Will you be celebrating Cinco de Mayo this year? Cinco de Mayo is not actually Mexican Independence Day. Cinco de Mayo is mostly celebrated in Puebla, Mexico - where the Battle of Puebla was fought. We also celebrate this holiday in the United States to celebrate Mexican pride and heritage. Independence Day in Mexico is celebrated on September 16. History In Mexico, Cinco de Mayo is observed to commemorate the Mexican army's unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, ... Continue Reading
Here are some tips and recipes for throwing football-friendly parties so tasty your guests won’t even miss the Doritos.
There’s a bit of irony in the fact that the New Year, with all its itinerant resolutions around diet, strikes at exactly the same time as the peak of football season. Somehow junk food has become part and parcel to watching sports, with the Super Bowl being ultimate in overindulgence. Trying to stick to a weight loss plan while staring down a platter of nachos isn’t exactly ideal. The truth is, though, you can have your game day celebrations while staying true to the best of your ... Continue Reading
Even if you don’t want to eliminate meat entirely, you can cut down on consumption and easily feed your family healthy vegetarian meals.
One of the arguments against vegetarian cooking is that it takes too long. While slapping down a piece of meat on the grill and throwing a few potatoes in the oven is undoubtedly quick, you can also prepare a few vegetarian meals that are easy and kid friendly. Even if you don't want to eliminate meat entirely, you can cut down on consumption and easily feed your family healthy meals. Vegetarian family meals should be green in two senses: good for the environment, and providing healthy, green ... Continue Reading