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All About Food
home : home & lifestyle : all about food
May 24, 2019

Summertime adventure in Arkansas
(BPT) - The warm months have arrived, bringing with them longer days and the promise of new family memories to be made.An affordable getaway to The Natural State is the perfect excuse to soak up all the fun and sun this time of year offers.Centrally located and naturally beautiful, Arkansas is the ... click to read more

Take gardening to the next level
(BPT) - For both novice gardeners and those with years of experience, there are always ways to improve the gardening experience and the results with innovative techniques, approaches and products. From choosing eco-friendly plant food to updating the containers used for planting, here are a few tip... click to read more

4 habits to create lasting energy
(BPT) - When it comes to feeling your best, many people agree that energy plays a major role not only in our productivity but also our overall happiness. While we all wish there was a quick fix, sustained energy is not easily attained by just another cup of coffee. Energy needs to be generated from... click to read more

Fuel Your Next Outdoor Workout with This Performance-Packed Fuel
(BPT) - As the temperatures rise and colorful flowers make their debut, it's once again the time of year to get outside for some physical activity and sunshine. Ditch the gym and try a workout in the park, get on your bike and explore the city, or go grab some friends and head out on your favorite ... click to read more

5 simple steps to sparkling hardwood floors
(BPT) - Getting your home ready for summer means putting away the warm clothing and winter gear, clearing out clutter and making room for lighter and brighter accessories. As you prepare to tidy and organize your home for a summer of get-togethers and cookouts, don't forget to show a little extra l... click to read more

3 Tips for Finding the Perfect Flavor Pairings This Summer
(BPT) - Summertime is just about here, and that means new temperatures, new travel plans, and perhaps most importantly, new flavors. Finding the right flavor combinations can make or break your summer taste experiences. In fact, new research from Cape Cod Potato Chips surveying Americans 21+ finds ... click to read more

Music Festival Mobile Must-Haves [Infographic]
(BPT) - Millennial music fans reveal how much they rely on their phones at festivals.... click to read more

10 Fun Facts About Quinoa [Infographic]
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3 ideas to freshen up your favorite summer treats
(BPT) - Summertime brings lots of picnics, barbecues and pool parties, along with tasty treats everyone loves to share. Want to make yummy desserts your friends will rave about, but with your own unique twist?Add exotic new fruit.Whether you're making a fruit salad, a pie or another tasty fruit-for... click to read more

Easy dinner hacks for hectic weeknights [Infographic]
(BPT) - Did you know 80% of Americans don't know what they're having for dinner until 4:00 p.m.? And once they get in the kitchen, they're only spending an average of 37 minutes on their meal, including prep and cleanup. Just because you're short on time, you don't need to sacrifice quality or flav... click to read more

Video games that help young women solve problems and express themselves
(BPT) - Playing video games is not simply entertainment or an escape for middle school girls; it can be a confidence booster. The best games offer intellectual challenges, social interaction and a creative outlet. These games provide opportunities for young women to problem solve, be part of a grou... click to read more

Entertain effortlessly with global flavors
(BPT) - When the warm weather finally arrives, it's easy to get excited about leisurely days spent in the company of friends and family, enjoying delicious, fresh, seasonal foods. At the top of the list are crisp, juicy and delicious California grapes, which are always a favorite snack. For the hom... click to read more

Home flipping experts reveal the story of their first renovation
(BPT) - Like a first kiss, first car or first day of school, entrepreneurs and home renovation experts Ashley and Andy Williams will never forget completing their first home renovation project.'That day began as all our days do - with organized chaos,' Ashley said. 'We got our two kids ready for sc... click to read more

7 easy travel snack ideas for diabetics
(BPT) - Do you have diabetes and stress about finding healthy and convenient snack options while you're traveling?See below for smart snacking tips and healthy recipes for diabetics.Choose healthy and satisfying snacks between meals. Snacking done right can keep your blood sugar levels as close to ... click to read more

