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Here they come to save the day: Healthy Superfoods

SAN DIEGO, March 9, 2019 — Superfoods are healthy and delicious, and readily available in spring and summer. As the darkness and cold of winter comes to an end, new life begins to flourish and revel in the expanding sunlight bringing an abundance of seasonal foods making even the local grocery market a shopper’s paradise. ...

Celebrating President’s Day all week with patriot flag cake (Recipe)

SAN DIEGO, February 18, 2019 —President’s Day is the combined birthdays of Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln and what better way to enjoy it than with this delicious berry flag cake. Berries are readily available nearly year round anymore, and always seek the freshest from a natural market or even a fruit stand if ...

Celebrating Valentine’s Day: Let me count the ways

SAN DIEGO, February 12, 2019– Billions of people worldwide open their hearts while engaging in a variety of Valentine’s Day expressions of love. February 14th is the traditional day, dating back to the Middle Ages, in which people from all over the world celebrate Valentine’s Day. According to Wikipedia, it is thought that the first ...

Avocado Grapefruit Salad makes a healthy and tasty addition to any meal

SAN DIEGO, January 22, 2019 – Avocados have gained popularity in recent years, but are still a classic and Avocado Grapefruit Salad will be a welcome addition to any meal. THE ANCIENT AVOCADO Avocados have an ancient history. They are depicted in early Aztec drawings and artifacts, and experts believe they date back to approximately ...

Brussels Sprouts with Ancho Chili and Three-Cheese Risotto for Chrismas

WASHINGTON: Whether you are having a prime rib, pork roast or fowl, add these Christmas feast recipes: a modern uptake on Brussels sprouts and savory three-cheese risotto that will perfectly support your Christmas feast. CDN’S FAVORITE CHRISTMAS FEAST RECIPES:  ANCHO CHILI BRUSSELS SPROUTS Brussels sprouts are a breed of wild cabbage grown for its small size. ...

Prime Rib Roast: How to buy and cook a perfect roast for beginners and pros

WASHINGTON:  Whether you are creating a first Christmas Dinner or have just never cooked a prime rib, it is really one of the easiest dishes to make.  And the Whos in Whoville know that a perfect roasted prime rib of beef makes any holiday meal special. However, the cost and fear of roasting a prime ...

Steak perfection: BLT Prime, Trump International Hotel, Washington, DC

WASHINGTON: The Old Post Office Building on Pennsylvania Avenue offered a cacophony of noise, bad food court smells and sweaty tourists. That changed in 2016 when the historic building was transformed into the Trump International Hotel. Today, the large, serene atrium lobby is awash in shades of cream and blue, with light bouncing off hundreds of crystal ...

Thanksgiving, Cranberry Salad, Pumpkin Pie, Claire Hickey

Thanksgiving recipes: Hazel’s Cranberry Salad and Mom’s Pumpkin Pie

FORT WORTH:  Thanksgiving means old family traditions, particularly when it comes to food. Like most families, our own favorite Thanksgiving recipes have been handed down throughout the generations. Every family has their favorites, from green bean casserole to Waldorf Salad.  At our house, we always serve two traditional Thanksgiving recipes – Cranberry Salad and Pumpkin ...

Vegan gluten free pumpkin pie is perfect for Thanksgiving

SAN DIEGO: Vegan Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie is the perfect pumpkin pie recipe for Thanksgiving dessert this season? Here it is! With only 10 ingredients and easy to make, it is the perfect Thanksgiving dessert and will delight holiday guests while ensuring appeal for those with special dietary needs. GO VEGAN WITH THIS THANKSGIVING FAVORITE Pumpkin ...

Side dish tips and turkey FAQs for the perfect Thanksgiving Fest

WASHINGTON: A traditional Thanksgiving menu means turkey with the trimmings – from stuffing to cranberry sauce. Whether a seasoned home chef or creating your first Thanksgiving feast, there are plenty of questions on how to make your holiday memorable.  From brining your bird to moist and flavorful stuffing, the following are frequently asked Thanksgiving questions, ...

Thanksgiving tried and true, delicious and healthy sweet potatoes (recipe)

SAN DIEGO: Planning a menu for Thanksgiving Day with healthy eating in mind can be quite challenging.  Sweet potatoes, however, are always a popular choice for a Thanksgiving side. A SWEET SIDE Available in most food markets and grocery stores, sweet potatoes provide a simple to prepare, people-pleasing dish for Thanksgiving. Naturally, sweet-tasting, yams are ...

Don’t wait for Halloween, make some caramel popcorn tonight

SAN DIEGO, October 2, 2018–Why wait for Halloween to enjoy some caramel popcorn, make a batch tonight! October is a time when candies, sweets and other treats abound, creating a tendency to over consume them and making it difficult to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Superhero help is on its way with a popular snack recipe ...

A taste of autumn: Tasty Riesling Baked Pears recipe

SAN DIEGO, September 25, 2018 —The aromas of honey, pears and spices wafting from the oven makes Riesling Baked Pears an excellent choice for a healthy autumnal dessert with a beautiful guest-pleasing presentation. THE VOLUPTUOUS AND HEALTHY PEAR Naturally plump yet statuesque, pears are an extremely healthy fruit. This distinguished fruit and member of the ...

Marcella’s Ristorante – a Taste of Tuscany mile-high in Denver, Colorado

Denver, Colorado: Marcella’s Ristorante, Pizzeria, and Wine Bar, which opened in Denver in September 2017, is another success for restaurateur Cameron Mitchell. Diners enjoy an authentic Taste of Tuscany with Italian, chef-driven cuisine in a cozy, relaxed atmosphere with sweeping views of Denver’s Lower Highlands (LoHi) skyline. The award-winning eatery originated in Columbus, Ohio and marks ...

Purple Reign: Healthy grilled eggplant for a summer cookout

SAN DIEGO: A member of the nightshade family, the eggplant is related to both the tomato and potato and is used as a vegetable.  Profusely purple eggplant is common in North America and is healthy and delicious. Its rich, savory flavor makes it a perfect substitute in dishes like eggplant parmesan (instead of chicken), diced for ...

Celebrate Independence Day with a berry flag cake (Recipe)

Show your patriotism this Fourth of July with a berry flag cake! Adorned with fresh organic blueberries, strawberries and raspberries, and made with healthy ingredients, guests will certainly salute the hostess who adorns the dessert table with the United States’ symbol of freedom.