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Why Iron Is Important to Your Diet
February 18, 2018

Why Iron Is Important to Your Diet

Iron is a crucial nutrient. It has many important roles in the body but most notable is its involvement in oxygen transport within our red blood cells. It is also...

History of the Olympic Games
February 18, 2018

History of the Olympic Games

Dating back to over 3,000 years ago in Ancient Greece, the Olympic Games were held every four years in honor of the god Zeus. It was believed that Hercules...

9 Easy Crock Pot Desserts
February 17, 2018

9 Easy Crock Pot Desserts

Save yourself the hassle of baking dessert and turn to your Crock Pot instead. These slow cooker dessert recipes are destined to make you salivate, save time, satisfy your sweet...

History of Jell-O
February 16, 2018

History of Jell-O

Do you know the story of how this staple from your childhood came to be? While gelatin has been around since the 15th century, it took many years for Jell-O...

20 Awesome and Easy Casserole Recipes
February 15, 2018

20 Awesome and Easy Casserole Recipes

Looking for super delicious, but more importantly easy, recipes to make? Then these casseroles are your answer. Whether you're a kitchen expert to a newbie, anyone can conquer these recipes!...

2018 Food Trends: Will They Stay or Go?
February 15, 2018

2018 Food Trends: Will They Stay or Go?

Acai bowls, Sriracha anything, elevated toast and boozy ice cream, there's a new food trend popping up every year. Some stick throughout the year (think cauliflower rice and the Instant...

17 of the Most Pinched Chocolate Recipes
February 13, 2018

17 of the Most Pinched Chocolate Recipes

We've never met a chocolate we didn't like...that being said, we do have our favorites. Here are some of our most popular/loved/craved chocolate recipes as pinched by our users!

Hearty Cabbage Recipes for Your Next Meal
February 13, 2018

Janet’s Notebook
Hearty Cabbage Recipes for Your Next Meal

Sauteed or steamed, I love cabbage. It's a great source of vitamins B and C and potassium. Cabbage is an unsung hero in my mind and gets a bad rap....

Superfoods That Power Your Heart
February 10, 2018

Superfoods That Power Your Heart

What is all this superfood craze anyway? Can superfoods do laundry and take out the trash? Why are they so super? Well, they might not be able to do errands,...

Pizza: A Slice of History
February 9, 2018

Pizza: A Slice of History

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, one in eight American adults eats pizza on any given day. It's a grab and go lunch or an easy take-out dinner at...

18 Party-Perfect Mardi Gras Recipes
February 8, 2018

18 Party-Perfect Mardi Gras Recipes

Laissez les bons temps rouler! Here are some crazy delicious gumbo, jambalaya, creole and cajun recipes you need to celebrate Fat Tuesday!

Valentine's Day Menu for Dinner at Home
February 6, 2018

Janet’s Notebook
Valentine's Day Menu for Dinner at Home

While I show people I love them year around, it's nice to have a special day to show how much I care. But a prix fixe menu and an insanely...

22 Recipes to Help You Eat More Nutella
February 5, 2018

22 Recipes to Help You Eat More Nutella

Life is better when you have Nutella. You need these recipes because, let's be honest, sometimes you want more than just a spoon to eat Nutella.

10 Easy Crock Pot Meals
February 5, 2018

10 Easy Crock Pot Meals

Have we mentioned how much we love our Crock Pot? Because goodness gracious do we ever love our Crock Pot. Making a slow cooker dinner is just such an easy...

History of the Super Bowl
February 3, 2018

History of the Super Bowl

Every year on the first Sunday in February, something magical happens. People gather around the television, eat tons of food and watch the Super Bowl. It's the culmination of 16...

13 Football Shaped Appetizers That Go the Extra Yard
February 1, 2018

13 Football Shaped Appetizers That Go the Extra Yard

Don’t settle for normal old tailgating recipes, rush for the extra inch to get a first down with these football-shaped appetizer recipes. Perfect for Football Sunday (or Saturday or Monday...