Parsing which foods are healthy and which are less so isn’t always straightforward – a new rating system aims to demystify the process
Many people aim to start the year off with healthier food choices. But how do you choose between seemingly similar foods, snacks or beverages? How does a bagel with cream cheese compare to toast topped …
So sweet: How added sugar is skewing US nutrition
GigaCalculator investigated how added sugar is skewing U.S. nutrition using data from the USDA and various government and scientific sources.
Grocery items that dropped in price the most in December
Stacker used Bureau of Labor Statistics data to find the grocery items that saw the largest price decreases from November to December.
Grocery items that rose in price the most in December
Stacker used Bureau of Labor Statistics data to find the grocery items that saw the largest price increases from November to December.
Enjoy Better-for-You Foods Focused on Flavor
(Family Features) A Brunch Fruit Tart is a nutritious way to start your morning, and a fresh twist on Pesto Pasta Salad can make lunches or your evening side an enjoyable way to stay on track.
Better Balance for Every Day
(Family Features) Discovering a better version of yourself is all about striking balance.
Entertain in Style with a Savory Appetizer
(Culinary.net) Loaded with savory flavor and perfect for feeding a crowd, these Beef and Blue Cheese-Stuffed Mushrooms from Beef Loving Texans offer a simple yet mouthwatering way to entertain in style
Quick and Easy Dishes from Around the Globe
(Family Features) No matter where you go around the globe, however, there is one ingredient you'll likely find is an integral part of many cultures and cuisines: rice.
These decadent chocolate bars won’t derail your New Year’s resolutions
(BPT) - The new year is a time to reflect and think about how you can live better both for yourself and the world around you. One popular resolution is to eat less sugar, but chocolate lovers …
4 ways to maintain your wellness goals this winter
(BPT) - Now that winter is officially in full swing, cold weather and shorter days are upon us, which can make it harder to stick to your wellness goals and resolutions. However, Registered Dietitian …
AROUND THE NEIGHBORHOOD
Riverview Theater one of few one-screen theaters still operating locally
It was Dec. 30, 1948, that the Riverview Theater at 3800 42nd Avenue opened its doors, showing the film “June Bride,” starring Bette Davis. The neighborhood icon caters to its community …
TASTING LOCAL BREWS
Local brewers were among the booths dotting Boom Island Park during the 21st Autumn Brew Review on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. There were among 95 breweries from across the state at the annual event …
Seward Co-ops’s changing of the guard
Local grocer Seward Co-op’s 50th anniversary is coming to a close this year, but there’s also another significant occasion taking place where many folks shop for sustainable and fair …
FARMERS MARKETS
Summer in the cities finds metro residents flocking like sheep to partake of the bounty offered at more than 15 local farmers market from various neighborhood locations. (See sidebar on page 3.) …
It’s time to plant your summer vegetable garden
After a long, wet spring, the planting season is finally underway. The last week of May and first week of June are a great time to plant a summer vegetable garden – the days are getting long, …

Winter Weather Warm-Up

(Family Features) Sweaters and scarves aren't the only ways to brace yourself against blustery weather.

Bring Fans Together with a Big Game Dip

(Family Features) For a better-for-you way to grub out at gametime, this Healthy 7-Layer Taco Dip from Milk Means More features essential nutrients provided by yogurt so you can enjoy a football favorite that nourishes both the body and soul.

Meatless Meals Made Easy

(Family Features) Regardless of your motivation, opting for meatless meals regularly provides plenty of benefits that extend from the health of you and your loved ones to your wallet and the environment.

Accomplish Health Goals with Better-for-You Family Meals

(Family Features) To help make nutritious eating more manageable, call together your family and work with one another to create a menu everyone can enjoy while staying on track with recipes like Feta Roasted Salmon and Tomatoes and 15-Minute Weeknight Pasta.

Natural Food Storage Containers Can Help Save Money

(TVA) - As food costs continue to rise, many people are seeking creative solutions to stretch their dollars and reduce wasted food. Buying and cooking food in bulk helps save money, as well as …

Expert Offers Tips to Boost Your Immunity

(NewsUSA) - The ongoing pandemic has highlighted the importance of keeping your immune system strong and healthy, according to Leonard A. Farber, MD, a healthcare executive and expert in …

Top 5 cooking trends for 2023 to check out

(BPT) - If you love exploring ingredients and new ways to cook old favorites, 2023’s cooking trends will delight and inspire you. GoodCook Culinary Chef Anthony Serrano shares trends he’s …

Looking for mealtime inspiration for the new year? Meet your new go-to ingredient

