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Knorr to Deliver Free Local Fresh Produce in Manhattan for National Farmers Market Week

Knorr to Deliver Free Local Fresh Produce in Manhattan for National Farmers Market Week

To celebrate National Farmers Market Week, Knorr is making local fresh produce deliveries on a first-come, first-serve basis until this Thursday, August 9, to Manhattan only. How do you receive a fresh, delicious meal straight at your door step? Th...

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A Wallet-Friendly Whole Foods Market 365 Opens In Fort Greene, Brooklyn

A Wallet-Friendly Whole Foods Market 365 Opens In Fort Greene, Brooklyn

For those of us who love the quality of produce and foods offered at Whole Foods, but hate what it does to our wallets, we have good news! Whole Foods Market 365, a budget-friendly version of the popular grocery store chain, recently opened in Fort...

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Longford’s Ice Cream Unveils Mobile Scoop Truck

Longford’s Ice Cream Unveils Mobile Scoop Truck

Longford’s Ice Cream has a mobile scoop truck, to be reserved for events from March to November, serving ice cream, sundaes, and milkshakes.

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Food Delivery Services in the NY Metro Area

Food Delivery Services in the NY Metro Area

A roundup of grocery, meal, restaurant, and make-your-own meal delivery services available in the New York metro area, plus snack box subscription services.

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QUIZ: What NYC Food Are You?

QUIZ: What NYC Food Are You?

Between pizza shops on every corner and 24 hour diners, there’s simply no better place to be a foodie than in the Big Apple. Take our quiz and find out which NYC food you most identify with.

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Jolirose Cake Shop Opens in Valley Cottage

Jolirose Cake Shop Opens in Valley Cottage

A new bakery, Jolirose Cake Shop, openes in Valley Cottage, NY.

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Eat Your Way Around the World (in Queens!)

Eat Your Way Around the World (in Queens!)

No need to get in an airplane to give your kids a taste of cuisines from a wide array of cultures. Just hop on the subway to Queens to dip your spoon in the melting pot!

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4 Food Safety Tips for Summer

4 Food Safety Tips for Summer

Whether you're cooking outside on the grill this summer or grabbing a bite at a street fair or ball game, follow these tips from the USDA to help keep your family safe from foodborne illness, which is much more common in the warmer months.

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Top 10 Tips for Cooking on the Grill

Top 10 Tips for Cooking on the Grill

Before you fire up the grill for your next backyard barbecue, check out the top 10 grilling tips from the experts at Omaha Steaks. Follow these best practices to avoid common grilling mistakes and make sure your food tastes delicious every time.

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Graze on This

Founded by a Connecticut mom, Graze Delivered brings Vermont-fresh organic and sustainable foods to homes and offices across the tri-state area, helping families be more conscious of what they're eating and where it comes from.

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Easy One-Dish Meals Great for Winter

What's for dinner? Well, come winter, when hearty stews, casseroles, and soups top your list of meals, the answer is easy: A warming, one-pot wonder.

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Custom Cake Shop Opens in Mamaroneck

ABC Cakes opened March 20 in Mamaroneck, NY, offering customized cakes, cupcakes, baking classes, and in-store birthday parties.

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Cooking Tips and Shortcuts for Novice Chefs

Addicted to "Top Chef" but still unsure about your own culinary abilities? These four easy cooking tips and shortcuts from "The Lazy Gourmet" cookbook will give you the confidence you need in the kitchen.

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New Website Eases Dining-Out Worries for Food Allergy Sufferers

AllergyEats.com is a guide to allergy-friendly restaurants across the country.

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Raising Your Family Vegetarian

Raising your children as vegetarians is a personal choice more and more parents are making due to health and environmental benefits. If you're among them, read on for tips and advice on how to help your family stick to a vegetarian diet without sac...

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How to Throw a Great BBQ

From Memorial Day to Labor Day, nothing spells family summer party quite like a great bbq and cookout. So grab the kids, buy the burgers and dogs, light up the grill, and prepare to start the summer off right. With so many tasty bbq recipes and fun...

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Family-Approved Watermelon Recipe: Shrimp Watermelon Sate

Kids love watermelon, and while eating it plain more than satisfies, why not put a fun twist on a summertime classic? Check out this recipe for shrimp watermelon sate. Parents will love the healthy component, and kids will think they're getting awa...

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Family-Approved Watermelon Recipe: Watermelon Donuts

Kids love watermelon, and while eating it plain more than satisfies, why not put a fun twist on a summertime classic? Check out this recipe for watermelon donuts. Parents will love the healthy component, and kids will devour their favorite summer t...

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How to Select and Store the Perfect Watermelon

Watermelon may be a classic summer favorite for kids and parents, but choosing a perfectly sweet and juicy one from the bin at the local grocery can be difficult. Use the following tips to ensure your watermelon is a prime pick and then use it in a...

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Rockland Mom Opens Cookie Girl Bake Shop in New City

When Stacey Damesek became a stay-at-home mom a few years ago, the former art teacher quickly realized she needed a creative outlet to avoid going stir crazy. Damesek opened Cookie Girl Bake Shop in November, offering custom cake and cookie creatio...

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CB Kitchen and Bar in New City, NY Offers Family Dining Program

CB Kitchen and Bar opened in September to rave reviews for its traditional American grub and was soon named one of the top new restaurants in Rockland County by CBS News. Owner Dan Alexander, who also owns Café Barcel in Nyack, says he was inspired...

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How to Use Your Freezer: Tips from 'America's Dinner Mom'

Jeanne Muchnick, also known as "America's Dinner Mom," shares why she loves her freezer, and why you should too.

