Monthly Archives: July 2016

DIY REMEDIES FOR STINGS, BITES, SCRATCHES, AND SUNBURNS

Did you know basil works wonders for mosquito bites? Or that rhubarb is great for bee stings? We teamed up with Fix to provide natural DIY remedies for summer’s aches and pains. So the next time you get burned, stung, or bitten, turn to your cupboards instead of the store. Read more…

Buttermilk Coleslaw aka “Almost KFC Slaw”

Buttermilk Coleslaw aka “Almost KFC Slaw” Coleslaw or plain ‘slaw’ as some prefer to call it comes from a Dutch word meaning cabbage salad. While, in the U.S., traditional coleslaw is a combination of shredded cabbage and a mayonnaise-based dressing, slaw can contain any number of ingredients. If you enjoy […] Read more…

Homemade Snacks for Summer Roadtrips

Thanks to Whole Foods for this amazing guest post. These are some yummy ideas! When I was a child, my family frequently made long road trips to visit family members peppered around the Midwest. The novelty of pit stops at roadside convenience stores lost its luster early on. Instead, my […] Read more…

Eat More Colorfully (Infographic)

Did you know that colorful foods contain phytonutrients or plant compounds that help protect your overall health? Did you know that 22% of people do not get enough reds in their diet? Which colors and nutrients are you missing?  We teamed up with eReplacement Parts to break down produce into […] Read more…

What You Need to Know About Watermelon

Nothing says summer like vibrant, refreshing watermelon: Outrageously colorful, yielding and sweet at the center and crisper and mild towards the rind, and packed with cooling, hydrating juice. It’s hard to beat wedges of chilled melon fresh from the fridge, but watermelon’s generous size and seasonal abundance are compelling reasons […] Read more…

Enjoying Mung Beans with Your Meals

Mung Beans

Even though mung beans and bean sprouts are nothing new for Southeast Asian-inspired salads, soups and stir-fries, the actual tiny mung bean is having its moment. The little army-green legume and its derivatives have been used forever in Indian, Persian and Southeast Asian cuisines as satiating beans, sprouts and noodles. […] Read more…

Banana Split Cake

Banana Split Cake

Banana Split Cake Go bananas with this sweet and delicious Banana Split Cake from Kraft. Find out how to turn your favorite ice cream dish into a delightful cake. Prep Time: 15 min. Total Time: 5 hr. 25 min. Servings: 24 servings What You Need 9 graham crackers, crushed (about 1-1/2 cups) 1 cup […] Read more…

Amazon Prime Day, July 12!

On Tuesday, July 12, the second-annual Amazon Prime Day will feature more than 100,000 deals worldwide exclusively for Prime members, making it the biggest Amazon event ever. New and existing members in Canada, U.S., U.K., Spain, Japan, Italy, Germany, France, Belgium, and Austria, will find deals across nearly all departments […] Read more…

Grow Your Own Salad Bowl – Part 4

If you missed Parts 1, 2 or 3 of this series, you can find them here: Grow Your Own Salad Bowl Part 1 Grow Your Own Salad Bowl Part 2 Grow Your Own Salad Bowl Part 3 Containers & Supplies For Your First Salad Bowl Ready to start planting your […] Read more…

Grow Your Own Salad Bowl – Part 3

Designed by Freepik If you missed Parts 1 and 2 of the series, you can find them here: Grow Your Own Salad Bowl Part 1 Grow Your Own Salad Bowl Part 2 Not Just Lettuce: Other Salad Fixings You Can Grow for Your Salad Bowl Growing your lettuce in salad bowls or […] Read more…

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