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Bloody Mary Recipes

Whip up an amazing Bloody Mary recipe from our wide selection of beverages featuring variations made with vodka, tequila, and even beer. Plus, we throw in ideas for unique drink garnishes, along with our best tips for hosting a cocktail party. Cheers!

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All-Time Favorite Christmas Cookies

It's simple: These very merry Christmas cookie recipes are favorites that you'll want to save, hand down, and make again and again. We've got all the classics, including sugar cookie recipes, Christmas spritz cookies, and spiced gingerbread recipes. Try one of our cookie recipes to share this Christmas!

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60-Minute (and Under) Dinner Rolls

One of the most time-consuming parts of any holiday meal: making the dinner rolls. With the time it takes to prepare the dough, wait for it to rise, and bake, traditional dinner roll recipes can be an all-day affair! Making dinner rolls doesn't have to take all day, though. Whether you make them from scratch or start with a little extra help, you can make delicious dinner rolls in just one hour. So, make preparing your holiday dinner a little easier with these eight quick dinner roll recipes that are all ready in 60 minutes or less!

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Snowman Jars You Can Make in Bulk for Christmas Gifting

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Healthy Dinner Recipes Under $3

We all want the same thing: a delicious (and healthy!) inexpensive dinner. Try our healthy dinner recipes. Each dish is full of nutrition without skimping on taste. Plus, at less than $3 per serving, our healthy recipes are easy on the wallet and the waistline.


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    • Fajita-Style Quesadillas

      Budget dinner price: 43 cents per serving

      It's fiesta time! Dive into our cheesy quesadillas for your next Mexican night. Not only are they filled with good-for-you veggies, but we've also added cilantro and lime to heighten the fresh Mexican flavor without adding excess calories.

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    • Easy Pasta Primavera

      Budget dinner price: $1.15 per serving

      Lighten traditionally heavy pasta dishes while still enjoying a creamy sauce with loads of vegetables. Our five-ingredient pasta primavera is full of fiber and delicious fresh flavor.

    • Chili-Pasta Skillet

      Budget dinner price: $1.61 per serving

      Not only does our healthy pasta recipe ring in at under 300 calories per serving, but it also requires just 20 minutes of prep. Keep it family-friendly by adding more or less chili powder to suit your kids' tastes.

    • Spaghetti with Tomatoes and Shrimp

      Budget dinner price: $2.58 per serving

      Whole wheat noodles, no-salt-added canned tomatoes, and shrimp make this delicious meal surprisingly low-cal. Use frozen shrimp instead of fresh to avoid the high cost of seafood.

    • How to Cook Shrimp

      Learning how to cook shrimp is surprisingly simple. We'll show you how to peel and devein shrimp so you can use it in delicious everyday recipes.

    • Chicken with Parmesan Noodles

      Budget dinner price: $2.10 per serving

      Just 20 minutes is all you'll need to pull off our all-in-one chicken and pasta dinner. The combination of veggies, angel hair pasta, and high-protein chicken covers all the bases at dinnertime.

    • Fish Tostadas with Chili-Lime Cream

      Budget dinner price: $2.82 per serving

      Not only is whitefish a lean source of protein, but it's also mild in flavor and easily complements stronger flavors like the chili powder, garlic, and lime in these tostadas. Even with our homemade chili-lime cream, this dinner recipe rings in at just 278 calories for two tostadas!

    • Beef and Black Bean Chili

      Budget dinner price: $1.36 per serving

      Start planning your next chili night! This slow cooker chili recipe can be prepped in just 25 minutes. Add everything to the slow cooker and come home to a healthy dinner loaded with veggies and 8 grams of fiber.

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    • Italian-Style French Dips

      Budget dinner price: $1.26 per serving

      Give classic French dip sandwiches a healthy makeover with green pepper, onion, and lean meat. For a healthy boost, we recommend using reduced-sodium beef broth instead of the original.

    • Crispy Fish and Peppers: 4 Servings in 20 Minutes!
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      Crispy Fish and Peppers

      Budget dinner price: $2.18 per serving

      This finger-licking good (and low-calorie) fried fish main dish can be yours in just 20 minutes. Spicy Cajun-style batter adds fantastic crunch to your favorite lean fish fillets, and mini sweet peppers provide a great dose of vitamins. Serve it with your favorite veggie side dish for a complete meal.

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      Vegetarian Gumbo

      Budget dinner price: $1.50 per serving

      A bounty of beautiful nutrient-rich veggies fills our protein-packed vegetarian soup recipe. A hint of Cajun seasoning gives the healthy dinner its bold flavor.