The building blocks to a more beautiful outdoor-living space
(BPT) - Segmental retaining wall units are one of the most versatile landscaping tools in the homeowner's and professional landscaper's toolbox. Retaining wall units have evolved from just retaining soil, transitioning slopes and preventing erosion. Today's SRWs can do all that plus serve as multip... click to read more

Who gets a rose? A free way to check out your favorite shows [Video]
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5 ways you can help fight child hunger
(BPT) - Did you know more than 13 million youth in the U.S. don't know where their next meal is coming from? This is especially true during the summer, when children and teens don't have access to free or reduced-cost lunches or breakfasts offered during the school year. In fact, over 22 million ki... click to read more

Stop the food fights! Tips to find common ground with kids about healthy eating
(BPT) - When you hand your kids a healthy snack or have them sit down to a wholesome meal, do you cringe because you fear their little voices of retaliation? 'Ew,' 'yuck' and "I don't like that!" are some of the most notorious responses.While it may sometimes feel like kids only want unhealthy food... click to read more

How to create a DIY planter box for growing your summer herbs
(BPT) - Do-it-yourself projects are more popular than ever, and it's no wonder why; they make for a great weekend activity and are a creative way to add handmade touches to your space. Whether it's gardening, cooking, or simply being creative, summer is the perfect time to combine your favorite pas... click to read more

How to Get the Most Out of Your Morning Meal
(BPT) - Everyone has heard the phrase, 'Breakfast is the most important meal of the day' at least once in their life, but many don't know the extensive benefits of starting the day with a nutritious meal. Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist Dawn Jackson Blatner shares her expertise and offers sim... click to read more

The Aloha Anatomy: Mainlanders' Love Affair with Hawaii [Infographic]
(BPT) - From visiting by the millions to relishing the flavorful cuisine to embracing the lifestyle, the mainland's adoration for the Aloha State has never been stronger.... click to read more

Tips for eating healthier this summer
(BPT) - Summer is possibly the easiest time to stick to a healthier lifestyle. It's warm outside so we're more likely to be active, plus there's plenty of good, fresh produce available. With the recent focus on organic ingredients and the farm-to-table approach, home cooks and anyone interested in ... click to read more

5 surprising ways to use turmeric in your everyday cooking
(BPT) - If you're familiar with turmeric, you probably know it as a spice in Indian cuisine such as curry. Turmeric is mildly aromatic, with a distinct earthy, pungent flavor and deep yellow color. The warm, gingery taste of turmeric can be combined with other spices to create unique flavors that c... click to read more

7 unexpected ways to use cranberries this summer
(BPT) - When the temps heat up, home cooks look for lighter, more refreshing food and drinks that still pack a nutritional punch. America's Original Superfruit(R), the cranberry, is just the thing - a tangy fruit that adds flavorful zing to sweet and savory recipes. Available dried, frozen, as juic... click to read more

Move Your Kitchen Outdoors with a Grill Station
(BPT) - It's hard to argue the popularity of cooking outdoors, with seven in ten U.S. adults owning a grill or smoker, according to the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association. Whether it's entertaining friends on a holiday or cooking a casual family dinner on a weeknight, grills and smokers are t... click to read more

5 tips for practicing self-care
(BPT) - Ever feel like the days just get away from you, and you don't have time to do all the things you need to do, much less want to do? Often wish you could just spend your evenings or weekends on your own personal goals, practicing some self-care or just relaxing? There are many ways you can ta... click to read more

Create and connect: 5 unique ways to spark self-expression
(BPT) - Shared experiences are part of what makes us human. There's nothing better than getting together with friends, loved ones, neighbors, colleagues (really whoever wants to join!) to catch up and share a few laughs. Add to that an engaging, hands-on activity, and you've crafted the perfect gat... click to read more

Your Four Step Guide to Celebrating National Pretzel Day
(BPT) - For pretzel lovers everywhere, this Friday is time for a huge celebration ... it's officially National Pretzel Day! To help get you in the spirit and give you the tools you need to host the ultimate celebration, Snack Factory Pretzel Crisps is here to break down a how-to guide for the ultim... click to read more

