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Filo Pastry Wrapped Asparagus

<i>Try this Filo Pastry Wrapped Asparagus recipe- they’re a great little snack for parties, they’re so easy to make and will go down a treat with</i> …

How to make the perfect chicken tikka masala

Like many great dishes, the origins of chicken tikka masala (or CTM, as it's known to aficionados) is a subject of spicy debate. Ahmed Aslam Ali claims he invented the dish, which bears a strong resemblance to Punjabi butter chicken, in his Glasgow restaurant in the early 1970s after a customer …

How to Order Wine at a Restaurant

Ordering wine in a restaurant shouldn’t be a stressed-out showdown. Here are five ways to make nice with the sommelier—and get the perfect bottle every time<p><i>Ordering wine in a restaurant shouldn’t be a stressed-out showdown. Here are five ways to make nice with the sommelier—and get the perfect</i> …

Afternoon tea recipes inspired by the Bloomsbury set

The Bloomsbury Cookbook by Jans Ondaatje Rolls celebrates the foods enjoyed by Virginia Woolf and her friends<p><b>Stuffed salmon rolls</b><p>From a cookbook kept by Grace Higgens<p>½lb salmon<p>Mayonnaise<p>1 pickled gherkin<p>chopped salt and pepper<p>Bread rolls<p>Butter<p>Lettuce leaves<p>First cook a slice of salmon (about ½lb, …

Miso brown rice & broccoli salad with fiery prawns

Fermented miso soya bean paste adds an extra savoury hit to this nutritious rice dish topped with fiery chilli-fried prawns<p>Ingredients<p>100g brown …

Sharing

This indulgent sharing platter makes an impressive dinner party starter with trout pâté, crisp coated mackerel fillets and smoked salmon<p>Elegant yet …

Building Your Kit Part 24: Getting Grunge Beauty Right

In the ’90s, the easy sexiness of the flannel-wearers of the Pacific Northwest captured the collective imagination of both men and women. As voices …

Makeup

Jessica Alba's Slimming Smoothie Recipe

The actress shares a Halloween treat that's actually good for you<p>Just because it’s officially sweets season doesn’t mean your figure has to suffer. The latest proof? This delicious concoction from Jessica Alba, which she posted recently on honest.com, her eco company’s website. Dubbed her “Green …

Nutrition

Take the Pilates Hundred Challenge… We Dare You!

Are your abs tough enough? They will be after this 10-days-to-a-flat-belly team dare!<p><b>The challenge to you:</b> Complete the Pilates Hundred mat exercise every day for 10 days straight. Use the hashtag #10x100 to share your progress with your friends. <b>The reward:</b> A bulletproof core, and a new …

Workouts

How Much Do You Really Know About Antioxidants?

<i>By Keri Gans for Shape.com</i><p>For the last decade we have heard repeatedly how important antioxidants are for us, and every other day we learn about another new superfood claiming magical powers -- maybe because there seems to be always some emerging research in this field. But what's funny to me is …

Low Calorie Lunch Recipes - Linda Wagner

My mom and I went to Greece when I was 15 years old. One of the things that I remember most about that trip was all of the fresh, delicious food!! We …

10 Ways to Ditch Your Cravings for Sugar, Salt, and Fats

According to a recent article in the <i>New York Times</i>, "Food Corporations Turn to Chefs in a Quest for Healthy Flavor," Big Food companies like PepsiCo, Kellogg's, and even fast food giants like Taco Bell are changing their ways in response to the increasing public demand for healthier food options. …

The Top 28 Best Healthy Snacks

Nibble away with these healthy snacks that all clock in at 100 calories or less.<p>Computer screens, dogs, your paycheck: Some things should only come in size XL. But at snack time, smaller really can be better—even if your appetite feels super-sized. It's just a matter of figuring out exactly the …

Healthy Eating

Nutrition Myths

There are countless nutrition myths in the health industry. The unfortunate truth is that once a theory becomes "accepted as scientific evidence," it becomes rewritten until it is accepted as undisputed truth. However, some of these theories may not stand the test of time. Governmental …

10 Things That Slow Your Metabolism

Beat these culprits to burn more calories<p>Need another reason to love your body? It burns calories all by itself—as long as you don't get in the way. See, every cell in your body plays a role in energy metabolism—the process of turning the food you eat into energy that keeps your heart beating, …

Nutrition

Keeping the Junk Out of Your Life

While you may hate to admit it, diet and nutrition play major roles in staying slim. When beginning an exercise regimen or weight-maintenance program, you might have the motivation to make it to the gym once or twice a day in an effort to keep the extra pounds away, but will fall short when it …

10 Of The Worst Diet Tips Ever

<i>By Stephanie Castillo for Prevention.com</i><p>You know you can't believe everything you read. And still, you haven't eaten an egg yolk since the 90s, and you can't touch a French fry without being saddled with guilt. Oh, and don't even get us started on the whole don't-eat-after-8-PM-or-else mentality. …

Shopping for Healthy Foods at the Grocery Store

Healthy meals don't start in your kitchen. They start at the grocery store. Grocery shopping may not be the most enjoyable activity, but it's …

15 Foods That Suppress Your Appetite

Eating these foods will help you feel fuller, longer<p>Eating these foods will help you feel fuller, longer<p><i>By Leta Shy for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>Eating well-balanced meals and snacks are both important for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. But whether it's because you find yourself mindlessly snacking or …

Nutrition

The 6 Weight-Loss Tips That Science Actually Knows Work

Some of the weight loss articles out there these days are getting a little nutty. New scientific studies that shed light on how metabolism works are wonderful and valuable in their own right, but when findings get morphed into magical new “tips” for losing weight, something’s amiss. Some recent …

10 Healthy Snacks for Weight Loss

10 can't-go-wrong munchies to satisfy every craving<p>Satisfy Your Hunger<p>Want to stick to your diet? Start snacking. It helps control hunger and rein in portion sizes at meals. And don't worry, it's supposed to feel indulgent. If a healthy snack isn't satisfying, you'll go in search of something that …

Nutrition

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

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Seafood Risotto

<i>At the end of a long week we all need something hearty to see us into the weekend, so we at StyleNest offer you this delicious recipe for seafood</i> …