• August 27, 2016

Food, Recipes & Entertaining

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Fall entertaining forecast: cozy, comfortable and outdoors

(BPT) - Whether an afternoon tailgating before the big game or a fun-filled evening under the dazzling autumn stars, the forecast for this season’s entertaining is trending toward cozy, comfortable and outdoors.

Pet Central

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Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we’ll help by giving you lots of tips and tricks! More >>

Fitness

Fitness

Our fitness articles will help teach you how to work out with gym- and home-based exercises. More >>

Crosswords

Crosswords

Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>

Sudoku

Sudoku

Every Sudoku has a unique solution that can be reached logically. Enter numbers into the blank spaces so that each row, column and 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. More >>




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Wednesday 08/24/2016
5 simple tips to refresh 'brown bag' lunches
Updated: August 27, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - You’re running out the door, already late and thinking about that important 8 a.m. meeting. Lunch is the last thing on your mind. In fact, you usually just pick something up from the deli line or local fast food place and hurry back to your desk. Sound familiar? You’re not alone. Only one in five people actually ditch their desks during their lunch hour. When you feel your stomach growl, it’s all too easy to grab something from the vending machine or — if you remember — to pack a cold turkey sandwich. But there are plenty of easy ways to spice up your lunchtime routine at work. Here are some tips to improve your mediocre midday meal:

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Tuesday 08/23/2016
What To Do When Kids Come Home 'Hangry'
Updated: August 24, 2016 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—Good news for many parents who wonder what to do when the kids come home from school ravenous and dinner is hours away: According to the experts at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), it’s perfectly fine to let them have a snack when hunger strikes between meals.

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Monday 08/22/2016
Eat Like a Farmer
Updated: August 22, 2016 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) Farmers are the experts when it comes to enjoying the fruits of the land in the best way possible. Learn to eat like a farmer, and your taste buds will be sure to thank you later.

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7 One-Pot Recipes for Back-to-School Season
Updated: August 22, 2016 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) School is back in session, and so are hectic weeknights with little time to cook dinner. Instead of reaching for ready-made meals or takeout, serve up tasty one-pot dinners made with wholesome ingredients like spaghetti squash and quinoa. These seven kid-friendly recipes bring everything together in a single baking dish or skillet, so there's less prep and clean up, and more time for reconnecting around the dinner table.

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Create Fresh, Authentic Mexican Flavor with Mangos
Updated: August 22, 2016 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) Many foods are delicious, some invite cravings and a few inspire passion. In traditional Mexican cuisine, one surprising ingredient embodies all three: the mango.

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Make the Grade In the Kitchen with Canned Foods
Updated: August 22, 2016 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) During the back-to-school season, the stress of weeknight cooking can make the kitchen feel like the classroom and dinner feel like a test. But with the right preparation, parents can feel confident about making the grade in the kitchen all year long. Simply follow these steps for wholesome, delicious A-plus meals.

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Simple Steps to Smarter Snacking
Updated: August 22, 2016 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) When hunger strikes, it can be tempting to reach for the closest treat, even if it’s laden with fat and empty calories. Make it easier to enjoy better-for-you snacks with these three simple steps that appeal to your taste and your waist.

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Thursday 08/18/2016
Say Cheese! How What You Eat Affects Your Smile
Posted: August 18, 2016

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Face it: We live in a selfie-centric society that, combined with our health-driven lifestyles, makes a smile more important today than it has been in the past. And while your smile speaks volumes to the world around you, it should also mean a lot to you since it can boost your self-esteem and confidence. That's why it's so important to look at what you eat and learn how it can help or harm your teeth.

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Pet adoption event set for Sept. 17 at Expo Center
Posted: August 26, 2016

The Rescue Magazine Pet Adoption Extravaganza is from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Bell County Expo Center. in Belton.

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Killeen police investigate crash on Bunny Trail
Posted: August 26, 2016

A concrete mixer truck and a Killeen utilities collection pickup truck crashed on Bunny Trail on Friday afternoon, according to a news release from the Killeen Police Department.

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