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All About Food
home : home & lifestyle : all about food
August 14, 2020

Garden to glass: Fresh summer cocktails to make at home
(BPT) - Nothing says summer better than sipping a fresh, seasonal cocktail while you relax with family or a few friends. And what do you need to craft the perfect warm-weather cocktail? Follow two simple steps:1. Select the perfect foundationStart with a versatile base spirit that can serve as the ... click to read more

How to start the best back-to-school routines
(BPT) - Back-to-school time can be exciting for kids, but it can also be a challenging transition for the whole family. This fall, whether your kids are back in the classroom or participating in remote e-learning, it helps to develop a routine that works - and then stick to it. In fact, trying out ... click to read more

Take advantage of breakfast as a key family moment
(BPT) - According to a recent survey commissioned by General Mills' Big G cereals, 70% of parents say the biggest morning challenge is to sit down and have breakfast as a family.[1] However, with the pandemic shaking up the usual morning routines, 73% of parents with school-aged children now report... click to read more

Tips to create the ultimate backyard movie night
(BPT) - Backyard movie nights are trending in summer 2020. Whether you want a romantic evening with your partner, a fun family activity for all ages or a memorable event with friends, backyard movie nights are a great option that can be planned again and again.To create the ultimate movie night, yo... click to read more

Make your BBQ extra tasty with these 7 bean sides
(BPT) - If you're planning a family BBQ or hosting a socially distanced outdoor party, you may be searching for new ways to bring pizzazz to your sides. Look no further than beans, the versatile and healthy legumes that are an essential ingredient for a wide range of tasty dishes, from salads to ba... click to read more

Let’s Go On A Tropical Escape [Infographic]
(BPT) - Whether you are venturing to a remote island or planning your own staycation, you can still escape with new tropical-inspired cocktail recipes from Cointreau. Your next tropical escape is only as far as your home bar cart!... click to read more

From Garden to Glass: Three Steps to Fresh, Seasonal Cocktails [Infographic]
(BPT) - The Botanist Gin provides three simple steps to hone your cocktail making skills for creating refreshing summer sips.... click to read more

Let’s Chill with Frozen Margaritas [Infographic]
(BPT) - We took the country's most popular cocktail - The Original Margarita - and went below zero! The Original Margarita you know and love is now frozen. Be sure to try some of the fruity twists for an added burst of flavor.... click to read more

Great grilling ideas for easy home-cooked meals
(BPT) - Any summer day is the perfect day to fire up the grill. Simple or elaborate, gas or charcoal - any type of grill can impart flavors and textures that make home-cooked meals extra special. No need to cook indoors and heat up the kitchen when the outdoor grill is ready to go.Enjoy outdoor rec... click to read more

10 creative ways to celebrate friendship while social distancing
(BPT) - Being apart from your friends is hard, especially for kids who can't spend time with their favorite people. With a little thought and creativity, you can make the most of your time with friends even while social distancing. Try some of these inspiring ideas to stay connected to loved ones n... click to read more

Cooking rut? These 10 easy ideas inspire instant creativity in the kitchen
(BPT) - Due to quarantine and social distancing measures, Americans have found themselves cooking more at home than ever before. However, after creating some of the same meals week after week, many are starting to lack inspiration and hitting a home-cooking rut. To shake things up in the kitchen, c... click to read more

Unbox the best of summer with Cheez-It and House Wine pairings. [Infographic]
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5 Ways to Spruce Up Your Cheese Board
(BPT) - If you have a love for the art of cheese boards, you're certainly not alone. But if you sometimes find yourself stuck in a rut making the same old spread, well you're not alone there either. This Saturday, July 25, is National Wine and Cheese Day, and to celebrate, Pretzel Crisps® i... click to read more

Give Your Daily Routine a Boost of Energy with Kerri Walsh Jennings’ Tried-and-True Recipes
(BPT) - Looking for healthy snacks to revamp your daily routine and help maintain your energy levels? These plant-based recipes from renowned Olympian Kerri Walsh Jennings will keep you and your loved ones fueled and feeling good.With the 2020 Olympics postponed until next year, Kerri has had to ad... click to read more

