Tuesday, 10 October 2017 07:00 Written by
Fall feels like a new year - new classes in school, new friends and new activities. It's the perfect time for new meal ideas too! Put a new spin on family dinner favorites by adding unexpected ingredients such as California grapes. Change to a different pasta shape, sauce or cheese to create a new dish. Go meatless or vegetarian one night a week for a new dinner option. Remember to plan and shop ahead to help save time. When making a shopping list, be sure to include California grapes; not only are they a quick and perfect snack or easy side dish, but they're also a versatile ingredient.
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Wednesday, 06 July 2016 03:06 Written by
Sweet iced tea and sangria are as much hallmarks of summer as baseball and barbecues. Cocktails are a great way to cool off when temperatures climb, or they can help heat up any celebration. If you’re looking to add some fresh excitement to seasonal beverages, spices, spirits and fun presentations can make summer sips shine.
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Tuesday, 10 May 2016 08:05 Written by
Feeding your family nutritious food and drinks can be tricky, especially when there are so many mixed messages about food out there. Diane Welland, nutritionist and registered dietitian, shares three reasons why 100 percent juice is a great way to help your family get those important fruits and vegetables into their diet.
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Tuesday, 19 April 2016 08:45 Written by
A great way to start your day is to add breakfast to your morning routine. But as we all know, routines can get dull fast, especially after you’ve been eating the same breakfast for a few months. If you find your family is in a breakfast rut, it may be time to switch things up and add some excitement to those early hours.
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Tuesday, 22 December 2015 08:00 Written by
As the holidays approach, so does the prospect of indulging at annual festivities. It's easy to get swept up in the celebratory mood, throw caution to the wind and revel in your favorite comfort foods when the weather gets cooler. But while the change in seasons brings a new bounty with which to dress the table, it doesn't need to sidetrack your healthy eating habits
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Tuesday, 08 December 2015 08:00 Written by
With a chill in the air, it’s finally time to indulge in hearty, wholesome meals. The winter weather gives a great excuse to cook up a rich meal, sip on a glass of wine and entertain friends in front of the fireplace.
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Wednesday, 25 November 2015 06:57 Written by
The holiday season is chaotic enough without the added stress of entertaining. Whether you open your house to family and friends, or attend parties hosted by others this season, these tips will help you keep tensions low and stomachs full wherever you celebrate.
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Wednesday, 11 November 2015 05:39 Written by
Food is a central part to any holiday celebration, but after having the same recipe for the fifth or sixth time, even beloved dishes can feel bland and boring. This year, spice up traditional fare with a few unique twists guaranteed to have guests raving.
Wednesday, 11 November 2015 05:03 Written by
For most, Thanksgiving is all about tradition. Many of us have family recipes we look forward to eating year after year, and family and friends we are excited to see every Turkey Day. Thanksgiving family customs may run strong, but for those who like to have fun in the kitchen and celebrate the season with pals, Friendsgiving is becoming a popular yearly ritual.
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Tuesday, 27 October 2015 21:23 Written by
Whether you're cooking for two or a dinner party with friends, these recipes are the perfect accompaniment to the holiday season. Try them with the recommended wine pairings for a truly memorable meal.
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Tuesday, 20 October 2015 07:44 Written by
For a romantic date or an outing with friends, you can’t go wrong with dinner and a movie. Whether you’re headed to a theater or settling in at home, make your cooking the star of the show by taking inspiration from the new culinary movie “Burnt,” starring Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Uma Thurman and Emma Thompson.
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