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This Crunchy Thai Quinoa Salad Is the Perfect Lunch

The bringing-your-lunch-to-work struggle is real. But easy salads like this one — with quinoa, crunchy veggies, and a flavorful peanut sauce — will …

Healthy Eating

Mexican Black Bean Soup | Authentic Mexican Recipe | Easy Recipe

Shares 297<p><b>Mexican Black Bean Soup with Chorizo</b><p>There are many versions of a Mexican Black Bean soup throughout Mexico. This one, in particular, uses …

Sheet Pan Buttermilk Pancakes

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 425ºF. Line an 11-by-17-inch rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Coat the parchment and sides of the pan …

Breakfast

The Legendary All-In-One-Pot Pasta Gets a Fall Refresh

Slow cookers, soup pots, and casserole dishes have been dusted off in households across the United States. For me, cold weather conjures thoughts of cozy meals that hit big on flavor, with minimal effort. Enter the one-pot pasta. The idea comes from Martha Stewart, and I gravitated toward it …

These 5 Easy Dinners Will Give You the Coziest Fall Feels

Now that we are squarely settled into fall, there is nothing I want more than a meal plan full of dinners that are hearty, warming, and above all …

Cooking

The 10 Most-Saved Recipes from Kitchn This October

One of my most favorite features on the site is the ability to save recipes. And I can see I'm far from alone! You, dear readers, have been clicking …

Cooking

This Easy Pumpkin Pudding Cake Is Pure Magic

No disrespect to pumpkin pie, but it's time to let other (equally delicious) pumpkin desserts take center stage this fall. Because, let's be honest, …

Dessert

5 Fast and Fancy Fall Dinners for My Family

October is hands-down my favorite month of the year and it has almost nothing to do with it being my birthday month. Nope, I love October for its …

Cooking

7 Slow-Cooker Recipes for Fall Because Your Crock-Pot Is Feeling Neglected

It's easy to ignore your slow cooker in the summer... hot foods sound less than appealing, and you're too busy doing all of the fun summer things to …

Cooking

15 Soups to Make in the Slow Cooker and Eat All Week Long

After a steamy summer of living without soup (besides the occasional gazpacho), the cooler days of September immediately bring a serious craving for …

Cooking

17 Delicious Ways to Eat Butternut Squash

It seems like every time I walk into a grocery store from the months of September to January, I end up with a butternut squash in my cart whether …

Healthy Eating

A Trick for the Best Buttered Noodles You've Ever Tasted

Miso-Buttered Mushrooms & Noodles<p>Serves 4<p>12 ounces dried spaghetti <br>8 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided <br>1 medium shallot, thinly sliced <br>2 cloves …

Seafood

7 Breakfast Grain Bowls to Try When You're Stuck in an Oatmeal Rut

On a good week, breakfast looks something like this: eggs one morning, a smoothie the next, oatmeal to get through hump day, and maybe even some …

Breakfast

Me and My Big Butt Tested These Workout Pants So You Don't Have To

One of my biggest struggles with working out (aside from talking myself into working out), is finding comfortable workout clothes. I love workout clothes so much and tend to wear them a lot for everything other than working out, but then when I go for a run in my "running pants," I realize that …

These leggings have more than 6,000 5-star reviews — and they're only $20!

And right now, you can get a set of two for only $35.<p>A great pair of (affordable) leggings can seem impossible to find.<p>At the risk of sounding like Goldilocks, there are so many yoga pants that are either too tight, too see-through or too likely to stretch out after a few washes.<p>But if the perfect …

Clothing

10 Cheap & Easy Dinners You Can Make with a Can of Tuna

Long-time a pantry staple, the can of tuna is reliable. It's there when you need it. It's inexpensive. It's packed with flavor and protein. And it's …

Food

Memo: Make Jamie Oliver’s Crazy, Genius One-Pot Chicken ASAP

Jamie Oliver has been known to do otherworldly things with chicken, given a few strident ingredients and enough time in a single pot. But this time, somehow, you have to do even less to get there.<p>This summery chicken-tomato-mélange's miraculous qualities have all the hallmarks of a braise—the …

The Moves You Need For Strong, Defined Arms — No Weights Needed!

A girl can get supertoned, sculpted arms without a barbell. Here are the most effective bodyweight exercises you can (and should!) do for strong arms.<p>Start in a plank position with your arms and legs straight, shoulders above your wrists.<br>• Take a breath in, and as you exhale, bend your elbows out to …

42 Dinner Ideas If You're Trying To Cut Back On Meat Or Dairy

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11 Foil Pack Dinners for Your Easiest Summer Meal Ever

During the summer, I spend a lot of time trying to find ways to eat that don't involve any actual cooking. In my stuffy, AC-less apartment, the heat …

Cooking

The Five Basic Sauces

Knowing the five basic “mother sauces” is as helpful to the food lover as it is to the chef. Understanding these sauces will help you read menus, …

The 1-Pot Pasta Recipe You'll Make on Repeat From Ina Garten

Ina Garten, aka The Barefoot Contessa, can do no wrong. Any time I see a recipe of hers that looks promising for dinner, I pounce. Such was the case when I spotted her weeknight bolognese, a recipe that gives you al dente orecchiette topped with homemade tomato sauce in fewer than 45 minutes. This …

These Sweet Potato Wraps Are the Ultimate Make-Ahead Lunch

Arrange 2 racks to divide the oven into thirds and heat to 400°F.<p>Toss the sweet potatoes with 3 tablespoons of the oil and 1 teaspoon kosher salt. …

Sweet Potatoes

The 15 Most-Pinned Healthy Dinner Recipes on Pinterest

When I'm strapped for new and exciting recipes, Pinterest is the first place I look for inspiration (pinspiration?).<p>Pinterest is especially helpful …

Cooking