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Better Homes and Gardens Fast & Fresh

Better Homes and Gardens Fast & Fresh
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Quick and wholesome meals are just a few steps away with Fast & Fresh magazine. This family-friendly collection is full of strategies for delicious recipes full of nutritious ingredients. Look for solutions to get meals on the table easily including 5-ingredient dishes, slow cooked meals you can make while away, double duty dinners with creative ways to use leftovers, 15 meals to make with one grocery, and more. For extra help in the kitchen, look for tips from the Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen for planning, shopping, and cooking. And be sure to look for icons for kid-friendly recipes and simple swaps to customize meals to your taste.

Better Homes and Gardens Fast & Fresh

TACTILE TOOLS • THE SMARTEST WAY TO FRESHEN UP YOUR COOKING? MAKE IT FAST AND EASY USING THE BEST PRODUCEPREPPING TOOLS.

USE IT UP • LEAVE NO VEGGIES BEHIND! USE EVERY LAST BIT OF PRECIOUS PRODUCE IN THAT CRISPER DRAWER WITH THESE SIMPLE STRATEGIES.

BREAKFAST GOES SAVORY • GOOD MORNING, SUNSHINE! KICKSTART YOUR DAY BY ADDING HERBS, SPICES, AND COLORFUL VEGGIES TO YOUR MORNING MIX.

MORE OF A SWEETS-FOR-BREAKFAST TYPE? • Try these make-ahead recipes:

OFF WITH THE TOP • YOU WON’T MISS THE TOP BUN (OR THE CARBS THAT GO WITH IT) WHEN YOU PILE FRESH, FLAVORFUL TOPPINGS ON THESE OPEN-FACE SANDWICHES.

FIRE-ROASTED TOMATO SALSA • TOP MAIN DISHES, SNACKS, SIDES—REALLY ANYTHING—WITH A SMOKY HOMEMADE SALSA.

GREENS & GRAINS • WHEN YOU COMBINE SAVORY, HEARTY, CRISPY, AND TANGY ALL IN ONE BOWL, MAGIC HAPPENS. HERE ARE SEVEN FRESH WAYS TO TOSS TOGETHER DINNER TONIGHT.

SKILLET DINNER TONIGHT • CALL IT INGENUITY OR CALL IT SHORTCUT COOKING, THESE ALL-IN-ONE SKILLET DINNERS ARE A COOK’S SECRET WEAPON FOR SURVIVING A BUSY WEEK.

FRESH HERB SAUCES • THESE STELLAR SAUCES UPGRADE HO-HUM CHICKEN BREASTS, STEAMED VEGGIES, PASTA NIGHT, AND ALMOST ANYTHING YOU CAN THROW ON THE GRILL.

SOUP'S ON • PULL OUT YOUR STOCK POTS. EVERY SEASON IS SOUP SEASON WHEN VEGGIES AND PROTEINS SIMMER AWAY WITH SPICE BLENDS, BRIGHT HERBS, AND PUNCHY FINISHES.

THE SHEET PAN CAN CAN • Purchased rotisserie chicken works well here, or with a little extra work, you can prep shredded chicken for the week in your slow cooker. Cover skinless, boneless chicken breasts and/or thighs by 1 inch with chicken stock; add aromatics, such as quartered onions and garlic cloves, and a handful of fresh herbs. Cook 4 to 5 hours on low; discard herbs and vegetables. Shred chicken with forks.

COCKTAILS + MOCKTAILS • KEEP IT FRESH: BOLD FLAVORS AND TRENDY INGREDIENTS UPGRADE FRESH FRUITS, VEGGIES, AND AROMATICS. (BONUS INCLUSIVE, ALCOHOL-FREE RECIPES!)

EXPAND YOUR FLAVOR UNIVERSE • THESE GLOBE-HOPPING RECIPES—INSPIRED BY FLAVORS, SPICES, AND INGREDIENTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD—ARE JUST THE REFRESH YOUR DINNER ROTATION NEEDS.

MAKE IT FLAT • AND MAKE IT MEDITERRANEAN. USHER IN SPRING WITH THESE PIZZA-SANDWICH HYBRIDS—COMPLETE WITH LEAN PROTEINS, FRESH PRODUCE, AND BRIGHT FINISHING SAUCES.

VEGGIE QUICK PICKLES • GOODBYE, SAD DESK LUNCH. ADD ZIP AND CRUNCH TO SANDWICHES, BOWLS, AND MORE WITH THIS CUSTOMIZABLE QUICK PICKLE RECIPE.

HOOK, LINE, SINKER • DINNER’S A CATCH WITH THESE OMEGA-3–RICH RECIPES MADE WITH SALMON, TUNA, HALIBUT, AND MORE.

HAND IT OVER • SKIP THE SILVERWARE WITH THESE HANDS-ON MAINS—THINK TACOS, WRAPS, AND SANDWICHES—MADE FOR WEEKNIGHT DINNERS

#PASTA NIGHT • WITH THESE FRESH, VEGGIE-PACKED RECIPES, GETTING DINNER ON THE TABLE IS AS EASY AS BOILING PASTA.

QUICK SNACKS • MIDMORNING HUNGER? LATE-NIGHT SNACK ATTACK? KEEP THESE SPEEDY RECIPES ON HAND FOR MINDFUL MUNCHING.