(BPT) - Ready to kick off 2023 with new resolutions that will help improve and simplify your routine?If you’ve made it your mission to cook more cost-friendly meals that delight everyone, it …

Milo’s Famous Tea Mocktails to Help You Celebrate ‘Dry January’

(BPT) - After the indulgence of the holiday season, many New Year’s resolutions revolve around healthier choices from creating a gym schedule to cutting back on alcohol consumption. Over the …

4 ways to invest in healthier habits (and yourself) this new year

(BPT) - Making New Year’s resolutions is easy, but keeping them can be a struggle. Whether you want to spend more time meditating, increase your activity or change your eating habits, following …

4 ways to prioritize nutrition on the go according to a registered dietitian

(BPT) - Life is busy and it can be challenging to make sure you — and your family — are getting the nutrition you need to stay energized and nourished all day long. Fortunately, …

Delicious beef recipes to start your new year out strong

(BPT) - The new year is a time to refocus on your health and the things that bring you joy. Fortunately, what you eat can help you achieve both and getting your year off to a strong start, both …

2023 health and wellness trends to take with you all year

(BPT) - With the new year comes new goals, new resolutions, new trends — and a new you. Colette Heimowitz, vice president of Nutrition and Education at Simply Good Foods Company, is sharing a …

How grocery purchasing power has changed in the U.S.

Experian created a hypothetical basket of commonly purchased grocery items to illustrate how food costs have shifted in the last two decades.

From coast to coast: The best regional fast-food chains to try

From burgers to subs and even creamy milkshakes, these tasty fast-food chains, compiled by Stacker, are a must-try on your next road trip.

A Mission for Nutrition

(Family Features) Call together your family and work with one another to create a menu everyone can enjoy while staying on track with recipes like Feta Roasted Salmon and Tomatoes, Grilled Chicken Gyros and 15-Minute Weeknight Pasta.
More food ideas

Prioritize Heart Health with a Balanced Eating Plan

(Family Features) No matter your motivations, it's never too late or too early to start focusing on your heart health, and taking steps now can make a big difference.

Satisfy Guests with a Savory Snack and Wine Pairing

(Family Features) Developed by sommelier and founder of "The Lush Life," Sarah Tracey, this Whipped Goat Cheese Salsa Dip is part of her "Dips and Sips" partnership with Fresh Cravings.

Party-Worthy Wine Pairings Perfect for Easy Entertaining

(Family Features) Polenta Rounds with Pico de Gallo Salsa and Crab, Spiced Butternut Squash Naan Flatbreads, Cheesy Tortilla Cutouts with Salsa and Hummus-Stuffed Mushrooms offer flavorful, easy-to-make appetizers that can make entertaining easy and effortless.

Warm Up Winter with Watermelon Fun

(Family Features) When this year's first snowfall offers a canvas for creativity and entertainment, gather your loved ones to make this Watermelon Snowman. While you're hard at work, ease your appetite with a quick and easy snack like Watermelon Glazed Meatballs.

Give Quick and Easy Meals a Fun Spin

(Family Features) To help solve that daily meal dilemma, turn to delicious, quick-and-easy recipes like Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo with Fettuccine and Mini Turkey Sloppy Joes.

Pair Soup and Sandwich for a Warming Winter Meal

(Family Features) When you sit down for a wintertime meal with the family, Gourmet Grilled Cheese with Pickled Beets provides the comfort you crave while 3-Bean Tortellini Minestrone plays the ideal complement.

An Easy Appetizer to Add Holiday Cheer

(Family Features) The sweet touch of Roasted Garlic Whipped Feta Crostini from Milk Means More can be your delightful way to brighten the season of gifts and gatherings.

Celebrate the Holidays with Festive Mexican Favorites

(Family Features) Enhance the magic of the season by adding Chispa - a special spark. The key to adding this special spark is using authentic Mexican ingredients, which you can find in recipes like Chorizo and Oaxaca Tamales and Oaxaca, Potato and Chorizo Empanadas.

