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Make the perfect apple pie with Colorado grown apples

This February, we are falling in love with Colorado apples. Apples rank among the top three fruits produced around the world. They are easy to store and transport, and as a result,... — Updated 2/17/2021


Celebrate the best of the season

(Family Features) If it seems like your grocery store's apple section is more abundant than it has been in the past, you'd be correct. With new apple varieties coming onto the scene... — Updated 2/17/2021


Delicious slow-cooker granola

We're a granola-eating family. When the tall jar in our pantry reads almost empty, it's time to stir up and bake a new batch. It's never a chore, because the fresh homemade taste... — Updated 2/17/2021


Roasted Vegetables

Cooked until they are tender and golden, these roasted vegetables can accompany almost any winter meal — especially roasted meat and poultry. 1 1/2 pounds medium-size red potatoes 2 (about 1 3/4 pounds) fennel bulbs 2 (about 1 po... — Updated 2/17/2021


Casseroles are one-dish wonders

I was looking for a baking pan in the back of a cupboard and inadvertently discovered I have quite a collection of casserole dishes. I started thinking about all the casserole recip... — Updated 2/17/2021


Ideas to Beat the Winter Blahs

Except for stray pine needles hiding between sofa cushions and underneath area rugs, our holiday decor with all its warm scents, glitter and glow is out of mind, now stored away... — Updated 2/16/2021


Combat cool days with comforting dishes

(Family Features) From filling dinners to favorite desserts, comfort foods can bring smiles to friendly faces. As temperatures drop, lean on recipes that add flavor and bring... — Updated 2/9/2021 Full story


Make heart health part of your self-care routine

(Family Features) Devoting a little time every day to care for yourself can go a long way toward protecting the health of your heart. Simple self-care, such as taking a moment to... — Updated 2/9/2021


Build heart-healthy behaviors for preschoolers at home

(Family Features) A pressing concern like a global pandemic can quickly overshadow other important health challenges facing families. One is the issue of childhood obesity, a... — Updated 2/9/2021


Celebrating big with berry punch

( Holidays, gatherings and celebrations can be the best time to try new, easy, stress-free recipes. Drink and punch recipes are especially easy to throw together (even... — Updated 2/9/2021


A classic dish for celebrating the Chinese New Year

(Family Features) For countless cultures around the world, food is an integral part of many traditions, including the Chinese New Year. Spring rolls, varieties of noodles and... — Updated 2/9/2021


Family-friendly foods fit for Lent

(Family Features) As families ponder Lenten recipes fit for the season with flavorful seafood as a filling protein, one important aspect to take into account is the... — Updated 2/9/2021


Protect your health with a heart-smart eating plan

(Family Features) As people have spent more time at home, many have rediscovered the simple joy of home-cooking and stumbled upon a secret weapon for health at the same time. By... — Updated 2/9/2021


Red velvet for your valentine

( On the sweetest day of the year, a day full of flowers, love and sweets, Valentine's Day is the ultimate opportunity to try a different dessert meant for two. It's ha... — Updated 2/9/2021


A sweet party treat

(Family Features) Perfect for a party or simply indulging yourself, these addictive pastry puffs make it hard to stop at one. Easy to assemble with these step-by-step instructions,... — Updated 2/9/2021


Valentine's Day Candy Quick Facts

• 47% of people said they will buy themselves a box of chocolates this year. • 58 million pounds of chocolate are bought during Valentine's Day week. • The peak selling... — Updated 2/9/2021


A sweet evening-ender

( Nearly anytime can be a good time for a decadent dessert. This Creamy Raspberry Mocha Parfait, which combines the flavors of instant coffee, chocolate and... — Updated 2/9/2021


Mediterranean diet stands the test of time

The Mediterranean diet is in the news again, not only because it's the start of a new year, but also because it was named as one of the most popular and healthiest diets by several... — Updated 2/2/2021


Chocolate Truffles

It’s Valentine’s Day, but a pricey box of chocolates isn’t in the budget this year. No worries: We believe – and maybe you do, too – that the most special gifts are often homemade. 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate 1/2 cup h... — Updated 2/2/2021


Meal solutions for the busy seasons

(Family Features) As families across the country transition back into more normal routines with work, school – whether virtual or in-person – and calendars jam-packed with... — Updated 2/2/2021


Make-ahead breakfast ideas for easier mornings

(Family Features) If you're juggling a new set of responsibilities right now, you're not alone. Those busy mornings may still pose challenges even if your commute no longer exists.... — Updated 2/2/2021


5 easy steps for better meal prepping at home

( Eating healthier and saving time around the house are common goals for many families, and there's one solution that can help attain both: meal-prepping. By planning... — Updated 2/2/2021


Pasta made easy with these pantry essentials

(Family Features) Constantly seeking out recipe-specific ingredients that may only be used once or twice can be a burden. Instead, keep your home stocked with necessities to... — Updated 2/2/2021


Ways to make hearty meals at home with pantry staples

(Family Features) Stocking up on pantry essentials is a productive practice, especially as people across the country spend more time at home. However, having all those ingredients... — Updated 2/2/2021


Essential pantry staples to always have on hand

(Family Features) Keeping a well-stocked pantry ensures you can pull together a quality meal on a moment's notice or when unexpected circumstances keep you from making it to the... — Updated 2/2/2021


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