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  • Seedless watermelons: The taste of summer

    Seedless watermelons: The taste of summer

    For many people, seedless watermelons are a symbol of summer. Crisp and refreshing, this beloved red and green striped fruit represents a true slice of Americana. So it may be a surprise to learn this summertime classic hasn’t been around very long. Until the 1960s, seedless watermelons were nothing...

  • 4 surprising health benefits of cherries - this summer's superfruit

    4 surprising health benefits of cherries - this summer's superfruit

    Have you ever said no to a cherry? Probably not. This summertime treat is simply delicious. And if you’re looking for another reason to indulge, you’ll be pleased to know that cherries are surprisingly good for you. Recent research indicates that this summer’s superfruit offers a variety of health...

  • 4 eating trends that are reshaping breakfast, the most important meal of the day

    4 eating trends that are reshaping breakfast, the most important meal of the day

    Moms across the country agree: breakfast really is the most important meal of the day. And, while some of the best breakfast foods will always be eternal, like pancakes and eggs, there is a significantly wider range of food choices and flavors for this morning meal than what our parents or grandparents...

  • Easy ways to lighten up your cookout

    Easy ways to lighten up your cookout

    The mouthwatering taste of grilled foods, the indulgence of rich desserts and the joy of entertaining with family and friends — a cookout is always a crowd-pleaser, no matter the time of year. The food and fun make for a memorable time, but sometimes all those savory sauces, scrumptious salads and...

  • 7 simple steps to a sensational summer cheese plate

    From backyard barbecues to sophisticated soirees, summer is sure to pack your social calendar. Whether you're hosting the party or want to help out the host, there's one favorite food option that everyone will adore: a cheese plate. This classic plate offers something for everyone and is as appropriate...

  • 3 things to consider when choosing chocolate

    Few things are better in life than unwrapping and biting into a piece of silky smooth chocolate. With so many options in the candy aisle, it’s important to know not only where your favorite treat originates, but how it impacts the environment and the farmers who grow cocoa. “Americans are more aware...

  • Do these 5 things for a stress-free summer adventure

    Do these 5 things for a stress-free summer adventure

    The beloved summer season tends to come and go too fast, so there’s no time to waste when planning a summer trip with friends or family. Whether it’s a bike ride, hiking for the day or a family vacation at the beach, you’ll want to make sure you’re prepared for the adventures that lie ahead. Check...

  • 6 ways to stay cool when entertaining

    6 ways to stay cool when entertaining

    When the temperature rises, hosts need to stay as cool as can be when entertaining friends and family. The secret is planning ahead to deliver easy ambiance, crowd-pleasing food and plenty of fun. Start with versatile foods that can both stand alone and serve as recipe-enhancing ingredients to...

  • 5 new brisket recipes you have to try now

    The long, lazy days of summer are perfect for making barbecue the old-fashioned way — low and slow, outside on the grill or in the smoker. There’s no wrong way to enjoy a smoked barbecue brisket, and there’s a whole lot of right ways you probably haven’t tried before. Here’s the best recipe we’ve...

  • Diving into Americans' salad habits (Infographic)

    Salads are a meal with endless possibilities. Find out how most Americans like to dress theirs. Save Save Save Save Save Save Save

  • 8 easy summer strawberry recipes

    Strawberries are the perfect summertime ingredient, but strawberries are so much more than a sweet treat. Research suggests eating eight strawberries a day may improve heart health, lower blood pressure, reduce the risk of some cancers and support brain function. Since California strawberries are...

  • How much juice should kids drink? What you need to know about juice and serving size

    How much juice should kids drink? What you need to know about juice and serving size

    Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. Selecting beverages for your children can be tricky. What should they be drinking and how much should they drink? Dr. Lisa Thornton, pediatrician and mother, breaks down new juice guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and...

  • Create a special day for Dad this Father's Day with a delicious meal

    Create a special day for Dad this Father's Day with a delicious meal

    By Yvette Marquez, Vive Mejor spokesperson As my grandma would always say, “Panza llena, corazón contento.” The best gift you can give Dad on Father's Day is a full stomach. Sure you could take him to a fancy restaurant, but try surprising Dad with an economical and homemade meal for his special...

