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

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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>On a cold winter night, a hot and comforting chicken dish is the perfect way to warm up. From …

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Is Portion Control Really the Key to Dieting Success?

I remember when I tipped the scales at over 450 pounds and began dieting the sane way (eating less, moving more, getting plenty of sleep and drinking …

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>

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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 …

Slow cooker chili recipe

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 your slow …

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, …

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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, …

5 Myths About Crock-Pot Cooking

Do you need to brown meat ahead of time? And is it just for soups and stews? A pro explains.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>5 Things You Won't Believe You Can Make With a Slow Cooker

How to Be Your Own Weight-Loss Tracker

Use this schedule to help recalibrate your internal body clock and reap the pounds-dropping benefits!<p>This year's most hyped timepiece isn't another new Apple product. It's free, it dates back millennia, and you already own it.<p>We're talking about your internal body clock—the one that regulates all …

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 …

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 …

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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 …

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 …