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5 must-see moments to watch for in the 2017 Rose Parade
(BPT) - New Year's feels like a time of such hope, promise and happiness that it's only natural to wish the merriment could last a little longer. In 2017, New Year's revels don't end on Sunday, Jan. 1. The 126-year-old Rose Parade will take place on Jan. 2, 2017, honoring the long-standing traditio... More >>

10 smart swaps to make baking and cooking healthier
(BPT) - Creamy sauces, cookies, casseroles and cakes - as temperatures drop, it's natural to crave favorite comfort foods. However, it's easy to overindulge on rich dishes and decadent desserts, especially if you're hosting a gathering of friends and family. How can you enjoy amazing foods while bu... More >>

The best holiday gifts of 2016
(BPT) - Spending time with friends and family is a big part of what makes the holidays so special. Celebrating with loved ones and exchanging gifts is a time-honored tradition. But before the wrapping paper can be ripped away in a flurry of sparkling shreds, you first need to find the right gifts f... More >>

Tips to make good nutrition a family affair in 2017
(BPT) - Nurturing and nourishing a family go hand-in-hand. If you're ready to rally your family around better nutrition, now's the time to get a healthy jump on the new year."Making consistently good food choices can set your family on the road to good health," says Marlene Schmidt, registered diet... More >>

5 fun ways to make holiday memories with your child
(BPT) - The holidays are a special time of year for everyone, but through the eyes of a child, it can feel like pure magic. Parents and caregivers looking to make this holiday extra special should spend less time worrying about trinkets under the tree, and instead, focus on spending quality time wi... More >>

7 successful hosting tips this holiday season
(BPT) - The holidays are a great opportunity to spend time surrounded by loved ones. For hosts and hostesses, however, planning a memorable dinner party can be a bit daunting. Will everything be prepared in time? Will your guests enjoy themselves? Will you have a moment to escape the kitchen and si... More >>

2016 Whole Hog Challenge champion crowned at Homestead-Miami race season finale [Infographic]
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5 tricks to a happier, less stressful holiday season
(BPT) - Americans have a love-hate relationship with the holiday season. You may love the festive spirit and the opportunity to share time with friends and family, but dread all the work — and stress — involved in seasonal tasks, including meal preparation. However, it is possible to ma... More >>

Celebrate and save with 8 affordable entertainment tips
(BPT) - Celebrating with family and friends is the perfect way to elevate any holiday or festive occasion. If you're tasked with hosting the event, you have a lot to get done. As you create your to-do list, it can be overwhelming looking at just how much you have to purchase. But hosting a great pa... More >>

Meet California olive growers [Infographic]
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Baby on board? 8 tips for stress-free infant travel
(BPT) - Whether it's a quick weekend away or a weeklong adventure, family travel is a great way to bond and create lifelong memories. However, if you have an infant, you may be hesitant to pack all those bags and venture to the unknown."With their love of a set schedule and the familiar, plus loads... More >>

'Tis the season: 5 expert tips for seamless holiday entertaining
(BPT) - As we gear up for the busy holiday season, a foolproof plan is essential for throwing an unforgettable party everyone will be talking about. Whether it's a casual weekend brunch, formal sit-down dinner or a glitzy cocktail party, you want to make sure the atmosphere is set, and that you're ... More >>

Chicken noodle soup: Pressure cooking the homemade version
(BPT) - The quintessential comfort food - chicken noodle soup - most often comes from a can, a retail food counter or a school cafeteria. We may romanticize the fresh taste and aroma of the homemade version, but busy schedules put a premium on time-saving convenience. For anyone who doesn't want to... More >>

Homegating for the holidays: 5 pro tips for MVP hosts
(BPT) - This holiday season, millions of Americans will celebrate with friends, family and football. Will you be one of them?A whopping 78 percent of Americans watch NFL games with family or friends either at their home or at someone else's home during the season, found the NFL Homegating Sofa Surv... More >>

