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18 Fast, Healthy Breakfast Ideas

These nutritious morning meals are quick to prepare. Enjoy them at home—or as you’re sprinting out the door.<p>1 of 20<p>Mustard, Avocado, and Dill on a …

Healthy Eating

These Insanely Soft Sugar Cookies Taste Just Like Childhood

These will take you back.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>Cookies<p>3½ cups flour<p>1½ teaspoons baking soda<p>¼ teaspoon salt<p>¾ cup sugar<p>1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature<p>1 egg<p>½ cup sour cream<p>1 teaspoon vanilla<p>Frosting<p>½ cup unsalted butter, at room temperature<p>2 cups powdered sugar<p>2 tablespoons milk<p>1. …

Dessert

Outstanding Pasta Salad Recipes, Because You Deserve Better

Give pasta salad the makeover it deserves.<p>Pasta salad draws to mind images of sad, cold noodles, haphazardly chopped veggies and maybe some diced ham packed into a plastic tub. It’s filling, it’s fine, but it’s not even remotely exciting. It shouldn’t be that way though, because pasta is delicious, …

From Perfect Grilled Chicken To Brownies: 17 Essential Recipes Everyone Should Know

You don’t need to be a gourmet cook with legions of cookbooks to please your friends and family. So long as you have tried and true recipes for the basics — grilled chicken, deviled eggs, tomato sauce, chocolate chip cookies, and so on — you’ll be able to whip up a crowd-pleasing meal with ease.<p>1. …

The Best Zucchini Noodle Recipes You Could Ask For

Long live zoodles!<p>Zucchini is a versatile veggie. It can be turned into taco shells, you can use it as a healthy alternative to pizza crust, and perhaps best of all, you can easily spiralize this green summertime squash and turn it into a plate of zucchini noodles, also known as zoodles.<p>Zoodles are …

11 basic meals you should know by the time you're 25

There are a lot of pros to learning how to cook. It’ll save you money, help you eat healthier, and prevent you from sifting through your roommate’s …

Cooking

How To Make the Best Lemon Bars — Baking Lessons from The Kitchn

Let's just get this out of the way — I really love lemon bars. Sure, I love chocolate chip cookies and a very good brownie as much as the next …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

New Year's Eve Menu

Stitch together a truly unforgettable New Year's Eve menu with our collection of scrumptious appetizers, festive finger foods, beautiful desserts, …

5-Ingredient Sugar Cookies Will Forever Change Your Holiday Baking Game Plan

It's not until I tried a four-ingredient peanut butter cookie recipe that I could believe such a feat is possible. When Philia Kelnhofer's <b>Fast and Easy Five-Ingredient Recipes</b> ($12) (published by The Countryman Press) came out, I turned straight toward the dessert section to see if I could find …

Cookies

40 Lightened-Up Holiday Desserts and Sweets (Eggnog Included!)

Warm chocolate chip cookies, cinnamon-spice meringues, pumpkin pie, eggnog, cocoa . . . some of the best, coziest, most comforting, and wonderful flavors of the holiday season, right? Well, get ready for all of your favorites with a healthy twist: we've got 40 lightened-up recipes that'll make you …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

4 Easy Crockpot Recipes

It makes getting healthy, delicious dinner on the table about 6 zillion percent easier, so we have no trouble finding uses for the …

Tom Colicchio's Recipe for This Deliciously Crunchy and Gooey Fall Sandwich is Making Us VERY Hungry

We're betting you've never had an ingredient combo quite like this.<p>If you were to tell us that a certain ubiquitous fall ingredient would become our …

8 High-Protein Breakfasts That Need 4 Ingredients Or Fewer

7 Easy Ways To Eat More Vegetables This Week

Delicious recipes that'll turn anyone into a veggie lover.

Healthy Eating

Foodies Agree—This Is the Best Way to Start Your Day

We've heard it ad nauseam: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Yet thanks to our increasingly chaotic schedules, 31 million Americans …

How to Travel Without Liquids or Gels

If you’ve ever watched a TSA agent toss away your toiletries because they were a smidge over the 3-1-1 limit, then it’s time to learn how to travel …

10 Dishes You Loved in July

From ribs to sauces to cakes to slaws to cocktails, you guys were all over the place this month, and let us assure you, that's a good thing.<p>From ribs to sauces to cakes to slaws to cocktails, you guys were all over the place this month, and let us assure you, that's a good thing. Here are the ten …

Stonefruit

50 places in Europe you need to visit in your lifetime

We've come up with the ultimate bucket list of travel destinations in Europe.<p>From biking along the canals of Amsterdam to laying out on the beaches of Lagos, Portugal, here are 50 things you need to do in Europe in your lifetime.

The 30 best cities for foodies around the world

We combed through a recent Quora thread on the top cities for foodies and pulled out the very best of them, where you'll find everything from high-end Michelin-starred restaurants to scrumptious street food.<p>From Mexico City to Tel Aviv, here are 30 cities that all foodies should cross off their …

The 18 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix that your typical Friday night is probably spent trying to find something to watch, as opposed to actually watching something.<p>The streaming service has a huge, rotating selection of movies both old and new. It is hard to navigate through Netflix's massive library …

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

These travels exposed me to new cultures, and left impressions and memories that will stay with me for the rest of my life.<p>From the beaches of southern Portugal to the canals of Amsterdam, here are the spots I consider must-sees.

10 Travel Sites That’ll Help You Plan an Unforgettable Vacation

Remember back in January when you promised yourself to travel more this year? Well, it’s officially summer, and there’s no better time to head to the beach or take a family road trip. And while you may not have the ideal vacation length (eight days!) lined up, <i>any</i> amount of time you have to explore …

Travel

15 Cool Summer Desserts You Can Make With 5 Ingredients or Less — What?!

Chances are high that if you exist, you love desserts. That’s just the way the world turns. And if you’re reading this, it’s probably because not …

Recipes

15 Salad Recipes For People Who Hate Lettuce

Lettuce is not an essential part of a great salad. Here's all the proof you need.<p>Some folks just don't like lettuce. We get it. Sometimes leafy greens are wilty and wrong, and taste bland in comparison to all the good stuff also found in a salad bowl. In those cases, lettuce is just an annoying …