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This Broccoli Salad with Peanut Dressing Is Our Only Memorial Day Plan

Fact: Creamy peanut dressing makes everything taste better.<p>The appearance of raw broccoli—say, on a crudités platter—doesn't exactly get our taste buds tingling. Dry stalks and tiny broccoli flowers between your teeth is nobody's best look. But when we devoured the broccoli salad from beloved pizza …

Memorial Day Weekend

$180 One-way Flights to Barcelona Are Making Our Fall Dreams Come True

Spring has only just sprung in the United States, but Norwegian Air’s latest deal has us looking ahead to fall and winter fun.<p>Norwegian is offering …

Air Travel

This Airline Will Fly Kids for Free So You Can Take a Family Vacation to Scandinavia (Video)

If you’re looking for a budget-friendly way to explore the Scandinavian countries of Sweden, Norway, and Denmark, or the countless natural sights of …

Family Vacations

10 HIIT Workouts to Get You Shredded for Summer

2. Jump Rope Interval Workout<p><b>Directions</b><p>Complete the following circuit four times, resting 1 minute after jumping rope in each round.<p><b>1. Mountain</b> …

My Seattle: Indi Chocolate Owner Erin Andrews

<b>How did Indi Chocolate get started?</b><p>My journey into chocolate began in 2008, when I decided to take my daughters to Belize to show them that …

Tourist tax: the hidden costs of spending a night in Europe

Taxing tourism is not a new idea, and considering how expensive it can be to host throngs of tourists, it probably isn’t a bad one. But getting the …

21 Genius Uses for Trader Joe’s ‘Everything But the Bagel’ Seasoning

Are you as obsessed with Trader Joe’s “Everything But the Bagel” ($2) seasoning as I am? It’s a magical combination of salt, garlic, onion, poppy seeds, and two kinds of sesame seeds, and when it hit shelves earlier this year people went nuts for the stuff. I mean, how could you not?! As a kid, I’d …

Healthy AND Delicious: 12 Dinners to Get You Back on Track

It’s holiday detox time! From cauliflower fried “rice” to chicken tacos, these recipes prove that healthy eating doesn’t have to be boring.<p>1. Cauliflower Fried “Rice”<p>Cauliflower “rice” is a foodie trend that’s worthy of the hype. In this easy recipe, grated cauliflower is sautéed with aromatics, …

Cooking

Photos: The best of Poland's stunning Lower Silesia

This Cheap Chicken Salad Sandwich Is a Rent Week Legend

Get some potato chips involved in your chicken salad sandwich<p>I have a deep love for chicken salad sandwiches. Ever since seven year-old me took a bite of one in a Philadelphia diner, that sandwich has brought me nothing but happiness. Now, as a 24 year-old with a job in food media, I owe it to the …

7 Google hacks to use on your next vacation

Just a few days before embarking on a road trip through Northern Spain, my brother (who does not work for Google, but is a computer nerd), informed …

Maps

What you need to know about ticks

<b>(CNN) —</b> As summer heat descends, replacing balmy spring breezes, ticks are becoming active in many regions of the United States. In the coming months, some experts predict that ticks and the diseases they cause will be more abundant due to warmer winter temperatures. Worry, though, is unnecessary …

Healthy Peanut Butter Recipes That Satisfy Your Cravings

Have at it.<p>There’s no denying the allure of peanut butter and jelly, or even peanut butter and chocolate. Unfortunately, those two classic PB combos aren’t necessarily the healthiest.<p>But, fellow peanut butter lovers, we have good news for you: we’ve found 15 recipes that sneak peanut butter into …

Recipes

Making brown rice? Don't follow the instructions on the box

When I was a kid, brown rice felt like punishment. Like the ever-increasing amount of whole wheat flour that would appear in my mom’s pancakes and waffles, brown rice with dinner felt like we had done something really wrong.<p>My mom would always scorch it, informing us that, in other parts of the …

Revealed: The 10 Best Secret Beaches On Earth

The Best 10 Secret Beaches On Earth<p>In "News"<p>Beaches don’t come more stunning than the vast expanses of sand bordered by crystal clear waters on …

How to book the cheapest flights possible

Tech and tools to save you airfare dollars<p>Got your eye on a getaway? Ready to take off somewhere new? Thanks to the web and those pocket computers we call smartphones, booking a flight is easier than ever before. But, as seasoned campaigners will know, flight prices shift substantially based on …

Air Travel

New And Creative Ways To Show Off Your Succulents

Now that you've found all kinds of odd yet beautiful succulent houseplants for your home you'll need to find new ways to display them, since there's …

Shrimp is America’s favorite seafood. Here are 7 guilt-free ways to cook it.

By Kara Elder<p>, Editorial aide<p>It seems you had shrimp (and maybe slow cookers) on your minds last month. The most-viewed online recipe in February was an archive favorite: Slow-Cooker Garlicky Shrimp. And no wonder — this method is an easy, hands-off approach to ensure the seafood is perfectly …

Seafood

Try the 7-Minute Ab Workout Adele's Trainer Swears By

One of Adele’s most complicated relationships isn’t documented in her songwriting, but in two hilariously relatable Instagram photos where she …

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If your iron and vitamin D levels are low, you might be feeling fatigued and depressed. Iron, an essential part of the hemoglobin molecule, helps transport oxygen to your cells. It also plays a role in preventing anemia. The health of your bones, muscles and immune function rely on adequate vitamin …

Nutrition

A 25-Minute TRX Workout for When You Have No Idea What to Do at the Gym

In order to see results, you have to switch up your usual routine. This 25-minute workout utilizes a suspension trainer like TRX to transform the …

Workouts

Everything you need to know about Barcelona’s new tourist rules

Barcelona is taking steps to protect the city from overcrowding with a host of new measures passed on Friday.<p>The Special Urban Plan for Tourist Accommodation (Peuat) is designed to create a more sustainable model of tourism in the future, and help take the pressure off the spiralling rent costs and …

Spain Is On Sale! Cheap Flights To Lots Of Cities In Spain For Just Over $300

Right now, you can get cheap flights to Spain. This sale includes a number of smaller cities all across Spain, including Barcelona, Madrid, Mallorca, …

Turn Empty Liquor Bottles Into Beautiful Oil Lamps

I don’t know about you, but I am loathe to throw away my empty liquor bottles. They’re just so pretty, and tossing them in the recycling bin makes my …

Liquor

Living like a local in Barcelona - a perfect day

There are a lot of things to see and do in the Catalan Capital. Whether you want to experience the city through a local’s eyes, or want to visit all …

War

Visa-free travel available from next month for visitors from 80 countries to visit Belarus

Travel to Belarus has suddenly become a whole lot easier, as the country’s president Alexander Lukashenko signed a decree introducing visa-free travel for citizens of 80 countries on 9 January 2017.<p>The new regime only applies for stays of up to five days and arrivals by air to the capital Minsk, …

Travelers

9 Northeastern Hikes with Amazing Views

Hikers can come up with dozens of reasons why they love to get out on the trail. But when a long trek leads to a perfect postcard view that goes on …

7 travel apps you might actually use in 2017 | Travel Feature

1. For European rail adventures: Loco2<p>If you’re planning a rail trip around Europe this summer, Loco2 is a must-have. Whether you’re going to Lyon …

52 Places to Go in 2017

There are thousands of getaways to explore this year. Here are some ideas to get you started.