet for a low-cal snack packed with vitamin A and 3 grams of fiber.

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      Fruit Smoothie Perfected!

      Did you use up all the veggies in your house? Get our perfect smoothie recipe formula for a fruit smoothie.

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      Sweet Honey-Ginger Beet and Mango Smoothies

      This golden, honey-drizzled smoothie recipe is intended as a morning meal replacement. In addition to fruits, veggies, and juices, we tossed in tofu to kick up the protein and give this smoothie a thicker texture.

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      Virgin Mary Smoothies

      Now here's a healthy snack that almost feels naughty! The classic Bloody Mary flavors you love are here but without vodka -- and by using whole tomatoes instead of juice, you can enjoy this vegetable smoothie for only 48 calories!

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      Harvest Spice Smoothies

      Enjoy the beloved flavors of fall year-round in healthy smoothie form. Each glass of this vegetable-loaded smoothie recipe packs more than 200% of your vitamin A for the day, ensuring you get lots of carotenoids -- a healthful antioxidant.

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      Salad Smoothie

      There's a reason we call this the "salad smoothie." Not only is it full of leafy greens like spinach and kale, but it gets a boost of fiber thanks to flaxseed. A combination of apples, mango, and tangerine round out the veggie smoothie.

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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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