  • 5 essential soft skills for a job interview

    5 essential soft skills for a job interview

    Picture this: After months of networking and polishing your resume, you managed to make the necessary connections, get in front of the right people and land an interview. You deserve to be here. After all, you have an impressive background, great experience, fantastic references and are confident...

  • 5 healthier, dad-friendly snack ideas

    5 healthier, dad-friendly snack ideas

    He may always ensure his kids have access to fresh fruits, lean protein and plenty of water, but Dad’s personal snacking habits might not be so healthy. If so, he’s not alone; chips are the snack food of choice for 63 percent of Americans, and 91 percent of us snack daily, according to a Nielsen...

  • 5 reasons seafood is the No. 1 food for summer

    The weather is warm, the grill is ready to be fired up and everyone’s hungry for summer-friendly snack and meal ideas. Enter: seafood! Thanks to their great taste, ease of preparation and versatility, fish and shellfish are ideal go-to options for the summer months. From salmon, cod and tilapia...

  • 5 reasons summer is salad season

    5 reasons summer is salad season

    Summer is the perfect time to turn over a new you. With the arrival of warm weather, a relaxed schedule and summer vacations, this is the moment to invest in a new wardrobe and, of course, a new, healthier menu. When you think of summer cuisine, light and flavorful is the order of the day, and...

  • Simple plant-based swaps for every meal

    With fans ranging from Beyoncé to Tom Brady, plant-based eating has become increasingly popular in the U.S. for its multitude of health and environmental benefits. So what’s all the hype about? Not only does eating a plant-centric diet help to lower your carbon footprint, it’s also great for your...

  • 5 surprising facts about dairy you should know

    5 surprising facts about dairy you should know

    Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. Have you ever stopped to think about what a delicious cheeseburger, the dressing on your salad or your morning extra-foam latte have in common? They’re all undeniably dairy! From cow care to nutrient-packed punches, here are five facts you...

  • Top 10 tips for hosting a stress-free summer BBQ

    The party is at your place, but no need to panic! These expert entertaining tips from the Chinet brand will help you plan, prep and enjoy a casual summer gathering — without the stress. 1. Be smart during set-up Arrange two tables, one for dining and the other for food and drinks. Stack sturdy plates...

  • Catch a day on the water with Dad this Father's Day

    Catch a day on the water with Dad this Father's Day

    This Father’s Day, add a little adventure and gift Dad a day he will remember by surprising him with a day of fishing. There’s nothing like getting in a boat with loved ones and heading out on the water to sink a line and enjoy some of the finer things in life together — like fishing, snacking...

  • 8 Delicious Dishes for National Dairy Month

    What do busy moms have in common? They love a time-saving shortcut almost as much as they love that first cup of coffee in the morning. Moms want the best for their families, but some days schedules are tight, sleep is minimal and stress levels can run high. This can seriously get in the way of...

  • 5 bubbly cocktails to celebrate the summer

    Summer is many things to many people. There are pools, cookouts and parties on the deck, or you can pack up on a moment’s notice to leave town and explore something new. Beyond the long days, the extra sunscreen and the skipping out of work a bit early, the sure way you know summer has arrived...

  • Cracker combos (Infographic)

    Americans love snacking on crackers, but not just any old way. They have their favorite toppings from sweet to savory. In a national survey, Dare Foods asked Americans about their favorite cracker toppings, flavor pairings and what claims matter most to them when purchasing crackers.

  • Party themes for a summer bash to remember

    Party themes for a summer bash to remember

    When summer party season arrives, your guests will be happy to eat the grilled food you serve and down gallons of iced tea, but will they recall your party after Labor Day? Every good host wants to throw a bash guests will talk about all summer and remember long after the first snowfall. A themed...

  • Throw a sizzling summer cocktail party

    Raise your glasses high — cocktail parties are the toast of this summer’s entertaining. Don’t know where to start? Think barware, which is nearly as hot as the rising temperatures. That’s why we turned to designer Julie Robbins from Replacements, Ltd., the world’s largest retailer of vintage and...