Anatomy of a dinner place setting
(BPT) - Creating a festive atmosphere is key to putting on a great dinner party. Whether you're settling into a new home, newly engaged or hosting a holiday party for the first time, you're likely feeling pressure to impress- especially when it comes to setting the table. Understanding the anatomy ... More >>

The easy guide for creating an amazing holiday cheese board
(BPT) - Whether it's a small gathering of close friends or a large family affair, hosting a holiday party makes the season extra magical. Looking for ideas that are guaranteed to impress? This year, a new food trend is elevating events and tantalizing taste buds: cheese boards."A simple cheese boar... More >>

Tips to help you prepare your home for holiday celebrations
(BPT) - ‘Tis the season for big meals, festive gatherings and making memories that will last a lifetime. But hosting friends and family can be a daunting responsibility. In fact, nearly 40 percent of consumers say that entertaining guests is the most stressful part of their holiday season, ac... More >>

Meal planning made easy: 5 tips to save time and cut stress
(BPT) - Today’s family is incredibly busy. When the kids get home from school there's homework, soccer practice and violin lessons. Somewhere in there you need to sneak in a wholesome dinner, but you're short on time and the pantry is bare. What do you do?This is a common scenario across the ... More >>

3 simple tricks to improve your at-home barista skills
(BPT) - Sick of reaching for your office’s less than stellar coffee pot for a morning buzz? You could swing by the over-priced coffee shop down the street, but daily store-bought java takes a serious toll on your wallet. Instead, consider these three modern brewing methods to improve your at-... More >>

Food trends and a tempest in a teapot: Changing tastes bring out the best
(BPT) - Tea has been a beverage of choice since ancient times, although it is not immune to changing tastes. With the introduction of new microbrews joining the craft movement, tea is the latest category to bring blending to a new level.This trend is much to the delight of tea drinkers, who account... More >>

10 small ways to make everyday eating special
(BPT) - Holidays, anniversaries, birthdays and other special occasions are often celebrated with a delicious meal. Whether a rare indulgent treat or a classic comfort food, these meals make the moment that much more memorable.In fact, food being part of celebratory events is a tradition that spans ... More >>

5 wine-tastic facts about Tempranillo [Infographic]
(BPT) - Celebrate International Tempranillo Day by picking up a bottle and learning more about Spain’s noble grape. Spain’s famous Rioja region is renowned for its vibrant and expressive wines made from Tempranillo, which tend to be aromatic and spicy with red fruit aromas and flavors, ... More >>

Froth up favorite fall flavors: Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate
(BPT) - If you love pumpkin spice, and you love frothy hot chocolate, why not enjoy both at once? Capresso shares an easy seasonal recipe for Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate, along with tips for whipping up creative frothed concoctions at home.With the right countertop frother, you can prepare hot choc... More >>

No-stress holiday entertaining tips and tricks
(BPT) - A holiday party is a wonderful way to celebrate the season with friends and family. However, no matter how big or small the guest list, hosting the event can turn stressful fast. Before you know it, your holiday gathering has become more frustrating than festive, and you're suddenly feeling... More >>

Turn Thursdays into together time this holiday season
(BPT) - Holiday busyness can occupy your weekends, making it difficult to find time to prepare and share a special meal. Instead, why not commit to making Thursday evenings special throughout the season? Instead of trying to do one more thing on the weekend, organically fit together-time into Thurs... More >>

6 cooking tips to impress your guests this holiday season
(BPT) - Shared meals and get-togethers are among the holidays’ best moments, but they can also be the most stressful. In fact, 90 percent of Americans feel stress during the holidays, a Healthline survey found – and holiday cooking was cited as one of the stress-drivers.“Cooking f... More >>

'Tis the season for creating dazzling holiday tables
(BPT) - Laughter, joy, happiness — 'tis the season for family and friends to come together around the table, celebrating all the warmth of the holidays. Really want to wow your guests at your next gathering? It’s as easy as mixing Christmas past with Christmas present.“The holiday... More >>