Grow your own food in small spaces
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Three Tips for Making the Most of Bring Your Kids to Work Day
(BPT) - It's that time of year again, when smaller smiles, tinier helping hands and bigger imaginations start coming into work - this Thursday is Bring Your Kids to Work Day!It's an annual tradition at workplaces nationwide and a perfect time for families everywhere to make memories and connections... click to read more

3 easy health changes with big benefits
(BPT) - Making changes to improve your health can feel overwhelming. But just a few simple modifications can impact your health dramatically. Here are three easy changes you can make now to transform your health:Eat your waterAre you thirsty? Up to 75 percent of Americans may be functioning in a ch... click to read more

5 ways to make your graduate feel great this season
(BPT) - In keeping with tradition this time of year, parents across America are getting ready to celebrate the graduation achievements of their children, nieces, nephews and other friends and relatives.Many will be moving forward from preschool, elementary school or middle school. A whopping 3.3 mi... click to read more

Agriculture insight: Major players nurture innovation by supporting startups
(BPT) - Environmental pressures like drought confront growers across the globe, and they can exacerbate the many other demands growers face. The challenges are intertwined, coming from every direction, including profitability requirements, food-supply-chain demands and nutrient shortages.'Across th... click to read more

5 simple breakfast hacks
(BPT) - Weekday mornings can be rough, trying to get yourself and your family up and dressed, fed, then out the door in time for school and work. It's tough to make sure everyone gets something healthy to eat before dashing out to start the day. What if there were a few simple things you could do t... click to read more

Top tips for hosting a standout brunch
(BPT) - Any special occasion - whether it's Mother's Day, a birthday, a wedding shower or a baby shower - presents a great excuse to host a delicious, memorable brunch for family or friends. You can create not just a delicious meal accompanied by tasty drinks, but a special event that your guests w... click to read more

Thrill of the grill
(BPT) - Americans have a long-standing love affair with grilling. This relationship started many years ago. Our ancestors first learned to cook over an open flame, and today grilling has become a year-round lifestyle choice with many preferring to cook outdoors on the grill.Why do Americans love gr... click to read more

How do you know which egg to choose? [Infographic]
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Scared of fasting but want the health benefits? Read these 5 tips to help!
(BPT) - What do you know about fasting? Does the thought of fasting frighten you? Too much of a sacrifice? Starvation? What if you learned it is actually a healthy lifestyle choice, one that supports weight management and improved health? What if you discovered it was possible to eat and get the be... click to read more

Play Ball! A History of Cracker Jack to Celebrate the 2019 Season [Infographic]
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Early seasons of popular dating shows now available online [Video]
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DIY nation: Jump-start your next project with these 5 tips
(BPT) - If you prefer to take on your own home improvement projects instead of hiring professional craftsmen, you're part of a growing trend.Americans are increasingly aware of the money they can save by completing their own renovations rather than paying premium prices for the work of others. And ... click to read more

Simple ways to curb carbs when eating on the go
(BPT) - Whether you are trying to reduce carbs or eat more protein, eating well on the go can be a challenge.Quality carbohydrates like whole-grain breads, milk, yogurt, fruits and legumes are an important part of a balanced diet, especially for children and teens. For adults, reducing the amount o... click to read more

Celebrate spring with sweet and festive projects for your kids
(BPT) - Get your kids excited about spring's arrival and its festive holidays by making fun crafts and sweet treats together. Creating decorations and enjoying fun desserts together is one of the best ways to create lasting family memories. Why not start some new family traditions with your childre... click to read more

How to Support Female Entrepreneurs this Women's History Month
(BPT) - To celebrate Women's History Month, Stacy's Pita Chips is releasing six limited-edition bags - all designed by female artists - with all proceeds going to United Way. The artwork depicts the six key stages of a female entrepreneur's journey to accomplishing their dreams: Inspiration, Courag... click to read more

5 ways to create – and celebrate – family traditions
(BPT) - While modern mobility may mean that distance keeps members of a family apart, more - and younger - members of many families across the country are finding significance in their heritage, and making it come alive in their own ways. Special family and cultural traditions can strengthen family... click to read more

