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100% Fruit Popsicles

100% Fruit Popsicles

Beat the heat with these tasty 100% Fruit Popsicles. No artificial colors here! *Makes 10 popsicles Ingredients Popsicle mold 5 kiwis 3 white nectarines or peaches, pitted, skin on. 2 cups seeded watermelon, cubed Instructions Peel kiwis and add to a blender. Pulse...

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Gourmet Burger Board

Gourmet Burger Board

A Gourmet Burger Board is a fun way to present a classic barbecue. Pile grilled burgers on a board, along with every sauce and topping you can think of, for the ultimate make-your-own burger buffet! Ingredient Ideas Burgers, brats, hot dogs Buns, rolls Toppings:...

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Raspberry Blueberry Tart

Raspberry Blueberry Tart

Raspberries, blueberries, and whipped cream piled high in a shortbread cookie crust . . .  the perfect red, white, and blue dessert! Ingredients Shortbread crust: 1 ¼ cups flour 3 Tbsp. powdered sugar Pinch salt 10 Tbsp. cold unsalted butter, cut into small cubes...

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Chili Rubbed Flank Steak with Corn Tomato Salsa

Chili Rubbed Flank Steak with Corn Tomato Salsa

As you’re planning your Fourth of July barbecue menu, keep this flank steak in mind! Coated with a spicy dry-rub and topped with a fresh corn and tomato salsa, this steak is a definite crowd pleaser! Ingredients Steak 3 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 cup honey Juice...

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Summer Fruit Board

Summer Fruit Board

Bring the farmer’s market home with you! A summer fruit board is the perfect pool-side snack and can be modified for whatever fruit you have on hand. *Serves 8-10 as an appetizer or side dish Ingredients Favorite summer fruits: melons, berries, peaches, nectarines,...

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4-Ingredient Grilled Pepper Chicken

4-Ingredient Grilled Pepper Chicken

Father’s Day is coming up, which means it’s time to get out the meat and fire up the grill! This 4-Ingredient Grilled Pepper Chicken is the easiest chicken you’ll ever make, and incredibly versatile.   *Serves 4-6 Ingredients 1 1/2-2 pounds chicken tenders 2 Tbsp....

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Fresh Corn-off-the-Cob Salad

Fresh Corn-off-the-Cob Salad

We’re starting to see fresh corn pop up in the grocery store! Take advantage of it with this fresh corn-off-the-cob salad! Crunchy jicama, bacon bits, mint, and garden tomatoes come together with fresh corn in a simple but delicious salad. Ingredients 1/2 lbs. bacon 4...

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One-Pan Roasted Salmon

One-Pan Roasted Salmon

Things can get busy this time of the year. This One-Pan Roasted Salmon is a simple, quick dinner that’s perfect for your busy nights! You’re just a handful of ingredients away from a healthy, delicious meal. Ingredients 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 5 cups cherry...

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Quick and Easy Spicy Coleslaw

Quick and Easy Spicy Coleslaw

Barbecue season is just about here! This Quick and Easy Spicy Coleslaw is the perfect side dish to bring to your first neighborhood BBQ party. *Serves 4-6 as a side dish Ingredients 1/2 head green cabbage 1 c. grated carrot 1/2 small red onion 1/2 c. dill pickles 1...

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Adobo Chicken Tortilla Soup (with Instant Pot Version)

Adobo Chicken Tortilla Soup (with Instant Pot Version)

Fresh tomatoes, onions, cilantro, and chipotle peppers come together to create a flavorful chicken tortilla soup with a kick! Ingredients 2 cups cherry tomatoes 1 cup onion, chopped 1 cup cilantro, packed 3 garlic cloves 1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce + 1 tsp. adobo...

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Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies

Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies

These cookies are bright and full of flavor! Perfect for a Mother’s Day or graduation celebration! Ingredients *Makes about five dozen cookies Cookies 1 c. unsalted butter, at room temperature 2 c. sugar 3 eggs 1 c. plain Greek yogurt 1 tsp. vanilla extract 4 1/2 c....

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Pico de Gallo

Pico de Gallo

Bring this yummy Pico de Gallo to your Cinco de Mayo party this weekend! Eat it with chips or throw it on top of your favorite tacos or enchiladas! Fresh, healthy, and delicious. Ingredients 1/2 white onion 1 1/2 cups tomatoes, chopped 1 jalapeño 1 avocado Large...

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Classic BBQ Chicken Pizza

Classic BBQ Chicken Pizza

An easy-to-make crust topped with all the traditional toppings: barbecue sauce, roasted chicken, mushrooms, cheeses, and fresh cilantro. It's a classic! Ingredients Pizza Dough 1 Tbsp. dry yeast 1 Tbsp. honey 1 cup warm water 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 1/2 - 3...

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4 “Mix Up Your Morning” Oatmeal Recipes

4 “Mix Up Your Morning” Oatmeal Recipes

Oatmeal is such a quick and easy breakfast, especially when things get crazy toward the end of the school year! But it’s easy to get stuck in a rut with it. Mix things up with peanut butter, coconut-raspberry, banana bread, and carrot cake oatmeal. Ingredients Peanut...

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Instant Pot Beef & Broccoli

Instant Pot Beef & Broccoli

All the Asian flavors of beef and broccoli without the additives you get from takeout. This Beef and Broccoli recipe uses the instant pot to get tender, juicy meat with lots of flavor! Ingredients *Serves 4-6 1 Tbsp. avocado oil or extra-virgin olive oil, divided 5...

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Spring and Summer Travel Tips

Spring and Summer Travel Tips

from the Bonneville Sheriff's Office Many things come with spring and summer that give us cause to send a reminder to our community of a few safety things. Warmer weather brings clear roads that fill with travelers from out of state, kids and families on summer...

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Tips for Raising Safe and Healthy Kids

Tips for Raising Safe and Healthy Kids

from Eastern Idaho Public Health Raising a child in today’s world can be a challenge, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are a few tips that will help you raise safe and healthy kids. Get check-ups and vaccinations. Routine check-ups, including dental and eye exams, help...

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Stuffed French Toast

Stuffed French Toast

This weekend, treat your family to a decadent Easter morning breakfast! Stuffed French Toast is a quick and easy breakfast that comes together in minutes and will make the whole family happy. Ingredients French Toast 8-10 pieces thick-cut French or sourdough bread 6-8...

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Roast Beef, Brie Cheese, and Pepper Jelly Sliders

Roast Beef, Brie Cheese, and Pepper Jelly Sliders

Need a quick and easy dinner? Try these gourmet sliders! Add some melted herb butter and a quick cook in the oven for a delicious hot sandwich—ready in minutes. Ingredients *Makes 12 sliders 12 slider buns 1 pound deli rare roast beef (You can also use deli turkey.)...

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Improve Your Child’s Sleep

Improve Your Child’s Sleep

Blake Cameron, DDS, FAGD, Aspen Dental Fellow Academy of Laser Dentistry Have you ever passed by your child’s bedroom before going to bed and thought you heard a razorback hog in there with him or her? If that kind of noise comes from your child’s bedroom while...

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