The warm, balmy days of summer are perfect for getting outside, engaging in your favorite activities and having a picnic in a nice shady spot.
A picnic is a classic summertime outing, but the art of packing a great picnic seems to be getting lost in the shuffle of today's fast-paced lifestyle. It may be easier to grab a bag of chips, a pre-packed cold cut and cracker combo and a few cans of soda, but if you want to really impress... Read More
Summer means hot weather, and heat means not wanting to fire up the oven and sweat out a meal. But if you can't stand the heat, then there's no reason to stay out of the kitchen. Just change the way you make meals. You might think the slow cooker is only for soups - and who wants hot soup in the summer? - but it can be used for so much more, without heating up the kitchen. Sure, it works all day to provide a meal around dinnertime, but it... Read More
You'll be surprised what your kids will eat on a stick. Have the butcher help you out for easy meal prep. Poultry can be cubed for easy threading. If you aren't that creative w/ the entrée and just want to stick to low-fat turkey burgers, go for it but change up the menu by grilling different veggies and fruit. Get the kids involved; they'll love to place the food on the stick.
Many fruits and veggies peak during summer.... Read More