The bottled water industry is transforming using sustainable practices and rPET materials
(BPT) - There's nothing better than grabbing a bottle of cold, refreshing water to quench your thirst. While its convenience can't be argued, bottled water isn't often considered a sustainable choice. But the industry is changing and one company is spearheading multiple initiatives to ensure bottle... click to read more

5 Simple Ways to Dig into a More Plant-Based Diet
(BPT) - If you're considering a more veggie-forward diet or have incorporated a plant-based approach to meal planning in recent years, you're not alone. According to an OnePoll study, one-third of Americans now consider themselves 'flexitarians' and more than half of Americans are currently trying ... click to read more

Superhero moms: Multitasking mavens amid the pandemic [Infographic]
(BPT) - Today's moms are real-life superheroes. Check out some statistics that show how these multitasking mavens are dealing with the pandemic, as well as a savvy suggestion for simplifying each day.... click to read more

6 cherry-licious health benefits to preserve year-round
(BPT) - It's hard to beat summertime and its boon of fresh produce harvested at the peak of flavor, from farm-fresh vegetables to sun-ripened superfruits like sweet cherries. A surge in sweet cherry research in recent years has uncovered six health-promoting benefits packed into these snackable tre... click to read more

Benefits to creating tasty meals with your family
(BPT) - Cooking at home is not just about getting dinner on the table. Creating meals together benefits your family in many ways, well beyond helping ensure everyone in the household likes what they eat.Here are five reasons to involve your children in meal prep.1. Kids learn a lotIt's amazing how ... click to read more

Study: Pistachios found to be a complete protein
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RD-Approved Coconut Crepe Recipe [Video]
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How the right kind of sugar makes all the difference
(BPT) - Everyone is becoming more health conscious today, and that means people are paying closer attention to what they are eating throughout the day - from items that are bought at the store to food that's made at home. The hard part for consumers is interpreting food labels, especially when it c... click to read more

RDN shares top 5 immune boosting foods
(BPT) - The food choices you make can help you feel more energized and focused, but what some people may not realize is they also have a profound impact on your immune system. Incorporating certain foods into your diet can boost your immunity and help you feel your best."In today's uncertain times,... click to read more

Making memories: 4 fun, simple summer outings for your whole family
(BPT) - Summer is a time for making family memories, and that doesn't need to be different this season even if some of the destinations on your agenda are now inaccessible due to social distancing guidelines.Fortunately, there's plenty of fun, joy and activity to be had this summer while still foll... click to read more

5 time-saving tips for faster cleanup this summer
(BPT) - With summer in full swing, backyards are the ultimate oasis for warm-weather traditions like grilling or enjoying frozen treats and ice-cold drinks on the patio. And after months distanced from friends, family and colleagues at home, the need to physically distance from chores and get outsi... click to read more

Now available: A happy little show that helped the world find 'The Joy of Painting'
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6 Fun Facts About How People Are Snacking in Summer 2020
(BPT) - The majority of Americans (86%) agree that summer will look different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the latest U.S. Snack Index from Frito-Lay, which looked at how consumers are snacking this summer.The U.S. Snack Index found that indulging in favorite snacks can hel... click to read more

Simple ideas for celebrating every day virtually
(BPT) - For most people, 2020 is a year of change. Remote work, social distancing and more have challenged people to find new ways to connect with each other. Fortunately, humans are resilient and their spirit for finding innovative ways to connect is alive and well.Even as the country reopens, man... click to read more

How to have dip for dinner [Infographic]
(BPT) - Sometimes pulling together an elaborate meal is just out of the question. When dinnertime approaches and there's nothing in the fridge except a few basic ingredients, there's no better time to break out a box of Town House® crackers and create endless possibilities with your favorit... click to read more

