Savor the Long Weekend with These Energy- Efficient Recipes

Memorial Day weekend is a great time to celebrate our freedom and remember what we’re thankful for. Whether you’re hosting or attending a Memorial Day gathering, these energy efficient recipes are sure to be the life of the party.

Muffuletta Party Dip 

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Creamy and flavorful, this easy dip is a great starter to any party. Besides storing your ingredients in your refrigerator, the only energy used here is to soften the cream cheese in the microwave. Once you try it, you will never look at crackers and dip the same way again! Get the full recipe here.

Summer Corn And Tomato Pasta Salad  

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This savory pasta salad is perfect for a warm summer party. With a nice kick from green pepper hot sauce, this recipe is easy to make and sure to be a crowd pleaser. As most of the prep work involves chopping and whisking, this recipe requires very little energy use. Click here for the full recipe.

Skillet Green Bean Casserole

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Who says green bean casserole is only for Thanksgiving? This all-American dish is a potluck favorite that will win over any party. With a cook time of only 20 minutes, this recipe is as easy as it is delicious. The short cook time on the stove and only a few minutes required in the oven makes this recipe very energy efficient! Get the recipe here.

No-Bake Lemon And Blueberry Cheesecake

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Cool and creamy cheesecake is great for summer parties. This patriotic dessert will hit the spot with your guests. The best part is, the no-bake recipe keeps your oven off, your house cool and your energy use low. Get your sweet fix here.

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