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11 No-Sugar Snacks That Skip the Refined Stuff but Not the Flavor

Snacking becomes infinitely more important once you start watching your sugar intake. When the munchies suddenly hit, finding something to hit the …

Healthy Eating

16 French Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re looking to up your game in the kitchen, classic French technique will provide you with a useful foundation no matter what you like to cook. …

I spend $25 a week on groceries — here's what I buy and what I skip

You can't eat healthy on a budget, they said; McDonald's has a dollar menu, they said.<p>Dear 'They': I do eat a healthy, plant-based diet on a strict budget, and I prefer to feel, well, not how McDonald's makes me feel. If I can spend $25 a week on groceries and feel good doing it, so can you.<p>One …

Personal Finance

7 High-Protein Muffin Tin Breakfasts That Are Perfect for Meal Prep

Meal Blueprints: Like Meal Planning, But Better

When my husband and I traded New York City for rural New England, there was one thing we knew we were going to miss above all else. No, not the …

14 Trader Joe’s Items That Will Basically Change Your Life

Trader Joe’s Vegetable Masala Burgers<p>“I am recently a vegetarian, and this is the best pre-made veggie burger I’ve found. It has Indian spices (kind …

Healthy Eating

10 Secret Sauces That Will Change Your Life

Sauce simply makes foods more succulent. Though it's tempting to just crank open a tin of tomato or butterscotch sauce, nothing beats homemade. These …

Instant Pot Sunday Sauce and Meatballs

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the Meatballs: Whisk together parmesan, dried minced onion, half-and-half, eggs, egg yolk, garlic, parsley, basil, and …

Everything you need to know about beef cuts in one chart

Beef cuts don’t have to be intimidating.<p>Whether it’s chuck, brisket, rib, loin, round, plate, or flank, the most important thing you need to know is …

Foodies Call These "the Best Chicken Crockpot Recipes"

Who said chicken was boring? Sure, it's the go-to meat that's graced our plates ad nauseam, and it's our flavor reference when trying frog legs—but …

18 Simple Keto Dinner Recipes That Are Packed With Flavor — but Not Carbs

Alas, a diet that encourages healthy eating without taking away the joys in life, like cheese and butter. The keto diet has gained popularity in recent years because of its effectiveness and adaptability while allowing you to eat delicious food (keto brownie cake anybody?). In a nutshell, keto …

No Boil Crock-Pot Mac and Cheese

No Boil Crock-Pot® Slow Cooker Mac and Cheese is so creamy and packed with flavor…perfect for everyday dinners, entertaining or a game day dish! I …

Comfort Food

25 Healthy Frozen Foods You Need in Your Freezer Right Now

You may not think of frozen foods as being health stars, but they can be — as long as you choose the right ones. In fact, packing your freezer with fruits, veggies, grains, and lean proteins can make good-for-you meals come together in a breeze. No more dialing for takeout (that takes too long, …

Healthy Eating

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with a Bacon, Mustard and Walnut Vinaigrette

Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.<p>Toss the Brussels sprouts with 2 tablespoons of the oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper on a rimmed baking sheet. …

Baked Parmesan Hash Brown Cups

<i>Updated on</i> <i>by</i> Averie Sunshine<p>Anything baked in a muffin pan automatically gets my attention.<p>It’s cute, it’s individually portioned, and I just can’t …

Brussels Sprouts with Oranges and Bacon

Small thin-skinned oranges work best here. Look for organic, as you are going to want to eat the whole fruit. The combination of sweet orange, lightly smoky bacon, and caramelized brussels sprouts is absolutely addictive.

Food

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Chestnuts, Pomegranate, and Cider Reduction

This dish can be served warm or at room temperature.

Brussels Sprouts

This Crockpot Recipe Has Been Shared 500,000 Times (It's Pure Comfort Food)

Thanks to the frigid temperatures, the crockpot is making its annual reappearance (and we couldn't be more thrilled). True to form, we're turning to …

These 33 Meal-Prep Ideas Are Healthy, Simple, and Delicious

To prevent consuming every food in sight, a little preparation goes a long way. From breakfasts to snacks to lunch and dinner, if you're new to meal prepping or you're getting bored with the same old combinations, find inspiration in these simple and delicious meal-prep ideas.

Healthy Eating

10 Trader Joe's meal hacks everyone should try

Slow-Cook Your Way to an Easy Sausage & Pepper Dinner

Slow Cooker Sausages with Peppers and Onions<p>Serves 5 to 10<p>3 medium bell peppers, assorted colors, sliced 1/2-inch thick <br>1 medium yellow onion, thinly …

Cooking

9 delicious meals you can prep this weekend and enjoy all through next week

If you’re like us, finding the time and energy to cook dinner after a long day at work is truly an impossible feat. We totally get it. But what about …

Sheet Pan Dinners

Get speedy family-friendly meals cooked, and avoid the dreaded dish washing, by using this collection of sheet pan dinners. Everything from meat loaf …

Cooking

6 Things I Prep on Sunday for a Week of Easy Vegetarian Meals

Working from home means that theoretically I <i>could</i> make all my meals from scratch whenever hunger strikes, but the reality is that I often stare at my …

Healthy Eating

Your Meal Plan Needs These Easy 30-Minute Dinners

When you're planning your meals for the week, it can be tempting to put the same five dinners on repeat. If it's not broke, why fix it, right? That's …

23 Underrated Costco Groceries That You're Seriously Missing Out On

Move over, TJ's.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

What Is the Difference Between Jasmine and Basmati Rice? - Chowhound

Ah, rice. A hardworking yet humble grain, often overlooked as a beautiful thing in its own right and valued most as a supporting player—and it <i>is</i> …

Slow Cookers

Four Simple Spice Rubs You Can Make in Five Minutes or Less

Under-seasoned meat is a crime. That poor, simple-headed chicken gave its life for you and ¼ teaspoon of salt-free lemon pepper per drumstick is your</i> …