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(BPT) - Feeling good about yourself goes beyond having a great hair day, the right outfit or the latest handbag - it's something that starts on the inside. When you learn to live a healthier lifestyle, you can begin to reap the benefits of more energy, improved vitality and elevated spirits. Follow these simple and realistic steps to feel your best and increase your overall well-being.
(BPT) - Cheeseburgers, chicken thighs and hot dogs are common fare at summer barbeques, but what about guests who are looking to reduce their meat intake? In addition to traditional meat dishes, there are many ways to prepare meals on the grill that everyone can enjoy, including vegetarians.
(NAPSI)—Nothing says “summertime” like firing up the grill and gathering friends and family to enjoy dining alfresco. The secret to effortless summer entertaining is to use tried and trusted ingredients that complement the flavors of your favorite seasonal foods. Try these tips to prepare tasty meals outdoors for the whole family.
(BPT) - Whether enjoying a summer holiday, celebrating a recent graduation or simply relaxing with friends and family on a lazy Saturday afternoon, this is the perfect time of year to enjoy nutritious eating wherever you are. If you’re planning a backyard barbecue, fresh produce makes delicious and healthy choices a breeze no matter if you’re the host or a guest.
(BPT) - With warmer weather, more people turn to fun outdoor activities, especially after a long cold winter. Diet and exercise are the key ingredients of a healthy lifestyle, and fresh salads and other summertime delicacies abound.
These guests, including five from Arizona, who have been invited to sit with the First Lady represent the stories of millions of Americans across the country, who are working hard to better their communities, improve their own economic outcomes and help restore opportunity for all.
(BPT) - The New Year’s resolution is an annual tradition for many Americans. But year after year, Americans throw themselves into a harsh new routine of extreme weight loss and diet, which leaves little room for success. In fact, 92 percent of those who set a resolution fall short of keeping it. This year, kick those New Year’s resolutions to the curb and revamp your lifestyle with a well-balanced eating revolution. What does this mean? Make small – and flavorful – changes to your daily routine to help you reach your goals and become a better you throughout the year. The following tips include new ways to prepare meals for every season, allowing you to boost your energy and make better choices without sacrificing taste.
Each Sunday, the resort's Sundance Café is now serving-up a unique take on brunch with its Sunday Brunch buffet.
Many move to Arizona to enjoy the warm weather, especially given how many days per year the sun is shining.
When North decided to redo it’s menu, and restaurant décor, I have to admit I was a little skeptical. This Fox Restaurant holds a soft place for me as it became a regular stop when my husband and I would sneak off for a Sunday brunch date.
Arizona is not like most states. The seasons are not on schedule. Arizona barely has a fall, winter is mild, and spring is short-lived. That means planting can be tough for most gardeners.
There’s a restaurant in Oro Valley that has some of the best Italian food I’ve had in a long time, which is complimented by a sophisticated atmosphere and friendly service.
Acacia real food & cocktails gets their name because they believe that “local, sustainable and naturally-produced foods are inherently better for consumption than the alternative.”
The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona and Marana Health Center have partnered to open a new Marana Farmers’ Market. The market opened yesterday and will continue on Tuesdays from 3 to 6 p.m. at the new Marana Health Center, 13395 N. Marana Main St.
Attention, gardeners and non-gardeners alike, green thumbs and brown. Now is the time for all good people to put a few vegetables in the ground! The first few weeks of March are ideal for planting a spring vegetable garden.
Is there an opening in your Saturday morning calendar? Hit the Oro Valley Farmer's Market.
It is time to celebrate! Happy Saint Patrick's Day! Or, if you go for history, Happy Ides of March! Or, if you are a local gardener, celebrate Official Last Frost Date! To top this off, it is National Nutrition Month.
February is a wonderful month in the Old Pueblo. The ponies are running at the Rillito Racetrack (tons of fun), the Gem, Mineral, Fossil and Bead show is all over town (literally tons of fun), The Rodeo Parade marches through (unique fun), and the Rodeo itself happens (those bulls weigh a ton or so), plus, if you really miss snow, you can head up the Catalina Mountains to Mount Lemmon.
Phillip Hesslau makes a promise to all his restaurant's customers — he'll be there every day to greet you when you arrive, and to thank you for your patronage when you leave.
Chris Martin was removing unwanted Bermuda grass from a patch at the community farm in Marana.
When I discovered locally produced olive oil, I felt at once relieved and surprised.
Eggplant is a versatile, healthy vegetable that combines so well with so many seasonings. It’s a shame that it so often ends up breaded, fried and loaded with cheese.
Before waxy, tasteless tomatoes, wilted greens and rock-hard peaches became standard supermarket fare, small farms across the country turned out fresh, seasonal produce, ripe with the taste of the sun and the earth.
Casting my eyes at the diners of Italian food at Cibaria Cucina Italiana (almost filled to capacity), I realized how many people joined me in adoration of one of the oldest cuisines in the world.