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All About Food
home : home & lifestyle : all about food
March 30, 2020

Say 'salut' with your next home meal
(BPT) - Whether you're taking out, ordering delivery or creating a tasty homemade meal, you can enhance the flavor - and the occasion - by finding a delicious wine that perfectly complements your dinner. An effective way to support "brand Italy" right now is to choose one of the many outstanding It... click to read more

Top Tips to Deep Clean this Spring
(BPT) - This year spring cleaning is more than ever about the deep clean. Spring typically inspires a little more time dedicated to cleaning, in fact, a recent survey commissioned by Bona and conducted by Harris Poll found that more than half of U.S. adults say that the start of spring triggers ext... click to read more

2 plant-based, easy-to-prep recipes for National Nutrition Month
(BPT) - March is National Nutrition Month and perhaps one of the easiest ways to keep track of personal nutrition is by meal prepping. In fact, a study of 40,000 French adults found that people who meal prepped at least a few days were less likely to be overweight and more likely to stick to nutrit... click to read more

5 beverage trends to watch in 2020
(BPT) - As consumers begin to prepare for more time spent in the comfort of their homes, tastes and attitudes are evolving when it comes to selecting a beverage of choice. There is a greater emphasis on value, style as well as quality. Today, people care about where their drinks come from, what's i... click to read more

6 Out-of-the-Stalk Ideas for Enjoying Celery
(BPT) - Top chefs, bloggers and taste-makers are breathing new life into celery with exciting new spins on entrees, small bites and cold drinks. For anyone with a passion for pairing innovations in flavor with healthy living, celery is a perfect ingredient to play with in the kitchen because it's a... click to read more

4 Ways to Add Nutrition to a Plant-Based Diet
(BPT) - It's no secret that plant-based diets are all the rage, with more and more Americans opting for foods made from plants and reducing consumption of meat, dairy, eggs and seafood, particularly for their positive impact on the environment. In fact, according to a new survey by Yale and the non... click to read more

5 Easy Ways to Keep Out of a Meal Prep Rut
(BPT) - We all know how hard it can be to keep your food game fresh, yes, even those who love cooking and eating! Let's face it, meal prep ruts happen - even to the best of us. Buying the same stuff time after time at the grocery store and cooking up the same dishes gets super old, even though it's... click to read more

Tips to Ensure Your Child Never Skips Breakfast
(BPT) - It's no secret breakfast is an important meal of the day. For growing kids, having access to a healthy breakfast is critical to future success. Healthy foods are a fundamental right that impacts not only the well-being of our youth, but also their academic success. Studies show that student... click to read more

1-2-3 simple plant-based food swaps to eat better
(BPT) - How hard can it be to eat better? Go vegetarian or vegan? Give up deliciousness? Eat more greens? Purge the pantry? Whether you're considering plant-based diet options for health reasons, or to have a lighter footprint on our environment or 'just because' you want to eat foods that don't co... click to read more

5 Ways to Get Kids to Eat Healthier
(BPT) - Every parent knows the struggle of convincing their little ones to eat more nutritious foods. Luckily, by encouraging your kids to get involved in the kitchen, you're helping them build a solid foundation for healthier food choices. Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist Dawn Jackson Blatner... click to read more

4 ways to master the 2020 kitchen from Chef Curtis Stone
(BPT) - From connectivity to cooktops and the latest gadgets, the ever-progressing kitchen of 2020 provides endless opportunities to simplify life in the home.Whether cooking for his family, hosting a dinner party or serving up Michelin-starred dishes, Chef Curtis Stone believes in cooking smarter,... click to read more

Start meal planning with simple tips from the pros
(BPT) - Have you heard about meal planning and thought it sounded like a great idea, but think it's just too complicated for you to tackle? The truth is it's easier than you think if you know a few tips and tricks from the experts."Meal planning saves money, cuts stress, reduces food waste and enco... click to read more

Unexpected duos: From food to fashion, the crazy pairings America loves
(BPT) - Sometimes unexpected pairings just make sense. Whether it's an unusual food duo that ends up incredibly delicious, a quirky blend of fashion that works surprisingly well or an opposites-attract couple that actually balance each other out perfectly, these unexpected pairings can make a lasti... click to read more

