Ashani Jayasekera

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15 Tasty Side Dishes That Are Keto-Approved

No doubt about it: The ketogenic diet takes planning, willpower and dedication. But that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a delish entrée with a side …

Cooking

Veganuary 2018: 8 vegan high protein smoothies

But how do you get enough protein?<p>The inevitable question that every vegan is asked. Whether you’re a full time vegan or doing Veganuary for the …

34 Of The Best Leather Bags You Can Get On Amazon

These are ~tote-ally~ amazing.

Honestly the Best Banana Bread

Have bananas turning dark and spotted on your kitchen counter? Good for you. Don't toss them, don't hesitate, just grab flour, sugar, and eggs and …

Healthy Vegetarian Meal Plan 02.26.2017

Hello weekend warriors! What are you up to?<p>I arrived home on Tuesday from Wyoming and the mountains were just buried in fresh powder. We’ve had a …

The 10 Most Popular Pinterest Recipes of 2016

CINNAMON ROLLS<p>It’s no wonder this pin made the top ten — who can resist a recipe that brings the taste (and smell) of Cinnabon to your own kitchen? …

Recipes

15 Cheap And Easy Ways To Make Your Bedroom More Cheerful

ROY G. BIV!

Illustrator Offers Shortcut to Classic Literature With Hilariously Brief Summaries

Cartoonist John Atkinson (of Wrong Hands) took some of the world's most beloved literary classics and offers us all humorous spoilers. For his <i>Abridged Classics</i> and <i>(More) Abridged Classics</i> series, the artist selected a total of 12 books, which includes <i>War and Peace</i>, <i>Moby Dick</i>, <i>Wuthering Heights</i>, and</i> …

Literature

Banana Muffins Recipe

<i>A banana muffins recipe so easy and healthy—yes, despite the chocolate chips—that it’s reason enough to get out of bed.</i>Adapted from Kim Kushner | The …

Breakfast

Why Cakes Crack (& How to Prevent It)

Today in the test kitchen, we made a cake we'd been eyeing ever since Yossy Arefi wrote about it: All-Natural Red Velvet Cake.<p>When it came out of the oven, the color was on point (thanks to the fresh beet purée that gets added into the batter), but the top was cracked. Really cracked.<p>According to …

27 Gorgeous Wedding Cakes That Are Almost Too Pretty To Eat

Have your cake and...well, you know how it goes.

The Ultimate Minimalist Pasta

Looking for an amazing recipe to shake up your weeknight pasta repertoire? The best answer might just be the simplest.<p>Cacio e pepe is Italian for …

30 Drop-Dead Gorgeous Bridal Portraits You Just Have To See

Hello, beautiful. 😍<p>A bride on her wedding day is beautiful -- not just because of the fancy dress and professional hair and makeup, but because she's radiating love and joy from every pore.<p>Below are 30 bridal portraits that capture all of that big day beauty.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Same-Sex Wedding Photos<p><i>Are</i> …

Weddings

Up close and personal: capturing the jellyfish on camera, stings and all

Diver and photographer Alexander Semenov braves Russia’s freezing White Sea to explore the wonders beneath<p>It looks like a bloody organ wrenched from a human body. In fact, this is a lion’s mane jellyfish. Shot last summer in Russia’s White Sea by diver and photographer Alexander Semenov, it is one …

Jellyfish

The best underwater photography of 2015 illuminates rarely seen marine life

Winners of the 2015 Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition were announced this week, and they include images of rarely seen marine life.<p>The contest, …

Tea Sandwiches

These easy tea sandwich recipes include smoked salmon and preserved lemon tea sandwiches, cucumber-rye tea sandwiches and more delicious recipes.

6 Fruity Desserts That Will Keep You Warm And Fuzzy This Winter

Warm desserts that pair soft, tart fruit with buttery-crisp toppings are some of my favorite things to bake. They're perfect for using up seasonal fruit, easy to throw together and always comforting. Here you'll find a treat for every season -- from Apple Cranberry Oat Crumble to Southern Peach …

23 Budget-Friendly Meals to Help You Start the Year Off Right

We’re all a little worn out after all that holiday shopping, but saving money in the new year can actually start in the kitchen. If your takeout bill is nearing astronomical heights and the drive-thru isn’t the healthy non-salads you want to be eating, cooking budget-friendly meals at home is the …

Women’s Everyday Problems Illustrated By Romanian Artist

Life can get real tough when a Youtube “smokey eyes” make-up tutorial turns you into a raccoon instead of a dazzling beauty. Or when you wake up in …

Romania

101 Motivational Quotes to Start 2016 Off Right

No matter how this past year went for you, use these 101 motivational quotes to start 2016 off right.<p>Another year has passed. It's time to start over with a clean slate. Maybe 2015 didn't go the way you planned; you didn't follow through with your great ideas and your goals weren't met. Well it's a …

How to make light, fluffy gnocchi

As the year winds down and our thoughts turn once again to starchy sides — as they are wont to do — can't we for once have some dadblasted gnocchi?<p>As good as it is, gnocchi's like that crazy Uncle Shadrach you're always meaning to invite for the holidays but can't ever seem to remember because — …

Holiday cookie recipe: Hungarian Isler cookies

What's a Hungarian Isler cookie? Imagine a dollop of sweet raspberry jam is sandwiched between two rich cookies flavored with walnuts and a hint of rum. That alone sounds great, but drizzling melted chocolate over these little sandwich cookies takes them to another level completely. These holiday …

Dessert

12 recipes that will let you eat well for the rest of your life

As a kid I’d watch my dad as he’d throw (his unit of measurement) some olive oil, onions, garlic, lemon, and olives into a pan to make a quick pasta. …

Recipe: Classic French Bread

<b>Peter Reinhart's Artisan Breads Every Day</b><br>By Peter Reinhart<br>Hardcover, 224 pages<br>Ten Speed Press<br>List Price: $30.00<p>Makes 2 large loaves, 4 small loaves, or many rolls.<p>5-1/3 cups (24 oz / 680 g) unbleached bread flour<br>2 teaspoons (0.5 oz / 14 g) salt, or 1 tablespoon coarse kosher salt<br>2-1/4 teaspoons …

9 Funny Amazon Reviews

People love to share their opinions, especially if they can do it on the internet, and potentially have millions of people read them. It also seems …

TIME Picks the Top 10 Photos of 2015

James Nachtwey: "The Nepalese mountain people were stoic and accepting when dealing with the destruction of their villa<p>... VIEW MORE<p>James Nachtwey …

Polar Obsession Photos

See images of Arctic and Antarctic landscapes and wildlife, like polar bears, penguins, leopard seals, and more, and buy prints, from National Geographic.