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Chia Seed Pudding Recipes That Prove You Can Eat Healthy And Love It

It turns out there's a reason chia seeds are all the rage in the health food world -- they <i>actually</i> are really good for you. It's not a bad idea to try to add them into your diet, but rather than use them to top your yogurt or sneak them into granola we recommend making them the star of the show by …

Breakfast

Baked Omelet Recipe

"This is a great Christmas breakfast, brunch dish or company breakfast!"<p>Ingredients<p>8 eggs<p>1 cup milk<p>1/2 teaspoon seasoning salt<p>3 ounces cooked ham, …

Breakfast

Beat The Winter Chill: 7 Comforting Soups And Stews

Little is more comforting on a cold winter day than a big bowl of hot soup or stew. From <i>Pasta e Fagioli</i> to <i>Beef Bourgignon</i>, these recipes will warm you and make you happy.<p><b>1. Pasta e Fagioli</b><p>Pasta e fagioli -- literally "pasta and beans" -- is a hearty and heartwarming Italian soup, perfect for a …

Cooking

Comfort Food Lightened Up: 6 Heathy and Delicious Recipes

Imagine: comfort food without the guilt! From meatloaf to mashed potatoes, these recipes have been lightened up, but will still make you feel warm and satisfied.<p><b>1. Turkey Meatloaf</b><p>Meatloaf is the epitome of comfort food. This BBQ turkey version is hearty, flavorful and -- bonus -- low in fat. <b>GET THE</b> …

Cooking

The Salad From a Can I'd Eat Every Day

When you come across a dish you find to be the ultimate, how can you say it so without it sinking into the pool of "perfect," "best," "best ever" recipes? Let’s try reason:<p>-A perfect recipe would be be totally unfussy. One pan. Few minutes.<br>-It’d be made from the pantry. And adaptable to what isn’t …

So THAT'S Why We Should Be Eating Chia Seeds

Chia seeds are becoming a bigger and bigger part of the health food scene. And if you're someone who makes an effort to eat healthier, you may have dabbled in a chia seed recipe or two. These tiny black seeds are tasteless -- and undergo a really cool gelatinous transformation when wet -- so …

Healthy Eating

Amazing White Clam Sauce Recipe

"I got this recipe from an old boyfriend, and have modified it over the years. My husband and I have this at least every two weeks with a big loaf of …

Clams

Eat Your Veggies: 9 Deliciously Different Recipes

Vegetables don't have to be boring or relegated to a side dish. From roasted broccoli with chipotle honey butter to balsamic glazed roasted beets, these recipes are so flavorful and satisfying, they could carry an entire meal.<p><b>1. Roasted Broccoli with Chipotle Honey Butter</b><p>In this recipe, broccoli …

8 Warm and Comforting Breakfast Breads

On a chilly morning, sometimes cold cereal just won't cut it. Good news: homemade bread doesn't need to be a special occasion breakfast. From tender cream scones to marbled chocolate banana bread, all of these recipes are easy to make and guaranteed to start your day off with a smile.<p><b>1. Light and</b> …

Breakfast

Yes, You Can Make Cheese Out Of Greek Yogurt. Here's How.

Cheese-making is often thought as an activity best left in the hands of professionals -- it involves live enzymes, after all -- but this is not always the case. Some cheeses are so easy to make at home it's a shame you haven't been making (and eating) them your whole life. Namely, Greek yogurt …

Breakfast

10 Green Bean Casserole Recipes Just Perfect For Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is coming right up, and we know, the excitement is almost too much to bear. While you spend the following weeks planning which recipes you want to make this year, we'd like to make sure there's one you don't forget: the green bean casserole.<p>Green bean casseroles are hardly a star at …

Cooking

No Butter? No Problem. Every Baking Substitute You Could Ever Need.

