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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Recipes with Chia Seeds

Chia is a nutty, ancient grain packed with fiber and healthy omega-3 fatty acids. And adding chia seeds to your daily meal plan is easier than you think. Incorporate the trendy, good-for-you seed into your diet by sprinkling it into some of your favorite foods -- including baked goods, fresh salads, fruity smoothies, and more.

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    • Maple Brunch Cake with Apples and Cranberries

      Grab your gals this weekend and indulge in a brunch-perfect apple cake. Stir a scoop of chia seeds into the brown sugar-based batter to help soak up some of the sweet maple goodness. 

    • Chocolate-Peanut Butter Granola Bar

      Chew on chia in this fantastic peanut-butter-packed granola bar. Featuring salted pretzels, crunchy oats, honey, and chocolate, these homemade bars have everything you crave in a snack!

    • Blueberry Oat-Chia Seed Muffins

      Sprinkle chia seeds into baked goods -- like our mini blueberry muffins -- for a delightful fix of fiber. The warm, slightly sweet breakfast favorite also features hearty rolled oats.

    • Bake Muffins to Fluffy Perfection

      When it comes to perfectly moist muffins, it's all about the mixing. Learn just how long to mix your ingredients with our Test Kitchen secrets to success!

    • Red Rice Pudding with Almond Milk

      For a warm-you-up dessert, toss red rice, almond milk, and sugar into your slow cooker. Embellish the bubbly pudding with comforting stir-ins, such as chewy dried fruit, chia seeds, and zippy orange peel.

    • Fruit, Nut, and Rice Fritters

      A mere tablespoon of chia seeds helps give these slightly sweet rice fritters 4 grams of fiber! Dunk 'em in fresh berry jam to heighten their homey nutmeg and fruit flavors.

    • Kiwi-Pineapple Smoothies

      Slurp up some chia in this good-for-you green smoothie. Blend a handful of fresh produce -- spinach, kiwi, banana, and pineapple -- with yogurt, OJ, and the trendy grain for an ultrathick and creamy drink.

    • Coconut-Chia Oat Squares

      Ditch the vending machine and say hello to your new favorite snack: coconut-chia squares! The golden treats are made with hearty oats, bran, and brown sugar. Keep them together with a spoonful of sticky-sweet honey.

    • Chocolate Bread Pudding with Mocha "Cream" Sauce

      Chia seeds add unexpected fiber and protein to this melt-in-your-mouth, slow cooker bread pudding. Coffee-overs will especially enjoy this lively chocolate-mocha dessert, as it's cooked with a steamy cup of joe.

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      Mini Cornmeal Sopes with Chicken Salad

      Yellow cornmeal and cumin make an incredible base for this guac-sporting Mexican specialty. Bake the cornmeal squares in egg whites, bread crumbs, and chia seeds for a crisp, crunchy coating.

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      Carrot-Mango Green Tea Smoothies

      Carrots and mango are a power couple of nutrition. The bright orange duo joins fresh slices of ginger, a spoonful of chia, and brewed green tea in this healthy smoothie recipe.

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      Strawberries and Cream Pancakes

      Pour one or two spoonfuls of chia seeds into pancake batter for an easy way to get a dose of fiber. Smear the golden cakes with whipped Greek cream cheese, then top with fresh strawberries for a restaurant-worthy breakfast.

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      Multigrain Rolls

      Dinner rolls go from side to star, thanks to chia, sesame, and poppy seeds. Simply brush the honey-infused bread with a special egg mixture, then sprinkle on the goods.

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      Chia-Crusted Oven-Roasted Tuna with Mango Fruit Salsa

      Chia seeds make an undeniably nutty and crunchy coating for this fork-tender tuna recipe. Serve over homemade balsamic glaze, then top with mango-lime salsa for an invigorating finish.

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      Our Best Whole Grain Recipes

      Trying to get more whole grains in your diet? You've come to the right place for healthy whole grain recipes. Here, you'll find our best main, side, soup, salad, and even dessert and breakfast recipes featuring healthy whole grains such as barley, quinoa, farro, brown rice, and more.
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