So, what’s the deal with beef and heart health?
(BPT) - As Americans think about eating for a healthy heart, many feel they're forced to choose between a healthy diet and their love of beef. But, contrary to some misinformation on this topic, you can have both. The Mediterranean diet was just ranked the #1 Overall Diet in 2020 and the #2 Best Di... click to read more

Giving great gifts: 4 ways to personalize presents
(BPT) - As much as your loved ones mean to you, gift-giving can be challenging. If you want to make an impact with your gifts, consider making an impression by customizing them. Personalized gifts speak volumes about the thought and care that went into choosing the gift.Here are some ideas on how y... click to read more

Boost your weekend self-care routine for a night in or out
(BPT) - Whether you're planning on having a solo night in, hanging out with your girlfriends or have a date planned with your sweetheart, weekends are a great opportunity for some extra-special self care.Plan to be sure you have all the essentials you need to boost your self-care routine for a rela... click to read more

Red, white and sparkling: How to choose the right wine glass
(BPT) - Wine connoisseurs know something even more important than facts about vintages and varietals: It makes a big difference how your wine is served. From the correct temperature to the glass you drink from, how any wine is presented can change the entire experience.And it's not just about aesth... click to read more

Spice up your bean routine with globally inspired recipes
(BPT) - Whether you're focused on fitness goals, a plant-based diet or simply cooking more, you can lean on beans to help achieve your goals and provide the foundation for a flavorful meal.The U.S. is the global leader in quality, dry bean production thanks to state-of-the-art harvesting equipment,... click to read more

National Hot Breakfast Month: Benefits of breakfast for K-12 students
(BPT) - As the saying goes, 'breakfast is the most important meal of the day,' and the month of February is National Hot Breakfast Month, a month-long celebration dedicated to elevating the importance of a hot breakfast. Breakfast is especially important for our K-12 students, and has key benefits ... click to read more

5 alternative treats for Valentine's Day to convey the perfect message
(BPT) - Valentine's Day is a special time to celebrate love of all different kinds. Whether it's to celebrate romantic love, adoration of family members, appreciation for neighbors or the bond between best friends, Valentine's Day is perfect for gifting a sweet treat that shows you care.Fortunately... click to read more

Hottest kitchen trends from KBIS 2020
(BPT) - Today's home chefs want - and expect - more from their kitchens than ever before. To optimize their culinary and entertaining skills, they seek exciting new ways to push the boundaries of what they can do at home. These forward-thinking cooks also aim to prepare meals efficiently, using the... click to read more

4 easy tips to boost your energy
(BPT) - Even if you try to keep to a healthy diet and work out regularly, chances are there are times of day when your energy fades, or entire days when you just don't feel like you're on the right track. Between the constant demands on your time from work and family, it can be tough to stay energi... click to read more

Ease into cord cutting with 4 easy steps
(BPT) - Ditching cable for what are known as 'streaming' services like Netflix, Hulu, Philo and more is all the rage these days. Despite what one may think, it's easy to make the move from traditional cable or satellite TV to a robust, highly affordable and customized TV-watching experience. Cuttin... click to read more

Top 5 nutrition trends for 2020
(BPT) - With a new year comes a new wave of health and wellness trends, and 2020 kicks off the decade with a plethora of possibilities. Most notably, the trend toward mindful eating has many people asking meaningful questions about the origins of their food. From veggie-packed products, to healthy ... click to read more

20,000 ways you can catch up on your award-season viewing [Video]
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5 sweet ways to celebrate Valentine's Day
(BPT) - This Valentine's Day, make the most of the occasion by finding new ways to enjoy the holiday with the ones you hold nearest and dearest - your family! With just a little creativity, a few extra treats and a healthy dose of imagination, you can make the day all about celebrating the love you... click to read more

How to choose the most beneficial protein [Infographic]
(BPT) - We all love protein, but research shows that many of us don't understand protein sources and which foods contain it.... click to read more

Celebrate Valentine’s Day, Italian style
(BPT) - It doesn't get more romantic than a getaway to Italy. But if a trip to Italy is not in the cards this year - no worries! With just a little planning, you can do the next best thing and bring some Italian flair to your Valentine's Day - whether you want to woo your new crush or celebrate you... click to read more

