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Good Health Reset

(NAPSI)—A good health reset can happen any time of the year. It simply takes a commitment to making small, sustainable changes that add up to impactful, healthy habits. Dr. Samara Sterling with The Peanut Institute says it’s best to begin by concentrating on the good habits you already follow.

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Wednesday 01/15/2020
Easy Ethnic Enchiladas
Updated: January 17, 2020 - 2:30 am

(Culinary.net) If your family is looking for a simple way to serve up a south-of-the-border classic, this Enchilada Casserole can be your ticket to a warm, filling meal.

Better Balance for Every Day
Updated: January 17, 2020 - 2:30 am

Resolve to make nutritious eating a priority

Kick Off the New Year with 8 Better-for-You Recipes
Updated: January 17, 2020 - 2:30 am

(Family Features) A commitment to eating better-for-you foods and living a healthier lifestyle in the new year doesn’t need to break the bank.

New Year, New Family Habits
Updated: January 17, 2020 - 2:30 am

Simple ideas to make healthy eating easier

How to Start a Keto Diet
Updated: January 17, 2020 - 2:30 am

(Family Features) Starting a keto diet continues to be one of the leading trends in nutrition, though many find the transition to be daunting. Kristin Kirkpatrick, RDN, Quest Nutrition spokesperson and former nutrition lead for the Cleveland Clinic, recommends these guidelines for a day on the meal plan to help you get started. Find more information at questketo.com.

Go Long on Game Day
Updated: January 17, 2020 - 2:30 am

Ready-for-action recipes to feed fans

A Classic, Slow-Cooked Meal
Updated: January 17, 2020 - 2:30 am

(Culinary.net) Whether you’re looking for a family meal or a dish to feed a different type of crowd, taking advantage of kitchen tools like your slow cooker can help take the effort out of preparation. Flavored using cranberries and oranges, this Cranberry-Orange Pork Loin is a classic dish that’s perfect for entertaining any type of group.

Help Yourself to Healthier Hummus
Updated: January 17, 2020 - 2:30 am

(Family Features) Whether you’re hosting a houseful of guests or simply keeping your family’s hunger at bay before dinner, appetizers can be a home chef’s best friend. Simple options like dips allow for personalization while keeping cook time to a minimum.

Monday 01/13/2020
Start Your Day Right With A California Sweetpotato Breakfast Bowl
Updated: January 15, 2020 - 2:30 am

(NAPSI)—When you’re looking for a healthy, tasty way to jumpstart your day, try this breakfast bowl. In addition to the usual fruits and nuts, it features a secret ingredient: California sweetpotatoes. With more than 80 nutrients, sweetpotatoes are high in vitamin B6, vitamin A, carotene and potassium. Plus, sweetpotatoes are rich in antioxidants and a great source of manganese and dietary fiber.

Wednesday 01/08/2020
Fulfill Your Family’s Nutrition Mission
Updated: January 13, 2020 - 2:51 am

(Family Features) Eating healthy as a family starts with a plan involving nutritious ingredients, and one of the easiest ways to incorporate them is through meal prepping. By organizing recipes and the ingredients you’ll need to make them ahead of time, you’re saving time in the kitchen and helping ensure your family members won’t go off-course.

8 Time-Saving Recipes for Healthier Living
Updated: January 13, 2020 - 2:51 am

(Family Features) Kickstart the new year by making meaningful changes for yourself and your family. Finding nutritious recipes can help you stay on track when it comes to living a healthier lifestyle.

Fuel Your Morning with Protein-Packed Recipes
Updated: January 13, 2020 - 2:51 am

(Family Features) As you prepare to take on the day, one of the most beneficial ways to energize yourself each morning is by fueling your body with the proper nutrients, including protein.

Sustainable Eating Made Easy
Updated: January 13, 2020 - 2:51 am

Tuesday 01/07/2020
The 5 sweetest things about watching award shows
Updated: January 17, 2020 - 2:30 am

Wednesday 01/01/2020
Diversify Your Dinner Menu
Updated: January 06, 2020 - 2:37 am

(Family Features) Crafting quick, easy, nutritious meals is one of the most common goals for home chefs, yet it may sometimes be difficult to keep the menu feeling fresh and new. By introducing a variety of ingredients, you can broaden the horizons of your family’s dinner options.

Simple Ways to be Heart Smart
Updated: January 06, 2020 - 2:37 am

Discover recipes chock-full of heart-healthy pecans

Wednesday 12/25/2019
Winter Warm-Up
Updated: December 30, 2019 - 2:55 am

Recipes and Tips Rooted in Goodness

A Frozen, Kid-Friendly Dessert
Updated: December 30, 2019 - 2:55 am

(Family Features) As families look to incorporate more nutritious dishes into meals from morning to night, using kid-friendly recipes can help make the process easier and more fun.

