Today, many adult children are returning home to live with their parents. Often this move is because the adult child is experiencing financial problems as the result of being unemployed, in the process of divorce or simply because of the inability to earn enough to make ends meet.
The following flavor and food combinations, adapted from information provided by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (www.nhlbi.nih.gov), have the added benefit of making meat, poultry, fish and vegetables tasty without adding salt.
What good does it do to buy good food for your family if it makes them ill? Provide safe and nutritious food by purchasing within the manufacturer's freshness dates. The freshness date is located on the food package and serves as an indicator of product quality. Meat, fish, poultry, dairy and fresh bakery products are dated with a "sell-by date" to indicate how long the food can be displayed for sale. Also, the "sell-by date" ...
Valentine's Day can be a costly holiday. To reduce the cost but retain the sentiment of the day, move beyond traditions. There are a variety of ways to show loved ones how much they mean to you without emptying your wallet.
Choking can be life-threatening. According to Safe Kids USA , approximately 873 children ages 14 and younger die from airway obstruction injuries each year. More than 19,000 children were treated in hospital emergency rooms for choking-related episodes in 2005.
I just made a huge pot of lentil vegetable soup last night. In addition to high fiber lentils I added carrots, onions, celery, diced tomatoes, garlic, oregano and red wine vinegar.
After the recent snow that accumulated in middle and north Georgia I was so thankful that we did not have downed power lines and loss of electricity.
By the end of the holidays, siblings have spent much time together. As a result, conflicts, such as tattling, bickering and teasing heighten.
At the stroke of midnight on Dec. 31, millions of people will resolve to lose weight, exercise more, and eat better. But how many of these resolutions are "history" by Feb. 1?
Last-minute hurried food preparations can drain any cook's holiday spirit. By planning ahead and sticking to a budget (both time and money) you can take some of the hassle out of your holidays, while keeping food quality, flavor and safety a top priority.
You can easily and quickly make your favorite holiday recipes in a reduced-fat and/or low-calorie way by including healthier cooking methods and ingredient substitution. I have chosen two fall family favorites - candied sweet potatoes and pumpkin pie and included tips that will keep the flavor, but reduce the fat.
Preparing food ahead of time and freezing it can save time, energy and money. Proper storage of baked goods allows you to get a head-start on holiday food preparations. Foods stored at 0 degrees F longer than the storage times listed here should be safe but may be of less acceptable quality.
Is your teenager's life worth two hours of your time? What is one of the scariest times for parents and one of the most exciting times for a teen? A teen getting a driver's license. What can you do as a parent to help protect and teach your teen? Plan on attending our free teen driving class Dec. 13. P.R.I.D.E. (Parents Reducing Injuries and Driver Error) is a free, two-hour course designed to help parents ...
Part of the pleasure of a Thanksgiving meal is the aroma of a turkey baking in your oven. Continue that great feeling by safely storing and also planning a variety of pleasing post-holiday meals with leftover turkey.
You've invited the guests, decorated the table and prepared the food. Then the guests are delayed, call to cancel or don't show at all. Holiday meals and other celebrations require careful planning to ensure that everything goes "just right."