Houston Native Overcomes Tragedy to Become Youngest African-American Chick-fil-A OwnerOperator in Texas

In August 2018, 29-year-old Joe Anderson will open Chick-fil-A 45 & Almeda as the youngest African-American Chick-fil-A Owner-Operator in Texas. A Third Ward native and lover of food, Anderson was determined to succeed as an entrepreneur in the food and ...

IHOP says it's changing name to IHOb. Huh?

IHOP stands for International House of Pancakes. The chain has been around for 60 years and has used the IHOP acronym since 1973. So what in the name of a Rooty Tooty Fresh 'N Fruity is IHOP thinking by changing ...

Starbucks' Howard Schultz: 'Big difference' between my qualifications and Trump's

Outgoing Starbucks Executive Chairman Howard Schultz won't say for sure whether he's going to run for president. But he implied he's more qualified for the job than the business executive who currently holds the title.

Perfect Pops for Every Occasion

No matter what kind of events you have on your social calendar, you can pop up delicious treats that are sure to be a hit.

Tomatoes: Timely tips (and terms) for a super-satisfying summer crop

Tomatoes are the most popular vegetable in home gardens across America; most gardeners agree nothing tastes better than a homegrown tomato! It’s important to understand common tomato terms, often seen on tomato plant tags and the basics of growing tomatoes… ...

A Transplant Family Is Celebrating BIG This Month New Liver = New Life for a COTA Child and Her Family

For years to come, June will be a month full of celebration and joy for the Terry family of Canfield, Ohio. But when their daughter, Jasmine, was born six years ago this month little did they know just two years ...

5 Tips for Healthy Summer Hydration

Summer provides countless opportunities to get outside for hiking, biking and running around with friends and family. However, having fun in the sun also requires proper hydration.

5 Ways Cooking Benefits Your Mental State

It’s no secret that cooking healthy food provides benefits to our bodies, but there’s also evidence that the act of preparing meals can benefit our minds as well.

H-E-B Voluntarily Issues a Precautionary Recall

Committed to the quality of its products, H-E-B is voluntarily issuing an all-store precautionary recall for H-E-B Ode to Olives Sliced Salad Olives in 10-ounce glass jars with a best by date of Nov. 3, 2019 due to the possible ...

Texans Join Historic BBQ Restaurant Grand Opening and Food Challenge

Houston staple and iconic Third Ward smokehouse, Ray's Real Pit BBQ Shack kick-offs Memorial Day weekend with a Grand-Opening celebration and the launch of their first BBQ Food Challenge! This celebration and 5-pound smoked enthused eating competition is slated for ...

Flirting with a Ketogenic Diet for Weight Loss and Health

In my younger years, I was used to always being at the top of my game physically. I was an athlete. I played lacrosse in high school and college. I played tennis. I lifted weights. I skied. But like most ...

Trouble in Big Food: America's cereal, soda and soup companies are in turmoil

America's cereal, soda and soup companies are having a rough 2018. General Mills, Campbell Soup, Hershey and Pepsi are all failing to convince investors they have a plan to navigate shoppers' changing tastes.

5 Tips to Meal Prep Like a Pro

Dinner can be a daunting task for any family with multiple mouths to feed. Factor in complex schedules and individual tastes, and a family meal can become a stressful thought for home cooks.

Meet the First Black Woman Owner and Operator of a Nationally Distributed Vodka

Vanessa Braxton is the owner and CEO of Black Momma Vodka, a company that offers various unique flavors of handcrafted, gluten-free vodka. As the first African-American woman to own a nationally distributed vodka, she stays true to her motto of ...

Black Woman From Canada Among One of the First Patients to be Cured of Sickle Cell Anemia

Revee Agyepong, a 26-year-old Black woman from Canada, has been the first adult to be cured of sickle cell anemia. Through a stem cell transplant and with the help of her loving sister and the doctors, she became the living ...