Wednesday 12/18/2019
A Fun, Fruity, Refrigerated Treat
Updated: December 23, 2019 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) Save time on family desserts with make-ahead recipes like these Kristoff Ice Box Cupcakes. By using kid-friendly treats that add nutrition to appealing flavor, you can solve busy evenings just by reaching into the fridge. This and other family-friendly recipes are part of Dole’s healthy-living alliance with Disney’s Frozen 2. For details, visit dole.com/Disney. #Dole #DoleRecipes

Sweet, Festive Fun
Updated: December 23, 2019 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) Holiday celebrations call for recipes of all kinds, but perhaps the most popular area at many parties is the dessert table. Add flavor to your get-togethers with a festive treat like these Peppermint Shortbread Cookies, which call for the seasonal taste of peppermint and the versatility of dairy for a sweet bite after a holiday meal.

Celebrate the Season with Enjoyable Desserts
Updated: December 23, 2019 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) Whether you're huddled around the fireplace, gathered at the table or strolling through a winter wonderland, the holidays are all about enjoying pure and memorable moments with family and friends. With all of the seasonal gatherings, you can certainly expect that almost any host or guest will attempt to provide a classic holiday treat for everyone to enjoy.

A Full Menu for Fun-Filled Holiday Festivities
Updated: December 23, 2019 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) When holiday gatherings turn into all-day events, having meals ready from morning to night becomes an important part of seasonal hosting. Starting with breakfast through the main course followed by a savory dessert, a full day of celebration calls for a variety of dishes.

Savor the Season with Delicious, Decorative Cheese Boards
Updated: December 23, 2019 - 2:31 am

5 tips to create holiday meal centerpieces

Roast a Holiday Meal to Remember
Updated: December 23, 2019 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) The holiday season is a perfect opportunity to gather with friends and family, and few things bring people together like an elegant, seasonal meal. Serving up a mouthwatering main dish worth celebrating can elicit rave reviews from your guests and keep them gathered around the table longer, creating lasting memories.

Show Your Heart Some Love
Updated: December 23, 2019 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) While heart disease is a leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, many of the risk factors associated with the condition can be controlled with dietary and lifestyle changes. By centering your meals around better-for-you ingredients and recipes, you can show your heart some extra love.

Wednesday 12/11/2019
Expert Series: Frito-Lay Executive Michael Lindsey Explains the Globalization of Flavor in the Snack Industry [Video]
Updated: January 17, 2020 - 2:30 am

A Chef’s Advice for Stress-Free Holiday Cooking
Updated: December 16, 2019 - 2:30 am

(Family Features) How many times have you heard someone say they’ve slaved away in the kitchen all day? Stress in the kitchen can easily arise for a variety of reasons, especially when you’re strapped for time and have a never-ending to-do list.

A Tasty Holiday Treat
Updated: December 16, 2019 - 2:30 am

(Family Features) When family and friends come together in celebration of the holiday season, tasty treats are a must-have for the festivities. You can also celebrate the season of giving with a special giveaway at the end of your gathering to show your gratitude to loved ones.

A Holiday Roast to Remember
Updated: December 16, 2019 - 2:30 am

(Family Features) The holiday season is a perfect opportunity to gather with friends and family, and few things bring people together like an elegant, seasonal meal. Serving up a mouthwatering main dish worth celebrating can elicit rave reviews from your guests and keep them gathered around the table longer, creating lasting memories.

Thursday 12/05/2019
Sweeten The Season With Delicious, Nutritious Dried Fruit
Updated: December 10, 2019 - 2:43 am

(NAPSI)—Here’s encouraging news for many people who like to indulge around the holidays: you can enjoy a sweet treat as a snack, a sauce, a spread and even dessert, that’s actually good for you. That is when you whet your appetite for dried fruits such as cranberries and cherries.

Five Good Reasons To Eat Less Meat
Updated: December 10, 2019 - 2:43 am

(NAPSI)—The next time you’re planning a family meal, a party or just a little snack for yourself, consider this: Reducing your meat consumption can have a multitude of benefits.

One and a Half Centuries of Defining American Food Traditions
Posted: December 05, 2019

(StatePoint) Think back on some of your favorite family meals over the years and it’s likely that Campbell Soup Company played a role during those important moments around the table. An American icon, Campbell is celebrating its 150th anniversary.  

Wednesday 12/04/2019
For Healthier Eating, Grill More in the New Year
Posted: December 04, 2019

(StatePoint) Planning to follow a trendy diet like keto in 2020 or simply want to eat right? There’s good news -- grilling can be a great option for you to kickstart eating healthier in the new year. Indeed, the American Heart Association recommends it

Pop Up Holiday Traditions New and Old
Updated: December 09, 2019 - 2:41 am

(Family Features) From decorating the tree to carving the turkey, there are many time-honored holiday traditions observed by families around the country. However, the holiday season is about more than just celebrating old traditions.

Wednesday 11/27/2019
Sides for Holiday Entertaining
Updated: December 02, 2019 - 2:51 am

(Family Features) The holiday season means it’s time for gathering family and friends for food and celebration. To make the process easier, incorporate recipes that can feed a crowd without lots of exotic, hard-to-find ingredients or long, laborious prep and cook times.

