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(Family Features) Putting fresh, clean meals on the table is easy with fruits, vegetables and other farm-raised foods. For a full day of deliciously pleasing food, start with healthy strawberries to make Strawberry and Goat Cheese Pizza for lunch. Just before dinnertime, go for Heirloom Toma…

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(Family Features) Add some team spirit to your menu by stepping out of bounds this tailgating season. Score big points with your fellow fans by sharing new apps and snacks that put a special game day spin on traditional favorites.

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(BPT) - The temperatures are getting cooler and it’s time to make the most of the fall season. New England-based stylist Lauren Wells and photographer Cambria Grace, the duo behind the creative studio Wells & Grace, curated the ultimate fall bucket list to help everyone celebrate all aut…

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(BPT) - Start back-to-school season off right with a no-fail routine sure to keep the whole family on track for the busy school year to come. Follow these five tips for a healthy and happy school year from Daphne Oz, New York Times bestselling author and Emmy award winning co-host of ABC's “…

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(BPT) - ¡Adios summer! Hello fall! There’s no denying the days are getting shorter and weather is getting cooler, but before breaking out the jackets and jeans, let’s take time to look back on the faithful friend that was a constant part of summer fun. From fueling warm-weather adventures to…

(Family Features) Milk is not only a fridge staple; it’s an essential part of American lives. It’s so important that, according to a new consumer survey conducted by Wakefield Research, 82 percent of American parents say they would make a separate trip to the store if they ran out of milk – …

(Family Features) With busy family schedules, it can be difficult to find time to prepare a homemade dinner. Instead of reaching into the freezer or grabbing a burger on the run, you can prepare a delicious meal in minutes to satisfy the whole family with a few simple steps.

(Family Features) Want to get the most out of late summer’s fresh fruits and vegetables? Look to your blender and spice rack to puree seasonal produce into refreshing sips, chilled soups and savory sauces.

(Family Features) Whether you’re a fitness junkie, busy parent, sleep-deprived student or diehard sweet tooth, peanut butter is an ingredient that sticks for all of life’s moments. With a healthy boost of protein and energy, peanut butter is perfect as an on-the-go snack, fuel for a workout,…

(Family Features) Enjoying the bounty of harvest means creating dishes that celebrate the most intense character and flavors a region can deliver. Put a fresh twist on farm-to-table goodness by pairing two vine-ripened garden treasures: heirloom tomatoes and crisp, refreshing white wine.

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(NAPSI)—With tailgating season in full swing, acclaimed grilling expert and New York Times best-selling cookbook author Jamie Purviance says game day grilling should be low stress, yet full of flavor. His Chicken Nachos with Chipotle Cream Sauce are ideal for a tailgate party as you can smok…

(NAPSI)—With the arrival of the fall season comes the return of every football fan’s favorite American tradition: tailgating! Here are a few tips and tricks that will help you prepare for game day this year:

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(BPT) - During the summer, you may have had time to make frequent trips to the grocery store and try fun, healthy new recipes at home. Now that the busy school season is upon us, and you're juggling work, school drop-offs/pick-ups and extracurricular activities, you'll be lucky if you can ev…

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(BPT) - In everyone’s life, there are traditions and memories that bind us to family, friends and a community of loved ones.

(Family Features) Americans waste an estimated 40 percent of the food they buy. In fact, the average person wastes an estimated 25 pounds of food every month, and dairy products are thrown out more than other foods, even produce. Learning kitchen tricks and strategies to store dairy products…

(Family Features) Whether you’re hosting a small weekend get-together, a large holiday gathering or anything in between, entertaining friends and family will always provide an opportunity to create memories that last a lifetime. However, no host wants to miss out on the highlights because of…

(Family Features) Even if you’ve mastered the art of a smart workday lunch and can pick the most nutritious items on a restaurant menu like a pro, eating healthy at home is an unexpected downfall many people face.

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(BPT) - When it comes to holiday entertaining, preparing for your guests can be both a joy and a challenge.  If your desire to create holiday magic for your loved ones leaves you feeling like an overworked, overwhelmed producer of a Hollywood-style extravaganza, it’s time to change your appr…

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(NAPSI)—Here’s more “berry” good health news: Clinical research suggests that eating just one serving of eight strawberries a day—fresh or frozen—may improve heart health, reduce the risk of some cancers and support brain health. Additionally, the American Diabetes Association identifies ber…

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(NAPSI)—The number of millennials in America—over 83 million—surpassed that of baby boomers for the first time last year. If you or someone you care about is a millennial—born in the 1980s or ‘90s—here’s some food for thought.

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(NAPSI)—Americans are in love with chocolate cake! Research shows that it's a favorite for most of us—in fact, chocolate cake is more than seven times as popular as white cake!

(StatePoint) Tailgating season is here, and while you may want to refer to last year’s playbook, new tools and tips can help make this your best season yet.

(Family Features) Finding time to celebrate family moments is always sweeter with a delicious ice cream dessert.