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The Cupcake Corner Too Opens in Garden City, NY

The Cupcake Corner has opened a second location, The Cupcake Corner Too, in Garden City, NY, offering party planning for all types of special events.

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Stuff We Like for Kids: Fun with Food

Check out these cool products for children that are all about making food fun, including veggie-filled cookies and a sippy cup you and your little one will both love.

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How to Have Better Dinner Conversations with Your Family

How to Have Better Dinner Conversations with Your Family

Getting your kids to open up and actually talk over the dinner table can seem like a monumental feat. Help the conversation flow with advice from Jeanne Muchnick, "America's Dinner Mom."

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Kid-Friendly Recipe from Weight Watchers: Turkey and Rice 'Mice'

This fun recipe from Weight Watchers is easy to make, low in calories and fat, and a hit with the kids!

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Holiday Recipe: Peppermint Creams

This traditional holiday recipe, from "Christmas Cooking with Kids" by Annie Rigg, makes a sweet and festive treat. Plus, it's easy for kids and perfect for families to make together.

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Holiday Recipe: Marshmallow Snowmen

This recipe, from "Christmas Cooking with Kids" by Annie Rigg, is definitely for little hands! These cute chaps are such fun to make and look gorgeous on the Christmas table. Why not make one snowman for each person as a place setting?

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Kids in the Kitchen: The Benefits of Cooking with Your Children

Yeah, sometimes it's messy as all get-out. But cooking with your kids is always fun — and rife with teaching opportunities.

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Flik Independent School Dining Wins 2010 Whole Grains Challenge Grand Prize

Flik Independent School Dining, provider of dining services for over 120 independent and private schools nationwide, won grand prize in the 2010 Whole Grains Challenge, a campaign of the Whole Grains Council.

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'Power' Drinks and Supplements: Are They Harmful to Kids?

How to keep your young athlete revved up without unnecessary energy supplements or "power" products.

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Easy Meals for Busy Moms: How to Fit Healthy Eating into Your Family's Hectic Schedule

Registered dietician Lorraine Danowski offers advice on how to prepare healthy meals and snacks for your family - fast! Danowski offers tasty but mindful options for those looking to lose weight, maintain weight, or just get healthier.

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Manhattan Mompreneur: Gigi Lee Chang, Founder of Plum Organics

Gigi Lee Chang, Manhattan mom and founder of Plum Organics, talks to us about her organic baby food line, including what inspired her, how she started the business, and what's next.

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Healthy After-School Snacks: Tips from 'America's Dinner Mom'

"America's Dinner Mom" Jeanne Muchnick gives parents healthy snack ideas to serve their hungry kids after school - say goodbye to the grumpies!

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Easy, Go-To Snacks for Kids

Jeanne Muchnick, "America's Dinner Mom," offers parents a list of easy and healthy snack ideas that will appease hungry little ones.

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How to Get Your Kids to Try New Foods

Is your child a picky eater? We asked the experts, including health counselors and nutritionists, for their best tips on how to get your child to eat (and like!) new - and healthy - foods.

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MomBiz: Jill Brack's Gluten-Free Goodies

Jill Brack, a Manhattan mom of one who founded Glow™ Gluten Free, talks to us about having celiac disease, starting her own business, and getting inspiration from daughter Stella.

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Overcoming Childhood Obesity: How Parents Have Slimmed Their Kids Down

Child obesity has reached epidemic rates and become one of the leading health concerns in the country, causing heart disease, high blood pressure, and other health complications. While causes and treatment can overwhelm parents, the first line of d...

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Serve the Right Food at Your Child's Birthday Party: Tips from the Experts

Food at parties seems to be an increasingly challenging issue. Some parents have gone organic, while more kids are diagnosed with allergies and lactose intolerances, and then there is the old-fashioned picky eater. See what advice the experts had f...

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Family Food: Super Snacks for the Super Bowl

Mix up some yummy (and healthy!) snacks the whole family will love, then settle in with your loved ones for the big game.

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How to Fight the Flu Naturally

Find out how these eight super foods can help prevent the flu and keep your immune system healthy - the natural way.

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Just for Moms: 8 Diets for the New Year

Just for Moms: 8 Diets for the New Year

Resolving to shed some pounds in 2017? Check out our list of eight great diets to find the one that fits your lifestyle and weight loss goals.

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Best Eating Habits: The Top 10 List for 2010

Start the new decade off right with these healthy eating tips for you and your family, courtesy of Maggie Moon, registered dietitian and corporate nutritionist for FreshDirect.

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Manhattan MomBiz: Sara Leand's Scrumptious Sweets

After leaving a successful career in television production, new mom Sara Leand decided to go back to the gourmet cookie business she started in college: the Sara Snacker Cookie Company.

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New and Noteworthy Products for Kids and Parents - November 2009

Take a look at our November 2009 list of new and noteworthy products for kids and parents.

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Fresh Food for the Holidays

Just in time for the holidays, FreshDirect, specializing in high quality foods at reasonable prices delivered right to your door, has introduced gift cards! These make great gifts for just about anyone living in the New York metropolitan and New Je...

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Butternut Squash Bread Pudding

Check out this scrumptious side dish for the family meal!

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Veggie Side Dish

Children (and adults) might actually enjoy brussel sprouts with this inventive side dish!

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Roast Tomatoes

Try this delicious addition the the family dinner!

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Maximize Your Meals and Not Your Waistline: A Guide to Keeping the Holidays Lite and Festive

Now the meal is over and you are going through that terrible cycle of holiday remorse. Sure, it's great to be able to indulge in some festive food favorites, but there is always that guilt afterward.

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