Karen Merritt

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Easy One-Bowl Recipes Are Your Winter Supper Solution

Winter meals usually feature classic comfort food dishes -- lasagna, mac and cheese, braised meats -- but that's not always the best choice for fueling us through the long, cold months ahead. What we really need are foods that will make us feel energized when we can't count on the sun to get us out …

Healthy Eating

18 Salads to Brighten Up Your Winter Meals

When the temperatures start dipping into the 30s and below, I dip into my repertoire of hearty, slow-cooked dishes to keep me and my kitchen toasty. Nothing makes you feel cozier on a cold day than an herb-crusted roast or thick stew—the flavor deepening over hours on the stovetop or in the oven, …

Healthy Eating
Comedy

Going booze-free? The effects of a month without alcohol

With the start of another new year, people are once again swearing off alcohol for at least a month, often for charity. What are the potential effects of suddenly cutting all alcohol from your system?<p>Alcohol. It’s a popular social lubricant, provides pleasure, and often tastes nice. It also has …

Alcohol

Activity tracker Human finally arrives for Android

Human, a fitness and activity tracker that launched for Apple devices since September 2013, is finally available on Android too.<p>Just like on iOS devices, it lets you keep tabs on your daily activity – encouraging you to make it to 30 minutes per day, rather than an arbitrary step goal.<p>While it has …

The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube

Now that the holidays are creeping around the corner, you may have to break up with your regularly scheduled sweat sessions, at least temporarily. …

Exercise

Eggs en Cocotte with Cream, Garlic & Thyme Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Serves 2</b><p>3/4 cup cream (200 ml)<br>• 4 eggs<br>• A sprig of fresh thyme<br>• 1 clove garlic<br>• 1/2 teaspoon grated or …

App Shows You What 200 Calories Look Like

Gulp.<p>For the 200 calories in half of that blueberry muffin, you could eat more than a pint of blueberries. That’s a lot of blueberries! And that’s entirely the point of Calorific, an iOS app by interaction designers Nic Mulvaney and Tim Diacon. It shows you what 200 calories looks like in 144 …

Nutrition

Here Are the Healthiest Chain Restaurants in the US

NEW ORLEANS — A new website ranks popular restaurant chains in the United States based on the healthiness of their food, and aims to make it easier …

Oct. consumer prices flat; core CPI up 0.2%

Tumbling gasoline prices held down inflation for the fourth straight month in October, the Labor Department said Thursday.<p>The consumer price index was unchanged after increasing 0.1% in September. Economists expected a 0.1% decline.<p>Over the past 12 months, prices have increased 1.7%.<p>Excluding …

5 things to know about Obama and immigration

It's coming next week. Or next month. It'll protect 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation. Or 3 million. Or less.<p>There's still a lot of uncertainty about President Obama's upcoming immigration executive order, since Obama himself has yet to make a final decision on an action to fix the …

Florida State Gunman Shot Dead By Campus Police

Florida State University police shot and killed a gunman who had opened fire in the crowded university library around midnight. Three people were wounded.<p>Michael DeLeo, Tallahassee, Fla.'s chief of police, said the gunman appears to have acted alone.<p>"It will take not only hours but days to put all …