Keep Cool On The Grill

Refreshing, dairy-infused dishes for warm days (Family Features) Keep your kitchen cool and comfortable with grilled meals that banish the heat to the outdoors. Crisp, fresh greens and a perfect blend of spices and savory ingredients make each of these refreshing dishes perfect solutions for toasty days. Featuring ingredients across the food groups, these dairy-fueled recipes from Milk Means More are ideal for well-rounded meals filled with nutritious flavor. Zesty mustard, spicy Sriracha and rich buttermilk lend a marinated flavor upgrade to traditional grilled chicken, while homemade pesto, fresh corn and ham create a perfect harmony for a cheesy grilled …

A Tasty Take on Trendy Toast

(Family Features) While many food trends come and go, some desired food traits seemingly never go out of style. For example, dishes that provide nutritional benefits will pretty much always be popular, along with types of foods that can be customized to match personalized preferences and tastes. Toast is a versatile option for nearly anyone seeking a bite for breakfast, especially those eaters looking for both nutrition and flavor. Because you can add a variety of toppings to your toast, it can be a simple way to add a healthy element to your morning routine. These recipes, for example, include …

Get Grilling with Fresh Ingredients

(Family Features) Grilling season provides ample opportunities to put flavorful fare on the table, but it doesn’t have to be a lengthy cooking process. By planning ahead, having the right equipment on-hand and using ready-to-go ingredients, home cooks can quickly put family meals together. With an option like Smithfield Marinated Fresh Pork, which is perfectly seasoned and ready to throw on the grill, you can have a delicious meal ready in 30 minutes or less. Available in a variety of flavors and quality cuts, it’s ideal for grilling, roasting or sauteing any night of the week. To get ready for …

Simplify Summer on the Grill

(Family Features) Summer is typically a busy time for families, making those moments you spend together all the more precious. The hustle and bustle of the season doesn’t have to mean sacrificing wholesome meals, however. Take advantage of the warm weather and step outside the kitchen to focus on enjoying the outdoors with family around grilled favorites, such as burgers. You can even make meals on the grill your own by putting twists on a classic, such as Barbecue Macaroni and Cheese Burgers or Buffalo Macaroni and Cheese Burgers. Another time-saving tip: Consider refrigerated side dish options like mashed potatoes …

Make Room for New Favorites on The Grill

(Family Features) Whether firing up the grill for a pool party, barbecue or even just a weeknight meal, one thing’s for sure: summertime means grilling season. Grilling takes many forms and flavors from casual favorites like burgers and hot dogs to flame-kissed vegetables and the artistry of a perfectly done steak. However, the possibilities don’t end there. By mixing and matching traditional grilled classics with options that have a variety of textures and flavors, you can shake up your at-home menu and add new favorites to your routine this grilling season. One ingredient to consider adding to your repertoire is …

Sweet Refreshing Summer Snacks

(Family Features) There’s no time like a hot summer picnic to let your patriotic spirit show. These all-American snacks featuring a classic favorite fruit – watermelon – are the perfect solution for nearly any summertime celebration. Watermelon is a patriotic picnic staple for countless reasons, not the least of which is that it’s a beloved treat that many people associate with memories from childhood. However, nostalgia isn’t the only reason adults are just as likely to gravitate toward watermelon at a summer event. Its sweet, cool and refreshing flavor also makes it a favorite for all ages. From a practical …

Family-Favorite Comfort Foods

3 dairy-inspired dishes for weeknight dinners (Family Features) Warm meals that come together quickly are a necessity for busy families, especially on weeknights filled with homework, practices, meetings and more. Serving up comfort foods that require less time in the kitchen make for more moments spent together at the table. Hearty and satisfying, this Chicken and Wild Rice Soup can bring everyone together for a warm, soothing meal, while Cheesy Turkey Chili Mac makes for familiar fare enjoyed by adults and kids alike. For a rich, creamy, one-dish dinner solution, Pasta and Chicken in Garlic Cream Sauce requires less than …

Honey-Balsamic Glazed Salmon

A Quick, Nutritious Dinner Solution Balancing a busy lifestyle with healthy food choices can be a tall task. By focusing on recipes that incorporate easy-to-use, versatile ingredients like Filippo Berio vinegars, you can attain a light, filling dinner in less time. For example, this Honey-Balsamic Glazed Salmon involves just a handful of ingredients and seasonings, leading to just 5 minutes of prep time and 20 minutes in the oven. Find more nutritious recipe ideas for even the busiest of nights at FilippoBerio.com. Honey-Balsamic Glazed Salmon Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes Total time: 25 minutes Servings: 6 1 …

A Lemony Summer Treat

A Lemony Summer Treat (Family Features) Lemon is one of many popular tastes of summer.  Enjoy a citrus burst with every bite of these Glazed Lemon Cookies. Find more recipes at Culinary.net. Watch video to see how to make this delicious recipe! Glazed Lemon Cookies Recipe courtesy of Milk Means More 1/2       cup unsalted butter, at room temperature 3/4       cup granulated sugar 1          egg 2          tablespoons fresh lemon zest 2          tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1          teaspoon lemon extract 2          cups all-purpose flour 1/2       teaspoon baking soda 1/2       teaspoon salt Glaze: 2          cups powdered sugar 2          tablespoons fresh lemon zest 1/4       …

Blended Tacos

Blend Your Way to a Nutritious Meal   (Family Features) Creating a nutritious family dinner doesn’t have to mean sacrificing favorite dishes. For a healthier take on a traditional ethnic meal, these Blended Tacos involve blending ground beef with mushrooms before adding your desired toppings. Find more recipes at Culinary.net. Watch video to see how to make this delicious recipe! Blended Tacos Recipe courtesy of the Mushroom Council Yield: 12 tacos 1          teaspoon chili powder 1/4       teaspoon garlic powder 1/4       teaspoon onion powder 1          teaspoon ground cumin 1          teaspoon salt 1/2       cup water 1          …