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      Fall Vegetable Fajitas

      Budget dinner price: $1.25 per serving

      Spiced and seasoned veggies -- grilled to bring out their natural sweetness -- star in our fajita dinner recipe. You can find the produce year-round, so enjoy the healthy recipe in any season.

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      Mexican White Bean Soup

      Budget dinner price: 99 cents per serving

      A high-fiber, high-flavor soup recipe is the perfect fuel on a chilly night. The addition of salsa verde and a good dose of cumin give this bean soup unique Mexican flavor.

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      Five-Spice Beef Kabobs

      Budget dinner price: $2.43 per serving

      Our simple Asian-inspired kabobs are delicious served with a homemade mint-yogurt dip. Reduced-sodium soy sauce and Greek yogurt lower the sodium in this recipe while adding an unexpected source of protein.

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      Cornmeal-Crusted Pork

      Budget dinner price: $1.92 per serving

      Our simple pork recipe is the perfect weeknight dinner, thanks to its low-carb, quick-fix status. The entire meal comes together in just 20 minutes and includes enough food for your whole meal.

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      Chicken, Tomato, and Cucumber Dinner Salad

      Budget dinner price: $2.57 per serving

      Whip up a delicious Mediterranean salad in 20 minutes with a few simple ingredients, including chicken, feta cheese, olives, and tomatoes.

    • How to Make Salad Dressing
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      DIY Dressing: Shaken, Not Stirred

      Ditch the bottled stuff for a healthier -- and more delicious -- salad topper. Watch our secrets for homemade dressing.

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      Lentil Soup with Beef and Red Pepper

      Budget dinner price: $1.90 per serving

      Make expensive meats go further with some help from additional protein-rich ingredients, such as tender and inexpensive French lentils. Spice up this savory soup with a smoky blend of cumin and cayenne.

    • Incredible Smoky Mushroom Stroganoff
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      Smoky Mushroom Stroganoff

      Budget dinner price: $1.90 per serving

      Try our healthy vegetarian version of your favorite stroganoff for a new low-cal take on the classic. Our light cream sauce goes well with flat, long pastas, so try swapping fettuccine or tagliatelle for the pappardelle.

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      White Bean Tuna Salad

      Budget dinner price: $1.36 per serving

      Perfect to pack for lunch or as a light, summery dinner recipe, this main-dish salad is exploding with fresh flavor. Heart-healthy tuna and fiber-rich beans join with peppery greens, fresh herbs, and a citrusy dressing for a healthy salad recipe.

    • 20-Minute Gnocchi, Sweet Corn & Arugula in Cream Sauce
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      Gnocchi, Sweet Corn, and Arugula in Cream Sauce

      Budget dinner price: $2.24 per serving

      Gnocchi, a traditional Italian dumpling, joins sweet corn, arugula, and a plethora of savory seasonings to make one delicious dinner that you'd never guess is budget-friendly, too. The addition of veggies to the dish adds extra nutrients to your meal.

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      Farfalle with Mushrooms and Spinach

      Budget dinner price: $1.48 per serving

      Two pans, 20 minutes, and a serving of this tasty low-sodium dish later, and you'll fulfill 20 percent of your daily iron requirement. Bonus: You likely have most of the ingredients on hand, saving you gas money for a grocery trip.

      Tip: Grab prewashed packaged spinach to make meal prep even faster. Even though the package says it's washed, be sure to rinse the spinach in a colander before using.

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      Vegetable Lasagna

      Budget dinner price: $1.73 per serving

      Just as rich -- and twice as nutritious -- as traditional lasagna, this veggie-packed version has only 322 calories per serving. We swapped veggies for red meat but kept all the cheeses you love.

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      Fajita-Ranch Chicken Wraps

      Budget dinner price: $2.05 per serving

      Enjoy a light supper with this simple meal that's loaded with protein and veggies -- you'll feel satisfied even with smaller portions. Plus, you'll definitely save money dining in rather than at a Mexican hot spot.

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      Fast Shrimp Bisque

      Budget dinner price: $2.03 per serving

      Preparing a delicious and healthy meal is a breeze with our quick shrimp bisque recipe. In just 25 minutes, you can create a savory seafood dinner full of warm, succulent shrimp.

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      Chicken Noodle Casserole

      Budget dinner price: 98 cents per serving

      Win over your dinner crowd with this scrumptious chicken noodle casserole. For a crispy topper, simply combine pieces of fresh bread, chopped onion, and celery instead of the usual high-cal fried onion mix.

