and fruit salad. Really pressed for time? Order a veggie-topped pizza and serve with a big mixed vegetable salad from the supermarket salad bar. Refresh with a selection of beverages. Keep plenty of cool water on hand, as well as 100% fruit juices, fat-free milk, unsweetened ice
boost your brain power, help you get needed nutrients and even help you manage your weight. Stock a drawer with packs or cups of instant oatmeal or other whole-grain hot cereals—just add hot water, stir and enjoy. Keep a bag of raisins or dried cranberries to add to the cereal or
up. Remind them to take frequent drink breaks during the day, too. And when they come inside after a hard day's play, hand them a refreshing glass of water. Nutritionist Experts Our Nutrition Experts are registered dietitians who hold master’s degrees and are members of the American
Fragrant Citrus Steamed Pork. Tender pork chops are steamed over an aromatic infusion of water, spices and citrus juice for a refreshingly simple dinner for two.
Vietnamese Fresh Spring Rolls. These spring rolls are a refreshing change from the usual fried variety, and have become a family favorite. They are great as a cool summertime appetizer, and are delicious dipped in one or both of the sauces.
Hawaiian Plantation Iced Tea. Iced black tea with accented with pineapple juice shows off its Hawaiian roots and makes a refreshing party drink.
Chinese Noodle Salad with Grilled Five-Spice Chicken. With the addition of noodles, it's a full meal salad. Refreshing green tea ice cream and fortune cookies are a fun way to finish.
Curry Noodles with Chicken. Plump pieces of chicken and fresh fettuccine simmer in a rich, curry-spiked coconut milk sauce. To accompany the dish, steam whole green beans until tender-crisp, then drizzle them with fragrant Asian sesame oil just before serving. End with scoops of refreshing
Mint Tea Punch. Tea, mint, sugar, orange and lemon juices make this a quick and easy, refreshingly delicious drink on a hot summer's day, given to me by a true Southern lady. Goes great with Cajun or spicy foods too. Every time I serve this someone asks me for the recipe!
Pineapple Lemonade Spritzers. A refreshing and light alternative to lemonade. A syrup made with pineapple juice and lemon juice is mixed with carbonated water over ice.