Eat like a farmer
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. Across the United States, farmers are working hard to bring high-quality foods from their fields and groves to grocery store shelves and, ultimately, to your pantry. Sometimes foods you may not even think about coming from a farm have been grown with the most tender, loving care...
Simple steps to smarter snacking
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. 2. Make flavor count in every bite. Watching what you eat doesn't have to be bland...
Feed your fitness
Whether you're a competitive sprinter chasing a new record or an everyday gym hound looking to get the most from your workout, seafood is among the best foods to support an athletic lifestyle. It not only delivers great-tasting nutrition, but also provides one-of-a-kind health benefits...
Sweet shortcuts, easy ideas for award-winning desserts
No matter the season or the reason, no party is complete without dessert. The trick to making the most out of your celebrations is finding ways to trim your kitchen time so you can enjoy the festivities, without sacrificing quality or flavor in your favorite sweet treats...
Simple swaps for serious flavor
From burgers to barbecued chicken, many of the best grilled foods are served with creamy condiments -- often packing on calories and fat. Next time you're ready to grill, experiment with new ways to create simple but robust flavors using fewer ingredients through simple swaps...
There's nothing like the perfect picnic or barbecue to slow down and reconnect with friends and family. This season, gather together guests and surprise them with a rustic backyard picnic, starring delicious new recipes that bring out the flavor of apples -- a versatile and healthy year-round fruit...
Impressive fruit pies and tarts made easy
Berry season means colors, tastes and aromas that are sure to please. With a variety of gorgeous fresh fruits at your fingertips, why not whip up a fabulous fruit pie or tart to surprise family or share with friends? From family dinners to spur-of-the-moment picnics, pies are easy to make and easy for family and friends to appreciate...
The taste of memories
"I need a Coke," I announced to the stunned stranger in the parking lot of a gas mart, "Would you buy me one?" I asked. The woman locked her car doors and drove off, glancing fearfully in her review mirror, indicating that my request was not well received. ...
Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D? How milk can help
FAMILY FEATURES --Many people know that sunlight is one of the best sources of vitamin D, but it can be difficult to get enough from sunshine alone during the winter months. This is especially true for those living in the northern United States from October through May because the sunshine is not strong enough. And, while sunscreen is important to protect you from the sun's harmful rays, it prevents the body from making vitamin D...
Perfect Pops, for every occasion
No matter what kind of events you have on your social calendar, you can pop up delicious treats that are sure to be a hit. Whether hosting a get-together for the guys and tuning into the game or having a night in with the girls, freshly popped popcorn, which is naturally low in fat and calories, non-GMO and gluten free, can help you please every palate...