Diabetes Forecast

The Healthy Living Magazine

Summer Food Special


There's something to be said for a ripe vegetables fresh from the garden. Not only do they dwarf store-bought varieties in terms of flavor, but home-grown food can add meaning to the foods you eat. This summer, opt to grow your own fruits and vegetables, then make your own convenience foods. (Trust us, homemade crackers are miles above store-bought ones.) The happy result: gourmet-tasting food for a fraction of the cost.

1. Grow It

Victory in the Garden
The best-tasting food comes straight from your yard.

2. Make It

Home Cooking
Skip the packaged convenience foods. You can make these recipes in your very own kitchen.

3. Fake It

Faux Fancy, Full Flavored
Here's how to make a meal that looks and tastes like a million bucks (but costs just a few).

Plus: Canning at Home

Nine steps to making your own jams, jellies, and pickles.


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