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Quick Meal Ideas, Tips And Tricks

Get a Free BBQ Pack with the Purchase of a Grill!

With grilling season right around the corner, this is the perfect time to update your old grill or purchase your very first outdoor grill! During the entire month of May, we’ll be giving away a Free BBQ Pack with a purchase of a Grill!

Quick Chicken Tacos Recipe

Celebrate Taco Tuesday the right way with this quick and easy chicken tacos recipe! Top it with your choice of sour cream, chipotle tabasco sauce, tomatoes, avocado, jalapeños and cheese for a flavor punch the whole family will love!

Serves: 4
Total time: 25 Minutes

Korean Flank Steak Lettuce Wraps with Hoisin Onions

Think steak can't be part of a healthy meal? Think again! Flank steak is actually low in calories and very high in protein, so it can be part of a balanced meal!

7 Science-Backed Reasons To Drink More Water

Your body needs water to survive. It’s your body’s principal chemical component, making up about 60% of your body weight. Dehydration can affect you in so many different ways - from shrinking the tissue in your brain to slowing down your metabolism. So, grab a glass and learn why you need to drink more water!

Five Star Replaces Thousands of Dollars Worth of Food for Local Families

Over 100,000 people in New Jersey and Pennsylvania reported a power outage from the damaging snow storms in March, 2018. Five Star Home Foods stepped up and replaced thousands of dollars worth of spoiled food for multiple customers who experienced a power outage from these storms.

7 Traditional Irish Recipes and The History Behind Their Food

Saint Patrick's Day is a cultural and religious celebration held on March 17th to celebrate the life of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. While Americans typically celebrate this day by making corned beef and cabbage and turning their beers green, neither of these things are actually something they do in Ireland! Contrary to popular belief, corned beef and cabbage is not from Ireland and the Irish would snarl at the thought of putting food dye in your beer. Instead, make one of these traditional Irish recipes and drink a pint of Guinness if that’s your thing.

Flavorful Meals Under 300 Calories Per Serving

The Only Thing Lacking From These Dishes Are The Calories!

Just because you’re trying to eat healthier doesn’t mean you have to force yourself to eat salads every night - ugh, how boring! These recipes have plenty of flavor, the only thing missing is the calories! All of these recipes are baked so there’s much less added fat in these recipes than their fried counterparts. Enough with the chit chat, dig in!

8 Healthy Eating Tips For When Your Kid's A Picky Eater

If you’re having trouble getting your children to eat healthy (or eat at all), you’re not alone. Many parents struggle to get their children to try new foods, and eventually get so frustrated with it that they throw in the towel and allow them to eat the same foods they’ve been eating. It can take children 10 to 15 tries before they will accept a new food, so don’t give up! Here are a few tips that might make your picky eater a little more open-minded.

6 Easy Stuffed Flank Steak Recipes

Whether you’re feelin’ fancy or just feelin’ hungry, these stuffed flank steak recipes are going to make you feel like a professional chef! Flank steak is great because it’s very versatile, tasty, and affordable, so you can create a chef quality meal for a good price!

We’re Now On MyFitnessPal!

It’s 8:30 pm and your stomach is growling, you reach for that tub of mint chocolate chip ice cream, and then pause… “should I really be eating this?”

You quickly track this meal in the MyFitnessPal App on your smartphone and realize this puts you 300 calories over your 2000 calorie limit for the day. You also realized that it doesn’t have a nutritional benefit, so you think, “I know I shouldn’t eat that!”

Instead you grab half a cup of greek yogurt, some pineapple and coconut flakes eat that instead.