A Grape Sensation
Updated: December 02, 2019 - 2:51 am

Delicious seasonal dishes for a happy holiday

Add Flavor to Holiday Festivities
Updated: December 02, 2019 - 2:51 am

Snacks, small bites and savory treats to feed a crowd

A Time-Saving Family Meal
Updated: December 02, 2019 - 2:51 am

(Family Features)Leading a busy lifestyle doesn’t always leave time for spending hours in the kitchen, and these Mystic Mini Turkey Loaves can be made in advance and frozen for later use. Perfect for simplifying busy evenings, they are made with mushrooms, yellow onions, oat milk, pumpkin pie spice and almond milk yogurt. This and other kid-friendly recipes are part of Dole’s healthy-living alliance with Disney’s Frozen 2. For more details and recipes, visit dole.com/Disney. #Dole #DoleRecipes

Holiday Desserts from Around the Globe
Updated: December 02, 2019 - 2:51 am

(Family Features) Over time, many families tend to return to the same holiday favorites, from ham and mashed potatoes to pies and cookie classics. This season, you can add a twist to tradition with these globally inspired desserts.

Think Outside the Oven this Holiday Season
Updated: December 02, 2019 - 2:51 am

(Family Features) When most families think of holiday cooking, they typically picture baked goods and time spent in the kitchen near the oven. This year, you can take your seasonal meal prep outdoors with cooking methods often overlooked during the winter: grilling and smoking.

Thursday 11/21/2019
Scientist's Book Warns of Lethal Emerging Pandemic Viruses
Updated: December 27, 2019 - 2:30 am

(NewsUSA) - In 1918, a mutated, deadly strain of the "Flu" (or Influenza), swept around the world to cause the third deadliest plague in recorded human history. Published research suggests the final global death toll may have arguably been as high as 100 million. Yet, despite two decades of biologic event preparedness at the cost of well over $80 billion, the U.S. remains unprepared to handle a flu pandemic of a similar scale if one should occur, contends Dr. Steven Hatfill, a specialist physician and virologist with training in mass casualty management and emergency response.

Scientist's Book Warns of Lethal Emerging Pandemic Viruses
Updated: January 09, 2020 - 2:49 am

(NewsUSA) - In 1918, a mutated, deadly strain of the "Flu" (or Influenza), swept around the world to cause the third deadliest plague in recorded human history. Published research suggests the final global death toll may have arguably been as high as 100 million. Yet, despite two decades of biologic event preparedness at the cost of well over $80 billion, the U.S. remains unprepared to handle a flu pandemic of a similar scale if one should occur, contends Dr. Steven Hatfill, a specialist physician and virologist with training in mass casualty management and emergency response.

Scientist's Book Warns of Lethal Emerging Pandemic Viruses
Posted: November 21, 2019

(NewsUSA) - In 1918, a mutated, deadly strain of the "Flu" (or Influenza), swept around the world to cause the third deadliest plague in recorded human history. Published research suggests the final global death toll may have arguably been as high as 100 million. Yet, despite two decades of biologic event preparedness at the cost of well over $80 billion, the U.S. remains unprepared to handle a flu pandemic of a similar scale if one should occur, contends Dr. Steven Hatfill, a specialist physician and virologist with training in mass casualty management and emergency response.

Wednesday 11/20/2019
Chocolate Treats for the Holiday Season
Posted: November 20, 2019

(StatePoint) Whether you’re hosting a party, taking along treats to someone else’s gathering, or you just want to bring some joy and sweetness into your own home, experts say that on-trend flavors evocative of the season will be sure to please friends and family alike.

A Breakfast Solution for Busy Mornings
Updated: November 25, 2019 - 2:53 am

(Family Features) As families look to incorporate more nutritious dishes into meals from morning to night, using kid-friendly recipes can help make the process easier and more fun. For example, these frozen sandwiches make for an easy grab-and-go breakfast.

Sweet, Savvy Ways to Simplify Holiday Cooking
Updated: November 25, 2019 - 2:53 am

(Family Features) Most holiday feasts call for delicious dishes to please a crowd, but making preparation as simple as possible is as time-honored a tradition as the turkey itself. Simplifying your recipes and the ingredients you’ll need is one of the easiest ways you can take pressure off your own shoulders as the festivities draw near.

A Flavorful Family Meal
Updated: November 25, 2019 - 2:53 am

(Family Features) If your family struggles to make meal time happen, try creating kid-friendly recipes that bring everyone together at the table. For example, these Pulled Pork Sandwiches from “Family Table by Robert Irvine” can help you incorporate assistance from your kids to nourish both mind and body while committing to the efforts of the National Family Meals Movement, created by the Food Marketing Institute Foundation, to reap the benefits of enjoying more meals together at home.

A Hot and Spicy Fall Staple
Updated: November 25, 2019 - 2:53 am

(Family Features) As the weather cools, spicy recipes can warm things up by satisfying your taste buds.

6 Tips for Adding More Seafood to Your Family’s Menu
Updated: November 25, 2019 - 2:53 am

(Family Features) Seafood can make for a healthy addition to diets, particularly for children. It improves body and brain function, and studies conducted by “Pediatrics” and the “American Journal of Clinical Nutrition” have linked seafood to reduced risks of heart disease and allergic conditions like asthma.

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