From fun themes to top technology: Here's what you need for an epic backyard movie night
(BPT) - Canceled camps, postponed trips, closed pools and more - summer 2020 is shaping up to be very different for families across the country. While you may not be able to do some activities, that doesn't mean you can't make lasting memories while enjoying time together. You just have to think cr... click to read more

Staying home? 5 tips for creating a comforting outdoor retreat
(BPT) - -As Americans stay home this summer, they're looking for ways to spend time enjoying their outdoor spaces with family and friends.In challenging times, the private retreats you create in and around your home can be a substantial source of calm and comfort. Ideally, your home should be relax... click to read more

3 tips to create a deliciously hearty ‘dip for dinner’
(BPT) - First, it was breakfast foods for supper. Then, it was grilled chicken in breakfast sandwiches. Now, the next mealtime frontier is 'dip for dinner.'Make dinnertime hassle-free and adventurous by scooping a layer of flavorful goodness onto Town House® Dippers, a new cracker that won'... click to read more

Demystifying the Martini: How to make the classic cocktail at home [Infographic]
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Brighten summertime dishes with fresh grapes
(BPT) - Warmer weather is finally here, and that means more daylight for activities of all types and ideally more time for relaxation. Whether family members choose to spend their time playing outside, tackling home projects or getting creative with crafts, it's easy to work up an appetite for tast... click to read more

Moms multitasking an average of 8 hours a day amid the pandemic [Video]
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Social Sessions & Meals Missed Most During Social Distancing [Infographic]
(BPT) - Inspired by how social distancing has driven Americans to find new ways to stay connected with loved ones and their desires to keep mealtime exciting, Cacique, Inc. - one of the country's top authentic Mexican food brands - recently uncovered the meals and social events Americans are most a... click to read more

Demystifying the martini: 4 steps for perfecting the classic cocktail
(BPT) - With all its many styles, variations and forms, the martini continues to be a mainstay among Americans. In fact, the wildly popular martini is the second best-selling cocktail nationwide, according to Nielsen.While the exact origin may be disputed, it is believed that the first martini was ... click to read more

Sweet relief! 4 reasons to reach for fresh cherries when coping with stress
(BPT) - Stress is a common part of anyone's life, and individuals have long sought natural remedies to alleviate it. Surveys have shown that Americans are turning to plant-based diets for reasons such as improving overall well-being and mood, and with good reason. Many fruits and vegetables contain... click to read more

The power of pistachios [Video]
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How to Make the Most of Summer Holidays This Year
(BPT) - While traditions may be a bit different this summer, some things can still remain the same. Finding new ways to celebrate our favorite summer holidays make for a great opportunity to reunite with small groups of friends and family members - safely. With a little thought and creativity, holi... click to read more

Beyond the cob: 5 sweet corn recipes for summer
(BPT) - Sweet corn season is here and every summer we can't wait to sink our teeth into those fresh, juicy kernels. Whether hot on the cob or frozen into ice cream, there's no better way to celebrate National Corn on the Cob Day (June 11th) than with these twists on classic corn recipes.Not surpris... click to read more

Food waste is bananas – here’s how you can help! [Infographic]
(BPT) - Global warming hurts everyone and we have no time to monkey around about solutions. Luckily, there's something easy we can all do to help: reduce food waste! Small consumption modifications and changes in habits can make a world of difference.Don't worry, we broke down the facts of this ser... click to read more

Affordable and thoughtful options to celebrate while staying safe at home
(BPT) - Summertime is full of celebrations including Father's Day, graduations, celebratory holidays and other important milestones where people typically gather to show love and support. However, this year those traditional celebrations might look a little different. The good news is that doesn't ... click to read more

4 reasons to support your local bakery this summer
(BPT) - COVID-19 has sent many businesses into a tailspin. According to a recent study, more than 100,000 small businesses have closed since the beginning of the pandemic. For those businesses able to reopen, it's usually for limited hours with limited offerings, which dramatically cuts profit. Unl... click to read more

