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BEggs are a low-carbohydrate food and have a very low glycemic index score. This makes them a good source of protein for people with diabetes. The American Diabetes Association state that eggs are a suitable food for people with diabetes. Having a low glycemic index score means that they hav…

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It happens easily­—we take more food at the buffet than we can eat, or the last potato in the bag “goes bad” before it gets used. Maybe that large jar of pasta sauce is more than you can use at one meal, but the leftover portion just gets old in the refrigerator.

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If you are looking for a place to put a porch swing, take a look at the Hopkins (402-24). The long, covered porch of this Country-Contemporary home provides an eye-appealing facade as it sweeps across the front and around one side.

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Easter is a time to celebrate with friends and family. You can create a crowd-pleasing brunch with affordable, high-quality ingredients, wine and tablescape decor.

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Dan Robbins isn’t a household name you’d recognize. But chances are some of his artistic work is still hanging in your grandparents’ finished basement with the shag carpeting, or is tucked away in a dusty box of your dad’s things in the attic.

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Plan ahead for your weekend brunch with this delicious Farmer’s Casserole recipe. You’ll enjoy this hearty combination of meat, cheese, eggs and a little bit of spice with some jalapeños. You can also prepare this recipe the night before and let it chill till you are ready to pop it in the oven.

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The egg has long been a symbol of new beginnings. Now eggs are celebrating a new chapter in our diet because the 2015 version of the Dietary Guidelines lifted the limit on dietary cholesterol.

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The Dykstra (405-11) is a very elegant looking home of 2,350 square feet. The façade has numerous windows, varied rooflines acting as accents, and an elongated two-car garage facing the street. Brick has been used to complement the wood siding and shake roof.

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In a continuing effort to help Americans make healthy food choices, and in honor of National Nutrition Month, U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced a new campaign to help simplify the nutrition information that surrounds us each day.

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“Whenever we work cattle, have a crew out to help or need to work together on a project, I know that I can never go wrong with the cheesy, meaty greatness that is my 'Farm-ous Lasagna.' Each person on our crew plays an integral part in the success of the farm. And the only thing that determi…

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Problem: I have a challenge that is pretty serious to me. My wife told me that our daughter has said to her that she wishes she was dead. My wife made me promise not to bring it up to our daughter, but I think that is not a good way to handle it. You read about and see on television about ki…

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With many costs rising, teens and young adults who typically enjoy spending time with their friends can find it more difficult to cover the cost of dinner and a movie or other activities. Older teens and young adults, who learn and practice money management and saving strategies may be bette…

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While it can be easy to fall into a routine of cooking the same recipes week in and week out, getting creative with mealtime can be as easy as making simple swaps and trying new flavor combinations with fresh, high-quality ingredients.

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Brick detailing and Victorian styling gives the Catalpa (333-143) an exterior rich in striking details. Most dramatic is the two-level arched window. Wide bay windows accentuate the curves, a country-style front porch with turned posts creates a welcoming entrance, and varied rooflines add v…

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To build a strong team, you must see someone else’s strength as a complement to your weakness not a threat to your position or authority—Christine Caine.

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The Association (403-15) is a small home; a little less than 1,600 square feet, but it does not feel small if you are standing in any of the communal living areas. And it’s naturally bright. Every room has a large window, with the exception of the living room, which has four.

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When it’s cold outside and snow blankets the ground, try heating up the oven and whipping up a batch of Snowball Cookies. These cookies are crisp on the outside and soft on the inside, and with a hint of coconut added to the frosting, your senses might think you’ve been transported to a trop…

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Crafting quick, easy, nutritious meals is one of the most common goals for home chefs, yet it may sometimes be difficult to keep the menu feeling fresh and new. By introducing a variety of ingredients, you can broaden the horizons of your family’s dinner options.

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Does your family struggle to get the most nutrition for the dollars you spend at the grocery store? Building meals based around the most low-cost, health-promoting foods is one way to cut costs at the same time you boost nutrition and your family’s health.

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Open spaces and plenty of room are available for growing families in the sprawling 2,886-square-foot, two-story Schram (401-31). From the wrap-around front porch to the unfinished basement, this is a home that allows you to decide how the space is to be used.

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When the weather is frightfully cold and you need something quick to warm you up, try this recipe for Tomato-Tortellini Soup. The ingredients can be kept on hand for when your day runs long and your time runs short. With only 4 ingredients, you’ll be warm and cozy in no time.

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It’s tough deciphering your farmer’s hand gestures when you’re backing a trailer or working cattle. It can be frustrating when one partner repeatedly insists on tokens of affection and gets upset when you miss important dates because you’re in the middle of planting corn.

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Does your family struggle to make your food dollars stretch to the end of the month? There are many ways to save money on the foods that you eat. The three main steps are planning before you shop, purchasing the items at the best price, and preparing meals that stretch your food dollars. The…

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When refrigerators and freezers suffer a loss of electrical power, the refrigerated and frozen foods inside can become susceptible to foodborne contaminants in just a few hours.

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Most people do not think twice about keeping themselves hydrated during the hot summer months. However, keeping your body hydrated is important all year long, even in the winter.

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It is estimated that older adults lose billions of dollars to scammers each year. However, there is good news. Last year the Federal Trade Commission noted that older consumers are more likely to report they’ve been victimized by financial exploitation than their younger counterparts.

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Life is expensive at any age, and during retirement your income is often less than it once was. For this reason, a reverse mortgage may seem appealing; however, 2013 federal changes dramatically increased the complexity of the loan for consumers. It is now even more important for potential b…

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Brick accents, a front gable and a railed, wrap-around covered porch add to the country-style charm of the Wehba (405-33). It is a medium-sized home revolving around a large living room. Quiet rooms—the den and master suite—are to the left of the living room and the children’s rooms are to t…

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Moms pride themselves on serving their families wholesome, homemade meals. But here’s the reality: 60 percent of moms think that coming up with dinner ideas is more difficult than getting their children to go to bed on time. Moreover, 61 percent of moms frequently order takeout or go out to …

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For everyone who receives vases of flowers on Valentine’s Day, or anytime of the year, here are a couple of tips and tricks to help get the most out of your flowers. Follow these helpful guidelines to help extend the life of your flowers.

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Family living spaces are a top priority in the Westminster (332-230), a contemporary two-story country style home with plenty of room for a large family to spread out. A long wrap-around covered porch in front, and a wide deck in the back provide additional options outdoors.