Food

Sauces for the Win: Why They’re A Hit At A Party       …….
By January 12, 2017 Read More →

Sauces for the Win: Why They’re A Hit At A Party …….

(NewsUSA) – It’s that time of year again–the time when families and friends come together to celebrate with food and open arms.     With these highly anticipated games come the equally anticipated snacks–from chips and dip to wings and hot sauce. In fact, a lot can be said from people’s usage of dips and […]

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Three Simple Swaps for a Healthier Lunch       …….
By December 26, 2016 Read More →

Three Simple Swaps for a Healthier Lunch …….

(NewsUSA)  – Choosing a healthy lunch doesn’t have to be boring or a day-to-day challenge.   In fact, there are plenty of tasty and healthier substitutions you can make to your favorite meals when eating out or packing a lunch, such as adding more fresh fruits and vegetables and reducing refined grain products such as […]

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Popular Pair: Warm Dip And Crispy Crackers        ……….
By December 19, 2016 Read More →

Popular Pair: Warm Dip And Crispy Crackers ……….

(NAPSI)—The next time the party’s at your place, try this light take on a classic dip that’s lower in fat but not in flavor: Warm Spinach and Artichoke Dip Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes Serves: 4 to 6 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 pkg (5 oz) spinach ⅓ […]

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Freshen Up Your Meal Prep        …….
By December 17, 2016 Read More →

Freshen Up Your Meal Prep …….

by Rachael DeVaux, RD   (NAPSI)—With more than 3.9 million “mealprep” hashtags on Instagram, many people have found success in living a healthier lifestyle through meal prepping. Not only does it save you time during the busy workweek, it allows for a better variety of healthy, ready-to-eat foods at your disposal. Prepping 101 Of course, […]

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Easy, Elegant And Appealing Appetizer        ……..
By December 14, 2016 Read More →

Easy, Elegant And Appealing Appetizer ……..

(NAPSI)—This holiday season, you can greet last-minute guests, have a spontaneous get-together with the neighbors after caroling, host an impromptu present-wrapping party, or enhance a quiet evening at home with the family after shopping with this quick and easy appetizer: Maple-Pecan-Crusted Goat Cheese with Crackers Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Total Time: […]

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Bake Up Delicious Breakfast Bars For Busy Kids       ……..
By December 12, 2016 Read More →

Bake Up Delicious Breakfast Bars For Busy Kids ……..

(NAPSI)—Here’s news many families may consider a wake-up call: Studies show that kids who eat breakfast have better concentration and more energy. Yet approximately 8 to 12 percent of all school-aged kids skip this important meal. Why Eat Breakfast Here’s a look at what the researchers discovered: • The University of Pennsylvania found that children […]

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Please Your Palate With Produce All Year Long       …….
By December 10, 2016 Read More →

Please Your Palate With Produce All Year Long …….

(NAPSI)—Even when summer is only a distant memory, there’s no need to give up the benefits of consuming fresh produce. Here are five ways to infuse recipes with seasonal fruits and vegetables at any time. 1. Simplify mealtime. It’s easy to whip up a satisfying meal bowl with this formula: grain + protein + vegetables. […]

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Give Stuffing A Lift With Dried Cranberries       …….
By December 8, 2016 Read More →

Give Stuffing A Lift With Dried Cranberries …….

(NAPSI)—For many clever cooks, the secret ingredient in spectacular stuffing is dried cranberries. Long a Holiday favorite, cranberries can add great taste and festive color to stuffing, as in this mouthwatering recipe:   Cranberry Stuffing 10 cups day-old French bread cut into 1-inch cubes 6 Tbsp. olive oil, divided 1 Tbsp. dried thyme Pinch of […]

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Florida Blueberry Cheesecake         ………
By November 30, 2016 Read More →

Florida Blueberry Cheesecake ………

Ingredients: 1 whole cheesecake (homemade or store bought) 4 pints Florida blueberries, rinsed ½ lemon, juiced 1 cup water 1 cup natural Florida sugar Fresh mint sprigs for garnish Directions: In a small sauce pot, combine 2 pints blueberries, sugar, lemon juice and water. Place sauce pot over medium high heat. Stir contents of pot […]

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By November 29, 2016 Read More →

ENCOURAGE FOOD SAFETY THIS HOLIDAY SEASON TO PREVENT FOODBORNE ILLNESSES

Holmes/Washington—As you gather around the table with family and friends to share a meal and celebrate the holidays, the Florida Department of Health reminds you to practice food safety to ensure a safe and healthy holiday season for everyone. Food-borne illnesses affect one in six people each year in the United States, but it is […]

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