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Light up the grill with crowd-pleasing skewers

Chicken skewers with avocado cream dip

Family Features Dust off your grill and light up the coals—it’s time to move the party back to the warm outdoors. Enjoy the company of friends and family this summer with this easy, make-ahead recipe for grilled chicken skewers with avocado cream dip. These versatile treats are sure to please any guest.

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Easy and delicious recipes for entertaining

Grilled flatbread with hummus and mixed veggies and more

Simplify your summer entertaining routine with quick, easy-to-make dishes that feature fresh, scrumptious ingredients. Laid back and lovely, summer parties call for wonderful friends, flavorful foods and refreshing beverages. But having company over to enjoy the beautiful outdoor surroundings doesn’t mean you have to stress over time-consuming meals that can take all day to prepare. Luckily, there are yummy options available for every al fresco host.

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Host a spring-inspired brunch

BBQ sauce-glazed pineapple ham picks and awesome apple butter breakfast cake

As winter gives way to spring, it’s the perfect excuse to gather together with your loved ones. This time of year is ideal for casual brunches, so for your next midday feast with friends and family, take your inspiration from the changing weather and create a brunch menu that mimics the flavors of the season.

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Ribs to the Rescue: Delicious and simple game-day winners

Slow-Cooker Root Beer Ribs

You’ve got your favorite team. Your bracket is ready to go. All that’s left to do is choose the perfect menu star while the competition on the court—and on the sidelines—heats up. Serve up something your friends and family will love almost as much as the game itself: pork.

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Manage hunger with wholesome foods

Soy and Spinach Artichoke Dip

Whether you’re following a weight loss plan or simply maintaining healthy habits, finding foods that are nutritious sources of protein and promote satiety can help curb your urge to snack throughout the day.

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All the lean ways to love pork

Honey-Ginger Pork Tenderloin with Carrots and Apples

As new food and health trends appear across the country, pork makes the list as not only a delicious menu choice, but one that is both lean and versatile. With so many cuts to choose from, pork makes it easy to explore new flavors while staying on track with a health-conscious diet.

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Healthy Home Entertaining

Make mealtime memorable with lean, flavorful lamb

When hosting your next get together, share a great meal that offers a variety of foods that are both delicious and good for you.

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Celebrate food and family

Chef Donatella Arpaia cooks up slow-braised Ragu and meatballs

Flavor is a universal language. It’s the common thread in family celebrations, friendly get-togethers and cultural gatherings around the world. It connects us across generations and geography, and has the power to unite and define us.

Halloween tricks and treats spice up family entertaining

Spooky snack mix and pepperoni pizza

Halloween is the sweetest holiday of the year, making it a favorite for giddy children who dream of giant bags of candy. Before they rush out the door on Halloween night, make sure your kids and their fellow trick-or-treaters are filled up with something other than candy.

Fun, easy ways to enjoy a family favorite

Pizza is one of America’s favorite foods, as it is easy to prepare and fun to share. Families are often looking for ways to enjoy this tasty dish and still feel good about staying on track with enjoyable, mindful eating.

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