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Thanksgiving is here in a couple of days. That means most of us are going to have a festive feast soon that for many impacts their waistline. Follow these tips to avoid packing on the pounds while still enjoying the feast.
Fall farmers markets are packed full of delectable fruits and vegetables that are at the height of freshness. A few simple steps will help you to enjoy this healthy, local produce year-round.
The rich colors of autumn are captured in the gorgeous produce that is available at fall farmers markets across the country. Delicious fruits and vegetables such as pumpkins, squash, apples, pears, plums, corn and sweet potatoes are coming into season.
Recent study of home-made chicken soup investigates this winter cold home remedy. Enjoying a steaming bowl of chicken soup can make a medical difference in the severity of the common cold!
Halloween is the one day of the year that should be full of sweet treats! According to the National Association of Counties, the average person eats about 24 lbs of candy throughout the year - a lot of it at Halloween! Preparing a few delicious Halloween goodies in your own kitchen provides a healthier way to celebrate Halloween with your kids.
Dia de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead, is a Mexican holiday celebrated November 1 and 2. It is a blend of Aztec and Catholic traditions. Even though Halloween and Dia de los Muertos are close together on the calendar and have similar themes, they are not related.
As temperatures become cooler and snuggly sweaters turn into a wardrobe staple, it is definitely time for a visit to your favorite local apple orchard and cider mill. Classic recipes for belly warming drinks include Allspiced Apple Cider and Hot Wassail which is a mixture of apple cider and other festive juices.
If the thought of a bag full of sugary, high-fat Halloween treats has you spooked, here are some tips to keep your little goblins happy and healthy this trick-or-treating season.
Lollipops Mega Pops, Nestle Raisinets and two other candies have been the subject of Halloween candy recalls. Let's have a fun and safe Halloween and be sure to double-check those bags of loot this weekend.
Halloween is the second most decorated holiday, so it won't be long until ghouls and goblins, witches and vampires, pumpkins and candy corn adornments begin appearing in advance of trick-or-treating and haunting celebrations. This year, instead of buying your decorations, why not brew a little imagination?