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5 tips to avoid binge-watching guilt

5 tips to avoid binge-watching guilt

Family Features Dozens of streaming video providers are making it easier than ever to watch the TV programming you want when you want it, and exclusive programming released an entire season at a time is transforming the way Americans watch TV. The flip side of this convenience is a surge in binge-watching, which can have […]

Beyond the flame

Beyond the flame

put some sizzle into your Father’s Day grilling From Family Features Just ask any dad, he’s sure to agree: a perfectly seasoned steak flame-kissed to perfection is one of the great pleasures of summer grilling. This Father’s Day, you may be able to teach dad a few tricks of your own. Start by selecting a […]

Smart summer snacks

Smart summer snacks

From Family Features A busy summer schedule requires plenty of energy, and while relaxation is sure to help, what you eat is your essential source of fuel. Just like filling up your gas tank, food is what makes your body go. A well-balanced approach to eating is a smart way to ensure your body gets […]

Fewer calories, more protein a winning combo for weight loss, healthy aging

Fewer calories, more protein a winning combo for weight loss, healthy aging

FAMILY FEATURES Do you pay attention to how much protein you eat at each meal? A new study suggests that when it comes to weight loss and healthy aging, getting enough protein at mealtimes is important. Duke University researchers found obese women who ate adequate or high amounts of protein, including nutrient-rich lean pork, as […]

A standout graduation menu

A standout graduation menu

FROM FAMILY FEATURES If you’re like many families, this time of year is filled with celebrations including everything from graduations to weddings, and they all have one thing in common: food, food and more food. Whether you’re organizing a party of your own or taking a dish for a potluck, these ideas are perfect for […]

Desserts for diabetics

Desserts for diabetics

Some sweet treats with reduced sugar and carbs BY DANIEL NEMAN ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Desserts without sugar do not taste as good as desserts with it. But diabetes is not to be taken lightly. It is literally a matter of life and limb. Amputations are common with diabetes. So is blindness. Sugar […]

Go ahead… eat the WHOLE watermelon

Go ahead… eat the WHOLE watermelon

From Family Features Sliced or diced, grilled or blended, there are countless ways to prepare watermelon. With some fruits, half or more is wasted when you throw away the seeds and peel, but you may be surprised to learn that you can use an entire watermelon, including the rind, to make delicious and refreshing dishes. […]

A salad that’s perfect for Mother’s Day

A salad that’s perfect for Mother’s Day

Take a trip to flavor town and dress up this dinner staple By Sarah E Crowder The Kitchn Roasted broccoli is a dinner staple in our household. It’s one of the easiest ways to get some greens on our plates — especially on those nights when our dinner timeline is particularly tight. I can grab […]

Bring brunch home

Bring brunch home

From Family Features There’s no denying that brunch is a popular favorite, but you don’t have to leave the com­fort of your own home to enjoy a delicious spread with family and friends. Enjoy this weekend luxury every day and bring brunch home with premium ingredients like Smithfield’s Hometown Original Bacon, Anytime Favorites Diced Ham […]

Sweet Meets Spicy

Sweet Meets Spicy

From Family Features There’s no better way to spice up a party than by using unexpected ingredients in fun, flavorful dishes and drinks. For your next fiesta, celebrate a star of the party with sweet and juicy watermelon. Not only does versatile watermelon lend a unique taste to your menu, it’s a healthy ingredient that […]