Barbara Starr

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This Science-Backed Diet Cuts the Risk of Heart Disease by 30%

From the trendy keto diet, beloved by celebs like Halle Berry, Kourtney Kardashian, and Adrianna Lima, to the restrictive Whole 30 diet, which has …

Healthy Eating

The loaf of bread I won't ever stop baking

<b>It's not fancy, but it does the job perfectly.</b><p>I've baked a lot of bread over the years. From chewy slow-rise baguettes and sourdoughs to dinner …

Breakfast

10 No-Knead Bread Recipes You Can Make With 10 Ingredients or Less

Requiring few ingredients and no kneading at all, these recipes are perfect for the beginner baker.<p>No-knead breads have been around for thousands of …

Baking

Find Out Why Dietitians Think This Is the Perfect Weight-Loss Smoothie

A smoothie has two jobs: to taste utterly delicious, and to fill you up with hunger-satiating nutrition. Look no further, because this right here is the ideal smoothie recipe. It follows the perfect weight-loss formula designed by registered dietitians Stephanie Clarke, RD, and Willow Jarosh, RD, …

Breakfast

The ultimate guide to hiking Italy’s most breathtaking trails

We’re not quite sure why Italy isn’t as popular a hiking destination as places like Patagonia, Iceland, or the Pacific Crest Trail. Italian hiking …

Italy

These 50 Keto Recipes Will Have You Wondering Why You Didn't Start Your Diet Sooner

By now you've probably heard all about the high-fat, low-carb ketogenic diet. Transitioning to a full-time keto diet may be difficult for the first few weeks as your body becomes acclimated to using fat instead of glucose as its main energy source. We know transitioning to any diet can be …

Healthy Eating

How to Make Elote: Mexican-style Grilled Corn With Mayonnaise, Spices, and Cilantro

Mix spices together in a small bowl. Preheat your grill to medium-high.<p>Shuck the corn, leaving one layer of husk covering each cob. Cut off the silk …

Spices

Mitt Romney fails to secure Utah GOP nomination, will face primary

<b>West Valley, Utah (CNN) —</b> Mitt Romney did not win the Utah Republican Party's nomination on Saturday, meaning he must compete in a June primary election as he seeks to replace retiring US Sen. Orrin Hatch.<p>After a wild and raucous day of voting at the Utah GOP convention, the former Massachusetts …

Government

Allison Mack arrested, linked to NY sex cult

Allison Mack, actress and former star of The CW’s <i>Smallville</i>, has been arrested for her involvement in an alleged sex cult operating out of upstate …

The Mouthwatering Dinner You Can Make with Just 5 Ingredients (And Kids Love It, Too)

A Dutch baby is basically a pancake and a popover combined—and it will quickly become an easy dinner go-to.<p>I always thought Dutch baby pancakes had …

Breakfast

The Insanely Simple 5-Ingredient Salad I Make at Least 3 Times a Week

Despite living in a city with one of the most diverse and vibrant food scenes in the world, I'm embarrassed to admit that repeated Seamless orders to …

7 Tips for a Next-Level Grilled Cheese

Amp up the classic sandwich with these simple and innovative tips.<p>In honor of National Grilled Cheese Day, <i>Food & Wine</i> Culinary Director Justin …

Cooking

50 Healthy Mediterranean Diet Recipes and Meal Ideas

Consider this your Mediterranean diet menu: These lunch and dinner ideas make following the Mediterranean diet easier (and tastier) than ever.<p>The …

These invasive ticks can appear in such numbers that they drain cattle of their blood — and they've now been found in the US for the first time

New Jersey residents know they need to look out for ticks. The state has one of the highest concentrations of Lyme disease in the country.<p>But one recent finding could lead Garden State residents to keep an even closer eye out for the bloodsuckers than normal.<p>Somehow, an east Asian tick that has the …

Disease

5 Easy High-Protein Slow Cooker Soup Recipes You Should Make This Week To Lose 5 Pounds

Soups are a great meal option when you’re trying to lose weight. With the help of a slow cooker, they’re easy to make and packed with nutritious …

Twice Baked Potato Casserole

Recipe courtesy of<p>Show:<p>Episode:<p>Total:2 hr 30 minActive:50 min<p>Yield:16 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond<p>Recipe courtesy of Alton …

Why you should follow the Mediterranean ‘diet’ – and how to do it

<i>Leslie Beck, a Toronto-based private-practice dietitian, is director of Food and Nutrition at Medcan.</i><p>No doubt you've heard about the Mediterranean diet. It's long been reported to be the optimal eating plan for preventing a wide range of diseases including heart disease, stroke, Type 2 diabetes, …

The Mediterranean island of Menorca feeds body and soul

A vacation requiring long treks leading to lots of people was not what we had planned.<p>Hidden beaches backed by limestone cliffs, temperate waters and an under-the-radar status (at least for now) were the lures of Menorca, asmall island in the Mediterranean off the coast of Spain.<p>Not that we have …

Balearic Islands

The Most Luxurious (But Sneakily Affordable) Vacation Spots Across the Globe

You want all the Roman Holiday Audrey Hepburn vacation vibes (oversized sunnies, silk scarf, vintage convertible), but let's be real: you're going to …

29 Amazing Potato Recipes That Will Keep You Cosy

Because there's nothing better than potato.

Cooking

Pain de Campagne - Country French Bread Recipe

"I got this recipe out of a novel and made some minor changes. It is a yummy French bread that is worth the wait."<p>Ingredients<p>For the Poolish:<p>1/2 …

Understanding Your Camera's Internal Light Meter and Metering Modes

Understanding the internal light meter of my camera is one of the best skills I've ever learned. It helps me to shoot in fully manual mode, so that I …

Cameras

The Best Pizza in Italy

Like gelato, not all pizza in Italy is made equal. And while there are endless opportunities to eat well in Italy, from street food to a panoply of regional dishes, sometimes, all you want is a slice of pizza. With that in mind, here are ten of the best pizzerias in Italy. This gallery was …

Pancreatic cancer could be treated with a Parkinson's drug

A new study shows that a common drug for Parkinson's disease has anti-cancer effects in mice and human pancreatic cells.<p>The new research suggests …

Dad's Potato Salad Recipe

"Just Like Mom used to make except better, because this is like Dad makes. This is great for picnics, family reunions, feeding a FAMILY of 7 at HOME …

17 Incredible Vacations That Are Even Better For Solo Travelers

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17 Delicious Ways to Eat Butternut Squash

It seems like every time I walk into a grocery store from the months of September to January, I end up with a butternut squash in my cart whether …

Vegan

15 Easy Sheet Pan Suppers for Fall

After an easygoing summer, getting thrown back in to the busy fall season can be enough to make anyone's head spin. Between school, work, …

Cooking

The Homemade Ranch Dressing I Make More Often Than I Call My Mother

By Amiel Stanek<p>Anyone who says they don't like ranch dressing is a liar. And anyone who thinks making homemade ranch dressing isn't worth it hasn't tried mine. Also: I love you, Mom.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This</i> …

Cooking

Taste Beyond The Tongue