Master the Art of Italian Comfort Cuisine

(Family Features) Cool, crisp days call for comfort foods, like the classic flavors of traditional Italian cooking. Whether you're Italian by heritage or simply by heart, learning the art of Italian cuisine may be easier than you may think with recipes like Cavatelli with Cacio e Pepe Sauce and Fresh Tomato Bruschetta Chicken.
Halloween Hints

Tricky Treats: Hits And Misses For Young Teeth

(NAPSI)—As the leaves change to their seasonal shades and jack-o’-lanterns appear on doorsteps, Halloween candy begins to hit supermarket shelves. Fun and festive in color and shape, who can …

Cheers To A Delightful Halloween

(NAPSI)—If you’re like two out of every three Americans, according to National Retail Federation statistics, you’re ready to find some fun this Halloween. One way may be to invite friends …

6 tips to avoid holiday halitosis and ensure a healthy smile all year

(BPT) - Good breath is important around the holidays, but good oral hygiene is important year-round. According to studies by the Oral Health Foundation, bad breath is often linked to foods high in …

How to Pick a Steak Based on Your Party Size

(BPT) - Love to entertain, but never too sure about the best options to delight and satisfy your dinner guests? Here is an easy guide, courtesy of Organic Prairie — an independent co-op of …

Did you know comfort foods help soothe a broken heart?

(BPT) - When you think of all the things that happen in the busy month of December, breakups are probably the last thing that come to mind. However, research shows the holidays are a prime time for …

Create Family Memories with a Grape-Infused Meal

(Family Features) In this Chicken Sheet Pan Dinner with Grapes, Carrots and Parsnips, the grapes - thanks to their delicate sweetness and juicy texture - enhance the savory chicken and earthy vegetables and bring all the flavors together for a delicious meal.

3 product labels help you do good while shopping

(BPT) - Did you know your dollars have the power to support positive change? Spending your money in ways that align with your values makes a difference for yourself and the causes close to your …

How busy parents can make the most of their time when life gets hectic

(BPT) - Family life can get busy in a hurry, especially during the holiday season. However, with a little planning ahead and the right resources, busy parents can find efficient and creative ways to …

5 ways to refresh your routine for the new year

(BPT) - With the start of a new year just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to have a refreshed perspective on our health and well-being so we can continue to improve ourselves day by …

Forgot to buy a present? 3 tips to simplify last-minute gift-giving

(BPT) - You may have found yourself incredibly busy throughout the holiday season, so it’s understandable that gift buying may have slipped your mind. Right now, you may feel overwhelmed by the …

How to gift the perfect bottle of wine this holiday season

(BPT) - 'Tis the season … of stressing over what to get everyone on your list. Choosing the right gift for your loved ones can be quite a daunting task, but there’s one gift that can …

Gift ideas for the adults in your life who have it all

(BPT) - You make your holiday shopping list and check it twice, but there's always that certain someone — parent, coworker, neighbor or in-law — who is hard to shop for. It's the …

5 better holiday baking tips to elevate your celebrations

(BPT) - Baking during the holidays is a great way to bring family and friends together. Whether you're trying out a new recipe or following old traditions, there are plenty of ways to elevate your …
Richest celebrity chefs in the world
Many chefs can thank the booming culinary television industry for their celebrity status, and Stacker ranked those who've grown the richest as a result.    
How people ordered meals online in 2022, according to DoorDash
From peak ordering times to the most popular types of restaurants, Task Group looked into how people ordered meals online in 2022, according to data from DoorDash.
From coffee to cola: The most popular nonalcoholic beverages in the US ranked
GigaCalculator ranked the seven most popular nonalcoholic beverages among people in the United States using data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
10 stats that show how COVID-19 impacted food delivery services
Routific compiled data from company and market reports to tell the story of how COVID-19 spurred growth across the food delivery market.  
Explore Virginia’s Richmond Region for a curated floating holiday
(BPT) - Wondering how to spend a floating holiday? Richmond, Virginia, has you covered. For a quick getaway, Richmond Region Tourism offers ready-made itineraries for four “floating …
Bring Out the Best in Holiday Entertaining: Making Memories with Food and Flavors
(BPT) - Food and flavors that bring people together are central to holiday memories and nostalgia. When you indulge in the best in kitchen equipment, you can add a special touch to holiday …
Don’t let the end of 2022 sabotage your New Year's resolutions
(BPT) - Have you ever thought that, since you’re starting a healthy new lifestyle tomorrow, you may as well throw all your healthy goals out the window — just for today? If so, …
3 ways to update your bathroom for hosting holiday gatherings
(BPT) - If you’re getting ready to host friends and family for the holidays, there’s plenty of preparation that needs to be done before they arrive. In addition to holiday decorating and …
How Nourished Skin Starts from the Inside Out [Video]
(BPT) - To honor National Healthy Skin Month, Shereen Pavlides, best-selling cookbook author and international food influencer, and Dr. Naana Boakye, a board-certified dermatologist, …
Looking for a new healthy meal option? New acai bowl chain conquers hunger and fills hearts
(BPT) - You have a busy, active lifestyle and want a quick meal that fuels you rather than bogs you down. You're over smoothies and salads, craving something that excites and satisfies your taste …