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National Soup Month

January is National Soup Month. Send us photos of you with your favorite soup and send along the recipe. Email recipes and photos to kim@spartalive.com. Let's make this fun! With the upcoming …
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3 TN State Parks restaurants offer Father's Day Meals

Three Tennessee State Parks restaurants will have Father’s Day meals, one of many options at the parks to treat Dad (or your favorite father figure) with a special occasion Sunday, June 18. …

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6 Spring Break Feel-Good Essentials

(BPT) - Sunsweet prunes are the feel-good addition to spring break. From fueling your adventures to supporting energy levels throughout the day and helping you recover from fun, prunes are there to …

(BPT) - With warmer days come picnics at the park and backyard barbecues — and that means it’s potato salad season! Here are 10 ways to make the best potato salad of your life.1. Start …

(BPT) - If you're experimenting with going vegan, you've got good timing. Even just a decade ago, it was difficult to find meat- and dairy-free options in restaurants and in the grocery store, let …
Create a Family-Friendly Grazing Board
  (Family Features) A beautifully designed charcuterie board may feel more like a grown-up treat, but with the right …
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Clean Your Air: Six Ways To Manage Allergens
(NAPSI)—As the warmer seasons unfold, a host of allergens and irritants become more prevalent, potentially disrupting your daily …
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Dish Up Protein-Packed Sweet Treats
(Family Features) In a world of packed schedules and boring food, it can feel like doing the healthy thing means giving up some of …
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Family Matters: Tips for Planning a Summer Family Reunion
(BPT) - Did you know the average family spends less than an hour of quality time together per day? According to data from Pew Research …
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Fuel Family Fun with This Easy Recipe
(Family Features) Between work, after-school activities and homework, planning memorable family time is nearly impossible. Changing …
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Moms Kick Back with Mamaritas

(NewsUSA) - Being a mom can be challenging, but celebrating Mother’s Day and other spring events can be easy. What better way to celebrate moms and spring than with a brunch or an outdoor cocktail …

Take Family Favorites Al Fresco: Advice for enjoying easy meals outdoors

(Family Features) Salad season means fresh ingredients from lettuce and veggies to favorite toppings and beyond. Add a crisp bite to your next al fresco occasion with this Southwest Ranch Taco Salad.

Make Mom's Day with a Craveable Brunch

(Family Features) There's perhaps no better occasion to show off your kitchen skills than Mother's Day, a perfect opportunity to turn the tables on mom and let her relax while you handle cooking duties.

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Jeffrey Miller, Colorado State University, The Conversation  3:57 PM, Apr 26, 2024

The pretzel, one of the fastest-growing snack foods in the world, recently crossed a billion dollars a year in sales. It has its own emoji, comes in flavors like pumpkin spice, mocha and banana, and is now available as an aromatherapy scent. …
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Ways to Make Mom's Day Extra Special
  (Family Features) Don’t let Mother’s Day pass by as just another day on the calendar. Make this year’s …
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Try adding these 10 healthiest snacks for weight loss into your daily food plan
AnikonaAnn // Shutterstock When it comes to weight loss, we live in an era that feels more influenced than investigated. We receive …
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Fermented foods sustain both microbiomes and cultural heritage
Each subtle cultural or personal twist to a fermented dish is felt by your body's microbial community. microgen/iStock via …
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Best pizza places in 25 major cities
Elena Veselova // Shutterstock Pizza holds a special place in the heart of American cuisine, transcending regional and cultural …
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Scrumptious Ways to Simplify Springtime Meals: Make weekday dining a breeze with easy, delicious recipes
  (Family Features) From everyday weeknight dinners to picnics in the park, warmer weather and longer days mean families want …
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A Creamy Pasta Delight Perfect for Dining Outdoors

(Culinary.net) Dining al fresco brings added freshness to favorite foods, and taking your next meal to the patio can be a fun, delicious way to soak in some vitamin D.

Master Hosting Duties with Sweet, Simple Snacks

(Culinary.net) Perfect for entertaining or simply enjoying after a long day at the office, easy snacks with a few ingredients can help satisfy cravings without spoiling dinner plans.

Comedian Craig Robinson Wants You To Microwave Your Cup Noodles

(BPT) - Many ramen fans are asking, “Wasn’t Cup Noodles always microwavable?” Recently, noodle fans nationwide were shocked to hear that they had been cooking their favorite meal …

5 Delicious Ways to Revamp Your Routine with Oats

(BPT) - Do you want to add more variety and nutrition to your meal planning? Consider incorporating Quaker Oats into your diet! While oats are typically associated with breakfast, they're a versatile …