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March 18

Tillie Lewis: The Tomato Queen

Comic Book gals with golden lariats and invisible airplanes had nothing on this TRUE heroine whose Super Power was feeding the nation and the world the ripest, freshest tomato grown in American soil. The Tomato Queen survived the 1918-1919 Spanish flu Pandemic and created her global business success plan while recovering from her Brooklyn tenement […]

December 12

The most important thing you can do with your kids? Eat dinner with them

By Anne Fishel  Anne Fishel is a co-founder of The Family Dinner Project, a professor at Harvard Medical School and the author of “Home for Dinner.” As a family therapist, I often have the impulse to tell families to go home and have dinner together rather than spending an hour with me. And 20 years of research in […]

December 10

Making Canned Tomatoes New Again

The secret to good cooking and healthy eating? All it takes is having the right tool for the job. Putting the right ingredients to work makes your job easy. Enter: canned tomatoes. Are you surprised? Canned tomatoes may sound like old news, but their savory umami and versatility in the kitchen make them indispensable in […]

December 01

DIY Taco Bell Hack: CRUNCH WRAP SUPREME RECIPE!

By Jodi Danon, Create Kids Club THIS IS NOT YOUR ORDINARY CRUNCH WRAP SUPREME RECIPE! THIS CRUNCH WRAP RECIPE USES FLAVORED TORTILLAS, GREEK YOGURT, AND A ROMAINE LETTUCE BLEND AMPING UP THIS SIMPLE BUT DELICIOUS RECIPE! If you’re like me, you’ve hit up Taco Bell a time or two in the late evening hours. Most […]

November 05

Food & Fitness After 50: It’s Movember: A Movement to Raise Awareness on Prostate Cancer

In 2003, two friends in Melbourne, Australia were having a beer when they began talking about fashions and fads that have faded with time. The conversation got around to moustaches and they decided to bring back the facial hair in the month of November. Inspired by a friend’s mom who was raising funds for breast […]

October 21

How to say “YES” to Pizza

Don’t fret, pizza lovers! You can still have your pie and eat it, too. We all know pizza is delicious, but believe it or not, it can be a surprisingly healthy snack or meal. With a little bit of creativity and some basic portion control, we don’t say no to pizza. Check out some fun […]

September 15

Canned Tomato Challenge: San Marzano vs. USA

By Ashlea Hartz, N.C. In the shadows of the great Mt. Vesuvius lies a small town of San Marzano sul Sarno, near Naples, yes that’s in Italy not Florida. It was here, one story goes, that a tomato seed gifted to the people of Naples from the royalty of Peru was first planted in the […]