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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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Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes Everyone Will Love

Yes, mouthwatering dairy-free dessert recipes are absolutely possible. These sweet eats are proof. If you’re avoiding dairy, eating lactose-free, or just need inspiration, these ideas for brownies, sorbets, cakes, and dairy-free cookie recipes are what you need.
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May 2019 Better Homes & Gardens Recipes

With our May food issue, we’ve got a recipe for any possible craving. An easy chicken dinner, fabulous Mexican menu, recipes with cucumbers, a skillet cookie, ice cream pie, even Derby-theme eats. There’s no way your meal planning for the month will be lacking inspiration with this collection of recipes from the May 2019 issue of Better Homes & Gardens® magazine.
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What You Need to Know About the Latest Diet Plans

If you’re toying with the idea of trying a new diet, read this first. We broke down the basics and discuss the pros and cons of the diets you’ve been hearing about lately so you can choose the one best for you. We’ve got the keto diet, the paleo diet, Whole30, intermittent fasting, and clean eating covered, plus more, so all your questions about each will finally be answered.
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15 Delicious Dairy-Free Dinner Recipe Swaps for Your Comfort Food Favorites

Mooove over, mozzarella. For these easy dairy-free dinner recipes, not one ounce of cheese, yogurt, milk, or butter is required. Including gluten- and dairy-free dinner recipes like shrimp “fried rice” and cozy chili, these crowd-pleasing recipes will have you feeling zero deprivation.
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Everything You Should Know About Sumo Oranges

Don’t let their odd shape dissuade you, Sumo citrus is sweet and delicious.
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5 Cute Ways to Dress Up Donuts

Whether you consider donuts a special breakfast treat or a decadent dessert, these donut recipes will make you rethink your daily stop at the bakery for a basic glazed donut. We never thought we’d call sprinkles plain, but these dressed-up donuts make sprinkle-covered cake donuts look downright dull by comparison.
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Do You Actually Need to Refrigerate Butter?

It turns out you can store it in the fridge or at room temperature, but it depends on how quickly you'll use it.
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What Is Lactose-Free Milk?

If you've been down the dairy aisle lately, you know the number of milk alternatives is exploding. Lactose-free milk was one of the first in the category. Find out what it is, how lactose-free milk is made, and if it's the right choice for you.
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Keto-Friendly Chicken Recipes That Make Wonderful Family Dinners

Chances are your whole family loves chicken. With these keto chicken recipes in your recipe arsenal there's no need to make separate meals for those on the diet and those who aren't; everyone will love them! These recipes show how to make a typically lean protein work when you’re eating keto.
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Keto Diet Plan Basics: Everything You Need to Know to Start

You've certainly heard about keto diets. Now learn the benefits, what you can and can’t eat on it, and how to get started. We've got answers to your most-asked questions so you can determine if a keto diet is right for you.