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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High Protein Vegetarian Recipes

These power-packed vegetarian recipes (each with 20 grams protein or more) are here to show you that meatless eating doesn't mean sacrificing essential nutrients.


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    • Orecchiette in Creamed Corn with Wilted Tomatoes and Arugula

      Protein: 20 grams per serving

      Fresh-off-the-cob sweet corn, grape tomatoes, and pine nuts add a healthy boost to creamy pasta sauce. This dish is ready in just 35 minutes -- perfect for evenings when you don't feel like cooking.

    • Grilled Polenta with Mushrooms

      Protein: 23 grams per serving

      High-in-protein porcini and cremini mushrooms are the ideal topping for grilled polenta, an Italian cornmeal mixture that's typically cooked into savory cakes. This recipe is also rich in fiber and vitamin A, making it an all-around healthy dinner choice.

    • Artichoke Flatbread

      Protein: 21 grams per serving

      Mild artichokes pair perfectly with spinach, goat cheese, and tomato in this easy grilled pizza. Whole wheat naan (an Indian-style flatbread) provides the pizza base, adding nutrients and hearty flavor.

    • Mushroom-Garlic Pizza

      Protein: 20 grams per serving

      Ditch the delivery! This homemade pizza with mushrooms and caramelized garlic will quickly become a favorite. Bonus points if you make your own dough -- we have recipes for that, too.

    • How to Saute Mushrooms

      Low in calories and rich in potassium, mushrooms are a perfect addition to any vegetarian dinner recipe. Learn how to saute them with our easy-to-follow technique!

    • Sweet Potato Quesadillas with Cucumber Relish

      Protein: 23 grams per serving

      These good-for-you quesadillas put an inventive twist on a classic favorite. A jalapeno-enhanced navy bean mixture is layered on top of mashed sweet potatoes, along with spinach and melty cheese. Chopped cucumber and sliced radishes offer a fresh garnish.

    • Farro-Stuffed Peppers

      Protein: 25 grams per serving

      Each of these red pepper halves is full of nutrients with ingredients like summer squash, sweet corn, and high-in-fiber farro, a grain with a slightly nutty flavor. Serve each half as a side dish or serve two halves for a hearty main dish.

    • Pesto-Veggie Gyro

      Protein: 31 grams per serving

      Homemade pesto vinaigrette brings grilled summer veggies (think zucchini and sweet peppers) to life in this flavorful vegetarian gyro. Halloumi cheese adds a touch of authenticity to the classic Greek sandwich.

    • Grilled Tofu Teriyaki with Spicy Spinach Udon

      Protein: 22 grams per serving

      Don't think bland when you see tofu -- the bean curd patty gets an amazing flavor boost with homemade teriyaki sauce. Serve it atop a bed of udon (thick Japanese noodles) and spinach for a well-rounded main dish.

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      Tomato-Edamame Grilled Cheese

      Protein: 22 grams per serving

      Edamame, the edible soybean that has a whopping 16 grams of protein per cup, combines with lemon juice and garlic for a yummy spread. Spread the soybean paste on a grown-up grilled cheese sandwich for zippy flavor and extra nutrients.

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      Big-Batch Vegetarian Lentil Chili

      Protein: 21 grams per serving

      The kidney bean base of this vegetarian chili provides enough protein to create a satisfying cool-weather meal. Since our recipe makes such a large batch, we included instructions for freezing and reheating so you can have this easy dinner on hand.

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      Black Bean Burgers with Sweet Corn Salsa

      Protein: 22 grams per serving

      Two protein-rich ingredients -- black beans and walnuts -- are in the patty of this delicious veggie burger. You won't miss the meat when the burger is topped with our sweet corn salsa, an irresistible combo of corn, tomato, lime juice, and jalapeno.

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      Edamame Bread Salad

      Protein: 22 grams per serving

      Soybeans add protein and fiber to this vegetarian main-dish salad. The veggies go perfectly with toasted crusty bread topped with a tangy feta cheese and garlic spread that you can make ahead.

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      Red Beans Creole

      Protein: 23 grams per serving

      A simple slow cooker favorite, this good-for-you red beans and rice dish is low-fat but protein-packed. The creole seasoning, a blend of garlic, paprika, oregano, thyme, and other spices, will fill your home with a wonderful aroma as the slow cooker gets to work.

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      Tricolor Tomato Ravioli

      Protein: 22 grams per serving

      This colorful ravioli is both good for you and easy to make. It's full of protein and vitamin A, and takes just 35 minutes to put on the table.

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      Our Best Grilled Vegetables

      We're big fans of grilled vegetables. You can dish them up in a pinch on busy weeknights or serve a crowd at your next summer party. From crisp salads to colorful medleys, these versatile grilled vegetable recipes are quick, low-cal, and delicious.
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