Time-saving kitchen hacks for the holidays
(BPT) - No matter how big or small the group, gathering with loved ones over a delicious meal is a holiday season essential. However, if you've offered to host the event, panic is likely to set in as you realize the amount of work it's going to take to cook a memorable meal for friends and family.F... More >>

Healthy is easy when you go with grapes [Infographic]
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3 tips for a more flavorful holiday meal
(BPT) - Holiday gatherings and backyard barbecues have a lot in common as they are occasions for gathering and for eating. And for both, successful execution of a shared meal means preparing what everyone likes and preparing it perfectly.While holiday staples such as turkey, ham and brisket create ... More >>

90% child bone mass acquired by age 20 - nutrient packed foods can help
(BPT) - Most people associate bone density and skeletal concerns with advanced age. However, healthy bones form during childhood with the majority of bone density established before kids reach their 20s. Is it time to shift the focus to the early years rather than the later?Up to 90 percent of peak... More >>

Safe food techniques every home cook should know
(BPT) - Good hosts want positive experiences around the dishes they prepare for the holidays — great conversation and good memories.What’s a sure way to mar the feast? Not being consistent in following safe food handling techniques that every home cook should know. Each year, one in six... More >>

5 clever hacks to simplify any family's morning routine
(BPT) - Getting the family out the door on time every morning is no small feat. Seemingly simple tasks like getting dressed, packing backpacks and making breakfast can quickly turn into chaos. Before you know it, you're running late and the kids haven't even eaten as you dash to the car.Stop dreadi... More >>

Farming program helps neighbors in rural America fight hunger
(BPT) - Although the United States produces much of the world’s food, 48 million people in the country are food insecure, lacking access to enough food to sustain a healthy, active lifestyle. What's even more surprising is that many of the counties with the highest rates of food insecurity ar... More >>

Tree trimming 101: Dazzling decorating easy as 1-2-3
(BPT) - Shiny silver and gold, the warm glow of lights, dazzling bursts of color — O Christmas tree, your magic helps fill our homes with laughter and love during this merriest of seasons. And while gathering together to trim the tree is a beloved family tradition for many of us, let's be hon... More >>

Seaweed: The green superfood you should be eating [Infographic]
(BPT) - - From turmeric to acai, superfoods are a must when it comes to eating healthy. But few folks know that one of nature’s most nutritious superfoods hails from the deep. Annie Chun’s (, pioneer of healthy and convenient meals and snacks, shows how seaweed is chan... More >>

Smokey food and drink make Fall-tastic Fun!
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Tips and tricks for the ultimate cheese plate [Infographic]
(BPT) - The holidays are filled with parties, potlucks and feasts that call for delicious treats. Whether you're hosting or just attending, any shindig is enhanced by a tasty cheese platter. These tips and tricks will inspire you to create an appetizing and elegant cheese plate that is sure to char... More >>

Fresh recipes to liven up traditional Thanksgiving dishes
(BPT) - The friends, the family, the food - Thanksgiving is a beloved holiday enjoyed by both young and old. Beyond the friendly conversation and heartwarming nostalgia, the mouthwatering meal is the star of the day.Traditional Thanksgiving dishes please the palate, but this year are you up for som... More >>

The nation is crazy about bacon this election season [Infographic]
(BPT) - In this landmark election season, there's one thing on which Americans can agree: their love of bacon. A recent survey by Smithfield uncovers just how Americans feel about the smoky sensation. How will you decide your favorite this year? Crispy or Chewy?SaveSave... More >>

Talking turkey: It's platter season
(BPT) - What’s your idea of the perfect Thanksgiving meal? A big family buffet, or perhaps an intimate evening with a few close friends? Thanksgiving brings us together from near and far for all sorts of fun-filled traditions that are uniquely our own. And while those traditions may vary some... More >>

