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5 better holiday baking tips to elevate your celebrations
(BPT) - Baking during the holidays is a great way to bring family and friends together. Whether you're trying out a new recipe or following old traditions, there are plenty of ways to elevate your …
Bring Out the Best in Holiday Entertaining: Making Memories with Food and Flavors
(BPT) - Food and flavors that bring people together are central to holiday memories and nostalgia. When you indulge in the best in kitchen equipment, you can add a special touch to holiday …
How Nourished Skin Starts from the Inside Out [Video]
(BPT) - To honor National Healthy Skin Month, Shereen Pavlides, best-selling cookbook author and international food influencer, and Dr. Naana Boakye, a board-certified dermatologist, …
Looking for a new healthy meal option? New acai bowl chain conquers hunger and fills hearts
(BPT) - You have a busy, active lifestyle and want a quick meal that fuels you rather than bogs you down. You're over smoothies and salads, craving something that excites and satisfies your taste …
3 convenient meals to incorporate more fruit in your busy life
(BPT) - Do you eat enough fruit? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 87.7% of American adults do not meet the daily recommended fruit intake of 1.5 to 2 cups.To function well …
Give Quick and Easy Meals a Fun Spin
(Family Features) To help solve that daily meal dilemma, turn to delicious, quick-and-easy recipes like Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo with Fettuccine and Mini Turkey Sloppy Joes.
Holiday Fun with a Joyful Pop
(Family Features) Consider these simple seasonal ways you can let popcorn fuel your holiday adventures in recipes like Cranberry Popcorn Balls, Gingersnap Popcorn Snack Mix, White Chocolate Peppermint Popcorn Bark and Easy, Elegant Holiday Popcorn.
Start a Holiday Tradition with Tender Steaks
(Family Features) With a combination of savory, salty and sweet bites, Sumac-Crusted Filet Mignon with Honey-Lemon Glazed Carrots and Garlic Mashed Potatoes provides a little something for everyone.
The worst beers in the world, according to Beer Advocate
Stacker compiled a list of the worst-rated beers in the world, using ratings from Beer Advocate. A maximum of five beers per brewery were included.  
12 unique and customizable gifts for friends, family members and colleagues
(BPT) - The holidays are a time to show loved ones near and far how much you care. However, it can be hard to get presents for everyone on your gift list that are meaningful and unique while staying …

How the perfect cookie pairing can elevate everyday moments

(BPT) - What do you think of when you imagine the perfect pair: Peanut butter and jelly? Wine and cheese? Cereal and milk? Face it, certain things are better when they're matched with just the right …

Pair Soup and Sandwich for a Warming Winter Meal

(Family Features) When you sit down for a wintertime meal with the family, Gourmet Grilled Cheese with Pickled Beets provides the comfort you crave while 3-Bean Tortellini Minestrone plays the ideal complement.

A Full, Festive Menu for Holiday Celebrations

(Family Features) From the hors d'oeuvres to the main course and all the way through dessert, creating a full holiday menu doesn't have to be hard with recipes like Spinach Christmas Tree Salad, Creamy Au Gratin Potatoes with Kale and Gruyere, and Cranberry Cheesecake.

Make the Holidays Magical with Hearty Meals

(Family Features) Capturing the magic of the holidays often happens at the dinner table as loved ones toast the season with stunning meals worth celebrating.

Holiday Hosting: The Ultimate Survival Guide for the Season

(NewsUSA) - As the holiday season approaches, the revival of in-person events, celebrations, and activities leaves many excited, yet overwhelmed, but the right holiday helpers can make this busy …

“A PERFECT 10” Features 10 Proven, Scrumptious Recipes for Thanksgiving

(NewsUSA) - “Over the river and through the woods, to Tim Mulligan’s house we go.” That’s what it will feel like this Thanksgiving for families that tap into the self-taught home …

Natural Food Storage Containers Can Help Save Money

(TVA) - As food costs continue to rise, many people are seeking creative solutions to stretch their dollars and reduce wasted food. Buying and cooking food in bulk helps save money, as well as …

Expert Offers Tips to Boost Your Immunity

(NewsUSA) - The ongoing pandemic has highlighted the importance of keeping your immune system strong and healthy, according to Leonard A. Farber, MD, a healthcare executive and expert in …

Festive recipes you can make with your family for loads of tasty holiday fun

(BPT) - The holidays are a wonderful time to make memories and enjoy activities with loved ones. Whether it's beloved traditions or spontaneous festivities, let nostalgic holiday flavors inspire your …

Make the holidays memorable with 3 must-try shrimp appetizers

(BPT) - From casual gatherings to formal parties, the holidays are full of opportunities to elevate your meals with seafood. Whether you’re an experienced home cook or you prefer to throw meals …