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Frequency: One time Pages: 100 Publisher: Meredith Operations Corporation Edition: Better Homes and Gardens Fast & Fresh

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  • Release date: March 20, 2020

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Quick and wholesome meals are just a few steps away with Fast & Fresh magazine. This family-friendly collection is full of strategies for delicious recipes full of nutritious ingredients. Look for solutions to get meals on the table easily including 5-ingredient dishes, slow cooked meals you can make while away, double duty dinners with creative ways to use leftovers, 15 meals to make with one grocery, and more. For extra help in the kitchen, look for tips from the Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen for planning, shopping, and cooking. And be sure to look for icons for kid-friendly recipes and simple swaps to customize meals to your taste.

Better Homes and Gardens Fast & Fresh

TACTILE TOOLS • THE SMARTEST WAY TO FRESHEN UP YOUR COOKING? MAKE IT FAST AND EASY USING THE BEST PRODUCEPREPPING TOOLS.

USE IT UP • LEAVE NO VEGGIES BEHIND! USE EVERY LAST BIT OF PRECIOUS PRODUCE IN THAT CRISPER DRAWER WITH THESE SIMPLE STRATEGIES.

BREAKFAST GOES SAVORY • GOOD MORNING, SUNSHINE! KICKSTART YOUR DAY BY ADDING HERBS, SPICES, AND COLORFUL VEGGIES TO YOUR MORNING MIX.

MORE OF A SWEETS-FOR-BREAKFAST TYPE? • Try these make-ahead recipes:

OFF WITH THE TOP • YOU WON’T MISS THE TOP BUN (OR THE CARBS THAT GO WITH IT) WHEN YOU PILE FRESH, FLAVORFUL TOPPINGS ON THESE OPEN-FACE SANDWICHES.

FIRE-ROASTED TOMATO SALSA • TOP MAIN DISHES, SNACKS, SIDES—REALLY ANYTHING—WITH A SMOKY HOMEMADE SALSA.

GREENS & GRAINS • WHEN YOU COMBINE SAVORY, HEARTY, CRISPY, AND TANGY ALL IN ONE BOWL, MAGIC HAPPENS. HERE ARE SEVEN FRESH WAYS TO TOSS TOGETHER DINNER TONIGHT.

SKILLET DINNER TONIGHT • CALL IT INGENUITY OR CALL IT SHORTCUT COOKING, THESE ALL-IN-ONE SKILLET DINNERS ARE A COOK’S SECRET WEAPON FOR SURVIVING A BUSY WEEK.

FRESH HERB SAUCES • THESE STELLAR SAUCES UPGRADE HO-HUM CHICKEN BREASTS, STEAMED VEGGIES, PASTA NIGHT, AND ALMOST ANYTHING YOU CAN THROW ON THE GRILL.

SOUP'S ON • PULL OUT YOUR STOCK POTS. EVERY SEASON IS SOUP SEASON WHEN VEGGIES AND PROTEINS SIMMER AWAY WITH SPICE BLENDS, BRIGHT HERBS, AND PUNCHY FINISHES.

THE SHEET PAN CAN CAN • Purchased rotisserie chicken works well here, or with a little extra work, you can prep shredded chicken for the week in your slow cooker. Cover skinless, boneless chicken breasts and/or thighs by 1 inch with chicken stock; add aromatics, such as quartered onions and garlic cloves, and a handful of fresh herbs. Cook 4 to 5 hours on low; discard herbs and vegetables. Shred chicken with forks.

COCKTAILS + MOCKTAILS • KEEP IT FRESH: BOLD FLAVORS AND TRENDY INGREDIENTS UPGRADE FRESH FRUITS, VEGGIES, AND AROMATICS. (BONUS INCLUSIVE, ALCOHOL-FREE RECIPES!)

EXPAND YOUR FLAVOR UNIVERSE • THESE GLOBE-HOPPING RECIPES—INSPIRED BY FLAVORS, SPICES, AND INGREDIENTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD—ARE JUST THE REFRESH YOUR DINNER ROTATION NEEDS.

MAKE IT FLAT • AND MAKE IT MEDITERRANEAN. USHER IN SPRING WITH THESE PIZZA-SANDWICH HYBRIDS—COMPLETE WITH LEAN PROTEINS, FRESH PRODUCE, AND BRIGHT FINISHING SAUCES.

VEGGIE QUICK PICKLES • GOODBYE, SAD DESK LUNCH. ADD ZIP AND CRUNCH TO SANDWICHES, BOWLS, AND MORE WITH THIS CUSTOMIZABLE QUICK PICKLE RECIPE.

HOOK, LINE, SINKER • DINNER’S A CATCH WITH THESE OMEGA-3–RICH RECIPES MADE WITH SALMON, TUNA, HALIBUT, AND MORE.

HAND IT OVER • SKIP THE SILVERWARE WITH THESE HANDS-ON MAINS—THINK TACOS, WRAPS, AND SANDWICHES—MADE FOR WEEKNIGHT DINNERS

#PASTA NIGHT • WITH THESE FRESH, VEGGIE-PACKED RECIPES, GETTING DINNER ON THE TABLE IS AS EASY AS BOILING PASTA.

QUICK SNACKS • MIDMORNING HUNGER? LATE-NIGHT SNACK ATTACK? KEEP THESE SPEEDY RECIPES ON HAND FOR MINDFUL MUNCHING.


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