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7-Day, 1,200-Calorie Low-Carb Meal Plan to Lose Weight

Eating a low-calorie, low-carb diet can help you lose weight. This low-carb weight-loss meal plan maps out 7 days of meals to help you lose a healthy …

Literally These Bacon Chicken Guacamole Bombs are the Most Genius Recipe Ever

You guys. Why is nobody talking about hot guacamole yet? To be more specific, <i>barely</i> warmed guacamole, stuffed inside of chicken breasts, bundled up all cute in bacon?<p>That changes now, thanks to this week's Genius Recipe from Buzzfeed Tasty! Trust me, with all the genius spewing out of Buzzfeed all …

You Know What Red Food Dye Is Made Of, Right?

Red velvet cupcakes will never be the same again.<p>Red food dye has always given our beloved red velvet cupcakes their rich, festive color. But that aesthetic pleasure comes with a pretty nasty secret.<p>Much of the red coloring we use in food is actually made of crushed bugs. Yep, creepy, crawly …

The Peanuttiest Peanut Butter Cookie Is Here

Yes, the type of peanut butter matters. And we found the best one.<p>When I look back on my cookie-eating career—that is, my entire life—there's a huge lapse that I can't ignore any longer. I can count on only one hand the number of good peanut butter cookies I've had. The sad truth is that most …

What’s Up With the Bacteria In Your Gut?

We’ve known for decades that that the lush collection of bacteria that populate our guts plays a part in digestion. The famous after-effects of bean-eating—tactfully known in the 16th century as “windinesse”— are due to our resident microbes, chomping up an assortment of bean oligosaccharides …

You Need to Know: All About Synthetic Biology Foods

The latest term buzzing around the food world is one you're not likely to know: synthetic biology, or "synbio." Grist calls it "the next front in the never-ending GMO war." So while we're still figuring out what to make of GMOs, farmers, food suppliers and chefs should start to get to know this new …

Yes, You Can Make Cheese Out Of Greek Yogurt. Here's How.

And it's delicious.<p>Cheese-making is often thought as an activity best left in the hands of professionals -- it involves live enzymes, after all -- but this is not always the case. Some cheeses are so easy to make at home it's a shame you haven't been making (and eating) them your whole life. …

Breakfast

9 Hot and Sour Soup Recipes That Are Better Than Takeout

Hot and sour soup is a beloved Chinese takeout staple, but it's easy to make at home and the results are extra-delicious. Here, nine amazing versions …