Scottsdale, Arizona - Yes, you can have your cake and eat it for dinner. Savory cakes and fritters are an excellent way to eat fish, shellfish and seasonal vegetables. Keep them healthy by baking and minimizing the filler.

Yuma, Arizona - This beautiful side salad mixes the flavors of sweet beets, savory gorgonzola and tangy vinaigrette. Chopped apple, celery and walnuts add crunch:

Yuma, Arizona - Shrimp may sound fancy, but it cooks in minutes. So it's a surprisingly good choice for weeknight cooking. Switch up your usual chicken routine, and pick up some shrimp from your favorite seafood market or grocery store.

Yuma, Arizona - Little Bella Miller of Plainwell, MI told her family she wanted teddy bears for her sixth birthday- lots of them, reports the Association of Mature American Citizens [AMAC].  She wanted enough of the stuffed animals to hand out to fire, police and Emergency Medical Service personnel in her community.  It seems they were running low on the cuddly bears they used to comfort kids in trouble.  She received more than 300 of them.

Yuma, Arizona - The Grand Canyon has long inspired deep emotions and responses. For the Native Americans who lived there, the canyon was home, full of sacred meanings. For the first European settlers to see it, the canyon drove them to great exploration adventures and Wild West dreams of wealth. The canyon also held deep importance for America’s pioneer conservationists such as Teddy Roosevelt, John Muir, and Aldo Leopold, and it played a central role in the emerging environmental movement.