It's time to get more kids biking
(BPT) - For kids, biking is one of the gateways to growing up. Popular films and TV hits such as 'E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial' and 'Stranger Things' highlight the joy a bike can bring as a fun way to explore or spend time kicking around the neighborhood. Yet, according to a study from the Outdoor In... click to read more

Communities assist frontline medical workers: How you can help
(BPT) - During the pandemic, healthcare workers are being challenged like never before. Coping with this emergency has taken a toll on hospital staff around the country - and communities are stepping up efforts to help with donations of goods and services that provide immediate support, sometimes i... click to read more

Entrepreneurial opportunities in the restaurant industry
(BPT) - While it's clear the current pandemic has hit the traditional restaurant industry especially hard, restaurants and franchises that can pivot to succeed by offering drive-through, take-out and delivery options will likely weather the storm, and even thrive in the near future.For restaurant m... click to read more

Fuel your fitness at home: 5 tips and tricks
(BPT) - Face it, finding time to achieve your fitness goals while balancing work and home life can be a struggle. However, while many people are spending more time at home, here's a great opportunity to start fresh with a new fitness routine.Here are some helpful tips for helping you live your best... click to read more

5 Fresh Avocado Recipes to Get Out of the At-Home Snacking Slumps
(BPT) - Weight management goals getting derailed by binging on high calorie foods? Get creative with avocado recipes that add taste, nutrition and satisfaction to your midday munchies. 'Planning a checklist before you start shopping is key,' said Malena Perdomo, registered dietitian and spokesperso... click to read more

Elevate Comfort Foods with Havarti and Blue Cheeses
(BPT) - At a time when you may be craving comfort food more than ever, specialty cheeses make it easy to bring a little more indulgence - and a lot of flavor - to your home-cooked meals and snacks. Simply switching to different varieties, such as a buttery havarti or a sharp blue cheese, can easily... click to read more

National Wine Day: 4 Tips for Hosting a Virtual ‘Happier Hour’
(BPT) - With National Wine Day around the corner on Monday, May 25, Milano cookies is encouraging everyone to save a moment for themselves by enjoying happy hour in a fun new way - by pairing Milano cookies with wine. To help achieve the perfect pairings, Milano created a Happier Hour Guide, featur... click to read more

Back to the barbecue with fun new grilling tips
(BPT) - Warmer weather is here, so it's time to get back to the barbecue! This year will be a little different, though. Because of social distancing, you may not be able to throw large cookouts - you may just be grilling for your family. While everyone can't grill together, with over two-thirds of ... click to read more

Spice Up Your Rice with Pantry Essentials [Infographic]
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Simple ways to beautify your outdoor space and enjoy time at home
(BPT) - Whether it's a quaint patio, a simple garden, a rolling expanse of land or the many possibilities in between, the backyard is the perfect place to unwind. As people spend more time at home, creating a personal outdoor sanctuary is more important than ever before.Fortunately you don't need a... click to read more

7 Cookie and Drink Pairings for a Virtual Mother’s Day Happier Hour [Infographic]
(BPT) - In celebration of the moms who have been helping their children learn from home, making their kids' lunches in between video meetings, ensuring little ones' hands are washed and more, Milano is launching a guide that provides tips and suggested pairings of boozy - or non-boozy - beverages a... click to read more

Dream of summer by planning your ideal outdoor space
(BPT) - If you're dreaming of summer, imagining how you could be relaxing with a good book in the shade, entertaining family in your outdoor kitchen, playing with the kids in the sunshine - or just breathing in the sights and sounds of nature in your own personal oasis - here are some tips to help ... click to read more

How to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo 2020: A Virtual Salsa Class, Favorite Recipes & A Chance to Give Back
(BPT) - At a time when many around the world are practicing social distancing, it's important not to forget the good stuff this Cinco de Mayo. We've compiled the best ways you can celebrate with food, dancing and music - all while giving back to your local community.1. Put Your Dancing Shoes On! Ti... click to read more

