Category: Fall

Artist Spotlight: Charley Harper

Today’s artist spotlight is on the American Modern artist, Charley Harper. He was born on the family farm in Frenchton, West Virginia, on August 4, 1922. Growing up, he not only had the farm to explore, but also the Appalachian hills, where he spent time wandering the land and observing the wildlife. This upbringing suited …

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Simple Twists to Enhance Classic Thanksgiving Fare

Family and friends make Thanksgiving special, but it’s the food that’s always the center of attention. From juicy turkey and creamy potatoes to zesty cranberries and buttery rolls, nobody leaves the table hungry. This year, delight guests by making the classic foods they love but with a few simple twists that will leave taste buds …

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5 Coloring Pages to Add Some Fun to Your Kids’ Thanksgiving Break

Add some creative time for the kids, as well as some peace of mind for the parents, to this year’s Thanksgiving break with these fun and festive coloring pages. Click on each image for the full, printable coloring page. 1. Happy Thanksgiving 2. Native Americans 3. Fall Garden 4. Pumpkin Pattern 5. Turkey

Keto Cranberry Shortbread Cookies

One of the greatest pleasures of the holidays is enjoying traditional flavors of the season. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to indulge without discarding all your wellness goals. You can enjoy festive foods if you plan ahead for holiday events, and make dishes that aren’t loaded with carbs and sugar — but still satisfy …

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A Bounty of Choices at the Farmers’ Market (with an Acorn Squash Soup Recipe)

A Bounty of Choices Still Remain at the Farmers’ Market As the leaves turn and a chill is in the air, the bounty of fall harvest is still available at your local farmers’ market. The variety is less, but there is still plenty to choose from including beans, lettuce, various squashes, pumpkins and root vegetables. …

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Cozy Cold-Weather Recipes to Warm You Right Up

As the temperatures dip outside, find warmth in the kitchen with simple meals that taste great and keep you energized. Here are two cozy recipes that feature nourishing and comforting ingredients like rice, for long-lasting energy that won’t weigh you down. French Onion Rice Bake Prep time: 10 minutesCook time: 2 hoursServes: 4 – 6 …

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Pumpkin Protein Breakfast Cookies

Vegan breakfast cookies packed with pumpkin and anti-inflammatory ingredients It’s pumpkin season, and these delicious cookies, which are high in soluble fibre, omega-3 fatty acids and protein will keep you satisfied for hours. Soluble fibre plays a role in lowering inflammation, stabilizing blood sugar, reducing cholesterol levels and supporting overall gut health, say dietitians at …

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3 Minute Pumpkin DIY

Pumpkin carving has become a traditional activity used to celebrate the upcoming of Halloween for many years now. The uprising of pumpkin patches in local neighborhoods and grocery stores have made finding a perfectly plump pumpkin an easy task. However, the actual carving part is another story. Cutting through a meaty, bulky pumpkin can be …

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The Folklore of Pumpkin Carving

How did pumpkins become a symbol for Halloween and when did we start to carve pumpkins? The carving of pumpkins has certainly evolved from a jack o’ lantern face of two triangle eyes, triangle nose, and carved teeth, to anything from elaborate animals to the Millennium Falcon in Star Wars. Pumpkins are a symbol of …

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Halloween Party Food Ideas & A Sophisticated Pumpkin Soup Recipe

Halloween party food can be really fun to make, it’s the time of the year when you can make your food look unappetizing and people will still want to eat it. Children love the thrill of eating what they think is dismembered body parts and ordinary food that has been dyed fun colors. If you …

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