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9 Foods You Should Never Eat If You Have Diabetes

Well, almost never.<p>For those who don’t have diabetes, nibbling a cookie here or some French fries there isn’t a big deal. Those unhealthy treats may run counter to your diet or weight-loss goals, but eating them isn’t the end of the world. For diabetics, on the other hand, one too many slip-ups …

Nutrition

This Baked "Fried" Chicken Is Calling Your Name — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Recipes

Oven-Baked Onion Rings Recipe

"It's hard to bake an onion ring as good as a deep-fried version. These are pretty good, so check it out! This makes a very crunchy, easy, no-muss, …

Recipes

If you're in your 50s, here's how to get serious about planning for retirement

When people reach their 50s, it's not uncommon for them to realize that retirement — or whatever they choose to call the phase of life that comes after full-time work — is no longer such a distant concept.<p>If you're in that age group and haven't yet focused on that looming reality, it's a perfect …

Retirement

3 Charts That Show What's Actually Happening Along The Southern Border

The total number of people apprehended for illegally crossing the southern U.S. border has been steadily falling for almost two decades. It's a long-term trend that sociologists, economists and federal officials have been tracking for years.<p>The trend apparently at odds with statements made this …

Immigration

31 No-Bake Desserts for Summer

The <i>last</i> thing you want to do on a hot, summer day is turn on the oven. But when company is coming, you've been tasked with dessert for the potluck, …

Dessert

Win every potluck with this bacon ranch potato salad

I know potlucks aren’t a competition. But when Margaret at the end of the block shows up with her famous pasta salad that the entire neighborhood …

Cooking

The Best Breakfast Is Easy, Healthy and Affordable

Eating breakfast every morning is important, but what you choose to eat is likely even more important. If you want to prevent spikes in hunger pangs …

Breakfast

Peanut Butter Powder Sounds Weird But Is Secretly Great for Cooking

Stay with me.<p>I credit a fitfluencer for first introducing me to the good stuff. It was an extra-warm August day, and she was making a sweet potato peanut butter smoothie on camera. Except she wasn’t using regular peanut butter. She was spooning in what looked like tiny ant hills of fawn-colored …

Recipes

Must-Have Gear, Gadgets, and Services for Your Next Road Trip

The summer road trip season is upon us. Maybe you’re already prepared for your next driving journey; maybe not. Either way, here are our favorite …

U.S. Army

How To Make Amazing Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes are one of those seemingly simple dishes that can go wrong in a myriad of ways. Without proper care, they can turn lumpy, gluey and …

Recipes

Vodka-Infused Ice Pops Are a Thing, and Here’s Where to Find Them

Much like the summers of yesteryear, we still enjoy a frozen treat on a hot day. And now that we’re, erm, <i>of a certain age</i>, it’s preferable that said …

Costco

5 Low-Carb Cocktails You Can Drink on a Diet

There's no need to give up booze on a low-carb diet. Just be smart about what you drink.<p>Thinking of going on a low-carb diet? Good news: while you need to be more conscious of what you choose to imbibe, there's no need to ditch alcohol altogether. (Cue the sighs of relief.)<p>Yes, some drinks are …

Nutrition

Your Guide to Every Type of Cheese

From crumbly, salty feta to smooth and milky mozzarella, here are 10 essential cheeses to experiment with at home.<p>10 Must-Try Cheeses<p>Whether it's the …

Italian Food

St. Lucia Travel Guide

The charms of St. Lucia begin with the island's dramatic scenery, from the twin Pitons -– the island's conical seaside mountains –- to a simmering …

Caribbean

15 Whole30 Meal-Prep Recipes to Make Those First Few Weeks a Little Less Scary

It’s official: You’ve committed to the Whole30. You’ve trashed your candy stash, deep-sixed anything deep-fried, and dumped (read: drank) the last of …

