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19 Gluten-Free Appetizers for Summer Cookouts

With warmer weather finally here, everyone’s more than ready to celebrate the season: Bring on the sun, the fun, and of course, the outdoor barbecues.<p>…

Healthy Eating

Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

Yoga

24 Brilliant Home Hacks That Are Actually The Easiest

Being an adult is hard. Between working, sleeping, eating, and Netflix and chilling, where are we expected to find the time to organize our …

10 After-School Snack Ideas Parents Can Feel Good About — Recipes from The Kitchn

I have a 6-year-old and a 3-year-old who come home from school every day <i>begging</i> for snacks, no matter how hearty a lunch I pack for them. The …

Easy chicken paprikash might be the best dish my mom ever taught me

Depending on your mother’s kitchen prowess, you may or may not have treasured recipes of hers that withstand the test of time. I have many such …

10 Muscle-building Foods Every Man Should Have in His Pantry

We get it: You’re busy, and you don’t have a lot of time to make whole meals from scratch. Between family, work, and finding time to hit the gym …

22 Healthy Snacks That Are (Almost) Too Good To Be True

Snacking doesn't typically count as an actual meal, but if it did, it would be our favorite meal of the day. We love munching between breakfast, …

The best method for cooking asparagus is 2,000 years old

I used to think I didn’t like asparagus, but it turned out to be—as these aversions often are—a textural problem. Their stalks would remain fibrous …

The Insanely Simple 5-Ingredient Salad I Make at Least 3 Times a Week

Despite living in a city with one of the most diverse and vibrant food scenes in the world, I'm embarrassed to admit that repeated Seamless orders to …

This Is the Most Popular Sheet Pan Recipe on Pinterest

It might not feel like it at the moment, but summer will be here before we know it. And with summer comes all the fun food stuff you can do outdoors, …

27 Things to Cook in a Cast Iron Skillet - Turntable Kitchen

Did you know that one of the most versatile kitchen essentials is not only super affordable, but can last a lifetime? Our cast iron skillet is one of …

This Flaky Bread Is the Best Recipe I've Ever Found in a Random Google Search

By Elaheh Nozari<p>It's buttery, flaky, and tastes like my childhood.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the flaky bread recipe that e-commerce editor Elaheh Nozari just couldn't live without.</i><p>My love for flaky bread …

A diet plan to reduce the risk of Alzheimer's

Three years ago to the day, a group of researchers in the US put out a diet targeted at a healthy brain. They’d got together to find out if there was …

How to Pan Sear Steak Like a Complete Badass

Steak! We love to go out for it, but cooking it at home is another tale. What temperature is medium-rare again? Gah, what does it take to achieve the …

No-Potato Cauliflower Hash Browns Are Your Favorite New Breakfast Side

You’ve tried cauliflower grits and cauliflower rice, but have you tried cauliflower hash browns? P.S.A: You can 100 percent make hash browns without …

The best ways to lose weight and keep it off, according to science

In a country that eats dessert for breakfast, sustained weight loss can feel like an uphill battle.<p>Aside from avoiding obvious minefields like stacks of syrup-drenched pancakes and huge muffins, there are several practical guidelines to follow if you're looking to slim down. These tips can be …

You Might Be Wasting Your Money on Probiotics If You're Not Eating Prebiotics

Unless you've been living under a rock, you've likely heard the buzz swarming the topic of probiotics in recent years. But one such topic that's just …

Nutrition
Consciousness

Empowered Kids Have Parents Who Use These 3 Strategies

The principles are simple enough, but you can't quit, and you have to tell your reptilian brain to shut up.<p>By far the biggest irony of being a parent is that, while it's human nature to want to feel needed, if we're doing our job as a mother or father, we have to empower our kids, at least on a …

I Just Made Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts, and I Might Never Order Takeout Again

These crispy, spicy Brussels sprouts are crazy addictive—and easy to make at home.<p>Though I’ll eat pretty much any vegetable tossed in oil, seasoned …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Meatloaf With a Twist Recipe

"This meatloaf includes the mashed potatoes. Great flavor. You've found a new way to make this classic recipe and the kids will love it. It's also …

How To Teach Mosquitoes To Leave You Alone

Human skin is a cornucopia of fragrances.<p>The bacteria living on our skin emit more than 200 odor chemicals.<p>"Many of these molecules smell quite pleasant," says biologist Jeff Riffell at the University of Washington. "They smell grassy or a little bit like mushrooms. Some human scents are the same …

Mosquitoes

Start Spring Seeds Indoors Now

Apart from all the weed growers in Colorado, do any of you grow plants from seed? It seems like fewer people do nowadays, preferring to buy young …

Tamal Ray's recipe for honey and almond brittle biscuits

The act of caramelising sugar, with its blowtorches and crystallisation points, can seem intimidating to the novice baker. Although the chemical reaction itself is complex, transforming a homogenous jumble of simple sucrose molecules into a thousand new forms, the actual process is a simple …

Dessert

This Slow Cooker Orange Chicken Is Better than Takeout

Slow Cooker Orange Chicken<p>Serves 4 to 6<p><i>For the chicken:</i> <br>1/4 cup cornstarch <br>1 teaspoon kosher salt <br>1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper <br>1 1/2 …

Our Top Slow-Cooker Soup Recipes to Make in 2018

Baby it’s cold outside.<p>There’s nothing like a slow-cooker recipe to help you out during busy weeks. Simply add the ingredients, press a button, and …

Slow Cooker Stuffed Cabbage Cooked in a Sweet & Sour Sauce

Slow Cooker Stuffed Cabbage Rolls<p>Serves 4<p><i>For the cabbage and sauce:</i> <br>1 large head regular or Savoy cabbage (about 2 1/4 pounds), including outer …

100 Beautiful Bedrooms And Their Dreamy Interior Decors

Beauty is indefinable. It depends on too many aspects to be able to establish a set of specific rules or features which could be applied in …