"This is a refreshing summer drink to enjoy on those lazy dog days of summer," reports Kathy Kittell from her home in Lenexa, Kansas. With the simple syrup in the fridge, it's a breeze to stir up this thirst-quenching beverage by the glass or pitcher. Skip links
I like omelets but don't always have time to stand by the stove. That's why I favor this oven-baked variety that I can quickly pop into the oven at a moment's notice. My family frequently requests this for Sunday brunch. They always empty the dish. —Ellen Bower, Taneytown, Maryland Skip links
Colorful and refreshing, this sweet-tart slush has become a family favorite. I freeze the mix in 2- and 4-cup containers so it can be served in small portions for individuals or the whole family. I also freeze crushed strawberries to make preparation simpler. —Connie Friesen, Altona, Manitoba Skip links
This pretty slaw recipe is a celebration of spring produce. The celery seed in the recipe is inspired by traditional Texas-style coleslaw, while the snap peas and radishes stand in for cabbage. Serve this healthy side dish with grilled or roasted chicken and new potato salad for a fresh dinner.
Sausage Pancake Bites - perfect for breakfast, lunch, dinner or parties! Can make in advance and freeze unbaked for later. Only 4 ingredients - sausage, cheese, maple syrup and pancake mix. Mix in your KitchenAid stand mixer and they come together in minutes. Serve with syrup and hot sauce. #sausageballs #freezermeal #makeahead #sausage #recipe
"For a special treat on a steamy day, try this fruity cooler," suggests Vernal, Utah's Alisa Allred. "I first had it when I was pregnant. It really hit the spot that summer—and ever since! I’m asked to bring it to family gatherings all year long, so I always keep a batch or two in my freezer…just to be prepared." Skip links
You could say that I've become a bit obsessed with green tea lately. You can find me using it as a replacement for the milk or juice in smoothies, combining it with almond milk for cereal [don't knock it till