  • 5 tips for the best summer ever (Infographic)

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  • 5 signs you need a relationship upgrade - with your grill

    Do you still feel the heat? Are you allowed the space you need? Are the best years yet to come? If you answered "no" to any of those questions, you may want to dump your current grill and upgrade to a newer model. With grilling season upon us, there’s no time to waste being stuck in a grilling...

  • 5 ways to experiment with bold Asian flavors at home

    “What’s for dinner tonight?” It's a question we ask ourselves almost every day. We typically stick to our comfort zone when it comes to cooking, relying on the handful of meals we’ve mastered at home. But the dinner rut struggle is real. While the thought of cooking Asian food at home can be intimidating...

  • Simplifying baby nutrition: Expert advice for your infant's first foods

    Your cooing, curious, incredibly cute baby is now 6 months old and you've got the go-ahead from your pediatrician to start solid foods. You both are excited to begin this new adventure, but when you head to the store you are suddenly confused by a sea of options. Which foods are safe for your new...

  • Alternative white wine pairings for popular summer meals

    Summer means long days, bountiful sunshine and fresh fare to tantalize the taste buds. Locally grown produce, grilled meats and seafood, and new takes on classic dishes like pizza and pasta make this the season to raise a glass and toast to family, friends and the sharing of delicious food. White...

  • Cottage cheese reimagined (Video)

    Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. When it comes to food options to supplement a healthy lifestyle, one high protein choice that has been overlooked because of its dull and boring taste is cottage cheese. Muuna has changed all that with its rich and creamy cottage cheese with...

  • 5 ways to make your gluten-free lifestyle more appetizing

    Whether you have been gluten free for years or are just starting out, it’s a lifestyle rife with challenges. From cardboard-tasting foods to limited choices at social gatherings, a gluten-free lifestyle can make you feel left out and stuck with unappetizing options. “A gluten-free lifestyle doesn’t...

  • Seasoning tips to help you savor a great grilling season

    Flowers are blooming, days are getting longer and temperatures are warmer — you can probably recognize all the signs that grilling season has arrived! But do you know how to best season all the fresh foods you’ll grill this summer? Sure, a dash of salt and pepper may be all you need for some premium...

  • Why 8-a-day? (Infographic)

    Eating a serving of 8 strawberries a day has many surprising health benefits you may have never known. Save Save

  • 5 nutritionist tips to start eating and living healthier

    When you need to fix your car, learn the latest tech or finish a major home improvement, what do you do? You turn to the experts, those with in-depth knowledge on how to accomplish these tasks in the most efficient and effective way. And when you’re looking to improve your overall health by focusing...

  • Small-space gardens: Easy tips for homegrown flavors

    The new growing season is upon us. You don’t have to be an experienced gardener to enjoy the many benefits of the season, nor do you need large swaths of land and sprawling acreage to grow your favorite greens. In fact, beautiful outdoor spaces — rich with colorful blooms and hearty edibles — can...

  • The mess is the best: Cooking with family creates lifelong memories

    Preparing a family dinner doesn’t have to be a solo chore when there are helping hands nearby. Getting the kids involved in the kitchen not only teaches them valuable lessons, but it’s also an opportunity to create fun family memories with a few spills and messes along the way. “The dinner table...

  • Cook like a pro: Easy restaurant-quality meals to make at home

    "Meals are only as good as the ingredients that they’re made with, and some of the best meals are a lot simpler than you would think," says Colby Garrelts, a James Beard Foundation award-winning chef. "When you start with premium, high-quality foods, all you need are a few basic ingredients to...

  • What does your fridge say about you? (Infographic)

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  • 5 ways to make your staycation feel like an actual getaway

    No stringent schedule. Eating new, exotic foods. Getting lost in a page-turning novel. Trying a new activity that takes you outside your comfort zone. These are the types of things that make for a memorable vacation. The problem is, you're not traveling this year and instead are opting for the increasingly...

  • The scoop on dips (Infographic)

    Whether you crave salsa or hummus, spicy or savory, or chunky or smooth, one thing's for certain: you're not alone. Americans have strong preferences on their dips — and hacks to make them their own — as the following statistics reveal. Save Save

  • Gather the family in the kitchen for a magical Mother's Day

    She's your biggest fan and the one you call whenever you need advice. Moms should be celebrated every day of the year, but there's no better time to show her you care than on Mother's Day! This year, rather than going with the tried-and-true gift of flowers and chocolate, surprise Mom with a day...

