Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSA) - Gluten-free baked goods are something many people appreciate for their health and comfort.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - Today’s cooks have their pick of exotic spices, but these ingredients were once rare enough to inspire wars, send explorers on missions around the globe and, by some accounts, even factor in the purchase of theisland ofManhattan by the Dutch.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, kids aren’t getting nearly enough fruits and veggies in their daily diets, but you can help yours get the nutrients they need and like it.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - For the perfect juicy turkey this holiday or for your next tailgating party, cook a flavorful, deep-fried turkey in 100 percent peanut oil in half the time. Roasting a turkey can take many hours, making it hard to get a crispy skin without drying out the meat. Deep-frying a turkey in 100 percent peanut oil produces a delicious, tender and juicy bird with crispy skin in much less time and frees up oven space.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - Some may be surprised to learn that duck and Mexican-style dishes pair well together. In fact, both domestic and wild duck have been used in Mexican cuisine for centuries.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - Being diagnosed with diabetes doesn’t mean your life needs to lack flavor. While it’s important to pay attention to what you eat, there’s no need to sacrifice the sweet. Here are a few quick tips and simple substitutions to help you make healthier choices and get your taste buds talking:

Las Vegas, Nevada - You may find that cancer or cancer treatment has affected your sense of taste. Food may seem to lack flavor or taste too sweet, salty or metallic. Usually these changes are temporary and will improve with time. In the meantime, do what you can to maintain your calorie intake and meet your body's protein, vitamin and mineral needs.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Recipe: Gazpacho with garbanzo beans

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - Here’s food for thought: You may be able to nudge your family in the right direction toward healthful eating if you heed these four facts and hints.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Recipe: Grilled flank steak salad with roasted corn vinaigrette: