(NAPSI)You can express your warm feelings for anyone you care about with something fresh and wonderful you baked yourself.
(NAPSI)As summer approaches, many of us are looking to find healthy ways to cut calories from our daily diet without sacrificing flavor. Asian-inspired salads are a great choice for lunch or dinner since they are highly flavorful, versatile and packed with nutrients. With all these attractive qualities, youll find yourself indulging in guilt-free freshness all summer long!
(NAPSI)How much do you know about the honey bear bottle in your pantry? With recent confusion over pollen and filtration, the National Honey Board (NHB) wants to clarify any misconceptions surrounding this natural ingredient with harvesting, filtration and nutrition facts about honey. With more than 300 varietals of honey in the United States, honey adds its own unique profile to every recipe. Plus, honey has many benefits before and after it gets to the pantry.
(NAPSI)—If you’ve ever thought about taking steps to prepare for a possible disaster, you’re not alone. Nationally, some 8 million Americans are doing some “prepping” to protect their families in case something bad comes their way.
(BPT) - TV’s best-fed hedonist, Anthony Bourdain, is keeping busy these days with his hit travel series “Parts Unknown,” his publishing career and an upcoming appearance at this year’s National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show in Chicago. Love him or hate him, Bourdain is the biggest, baddest food dude on the planet. The self-proclaimed “chef slacker” shares his advice for restaurateurs and new chefs, and talks about his desired last meal on Earth and love of old-school cocktails.
(NewsUSA) - After 18 years spent leaping over regulatory hurdles and sputtering in political gridlock, the first genetically modified animal intended for human consumption is one critical step closer to receiving federal approval.
(NewsUSA) - This Father's Day, prepare some ideas for Dad that are creatively sweet.
(StatePoint) There are unlimited excuses you can make to skip cooking. But if lack of time or money is the reason you’re getting take-out yet again, consider this -- plenty of fresh, inventive meals can be prepared quickly and on a budget.
(NAPSI)—A legacy of healthy eating can be one of the best gifts you give your family. Like traditions, healthy recipes can be passed down from generation to generation. Choose the right ones and you’ll provide great opportunities for your family to live longer, healthier lives.
Spring has sprung, along with one of the sweetest treats of the season - fresh sweet corn. Over the last few years, fresh sweet corn has become a spring vegetable that’s just as highly anticipated by those in the know as the season’s first peas, asparagus, and radishes. Available nationwide, fresh sweet corn is harvested throughout the spring – good news for anyone who wants to get their hands on some today.
(NAPSI)—Show your love for mom by looking after her health with the gift of heart-smart cooking.
(NAPSI)Looking to add some color to your dinner table? Decorate your plate with canned fruits and vegetables, which are packed with nutrition and provide garden quality all year long.
(NAPSI)—Your next barbecue may be better if you follow these 10 tips from the experts at the United States Department of Agriculture on keeping food safe when cooking outside:
(NewsUSA) - It's been said that "Music gives life to everything." Combine that with the adage, "Variety is the spice of life," and you've got the perfect description of the entertainment found in Pigeon Forge, Tenn.
(NewsUSA) - For anyone looking to embrace a healthy physique this bathing suit season, it helps to stick to fresh fruits and veggies. "Yeah," you sigh, "as if I haven't heard that one before."
(NAPSI)—If you’re like 25 percent of grill owners, you can expect to host five or more barbecues in the next few months, according to the new Weber Grill Watch Survey. So now may be the right time to brush up on the do’s and don’ts of grilling.
(NAPSI)—From “The Sound of Music” to the Vienna Boys Choir to a movie star turned California governor, Austria has many famed exports. Fortunately for the U.S., that now includes its premium quality wines as well.
(NAPSI)The next time friends and family tell you your cooking tastes like a million dollars, they may be right. Submit an original recipe to the 46th Pillsbury Bake-Off Contestbigger and better than everfor a chance to win $1 million. Just be sure your recipe:
(NAPSI)According to a recent study, 62 percent of Americans now report grilling year-round. Take a tip from these backyard grillers and pick up some steaks, break out the tools and perfect your grilling techniques. These quick and easy tips will help take your home-grilled steaks to the next level:
(NAPSI)—Adding a small seed to your diet may offer big benefits. That’s the word from experts who say that flaxseeds are an excellent way to improve your health.
(NAPSI)—When the party is at your place, impress guests with a winning dish and this expert cheat-sheet from author and "Top Chef" judge, Gail Simmons.
(NAPSI)—Now, when you use certain skin care products to enhance your own looks, you can help make the rest of the world a better-looking place, too. Plus, you won’t be the only one working on the issue.
(NAPSI)—Your family can eat better and spend less if you check out these smart ideas.
(NAPSI)—Add interest to your menu with grain-based salads. They can double as a meal or a side dish and complement a variety of foods.
(NAPSI)—Did you know your personal health is directly linked to the health of the environment? A diet low in fat and high in vegetables isn’t just good for your waistline, it’s better for the environment as well.
(NAPSI)—Here’s food for thought: All registered dietitians (RDs) are nutritionists—but not all nutritionists are registered dietitians. It’s an important distinction that can matter a great deal to your health.
(NAPSI)—For many people, maintaining a healthy lifestyle with a busy schedule can be a challenge. Fortunately, seafood is a delicious yet simple way to serve up protein, omega-3s and flavor without a lot of effort…or extra calories.
(StatePoint) Preparing an involved family dinner may not sound like the most appealing idea at the end of a long day. But homemade food is usually healthier, more economical, and certainly more delicious than ordering takeout dinners.
(NewsUSA) - Crunch, munch, dip, dunk, sip and savor. We are a nation of snack fanatics!
(NAPSI)—To celebrate its first 90ish years, one popular candy bar instituted a 90-day countdown that gives fans a chance to share favorite memories of the treat.
(NAPSI)—Mini steak tacos can be a grande idea, whether you’re celebrating Cinco de Mayo or just enjoying a hearty, healthy meal with your family and friends.
(NAPSI)—Here’s cool news for when you want to make a nutritious meal fast: The Food and Drug Administration says there’s virtually no nutritional difference between fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables, explains Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert. A well-known food industry expert, Lempert holds the reputation as the premier forecaster of consumer behavior within the world of food. Lempert reports that frozen fruits and vegetables are typically harvested and flash frozen, leaving them more nutrient dense than their fresh fruit and vegetable counterparts, which can spend as much as half of their peak freshness period in distribution.
(NAPSI)—While fad diets come and go, often making it difficult to decide what to eat as part of a healthy lifestyle, a balanced diet never goes out of style.
(NAPSI)—If you’re looking for a quick meal or snack on the go, too often, your options have been limited to the drive-through or grabbing processed snacks. As consumers gravitate toward healthy choices, some retailers are focusing on providing fresh, tasty options. Here are a few tips to help you eat smarter on the run.
(NAPSI)Scientists studying vegetables are finding out more about the long popular green bean. Not only do the pods contain fiber and vitamins C, K, A and B, but the latest research shows they have more antioxidants than other foods in the pea and bean families.
(NAPSI)—The familiar, bite-sized favorite, the meatball, has become all the rage, appearing in more places than just on the appetizer tray or at the pasta bar.
(NAPSI)—When you want a delicious, healthy meal, and timing is tight—go fish! Garden Fish Fillet balances the delicate flavors of fish, fresh herbs, carrots and grapes. A generous grating of nutty Jarlsberg cheese adds a tasty touch to this simple supper. Cleanup is quick and easy, too.
(StatePoint) Pizza is a staple for many, but with a simple twist and the collaboration of the entire family, making pizza at home can turn a pizza night into a much-anticipated night of fun for the entire family.
(NAPSI)—The Mendoza region—the heart of Argentinas winemaking district—has long been known for its high altitude and full-bodied wines.
(NAPSI)—What sounds more like spring than the crack of a bat hitting a baseball or the screech of sneakers on a court? Spring is a great time to get back to the track, field or blacktop for fun and healthy competition. Play to win this season, and fuel your game with healthy eating. You may build habits to help you move more, eat better and stay in shape throughout the year.
(NAPSI)—There’s good news for parents who want their children to eat more fruit. A fun new website has been created by the growers of USA Pears to engage and educate children about pears.
(NAPSI)—Here are four tips every grill owner should follow:
(NAPSI)—Cooking at home can be simple, affordable and heart-healthy. The bad news is that it’s becoming increasingly rare.
(NAPSI)Whether youre gathering family and friends around your table for an Easter brunch or a Saturday morning breakfast at home, put your own signature on the meal with these savory and sweet recipes for delicious, crowd-pleasing alternatives to an ordinary heat-and-serve offering.
(NAPSI)—Serving ham can be easier than ever with new recipes and experts on hand to help at the Ham Hotline, making it a delicious choice for every occasion from family celebrations to everyday meals and snacks.
(NAPSI)—When you’re looking for something to serve for breakfast, brunch or even dessert, Blueberry Corn Bread Pudding with Blueberry Sauce may be the answer. It’s simple to prepare, stays beautiful even when made ahead, and looks sophisticated and elegant upon presentation.
(NAPSI)—Joan Creviston was an interior designer for 12 years before retinitis pigmentosa, a genetic eye disease that leads to tunnel vision and sometimes complete blindness, forced her to make a full-time career out of her longtime love: fitness instruction.
(NAPSI)—Keeping mealtimes healthy and delicious for today’s on-the-go family can be easier than many realize.
(NAPSI)—Getting brothers and sisters to look out for each other can be easier than many parents realize. It helps to plan family activities that are fun for everyone. If your kids have good experiences together, it can be a buffer when they come into conflict. It’s easier to work things out with someone with whom you share warm memories.