10 time-saving tips for the holidays
(BPT) - The holidays are magical, but all that fun and festiveness can eat up a lot of your time. Don't let the joy of the season be overshadowed by a hectic schedule and too many to-do's. These 10 simple tips and tricks will help you save time so you can focus on what really matters.1. Host a deco... More >>

5 frightfully fun food hacks for Halloween
(BPT) - Parents, get ready! The spookiest night of the year is just around the corner. Farm Rich, one of the nation's best-selling frozen snacks and appetizers brands, has concocted five frightfully fun food hacks to keep you from going "batty" while getting ready for your own Halloween gatherings.... More >>

5 spooky ways to puzzle your guests this Halloween
(BPT) - With elements of mystery and elegance, the right decorations will set the stage for a frightfully fun Halloween. But incorporating your own personal greetings and stories will add a twist of the unexpected to put your party over the top. To leave guests mystified, check out these creativel... More >>

From futbol to football: New show keeps bicultural fans game day ready
(BPT) - Viewership for sports coverage is changing rapidly. In fact, the average viewership for regular season NFL games among Spanish-dominant viewers has increased 28 percent over the last half-decade alone. In terms of the big game, Nielsen reports that while an average of 11.2 million viewers f... More >>

Too much gobble, gobble? 6 steps to better digestion this holiday season
(BPT) - Cheer and goodwill aren’t the only things Americans share during the holiday season. We also swap germs, overindulge in seasonal foods and spirits, and stew in stress — all of which can lead to digestive woes.You know you’ll have to work hard at self-control if you don&rsq... More >>

Holiday entertaining tips guaranteed to help hosts impress guests
(BPT) - The holiday season is packed with social events big and small. What makes some more memorable than others? The extra thought and special touches from the host or hostess.Cookbook author and entertaining expert Gaby Dalkin recently teamed up with the Paper & Packaging – How Life Un... More >>

Beyond the jar: 8 ingenious ways to eat peanut butter
(BPT) - What food is tasty, filling and fun? Peanut butter, and according to research, Americans are in love with the nutty spread.According to a Peter Pan Simply Ground survey (see below for survey notes), 74 percent of people say it’s a staple in their grocery cart, with the average person ... More >>

A toast to taste: Top tools and gadgets for cocktails, wine and spirits
(BPT) - Raise the bar for cocktail hour with clever tools and gadgets for mixed drinks, wine and spirits. Whether it's for your home bar or for a gift, here are some ideas worth toasting:Big Ice: Chill your favorite cocktail without diluting its flavor with the Zoku Ice Ball Mold. One slow melting ... More >>

Simple, healthy twists to favorite family foods
(BPT) - From favorite meals to the snacks they ask for daily, you probably have a list committed to memory of the foods your family enjoys most. Wish you could up the nutrition factor on some of those items? With a few healthy twists, you can easily encourage your family to eat more wholesome snack... More >>

5 tips to score big in your fantasy football league this season
(BPT) - More than 57 million people will play fantasy sports this year, according to the Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA). With fantasy football season underway, you need to make sure your game face is on and your line-up is set. If you have a team this season, or this is your first year pla... More >>

Make brunch 'eggs-citing' this fall
(BPT) - Eggs, they’re the superstars of your fridge.Delicious on their own, or the perfect addition to a salad, skillet or even breakfast tacos, their versatility makes the possibilities truly endless.And as families today are choosing fresher, unique ingredients to inspire their own ethnic d... More >>

4 healthy recipes to shake up your family meals
(BPT) - Transamerica Center for Health Studies (TCHS), in collaboration with Los Angeles-based nutritionist Suzanne Hollander of Suzy Foods, is adding a twist to your traditional family recipes this fall season with its new All-American Cookbook. Encourage your kids to help prepare one of these rec... More >>

5 headache-free holiday hosting tips
(BPT) - There’s a reason the holidays are called the most wonderful time of the year. It’s an opportunity to reconnect with loved ones over delicious food and shared traditions. But playing hostess can sometimes feel more like a burden rather than a blessing. This year, keep your holida... More >>

