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Make Healthy Ranch at Home in Minutes!

Is ranch dressing your guilty pleasure? If so, I have good news for you: it doesn’t have to make you feel guilty anymore. If you’re that person at the dining table who bathes your salads, wings or almost anything you…

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Spinach and Feta Breakfast Casserole

Breakfast casseroles are a great make-ahead dish that can be kept refrigerated overnight, making breakfast a breeze the next morning. It can be easy to fall into the same old scramble when it comes to preparing breakfast. This recipe, adapted from Weight…

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10 Sensational Summer Dinner Salads

If you’re trying to eat more veggies, salads are one of the easiest dishes to incorporate into your routine. Still, a plate of greens and some dressing leaves a little to be desired, especially when you’re really hungry. We found…

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Take Your Kids Foraging and Make Easy Sumac “Lemonade”

There’s no better place on earth in summer than “Pure Michigan”. Summer vacation is a time to load the car and head to the lakeshore – bikes tied to the back and sandals in tow. The great thing about our…

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Harvest Wildflowers Now; Make Herbal Tea this Winter

While you might not want to think about cold season now, it will be here soon enough. Lisa Rose, a Grand Rapids-based forager, herbalist, and author, shared her recipe for Burdock & Rose Wildflower Gypsy Tea, which she said is…

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Nauseated? Upset Stomach? There’s a Smoothie for That!

Whether you’ve got a bun in the oven or your stomach just won’t settle down, the owners of Malamiah Juice Bar in Grand Rapids swear this smoothie recipe helps. Even though it’s no longer officially on their menu, customers still…

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Michigan Watermelon: 9 Ways to Go Beyond the Wedge

When you think of your favorite things about summer, it’s almost impossible not to have watermelon high up on your list. The delicious fruit isn’t just refreshing and low in calories, it’s also full of vitamins A, B6 and C as…

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7 Slow-Cooker Recipes Perfect for Summer Nights

With temperatures soaring, the last thing you might think to reach for in your kitchen would be the slow-cooker. That’s for heavy, stick-to-your-ribs comfort food in the winter, right? Doing a little morning (or night before) prep, throwing it in…

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Grilled Michigan Peaches with Lavender Honey and Goat Cheese {Video}

Michigan peaches are in season from July to September. This recipe, courtesy of Eurest Dining, is a delicious and healthy idea for a grilled summertime dessert. Here’s a look at how it’s done: Grilled Peaches with Lavender Honey and Goat Cheese Serves:…

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