Avoiding Valentine's Pitfalls in 2020
(BPT) - The pressure is on - with the big day approaching, you may feel like you're not ready. Thanks to the latest technology, deciding on the perfect gift and making sure it gets to your special someone is easier than ever.Here are some of the problems you may be facing, and great solutions to he... click to read more

Bringing the indoors out: 2020 outdoor living trends
(BPT) - 2020 outdoor living trends are all about enjoying your backyard alfresco - but with the comfort and ease you expect from your indoor spaces. Today's outdoor spaces are transforming into an extension of the home. The current outdoor design also takes into account the look and feel of your en... click to read more

Simple plant-based swaps for big game eats [Infographic]
(BPT) - The Big Game is right around the corner! Instead of the same beef or chicken game day fare, add more variety to the watch party menu for all of your guests. Swap out your lineup for Pure Farmland's collection of protein-packed plant-based products to score big amongst meat-lovers, vegetaria... click to read more

How to win 'Best Awards Show Party' this year
(BPT) - Crazy about the movies? Love inviting friends over to watch the awards shows every year? Or maybe thinking about throwing an awards-watching party for the first time? Thrill your friends with a party worthy of the stars, with a focus on fun.You can win "best producer" for throwing an unforg... click to read more

5 tips for hosting a top-notch big game party
(BPT) - It's the height of football season, and you're looking forward to hosting the big game this year. No matter which team you're cheering for, it's all about prepping your home for the big event. But there's no need to stress. Here are a few simple tips to make sure your party is the talk of t... click to read more

Top 2020 food trends
(BPT) - A new year always brings predictions about what trends will rise to popularity, and when it comes to food, there are plenty of trends already underway that will no doubt continue to surge over the next several months. The good news is both your taste buds and your health will likely benefit... click to read more

Trust your gut: Get the story on probiotics
(BPT) - We're often told when we can't make a decision, we should trust our gut. And there's a healthy reason to do so. Gut health is about more than just healthy digestion. It's linked to your immunity and overall well-being. That's because below your belt lies a sophisticated system of organs pow... click to read more

What type of game day entertainer are you? A winning playbook for each.
(BPT) - When it comes to the biggest football day of the year, it's no secret that food takes center field. In fact, while people look forward to the game itself, most fans say they attend Big Game gatherings as much for the food as they do for the game, according to a new survey conducted by OnePo... click to read more

Three 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 567,908 players registered to play in the 2018-2019 season, with 356,760 of those players ages 16 and younger.Based on the recent surge in youth hockey enrollment, it's mor... click to read more

How living with AI can improve your daily life
(BPT) - These days, AI - artificial intelligence - has become a household name, mostly because so many household gadgets and appliances use it.What's the impact of AI becoming part of your everyday life? Ultimately, it's about convenience. Many tasks are getting easier, products are more efficient ... click to read more

The 5 sweetest things about watching award shows
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Shaping our future with AI
(BPT) - Artificial intelligence (AI) is impacting everyone's lives more and more. The latest technology increasingly helps daily tasks and routines become simpler, leaving consumers with more time to spend on other priorities.What do you want from the AI-powered devices and systems in your life?A c... click to read more

Jigsaw puzzles – perfect for 'me' and 'we' time this winter
(BPT) - During the blustery cold days and cozy nights at home this winter, there's no better time to rediscover the simple pleasures and quiet joys of indoor activities that help you relax and reconnect with family. Over the holidays, through winter break and beyond, families everywhere are eager t... click to read more

6 ways to focus on yourself in the new year
(BPT) - When setting New Year's intentions, it's easy to get caught up in career or physical health achievements. You strategize to work extra hours or get to the gym a certain number of days per week, but that's not always the right mindset for success.The key to external success starts within. Le... click to read more

5 tips for winterizing your health routine
(BPT) - The arrival of the winter months brings an abundance of food, festive drinks and busy days celebrating with loved ones. While indulging in winter festivities, it's important to stay on top of your healthy habits.'The foods and beverages we put into our bodies has a big impact on our health.... click to read more

How to throw an unforgettable holiday party
(BPT) - While some holiday traditions are worth keeping, there's no need to copy anybody else's party. Especially if you're new to hosting, why not make your celebration your own? You might need some new gear and supplies, depending how elaborate your plan is - but don't be shy about asking for hel... click to read more

