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Stuck in a recipe rut? Try our assortment of versatile recipes, nutritious menus, and expert cooking tips. We've assembled the most delicious Better Homes and Gardens recipes and how-to instructions for every occasion, whether you need a creamy chicken casserole for a potluck dinner or quick and easy snacks for your next tailgate party. Our new and exciting recipes include tasty desserts and appetizers, as well as savory soups and salads that are sure to inspire your breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus. If you're on a time crunch or a budget, we have cheap and easy recipes, including slow cooker meals, no-bake dinners, and delectable pasta recipes complete with protein and veggies. Plus, we make the holidays less hectic by providing a collection of flavorful holiday recipes packed with seasonal ingredients.

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5 Important Things You Didn't Know About Gut Health

Your gut can affect more aspects of your health than you think. Our five facts will help you understand your gut a little better so you can take good care of it and stay healthy. We’ve also included a few tips you can follow for a healthy gut.
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Jackfruit Basics: Everything You Should Know

This crazy-looking tropical fruit is full of nutrition and tastes delicious in all kinds of jackfruit recipes. You've likely seen the green-skinned jackfruit used in savory recipes like jackfruit pulled pork, but it can easily go sweet in dessert recipes, too. Here are the basics you should know.
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3 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Chocolate Nutrition

When you hear about the benefits of chocolate, it’s almost all dark chocolate nutrition information. But we’ve got news for you: Milk chocolate has nutritional value too! Here are some of the benefits you can gain from eating chocolate, milk chocolate included, along with a few other facts about chocolate nutrition.
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7 Dump Cakes for When You Need an Easy Cake Recipe

No mixer, saucepan, or other special tools are required for any of these easy dump cake recipes. As you’d expect, each recipe is only three simple steps: dump in your ingredients, mix (sometimes you don't even need to do this), and bake. When you crave cake but don't have time to whip up a multistep recipe, these dump cakes are here for you.
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Fruity Sorbet Recipes: The Essential Summer Dessert

What is sorbet? At its most basic, this refreshing dessert is frozen fruit juice and/or pureed fruit sweetened with sugar or other sweeteners. But it doesn't have to be basic. There are as many possible sorbet ingredients as there are fruits under the sun. Try our favorite recipes, including mango, lemon, watermelon, and raspberry sorbet, as well as a few unique flavor combinations.
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12 Frozen Yogurt Recipes You'll Love Even More than Ice Cream

You don’t need to search out the nearest frozen yogurt shops to enjoy this smooth and creamy treat. Instead, learn how to make frozen yogurt at home with some of our all-time favorite recipes. You can start simple with plain frozen yogurt, or dive right into one of our dressier recipes for cakes or more elaborate flavors.
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14 Paleo Breakfast Ideas to Start Your Day Right

These Paleo breakfast recipes are worth waking up for! Whether you're new to the diet plan or you’re an old pro, add these quick and easy Paleo breakfast ideas to your morning routine to jump-start your day. Each breakfast is hearty enough to keep you satisfied until lunch, so you don’t have to worry about your stomach rumbling midmorning.
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Gluten-Free Desserts That Are Seriously Delicious

Cookies, bars, cakes, and cobblers are all still options even when you’re making gluten-free sweets. Whether you’re baking gluten-free desserts for your own allergy or intolerance or that of a family member or friend, each of these goodies keeps out gluten-containing ingredients and keeps in all the delicious sweet flavor.
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Healthy Rhubarb Recipes You Can Make in Just 45 Minutes (or Less!)

When rhubarb season is underway, make these quick and easy rhubarb recipes for breakfast through dessert. Each healthy idea stars fresh rhubarb and includes other nutritious ingredients such as whole grains, vegetables, and lean protein.
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How to Use an Air Fryer for Healthier Fried Foods

Yes, you can make fried recipes healthier, and an air fryer is the ticket! If you’re new to this countertop appliance, we’ll teach you how to use an air fryer, share some of our best air fryer recipes, and offer a few product recommendations (we've tested quite a few). So go ahead, indulge in french fries and pickle chips made in the handy appliance.
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Foil Pack Recipes for Grilling Season

Learn how to make grilled foil pack recipes (aka hobo packs) for a great taste and easy cleanup. Plus, try our best recipes in foil packs. You no longer have to spend your beautiful summer nights washing dishes or cleaning the grill.