Spotlight Recipes: Make It a No-Cook Week

Turn off the stove and turn to these no-cook summer recipes. No need to dial up the takeout when you can create full meals from vitamin-rich fresh fruits and vegetables.
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Who needs to be slaving over a hot stove in this summer heat? Try some of these no-cook soups, main dishes and desserts that are a healthy -- and cheaper -- alternative to dialing up some takeout. They're packed with fresh fruits and veggies, which means more vitamins and minerals on your plate.

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