A sweet way you can make a difference for kids with critical illness

(BPT) - When Bella received a kidney diagnosis, her childhood was turned upside down. Her whole family rallied to help her, but as someone who always puts others first, she wanted to turn her …

Ready to celebrate? 5 surprising facts about Thanksgiving dinner

(BPT) - Thanksgiving is only a few days away, and that means last-minute menu planning and trips to the grocery store. While many consumers may be focused on ordering the perfect turkey, is that …

6 tips for throwing a fabulous Friendsgiving

(BPT) - Thanksgiving is approaching, so it’s time to start planning your holiday meal. It's also a fantastic time to gather with friends you haven’t seen in a while or who may be local …

Entertainin’ in a Winter Wonderland [Video]

(BPT) - ‘Tis the season for holiday get-togethers — often over a shared meal. Making your friends and family feel warm and full of love and good food is top priority — but not at the expense of having to spend all your time in the kitchen. …

HGTV’s Egypt Sherrod Shares Tips for Keeping Her Family and Home Safe During the Holidays

(BPT) - The holidays are the perfect time for families and friends to gather and enjoy time together over good food and celebrations. However, holiday revelry shouldn’t preclude safety. In …

How Kellogg is thinking outside the box to fight hunger

(BPT) - A recent analysis by Eurasia Group suggests that the number of people facing food insecurity globally could reach 1.9 billion people by year’s end. With that in mind, some organizations have found creative, grassroots ways to fight hunger. Long-time partners Kellogg Company and United Way are an example.
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An Easy Appetizer to Add Holiday Cheer

(Family Features) The sweet touch of Roasted Garlic Whipped Feta Crostini from Milk Means More can be your delightful way to brighten the season of gifts and gatherings.

Put a Plant-Based Twist on Holiday Baking

(Family Features) Putting a plant-based twist on traditional recipes like Brulee Pumpkin Pie and No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake offers everyone the opportunity to indulge with decadent treats.

Celebrate the Holidays with Festive Mexican Favorites

(Family Features) Enhance the magic of the season by adding Chispa - a special spark. The key to adding this special spark is using authentic Mexican ingredients, which you can find in recipes like Chorizo and Oaxaca Tamales and Oaxaca, Potato and Chorizo Empanadas.

Master the Art of Italian Comfort Cuisine

(Family Features) Cool, crisp days call for comfort foods, like the classic flavors of traditional Italian cooking. Whether you're Italian by heritage or simply by heart, learning the art of Italian cuisine may be easier than you may think with recipes like Cavatelli with Cacio e Pepe Sauce and Fresh Tomato Bruschetta Chicken.

Serve Up Smiles with Favorite Holiday Sides

(Family Features) Made with a delicious combination of rice, cheddar cheese, cream of mushroom soup and broccoli florets, this quick and easy version of Broccoli and Cheese Rice Casserole is an ideal one-pot dish to keep the holidays simple.

Create Family Memories with a Grape-Infused Meal

(Family Features) In this Chicken Sheet Pan Dinner with Grapes, Carrots and Parsnips, the grapes - thanks to their delicate sweetness and juicy texture - enhance the savory chicken and earthy vegetables and bring all the flavors together for a delicious meal.

Show Your Love with a Naturally Sweet, Delicious Gift

(Family Features) When it's time to give a gift to a friend or loved one, consider sending fresh fruit that's perfect for cooking in recipes like Citrus Marinated Flatiron Steak Salad or Citrus Cherry Cobbler.

Bring the Family Together with Breakfast for Dinner

(Family Features) Breakfast for dinner recipes like Egg, Avocado and Black Bean Breakfast Burritos; Huevos Rancheros; and Southwestern Quinoa and Egg Breakfast Bowls are perfectly suited for sharing while making time to destress at the dinner table.

Cook Up Pumpkin-Inspired Comfort

(Family Features) If you're looking for a filling feast, you can let your oven do the work with this Pumpkin and Spinach Layered Rice Casserole. Keep that seasonal pumpkin flavor on the menu by serving up Pumpkin Curry Turkey Soup with Rice. 
Halloween Hints

Tricky Treats: Hits And Misses For Young Teeth

(NAPSI)—As the leaves change to their seasonal shades and jack-o’-lanterns appear on doorsteps, Halloween candy begins to hit supermarket shelves. Fun and festive in color and shape, who can …

Cheers To A Delightful Halloween

(NAPSI)—If you’re like two out of every three Americans, according to National Retail Federation statistics, you’re ready to find some fun this Halloween. One way may be to invite friends …

Peanuts Deliver Good Food Fast

(NAPSI)—Life today often seems to be in overdrive, leading many Americans to make snack and meal decisions quickly without really thinking about the nutritional makeup of what they’re …

Get into the holiday spirit: Tips for gifting the perfect drinks for any occasion

(BPT) - The art of gift-giving is a process that's admittedly a bit more difficult than meets the eye. If you're someone who struggles to find a perfect present that says, "I think you're great," …

How to travel the (wine) world, sip by sip

(BPT) - Adventure is back in a big way. But if you’re like most of us, you don’t have enough frequent flier miles (yet) to hit every far-flung locale on your post-pandemic bucket list. Refreshing …

Double the Comfort and Joy this Holiday with Gifts that Also Give Back

(BPT) - From Giving Tuesday through Christmas Day — and every gifting occasion in between — this shortlist of wine and spirits is for people who live to give more than they receive. It is …

Kick Winter's Chill with Hearty Chowder

(Family Features) When your family needs a warm-up on those frosty days, put sweetpotatoes at the center of mealtime (with an added kick) in this Jalapeno Sweetpotato Chowder.

