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They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and what better way to enjoy this meal than with a classic standby such as Eggs Benedict? April 16 was National Eggs Benedict Day, reminding us all that it is possible to put a different spin on the traditional eggs and bacon.
Many parts of the country have been experiencing higher-than-average temperatures over the past few weeks, prompting our palates to change. Not only does that mean people are engaging in more outdoor activities, but they are also enjoying the comfort foods of summer. While we spent most of the winter enjoying hearty bowls of pasta and stew, summer brings about grilling, gardens and, of course, seafood.
When you go shopping at your local farmer's market, you know that you're making the healthy choice, as vegetables found at these locations are fresh and nutritious. Filling up your reusable bags with loads of veggies can get you excited for cooking healthy cuisine, and you'll know that you're supporting your local farmers while preparing a delicious dish.
We already know April is National Grilled Cheese Month, but did you know it's National Pecan Month as well? Not only are these tree nuts delicious, but they're incredibly good for your health. In perfect timing, a recent study published in the American College of Nutrition revealed tree nuts are associated with a lower body weight. Additionally, people who consume nuts had a lower amount of health risks in comparison to those who do not eat nuts.
Living with diabetes can be difficult, particularly if you suddenly have to go on a restrictive diet. While you do not have to get rid of sugar completely, it requires a bit of planning if you want to consume it, according to the American Diabetes Association.
Memory loss can be a big worry for many seniors as they age, but they may not realize there are simple steps one can take to ward off cognitive issues. Eating healthier and incorporating more brain-boosting nutrients into one's diet can make a significant difference. Don't fret - this doesn't mean that your taste buds will have to suffer.
April is National Grilled Cheese Month, and while you may not want to spend all 30 days eating a cheese sandwich, once and a while these scrumptious lunchtime treats will definitely hit the spot. Although it may seem as though every day is a new National Food Day, you may not realize that some special items get their own month.
Whether you're heading to a loved one's house for a gathering or you're getting together with friends for a dinner party, it's always great to have something delicious to bring to the table - literally.