6 No-Cook Vegetarian Meals Perfect for Hot Summer Days

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ICYMI, it’s f***ing hot outside. And not to go full-on One Tree Hill levels of dramatic, but having to use my oven or stovetop when the heat is already sweltering

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A NOLS Instructor’s Favorite Backcountry Meals

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After a long, hard day on the trail, the body doesn’t just crave fuel. It wants a warm, delicious, and nourishing feast. “Eating well in the backcountry makes such a world of difference,” says John Sims, rations manager for the National Outdoor Leadership School’s Rocky Mountain campus in Lander, Wyoming. He’s seen it firsthand: “I remember one day last fall when I was working as an instructor. We had moved for a number of hours to camp, and all the students were tired, hungry, unhappy. The instructor team encouraged people to start making food right away, some instant

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New Connecticut food delivery service offers healthy meals from local chefs

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Keto cheesecake from Manchester. Cold-pressed juices from Mystic. Vegan pasta from New Haven. Kombucha from Danbury. All delivered to your home in one order. 

That’s the concept behind My Local Chefs, a new culinary startup by Vanessa Sena, which launched July 5. Sena’s platform brings together Connecticut chefs, bakers and producers who create fresh and healthy foods, and delivers products to customers around the state on a twice-weekly basis.

“I wanted to do something that was an Amazon-type feel, but for people who wanted healthy food,” she said. “I started inviting myself to all these Facebook groups, and I was

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Everything you need to buy for food stylist and photographer Danielle Campbell’s Week of Meals recipes

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Week of Meals is a weeknight dinner series that brings you five, easy-to-prepare weeknight recipes from one shopping trip that costs less than $100. Here’s your grocery list and the prep work to do on the day of shopping to set yourself up for effortless cooking the rest of the week.

For Danielle Campbell’s recipes, here’s what you’ll need:

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These ingredients will need to be purchased if you don’t already have them.

Meat and seafood
2 pounds salmon filets
1 pound lean ground beef, lamb or pork
4 ounces pancetta
1 whole chicken (3 1/2 to 4 pounds)

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21 Plant-Based High-Protein Meals Without Meat

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Whether you’re fully vegetarian or just trying to add more meat-free options to your recipe rotation, these will help.

Whether you’re entirely vegetarian or you just want to introduce some meat-free options into your recipe rotation, we’ve got you covered with these plant-based meals — all of which are high in protein. 🌱


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Many plants — not to mention, cheese and eggs — have plenty of protein, so you can take on Meatless Mondays (or go vegetarian) without worry. From a protein-packed take on cheesy mac ‘n’ cheese to a sweet but

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Master summer meals with an Apple and Mandarin Macaroni Salad | Food/Recipes

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(Family Features) Skip boring dishes and instead dive into a sweet, satisfying macaroni salad that’s perfect for enjoying al fresco.

With fresh ingredients and appetizing flavor, this Apple and Mandarin Macaroni Salad is more than just a side – it’s a meal on its own. Grilled chicken breast is complemented by mandarin oranges and the sophisticated sweetness and crisp texture of Envy apples. Named America’s No. 1 apple for taste, crispness, aroma and appearance, according to an independent sensory test by Forward Agency, the apples are a delightful way to enhance your favorite dishes.

This recipe calls for firing up

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