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The Best Snickerdoodle Bars

<i>posted on</i> January 16, 2015 <i>by</i> Averie Sunshine<p>These soft and chewy bars taste just like snickerdoodle cookies.<p>Minus the work of dragging out your …

Dessert

Porridge could be key to a long and healthy life, says Harvard University

Eating porridge, brown rice or corn each day could protect the heart against disease, Harvard University has found<p>A small bowl of porridge each day could be the key to a long and healthy life, after a major study by Harvard University found that whole grains reduce the risk of dying from heart …

The 9 Best Soups for Weight Loss

Because science says it’s great for dropping pounds<p>Fall is the perfect time of year to snuggle up with a big bowl of soup. Beside being the perfect chilly-weather meal, studies have shown that people who eat soup frequently have smaller waists, weigh less, and consume less fat and calories than …

The Absolute Best Workout to Combat Belly Fat

While weight training was the determining factor when it came to lower waist circumference, lead author Rania Mekary, Ph.D., said in a news release that weight training and cardio is the best anti-pooch combo. “Engaging in resistance training or, ideally, combining it with aerobic exercise, could …

5 Ways to Speed Up Your Metabolism All Day

<b>1. Eat produce at every meal.</b> The chewiness of fruits, veggies, and whole grains makes your mouth work harder, and the high-fiber content also takes more energy to digest, which combined adds up to a 10 percent increase in calorie burn. Choose these foods in their whole, natural state to reap more …

Italy Versus France

"The word for a scraping in Italian is graffito," explained our guide. "Here at Pompeii," he continued, "on the facades of the buildings and the columns of the forum, you see remains of scrapings made by the ancient Romans who lived here."<p>As he explained the origin of the word "graffiti" to our …

Italy

Fit treats and delish eats

I wish I could love something else like my friends and colleagues but I’m hopelessly in love with cooking! Even at the tender age of eight, I knew I …

Pope celebrates Christmas Eve Mass and calls Iraqi refugees

Pope Francis prayed for hope and peace on Thursday, focusing on refugees, hostages and others suffering in the Middle East, Africa and Ukraine.<p>Anguish for children who are victims of violence, including in the recent terrorist attack on a Pakistani military school, tempered the pontiff's …

11 of 2014’s Most Epic Dessert Mashups

We’ve talked about the hot fashion collabs that were released in time for the holiday season, but we’ve got one more sweet collaboration worth chatting about with your friends. Yep, we’re talking hybrid sweets — two pastries that tied the knot to create a super-hybrid food you won’t find in your …

Dessert

How To Lose 8 Kgs Weight In 7 Days

Are you looking for the fastest way of reducing the weight? The following ideal tips that helps you to easily lose weight in a week’s time.<p>The most …

11 Science-Backed Ways to Boost Metabolism

Every time we eat or drink, we can thank our metabolism for converting all those calories into energy. Our size, gender, and age all factor into our …

Exactly What to Eat to Raise Your IQ 20 Points

Asprey says there are three things you need to do to eat for your IQ. Read them below—and, if you’re feeling super inspired, try the Bulletproof Diet out for yourself. New Year’s resolution, anyone?<p><b>1. Fill Up on Fat</b><br>No, this is not an invitation to stuff yourself silly with gooey peanut butter …

Juicing Recipes for Weight Loss : Easy Recipes For Women

Do you want to lose weight? Quick? Well then, you should try <b>juicing recipes for weight loss</b>. Juicing weight loss is a brand-new technique for losing …

Churro Cookies

Do you love Costco? I do. I have so many memories of Costco trips when I was growing up. We loved to go because you never knew what exciting thing …

5 Moves to Work Your Abs From All Angles

A perfectly toned tummy is reason enough to add more core moves to your workout routine. Additionally, a strong mid-section is the essential …

Workouts

6 Festive Fruit Desserts

<b>1. Baked Pears in Spiced Pomegranate Syrup</b><p>This is a wonderful light dessert for the holidays, especially served with coffee, tea and crunchy Italian-style cookies, like Walnut and Cinnamon Biscotti or Double Chocolate Biscotti. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Apple Cranberry Oat Crumble</b><p>This old-fashioned dessert …

Dessert

28 Moist and Chewy Brownie Recipes

The best moist and chewy <b>brownie recipes</b> that are decadent and so yummy! These <b>brownie recipes</b> from scratch will blow your mind with amazing recipes …

Dessert

How many calories do you have to burn to lose 1 pound?

Years ago, scientists played around with a pound of squishy, slimy human fat and found that it contained 3,500 calories of energy.<p>But— sorry to break it to you— burning a pound of fat isn't as simple as burning through 3,500 calories.<p>Consider the following and infuriating (at least for thin guys) …

Green Tea Benefits: Drinking Green Tea for Weight Loss

Sip Up, Slim Down: The Right Way to Drink Green Tea for Weight Loss<p>Find out if the green stuff's weight-loss power extends to flavored ice cream, iced tea, and extract<p>Find out if the green stuff's weight-loss power extends to flavored ice cream, iced tea, and extract<p>I'll admit it: I had a mini …

8 Christmas Cookies That'll Make You a Holiday Favorite

Our best christmas cookies this season<p>You've waited all year for an excuse to eat cookie after cookie after cookie. After gifts, they're the next …

Nutella Banana Bread Recipe

<b>Makes 1 loaf</b><p>Ingredients<p>2 cups flour<p>2 tsp. baking powder<p>1/4 tsp. baking soda<p>1/2 tsp. salt<p>4 Tbsp. (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, softened<p>1/3 cup sugar<p>2 …

5 Ways to Prep Healthy Breakfasts Ahead of Time

Do your weekday mornings feel like a mad rush? Yeah, us too. Wake up, work out (sometimes), shower, dress, get the kids ready…oh, and have a …

Breakfast

Easy Coconut Macaroons

Easy Coconut Macaroons …so easy to make! You only need 6 ingredients and one bowl! Simple to make coconut macaroons, soft, chewy and full of coconut …

Dessert

35 Realistic Ways to Squeeze Healthier Habits Into Super Busy Schedules

No matter how much you may <i>want</i> to make healthy choices, it can feel like there simply isn’t time. When running out the door, it’s easier to grab a …

Fitness

How to Make Chocolate-Filled Gourmet Shortbread Cookies

Cakes aren’t the only food that can benefit from a surprise inside. These cookies have a scrumptious secret tucked in the middle: chocolate.<p>It might …

Amazing Scottish Shortbread

Shares 4K<p>It’s no secret I make an insane amount of food on a weekly basis. For all the <i>successful</i> sweet treats I make, they end up in one of two …

Dessert

Recipes We Love: Spicy Vegan Hot Chocolate

‘Tis the season for warm, indulgent drinks! A great alternative to traditional hot chocolate, this vegan version uses non-dairy milk and adds a spicy …

15 Minute Workout: Get a Flat-Belly Yoga Body

Exercise 1 Plank to Side Plank<p>Position your hands under your shoulders, arms straight and legs extended behind you, feet hip-width apart. This is Plank <b>(a)</b>. Bring your left palm to the center of the mat and roll onto the outer edge of your left foot. Stack your right foot on top of your left. Extend …

12 Days Of Cookie: Chocolate Brownie Cookies | Epicurious.com | Epicurious.com

These cookies are one part gooey brownie and one part chewy chocolate chip cookie, and they are FLOURLESS. We're not talking about gluten-free flour …