Reno, Nevada - There are a few things that signify summer is in full swing: the sound of an ice cream truck driving down the street, catching lightning bugs on a warm night and outdoor picnics with your favorite fare. Between meal prep and setting up shop, packing the perfect picnic basket may seem like a chore, but it can be a walk in the park with a few quick tips.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Three square meals a day are a thing of the past. Busy schedules, diverse dietary preferences and the flow of modern life necessitate more flexible and convenient meals. Luckily, snacking is in the midst of a revolution. Traditional snacks like chips and pretzels have given way to bigger, better and healthier options that deliver both convenience and nutrition in one tasty package. Whether clean-label, organic, vegan or nutrient-added, it's up to ingredient suppliers and manufacturers to develop products that meet all of these demands. That's certainly a tall order.

Las Vegas, Nevada - While last summer was a record-setting high season for French Provencal rosé, all signs seem to point to a new European invasion this year; the shandy is having its moment.

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Las Vegas, Nevada - As the weather warms and schedules become packed with summer sports and activities, it can be easy to let your heart healthy diet slide to the bottom of the priority list. With a dash of planning and a spoonful of creativity, summer meals can taste as good as they are nutritious and give you the fuel you need to take advantage of the wonderful weather.

Las Vegas, Nevada - (NAPSI) - For kids on the go and adults on the move, for business trips and daily commutes, for family hikes and walks in the park, you want a treat that’s wholesome, portable and delicious.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - Delicious taste is just one reason almond milk is becoming so popular with both dairy-free and dairy drinkers. It’s rich in calcium, a good source of vitamins D, E and A, available in low calorie and low sugar varieties, and a simple swap for milk in recipes! Get your fix this summer with these three smoothies:

Las Vegas, Nevada - Chef Donald Robinson’s Food Program will begin showing to viewers as soon as the one year license fee is paid to the online vendor to connect the program on the Internet for viewers to login on Wednesdays and view FREE.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSA) - With popcorn on hand, you're only minutes away from a satisfying and healthful treat.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Consumer Reports tested a wide variety of packaged-food items containing corn or soy - and found that genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, are present in many common products including breakfast cereals, chips, and infant formula. Some carry labels like “natural,” suggesting that they don’t have these controversial ingredients.