Irene Chen

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Homemade Pb-Pretzel-Apple Bars Are the Perfect After-School Snack

Sweet, salty, fruity, and crunchy, these bars truly pack a little bit of everything! Whip up a batch for your next picnic or hike, and stay fueled …

Healthy Eating

25 Depression-Era Desserts Worth Trying Today

The Depression Era was a time of limited ingredients, which lead to some inventive desserts! Whether it’s a pie made with green tomatoes or a cake …

Dessert

What's The Best Workout To Help You Wake Up In The Morning? The Scientific 7-Minute Workout Can Give You A Surprising Boost

If mornings aren't your jam, and you hit snooze eleventy-million times before diving head first into a pot of dark roast, you probably don't have a …

Exercise

11 Healthy and Protein-Packed Poultry Recipes That Are Anything But Boring

While red meat, fish, and vegan substitutes all have a special time and place on the dinner table, poultry tends to be the most popular favorite …

Cooking

10 Core Moves Emily Skye Swears By For Serious Results

Damn, woman.<p>If you follow Emily Skye on Instagram (if not, get on that!), then you already know she's the totally badass guru behind the super-popular FIT Program. This year, she's been refreshingly honest about her postpartum fitness journey after giving birth to her first daughter, Mia. One of …

Tone Every Inch of Your Body With These 100 Effective Bodyweight Moves

Here it is! The ultimate guide to the best bodyweight moves. Bookmark this for later so you can create your own workout by mixing and matching these badass moves, and watch your body transform. Maybe you want an all-butt workout with squats and lunges. Maybe you want to focus on toning your arms …

Workouts

Brisket-and-Black Bean Chili with Cilantro-Lime Crema Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together first 5 ingredients in a small bowl. Toss spice mixture with brisket cubes until well coated.<p>Step 2<p>Heat 2 …

Cooking

9 Best Beach Resorts Under $200 a Night

1 of 9<p>The Chequit, Shelter Island, New York<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 9<p>The Dean, Rhode Island<p>3 of 9<p>Rockhouse, Jamaica<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 9<p>Hotel La Semilla, …

Miami Beach

25+ Things to Do with Zucchini & Squash — Tips from The Kitchn

Despite my excitement about zucchini and summer squash hitting the market and showing up in my CSA, it doesn't take long before I am totally …

Zucchini

15 Recipes Every Beginner Baker Should Master

So you’re not an expert baker—maybe precise measurements scare you, or you prefer French fries to French pastry. But if you’re looking to improve …

French Fries

The Top Five Books on Parenting - According to a Developmental Psychologist

Evidence rules!<p>New parenting books seem to pop up all the time. How to do it the French way, the Tiger Mom way, the New Kid by Friday way, or how to …

Parenting

Hetty McKinnon's sushi salad recipe

Brown rice bowls have become a midweek staple in our home. Extremely adaptable, they allow me to use up whatever vegetables are in my fridge and are a great way to enjoy leftover roasted vegetables.<p>I had originally named this dish “miso brown rice salad with avocado, edamame and seaweed”, but my …

Food

Recipe: 2-Ingredient Sweet Potato Pancakes — Recipes from The Kitchn

You're probably in disbelief at this recipe title, but yes, you can make tasty pancakes with just two ingredients: baked sweet potato and eggs. (And, …

Recipes

Honey for skin care? Why everyone is buzzing about this beauty trend

You might bee on your way to better skin in no time!<p>True story: almost exactly one year ago, I had a massive and inexplicable outbreak of hives on my face. Glorious, beautiful, lovely hives that got bigger and bigger. And none of the doctors I went to could figure out what caused them, but they …

Skin Care

The Power of Gratitude in Parenting

I despise making school lunches. Each morning, I stumble through the motions of slicing cucumbers, rinsing berries, and filling water bottles, all …

Parenting

10 Fresh & Colorful Salad Recipes to Make Right Away

I am someone who definitely eats with their eyes first; the more colorful and fresh-looking the dish, the more I want to dig into it. When it comes …

Healthy Eating

This Ginger Dressing Tastes Exactly Like it Came From a Japanese Restaurant

I am obsessed with ordering side salads at sushi restaurants. Not because I feel the need to keep my body running with leafy greens—because I love …

Recipes

Palouse Falls State Park: The Complete Guide

Palouse Falls State Park, which is home to Palouse Falls, is located in LaCrosse, Washington, which is not a place most people have probably heard …

Hiking

This Cheap Natural Anti-Aging Product Is SO Good It Keeps Sells Out At Target

Many brands have been making the shift towards natural, clean beauty products in recent months, but none of their selections compare to Target’s. The …

Skin Care

Italian Cream Cheese and Ricotta Cheesecake Recipe

"This is my grandmother's cheesecake recipe passed down to my entire family. It's the best. I can't believe I'm sharing it, but everyone needs to …

Cream Cheese

Momma's Healthy Meatloaf Recipe

"This is a super healthy and simplified version of a family favorite."<p>Ingredients<p>cooking spray<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>1 green bell pepper, diced<p>1/2 cup …

Food

9 Skincare Ingredients That Prevent, Treat, and Fade Hyperpigmentation

Getting rid of hyperpigmentation — unwanted pigment left behind from sun exposure, acne scars, and aging — takes work. While IPL laser treatments, micro-needling, and microdermabrasion are all effective in-office options for treating stubborn areas, upgrading your at-home regimen with …

Skin Care

This Cauliflower 'Dough' Pizza Is the Crispy Gluten-Free Crust Option You've Been Craving

Trying to find a delicious gluten-free pizza can seem like an impossible task. But instead of getting frustrated at the lack of options when dining …

Food

10 Fresh and Healthy Dinners You'll Make on Repeat — Recipes from The Kitchn

During these warm days of summer, dinners that are light and fresh are pretty much essential. It also doesn't hurt if they're wholesome. These 10 …

Cooking

How Long Does It Take to Boil an Egg?

Here’s a commonly asked cooking question—<i>how long should I boil eggs</i>? For hard-boiled eggs, we say <b>12 minutes</b>. But the answer really depends on the …

Breakfast

15 Houseplants That Can Remove Toxins In Your Home

"Formaldehyde? I don't know her." —Your home.<p><b>Read more:</b><p>• Here's How To Slice An Aloe Vera Leaf<p>• Only An Expert Plant Parent Can Get 9/12 On This Quiz<p>• 9 Natural Ways To Keep Mosquitoes At Bay This Summer

Plants

These 2-Ingredient Bagels Are About to Change Your Life (and They Take Less Than 30 Minutes to Make)

<i>Healthy bagels that don’t taste like cardboard? We’re all ears.</i><p><i>This story originally appeared on Cookinglight.com by Jaime Ritter.</i><p>I’ve been seeing a …

Breakfast

Why Chinese Salt-Baked Chicken Is the Juiciest Chicken Ever

When it comes to cooking chicken, few techniques can truly surprise us anymore. We’ve fried, grilled, and steamed chicken, stuck them into rotisseries, braised them in stews, pan-fried them under bricks, even roasted them with a beer can stuck up their nether ends. All in all, it seems like we’ve …

Recipes

11 Reasons Why Montenegro Needs to Be Your Next Holiday Destination

Ask anyone who visits this slice of absolute paradise and they’ll tell you that Montenegro is a land of Adriatic heaven. Bursting with rolling, …

European Travel

If You Have These 10 Skincare Products, You Probably Don't Need a Facialist

Going to a facialist may seem like a luxury treatment, like getting a manicure or a keratin treatment, and we half agree. Like the latter services, …

Skin Care