  • Men and millennials pour it on, salad dressing survey reveals

    Summer heat often brings lighter meals, and salads can bring a cool dish to the menu. How Americans dress their salads can vary, from ranch to vinaigrette and from bottles to jars to packets. Consumers purchased salad dressings more often than just two years ago, the Association for Dressings and...

  • 5 ways to take your summer grilling to a whole new level

    The bright, sunny days of summer are your favorite time of year and when the season arrives, you spend much of your time outdoors. Your yard becomes your living room and you move your cooking to the grill. Summer is grilling season and there is nowhere you'd rather be than standing in front of your...

  • 6 surprising health benefits of strawberries

    Eight strawberries, a single serving, delivers on a surprising checklist of benefits for anyone looking to live a healthier lifestyle. Strawberries are much more than a sweet and delicious treat — they are a versatile fruit that's great for your health. What better time than National Strawberry...

  • Check out this year's top 3 trends in vegetable gardening

    Whether you go to a restaurant or stay home and dine in, you want what you eat to be fresh and full of flavor. This movement toward tasty, locally grown food is illustrated by the rise in farmers markets, food subscription boxes, and a renewed joy in growing vegetables at home. As the spring gardening...

  • Enjoy the variety, versatility and affordability of Hispanic dairy (Infographic)

    Are you an adventurous eater? Need quick and easy family meals? Want healthy snacks for the office or on the go? Hispanic dairy to the rescue! Save Save

  • 5 ways to celebrate with chocolate

    There's truly no sweeter way to celebrate all the occasions in your life than with chocolate. From Mother's Day to the start of summer, you can always enhance a party with delicious confections. Take a look below for five different ways to celebrate! 1. The perfect excuse for chocolate: National...

  • Create some buzz on Free Cone Day (Infographic)

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  • Think you're eating well? Misconceptions lead to nutrient deficiencies for many

    The good news? Americans think they are eating well; in fact, 60 percent say they eat a very healthy diet. The not-so-good news? Perception and reality may not be aligned. Only 6 percent of Americans report eating five or more servings of fruits and vegetables per day, reveals recent research from...

  • Plan on breakfast: 5 tips to ensure you don't miss the most important meal of the day

    Maybe it's because you hit the snooze button too many times. Maybe your toddler decided this was the day they were going to be difficult. Maybe you have a big presentation and need those extra minutes for preparation. No matter what the reason, every day many people tend to skip out on breakfast....

  • Proper nutrition is key to senior health

    Americans are now living longer than ever before. In fact, one of the fastest growing segments is people over the age of 85 who will represent 20 percent of the population by the year 2040. Because we are living longer, certain conditions specific to seniors are also on a steady rise. Dehydration,...

  • Fresh ways to enjoy pizza night and make a balanced meal

    You know a balanced diet that includes plenty of fruits and vegetables is best for your health, but achieving that can be a challenge given everything you have to accomplish in a day. Daily meal planning doesn’t have to be such a chore if you turn to your freezer for a little help. In fact, starting...

  • Simple ideas to get in shape for summer

    Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. Getting in shape for summer is more than just feeling good in a swimsuit. It's being healthy so you can participate in all the fun activities that come along with the warmer weather. From hiking to swimming, you don't want to miss out on any...

  • 4 helpful tips in your hunt for the perfect Easter

    If you subscribe to the theory you're never too mature for a good old-fashioned Easter egg hunt, then this is your time of year. Yes, you've got your best walking shoes set aside and you can't wait. But there's another hunt you're less excited about — the pursuit of everything you need to celebrate...

  • Vidalia onions are the stars of sweet, surprising side dishes for summer

    Ah, the joys of mid-April — tax season wraps up, spring is in full swing and the year's fresh crop of Vidalia(R) onions arrive in store produce aisles! While onions are a staple in spring and summer cuisine, topping burgers and adding zing to salads, the unique sweetness of Vidalia onions means...