5 simple ways seafood can transform your meals
(BPT) - It seems like everyone today is looking for ways to eat healthier and seeking out more “adventurous” foods. Some people try extreme diets, consuming only raw or paleo-based foods. Others seek out new varieties of kale or cabbage. And still others simply want to go beyond the ord... More >>

How to Mangia like an Italian [Infographic]
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Binge appeal [Infographic]
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Toast to this trifecta of wonderful wines to share at holiday celebrations
(BPT) - As the weather cools and the fireplace whets your appetite for comfort and relaxation, thoughts naturally turn to friends, family, good food and drinks … enjoyable moments this season so notably brings. Whether you plan to be the host or a guest at the festivities, you can make a las... More >>

5 things to learn from a coffee expert
(BPT) - Coffee is more than a drink - it's a lifestyle and an integral part of people's everyday lives. In fact, more than half of Americans enjoy a cup of coffee daily, according to the 2016 National Coffee Drinking Trends Report.For some people, coffee is a career. Lindsey Bolger, Senior Vice Pre... More >>

Smart ways to create calm as you rush from holiday to holiday
(BPT) - Less than a month separates Halloween from Thanksgiving. And, this year, Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa are all within a day of each other, and the two multi-day holidays both end on New Year’s Day. With end-of-year celebrations coming one after another, transitioning from holiday to... More >>

Say yes to 'ho-ho-ho' and no to holiday allergies
(BPT) - Shouldn’t this be the season for walks in the snow, gift-shopping, family gatherings, ho-ho-ho and mistletoe? So why are you still sneezing?Granted, certain times of year are more allergen-filled than others, but the truth is, allergy symptoms can hit you in any season – even th... More >>

Your chicken soup now has antibiotic and hormone free chicken breasts [Infographic]
(BPT) - - Progresso is now using only 100 percent antibiotic and hormone free chicken breasts in all of its 36 chicken soup varieties. Currently available on store shelves nationwide, Progresso is the first large retail soup brand in the United States to have antibiotic and hormone free chicken bre... More >>

5 ideas for your fall bucket list
(BPT) - The temperatures are getting cooler and it’s time to make the most of the fall season. New England-based stylist Lauren Wells and photographer Cambria Grace, the duo behind the creative studio Wells & Grace, curated the ultimate fall bucket list to help everyone celebrate all autu... More >>

California Prunes for Better Bones [Infographic]
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Debunking bulk buying myths: The truth that makes 'cents' this season
(BPT) - Bulk buying often gets a bum rap. If you buy into common bulk myths, you probably believe “buying in bulk” means going to a warehouse store to purchase bucket-sized jars of jelly or paper towel packages so large they barely fit in an SUV — all to supply a big family. Bulk ... More >>

5 tips for simply better back-to-school meals
(BPT) - Start back-to-school season off right with a no-fail routine sure to keep the whole family on track for the busy school year to come. Follow these five tips for a healthy and happy school year from Daphne Oz, New York Times bestselling author and Emmy award winning co-host of ABC's “T... More >>

America's tailgating habits [Infographic]
(BPT) - Football season is here and for many, that also means tailgating! For nearly half of Americans (45 percent), tailgating is more important than the game, according to new research from BJ's Wholesale Club. When it comes to food, drinks and pre-game style, see how your tailgating habits stack... More >>

Enjoy National Coffee Day without Dairy Envy [Infographic]
(BPT) - -Each year Dairy Envy reaches a fever pitch on National Coffee Day, leaving those who struggle with dairy sensitivity due to lactose unable to fully enjoy the celebration. A recent poll from the LACTAID Brand explores how Dairy Envy affects coffee drinking habits of dairy sensitive dairy lo... More >>

