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14 Healthiest Vegetables on Earth

By Rachael Link<p>Vegetables are well-known for being good for your health. Most vegetables are low in calories but high in vitamins, minerals and fiber.<p>…

Nutrition

15 Classic Baked Goods Every Cook Should Know

Even realtors know that there’s nothing that makes a house feel like a home as much as the smell of fresh baked goods. That’s why they always use cookie-scented candles or pop a pie in the oven right before showing a new listing. A plate of fancy stuffed cookies sitting on the counter is oh-so …

5 Rules for Making an Ugly Birthday Cake

There is no dessert more special than a birthday cake. It's the most personal and celebratory of treats. Far superior to weeknight cookies and less …

Vegetarian Crockpot Taco Soup (With Vegan Option)

This Mexican-inspired vegetarian taco soup recipe with kidney beans, pinto beans, and black beans is easy, deliciously satisfying, and quick to …

3-Part Mirror Glaze Cake by Tasty

Chicken with Quick Mole Sauce Recipe

By: MacGregor Smith<p>Simple as can be and delicious! I goofed and put in 1/3 cup of dark chocolate chips (didn't read the measuring cup). For as simple …

Cooking

Snack Cake with Salted Caramel Frosting

This Snack Cake is perfect for cravings… when you want to whip up a quick and delicious treat just for you and your loved ones to share. This Snack …

Dessert

Taste Beyond The Tongue

How to Make a Baking Powder Substitute | MyRecipes

Say you're in the middle of making pancakes, and you realize that you're out of baking powder. You may be tempted to simply substitute baking soda …

This simple daily habit will raise your IQ by 23 percent, according to neuroscience

In less than the time it takes you to have breakfast, you could be raising your intelligence. Sound too good to be true? You might want to read …

Meditation

​​The Best Type of Exercise For Aging Muscles | Men’s Health

Not surprisingly, resistance training increased muscle mass and strength for all subjects. And cardio HIIT (high intensity interval training) improved the age-related decline in mitochondria. This study validates what we've known along, that it takes a strategic combination of strength and cardio …

Spaghetti Doughnuts May Sound Gross, But We Don't Deserve Their Deliciousness

Weird food combinations are kind of my jam for two reasons: I love to try new food and I'm usually pretty drunk so I'm not afraid of trying …

Pop Pasta, Unique Savory Donuts That Are Made Out of Spaghetti and Baked In Brooklyn

Pop Pasta is a Brooklyn bakery that specializes in creating truly unique donuts that are made from spaghetti. Getting their inspiration from frittata …

Recipes to Feed a Family (Kid-Approved!)

Ditch the chicken strips, mac n’ cheese and french fries for these family-friendly dishes.<p>Try one of these quick, easy, kid-friendly and healthy …

Slow Cookers

18 Vegan Snack Recipes to Satisfy Every Craving

It's easy enough to find vegan snacks; after all, things like store-bought hummus, fruit, and some crackers come that way naturally. But when a real craving hits, we tend to want something packed with tons of flavor—like a sweet-and-sour eggplant caponata for dipping, a batch of hearty homemade …

15 Shakshuka Recipes for Breakfast or Dinner

If you’re a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants kind of person who doesn’t like to plan out meals, then eggs are probably a constant in your kitchen. Whether they’re for a protein-filled breakfast or a last-minute dinner, eggs are a total lifesaver AND budget friendly. Since you’ve met your monthly quota …

5 Tips from Around the World for Making a Better Pot Roast

When we hear the words "pot roast," many of us think of the Sunday classic — a hunk of braised beef swimming in gravy and surrounded by tender …

7 Weeknight Dinners That Are Perfect For Spring

Because springtime is the best time!

Cooking

This Is How To Make A Crunchwrap Supreme At Home

Homemade is always better, right?<p>GET THE RECIPE HERE.<p>It's official: We're living in a Taco Bell-obsessed world. People are actually <i>choosing</i> to get …

Cooking

11 Vibrant Recipes To Ring In Spring

At last, spring has sprung! Birds, buds, butterflies — and, most importantly, a new slew of fresh seasonal produce: crisp asparagus, bright berries, sweet peas, fresh mint, and more. From Strawberries & Oranges in Citrus Syrup to Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting, these recipes are a delicious …

The difference between baking powder, baking soda and sodium bicarbonate

I have a rough idea of what most cake ingredients are.<p>Eggs come from chickens, flour from ground-up grains, butter from cows, sugar from plants (gold …

This Giant Cadbury Creme Egg Cheesecake Dip Recipe Is THE Easter Dessert

Yes, we went there. It’s childish, eye-wateringly calorific, and not exactly elegant, but holy crap — it’s the best Easter party dessert ever (you know: the party that involves you, the sofa, and cozy PJs with a very stretchy waistband). Although we were tempted to fill it with fondant (just like a …

Game-Changing Guacamole Recipes

POMEGRANATE & MANGO<p>This zesty dip is a fruit-lover’s dream. And with feta cheese and just a hint of garlic, it’s bursting with flavor.<p>CAJUN SHRIMP<p>Who …

Healthy Eating

9 Healthy Soup Recipes to Meal Prep This Week

Easy Vegetarian Dinners for Every Night of the Week

March is nearly over, Easter is just around the bend, and spring will be here any day, right? (Right?!?) Although the farmers' market—with its apple, …

10 Easy Dinner Recipes That Will Become Family Favorites

A recipe that the <i>entire</i> family loves is priceless — mainly because you won’t hear “I’m hungry” five minutes after clearing the table. From Grilled Chicken Fajitas to Turkey Burgers, these easy recipes will become some of you’re most requested. The best part? They’ve all been tested, perfected and …

13 Flatbread Recipes That Are Almost Better Than Pizza

We’d be lying if we said there was anything on this Earth better than pizza. But when you break it down, even the best recipes are comprised of just a few basic ingredients: bread, sauce, and toppings. On those days when you don’t feel like dealing with a complicated sauce or dough, why not try a …

Commit to Getting Fit With This 2-Week Video Workout Plan

Give us 30 minutes a day for 14 days straight, and by the end of this two-week video workout plan, you'll feel stronger, more energized, and more toned. Each week of the plan involves five days of workouts that include a mix of cardio, strength training, Pilates, or yoga. The other two days are …

Exercise

Chocolate, cardamom and caramel tear-apart bread - delicious. magazine

• 5g dried fast-action yeast<br>• 2 tbsp soft light brown sugar<br>• 450g strong white bread flour, plus extra for dusting<br>• 1 tsp salt<br>• 8 cardamom pods, seeds finely …

Dessert