• How to grow your own tomatoes

    Five Tips for Growing Tomatoes at Home

    Growing tomatoes is often the motivation for starting a vegetable garden, and every tomato lover dreams of growing the best tomato: juicy, sweet, aromatic and, of course, blemish free. Perfection. Unfortunately, tomatoes are prone to more problems than other veggies in your garden. The...

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  • Indoor spider plant

    The Best Plants to Grow Indoors

    During the cold, drizzly months, it’s hard not to long for warmer days. And even after winter is technically over, the Kansas weather can remain dreary and chilled for months to come. To add a little brightness in your home without relying on Mother Nature, try growing indoor plants....

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  • Craft activities for kids

    Six Ways to Keep the Kids Active Indoors

    When nasty weather hits, being indoors for long stretches can make everyone in the house a little stir crazy. To keep the kids — and yourself — sane during rain or cold or whatever else life throws at you, try a few of these indoor activities.  1. Cook Together Breakfast, lunch or...

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  • Most popular fad diets

    Today’s Top Trend Diets

    What's the best diet? We break down some popular diets and trends to help you find a great match for you.

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  • Sugar vs High fructose corn syrup

    Which Is Better: Sugar or High-Fructose Corn Syrup

    High-fructose corn syrup has gotten a bad rap, but it’s not as bad as people fear. In fact, it’s almost identical to table sugar in how our bodies process it. And what about  the corn syrup we use to make pecan pie? Where does that fit in? Choosing the best option can get downright...

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  • Foods that are high in protein

    Animal Protein vs Plant Protein

    Here’s a question we get a lot: Which is better, animal protein or plant protein? Our short answer is, both! Including both sources of protein is crucial in a well-balanced diet. We’ll break down why.

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  • Is meat safe to eat - boy eating hamburger

    Are Hormones in Beef Safe?

    Hormones are sometimes used in beef production and many people have questions about them. Is the beef safe to eat? Why use hormones anyway? What’s the process? We want to shed some light on all these questions so you can feel confident that beef is safe for you and your family to eat.

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  • Raw Milk: is it safe to drink

    Get the Facts About Raw Milk

    Perhaps you’ve heard about raw milk. Some people believe it’s a healthy, wholesome form of dairy. However, raw milk can contain harmful bacteria. That’s why it’s illegal for raw milk to be sold in retail outlets in Kansas, although farmers can sell raw milk directly on their farms. We...

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  • How to cook sorghum

    How to Cook with Sorghum

    Have you tried cooking with sorghum? This grain has been around for centuries, but it’s recently started to become popular in kitchens across the United States. You can find it alongside grains like bulgur and quinoa at your grocery store. Sorghum has a slightly nutty flavor and goes...

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  • Lean cuts of meat and heart health

    Eating Lean Red Meat Can Support Heart Health

    Too often, eating well seems to mean giving up eating things we love! On top of that, diet trends are always shifting and it’s hard to separate fad from fact. A new study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition gave us good news on both fronts.

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