There’s a day for everything it seems. Some we can relate to, some not so much. National English Muffin Day – April 23 — is especially exciting for those of us English muffin lovers!
Lots of people are going meatless these days. Whether it’s because they’re observing Lent or because they’ve jumped on board the Meatless Monday movement, they’re out there looking for alternatives to meat-centered dishes. But meatless doesn’t mean tasteless and I’ve got a new, flavor-packed, meatless option you’re going to love!
Whether it’s to chase away the winter blues or bring back memories of childhood, we are a nation that loves to indulge in comfort foods. Why? Oxford dictionary added a definition for “comfort food” in 1997. They are foods that provide a sense of well-being and are associated with childhood or home-cooking. No matter what foods say “comfort” to you, we’ve rounded up some hearty and classic recipes that are sure to hit the spot.
The holidays are over and we are well into the new year. Whether you set some New Year’s resolutions or are staying the course from 2016, there is always room to try new recipes! You might feel overwhelmed with a new year upon us, but cooking delicious food doesn’t have to be difficult or time-consuming. Our Cool Food Panelists are here to share just how easy tasty and innovative food can be. From hand held snacks to family-sized casseroles and a fresh soup to warm your belly, you (and your family!) will want to save these recipes on your to-cook list!
Tired of serving the same old meals week after week? Get out of your recipe rut and makeover your meal plan this year. Food experts are predicting the hot menu items that will show up in restaurants this year. With our tasty recipes, you can try cooking up some of these fun food trends on your own.
We all have places to be and things to do during the busy back-to-school season. Making time for family meals is important, too. As a Together Counts™ partner, we recognize that 20 minutes at the dinner table as a family can make a big impact on establishing healthy eating habits for your children. While our schedules are ever changing, preparing family dinner doesn’t have to be another dreaded item on your to-do list. Knowing how to navigate your grocer’s freezer aisle will help you get a budget-friendly, balanced meal together in no time.
August 19th is officially National Hot & Spicy Food Day! The weather is hot so your food might as well be too – spicy hot, that is! Spice level is certainly subject to personal opinion. Some like it so spicy tears are running down their face, while others can barely stand mild salsa.
June is a favorite month in our household. Of course the warmer weather is a great base, and then there’s those first nights of grilling, Father’s Day, eating outdoors….but my kids would look at me with confusion as I list these reasons first. It’s also the end of the school year, hence the beginning of summer, which is a magical moment in their world.
A few weeks ago we shared the post “Weeknight Specialties with a Unique Twist” to hopefully inspire you to turn boring weeknight dinner ideas into something to be excited about. Mama Latina Tips, At Home with Natalie and Eclectic Recipes from our Cool Food Panel shared their own weeknight specialties that were inspired from the frozen food and dairy aisles!
When you’re in a recipe rut or just can’t think of another meal that will please the entire family, get inspiration from weeknight specialty menus. You may have heard of Meatless Monday and Taco Tuesday—many restaurants have adopted these themes, and home cooks around the country are diving into the trend, showing off their concoctions everywhere, from Pinterest to blogs.