  • 12 surprising facts you want to know about prunes (Infographic)

    For over 100 years, Sunsweet has been supporting and inspiring consumers to eat right and enjoy a healthy and well-balanced lifestyle. In celebration of its monumental birthday, today Sunsweet launches #Sunsweet100Celebration — a social media-driven content series that will run for 100 days, highlighting...

  • Prepare for things that pop up this spring

    Spring is known for things that "pop" up, from warm weather to special occasions. To help you make the most of both, Lay's is offering you two things you absolutely need: the perfect snack and the biggest pop culture dance moves. We know picnics and barbecues are on the rise, and so are casual movie...

  • Cover your nutrition bases with this popular vegetable

    Whether you're on or off the field, it's important to fuel up wisely. Leading sports nutritionists across the country recommend potatoes as the go-to choice for fueling your body before or after a workout. "To perform at your best, put potatoes on your plate," says Dawn Jackson Blatner, RDN, CSSD,...

  • Get safer drinking water

    Your home plumbing could be making you sick and costing you money. Hard water, which contains high levels of calcium and magnesium, may be directly contributing to the buildup of dangerous bacteria in your household pipes. This is a serious problem across the United States, especially when you...

  • New cookware trend combines pressure cooking and microwaving for tasty, nutritious meals

    A Swiss-designed innovation for fast and easy home cooked meals, the Duromatic Micro Microwave Pressure Cooker from Kuhn Rikon, combines pressure cooking and microwaving for a new way to cook. Pressure cooking reduces cooking times by up to 70 percent, and microwaving takes about a half or a third...

  • Spring into warmer months with a picnic spread made from the heart

    This time of year, the urge to go outside increases by the day. There's more sunlight, birds are chirping and, in some lucky parts of the nation, flowers might even be in bloom. What better way to welcome spring than with a picnic prepared from the heart, complete with homemade breads and baked...

  • How to win with Zin (Infographic)

    So you think you know Zinfandel? Devour these interesting facts to learn more about this great California wine and impress a friend or two when you inevitably serve it with some killer barbecue.

  • Fiber: What it is and why you need more of it in your diet

    Eat more fiber. If your doctor didn't give you this advice at your last checkup, she probably should have: 97 percent of Americans don't get the recommended daily amount of dietary fiber they need to stay healthy. But what is fiber, and why is it good for you? Dietary fiber, sometimes called "roughage,"...

  • Cooking essentials: A peek inside a professional chef's kitchen

    From spices and oils to gadgets and gizmos, it seems like there are always new, trendy items that you should add to your kitchen. Trying to separate the handy from the hype, however, can be a time-consuming and expensive process. Professional chefs know not everything is worthy of space in their...

  • The truth behind some common, confusing food terms

    Organic, GMO-free, local, hormone-free and antibiotic-free: So many terms are attached to our food these days that it can be difficult to know what they really mean. Worldwide, 62 percent of consumers say they care about food and nutrition, and 80 percent read labels, according to a global survey...

  • Decoding food labels: Scary additives or gifts from nature?

    Food-ingredient labels are getting shorter. Why? Because the people have spoken: We want fewer, better ingredients in our foods. We asked, and the companies that make our food responded by replacing artificial colors and flavors, removing what's unessential, and using naturally derived ingredients....

  • Is seaweed the next superfood?

    There's a new superfood in town. And it's not kale. Seaweed may be a hot new food trend in the United States, but this leafy green from the sea has been used in Asian cuisine for thousands of years. Not only is seaweed low in calories and fat, it's also packed with essential nutrients like vitamins...

  • Food for thought: What millennials want to know about their pork products

    Pulled pork, ham steaks, chops, tenderloin and everyone's favorite, bacon — Americans love pork, and consume about 64 pounds per person every year, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture statistics. But Americans' interest in pork goes far beyond what barbecue sauce to use on it, or how to...

  • 3 fun Easter baskets everyone will love

    It's hard to imagine celebrating Easter without baskets full of delicious chocolate and special gifts. In fact, filling Easter baskets has been a cherished tradition for centuries. This year Joy Cho, creative director and founder of the popular blog OhJoy.com, created three fun (and simple) Easter...

