There is still snow on the ground in Maryland, and it looks like this weekend will bring even more snow! One of the best ways to spend a cold weekend indoors is cooking a comforting meal that you’ve always wanted to try. With the whole day open, it’s perfect for taking on a bigger cooking project that you haven’t had time to do during the week! Continue reading for a few cooking projects to try this weekend.
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At the beginning of each year, many people decide to set resolutions to change their habits or lifestyle. Making resolutions for your health and wellness is a great idea, but it’s important to think about changes that you can actually keep all year long. Continue reading for a few realistic diet resolutions to take with you into 2019!
The holiday season is synonymous will food, but everyone celebrates in different ways! In the US, Christmas is always accompanied by a large dinner and sweet treats, but each state has its own special dish. Since Hearn Kirkwood makes deliveries on a daily basis to our customers in Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey, let’s take a look at the most popular Christmas dishes in these states!
Along with the holiday season comes all kinds of desserts, and it can be difficult to maintain a healthy diet. While there’s nothing wrong with eating delicious pastries at the holiday parties you attend, there are easy ways to make cookies a little bit healthier! If you’re baking cookies for an event or to give as gifts to friends and family, try one of these healthier recipes (that taste just as yummy!)
Many workers with 9-5 jobs know the “afternoon slump” very well, as they seem to get tired every day and lose focus around 2 pm. You may feel tired from lack of sleep or too much stress, but your diet also plays a huge role in your energy levels. Instead of pouring another cup of coffee or opening a caffeinated soda, bring these snacks will you for the ultimate energy boost!
As we just had our first snow day of the season in Maryland, it’s only right that we share a few delicious snow day recipes! When it’s freezing cold and icy outside, all we want to do is have a warm and comforting meal. Continue reading for a few recipes that are perfect for snow days, or any exceptionally cold day this winter!
Vegetarians are used to having a difficult time finding something to eat at Thanksgiving, as most dishes are made with meat or chicken stock. Instead, they may have to stick to bread, vegetables, and pie. If you are a vegetarian or are cooking for a vegetarian this Thanksgiving, check out these delicious meat-free options that everyone will enjoy!
This Sunday, October 28th, is National Chocolate Day! This special food day celebrates all things chocolate, as it falls right before the candy-filled holiday Halloween. While it’s fun to indulge with some chocolate candies on Halloween, there are so many healthy and delicious recipes to try! Continue reading for a few tasty chocolate recipes that are good for you.
The weather is getting colder, which means it’s time to pull out our crockpots and slow cookers from storage! Crockpot meals are perfect for an easy, delicious dinner, especially when it’s chilly outside and we want a nice warm dinner. Chili is one of the best meals to make for the fall and winter, as it takes little preparation and can be eaten with rice, pasta, cornbread, in a quesadilla, or on its own!
Smoothies are a great way to start your day, as they can include a significant amount of your daily fruits and vegetables. However, it is also easy to make an unhealthy smoothie without realizing it. Read on for a few of the healthiest ingredients to include in your next breakfast smoothie to start your day off right!
After a hot Maryland summer, most of us are excited for the weather to cool down a bit. As we start to break out the boots and sweaters, we gravitate towards drinks that warm us up from the inside out. Be sure to try these hot drink recipes in the upcoming cold months full of delicious fall flavors like apple and pumpkin!
It is almost officially autumn, which means that the apple-picking season has begun! Apple picking is one of the most-loved activities in early fall, as families had to their local orchards and bring home bags of fresh apples. Take a look at these new and exciting recipes for inspiration of how to cook all of the apples you pick this fall!
Mac and cheese is the ultimate comfort food- it is warm, filling, cheesy, and all-around delicious. However, boxed mac and cheese can be very unhealthy, and many recipes are high in saturated fat and calories. When you’re in the mood for mac and cheese but want a low-fat, high-protein meal, this healthy recipe is perfect for you!
Now that kids are heading back to school, parents are getting ready for another year of chaotic early mornings. Kids may need to be on the bus by 6 or 7 am, which means that making packing lunches the night before is crucial for a less stressful morning. Continue reading for a few healthy snacks and lunch ideas to prepare ahead of time to ensure your kids eat well at school!
Zucchini noodles are a great option for those who are gluten-free, wheat-free, or simply want a healthier version of a noodle dish. Zucchini noodles are also delicious when mixed with spaghetti, and are a simple way to add more vegetables to your meal. Continue reading for a few tips on how to cook the noodles and a quick and tasty zucchini noodle recipe!
Everyone loves pasta! While it can be tempting to take the easy route and only add tomato sauce from the jar with your pasta, there are so many delicious ways to add lots of vegetables and protein to your dinner! Check out these pasta recipes that are perfect go-to healthy dinners when you’re low on time.