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Add These 5 Things to Your Diet to Blast Away Your Belly Fat

Losing weight, especially belly fat, can be challenging. We try the new trendy diets, and they work, but only momentarily. The minute we stop the diet and eat another carb, boom — the number on the scale shoots up and pulling the zipper up on that pair of jeans is impossible . . . again. Dietitian …

Nutrition

The 16 Best Homemade Snacks to Keep You Full and Happy

We Can't Believe It — These 11 Cute Bikinis Are All Less Than $35

It's official: bikini season is all year-long. Whether you're going on a vacation or just taking a dip in the pool, there's always an excuse to get a new swimsuit. If you don't want to spend loads of money, we rounded up the cutest, most affordable bikinis on the Internet. Get shopping!

How to build muscle as age tears it down

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you are in your 40s or 50s, chances are that you are starting to notice some changes in your body, including muscle loss and diminishing strength, even if you exercise fairly regularly.<p>Reduced levels of physical activity, increases in sedentary behavior and doing less intense exercise …

Muscle

The 6 Best Snacks for Anyone Cutting Out Sugar, According to a Nutritionist

If you’re trying to wean yourself off sugar, you know that eating on the go can get tricky. So many packaged (and easily portable) foods are full of …

I Finally Found the PERFECT White T-Shirt, and It's Only $10

I have been hunting for the perfect white tee for years. It's hard to find one that's good quality and fits just right. I wanted something I could wear with jeans and miniskirts as well as layer under tank dresses. After lots of trial and error, I finally came across an option I'm obsessed with. …

What to Cook This Week

Good morning! It’s extra good because the grocery store I drive out to on the weekends just got another shipment of those giant, lumpy, beautiful mandarin oranges called dekopon, or shiranuhi, and they’re sweet and juicy and seedless and $1.99 apiece. I can’t get enough of them, and I bought some …

Magic

15 Gorgeous Clean-Eating Lunches That Will Keep You Full Until Dinner

If you’re trying to eat clean, you already know that lunchtime can be a little, um, boring. But it’s not all dry lettuce and grilled chicken—promise. …

This Browned Butter Maple Hummus Will Make You Rethink the Genre

In what I can only call “a crisis of faith,” I have made the trend known as “dessert hummus” and found it to be very pleasing. When it was first …

Cooking

I Just Made Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts, and I Might Never Order Takeout Again

These crispy, spicy Brussels sprouts are crazy addictive—and easy to make at home.<p>Though I’ll eat pretty much any vegetable tossed in oil, seasoned …

Our weeknight secret weapon: a 6-ingredient panang curry

<i>In</i> <b>Hasty Gourmet</b><i>,</i> The Takeout <i>writers offer reliable recipes that are dinner-party worthy with only a handful of ingredients and a minimum of effort.</i><p>In …

Hung Up

The Smart Foods That Will Ease IBS, Period Pain and More

"Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food," is a quote made famous by Hippocrates, otherwise known as the father of medicine, in 400 B.C. …

Wellness

The 10 Most Essential Winter Slow Cooker Recipes

While the slow cooker is really an all-season tool in the kitchen, it shines most in the cold winter months, when it can work overtime churning out …

Christmas Crack: The Easiest and Most Addictive Holiday Gift - Chowhound

Want some crack? I mean, crackle? People who have had it love it and it takes less than an hour to make. I mean, really, who can say no to salt, …

No-Bake Salted Dark Chocolate Cookie Bars

Step 1<p>Process chocolate wafers in a food processor until completely crushed, 1 to 2 minutes. Add melted butter and ¾ cup of the chocolate spread. …

18 Crock Pot Treats Perfect For Cold Nights

Warm up with these comforting treats.

The Genius Little Secret to No-Fry, Crispy Buffalo Wings

People have done some truly obsessive things—unnecessarily, as it turns out—in the name of creating the perfect Buffalo wing.<p>Our most dedicated wing scientists have not just deep-fried, but twice-baked, steamed then roasted, fried then baked, and brined then poached <i>then</i> fried. We even got in on it …

Cooking

The Simple Trick for Cooking Way Better Rice (And No, It’s Not Washing It)

Your rice cooker wishes it could do this.<p>Just like pasta, I tend to have a bag of rice on hand at all times. When I can’t think of anything else for …

27 Dump Dinners That Basically Cook Themselves

Winner, winner, slow-cooked dinner.

The Recipe That Changed the Way I Cook Chicken

Perfect pan-roasted chicken thighs were a significant improvement over the frozen boneless, skinless chicken breasts I used to cook.<p>You can cook chicken, and you can <i>cook chicken</i>. Until I was about 27, I only did the first one. Growing up, I watched my mom make tenders out of chicken cutlets and …

Cooking

7 Smart Slow-Cooker Tricks That Make Everything Taste Better

One of my daughter’s first words was “cooker.” She soon graduated to “Dat your cooker, Mommy?” This was just the natural consequence of a toddlerhood …

8 Beauty Products That Are Just As Good As Botox

What Lines?<p>This clinical-strength ferulic acid and retinol peel retextures skin, supports collagen production, reduces the look of wrinkles and …

Skin Care

15 Foods You Should Never Eat. Ever.

Seriously, steer clear.<p>Hard-and-fast food rules royally suck. But some foods can seriously mess with your health. "It doesn't mean you'll get sick, get cancer, or die if you eat a dangerous food once," says Nneka Leiba, deputy director of research at the Environmental Working Group (EWG), which …

3-ingredient recipes that are perfect for those lazy-girl lunch days

Sure, being able to do a week’s worth of meal prepping on Sunday is definitely #goals worthy. But what about those nights when Netflix is calling and …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

8 Things You Should be Making in your Waffle Iron

This post is all about putting your waffle iron to use. We have a really great waffle maker, and I use it regularly, but pretty much only for my …

10 Slow Cooker Recipes to Keep You Warm This Fall

Stay warm this fall with comforting curries, creamy soups, and warm stews, all with the ease of a slow cooker.<p>As the leaves begin to change and the …

Cooking

7 surprising discoveries about 'The Princess Bride' movie

We're celebrating another 30th anniversary this week, with <i>The Princess Bride</i> (although, technically, we are a little bit early on this one!) Prepare …

Best Ever 3 Minute Fudge

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Butter a square pan and line with parchment paper for easy removal of set fudge. Set aside.<p>2<p>Done<p>In a microwave safe 2 quart bowl, heat …

Best Crock Pot and Slow Cooker Recipes

Cooking with a crockpot helps create layers of flavor in everything from hearty stews to healthy chicken dishes. Even desserts can benefit from the …