preparing butternut squash

Tips and Tricks for Preparing Butternut Squash

Butternut squash has become one of the trendiest fall and winter vegetables. With tomorrow being the first day of fall, it's time to know how to navigate around this delicious ingredient. This widely-enjoyed squash is very versatile, and it contains numerous health benefits. According to the USDA, butternut squash is full of vitamin A, in

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Pumpkin-Pecan Cream Cheese Dip

Make This Super Easy Pumpkin-Pecan Cream Cheese Dip

Looking for a sweet fall treat that won't take hours to make? Look no further! This super easy Pumpkin-Pecan Cream Cheese Dip will satisfy your sweet tooth and bring the flavors of fall into your home. This treat must be shared with loved ones!   Pumpkin-Pecan Cream Cheese Dip Ingredients: 8 ounces cream cheese 2

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Is Our Food Safe

Learn More About Pesticides: Is Our Food Safe?

Current agricultural practices incorporate pesticides to keep our fruits and vegetables safe against harmful pests, but just how safe are they for our family? Is our food safe? Let's learn more about pesticides. What is a Pesticide? According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the definition of pesticides are “chemical compounds that are used to

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Chicken Enchiladas

Make Easy Chicken Enchiladas The Family Will Love

Chicken Enchiladas are sure to be a crowd favorite for your family, and they are super easy to make! You can tweak the recipe to suit your family's taste, and you can even use leftover chicken, turkey and veggies to add in! Look below for the recipe. Easy Chicken Enchiladas Submitted by: Sarah Malpeli, mom

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Foods You Don't Have to Refrigerate

11 Foods You Don’t Have to Refrigerate

Stop playing Tetris in your refrigerator. If space is looking tight, don’t throw it out—take it out. Contrary to popular practice, there are foods you don't have to refrigerate to keep them from going bad. Certain goods have natural ingredients or preservatives that slow down the time-to-trash clock. Here is a list of foods that

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DIY fall drinks

Yummy Fall Drinks That Aren’t Pumpkin Spice Lattes 

Now that Florida has begun to experience some colder weather, we are ready for all the fall flavors that the season brings. But fall flavors are more than just pumpkin spice. If you want to get into the fall-themed drink game for your own family, we’ve put together some easy and fun DIY fall drinks

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bento box

Easy Bento Box Combinations to Make Lunchtime Fun!

Bento lunches are some of our favorites! You can mix and match small portions of healthy snacks and options to give your kiddos bento box combinations that are well-balanced and yummy, making them the hit of the lunch room. Related articles: 22 Medicine Cabinet Must-Haves Get The Recipe For Carmen’s Quick Mexican Chicken

5 Ways to Eat More Strawberries!

Summertime is almost here, and with that means peak strawberry season! You have waited all year for these delicious berries to be readily available at the grocery store, and now that they are here, you have got to take advantage. Whether you are looking to add strawberries to your next meal, a quick snack or

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Emotional Eating

Emotional Eating: What It Is and How to Avoid it

Bodies need nourishment. Food and water provide fuel for bodily processes and activities, and we must replenish our supply daily. Individual body makeup along with activity level determines what you need to sustain yourself and maintain a healthy weight. While we know intellectually that we need food to thrive, sometimes food can hold power over

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popcorn recipes

5 Yummy Popcorn Recipes to Make for The Family!

January 19 is National Popcorn Day and we can’t get enough of those airy, salty, buttery and crunchy kernels of corn! In fact, according to Popcorn Boss, the United States is the world’s largest producer of popcorn! So, while we may not be able to venture out to our beloved movie theaters to get our

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