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(Family Features) Holiday gatherings, even in a time when smaller groups are encouraged, take on special meaning for many families. Part of the joy comes from the food that’s shared among loved ones from appetizers and sides to the main course.

(Culinary.net) Main dishes can sometimes be a challenge for the average home chef. Whether you’re looking for something healthy and filling for a family of five or just cooking up something mouthwatering for a couple to share, it can seem difficult to manage.

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(Family Features) No holiday celebration can be considered complete without taste bud-tingling sides to pair with your favorite seasonal dishes. Whether you’re able to celebrate with loved ones or joining virtually from afar, dining together with traditional holiday foods is oftentimes a maj…

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(Family Features) The holidays are filled with delicious food - from indulgent breakfasts to decadent desserts - but snacks can get overlooked. Spice up this holiday season with festive snacks that are perfect for a quick on-the-go bite or a taste of your favorite holiday dessert.

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(Family Features) Making the holiday season special is an important tradition for many families, and it’s likely to take on heightened importance this year with gatherings, celebrations and festivities taking on a different look than years past. One family-favorite way to create holiday magi…

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(Family Features) Dinner in many households means foolproof recipes that families can count on, but those can become bland and boring. Finding new ways to put a twist on meals throughout the week adds fun to time spent in the kitchen while bringing new flavor to the table.

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(BPT) - Parents are struggling to provide for their families during these uncertain and challenging times. A recent survey conducted by the Brookings Institution finds 1 in 5 young children in the U.S. are not getting enough food during this pandemic, and food insecurity is rising at an unpr…

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(BPT) - Whether students are attending class in person, virtually or a hybrid version of both, there's one thing everyone has in common: A lot more education is happening digitally. Screens are a valuable tool in education, but they also can have health implications, including stress on the eyes.

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(NAPSI)—Although the holiday season may be a little different this year for families, you don’t have to say goodbye to fun and good cheer.Create new traditions and make lasting memories of good times together with fun family projects. For example, you can cook up some great gifts in your own…

(BPT) - The holiday season might look a little different this year, but one thing remains the same: we all want something easy, yet festive and delicious, to snack on. Enjoy every moment this season with holiday-curated recipes for DIY Meat & Cheese Platters.

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(Culinary.net) Do you know that moment when something sweet hits your taste buds and a smile instantly spreads across your face? It’s almost magic to some. To others it’s just simply bliss. This holiday season, try something that’s simple yet sophisticated for an easy way to ensure smiles al…

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(Family Features) While having breakfast for dinner is a popular concept, you can turn breakfast crepes into dessert with this recipe featuring creamy custard filling and decadent chocolate sauce.  

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(BPT) - The holiday season is always a special time, but this year it's especially important to pause, count your blessings and enjoy some delicious foods as you toast to friends and family near and far. Whether you're celebrating in a small group or just with your immediate family, you can …

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(StatePoint) Ginger is not just spicy, sweet and delicious, it’s also tremendously good for you. And the holiday season is the perfect time to pack a punch with it in everything from the cookie tray to the cocktails.

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(NAPSI)—For many families this holiday season will be like no other. Without the gathering at the table, some traditions will be impractical this year.So this may be a good time to try something new like adding a “jazzy” side dish to your holiday meal.For instance, try a twist on Thanksgivin…

(StatePoint) When planning your holiday menu, consider selecting one ingredient to be the star of the show. Not only is this a good way to simplify your shopping list during a busy time of year, it will unify your meal with complementary flavors.

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(Family Features) Staying healthy is important year-round, but especially in the cooler months when temperatures drop, people spend more time inside and germs can spread easily. What you eat and the lifestyle you embrace are critical components of staying healthy.

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(Family Features) When time is short and your family is hungry, you can turn to Honest Earth Mashed Sweet Potatoes from the potato experts at Idahoan. With no artificial colors, flavors or preservatives, they are made with simple ingredients, including sweet potatoes, brown sugar and real bu…

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(Culinary.net) Picture in your mind a warm bowl cupped in your hands, defrosting your fingertips after you just walked inside from a chilly afternoon. The bowl is heavy, full of hearty vegetables and spicy pepper that in just a few short moments will overwhelm your palate.

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(Family Features) As families across the country transition back into more normal routines this fall with work, school – whether virtual or in-person – and calendars jam-packed with commitments, it’s important to find ways to save precious time and squeeze in more moments with loved ones.

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(Family Features) Whether this back-to-school season calls for at-home learning or heading back to the classroom, busy evenings are likely a constant for many families. One way to relieve stress and hit reset on hectic times is by enjoying a meal around the table with loved ones.

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(Culinary.net) Cooler weather often brings about nostalgic cravings for seasonal dishes and desserts. From grandma’s classic pies, to the sweet taste of apple cider touching your tongue, Fall is full of flavor, spice, sweets and treats, just waiting to be devoured with family and loved ones alike.

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(NAPSI)—Dreadful as the pandemic has been, for some people it has meant a positive health change. Three in 10 Americans made a major change to their diet during this time, according to new research. As with most changes, the big question always lingers—will the changes last? The study sugges…

(BPT) - Whether the temps are still warm or cooling down where you live, it’s important for you and your family to stay hydrated as part of a healthier lifestyle this holiday season. This can be hard to accomplish when everyone gets busy with school, work and play. However, there are some si…

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(Family Features) While you may not be able to enjoy game day with thousands of your closest friends at the stadium this year, that doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy tailgate-worthy grub at home with a smaller group of friends and loved ones.

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(Culinary.net) If your family spends endless amounts of time arguing over dinner plans before eventually settling on the same meals week after week, keep in mind easy ways to change up the menu without completely restocking your pantry. Trying something new doesn’t have to mean leaving your …