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November 01, 2018

Festive Flavors to Try

The holidays are the perfect time to gather with friends and family to celebrate the season....more»
November 01, 2018

Quick Ways to Freshen Up Your Home for Fall

As fall weather sets in, many homeowners take advantage of cooler days to spruce up their living spaces since they're confined indoors....more»
October 01, 2018

No Tricks, All Treat!

Pumpkins are everywhere in fall, from carved jack-o'-lanterns to lattes to pie. Why not try something completely new and cook up the following recipe for Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap Crust? Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap Crust Serves 8 to 10 | Reprinted courtesy of Lori Longbotham's "Luscious Creamy Desserts" (Chronicle Books) Ingredients: Crust 11⁄2 cups gingersnap cookie crumbs 1⁄2 cup finely chopped hazelnuts 6 tbsp unsalted butter, melted 1⁄4 cup sugar Filling 11⁄2 pounds cream cheese, at room temperature 1⁄2 cup packed light brown sugar 1⁄4 cup granulated sugar 2 large eggs 2 large egg yolks 11⁄2 tbsp all-purpose flour 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice 1 cup solid-pack pumpkin purée (not pumpkin pie mix) 1⁄2 cup sour cream 2 tsp pure vanilla extract Directions 1....more»
September 01, 2018

New Research Links Refrigerator Staple to Teenage Height

Study finds drinking more milk growing up is associated with increased height at 17

Drinking real dairy milk is especially important for growing kids, and new research suggests regularly drinking more milk throughout childhood is associated with an increase in teenage height, according to a new study in "The Journal of Nutrition....more»
September 01, 2018

Certified Healthy—New Designation for Four Local Restaurants

Four local restaurants were recently designated “Certified Healthy” by Kern County Public Health Services in an effort to help combat some of the lifestyle-related diseases that plague our county....more»
September 01, 2018

New Bakersfield Restaurant Goes Red, White, and Blue for ADAKC

Burgerim, a new Bakersfield restaurant, recently held a family-friendly fundraiser to benefit ADAKC (Alzheimer’s Disease Association Kern County), and donated 20 percent of its sales for the day....more»
September 01, 2018

Popping Up Sweet Fall Treats

When it's time for a sweet treat, look for seasonal goodies that complement fun fall activities....more»
September 01, 2018

Celebrate Pizza Month!

Try this Twist on Classic Pizza!

As the fall season begins, kids go back to school and schedules once again book up with activities.
August 01, 2018

School Mornings Made Easy

Most parents know the first few weeks of school season and new daily routines can be hectic....more»
August 01, 2018

Healthy Lunch Packing From Dread to Doable

Welcome to August, when kids head back to school and parents everywhere commit themselves to packing nutritious, delicious lunches their kids will love....more»
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