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Food And Beverage

A better balance for every day: Resolve to make nutritious eating a priority

January 2, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Golden Milk Family Features Discovering a better version of yourself is all about striking a balance. That’s especially true when it comes to making smarter food choices that you can maintain over time.  A sustainable, long-term healthy eating approach, such as the Atkins low-carb lifestyle, emphasizes variety and balance. Start planning a low-carb…

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Avocado Date Shake!

December 27, 2019

Recipe and photo by Monica Peters Try out one of my favorite smoothies I love to make: the avocado date shake. This sweet n’ tasty shake is real simple to make. Although it is a shake, you can also eat with a spoon instead of using a straw. The dates are really sweet so you…

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Winter Warm-Up: Recipes and Tips Rooted in Goodness

December 26, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Savory Harissa-Roasted Chicken and Vegetables Family Features  When cold weather hits, it’s natural to seek comfort in a variety of forms: warm blankets, layers of sweaters and delicious, hearty meals. Winter is the perfect season for spending time indoors honing cooking skills to take your culinary creations to the next level. Simple recipes…

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Holiday Desserts from Around the Globe

December 20, 2019

Family Features Over time, many families tend to return to the same holiday favorites, from ham and mashed potatoes to pies and cookie classics. This season, you can add a twist to tradition with these globally inspired desserts.  Rugelach, for instance, is like a cross between a croissant and a cookie featuring walnuts for a…

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Elevate holiday cooking with seasonal skillet dishes

December 16, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Stovetop Apple Pie Family Features  The rush of the holiday season – shopping for gifts, decorating the house, hosting loved ones and other added obligations – can be challenging. Restore balance and holiday cheer by treating yourself and others who are home for the holidays to a no-fuss, relaxing dinner that feels celebratory….

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Four festive tricks to make a holiday meal work for everyone

November 29, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Maple Balsamic Glaze  BPT The holidays are full of family, friends — and lots and lots of food. And while we love getting together with all our loved ones, the thought of coming up with a meal that pleases everyone can be a bit frightening. But with a little…

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The Great Thanksgiving Dessert Battle

November 22, 2019

Holiday desserts are going to take center stage at next week’s Thanksgiving table. For many of us, that means pumpkin or sweet potato pie. But not all of us… By Denise Clay In case you spend a lot less time watching the Food Network than I do, the World Series Of Holiday Feasting begins on Thursday…

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Stuffing: The essential Thanksgiving side dish

November 15, 2019

By Leah Fletcher   Whether you call it dressing or stuffing, no holiday meal is complete without this essential turkey side dish. The most delicious Thanksgiving stuffing is usually complemented by an array of side dishes that include steaming heaps of slow-cooked collard greens, cheesy mac and cheese, classic baked sweet potatoes, and sweet-and-tangy cranberry…

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The “Chopped” Champion

November 1, 2019

Winning “Chopped” is just the latest challenge Philadelphia-based Chef Kristol Bryant has met. By Denise Clay Anyone who is a fan of the Food Network show “Chopped” knows that the baskets the chefs competing on the show contain a whole lot of things that if you saw them on your grocer’s shelves, you’d walk right…

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