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Do you eat out often? Learn how to stick to your healthy habits, even when you’re on-the-go! In this lesson from Darya Rose, author and creator of Summer Tomato, learn how to decipher confusing menuspeak to order food that is both tasty and healthy. You’ll also explore your options for substituting unhealthy items and eating food in the best order. (Hint: don’t save the best for last!)


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Looking for a refreshing summer cocktail recipe? Learn how to make a modified French 75, featuring champagne and limoncello, in under five minutes. Toren Elste shows you how to eyeball the measurements and combine everything to perfection. This specialty cocktail is perfect for wedding events, birthday parties, or just quiet days around the house.


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Who says chips can’t be healthy? This lesson from TE culinary shows you how to make kale chips with just a few simple ingredients: olive oil, seasoning, and fresh kale. Best of alll, you don't have to feel guilty if you eat the whole cookie sheet full. This clean eating recipe yields the perfect guilt-free snack!


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Eating healthy starts with the food in your kitchen. If you don’t stock your fridge and pantry with wholesome and nutritious meal options, you will be more likely to take the easy route and order something fast and greasy elsewhere. In this lesson, Darya Rose, author of Foodist and creator of Summer Tomato, offers several tips and tricks for easing your way into cooking healthy meals at home.


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Wrangle up some colorful ingredients and make an unforgettable salad! This lesson shows you how to prepare a beautiful seven-color salad. Drizzled with delicious vinaigrette and plated to perfection, you can impress your friends and bestow a fresh and healthy meal upon them at the same time! Of course, you can always skip an ingredient or two, but then you'll have to come up with a different name!


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You don’t have to limit yourself to the traditional ways of cooking. In this lesson from Sunset Magazine, food editor Margo True reveals six unconventional methods for cooking on gas or charcoal grills. Make popovers in a muffin pan, or turn your grill into an oven for large cuts of meat that require indirect heat; you can even cook directly in the coals for some recipes.


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A healthy diet takes work, but clean eating recipes don’t have to be complex to be healthy and tasty. These cucumber canapés are nutritious, delicious, and easy to make! They’re the perfect healthy appetizer to have with friends, They’re also easy to prepare as a vegetarian or vegan recipe—just leave out the smoked salmon! With just a few simple steps your guests will be left wanting more, and you'll be the star of the party!


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Want a delicious, healthy salad recipe without the hassle? With a few kitchen supplies and some easy-to-find produce, you can make a rainbow salad in no time! Learn Raw Food shows you how to make this colorful blend of lettuces, cucumber, tomato, carrots, beets, and bell peppers. Make one for an energizing lunch or to start off a hearty meal. The rainbow salad is perfect for vegans, vegetarians, and omnivores alike!


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With just a cooking grate, sand, aluminum foil, and bricks, you can build your own barbecue pit in minutes. Margo True, food editor at Sunset magazine, shares the blueprint (courtesy of celebrity chef Michael Fiorello). Gather some fire-building materials and invite your friends over to test out your DIY creation.


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The Dutch oven is one of a camp cook’s most versatile tools—from cooking hearty soups and stews to decadent cinnamon rolls. In this lesson from Sunset Magazine, associate food editor Elaine Johnson demonstrates how to use a Dutch oven at the campground. You will learn how a camp Dutch oven differs from the traditional model, discover the three most common coal arrangements, and get two mouthwatering recipes to test out in your own Dutch oven.


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For getting the most flavor out of vegetables, nothing beats grilling. In this lesson from Sunset magazine, food editor Margo True reveals the best methods for grilling veggies—from marinades to presentation techniques. You will learn how to keep vegetables from sticking, choose the perfect temperature, and more. There's something for everyone, whether you're looking for easy sides for a steak or ways to make a whole meal out of vegetables.


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Want others to join your quest toward health and wellness? By framing healthy habits positively and avoiding criticism of others’ lifestyles, you can advance your own eating habits and get others interested in eating healthy, too. Darya Rose, author and creator of Summer Tomato, reveals the best ways to talk to friends, family members, and kids about healthy choices.


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Who says peanut butter cookies can’t be part of a healthy diet? These all-natural peanut butter cookies are the perfect treat for your clean eating diet. TE culinary shares a tasty vegan cookie recipe with peanut butter, ground almonds, maple syrup, and other natural ingredients. Delicious and packed with protein, these clean cookies are the perfect treat to grab on the go!


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Learn how to throw a Santa Maria-style barbecue party in your own backyard! Ike Simas, one of the foremost experts of traditional Santa Maria-style barbecue, visits Sunset Magazine to break down how red oak affects flavor, what steps go into preparing the meat, and how you can assemble some classic sides to accompany a choice cut of top sirloin.


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Once you have developed a long-term plan for eating healthy, learn how to find naturally nutritious foods and avoid refined sugar and refined grains. Darya Rose, author and creator of Summer Tomato, explains how to avoid confusing advertising labels and find out what’s really in your dinner. You’ll also learn the best way to organize your plate to avoid overeating and get all of your necessary nutrients.


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Sometimes all it takes to turn a bad habit into a good one is a bit of mindfulness. In this lesson, learn several techniques for eating healthy by paying attention to the food on your plate. Darya Rose, author and creator of Summer Tomato, explains how even small environmental tweaks like low light and soft, slow music can improve your eating habits.


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Does your family complain every time you serve Brussels sprouts? Consider Brussels sprouts in a new light, and discover how delectable they can be when baked with garlic and prosciutto. This easy recipe from Rouxbe Cooking School is great for a busy weeknight or for a holiday dinner party. Along with learning to love Brussels sprouts, you’ll also learn how to make a roux. Won’t your family be surprised when they’re begging for seconds?


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Looking for a Thanksgiving dessert to follow your scrumptious feast? This holiday season, try this recipe for a creamy spiced pumpkin cheesecake with a shortbread crust! This lesson from Rouxbe Cooking School walks you through the process start to finish, from choosing and lining the right pan to slicing your finished dessert. Use the included pumpkin cheesecake recipe, or apply these tips to your own cheesecake recipe to avoid common problems such as over-mixing, leaky fillings, and cracking.


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Lovers of white wine, rejoice! Sunset Magazine breaks down the history and flavor spectra of over a dozen varieties, including sauvignon blanc and pinot grigio. Start with the most popular wine in the United States, chardonnay, and work your way towards the more obscure, though equally flavorful and complex, types such as riesling, white Rhônes, and even Austria’s pride and joy: Gewürztraminer.


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