3 Unique Ways to Expand Your Grilling Repertoire …….

3 Unique Ways to Expand Your Grilling Repertoire …….

(NewsUSA) – Each grilling season, traditional cuisines, like hamburgers and hotdogs, rule the day. However, don’t forget that there are many other ways to liven up your grill.   “While I love the summertime grill favorites as much as the next person, anything goes on the grill these days ? from meatballs to pineapple to […]

By June 22, 2016 Read More →
Body Fuel: The Best Foods to Make The Most of Your Sweat Session ……..

Body Fuel: The Best Foods to Make The Most of Your Sweat Session ……..

(NewsUSA) – As the weather continues to heat up, many of us are looking to slim down and get the most out of our workouts. But choosing the best exercises is only one part of the fitness equation. To maximize results, try these nutritious and energizing pre- and post-workout fixes to fuel your body and […]

By June 15, 2016 Read More →
Pointers for Packing the Perfect Summer Picnic ……..

Pointers for Packing the Perfect Summer Picnic ……..

(NewsUSA) – There are a few things that signify summer is in full swing: the sound of an ice cream truck driving down the street, catching lightning bugs on a warm night and outdoor picnics with your favorite fare. Between meal prep and setting up shop, packing the perfect picnic basket may seem like a […]

By June 8, 2016 Read More →
Are You Eating Enough Vegetables a Day? …….

Are You Eating Enough Vegetables a Day? …….

(NewsUSA) –  Make an extra effort to get your greens and meet the 2016 USDA Dietary Guidelines, which recommend that you consume between two and three cups of vegetables per day. While this may sound like an impossible feat, it’s easy enough to accomplish with one simple dish, a salad. Not only can you make […]

By June 1, 2016 Read More →
FOOD: Stuffed Florida Yellow Squash Parmesan …….

FOOD: Stuffed Florida Yellow Squash Parmesan …….

 Enjoy fresh veggies Ingredients: 2 medium-sized Florida zucchini or large yellow squash 1/2 cup ricotta cheese 1 ½ cups mozzarella cheese, shredded 1 cup marinara sauce (your favorite) 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs olive oil for cooking 2 tablespoons fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried sea salt and fresh ground pepper […]

By May 25, 2016 Read More →
FOOD: Florida Sweet Corn, Snap Bean and Bell Pepper Sauté …….

FOOD: Florida Sweet Corn, Snap Bean and Bell Pepper Sauté …….

Here’s another recipe to try. Ingredients: 4 ears fresh Florida sweet corn, kernels cut off the cob 1 pound fresh Florida snap beans, rinsed and stems trimmed 2 large Florida bell peppers, sliced thin 1/4 cup green onion, washed and chopped fine 1 teaspoon plus more to taste seasoning blend (Greek, Latin, Cajun) sea salt […]

By May 18, 2016 Read More →
FOOD: Cheddar-Bacon Florida Sweet Corn ……

FOOD: Cheddar-Bacon Florida Sweet Corn ……

A whole new taste to enjoy. Ingredients: 4 ears fresh Florida corn Sour cream Cheddar cheese Bacon Directions: Place shucked corn directly on a hot grill. Rotate and cook corn until charred and cooked, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Let cool for 5 minutes and spread sour cream on warm corn. Roll the corn […]

By May 11, 2016 Read More →
Food Fresh From Florida – Zucchini Chips ……

Food Fresh From Florida – Zucchini Chips ……

Zucchini Chips   Zucchini Chips Ingredients: Zucchini Chips 1/4 cup dry breadcrumbs 1/4 cup grated fresh Parmesan cheese 1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons fat-free milk 2 ½ cups Florida zucchini, sliced 1/4-inch thick Cooking spray Feta and Dill Dip 1 cup plain low-fat yogurt […]

By April 27, 2016 Read More →
Obituary for Terry Milton Davis ……

Obituary for Terry Milton Davis ……

Terry Milton Davis, 60, of Ellijay, GA, passed on Tuesday, April 19, 2016. A native of Graceville, FL, he lived most of his adult life in Panama City, FL where he worked for Bell South/AT&T. He retired from the phone company and relocated to Ellijay, GA. Terry was an avid outdoorsman, loved sports and the […]

By April 21, 2016 Read More →
Help Your Heart By Eating Seafood Twice A Week ……..

Help Your Heart By Eating Seafood Twice A Week ……..

(NAPSI)—Here’s food for thought: Eating seafood can be good for your health, especially your heart. In fact, seafood is one of the leanest sources of protein and packed with omega-3s, vitamins and minerals, which helps prevent many of the chronic diseases affecting Americans today. The USDA Dietary Guidelines recommend eating at least two servings of […]

By April 13, 2016 Read More →
Vinegar Can Help Control Blood Sugar Levels ……..

Vinegar Can Help Control Blood Sugar Levels ……..

(NAPSI)— There could be sweet news for the 29.1 million people the U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates have diabetes. According to Dr. Carol S. Johnston, professor and associate director of the Nutrition Program in the School of Nutrition and Health Promotion at Arizona State University, vinegar can be part of a […]

By April 6, 2016 Read More →
Food Fresh From Florida – Florida Shrimp and Beef Tacos …….

Food Fresh From Florida – Florida Shrimp and Beef Tacos …….

Florida Shrimp and Beef Tacos   Ingredients: Beef Skewers 24 ounces Florida beef (tenderloin, sirloin or your favorite cut of beef) cut into 1-inch cubes 2 large Florida bell peppers (your favorite color), cut into 1-inch squares 2 large onions cut into 1-inch squares 8 bamboo skewers (soaked in water for 1 hour) or metal […]

By March 30, 2016 Read More →
FOOD: Creamy Bacon-Mushroom Shrimp and Grits …….

FOOD: Creamy Bacon-Mushroom Shrimp and Grits …….

Try something good.   Ingredients: 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined grits for 4 servings 3 slices bacon, chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 small onion, finely minced 1 large clove garlic, minced 1/3 cup celery, chopped fine 1/3 cup green pepper, chopped fine 1 sprig fresh thyme 1 bay leaf 1 cup mushrooms, […]

By February 17, 2016 Read More →
Welcome Winter’s Chill With the Taste of Fresh Pears ………

Welcome Winter’s Chill With the Taste of Fresh Pears ………

(NewsUSA) – Winter is here. While thoughts of orchards hanging heavy with fruit may feel like a distant memory, fresh, U.S.-grown pears are at their prime. This year’s pear crop — as many as 10 varieties — are in stores now, and abundant throughout the winter months.   Eating nutrient-packed pears as a snack or […]

By February 10, 2016 Read More →
FOOD: Time-Saving Slow Cooking ……..

FOOD: Time-Saving Slow Cooking ……..

(NAPSI)—On those busy days when you don’t have much time, a slow cooker can be the solution to getting a hot, wholesome meal on the table. Simply add all the ingredients in the morning, turn on the device, and you get to come home to a wholesome, hot meal, especially good on chilly days. So […]

By February 3, 2016 Read More →
FOOD:Char-Grilled Florida Vegetables with Feta …….

FOOD:Char-Grilled Florida Vegetables with Feta …….

Something that is good and good for you. Courtesy of the Florida Department of Agriculture Ingredients: 1 large eggplant, sliced into 1/4-inch rounds 2 zucchini, sliced into 1/4-inch rounds 2 large yellow squash, sliced into 1/4-inch rounds 3 bell peppers, sliced large 1 ½ tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon seasoning blend (Greek, Italian or your […]

By January 20, 2016 Read More →