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Celebrate South Asian Independence Day

Every year, on August 14th and 15th respectively, Pakistan and India celebrate their independence from British rule. Government offices close down and people commemorate this defining event by wearing the colors of their national flags, decorating their homes and celebrating with a great deal of zeal and passion.

14 High-Protein Back-to-School Snacks

It’s that back-to-school time of year again, when we begin to alter our summer routines to fit school day schedule. Often, kids get hungry right after school, but you don’t want them to eat empty calories every day and you don’t want them to fill up on food right before dinner. Protein snacks are the perfect way to eat just enough for longer-lasting energy.

Get the Family Back to the Kitchen Table

With after-school sports and activities, and long work days, it’s no wonder few families eat together. Yet studies show that when families do eat together, they tend to eat healthier: more fruits and vegetables — and fewer empty calorie foods. When younger children eat dinner with their families, they are less likely to become overweight than other kids.

Hot Dogs Across America

Americans eat an incredible number of hot dogs each year. In restaurants and at street carts, ballparks and backyard barbeques – hot dogs are everywhere! But depending on where in this great land you purchase your hot dog, your toppings may differ radically.

Fun in the Sun Picnic Food Safety Tips

Picnics offer lots of opportunities for outdoor fun with family and friends. But these warm weather events also present opportunities for foodborne bacteria to thrive. As food heats up in summer temperatures, bacteria multiply rapidly. To protect yourself, your family, and friends from foodborne illness during warm-weather months, safe food handling when eating outdoors is critical. Read on for simple food safety guidelines for transporting your food to the picnic site, and preparing and serving it safely once you’ve arrived.