Top 10 Big Game Budget-Friendly Slow Cooker Recipes

Last year, the average 30-second Super Bowl commercial cost $4 million, and the average party cost $63 per game-day viewer. Yeowza! Don’t blow your budget on a football party. You can entertain fans and have fun with a party that is as delicious for your pocketbook and it is for your guests. Here are 10 incredible crockpot recipes that will help you save cash without scrimping on fun and flavor. Read more ...

Score Brownie Points with Healthy Tailgating Options

Sports fan or not, football season is the perfect excuse for a little pre-game soiree with some game-winning munchies. If you’re worried about the calories and fat that comes with typical tailgating foods, no worries—we’re here to fill you in on our favorite ways to lighten up the heaviest foods. Here are some ways to keep the flavor but add a healthy twist to your tailgating favorites. Got Read more ...

Summer Slim-Down Tips

We’re smack dab in the middle of summer—have you hit the beach or pool yet? If you’re still waiting for those last five pounds to come off before you put on your favorite swimsuit, here are a few summer slim-down tips to help accelerate your weight loss. Eat five times per day. We’re not talking full meals here—more like three normal meals and two snacks. Spreading your calories out over Read more ...

10 Best Despicable Me 2 Minion Recipes

Millions of minions are suddenly taking over! These yellow creatures are currently everyone’s obsession. With Despicable Me 2’s popularity sky-rocketing out of this world, we couldn't help but join in the obsession. If you enjoyed the movie as much as we did, be sure to try out our favorite edible versions of minions for you and your family to devour. Don’t worry, there’s nothing despicable Read more ...

Snacks to Kick Off Super Bowl

Are you ready for some football? Even if you're not a sports fan, this Sunday’s game is an opportunity for you to score big points with friends and family when you whip up some fun and creative game day fare. Here are some of our favorite snack ideas for the Big Game. Mini Corn Dog Muffins: Super easy. Just whip up your favorite corn bread muffin mix (or use a boxed one), fill mini muffin Read more ...

Eating Healthy on The Go

Snacking can be an important part of a healthy eating plan—regular munching keeps blood sugar levels stable and can prevent overeating later in the day. But let’s be honest—what you snack on makes all the difference between “good idea” and “what are you thinking?” Not all snacks are created equal. Your best bet is to nibble on nutritionally balanced 100 to 200-calorie snacks that contain Read more ...

Make a Big Splash: Festive Tips and Tasty Nom Noms for Pool Parties and Beach Outings

Get your summer party started with these pool-friendly tips: Skip the classic buffet table so guests won’t congregate in one area and instead set up a few mini serving spots around the pool. It’s a good way to encourage mingling. Place candles or outdoor lamps around the entire outdoor area. Clusters of light cast a more flattering glow. Word of warning—don’t put citronella candles Read more ...

On the Road Again: Options for Kid-Friendly, Road-Tripping Snacks

Packing up the kids and heading on vacation this month? Don’t leave home without a variety of snacks to munch on, especially if you don’t plan on stopping much (except for necessary potty breaks and a meal or two). Here are some easy options for road-trip snacks. Cleaned and sliced raw vegetables Apples, oranges, bananas, grapes Snack-size dried fruit Granola bars String cheese Yogurt Read more ...