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Cucumber Dip with Feta Recipe:
Cool, Creamy & Cucumber!

Such a quick and simple recipe, this dip for raw vegetables, just a few often-on-hand pantry ingredients and a few minutes to stir together It's a 'veggie evangelist's' secret weapon! For Weight Watchers, it's just two points for a whole quarter cup. This recipe is so quick and easy
that I'm adding it to a special collection of easy summer recipes.
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Call me sneaky but come summer, an hour or so before supper, out comes a plate of fresh veggies – who can spell crudités? who can pronounce CROO-dee-tay? But the real secret weapon, the super-secret one, is the creamy vegetable dip alongside. Within minutes, hungry folk start to snack, a stick of carrot here, a slice of red pepper there. Without ever “serving” a vegetable, I’ve managed to sneak in one of the day’s vegetable servings. At supper, the plate moves to the table, easy reach for post…

Homemade Egg McMuffin

Surprise: The Egg Is Cooked in the Microwave!
Thank my sister for this fast and healthy breakfast idea — her Homemade Egg McMuffin recipe creates an unexpected "wow" factor. Start with sheer deliciousness then add healthy, cheap and substantial. And the eggs themselves? They’re cooked in the microwave! It’s no wonder that my sister’s family makes special requests for her "Egg McMoms". They’re fabulous, simply fabulous. ~ Skip Straight to the Recipe ~


This recipe is so quick and easy
that I'm adding it to a special collection of easy summer recipes
published every summer since 2009.
Watch for new "summer easy" recipes all summer long!
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Egg McMoms: Healthy, Homemade Egg McMuffinsMy sister Adanna raised two strapping always-hungry boys on a budget. No surprise, she developed an arsenal of frugal meal ideas – techniques too basic, really, to call "recipes" per se but healthy food on …

Fish with Herb Butter:
Another Quick Supper Recipe

One of my favorite simple suppers, one that's light and easy and healthy too. It's quick enough for a weeknight supper but also special enough for company. Weight Watchers, you'll love this fish recipe, just 5 PointsPlus for something that tastes rich and satisfying. This recipe is so quick and easy
that I'm adding it to a special collection of easy summer recipes
published every summer since 2009.
Watch for new 'summer easy' recipes all summer long.
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Feeling heavy and slow from food-centered gatherings with friends and family over the long weekend? Overeat at breakfast or lunch? FISH with HERB BUTTER is the cure. Quick to prepare and serve, there’s barely time to toss a salad. ALANNA's TIPS Whether broiling, baking, grilling or frying, the guideline for cooking fish is to measure the thickest part, then cook 4 to 5 minutes per half inch. To test for doneness, insert a knife tip into the thic…