Better baking: 5 things to know about your oven
(BPT) - Measuring, mixing, blending and kneading - there is so much that goes into the art of baking. You start with the right materials and techniques, but you also need to be familiar with how your oven works to get the best results.Getting to know your oven could be the difference between a beau... click to read more

6 tips every holiday baker needs to know
(BPT) - It's the holiday season - and bakers everywhere are kicking into high gear, filling kitchens with stacks of cookies, cupcakes, pies and candies. Holiday baking should be a joyful experience, sweet, easy and filled with fun memories. Whether you're baking for a few or a flock, here are six t... click to read more

The winter wine you should be drinking (and sharing) this season
(BPT) - Chilly weather: Check. Cozy gatherings with friends: Check. Same old wine: Not so fast. Before you reach for your go-to red this winter, consider Chile's answer to the season's most toast-worthy pours: crimson-hued Carmenere (car-men-air).The signature red grape of Chile delivers luscious d... click to read more

Easy Plant-based Swaps for the New Year
(BPT) - As we say goodbye to 2019, many of us will find ourselves making health-focused resolutions or looking to 2020 food trends for inspiration in the new year. One trend that has remained consistent year after year is the desire for plant-based foods, as more consumers continue to seek meat and... click to read more

Host-with-the-most: A step-by-step guide to wow-ing holiday guests
(BPT) - With the holidays just around the corner, party planning is in full swing. Whether it be a traditional family gathering or friendly white elephant, consider these tips and tricks to stay organized throughout the holiday hustle to ensure festivities go off without a hitch.Have your cake with... click to read more

8 tips to prep your home during (and after) the holidays
(BPT) - Hosting guests, baking treats, kids on school break and managing a packed social calendar - the holidays can be a stressful, busy time. And with so much to do, household chores can fall by the wayside, leaving your home messy and disorganized.These eight tips will help you enjoy a cleaner h... click to read more

Frito-Lay Releases U.S. Snack Index and No Need to Check Twice: It's Family, Friends and Food that Make the Holidays Nice [Video]
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Discounted access to Amazon Prime for customers on government assistance
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Stake out special occasion meals in the beef aisle
(BPT) - Hosting dinner for a special occasion can be stressful. Whether you're gathering with family for the holidays or making something new for friends, you want to deliver an entertaining evening and impress your guests with a pristine meal that everyone enjoys. A delicious beef cut is the focal... click to read more

Prioritize your health in the New Year
(BPT) - Now is the time of year when people typically take inventory of their lives and set new goals. Relationships, finances, careers and health are all important aspects that impact overall well-being. For this New Year, consider making your health a top priority.According to the recent America'... click to read more

Expert tips and tricks to brighten your brunch
(BPT) - "One of my favorite things to do is get together with friends for a cozy Sunday brunch," says mother, actress and chef Haylie Duff. "It's the best way to spend some quality time together before jumping into the busy week ahead. Plus, kicking off the morning with a nutritious meal is an adde... click to read more

How-to: The Original Cosmopolitan [Infographic]
(BPT) - Born in 1988, The Original Cosmopolitan with Cointreau is a cultural icon. Delicious to drink and easy to make, The Original Cosmopolitan should be everybody's drink of choice this holiday season.... click to read more

5 Tips to Support Immune Health
(BPT) - Being proactive in supporting your immune health gives you a much better chance of staying healthy this winter season and beyond. Tieraona Low Dog, M.D., Chief Medical Advisor at MegaFood, a leading maker of premium supplements made with real food and added nutrients, identifies several tip... click to read more

How to relax and enjoy holiday entertaining
(BPT) - When the holidays roll around, it can be easy to over-schedule, over-complicate and over-stress - especially when it's your turn to be the party host. But if you look back on your favorite holiday memories, you probably don't remember the centerpiece, the table settings or the menu. You jus... click to read more

Expert tips for the perfect holiday roast
(BPT) - Wondering what to cook for an upcoming holiday gathering? A beautiful beef roast is a feast for the eyes and the stomach, sure to impress guests of all ages. With a few expert tips and tricks, you'll be sure to serve a perfectly cooked roast packed full of flavor.Roasting tips from the pros... click to read more