4 reasons why Northwest Pears are the fall sweet to eat

(BPT) - Fall, comfort food and carbs often go together, but that doesn’t mean you have to trade off on nutrition. Northwest-grown pears offer ample ways to add a sweet twist to your favorite …

Top 5 tips for a happy hosting experience this holiday season

(BPT) - The holidays are coming up, which means your life will be full of family, friends and many delicious meals. To keep everything running along merrily this year, why not take steps to make …

To eat the burger or to not eat the burger. Climate guilt unpacked.

(BPT) - By Jeff Simmons, President & CEO, ElancoClimate neutral farms is the end of the meat eater’s dilemma – giving consumers what they want, the planet what it needs, and promoting …

3 time-saving tips for a nutritious breakfast

(BPT) - With the winter months fast approaching, life can get pretty hectic, often leaving families little time to enjoy a wholesome and nutritious breakfast each morning. Because busy schedules …

Cinnamon, Caramel, Amaretto and More: Creative Twists on Cold Brew Coffee Refreshment

(BPT) - Cold brew is trending as a completely new way of experiencing coffee — refreshing, energizing and with a wonderfully balanced aroma. A world-first for both hot and cold brew …

First ever recommendation on flavanols issued by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

(BPT) - Newly released authoritative guidance recognizes the heart health benefits of flavanolsEarlier this month, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), the world's largest organization of …

4 developmentally appropriate ways for children to celebrate the holiday season

(BPT) - Seeing the holidays through the eyes of a child is a remarkable experience. Children take extra delight in twinkling lights, festive songs and stories, and the excitement in the air. …

Wish you ate more fruits and veggies? These 5 clever hacks will help

(BPT) - You know eating fruits and vegetables is good for you, but you don't always eat as many as you should. And you're not alone.September is National Fruits & Veggies Month – a …
‘Tis the season for holiday entertaining! Tips to keep the wine flowing as holiday parties return
(BPT) - This season holiday entertaining will be back in full swing with everything from guest-filled open houses and large family gatherings to big, festive parties expected to make a comeback.For …
Festive Recipes for Hosting an Inclusive Holiday Gathering
(Family Features) A family-favorite meal starts with a main course that looks and smells as good as it tastes. Creamy Mushroom Pasta Nests deliver that festive flavor with a robust blend of breadcrumbs, earthy mushrooms and a homemade sauce. Dishing out a dessert like Pomegranate Cheesecake that boasts the colors of the season is a perfect way to cap off a holiday gathering.
Eat more intuitively by trying these 7 bean-based recipes
(BPT) - At its core, intuitive eating is a philosophy that encourages you to get in touch with your body and become aware of your hunger cues, according to Healthline. This approach to eating …
Enjoy the unique taste of pomegranates using 3 easy tips
(BPT) - From Mesopotamia to the Renaissance to modern-day California — artists, civilizations and scientists have had a fascinating love affair with pomegranates. While pomegranates originated …
Unbeatable value: 5 easy ways to save on shopping
(BPT) - If you’re concerned about today's rising grocery costs, you’re not alone. Because of higher expenses, Americans are trying to stretch paychecks further to put food on the table …
Understanding GMOs
(Family Features) Consider this science-based information to help increase consumer understanding of GMOs, or genetically modified organisms.
5 tips to make holiday entertaining easier
(BPT) - Looking forward to the holidays? This time of year provides plenty of opportunities for fun gatherings, but even if you love entertaining, it can also bring some stress. The good news is, you …
5 candle scents to create a joyful home atmosphere this holiday season
(BPT) - “Oh, there’s no place like home for the holidays,” crooned Perry Como in the iconic 1954 classic Christmas song of the same name. That stirring sentiment, for many, rings …
Comforting Fall Food Without the Guesswork
(Family Features) This Barbecue Corn and Potato Chowder offers a satisfying, wholesome dinner for your loved ones without spending an entire evening in the kitchen.
Mix It Up with Trendy New Holiday Refreshments from Capresso
(BPT) - Special foods and flavors enhance the holiday experience, including beverages from classic to contemporary. Capresso presents festive recipes and the tools that make them fast and easy to …