• Chocolate Chip Cookies
    Dessert,  Snack

    8 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Cookies

    Cookies are today such an integral part of American culinary culture and such a common cure for the desperate sweet tooth that we barely stop to think of where they came from. We all know how much we love a good cookie, especially a gourmet chocolate chunk chip cookie interspersed with almond crumbles and with a crispy bottom, soft top, and chewy center. (Well, maybe that’s personal, but we all have our favorite cookies!) But despite our love for cookies, few of us know even the basic cookie facts — a situation we will seek to remedy just below by listing the top eight cookie facts everyone needs to know: 1. Cookies…

  • French Fries
    Dessert,  Healthy Eating,  Snack

    Want to Change Your Child’s Unhealthy Eating Habits?

    You probably grew up hearing that you “are what you eat.” Perhaps you say that to your own children today. While certainly none of us, no matter how much we may indulge in junk food, is in danger of sprouting chocolate as hair, the fact is that your body does use the food that you eat to make it, and it can only be as healthful as what you ingest. So what is a parent to do when their child has developed unhealthy eating habits? How do you get them to eat healthful things? It can be challenging, but there are some tips that can help you make your picky,…

  • Food Storage
    Healthy Eating

    Being Prepared: What Is Your Food Storage Supply Missing?

    You can’t predict when disaster strikes or exactly what you’ll need when it does. When you’re prepared for any disaster, however, you can increase the odds that your family will thrive throughout any situation that comes your way. The first step? Making sure that your food storage supply isn’t missing any of these critical items. Store Enough Water for Your Family You’ve thought about food, but have you really taken water into account? In a disaster situation, the rule of thumb is one gallon of water per person in your family per day. Make sure that you have enough on hand to get your family through a few days at…

  • Fruits
    Healthy Eating,  Snack

    Snack Time at the Office: What Quick-Eats Should You Be Eating?

    Eating right at the office can be tough, especially when a snack attack strikes. Really, who wants to pass on a chocolate bar, bag of chips, or whatever other yummy treat is hanging out in the break room on any given day? That’s right. No one wants to pass up tasty treats; however, most of those options will leave you ill-satisfied and hankering for more in just a few minutes after you finish chowing down on them. So, how are you supposed to snack at the office when time and taste are at a premium? Check out these quick, easy, and healthy snack options to make office snack time a…

  • English Fish And Chips
    Cooking,  Dessert,  Snack

    Cheers at Your Next Party: 8 Delicious British Snacks to Share With Your Hunky-Dory Mates

    British food often gets a bad rap, and it certainly lacks the glamour of French or Italian food. The unfortunate names of some items probably don’t help. “Spotted dick,” to pick an extreme example, sounds revolting, but it is actually a perfectly good desert. “Toad in the hole” also sounds less than appetizing. Many British foods have endured and been enjoyed for generations, which would not be the case if they weren’t actually quite tasty. Here is a list of British snacks worth serving at a get-together. 1. Chelsea Buns A popular mid-morning snack, Chelsea buns can be eaten any time. They resemble cinnamon buns, but are sticky rather than…