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Roasted garlic, caramelized onion, butternut squash, eggplant soup

Start a cold January off with a soup made from slow-cooked, sweet, and savory ingredients. Puree roasted garlic, caramelized onion, butternut squash, …

21 Foods with Super Powers

21 Super-Nutritious Foods (and 21 Ways to Use Them)<p>Science ranks the produce aisle. We provide the tasty recipes<p>By Paul Kita, Photography By Kang Kim, Photography By Thinkstock<p>You know fruits and vegetables are healthy, but nutrient-density research shows that some produce deserves all-star status. …

Crock Pot Tortellini Spinach Soup - Lil' Luna

It’s still Soup Weather, and I’m loving it!! I’m not a huge fan of <i>really</i> cold weather, but fortunately things haven’t been to bad here in Texas. When …

Best Money Tips: 50 Fast Ways to Make $50

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on fast ways to make $50, how to indulge without overspending, …

Personal Finance

15 Awesome Muffin Tin Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Do you have a muffin tin stuffed away in your kitchen cupboard? If you're anything like me, it only comes out when you have something sweet to bake …

Breakfast

24 Healthy And Delicious Things You Can Make In A Slow Cooker

All the deliciousness without all of the work.

Cooking

24 Diagrams To Help You Eat Healthier

Including quick and easy dinner recipes, a Paleo shopping list, a guide to portion sizes, and more.

Healthy Eating

9 Easy 5-Ingredient Slow Cooker Recipes

Shares 1.3K<p>Do dark, gloomy winter days make you want to shovel sweets into your mouth rather than shovel that driveway? Start the New Year right with …

What parents can do if their child is bullied – or being a bully

One of the most common reasons children seek mental-health services today is being the victim of bullying. There is now good evidence that being bullied is associated with depression, anxiety, poor sleep, falling academic grades and poor long-term outcomes in general. With the advent of …

7 Tips from Edgar Allan Poe on How to Write Vivid Stories and Poems

There may be no more a macabrely misogynistic sentence in English literature than Edgar Allan Poe’s contention that “the death… of a beautiful woman” …

Literature

Tracy Anderson Diet Recipes

Tracy Anderson is maybe the only person on earth who could find something to improve on Gwyneth Paltrow's body (see evidence here) and she's also responsible for preserving Jennifer Lopez's famous curves. The creator of the Tracy Anderson Method workout knows how to perfect any body, and working …

Fitness

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Big Beautiful Salad with Lemon-Miso Dressing<p>Focus on whole foods.<p>In general, fresh and minimally processed foods retain more nutrients than processed …

20 Recipes That Make Healthy Taste Good

There's no denying that this is the worst time of year for eating fresh. Not only is there almost zero fresh, seasonal produce to be found, but the majority of people are trying to eat healthy -- at least until the end of the month. It's that post-holiday slump that leaves those of us who really …

The Chocolate Sandwich You've Been Waiting for

Autumn Martin of Hot Cakes in Seattle makes grilled chocolate sandwiches that are crisp, gooey and deliciously messy, especially when they’re dipped in a warm caramel sauce. She's opening a second location of her dessert and craft cocktail bar, Hot Cakes Molten Chocolate Cakery, later this</b> …

27 Healthy Popcorn Recipes to Cure Any Snack Attack

Crunchy, buttery, full of carbs… popcorn is the ultimate happy food. No, really—studies have shown that the serotonin found in the gluten-free grain …

4 Supersimple Protein Bars You Can Make at Home

Whip up muscle-building treats without the bogus ingredients<p>Whether you're in the saddle or on the couch, protein is an incredibly important part of your diet as a cyclist. On the bike, protein slows digestion and lowers a food’s glycemic index, preventing spikes in your blood sugar that lead to …

Burgers fish and chips and pulled pork all high protein low carb and UNDER 500 CALORIES Just how did M S create the easiest New Year diet ever

Burgers, fish and chips and pulled pork… all high-protein, low-carb and UNDER 500 CALORIES: Just how did M&S create the easiest New Year diet …

Nutrition

12 Healthy Recipes to Kick Off the New Year

After a month-long binge filled with too much beer, ham, and Grandma’s Christmas cookies, we could all use a few “healthy” weeks to kick off 2016. …

I Dropped 50 Pounds and Became Addicted to Running

After I graduated college, I was pretty unhappy with my weight and how I looked, but I didn't even know what to do to start losing weight. So I just thought, "Well, I'll just keep doing what I've been doing," and kept going to happy hours and out to dinner with my friends. I did start working out, …

Swole Sisters Free 6-Week Workout and Nutrition Program

Click Here to Start Your Free 6-Week Program<p><b>What is a Swole Sister?</b> If you ask me, she’s a badass at heart. She loves lifting heavy, testing her …

19 Healthy Fats And High-Fat Foods You Should Be Eating

Most people have been trained to choose low-fat foods over high-fat foods. Fat has always been positioned as a dietary enemy, so it’s no wonder it …

6 Salad Ingredients That Help You Drop Pounds Faster

<b>Hemp Seeds</b><br>"These trendy seeds are a great source of satiating protein, omega-3 fatty acids, and fiber," says Kohn. Also, because they're slightly sweet, they satisfy your sweet tooth without added sugar. You can add a tablespoon to your salad for a reasonable 40 calories.<p><b>Avocado</b><br>Half an avocado (160 …

10 Books You Might Not Have Read in 2014 (But You Should Really Read in 2015)

Lists, lists, lists. We love making them, we love reading them and so what could be more perfect than a list about reading? I didn't invent this concept, of course (far from it), but I love to throw my hat in the ring with my own list just the same. And this list is particularly dear to my heart …

18 Easy Slow Cooker Snacks That Will Feed A Crowd

Bites in bulk.

Lose up to 10 pounds this month with Joy Bauer's #startTODAY meal plan

If you’re looking to lose weight and improve your health in 2015, this food plan is the perfect guide. These meals are designed with the right mix of lean proteins, high-quality carbs and healthy fats to give you fast and effective results.<p>Simply follow the daily menus—or mix and match any of the …

31 Healthy Meals You Can Make in 10 Minutes or Less

We know the facts: Preparing meals at home is good for your health and your wallet. But let’s face it, with minimal free time and other priorities …

Healthy Eating

6 Things You Can Do At Night to De-Bloat And Promote Weight Loss

<b>Do a Nighttime Workout</b><br>You know that sweating can help you drop pounds, but you may think that exercising too close to bedtime can keep you up at night. Luckily, that's not true; a 2013 survey from the National Sleep Foundation found that active people are 56 to 67 percent more likely to say they …

9 Running Workouts You Can Do In 30 Minutes Or Less

Start running now with fun, challenging workouts you can do in a half hour or less.<p>1. The running workouts listed below are <b>listed in order from least challenging to most.</b><p><b>2. Brand-new runners should build a base of fitness before tackling the harder workouts.</b> Coach Hamilton recommends jumping into …

Exercise

5 ways to fight a sugar binge

With sweets filling the table, it’s no wonder you caved at your friend’s dinner party. You didn’t just eat one cookie, you ate all the cookies (or at least that’s what it felt like). You know it’s not the best move for your body—but now that it’s done, is there anything you can do to counteract its …