3 ways to add wellness to your vacation
(BPT) - Why not focus on your health this year by planning a trip that will help you relax, recharge and refocus on your top wellness goals?The following are a few ways to focus on your health while on vacation.Here are just a few ways you can make the most of your vacation while getting your healt... click to read more

Superfood Scramble Bowls 6 Ways [Infographic]
(BPT) - Boost any egg scramble bowl with one superfood ingredient.... click to read more

Expert Series: Frito-Lay Executive Michael Lindsey Explains the Globalization of Flavor in the Snack Industry [Video]
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Tips to get your house ready for entertaining
(BPT) - Whether hosting family and friends for your first or fifteenth time, you want your home to be ready to impress. Here are five simple ways to make sure your home is refreshed and ready for any entertaining occasion.1. Refresh kitchen countersSince the kitchen is where people mingle the most,... click to read more

Keep mom, dad and the grands home safe with the latest technology
(BPT) - Technological advancements are helping aging adults stay safe, comfortable and connected as they age in place. And, families can feel more confident about mom, dad and the grands living independently, especially around the holidays.'The year 2020 brings new innovative technologies to enable... click to read more

From Seed to Supplement: Behind the Label
(BPT) - More than ever before, consumers today are demanding transparency on product labels. As news about food adulteration and contamination continues to appear in the headlines, the concern for food and product safety is rising.If nutritional supplements have ever been an important part of your ... click to read more

Holiday Hot Chocolate Made Easy
(BPT) - For a warm and cozy moment of holiday relaxation, froth up some delicious hot chocolate spiced with flavors of the season. The Capresso froth Select makes it easy to create rich, frothy hot chocolate using chocolate chips, chunks, syrup or powder.Celebrate the season with Peppermint Hot Cho... click to read more

Creative ways to celebrate the holidays together
(BPT) - Every year we celebrate beloved holiday traditions with friends and family. While passing on traditions is a hallmark of the season, there's nothing like taking old favorites and transforming them into something new and exciting - for adults and kids alike!If you're looking for fresh ideas ... click to read more

Amazon’s Best of Prime Highlights the Year’s Top Trends
(BPT) - What were the biggest trends of 2019? With more than one hundred million Prime members around the world, there is no better indicator than Amazon's Best of Prime.* The results are particularly telling because over the past year, Prime welcomed more members worldwide than ever before.Amazon'... click to read more

5 tips for stress-less holiday cleaning
(BPT) - Each year, the holiday season brings a flurry of entertaining. From hosting a houseful of out-of-town relatives to formal sit-down dinners to impromptu get-togethers, chances are your schedule - and your home - is brimming with activity.With all the extra foot traffic and activity can also ... click to read more

9 party survival tips – when you (or guests) are in recovery
(BPT) - The compassionate party host recognizes that some family members and friends may be in recovery. With an estimated 22 million Americans in recovery from addiction, chances are one or more of your guests may be in recovery from behavioral health issues.Jaime Vinck, Group CEO of the Sierra Tu... click to read more

Make it better with pure maple [Infographic]
(BPT) - A list of reasons why 100% Pure Maple Syrup from Canada is the better choice of sweetener when it comes to making good decisions about your health. With its unique pleasing flavor, it can be used in both sweet and savory culinary applications. Make sure to try some today!... click to read more

5 ways to keep kids entertained over winter break
(BPT) - Along with the fun and festive winter holidays comes the long break from school - and the challenge of keeping kids happy and engaged with all that unstructured time. Apart from the special holiday events, kids could use a few other diversions, and parents could, too!Here are some ideas for... click to read more

The most craftable time of the year
(BPT) - When you're shopping for all the DIYers, crafters and makers in your life this holiday season, there are many ways to encourage their creativity and show that you 'get' them - which they'll remember for years to come. First, think about the types of crafts or homemade projects they love to ... click to read more

How to get your home guest-ready, even if you have pets
(BPT) - If you're hosting guests with allergies - and you have pets - you have a few more things to consider when getting your home guest-ready. No problem!Dr. Elizabeth Mullans, a board-certified dermatologist and founder of Uptown Dermatology in Houston, Texas, offers eight cleaning tips to help ... click to read more




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