By: Perry Santanachote<p><i>Credit: Jennifer Bui/Thrillist</i><p>You're halfway through a brownie recipe when you realize you have no eggs, and the grocery store is closed. You could go ask the babe next door, but it's late, and you're already in your pajamas, and at that moment, an abandoned recipe is 100% …

Hacking

Love at First Bite: 7 Scary-Good Sweets for Halloween

Think beyond candy corns and snack-size Snickers this Halloween and indulge in some of these homemade sweets. Not only are they scary-good, they're easy to make.<p><b>1. Ghost Cupcakes</b><p>You don't have to be "that mom" to make impressive Halloween treats. These adorable ghosts are made with lollipops and …

Dessert

13 Amazing Recipes for Fall Produce

From carrots and cauliflower to sweet potatoes and squash, there are so many tasty fruits and vegetables this time of year -- and endless ways to prepare them.<p><b>1. Cauliflower Purée with Thyme</b><p>This cauliflower purée is creamy and comforting, and it just happens to taste remarkably like mashed …

Breakfast

Slow Cooker Chocolate Dessert Recipes, Because Life Is Beautiful

If there's one thing we are always thankful for in life, it's chocolate. Chocolate -- in just about any form, at any time of day -- makes us swoon. Chocolate brownies, chocolate cookies, chocolate cakes, chocolate to drink, we want it. The only thing better than chocolate wrapped up into a decadent …

Cooking

6 Simple Soups Perfect for Autumn

The fall days are getting shorter and cooler. Warm up with these simple and delicious soups, all ready in 50 minutes -- or less!<p><b>1. Indian Spiced Red Lentil & Chicken Soup</b><p>Made with a rotisserie chicken and canned coconut milk, this easy version of Mulligatawny soup is a one-pot supper that you can …

Cooking

Research criticising 1980s fat guidelines misguided, say scientists

Scientists say paper questioning 1983 advice that urged people to avoid eating fatty foods is potentially dangerous<p>Scientists have poured cold water on new research questioning dietary advice issued 30 years ago urging people to avoid eating fatty foods such as butter and cheese.<p>The guidelines, …

Nutrition

It's a twin thing: the identical brother farmers from Hungary – in pictures

Miles from the nearest road on the great plains of Hungary, the Papp Lukács brothers lived off the vegetables they grew and the animals they reared. Their way of life was hardly touched by modernity – though they did own a radio, and rode mopeds to market. Over several seasons in the 1980s, …

Sausages

When Does Eating Healthy Become Unhealthy?

For some cyclists, a commitment to a healthy diet can become an eating disorder<p>Filling your grocery cart with organic vegetables and whole grains is a smart way to stay fit and healthy. Yet for some cyclists, a dedication to eating right can cross a line into a disorder called orthorexia.
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Mental Health

We've all been there. You go to start a recipe for your favorite chili or bean soup or from-scratch hummus and then it hits you: you forgot to soak the beans! Here's how to quick-soak dried beans in one hour: http://thekitc.hn/1hLIs2Y

Spicy Chickpea and Sour Tomato Curry with Pasta

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: With a properly stocked pantry, you can have an Indian-inspired dinner on a weeknight, on a whim.</i><p>Whenever a simple, …

11 Vegetarian Ramen Bowls So Divine, You Won't Miss The Meat

Ramen is a delight. It's the perfect bowl of somethin' somethin' to warm up your bones on chillier days. It has the potential to combine nearly everything you crave -- noodles? veggies? an egg? sure! -- all in one bowl. It's salty, noodle-filled and pretty simple to whip up at home.<p>Ramen is often …

28 Secrets of Exceptionally Productive People | Inc.com

Occasionally, I stumble on my own productivity tools and strategies, but mostly I borrow them from others.<p>So does Ryan Holiday, the author of the best-selling The Obstacle Is the Way (a really great book) and the compulsively readable <i>Trust Me, I'm Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator.</i><p>He's also …

Productivity

The Method: Daniel Horowitz

Jazz Junkie. Roaming Resident. Wisteria Waterer. We visit with artist Daniel Horowitz at his Vinegar Hill hideaway.<p>“I usually wake up in a fairly …

The Resilient City

What began as an apparent accident ended in unbelievable horror. Throughout the next year, the city changed but its resilience never did.<p>Three …

The New Habit Challenge: Create A Better To-Do List

Making a simple list isn’t the best way to get things done. Next week we’ll test more effective approaches to organizing our days.<p>Tons of successful leaders laud the to-do list as the key to more organized, productive, and focused days, but is there a right way and a wrong way to do your to-do?<p>The …

Productivity

What The Greatest Self-Help Books Of The Last Decades Can Teach You In 7 Minutes

As a writer, I’m fortunate to connect with authors and experts all over the globe who have vitally important messages to share. While each of these experts sees the world in his or her own very unique way, and shares a special filter or perspective on life, progress and success, when you peel the …

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