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This Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Will Make You a Dinner Hero

This is tender, juicy, delicious, and versatile pulled pork prepared in a slow cooker — not barbecue. If you compare this to hickory-smoked, …

Slow Cookers

19 Easy Make-Ahead Recipes to Bring on Your Next Camping Trip

<b>Follow us on</b> <b>Pinterest</b> <b>for more fun camping hacks.</b><p><i>Additional reporting by</i> <i>Justina Huddleston</i>

9 Kick-Ass Curries That Are Way Easier Than You Think

If you’re on the hunt for one-pot meals that feed a crowd—or want to stretch your cooking efforts into leftovers that last for days—curries are where …

Recipes

5 Foil-Pack Recipes to Fire Up on Your Grill

Since the sun started setting closer to 9pm, we’ve been packing our weekends with outdoor activities. There’s just something about being outside that energizes our creativity, and we admit that we are darn lucky having both the mountains and the beach in our backyard. Whether it’s north, east, west …

Four easy things to make over a campfire | The Star

Nothing’s wrong with hot dogs and s’mores when camping but if you’re able to drive up to the campsite, bring along a portable camp grill, a cast-iron …

Recipes

The 25 Best Snacks for Weight Loss

You Need This Grilled Spicy Shrimp with Creamy Avocado Sauce at Your Next BBQ

You can never start planning your 4th of July menu too early, and this grilled shrimp recipe will definitely be on mine. Between the spicy, tangy …

9 Portable Breakfasts You Can Make in a Muffin Tin

We know we're supposed to eat breakfast every morning, but on the days when we're already scrambling (so, every day), we tend to push it off. What we …

Breakfast

A Protein-Packed Vegan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Recipe

Healthy Eating

A breakfast, lunch, and dinner recipe to help you lose your love handles

No one food will melt away your fat—only a well-balanced, healthy weight-loss plan along with plenty of exercise can help you do that. However, …

Nutrition

23 Low-Carb Dinners Under 500 Calories That Actually Look Good AF

Proving that low-carb can actually be very tasty.<p>Plus, they look delicious. Dig in!<p><i>All nutritional information was calculated using caloriecount.com.</i>

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BBQ 101: Grilled Venison With Bacon

GRILLED VENISON WITH BACON<br>Prep time: 6 to 7 hours<br>Cooking Time: 20 minutes<br>Serves: 4<p>Ingredients<br>2 lbs. venison backstrap (tenderloin)<br>1 qt. apple cider<br>1 …

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21 Easy and Delicious Whole30 Dinner Recipes

If you missed our Whole30 breakfast recipe roundup, here’s a simple refresher of what the program is all about. Designed to be a monthlong reboot for …

10 Quick And Healthy Meatball Recipes For Busy People

LINDA BULL<p>Read full profile<p>When you’re home late from the office, the gym, or picking the kids up from after school activities, not many of us want …

14 slow cooker recipes that will make spring cooking easier

If you put that slow cooker away when winter was over, get it back out, young lady! Slow cookers are perfect for warmer weather because you're not …

11 Ways to Cook an Artichoke (and as Many Reasons to Go Out and Buy One)

An artichoke isn't exactly <i>asking</i> to be eaten. I mean, look at this thing!<p>Beautiful? Yes. Foreboding (and spiny and prehistoric-looking)? Absolutely. It's the vegetal version of a siren song.<p>But that doesn't mean you <i>shouldn't</i> buy and eat them: <b>In the spring, when artichokes come into season, they're</b> …

21 High-Protein Snacks To Eat When You're Trying To Be Healthy

Snack game strong.<p>A bag of chips is delicious, but it probably won't actually tide you over until your next meal. That's where protein comes in. Protein keeps you fuller longer since it takes a while to digest and keeps your blood sugar levels stable, so you won't be tired and hungry again in like …

This slow-cooker corned beef and cabbage makes St. Patrick's Day dinner so easy

This St. Patrick’s Day, let your slow cooker be your pot of gold with this low-and-slow take on traditional Irish corned beef and cabbage. There's no luck needed for making this long-simmered version — just layer your vegetables and meat into the slow cooker and let it go to work infusing …

Foods And Drinks That Energize You Just As Much As Caffeine

By: <i>Jacqueline Aizen</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/Ivan Dervisevic</i><p>Still chugging those grande lattes and downing energy drinks to keep you from crashing at your desk? Well, caffeine can deliver a temporary buzz, but it won't provide the long-lasting energy your body craves. As it wears off, fatigue settles in, …

Nutrition

7 Ways To Make Mac and Cheese In A Crock-Pot

We're going to take a wild guess and say that after a long day at work, spending five hours cooking macaroni and cheese from scratch isn't high on your priority list.<p>Slow-cooker mac and cheese to the rescue: Just throw in the ingredients before you leave in the morning and when you get home, a pot …

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11 Foods To Stock In The Fridge To Make Healthy Eating Easy

Who knew it could be this easy?<p>Eating healthy today presents lots of challenges. There's the whole willpower thing to conquer, which is huge considering how many great bakeries exist in the U.S. alone. Then, there's the planning that goes into how to pull it off with such a busy schedule -- …

New Orleans Jambalaya Recipe for Mardi Gras

With Mardi Gras season comes lots of entertaining here in New Orleans and one of the things we love to do is feed our family and friends recipes that are full of traditional Cajun flavors.<p>Sure, there is gumbo, meat pies, dirty rice, etouffee, and many other delicious recipes we locals love to make. …

Seafood

Avocado Recipes

These delicious recipes include gooey cheese-topped guacamole and chilled avocado soup with crab.

8 Filling Foods That Can Help You Lose Weight

The day starts so well: A green juice for breakfast, an apple and a salad for lunch, seven peanut butter cups for a snack and...dammit. We feel your pain.<p>Next time hunger pangs hit, we give you full permission to pig out on one of these tasty, filling and healthy foods that won't wreak havoc on …

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>

Make Our 17 Best Breakfast Sandwiches for Better Mornings

What better way to start the day?<p>All the best tools, techniques, and recipes you need for flame-kissed glory this …

How to Make a Week’s Worth of Vegan Meals for Under $30 From Trader Joe’s

<i>This piece originally appeared on Spoon University.</i><p>Cooking under time constraints is hard. That’s why competitors get so sweaty and frazzled during …

47 Comfort Foods for Cold Nights, Broken Hearts, and Tuesdays

The coziest recipes for long underwear season.<p>When you're fending off subzero temps, the only thing that helps is long underwear. Okay, and lots and lots of comfort food. Heavy, cheesy, meat-y, bread-y: This is not the time to pretend like you want to eat a salad. You don't.

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