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Pet Project: Summer Treats

You’re not the only one excited about the farmers’ market right now. Your pooch loves fresh produce, too. But it’s not all safe for him to eat. Use our vet-approved list when healthy-snack shopping.

 

 

 

Do’s

Apples (remove the seeds)

Bananas

Bell peppers

Berries

Broccoli

Carrots

Celery

Citrus (remove the peel)

Eggplant

Green beans

Melons (remove the seeds)

Potatoes

Spinach

Squash

Stone fruits (remove the pits)

Tomatoes

Tropical fruits

Zucchini

 

Don’ts

Chives

Garlic

Grapes

Leeks

Onions

Shallots

 

List received by the ASPCA. Every pet is different, so please check with your vet to see if these fruits and vegetables are suitable for your dog or cat.

 

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how do you like them marshmallows? toasted, please!

Toasted marshmallows are a cookout staple. The cripsy, browned outside and suuuper ooey gooey inside is irresistible in the summertime. And guess what: You don’t have to have a roaring fire to achieve this summer treat! No campfire? No problem! We’ve shared our favorite ‘mallow desserts for you to cook up in honor of National Toasted Marshmallow Day. Be prepared to get your hands a little sticky!

 

Root Beer & Orange Slushie Sundaes with Toasted Marshmallows

 

Grilled Gingerbread S’mores Cake

 

Spike Mendelsohn’s Toasted Marshmallow Milkshakes

 

 

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how about a slice of raspberry cream pie?

Happy National Raspberry Cream Pie Day! Talk about a totally delicious summer dessert. This pie combines the delightful sweetness of fruit with the decadence of cream. The tasty treat is perfect for summer parties and entertaining. Bonus: Our recipe doesn’t even require baking, which is perfect for those hot days when you can’t bring yourself to turn on the oven.

Chilled Raspberry Cream Pie

 

Craving more raspberry recipes? We’ve got ice cream-infused, cocktail-spiked and chocolate-topped raspberry recipes you’ll adore.

I-Heart-Raspberry Sorbet Sandwiches

Raspberry Mojito

Raspberry Summer Pudding

Chocolate-Raspberry Truffle Bars

More summertime sweets:

Easy Berry Dessert Recipes

15 Fast Summer Recipes

Casual Summer 30-Minute Meals

The proof is in the pudding

Tapioca pudding is a deliciously unique dessert. We love the fun texture, sweet taste and, of course, all the different dishes you can make with those wee little bubbles. So celebrate National Tapioca Pudding Day with our roundup of favorite bubbly recipes—dig in!

This Coconut Tapioca Pudding recipe has coconut, ginger and mango. Perfect for summer!

 

Tapioca is also used in a bunch of other dishes besides puddings. Our recipe for Halo Halo (a popular dessert from the Philippines that traditionally contains beans, jellies and ice cream, plus flan and evaporated milk) calls for berries and is ultra refreshing.

 

Related Links:

Seasonal Chocolate Dessert Recipes

Easy Berry Dessert Recipes

Taste Test: The Best Greek Yogurts

 

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