  • Top gardening trends for 2017

    Whether you have a backyard or just a few containers on the patio, sunny days are your cue it's time to garden. Growing your own flowers, herbs and vegetables is a lot of fun, and with some simple tips, it can be pretty easy to make sure your outdoor space is a showstopper. The experts at Ball Horticultural...

  • 5 unique ways to enjoy chips and dip

    The classic chip and dip snack can be found at almost any party or get together, and there's a good reason why — everyone loves it! National Chip and Dip day is Thursday, March 23, so grab your apron and head to the kitchen with these fun and unique ways to enjoy CHI-CHI'S(R) Brand chips and dip:...

  • Soy sauce: Sodium saving, flavor raising (Infographic)

    March is National Nutrition Month and Kikkoman is sharing a tried-and-true secret to healthier cooking. According to research published in the Journal of Food Science, using Traditionally Brewed Kikkoman Soy Sauce in place of table salt can help reduce sodium quantities in your cooking by up to...

  • Why skip breakfast? 5 warm comfort foods that cook in 3 minutes

    In spite of the well-documented drawbacks of not eating breakfast, approximately 30 percent of Americans are still failing to fuel themselves in the morning, according to WebMD. And many of those moving through their days with empty stomachs blame a lack of convenience. Earlier this year, the Washington...

  • Smart food swaps mean more nutrition and less 'giving up'

    Does it ever seem like a lot of healthy-eating advice is about "less," "giving up" and "taking away?" Reducing fat and sodium intake, avoiding high-calorie foods and trimming portion size are commonly heard pieces of advice when you're trying to lose weight or improve your diet. But health experts...

  • 4 ways coffee lovers savor spring

    Spring is in the air, and with it comes more daylight and longer days to enjoy. To make sure you’re living them to the max, here are a few tips on how Café Bustelo can help you live a vibrant life as the clocks spring forward. 1. Adventure outside Take advantage of the warmer weather by heading outdoors...

  • Sell your great idea with practice, perfection and pitching

    In 2015, thousands of people filed more than half a million patent applications for their good ideas, according to the United States Patent and Trademark Office. That's a lot of ideas. Sadly, only half received patents, and fewer still made it to market. Anyone can have a great idea, but how do...

  • Culinary goodness for healthy bones (Infographic)

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  • Hot cooking trends: 5 flavorful ways to prepare pork

    Tired of the same old casseroles and pasta dishes? As the seasons transition, you're probably looking for fresh and flavorful ways to prepare satisfying foods for your family and friends. An increasing number of home and professional chefs are using pork to produce mouth-watering, palate-pleasing...

  • Tips for hosting a better brunch

    Love the idea of hosting a brunch, but begin to regret it the moment you’re toiling over a pan of bacon grease while your friends are chatting over mimosas? You’re not alone. Whether you’re planning a simple brunch for a small group or an Easter brunch to wow a crowd, these simple tips and ideas...

  • Thinking outside the coop: 8 common myths about raising backyard poultry

    From fresh egg production to natural garden fertilizer, there is no shortage of benefits in raising backyard poultry. But even as families become more familiar with sustainable living and keeping chickens, several poultry myths still exist. Here to set the record straight for our feathered friends...

  • 5 reasons seafood is a great choice for a relaxing date night

    "Date night" is an activity people typically look forward to with great anticipation. The good news is, your plans don't have to be elaborate for evenings together to turn out romantic and fun. Sometimes the most-satisfying date nights are the relaxing evenings spent at home with the one you love,...

  • 10 delicious ways to use almond milk

    As almond milk is America's favorite dairy alternative, here's a guide to enjoying it even more, with quick tips and out-of-the-carton recipes for every day. Almond milk is a great choice for people who are looking to avoid lactose, dairy and soy. It's also great for calorie-watchers, as unsweetened...

  • The smart advice that makes clean eating an attainable lifestyle choice

    Healthy eating trends come and go. Sometimes the fads are extreme, over-the-top and hard to maintain, but others offer simple, attainable changes that make them well worth incorporating into your lifestyle. Clean eating, actively seeking out foods that are minimally processed with simple, natural...