8 ways to refresh your kitchen without a major renovation
(BPT) - The kitchen is one of the most important rooms in your home. From cooking and eating to spending time with your family, most kitchens are well lived in and loved. But when it comes time for an upgrade, the kitchen is also one of the most expensive rooms to remodel.A full kitchen remodel can... click to read more

4 easy tips for winter nutrition
(BPT) - When the temperature is dropping outside, most people want to cozy up inside with their favorite winter comfort foods. Stopping by your favorite restaurant on your way home from work is all too easy, but months of eating heavy, satisfying dishes isn't good for your health.With bold flavors,... click to read more

Italian wines by the numbers [Infographic]
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5 Ways to Up Your Potato Chip Game for National Potato Chip Day
(BPT) - Get ready potato chip fans! This week is National Potato Chip Day, and Cape Cod Chips is here to help you spice up snack time with hacks to celebrate. Whether you're a flavor fiend or a lover of the classics, these five tips will help you kick your chip game up a notch.Switch Up The Dip: Fr... click to read more

Top Three Kitchen Advancements for Today's Technicurean Home Chefs
(BPT) - Today's home chefs are smart and sophisticated. They want the latest tools to simplify their lives and make their culinary dreams a reality. This year's Kitchen and Bath Industry Show, North America's premier industry event, highlighted the top kitchen design innovations, including smart te... click to read more

What kind of potato chip are you?
(BPT) - Did you know that Thursday, March 14, is National Potato Chip Day? For years, potato chips have been America's go-to favorite snack and Lay's, the classic potato chip brand from Frito Lay, is giving you a few great ways to celebrate the holiday!But before you begin planning your perfect pot... click to read more

Sneaky ways to get your kids eating healthier
(BPT) - Every parent knows it can be a challenge to get kids to eat healthy foods. Serving piles of vegetables, whole grains and lean proteins might be our goal, but it might not guarantee that children will actually eat them.Registered dietitian Dawn Jackson Blatner offers tips for upping the nutr... click to read more

Enjoying the benefits of living life on the edge
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Stream more than 12,000 movies and TV shows freely with new service [Video]
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3 ways to empower women in your community and worldwide
(BPT) - Female entrepreneurs make up approximately 1/3 of all entrepreneurs worldwide, and it's always a great time to highlight, support and applaud women in business, in your community and across the globe.Here are a few easy ways you can celebrate and support businesswomen and female entrepreneu... click to read more

Cereal-ously delicious history for National Cereal Day 2019
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Nationwide Community Meal Programs Serve Older Adults 60+ [Infographic]
(BPT) - Through programs funded by the Older Americans Act as well as other initiatives, older adults can connect to local resources that help them remain as healthy and independent as possible in their homes and communities. Included in these programs are group and home-delivered meals, which help... click to read more

6 nutrition trends and fads explained
(BPT) - The expanded variety of health and wellness options available today can be confusing for consumers who are trying to learn all they can to make the most informed, healthy choices for themselves and their families.Below, Dr. Nicole Avena, assistant professor of neuroscience at Mount Sinai Sc... click to read more

How to throw a red-carpet awards party to remember at home
(BPT) - The red carpet, the gold statues and the glamour of Hollywood make awards night a beloved experience for people across the country. Sharing in the movie magic with friends and family can make the excitement that much more fun, so on Feb. 24, consider hosting a red carpet viewing party at ho... click to read more

Italian wine by the regions
(BPT) - Discover Italy's 20 wine regions, each with their own unique history, grape varieties, denominations, climate and beautiful landscapes.... click to read more

6 fun facts about bananas that will inspire you to eat more
(BPT) - Bananas are a tasty snack that many people eat regularly without much thought, but there's more to the iconic yellow fruit than just its convenience and color. Bananas are a superfood loaded with nutrients and have been enjoyed worldwide for hundreds of years. In fact, there are many reason... click to read more