5 ways coffee was there for us all summer long
(BPT) - ¡Adios summer! Hello fall! There’s no denying the days are getting shorter and weather is getting cooler, but before breaking out the jackets and jeans, let’s take time to look back on the faithful friend that was a constant part of summer fun. From fueling warm-weather ad... More >>

6 fast and fun after-school snack ideas
(BPT) - Reading, writing, arithmetic and so much more — school days are busy for kids. Lunch period provides a welcome break, but some schools schedule lunch as early as 10:30. By the end of the day, kids are famished.When your star students arrive home asking for a snack, you don't have to r... More >>

5 simple tips for the perfect birthday goodie bag
(BPT) - Birthday parties are an exciting time for all, from the party games to the presents and delicious cake, birthdays are an occasion for family and friends to come together and celebrate. There are so many ways to make a birthday party special, but why not kick it up a notch and make your next... More >>

Break out of your food rut with this tasty recipe [Video]
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What Star Trek era are you from? [Infographic]
(BPT) - When will the captains of Star Trek take over senior housing? Find out what your Star Trek era says about you at A Place for Mom.... More >>

Stock your pantry to prepare for the busy school season with these 5 tips
(BPT) - During the summer, you may have had time to make frequent trips to the grocery store and try fun, healthy new recipes at home. Now that the busy school season is upon us, and you're juggling work, school drop-offs/pick-ups and extracurricular activities, you'll be lucky if you can even sque... More >>

Planning a Florida vacation? Discover this gem off the beaten path
(BPT) - This year, you'll be traveling to Florida for a theme park experience of a lifetime — and your family can hardly contain their excitement. While thrill rides and fun games make up the majority of your itinerary right now, it's a good idea to research other attractions in the area you ... More >>

Creating memories that last a lifetime
(BPT) - In everyone’s life, there are traditions and memories that bind us to family, friends and a community of loved ones.Sometimes it’s the little things that trigger intense emotions that bring us back to those special moments we once shared with others. It could be the smell of aut... More >>

Nutrient-rich ingredients, simple prep are keys to easy, healthy family meal times
(BPT) - With summer in the rearview mirror, many Americans will now be pressed for time: Fall (when kids go back to school) and winter (dominated by the holidays) are jam-packed seasons. It may be difficult to find time for everything you need to do, including eating regular meals together as a fam... More >>

Easy tips for smart snacking
(BPT) - It's hard to remember when the norm was three square meals a day, and snacks were relegated to nibbles at parties or as an afterschool bite to eat for kids. Today, whether young or old, snacks are a big part of our regular eating habits. In fact, a whopping 92 percent of us snack sometime d... More >>

8 easy ways grapes can elevate your holiday entertaining
(BPT) - When it comes to holiday entertaining, preparing for your guests can be both a joy and a challenge.  If your desire to create holiday magic for your loved ones leaves you feeling like an overworked, overwhelmed producer of a Hollywood-style extravaganza, it’s time to change your ... More >>

Food for thought: How to reduce food waste at home [Infographic]
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Cozy, clean and comfortable: 5 steps for getting your home autumn-ready
(BPT) - If cooler autumn weather makes you want to get inside your home to redecorate, add new furnishings or take other steps to settle in, you’re not alone.Rainy, snowy, cold or otherwise inclement weather makes us more productive overall because we’re less motivated to spend leisure ... More >>

The Power of Beans [Infographic]
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7 reasons you should eat more seafood
(BPT) - Seafood is a great catch, in more ways than you might imagine. While a mouthwatering meal of glazed salmon or grilled shrimp might win our stomachs on taste alone, the health benefits of seafood are beneficial to all.Low in fat and high in protein, seafood delivers some of the vital nutrien... More >>

Host and hostess gifts everyone will love
(BPT) - Every season is party season, but when the latter half of the year rolls in so do the party invitations. If you’ll be attending one or more parties this year, chances are you’ll not arrive empty handed.It’s polite to thank your host or hostess with a token of your apprecia... More >>

