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From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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Mint Green Tea Spritzer

For a refreshing and festive non-alcoholic St. Paddy’s day beverage, try this cooling mint green tea spritzer.

Fresh Mint Shake

McDonald's Shamrock Shake will cost you some serious fat and calories (plus it's only available a few weeks per year). Make your own lighter version at home.

Herb of the Month: Mint

In this new series, we’re exploring new ideas using our favorite herbs. Many folks buy or grow fresh herbs but aren’t sure what to do with them. Check these fresh ideas on our first herb, mint.

Cool-Down Cooking: Mint

I know I love the cooling effect that a mid-summer Mojito has on my system but I didn’t realize that mint in general is a great antidote to hot weather. It makes sense, considering how popular mint tea is in arid countries like Egypt and Morocco. I’m not sure I’ll be drinking hot mint tea anytime soon but I’ll definitely be adding this soothing herb to my summer fare.

Spotlight Recipe: Carrot, Green Apple and Mint Salad

With less than 90 calories per serving and full of vitamin A (good for healthy eyes and hair), this easy carrot salad whips up in no time. Try it as a side for any sandwich or light dinner.

Melissa’s Delicate Mint Sandwich Holiday Cookies — 12 Days of Cookies

Melissa nestles a cool mint-butter filling between two tangy cream-cheese based sugar cookies and dusts them with fine colored sugar.

Ree Drummond's Mint Chocolate Truffles - 12 Days of Cookies

Ree's truffle mixture of semisweet and bittersweet chocolate plus sweetened condensed milk and mint extract is so delicious you might be tempted to eat it with a spoon.