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10 Easy Dinners Made with Canned Goods from the Pantry

The bottom shelf of my pantry is always stacked with a sea of various canned goods. There's everything from an assortment of beans to canned …

5 Minute Healthy Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

A couple of months back, I spotted the beautiful Bethany Ugarte's Instagram post (guys, you HAVE to follow Bethany @lilsipper as her recipes are just AMAZING!) for her delicious cookie dough.<p>The fact that it looked amazing was already enough of a persuasion to try it out myself (I mean, chocolate …

Dessert

17 Delicious Eggplant Recipes That Everyone Will Love

Think eggplant has to be stringy, bitter, greasy, or bland? Chances are you've just never eaten it when it's cooked right. The pale meat of this botanical-fruit-turned-culinary-vegetable is certainly mild in flavor, and its spongy texture means it's prone to soaking up an excess of oil. But all it …

10 Lettuce-Free Salads You'll Make All Summer Long

Who says a good salad must have greens? These crowd-pleasing salads are packed with nutritious and tasty ingredients -- from fresh corn to quinoa to avocado -- and they're 100% lettuce-free. Get ready to discover your new summer staples!<p><b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey</b> …

Healthy Eating

13 Recipes That Prove Vegetarians Have Fun Too

1<p>This gorgeous vegetarian burger begins with a soft, freshly baked sourdough roll and then we spread on plenty of zesty chickpea hummus blitzed up …

Doing Veganuary? Try these vegan recipes

You can't get away from veganism this month. January has been re-branded 'Veganuary' and thousands are giving up all animal products for the month, for both ethical and health reasons<p>But if you're giving up meat and dairy for the first time, it can be difficult at first to know what to cook. …

Indian-Style Nachos with Warm Spices and Tamarind Chutney

4 to 6 Servings<p>Indian grocers sell prepared tamarind chutney, which you can easily substitute for the homemade version here.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Spicy Chickpeas and Potatoes<p>1 15-oz. can chickpeas, rinsed<p>1 russet potato, peeled, cut into ½” pieces<p>3 tablespoons olive oil<p>1 teaspoon garam masala<p>¼ teaspoon …

How to Make Your Tofu Taste Like Pork

This is the dish that will convert even hardcore carnivores into tofu lovers. And you don't need a recipe to make it.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, in an effort for you to</i> …

How to Make a Meatier, Juicier, Tastier Grilled Mushroom

As much as I love a good steak or spicy chicken wings hot off the barbecue, a meal cooked outside isn't complete without some grilled vegetables. Mushrooms are particularly well-suited to the task (and make a great vegetarian main dish, too), but that doesn't mean there's no wrong way to grill …

23 Protein Shake Recipes for Weight Loss From Eat This, Not That!

Packed with essential nutrients that keep your skin, hair, bones and heart healthy, there’s virtually no prep work or cleanup with shakes. But not …

Nutrition

12 Incredible Abs Exercises You Should Know

Everything you need to do to get a stronger core without doing a single solitary crunch. For everyone from fitness rookie to hardcore exerciser.<p>Thumbnail from Thinkstock.

So, You Can't Really Shrink Your Pores, But Here's What You CAN Do

Flawless skin right this way.<p><b>1. Vacuum-Clean Your Skin</b><p>Large pores and excess oil go hand in hand. When sebum gets stuck in your pores, it causes inflammation that physically expands the pore, says NYC dermatologist Adam Geyer. An easy way to suck out all that oil: a charcoal face wash or mask. …

Skin Care

Fish Oil Benefits: Here's What You Need To Know

It's been drilled into our heads by doctors for years that a fish-rich diet is actually good for our bodies. It's suggested that we eat fatty fish that are also lower in mercury -- like salmon, trout, sardines and tuna -- at least two to three times a week or take fish oil supplements regularly to …

29 Frozen Puff Pastry Recipes, Both Savory & Sweet

We've got an infinite number of frozen puff pastry ideas. Here are 29 of them.<p><b>Want to stock your kitchen with a</b> secret weapon? From last-minute hors' d'oeuvres to hearty dinners and easy desserts, frozen puff pastry is the workhorse of a busy kitchen (our favorite brand is the all-butter Dufour). …

Baking

Where's the Beef? 5 Delicious Vegetarian Recipes

Yes, I love burgers. I love pork chops and fried chicken. But, the more I work with food, the more I save my love of meat for special occasions. Not only are veggies loaded with obvious health benefits, they are super versatile and immensely tasty. Plus, there's nothing better than eating a steak a …

Cooking

How to Make the Grain Bowl of Your Lunchtime Dreams

Still searching for the tricks needed to get your grain bowl to taste as great as the one at your favorite little luncheonette? Search no more.<p>These days, it seems like <b>Instagram-ready grain bowls</b> are popping up everywhere at spots like Egg Shop in NYC and Baker Miller in Chicago. Still searching …

15 Recipes That Will Help You Unwind at the End of a Looong Day

Grab one of these 15 treats at the end of the day, and you’ll start to unwind in no time at all. Featuring teas, refreshing herbs and flowers and the occasional splash of booze, you’ll feel the stress start melting away almost instantly. Pour yourself a bath, toss a waterproof case on your …

10 Butt Exercises for a Tighter, Firmer, Extra Bangin’ Booty

Whether you want to tone and lift, firm and shrink or just want to get a little healthier and build up some more muscle, here are 10 exercises that will target your butt until you’re dying to sit down again. But trust us, the burn is worth it if you want to get your best butt ever.<p>1. Cosmopolitan’s …

Parmesan Sauteed Mushroom Recipe - Laura Vitale - Laura in the Kitchen Episode 842

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Creamy Mushroom Pasta

<i>For those nights when you get home hungry, stressed, and impatient, Hangry is here to help. Each Monday, Kendra Vaculin will share quick, exciting meals to rescue anyone who might be anxiously eyeing a box of minute rice.</i><p><i>Today: A simple pasta dish that gives you everything you deserve after a long</i> …

Laser treatments in your bathroom? 10 at-home products as good as a trip to the dermatologist

You’ve mastered masks, teeth whitening and even D.I.Y. hair color. But at-home lasers and dermabrasion? Yep, the future is now. We rounded up the most impressive products on the market, from gravity-defying face toners to one of the strongest peel in stores. If you’re willing to put in the time, …

Skin Care

Cinnamon Swirl Scones

Who says tea parties are just for kids? A relaxing get-together over a cup of tea and a few baked goods is the perfect way to spend an afternoon and …

Indian cucumber and tomato salad recipe

Kachumber is a vivid cucumber and tomato relish, with chilli, lime and cumin<p>Good with spiced roast chicken, roast fish or a mixture of salads. It sounds very ordinary when you read the ingredients list but is fresh and really punchy.<p><b>SERVES</b><p>4 as a side dish<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>6 well-flavoured tomatoes, …

Vegetarian recipes: the really hungry burger

A modern way to cook a hearty vegetarian burger by Anna Jones<p>I had a little fight with myself over this recipe. Does a veggie burger have a place in a modern book about vegetarian food? Something about veggie burgers feels a bit ‘nut roast at brightly painted cafe wearing hemp trousers’. However, …

25 Amazing Ways to Use Epsom Salt

My grandma was a huge fan of Epsom salt—she used it for <i>everything</i>! People of her generation knew the many health benefits of Epsom salt and I’ve …

Inflammation

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush

Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all the muscles in your glutes and …