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To paraphrase Sarah Lee, nobody doesn’t like peanut butter. Unless you are a poor unfortunate soul who is allergic to peanuts. For now, let’s go with the joy of eating peanuts and especially the awesome joy of peanut butter.
Though carrots often make it into the Easter feast lineup, I’ve never understood why. Maybe it’s a nod to the Easter bunny.
PARIS — Food nourishes the tiny Rue du Nil from the dim light of morning — when the first deliveries start going out to Paris' most sought-after restaurants — until well after midnight, when the young chef who transformed an unchic side street into a culinary destination finally closes up.
Eating well can be hard to do — but not because of a lack of options. Farmers markets make finding fresh-picked produce (and a variety of locally made specialty foods and products, like hummus and bath soaps) convenient in and around the East Valley.
Bert and Ernie jump rope and munch apples and carrots, and Cookie Monster has his namesake treat once a week, not every day. Can a Muppets mini-makeover improve kids’ health, too?
For the 12th year Desert Foothills United Methodist Church has donated more than 300 gifts to a sister church in Mexico for children on Christmas.
‘Tis the season! Over the next few weeks, schedules are filled with shopping, holiday parties, relatives, financial pressures, obligations, and plenty of food and spirits. Socializing during the holidays can be stressful and challenging, especially if your friends and family are not as health-conscious as you. The abundance of holiday treats and homemade goodies can be hard to resist. Fortunately, there’s plenty you can do to avoid holiday weight gain, manage your blood sugars, stay healthy, happy and fit, and enjoy celebrating the holidays.
Every so often some researcher whips out his calculator and estimates how much it takes to raise a child today. I suspect that this exercise is some sort of subtle pressure from the government to cut down on overpopulation, because the Department of Agriculture says it costs a libido-crushing $241,080 to raise each of our Special Snowflakes to age 18.
The Ahwatukee Recreation Center (ARC) is in full swing with its ARC Support Our Troops Program and Thanksgiving Food Drive throughout November.
Unless you are an unfortunate soul who is allergic to peanuts, nobody doesn’t like peanut butter, to paraphrase Sarah Lee’s famous tag line.
Halloween is the last day to catch most fall festivals around the East Valley.
New York City has a zillion charms, but it may not be the ideal place to celebrate Halloween. Here’s the problem — where do you display your jack-o’-lantern if you live in an apartment building with no porch?
Bring the family, blankets, chairs and snacks for a night of live, lakeside entertainment. In case of inclement weather, the performance will be held inside the EEC.
For the past three years Ahwatukee resident Malinda Davis has transformed and changed her life by one simple notion: shedding off unwanted pounds. Three years ago Davis was weighing upwards of 411 pounds, and with dedication and the wiliness to change her life she has lost more than 200 pounds.
The Sonoran Sunset Series has been in hiding for the summer months but is finally coming back for the fall.
The most important component to prevent and reverse disease, experience lasting fat loss and your highest level of health begins by being mindful and conscious of what you choose to eat. Good nutrition and healthy eating is a journey that begins with making smarter choices when shopping for food.
With school starting bright and early tomorrow, students at Mountain Pointe High School will notice new vending machines offering nutritional snacks to give them the right amount of nourishment at school.
Healthy groceries, oregano, melon, bread, cherry tomatoes isolated on white
Energy drinks are busting out of the convenience store cooler and into the health food aisle.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), only 26 percent of Americans eat vegetables three or more times a day. One of my favorite morning rituals is blending a mixture of leafy greens and vegetables for an incredibly delicious, nutrient-rich and energizing smoothie.
As many drivers finalize Independence Day travel plans, the Arizona Department of Transportation will hold off on construction-related closures over the extended holiday weekend.
Why is it that from 2004 to 2010, the gluten-free food industry has grown at a compounded annual rate of almost 30 percent? Probably because 1 in 133 persons is now being diagnosed with a condition known as celiac disease. Patients with celiac disease are unable to tolerate a protein called gluten, which is found in the grains wheat, barley and rye. The inability to digest these grains when eaten leads to inflammation of the small intestines manifested by destruction of microscopic hairs, called “villi,” lining the small intestines. Without these villi, the patient is unable to absorb vitamins, minerals, and other vital nutrients, and malnutrition and anemia ensue. Young children who develop celiac disease are particularly vulnerable as their growth and normal development can be stunted.
Three simple ingredients — a marshmallow, a piece of chocolate and two graham crackers. The symbol of summer and campfire snacking.
Thanks to the Summer Splash Tour, there’s at least one hot day this summer you don’t have to think about how to entertain the kids.