(StatePoint) This fall, be inspired by the warm, welcoming style of Italian entertaining: turn to the kitchen, the heart of the home.

(Family Features) As summer comes to an end and the reality of back-to-school season sets in, it can be challenging to get organized and jump back into your day-to-day routine. But even as things get hectic, it’s still possible to create delicious dishes that leave you plenty of time to savo…

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(BPT) - Seafood is a great catch, in more ways than you might imagine. While a mouthwatering meal of glazed salmon or grilled shrimp might win our stomachs on taste alone, the health benefits of seafood are beneficial to all.

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(NAPSI)—Although childhood obesity rates have leveled off, obesity rates for teens have doubled in recent years—but you can protect them. Today, one in every five teens ages 12 to 19 is obese. Obesity in the early stages of life is more likely to follow into adulthood. But it also has an imm…

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(BPT) - Every season is party season, but when the latter half of the year rolls in so do the party invitations. If you’ll be attending one or more parties this year, chances are you’ll not arrive empty handed.

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(BPT) - As the long summer days come to an end, your time outdoors sadly begins to disappear. There might not be any more beach days or vacations for a while, but that doesn’t mean you have to say goodbye to summer completely. You can still incorporate elements of summer into your routine, e…

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(Family Features) During the back-to-school season, the stress of weeknight cooking can make the kitchen feel like the classroom and dinner feel like a test. But with the right preparation, parents can feel confident about making the grade in the kitchen all year long. Simply follow these st…

(Family Features) When hunger strikes, it can be tempting to reach for the closest treat, even if it’s laden with fat and empty calories. Make it easier to enjoy better-for-you snacks with these three simple steps that appeal to your taste and your waist.

(Family Features) Making food fun is a simple way to get kids excited about smart eating. Bring on the fun this back-to-school season with bento box lunches: a selection of kid-size portions filled with bite-size finger foods.

(Family Features) As the weather cools down and routines ramp up, parents know it becomes increasingly challenging to keep the whole family on track. While most people know breakfast is the most important meal of the day, many don’t realize that protein in the morning is key to starting the …

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(BPT) - Whether an afternoon tailgating before the big game or a fun-filled evening under the dazzling autumn stars, the forecast for this season’s entertaining is trending toward cozy, comfortable and outdoors.

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(BPT) - You’re running out the door, already late and thinking about that important 8 a.m. meeting. Lunch is the last thing on your mind. In fact, you usually just pick something up from the deli line or local fast food place and hurry back to your desk. Sound familiar? You’re not alone. Onl…

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(NAPSI)—Good news for many parents who wonder what to do when the kids come home from school ravenous and dinner is hours away: According to the experts at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), it’s perfectly fine to let them have a snack when hunger strikes between meals.

(Family Features) Farmers are the experts when it comes to enjoying the fruits of the land in the best way possible. Learn to eat like a farmer, and your taste buds will be sure to thank you later.

(Family Features) School is back in session, and so are hectic weeknights with little time to cook dinner. Instead of reaching for ready-made meals or takeout, serve up tasty one-pot dinners made with wholesome ingredients like spaghetti squash and quinoa. These seven kid-friendly recipes br…

(Family Features) Many foods are delicious, some invite cravings and a few inspire passion. In traditional Mexican cuisine, one surprising ingredient embodies all three: the mango.

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(BPT) - No matter where you live, you seek authentic flavors from countries around the world, and tasting those flavors can offer a glimpse into the many different cultures and cuisines. In fact, three out of five people feel they have become more adventurous when it comes to trying ethnic c…

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(NAPSI)—This spring, the U.S. government put out its revised Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which strongly stressed the need for increased consumption of seafood.

(Family Features) School is back in session and so are hectic weeknights with little time to cook dinner. Instead of reaching for ready-made meals or takeout, make a kid-friendly, south-of-the-border casserole. All of the ingredients – from the whole grain elbow macaroni to the ground beef –…

(StatePoint) When the school year starts, the hours in the day become more precious. With time spent ferrying the kids to soccer practice, making sure homework gets done and simply relaxing, cooking family meals can sometimes get short shrift or you succumb to takeout temptations.

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(NAPSI)—Today’s parents are quite educated when it comes to the health and well-being of their family. They know that many unhealthy conditions and diseases such as childhood obesity and diabetes can be the result of a poor diet. Now, here’s good news for parents trying to get their kids to …

(Family Features) To achieve grilling perfection at your next cookout – whether celebrating Labor Day or tailgating with your crew – these tips from the National Pork Board have you covered.

(Family Features) Busy parents know that packing healthy lunches and snacks that kids will eat and not throw out or trade day after day is a challenge. For kids with food allergies – which, according to the CDC, is one in 13 kids or about two per classroom – or who attend a peanut-free schoo…

(Family Features) Whether you’re hosting a small weekend get-together, a large holiday gathering or anything in between, entertaining friends and family will always provide an opportunity to create memories that last a lifetime. However, no host wants to miss out on the highlights because of…