Recipe Collection: Favorite Fruit Recipes for Summer

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Summertime calls for fruit – blueberries, strawberries, kiwis, pineapples, blackberries, grapes, watermelons, lemons – we love them all! EverydayFamily has some fancy ways of serving up our favorite fruits, and we're bringing them back into the spotlight because we just know you're going to love them.

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Fruit Tart

This dish is like a little bit of bliss for your eyes and for your mouth. It is amazing.

You might want to make two — one for you and one for everyone else. It's that good.

Make it here.

watermelon ideas
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What is summertime without watermelon? It's kind of a must. And just look at all of the creative ways we're serving it up. Any of these ideas would be the perfect spin on a healthy and refreshing dessert! Take a peek here, and tell us which idea you like the best.

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Pear Pistachio Appetizer Pizza

Pears! Gorgonzola! Pistachios! All of these things on your pizza is a really, really good idea. Make it, try it. Your mouth will love you forever.

fruits and vegetables
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Vitamin C

There are so many reasons why we should be getting more fruits and veggies in our diets, and this article fills in some of the details on why it's important.

Oh, and these super smoothie recipes might help us meet our quota. (Try these out on your picky eaters!) 


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Grilling up a storm this summer? Make one of these homemade blueberry or watermelon or even passion fruit BBQ sauces.

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Recipe Collection: Favorite Fruit Recipes for Summer

Melanie Denney lives in the smallest of towns, with her two little darlings. She has a Bachelor's degree and happily works as a full-time mother and a freelance writer, specializing in sociology and recreation leadership. ... More

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