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Here's How to Master Your Morning with Smoothie Kits

Smoothies have long been a part of my regular breakfast lineup, no matter what time of year. These cool drinks are a satisfying way to refuel after …

Breakfast

This vegetarian sweet potato chili is about to be your new winter comfort food go-to

January is basically a month-long meal-time paradox: Short days and cold weather illicit cravings for comfort food (mac and cheese, anyone?), but …

Healthy Eating

This Is the Only Type of Bread You Should Be Eating, According to a Cardiologist

Gluten shows up – in some variation – in all the best foods: Doughnuts, pizza, beer, and of course bread, a staple in almost everyone’s kitchen. But …

How to Tell When Literally Every Baked Good Is Done

From pies and cakes to cookies and muffins, you'll never have to guess again.<p>One of the most difficult things about being a recipe developer is translating all the sights, smells, sounds and feelings that I experience when I'm cooking into words. When I'm writing a recipe, I always try to include …

Baking

27 cities around the world where expats are happy, rents are affordable, and jobs are plentiful

If you're thinking about living abroad, the best people to ask for tips might be the people who have already done it: expats.<p>InterNations, an expatriate network and global guide, put together a list of the best cities for living and working abroad, according to expats they surveyed.<p>To compile the …

Real Estate

This Spaghetti Squash Parmesan is a Vegetarian's Dream

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Heat oven to 400°F. Place squash on a parchment-lined rimmed baking sheet, drizzle cut sides with 2 tablespoons of the oil, and …

10 Easy Weeknight Dinners to Make in Your Dutch Oven

A Dutch oven is a real workhorse in the kitchen — it can boil water for pasta, slow-cook a pot roast, and do just about anything in between. That's …

Cooking

10 Vegetarian Low-Carb Recipes That Are Simply Mouthwatering

There is an overabundance of vegetarian meals out there ready for you to prep for dinner tonight, but what we noticed was that most meat-free options …

How to Grow Pineapples in Pots

Step A:<p>Cut off the crown, leaving several inches of fruit<p>Step B:<p>Leave several inches of fruit.<p>Step C:<p>Soak the crown in water for a day or two to …

10 great places to enjoy #vanlife

Six years ago, Foster Huntington gave up his corporate job in New York to live in a van. His Instagram posts tagged #vanlife attracted more than one million followers and helped start a movement of like-minded wanderers. He offers tips for joining the crusade in his new book <i>Van Life: Your Home on</i> …

National Parks

Recipe: Drunken Chicken and Mushrooms

Drunken Chicken and Mushrooms<p>Serves 4<p>1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut crosswise into 1-inch-thick pieces<br>Kosher salt<br>Freshly ground …

Best and Worst Nuts for Your Health

Nuts are packed with heart-healthy fats, protein, vitamins, and minerals. Still, some are healthier than others.

The Best Salad Greens, Ranked By Nutrition

Eat better salads.<p>It’s pretty well understood that salads are good for you. As long as you’re careful with a restaurant’s menu options, you can count on doing right by your body with a bed of greens.<p>But, not all greens are created equal and some contain significantly more nutrition than others. …

The 10 best national parks to visit in fall

Fewer crowds and stunning foliage make for an epic trip<p>For most of the 58 national parks in the United States, summer is high season. Tourists from around the world come to see the Grand Canyon, hike Rocky Mountain National Park, or watch a geyser explode in Yellowstone. But perhaps the best time …

How To Cook Golden, Juicy Chicken Breast on the Stove

<b>Pat the chicken dry and season with salt and pepper.</b> Thoroughly dry the chicken on all sides with paper towels. Season with the salt and pepper on …

Recipes

Fat isn't nearly as bad for you as we thought — and another ingredient is likely worse

Yet more and more research suggests this kind of thinking is dangerously misguided.<p>Instead of finding evidence that low-fat eating plans offer health benefits, dozens of studies have suggested instead that these kinds of diets are unhelpful or potentially harmful. And new research points to another …

Nutrition

Driver in car hits 14 year old with right of way in crosswalk, and all they care about is the iPhone

<b>It's almost like there is a concerted campaign to turn distracted walking into a serious problem.</b><p>There was a serious crash recently near …

The High-Protein, Low-Carb, 1-Pan Meal You Need to Reach Your Weight-Loss Goals

High-protein, low-carb meals are a smart thing to aim for when you're trying to lose weight. But if you don't eat meat or dairy, or you can't stomach another piece of grilled chicken for the millionth time, here's an easy and delicious vegan recipe.<p>Made with just four main ingredients — tofu, …

3 Alternatives to Carbs That Are So Much Healthier (but Taste Just as Good)

Finding alternatives to carbs that are as delicious as they are healthy is a tricky task. But we're here to help by providing you with three great …

18 Fast, Healthy Breakfast Ideas

1 of 19<p>Mustard, Avocado, and Dill on a Whole-Wheat Muffin With Boiled Egg<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 19<p>Healthy Banana Bread<p>3 of 19<p>Scrambled Eggs With Beans, …

This Anti-Aging Serum Is Like Botox in a Bottle

<i>This article originally appeared on InStyle.com.</i><p>Serums deliver results. And the result I was desperately wishing for was the disappearance of my …

6 Anti-Aging Foundations That Erase Years Instantly

6 Anti-Aging Foundations That Erase Years Instantly<p>These dermatologist-recommended foundations smooth wrinkles, add moisture, and deliver potent …

The 19 Best Foods for Health and Happiness

If a single food was guaranteed to make you instantly slim or happy, or end your allergy woes, stores would have to fight back the feverish shoppers. …

The Easiest Summer Vegetable Ratatouille Recipe

Step 1<p>Combine the olive oil, salt & peppers, herbs, the shallot, and garlic in a Dutch oven or nonstick coated pot.<p>Step 2<p>Slice the squash as thinly …

This 4-Ingredient Vegan Dessert Tastes Like Chocolate Caramel

You're craving something chewy and chocolaty, but you're also trying to stay on the healthy path. You win with these no-bake brownies! Made with medjool dates, pecans, cocoa powder, and a few mini dairy-free chocolate chips, these are sure to satisfy your dessert cravings.<p>This luscious, …

Yes, You Can Cook Cucumbers, And They Are Delicious

Trust us.<p>We eat a lot of cucumbers stateside, most often served raw and crunchy to impart a refreshing quality to a meal. Does “cool as a cucumber” ring a bell?<p>Hardly do we ever cook them ― but we can, and we should.<p>Cooked cucumbers are more common in Asian cuisines, where they work wonders in stir …

You Don't Need an Entree With This Caramelized Eggplant Appetizer

Earlier this week while flipping through magazines at my parents’ house, I came across a striking photo in the June <i>Bon Appétit</i>: a yogurt-smeared platter piled with vegetables. For its unlikely assembly of ingredients—fresh tomatoes with caramelized eggplant and crispy kale chips all atop a …

Recipes

These Cauliflower Recipes Taste Nothing Like Your Sad Diet Food

Shake it up.<p>Within the past couple of years, cauliflower has gained some culinary appeal. People love it for its healthy qualities and its ability to be extremely versatile in the kitchen ― this cruciferous vegetable can easily be made into a healthy pizza crust alternative, or even a carb-free …

32 Cheap Skin Care Products That Work Just As Well As The Luxury Brands

Because giving your skin the attention it deserves shouldn't cost more than $20. Who's with me?<p><i>The reviews used in this post have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

18 Paleo Recipes That Are Actually Super Satisfying

Comfort food for breakfast, lunch, or dinner — but paleo-friendly.