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Simply Sweet Inspiration

10/16/2017 ● By Family Features

If you’re looking for a simple treat, heart-healthy grapes can also make for a great standalone snack in three colors – green, red or black.

Family-Focused Foods

10/11/2017 ● By Family Features

Gathering the family around the table with delicious, traditional meals is the ultimate combination for many home chefs like Catherine Lowe, winner of the 17th season of ABC’s “The Bachelor.”

Reserve the Rind

10/09/2017 ● By Family Features

Watermelon rinds make for more than just attractive containers for serving cold dishes and beverages. The rind can also be used in creative, edible ways and is good for your heart.

Pumpkin-Perfect Autumn Recipes

10/09/2017 ● By Family Features

Fall is perfect for making time for fun before the busy holiday season – go for a fall picnic, visit your local orchard or pumpkin patch, and take advantage of all the flavors fall has to offer.

Cook for a Cure

10/09/2017 ● By Family Features

If you love to entertain and want to support a good cause, now you can do both at the same time.

Warm Up Fall Meals with Wine

10/07/2017 ● By Family Features

Fall is the perfect time to welcome warm, robust flavors to your kitchen as well as your wine glass.

Make the Most of Your Morning with Seasonal Flavors

10/06/2017 ● By Family Features

With savory elements coming from butternut squash, freshly ground nutmeg and hints of sage, this homemade frittata embraces seasonal favorites rich in nutrients.

Make it with Maple

10/02/2017 ● By Family Features

Autumn is the perfect time to fall in love with maple syrup. The caramelized flavor of syrup pairs well with other fall flavors, like apples, cinnamon and pumpkin.

Better Than Takeout

10/02/2017 ● By Family Features

On busy weeknights, it can be easy to opt for Asian staples like beef and broccoli. Instead, try making your own cuisine at home with quick-cook noodles, from udon to lo mein.

Navigating the Cooking Oil Aisle

10/02/2017 ● By Family Features

Corn may be the top crop in Iowa, but many consumers are not aware of corn oil’s heart-healthy benefits and its versatility in the kitchen.