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10 easy tricks to make healthy food even healthier

<b>From drinking green tea with lemon to adding black pepper to curry, these quick fixes give already healthy food a big boost.</b><p>On the one hand food is …

10 Worldwide Rad Women Writers You Should Know

The first known author was an ancient Sumerian priestess named Enheduanna. The first novel was written by Murasaki Shikibu, a lady-in-waiting at the Imperial Court in Japan. Women wrote plays in ancient Greece, poems in ancient Persia. Fast forward some centuries, and five of the world’s top ten …

They Don’t Call These Billion Dollar Biscuits For Nothing…

Buttery Billion Dollar Biscuits<p>Save<p>There’s no messing around when it comes to making biscuits. Now, we’re fine with using some form of bisquick …

18 No-Bake High-Protein Energy Bites for Easy Fueling

Pre-make these snacks for a handy energy boost.<p>1 of 18<p>Chocolate Energy Bites<p>These yummy treats from Cooking Classy combine almond butter, honey, and oats with chocolate for a decadent-tasting treat.<p>2 of 18<p>Chocolate Chip Trail Mix Balls<p>This recipe is from our cookbook, <i>Meals on the Run</i>. Not only are …

Dessert

40 Young Adult Books Starring Mighty Girls For Every Teen’s Summer Reading List

A Mighty Girl’s favorite new releases and old time favorites to keep her reading all summer long!For teens, whose reading skills are solidly …

Standout Strawberry Shortcake Recipes, From The Classic To New Twists

Who needs just one strawberry shortcake recipe?<p>Strawberry shortcake is one of America’s favorite summertime desserts, and it’s easy to understand why. It has all the right components of a truly great recipe: fresh summer berries (a food everyone must experience in life), biscuits or shortcake (two …

11 Things You Should Know Before Trying Kombucha

If you do any shopping at health food stores, you’ve no doubt noticed kombucha teas taking over the shelves. Your foodie friends may swear by the …

Wellness

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Nas, the Narrator: On Publishing & Hip-Hop Storytelling

Over drinks in a beer garden in Manhattan — the Flatiron building pointed at our backs — my editor and I considered the short story, and wondered why …

Rap & Hip-Hop

How to Make Korean Fried Chicken Wings at Home

Since the late 1990s and early 2000s, Korean Fried Chicken, which is said to have been invented by one of two Korean restaurant chains (Pelicana Chicken and Mexican Chicken), has expanded from its Seoul origins to achieve international recognition. And it's no wonder why: Doused in a salty-sweet …

5 Energizing Breakfast Recipes That Use Only 3 Ingredients

It’s pretty eggsellent<p>The sun slips through your shades and an alarm beeps on your nightstand. You want to punch snooze for the second time but a chorus of birds is chirping and a mountain of work is waiting. You need all the energy you can get to conquer the Everest of reports and assignments on …

22 Speedy Seafood Recipes for Hectic Weeknights

Seafood isn't just nutritious and tasty—in most preparations, it also cooks up remarkably quickly. That makes it ideal for those harried nights when all you want is a filling and flavorful dose of protein, in need of only a simple vegetable side (and maybe a glass of wine or two, because, harried!) …

11 Must-Read Biographies About Incredible Women

Because Women's History Month is the perfect excuse to stay in with a book.<p>This Women's History Month, one of the greatest ways to honor those who came before us is to celebrate the extraordinary lives of some phenomenal ladies.<p>We've rounded up 11 biographies of 11 vastly different women, whose …