  • 5 fiscally-friendly budgeting tips for your family

    Kids grow up so fast. As they do, those bills grow up right along with them – often faster than you can bring more money in, right? Yes, your budget is tighter than ever before, but you certainly don't want to sacrifice the fun things you do as a family just because of money. The good news is that...

  • Protect your heart with these easy meal add-ins

    What's the biggest threat to our health? It isn't cancer or even accidents, but heart disease. According to the American Heart Association, one in four deaths in the U.S. is caused by heart disease, which includes heart attack and stroke. This statistic is scary, but the good news is, there is...

  • Last-minute party tips: Be the 'hostess with the mostest' for the least work and stress

    Everyone wants to be the “hostess with the mostest” when throwing a last-minute party, but how can you wow your guests when you have little prep time and a budget that’s more like “least” than “most?” “With warm weather approaching, impromptu get-togethers can pop up at any time,” notes Amanda Gluck,...

  • 5 ways coffee keeps winter blues at bay

    It's officially winter and, while we love freshly fallen snow, the shorter days and freezing temperatures receive a little less love. Whether used to fuel a busy day at work or adding a bold flavor with a relaxing day at home, Café Bustelo(R) coffee can perk up the winter blues and bring a warm,...

  • Top 10 tips for hosting a winning big game bash

    Gear up for the game day crowd — and those who are just there for the commercials — with these hosting tips, bite-size snack ideas, DIY decorations and party games. 1. Don’t let easy-to-forget items keep you sidelinedA dead remote is the quickest way to sideline a big game watch party. But, don’t...

  • Bake some good (Infographic)

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  • 5 Key food plays for the ultimate game-day spread

    The biggest game-day celebration of the year is right around the corner, and you’ve been called upon to host; are you ready? Whether you’re a veteran starter or you’re coming off the bench for your first hosting gig, throwing a great party for the big game is simple, so long as the right food (and...

  • Why eating breakfast boosts your health

    Want to make 2017 the year you focus on your health? Wellness goals are admirable throughout the year, but too often well-meaning people make a common mistake that sabotages their efforts: they skip breakfast. It's a daily choice that millions of people shrug off as no big deal, but research proves...

  • How fake news might affect your favorite foods

    The "certified organic" seal is synonymous with healthy living and clean eating. But what exactly does it mean? And who decides what is or is not certified organic? In the United States, food is certified organic by the United States Department of Agriculture. The seal verifies that a product has...

  • 5 surprising benefits of U.S. farm-raised seafood

    You're shopping for tonight's dinner and decide fish sounds delicious. You visit the seafood section of your local market and are suddenly overwhelmed with choices. Salmon, tilapia, clams or shrimp? Imported or U.S. farm raised? It can feel like there are endless options when shopping at the grocery...

  • 5 recipes to become your own in-house barista

    In the morning, you can't go without the Joe. Coffee is more than a beverage to you — it's your pick-me-up, your trusted morning partner, the foundation of a successful day. Yeah, it's that important. The new Folgers Coffeehouse Blend offers a distinct taste that starts smooth and finishes bold....

  • Enjoy steakhouse-quality soup at your house (Infographic)

    Celebrate National Soup Month by bringing the steakhouse experience to your own home. A recent Idahoan survey revealed Americans' passion for soup and desire for an at-home steakhouse experience. Unlike other dry soups that take more than fifteen minutes to prepare by stove, with Idahoan Premium...

  • Touch down in Houston for the big game

    February is fast approaching, and with it the year's largest football event. Fans will come from across the nation to experience the highly anticipated Sunday football game in Houston, Texas. With mild weather, amazing city views, a walkable cultural district and delectable food, visitors will have...

  • 5 strategies to lose 48 pounds

    You've probably seen all the articles about weight loss, including those that explain how to count calories or what foods you should and shouldn't eat. But if you're still having trouble losing weight, then maybe you just need a better "strategic plan," one you can put into action before you get...

  • Ring in the New Year with these Original Hosting Tips

    New Year's Eve is quickly approaching, and that means people are finalizing how they plan to celebrate when the clock strikes midnight. This year, the original "Extra Old" Cognac brand, Hennessy, invites you to take advantage of one of life's luxuries and host an intimate and original New Year's...

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