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      Lemon-Dill Shrimp and Pasta

      Budget dinner price: $2.45 per serving

      Enjoy a dine-out experience at home with our favorite Italian pasta dish, complete with succulent shrimp and spinach tossed in a zesty lemon-garlic sauce. The easy-to-find ingredients help keep the price down.

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    • Vegetarian Potato Frittata -- Made In a Skillet!
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      Potato Frittata

      Budget dinner price: 87 cents per serving

      Thinly sliced potatoes form an impressive topper when you flip over this hearty frittata. Stocked with veggies and protein, this dish proves that eggs aren't just for breakfast.

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      Grilled Pork and Pineapple

      Budget dinner price: $2.67 per serving

      Turn a classic pork chop into a tangy, tropical meal. Orange marmalade creates a mouthwatering (and easy!) glaze and a refreshing topping when mixed with yogurt. Grilled pineapple slices on the side lend their bold sweetness to this new grill-season favorite.

    • How to Pick a Pork Chop
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      How to Pick a Pork Chop

      If you've ever been intimidated at the meat counter, we understand. Knowing the good from the not-so-good takes practice. This video will show you how to find tender, flavorful pork chops like a pro.

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      Jamaican Pork Stir-Fry

      Budget dinner price: $2 per serving

      The prechopped packaged frozen vegetables in this recipe save time in the kitchen and keep you on budget without losing any of the nutrition. Lighten the meal even more by opting for low-cal bottled plum sauce and low-sodium soy sauce.

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      Sunday Dinner Stew

      Budget dinner price: $2.14 per serving

      With just four ingredients and minimal prep, you'll be able to pull together a hearty, beefy Sunday stew. Bonus: It's low in fat and has only 300 calories per serving.

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      Herbed Salmon

      Budget dinner price: $2.49 per serving

      Sprinkled with zesty lemon juice and coated in fresh herbs and savory seasonings, our sophisticated salmon dinner is a real catch. Plus, salmon is low in fat, high in protein, and full of great flavor.

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      Five-Spice Pork Kabobs

      Budget dinner price: $1.96 per serving

      The surprise ingredient in this healthy recipe? Ketchup! Mix it with soy sauce and brown sugar for a hoisin-style sauce perfect for grilled kabobs.

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      Turkey-Vegetable Casserole

      Budget dinner price: $2.89 per serving

      You don't have to wait for Thanksgiving to get your fix of holiday turkey. The inviting aroma of this healthy casserole pulls you in, while the hint of sweet apple flavor keeps you coming back for more. 

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      Tuna and Fruit Salsa

      Budget dinner price: $2.23 per serving

      Fruit salsa is a tasty and healthy way to dress up lean seared tuna steaks. We used warm apricot preserves and vinegar for the liquid and mixed in fresh raspberries and roasted peaches.

    • Honey-Glazed Pork Roast (Easier Than You Think!)
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      Honey-Glazed Pork Roast

      Budget dinner price: $2.64 per serving

      The goodness of this pork roast recipe starts with a paprika rub and ends with a honey-and-lime glaze. Roasted peppers are an inexpensive addition that offer a dose of nutrients and fresh flavor.

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      Fast Chicken Fettuccine

      Budget dinner price: $2.02 per serving

      Don't deny yourself a bowl of pasta once in a while -- just combine your noodles with other healthy ingredients. We love tangy sun-dried tomatoes and sauteed zucchini. Add protein with wallet-friendly chicken breast.

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      Herb-Garlic Beef Roast

      Budget dinner price: $1.46 per serving

      You won't want to miss our take on a classic beef roast. It's brimming with plump roasted vegetables and plenty of garlic. Punch up the flavor even more with lemon zest and fresh parsley.

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      Pork Steaks with Plum Salsa

      Budget dinner price: $2.15 per serving

      Soy-brushed pork steaks topped with sweet and spicy plum salsa make for an easy, low-cost dinner that's big on flavor. The delicious salsa is equally delicious and good for you.

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      Greek Honey-Lemon Pork Chops

      Budget dinner price: $2.15 per serving

      Our mouthwatering marinade will have you turning your back on sodium-packed store-bought rubs for good. This blend of mint, lemon, cayenne, and honey is a dream team of unexpected flavors, especially with some smoke from the grill.

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      Healthy Casseroles for Fall

      Love casseroles but hate the calories? Fear not. Our healthy casserole recipes are cheesy and rich, and they all clock in at under 400 calories per serving. With classic fall sides like green bean casserole and mains like baked ziti and macaroni and cheese, you can enjoy healthy casseroles throughout the season.
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