5 essential steps for managing blood sugar
(BPT) - In the U.S. alone, 28.1 million people are living with diabetes, and an added 7.2 million are living with undiagnosed diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Additionally, the American Diabetes Association reports that 84 million American adults have pre... click to read more

5 fun facts about The Original Margarita
(BPT) - Nothing says 'summer' quite like The Original Margarita. And for the aspiring mixologist to the cocktail newbie, extra time at home is perfect for mastering The Margarita. There is nothing easier than shaking up this refreshing cocktail, in its original form or in one of its many delightful... click to read more

Missing ingredients? Try these kitchen substitutions [Infographic]
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Cinco at Home [Infographic]
(BPT) - This Cinco de Mayo, try these at-home margaritas from Cointreau.... click to read more

5 tips for celebrating Mother's Day from afar
(BPT) - This Mother's Day, you may not be able to be with your mom in person due to social distancing. The time apart may be difficult for everyone, but that doesn't mean you can't honor your beloved mom in other thoughtful ways that don't require person-to-person contact.The point is to remember h... click to read more

Raise your glass and take a trip around the world with rosé
(BPT) - With travel plans put on hold, your wanderlust is growing daily. Although you may not be able to visit the places on your bucket list, it doesn't mean you can't create moments of joy inspired by these locals through delicious foods and sensational beverages. The trendiest wine of 2020 is ro... click to read more

5 ways to maximize groceries and minimize waste
(BPT) - Spending more time in the kitchen means learning the importance of not only keeping food fresh for weeks at a time, but also minimizing waste for fewer trips to the grocery store. Food waste also impacts our wallets. In fact, a recent Bosch home appliances survey conducted by OnePoll found ... click to read more

4 Ways Mushrooms Make Home Cooking Better
(BPT) - While everyone is discovering their inner chef by cooking at home, it's a good time to explore ingredients that boost flavor and nutrition and add value to all your kitchen creations. One ingredient is fast becoming the hero of many home-cooked meals: fresh mushrooms.Grocery stores today fe... click to read more

How Smart Appliances Can Help Save Energy and the Planet
(BPT) - Since the first Earth Day was observed 50 years ago, the day's message has only grown in importance. For anyone wondering how they can contribute to a better tomorrow, a good place to get started is right in your home with smart, energy-saving home appliances and tools. Even small changes c... click to read more

7 surprising ways to use beans for every meal
(BPT) - Did you know you can use canned beans for every meal of the day, plus tasty snacks?Chances are you currently have cans of beans in your pantry, and you may be wondering what to do with them. Perhaps someone in your household hasn't tried beans, or you need a new recipe to entice your family... click to read more

Spring Clean Your Diet With 5 Fridge Essentials
(BPT) - Spring cleaning is a tradition that often includes dusting, mopping, decluttering and organizing homes for a fresh start. Many families may be cooking more while home right now, so this is a great opportunity to refresh your kitchen staples by filling the fridge with foods that support a he... click to read more

6 tips for advancing your at-home cooking
(BPT) - With everyone spending more time at home, the kitchen is becoming a major hub for daily activities. Whether it is dusting off an old cookbook, perfecting a family recipe, mastering the latest recipe to take over social media, or baking cookies with the kids, people are creating new memories... click to read more

4 safe ways to connect with family and friends while practicing social distancing
(BPT) - Bob Dylan once sang, 'For the times they are a-changin',' and that has perhaps never been more true than it is today. The COVID-19 pandemic has introduced new phrases like social distancing to the general population, and has also redefined both work and family life, creating a new normal.Th... click to read more

Everything you need to boost your self-care routine
(BPT) - When was the last time you treated yourself so that you could feel good inside and out? Now is the perfect time to show some serious TLC to your skin, nails and hair to give yourself the ultimate full-body pampering session.Try these ideas for enhancing your self-care routine:Get that glowW... click to read more






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