(Family Features) Long hailed as sweetly satisfying, watermelon may not be the first tasty fruit that comes to mind when you're thinking nutrition. But in fact, watermelon is not only a perfect on-the-go snack to satisfy your sweet tooth, it's also incredibly healthy.
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This refreshing salad makes a delicious first course or side dish for warm-weather meals. You can make it up to a day ahead, but add the arugula just before serving for best texture. If you'd like to save time by buying pre-cut watermelon, you'll need about 2 pounds of chunks to equal 6 cups diced.
Watermelon Kebabs: A Juicy Choice for School Lunches
(Family Features) It’s easy to share in the fun of Valentine’s Day by serving those you love sweet treats that are a healthier alternative to ordinary, heart-shaped confections.
(Family Features) Fresh, juicy melons make a tasty addition to meals or can be enjoyed as a refreshing small snack. Bite into watermelons and cantaloupes from Florida for a sweet taste that can be enjoyed in all kinds of dishes. Add to salads, make an iced drink, or enjoy them fresh off the grill. Florida melons are also a great source of vitamin A and vitamin C.
When it comes to school snacks there are healthy choices
(ARA) - As temperatures climb this summer, cool down with tasty and colorful frozen treat recipes for your next backyard barbecue or pool party. Offer everyone's favorite summertime treats - ice cream, sherbet and sorbet - in unique and unexpected ways, such as in refreshing beverages, delicious cake bars or whimsical parfaits. Mold frozen ingredients into bite-size treats using melon ball scoops for mini ice cream sandwiches, or use ice cube trays to make mini-popsicles as mid-afternoon pick-me-ups.
NEW YORK (AP) — Chobani plans to expand beyond its Greek yogurt cups this summer as it faces intensifying competition in the fast growing category.
(NAPSI)If you are sweet on someone with a sweet tooth, getting a gift can be a piece of cakeor something else equally tasty.
(NAPSI)—As the weather heats up, picnics offer the perfect outdoor activity for family, friends and foodies alike. A meal under the sun provides a picturesque setting to impress loved ones with an on-the-go gourmet feast while making the most of your time outdoors.
The first full day of summer should have us considering how we'll stay hydrated in the heat. Water is wonderful, but not always necessary.
From stress to diabetes, even back surgery. Many things can cause Erectile Dysfunction and there are many ways to treat it. But men, if you don't want to pop a pill or go under the knife listen up! There are ways to fight E.D. naturally.
(Family Features) When you think of Easter goodies there’s a good chance the flavorful jelly bean comes to mind – a big hit with kids young and old. But, because flavor preferences change with age, it stands to reason that not all Easter gifts are created equal.
(BPT) - It’s 3 in the morning and your child is awake complaining of aches and pains. You take his temperature, give him some water, and sit with him to encourage rest. Parents commonly experience long nights like these, and it can be tormenting when you can’t make your ill child feel better. What’s a loving parent to do?
(BPT) - Give your home an energy shot this spring with bright colors and bold patterns.
(ARA) - With warmer than average temperatures the norm for much of the country, people are looking for new ways to cool off. Nothing is more cool and refreshing than sipping on an ice-cold drink while enjoying a meal made on the grill or resting in the comfort of a hammock. The garden can hold the key to some tempting new drinks and offers a chance to perk up those old stand-bys.
(ARA) - Longer days, bright sun and warm weather can serve as a well-needed dose of motivation to get fit for summer. The trick is to sustain that energy through each changing season as you strive to achieve a healthier lifestyle.
NEW YORK, N.Y. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- They’re called genetically modified organisms; some even call GMO’s “frankenfoods.” The U.S. is the largest producer of them. You may think you can avoid them, but in reality most of the foods on your supermarkets shelves contain at least one GMO. Are they safe? Should you take genetically modified foods off your menu? When it comes to the GMO debate, things are moving too fast for people to digest.
DENVER (AP) -- After the annual late-summer harvest on his farm in the eastern reaches of Colorado, Greg Brophy has a few friends over, breaks out the handguns and semi-automatic rifles and mows down some rotten watermelons.
Frozen Pops - the original fun food on a stick - are making a splash this summer as the cool, must-have treat. Making your own pops at home is the hottest food trend this summer.
ABBOTT PARK, Ill. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Heart disease, stroke, blindness, and kidney failure are just some of the devastating complications of diabetes. Nearly 26 million people have the disease in the U.S. and three times that amount are pre-diabetic and don’t know it. Now, a new test could help them before it’s too late.