Healthy Eating

Stop Making Bad Coleslaw

It’s almost Memorial Day weekend, and you know what that means: somebody is going to bring a bowl of terrible coleslaw to your home, and you’re going …

Memorial Day Weekend

“Riverdale” star Lili Reinhart gets real about her cystic acne—and how she treats it

Normal zits are irritating enough, but cystic acne? It’s super-painful, can leaves scar, and feels impossible to get rid of. Not to mention, it’s …

Skin Care

NASA's 'Impossible' Space Engine Tested—Here Are the Results

The first independent tests of the EmDrive suggest there's a mundane explanation for the wildly controversial device.<p>Spaceflight is hard. Blasting heavy cargo, spacecraft, and maybe people to respectable speeds over interplanetary distances (not to mention the luxury of stopping at destinations) …

Auctions

Where to Stay in Costa Rica with Kids, on a Couple's Getaway or Girls Trip

Andrea Fellman<p>Founder, Wanderlust Living<p>Andrea Fellman is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of Twist Travel Magazine. She is a stylish nomad and …

7 Brownie Recipes That Are Actually Good For You

Nutritious AND delicious.<p>May 21, 2018<p>With summer already upon us it's hard to think about indulging in sugary snacks when we're "supposed" to be …

A Fat-Loss Coach Shares 3 "Easy" Rules For Fat Loss

OK, we know there is no "easy" way to lose fat. Whatever your goals are, be it to lose weight, get lean, or build muscle, fat-loss coach Carter Good says, it's going to "require a buttload of hard work, discipline, sacrifice, and other things that aren't easy . . . But(t🍑) that doesn't mean you …

Fitness

Gluten-Free Lower-Carb Lemon Bar Recipe

There are two kinds of lemon bars in this world. First are the bright yellow ones that usually have a lot of lemon and a lot of sugar (as much as 3 …

Recipes

Here’s a pint-size, yet feature-packed integrated amp from PS Audio

Where to begin? The PS Audio Sprout 100 is an update of the original Sprout, which was the first affordable amp from a high-end manufacturer. The first model showed a lot of promise, so what's been changed?<p>With the new one, there's a doubling of the amp's Class D power to 100 watts per channel into …

Audiophile

This is the Best Position for Sleep, But Only 8 Percent Do It (Maybe Because of the Nightmares)

Researchers say most of us sleep curled up like a baby, but that doesn't always mean that we sleep like babies.<p>The odds are pretty good that you sleep like a baby. Either because you've found a sleep position that works for you or because you literally sleep in the fetal position, which is the most …

Fender's excellent desktop app for learning to play songs is now free

Fender’s $35 Riffstation desktop app, which helps you break down songs to learn its chords and riffs at your own pace, is now available for free on macOS and Windows.<p>Fire it up, open an MP3 or CD track, and Riffstation will break it down to show you the chords for the entire song. You can also slow …

Guitar

11 mistakes you're making when grilling steaks

1/<p>Cooking your steak cold.<p>If you're someone who likes to let your steak marinate in the fridge for a few hours, then you may be tempted to throw it …

5 beer snacks you can make at home to impress your drinking buddies

Sweet Pharoah’s chariot, somebody stop me. It’s not enough I keep nagging you how to do stuff you’ve already been doing your whole life (“Press the toaster lever down firmly and resolutely with the right hand …”), now I’m telling you how to drink beer with your friends? Oh, for the love of ... …

Snacks

The Most Important Questions to Ask About the Kushner 666 Fifth Ave. Deal

Bribery, corruption, and real estate have always gone hand in hand. If I give you a suitcase containing $500,000 in cash, that’s extremely …

Why You're Losing Weight but Not Belly Fat — and What to Do About It

You've gotten into the stride of a healthy nutrition and workout regimen, and you're seeing the results on the scale. But many women reach their target weight only to be disappointed that they've lost little to no belly fat. Although it seems logical that our belly fat will shrink as we lose …

Fitness