5 ways to stay healthy on the road
(BPT) - Whether you're traveling for business or for pleasure, if you spend your career on the road or even just take an occasional road trip, it may seem tough to maintain a healthy lifestyle while you're on the go. The sedentary hours spent behind the wheel, combined with the seemingly limited he... click to read more

4 simple tips to satisfy your comfort food cravings
(BPT) - After a long day, digging into a hearty pasta dish or a piping hot bowl of soup can fill you with warmth and coziness - especially on those chilly days.The good news is that comfort foods don't have to be unhealthy or take a lot of time to make. We can still enjoy the rich, flavorful option... click to read more

Nanjing, China: Come for the history, stay for the food
(BPT) - Savvy travelers know Nanjing as a hidden treasure, offering an array of rich historical and cultural sites for visitors to explore. Located in Jiangsu Province just outside of Shanghai, this city of more than 8 million sits along the Yangtze River, with the majestic Purple Mountain rising i... click to read more

6 ways to make your outside wedding more comfortable
(BPT) - While it's been popular in the past to bring the outdoors inside using trees and floral arrangements, a recent trend for many wedding venues is to create a homey space outdoors. Guests don't need to rough it just because you've chosen to host your ceremony or reception outside.Your outdoor ... click to read more

5 tips to make your healthy goals a reality
(BPT) - Making small, sustainable changes in your lifestyle can result in big health improvements.Here are five tips to kick-start your goals with small, healthful changes that can become part of your life - for good.1. Goal: Exercise one hour every dayKick-start: Add movement every day in 5- to 10... click to read more

The Onion: Nature's Ninja [Infographic]
(BPT) - You know onions are tasty and healthy, but did you know they're also a major action hero? For a healthy heart, mind and gut, learn more about the onion, nature's ninja, and check out onions-usa.org for recipe ideas.... click to read more

Eating to age gracefully: Top tips from a registered dietitian
(BPT) - What if you were 60 but felt more like you were 30? Consider taking charge of your nutrition by adding in foods that help you feel decades younger."What you eat and drink can have a tremendous impact on how you look and feel," says Dawn Jackson Blatner, Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist... click to read more

Calling all foodies: 4 trends shaping home cooking in 2019
(BPT) - Today's chefs and home cooks alike are seeking more meaningful food experiences, with smart, intuitive technology that's high-performing and saves time. This year, leading brands are changing the way culinary enthusiasts source and prepare their food, emphasizing a heightened level of respe... click to read more

5 ways to wow your sweetheart this Valentine’s
(BPT) - Whether you've been together for years or you're in the first blush of romance, nothing says you're thinking about your sweetheart like flowers on Valentine's Day. With so many options for gift-giving, it's easy to lose sight of the classics. Don't forget to show your Valentine how you feel... click to read more

Dietary fiber for overall health [Infographic]
98 percent of Americans think digestive health is important, but only 55 percent take steps to improve it. Click through for more on the health benefits of dietary fiber, good food sources, great food pairings, a delicious recipe and how much we need each day to help us to feel good overall.(BPT) -... click to read more

4 myths about salt
(BPT) - After more than a century of debate over the role of salt in human health, new medical evidence suggests that reducing salt in the U.S. diet may pose a greater risk of harm to the average person. Consider these four common myths about salt:Myth 1: Salt consumption leads to hypertensionAccor... click to read more

A heartburn-friendly guide to big game eating [Infographic]
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Popular diet now offers a keto-friendly program [Video]
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5 Ways to Choose More Pleasure in Your Life
(BPT) - Life is all about making the most of it, every single day. Taking chances, finding new opportunities to explore and pursuing your own unique vision are what make every day a worthwhile adventure. Dove(R) Chocolate is a brand that celebrates women who live boldly and inspire to choose pleasu... click to read more

3 ways to give youth hockey a boost in your hometown
(BPT) - Enrollment in youth hockey is at an all-time high in communities across the country. According to USA Hockey, a record 562,145 players registered to play in the 2017-2018 season, with 187,492 of those players ages 10 and younger.Former nine-time NHL(R) All-Star and current NHL analyst for N... click to read more





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