8 Foods You Should Never Give Your Kids

Every parent knows that getting kids to eat healthy wholesome foods is an uphill struggle. Adults understand that healthy, satisfying meals usually comprise of ingredients like plain grilled chicken, fish, salads, vegetables, and fresh fruit for dessert. Kids, when confronted with these foods, find them boring, bland, unappealing, or simply disgusting! Food battles with kids are terribly frustrating, but it’s important to keep issues like […]

8 Healthy Fast Food Meals

With so many tempting high-calorie food options at our disposal, it can be really tough to eat healthy all the time in our modern world. The problem is compounded if you’re short on time or money, or you have a car full of hungry kids. For these reasons, many people end up turning to fast food for fuel, even when they are trying to watch […]

delicious food blogs

As Internet giant Yahoo Buys Tumblr in a $1.1 billion deal, there’s no better time to get familiar with this amazing blogging network. As much as Tumblr is massive its content is virtually unknown to many of us. To kick it off, here are 12 food tumblogs that will make your mouth water… Home Cooking & Recipes 1. Jittery Cook Jittery Cook is a skimmed down […]

spring_peas

For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, spring has arrived. Depending on where you live, you might be flooded with peas, asparagus, and strawberries, and already looking forward to stone fruits and corn on the cob, or you might be watching the thermometer hover around 50° and longing for something besides radishes to show up at the farmer’s market. The anticipation that comes along […]

flower-pots

A common misconception about gardening is that it requires a big backyard and a lot of money. That’s why a lot of people, namely city dwellers on a tight budget, shy away from growing their own food. If you’re one of them, we have good news for you: You can certainly grow your own food with a teeny-tiny balcony (or indoor space near a window) […]

spring brunch recipes

While fall is perfect for cozy nighttime dinner parties with plenty of hot spiked cider and big bowls of steaming stew, and summer is made for casual evenings sitting around the grill with a cold one as the dusk gathers, spring and brunch seem made for one another. While obviously brunch is a great meal anytime of year, the warm sunny mornings, sudden abundance of […]

patricks day

St. Patrick’s Day… Green Parades, rivers and fountains dyed green… And alcohol, heavily consumed. And no, not only Guiness or green beer. The following 12 gadgets will take your drinking and bartending skills to the next level. (Prices don’t include shipping). 1.The Bar10Der ($49.99) (Also available on Amazon for $45.99 – 49.99) So you want to make a mojito… Easy! All you need is a […]

beer

Everyone knows how delicious a cold beer is with a juicy burger or a plate of nachos. But have you ever considered what might happen if you used the beer to actually make the very same burger or nachos? Just think – a half cup of Guinness added to your burger patties or a bit of light ale in the queso on your chips and you could […]

salmonella

Food poisoning is a nasty illness to come down with, especially when it is serious and/or if you are away from home when it happens. You may encounter this disease when you eat or drink food or water that has been contaminated by viral, bacterial, or parasitic agents. Much of the time, food poisoning can be treated with home-care measures, but sometimes, medical intervention may […]

chocolate

Valentine’s Day is a very strategically timed holiday. Right when winter is starting to seem really long, along comes this nice little day which, regardless of your relationship status, gives you an excuse to do at least one of the following things: 1) get dressed up and go out to a nice dinner; 2) jet off for a romantic tropical getaway; 3) send cheesy cards to […]