All About Tastebuds

Mon, May 5, 2014 4:48 pm

Our viewing and listening area is an extraordinary environment for a multitude of reasons, and, the premise of my opinion is how we experience all four seasons like we do. I look forward to the change in our climate and all the sights and scents that accompany our springs, summers, falls and winters; however, as eagerly as I invite a season in I’m just as eager to see it go and wave on a new one. This latest winter did pack a punch and most of us had doubts not that spring would arrive, but, WHEN it would arrive!!!

Fri, Apr 25, 2014 2:54 pm

Following a balanced, healthy diet is a major challenge faced by many college students. Busy schedules and limited budgets quickly increase the appeal of fast food and frozen meals, and dining halls are often filled with less than ideal options. In addition to the dreaded weight gain that so often accompanies life at school, poor eating habits developed while in college have long-term effects that carry far beyond graduation. There is no easy solution to this dilemma, but here are a day’s worth of quick, cheap and easy recipes to help kick-start a healthier diet!

Wed, Apr 9, 2014 4:33 pm

Spring is a great time to try out new recipes, and these Easter-themed treats are perfect for holiday festivities or a DIY project with the kids!

Oreo Bunny Truffles

• 1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened

• 3 cups finely crushed Oreo cookies

• 4 (4 oz.) pkg. vanilla almond bark, broken into pieces, melted

• Mini marshmallows

• Pink sanding sugar

• Heart sprinkles

• Vanilla almond bark

• Blue food color

• Toothpicks

Thu, Mar 27, 2014 10:26 am

As a high school senior, you can probably suspect (no guarantee) that I’m counting down the days until commencement. With the arrival closely approaching, my time is being cut short with the stress of prom, finalizing my college plans and exams so I barely have time to think about what I’m going to serve my friends and family the day before the life I’ve known for eighteen years ends. So I’ve taken the time to research and conduct a few ways to make food the least of your worries with all of the craziness surrounding my fellow graduating seniors.

Thu, Mar 13, 2014 2:02 pm

This blog has been provided by Live Healthy Appalachia, a non-profit agency that aims to improve health and well-being in the Appalachian region. 

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