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Watch and Learn How to Transform Raw Cacao Beans Into a Chocolate Bar

In his latest from-scratch project, How to Make Everything's Andy George is on a quest to make his own chocolate bar. While the final product is still in the works, this video shows George learning how to take raw cacao beans and make a Mexican-style bar.<p>There are two major steps to this process: …

Food

8 Hearty Chicken Recipes for Cold Winter Nights

On a cold winter night, a hot and comforting chicken dish is the perfect way to warm up. From Peruvian Roast Chicken to Filipino-Style Chicken Adobo, this flavorful recipe collection won't disappoint.<p><b>1. Peruvian-Style Roast Chicken with Green Sauce</b><p>This is my take on <i>Pollo a la Brasa</i>, the delicious …

Cooking

Is Portion Control Really the Key to Dieting Success?

Measuring Your Weight Loss Success is Often a Result of Measuring Your Food<p>I remember when I tipped the scales at over 450 pounds and began dieting …

Fitness

21 Crock-Pot Dump Dinners For Winter

Don't let the name scare you.<p>• <b>24 Dump Dinners You Can Make In A Crock-Pot</b><p>• <b>21 Vegetarian Dump Dinners For The Slow Cooker</b>

6 cholesterol-lowering foods you didn't know about

Certain foods have been shown to decrease heart disease risk by lowering LDL (bad) cholesterol levels and raising HDL (good) cholesterol. And while you probably know about the cholesterol-busting powers of fish, oatmeal, red wine, beans, and olive oil, if you’re looking for something new to keep …

Holistic Medicine

Slow cooker chili recipe

825 Shares<p>This post brought to you by Manwich. The content and opinions expressed below are that of The Typical Mom.<p>If you’ve never made chili in …

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8 Million People Have Watched This Video of a 3-Ingredient Cheesecake

Don't let looks fool you — this dessert is so easy to make.<p>Three-ingredient soufflé cheesecake, also known as Japanese cotton cheesecake, is a magical thing. It's blowing the minds of people on the Internet right now (myself included). With just three ingredients — eggs, dark or white chocolate, …

5 Ways to Eat Pizza Without Eating Pizza

All the flavors of pizza without the actual pizza.<p>This week, mathematicians developed new, innovative ways to slice a pizza into crazy, curvy, …

Curvy

5 Myths About Crock-Pot Cooking

PHOTO GALLERY<p>5 Things You Won't Believe You Can Make With a Slow Cooker

Cooking

How to Be Your Own Weight-Loss Tracker | Women's Health

So far, evidence suggests your inner ticktock may have an even bigger influence on your size than your metabolism or how many calories you consume. The more fine-tuned your natural rhythms, the easier it'll be to drop a few. Trouble is, your clock can be thrown off by the wrong foods, wonky sleep, …

11 Slow Cooker Recipes That Will Save You Money In The New Year

The New Year is an ideal time to reset your budget and get creative with ways to save money. By utilizing your trusty slow cooker, you'll get more bang for your buck, ultimately saving time and money in the short-and long-term. Not to mention, the delicious possibilities to experiment with from …

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On the Roku 4, new shows come to you

Access to hundreds of shows and movies is great, but perhaps the most frustrating thing about streaming media boxes is figuring out <i>what</i> to watch.<p>Players Roku 4, Apple TV, and Amazon Fire TV all incorporate some version of universal search, which allows you to simultaneously scan all your streaming …

Televisions

15 Light and Healthy Chili Recipes

Fall is coming, the weather is starting to change which means chili season is coming! Serve up a warm bowl of this comfort food perfect for football …

13 Mushroom Recipes for Meatless Mondays - Chowhound

Whether you’re a card-carrying vegetarian, an advocate for eating more conscientiously, or just have a solid appreciation for foods that grow out of …

6 weird diet tricks that actually work

Some clients come to me in search of a complete eating overhaul, including a meal plan with specific portions and recipes. Many others, however, simply want the shortcuts.<p>While it’s true that obtaining long-term weight loss success isn’t that simple, I am happy to report there are several …

Holistic Medicine

Fruits That Burn Belly Fat

Fruits are often talked about on both ends of the weight loss spectrum. Are there really fruits that burn belly fat? Some people argue that eating a …