Entertaining with style [Infographic]
(BPT) - - From dinner parties to family gatherings to relaxed Sunday morning brunches, it’s important to create a relaxed, effortless atmosphere that lets you and your guests kick back and have a great time – why entertain otherwise?... More >>

6 ways to transition to fall without saying goodbye to summer
(BPT) - As the long summer days come to an end, your time outdoors sadly begins to disappear. There might not be any more beach days or vacations for a while, but that doesn’t mean you have to say goodbye to summer completely. You can still incorporate elements of summer into your routine, ev... More >>

Fall entertaining forecast: cozy, comfortable and outdoors
(BPT) - Whether an afternoon tailgating before the big game or a fun-filled evening under the dazzling autumn stars, the forecast for this season’s entertaining is trending toward cozy, comfortable and outdoors.“I think the big lifestyle shift right now is toward eating out less and ent... More >>

5 simple tips to refresh 'brown bag' lunches
(BPT) - You’re running out the door, already late and thinking about that important 8 a.m. meeting. Lunch is the last thing on your mind. In fact, you usually just pick something up from the deli line or local fast food place and hurry back to your desk. Sound familiar? You’re not alone... More >>

Parent snack hacks to fight after-school hunger
(BPT) - "How was your day," you ask your child after school. Rather than hearing a funny recess anecdote or story about a tough test, she murmurs back, "I'm hungry."School days are long, and if your child participates in after-school activities, they're even longer. Busy kids need plenty of fuel to... More >>

From Brazil to China - flavor exploration has never been easier
(BPT) - No matter where you live, you seek authentic flavors from countries around the world, and tasting those flavors can offer a glimpse into the many different cultures and cuisines. In fact, three out of five people feel they have become more adventurous when it comes to trying ethnic cuisines... More >>

7 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Kiwifruit
(BPT) - When it comes to fruit, kiwis are often overlooked. But that’s a shame, because these tiny orbs pack big nutritional, culinary and palate-pleasing surprises.Here are seven little-known facts about kiwifruit:1. There’s no need to peel kiwifruit.Kiwifruit is the perfect portable s... More >>

Healthy eating tips for kids when dining out
(BPT) - Whether they’re traveling, celebrating a special occasion or simply spending quality time together, families across the country enjoy going to restaurants and dining out together.As consumers become more sophisticated in their tastes and diets, restaurateurs are re-engineering their m... More >>

Plant-based eating: Easy ways to make the change [Infographic]
(BPT) - From Beyoncé and Jay-Z to Bill Clinton, plant-based eating is surging in popularity, and for good reason. In addition to being good for the environment, studies show people following plant-based diets are at reduced risk for heart disease, diabetes, obesity and other life-threatening health... More >>

5 ways tech can help you amp up your game-day entertaining
(BPT) - Many Americans are avid sports fans, and technology has made it easier than ever for them to enjoy their favorite sporting events in the comfort of their own home. From annual events like January’s Big Game and month-long college basketball tournaments, to international competitions t... More >>

5 superfoods that support kids' eye health
(BPT) - The start of the school year means a laundry list of to-do's for parents. From shopping for school supplies to scheduling an annual physical, it's a hectic yet exciting time for the entire family.As kids settle back into the groove of the school year, you can ensure they are prepared with t... More >>

5 recipes that'll make you want to bring leftovers for lunch
(BPT) - Bringing your lunch to work is a great way to save money and eat better. But it can be time-consuming and not as tasty as buying lunch out. Until now. With these five mouth-watering recipes and Reynolds disposable Heat & Eat containers, you can easily make tonight's delicious dinner, tomorr... More >>

7 fresh ways to enjoy boxed wine
(BPT) - It's an all-too-familiar feeling: returning home from a long day at work and wanting nothing more than a moment to decompress and enjoy a glass of wine. Unfortunately, opening a whole bottle of wine for one or even two glasses ultimately ends with a decent amount of that delicious grape nec... More >>

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