Kristen Mitchell

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Replace Butter and Oil With Eggplant for a Surprisingly Rich Chocolate Cake

Many chocolate fans feel guilty about snacking on their favorite sweet treat. Chocolate isn’t inherently bad for you, of course. After all, no one …

Dessert

Meal timing and weight loss: Does it matter when you eat?

Diet & Fitness<p>Everyone knows that what you eat can impact your waistline and your overall health, but emerging research now suggests that when you eat can also play a role.<p>As the saying goes, timing is everything. And when it comes to eating, aligning your meals with your natural circadian rhythm — …

Weight Loss

Life-threatening bacteria thrives in pets' water bowls, experts discover

Dogs' water bowls are a breeding ground for dangerous germs that could put animal and human health at risk, a new study at Hartpury University has …

Research

5 Unexpected Health Benefits of Sweet Potatoes

These vibrant spuds go way beyond pies and casseroles.<p>Whether you eat them roasted, baked, or boiled, sweet potatoes are a delicious addition to any meal. The best part? The root vegetable is affordable, easy to prepare, has a long shelf life, and is oh-so-good for you.<p>But what about all that …

Sweet Potatoes

70 Vintage Side Dishes Your Dinner Rotation is Missing

A memorable menu isn’t complete without on-the-side sensations. These recipes have delicious retro appeal for modern tastes.<p>Au Gratin Peas and …

Side Dishes

Watch this adorable video of a puppy opening its eyes for the very first time

The BBC Earth clip also reveals how dogs see differently to us<p>Have you ever seen a newborn puppy opening its eyes to see the world for the first …

Cute

25 Amazing Vegan Foods that Burn More Calories than They Contain : Weight Loss

The world has changed and people follow various ideologies to live by or believe in. While many of us have certain values, lifestyles, and attitudes …

Nutrition

How to Make Dessert Dips - Chowhound

Who doesn’t love a good dip? They’re easy, versatile, run the gamut from healthy to indulgent, and are just plain fun to eat. Dessert dips are no …

Dessert

40+ Recipes That Make Feeding a Crowd a Breeze

Cooking for a crowd, be it a large family gathering or a dinner party, can be a bit of a challenge. Most recipes are scaled to yield four to six servings, and while many can be doubled with some basic math, it's certainly nice to have a handful of options that can be made as is. Here, we've rounded …

Cooking

Super savvy woman saves £15,000 and even buys a house after collecting discount coupons

A woman saved £15,000 and bought a house after collecting thousands of discount coupons online.<p>Savvy Clair Hughes, 30, started researching ways to …

This No-Bake Cake Is Nearly Impossible to Mess Up — Even Without a Recipe

Here’s the deal: I’m a trained chef, professional recipe developer and avid home cook — but even I don’t feel like cooking elaborate, time-consuming …

Mother bear leaves cubs to drown, before fishermen make last-ditch effort

When you walk outside your door, the world is filled with an abundance of natural wonders for all of us to appreciate. There truly are so many …

What to plant if you’re thinking of putting a willow in your garden

Charles Quest-Ritson offers advice on this incredibly vibrant plant.<p>Maurice Mason was an impassioned plantsman who farmed 10,000 acres of rich …

The 3-Ingredient Dish I Bring to Bridal Showers

Throwing a bridal shower for a beloved bride-to-be should be all excitement and no stress. (Wondering who’s responsible for hosting the shower? Find …

24 Pineapple Recipes for Tropical-Tasting Sweets, Savories, and Drinks

There is no shortage of ways to enjoy pineapple—its sweet-tart flavor is equally at home in savory dishes, desserts, and drinks. Nowadays, fresh pineapple is available year-round, so if you're ever stuck in a cooking or drinking rut, look to the tropical fruit to switch things up. To that end, …

Pineapple

8 surprising ways you could be slowing down your metabolism

Yes, you've heard it all before – all you need to speed up your metabolism is to build more muscle, drink lots of ice water and try to spend less time sitting immobile. Right?<p>There are actually a myriad of other factors to consider; you might be impacting your metabolism without even realising …

10 Common Foods That Are Worse for Your Body Than Sugar

While we know everyone has a varying understanding of what's healthy and what's not—and it's clear all food affects each body differently—there a few …

2-ingredient Moist Chocolate Cake (Top-Rated Baked Dessert)

This delicious moist chocolate cake is the best chocolate baking dessert in its category! Simple and easy, you can prepare this treat anytime because …

Peaches and Cream Bars Recipe

Looking for a delicious twist on peach pie? Try this scrumptious Peaches and Cream Bars recipe. It’s got all the yummy peach flavor you love with a …

Skillet Brownie à la Mode

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>Since you make the brownie batter in the pan, this recipe requires no mixing bowls. My favorite way to serve it is warm with a few scoops vanilla ice cream in the middle. You could, of course, scoop it into bowls but I prefer to pass forks around the table and have everyone dig</b> …

Ice Cream

The best decadent breakfast recipes

Omelettes are a great way to serve eggs well-done for your pregnant partner and you can pack them full of great ingredients so they get a healthy …

Turns Out There's A Secret Use For WD-40 That Most People Never Knew Was Possible

<b>12. Removing tea and coffee stains: If you or a house guest have ever spilled a little coffee or tea on a table in your home, you know how hard it</b> …

Turns Out There's A Secret Use For WD-40 That Most People Never Knew Was Possible

<b>2. Cleaning shoes: When it comes to sneakers, WD-40 is a person’s absolute best friend. In the winter, you can remove stubborn rock salt spots that</b> …

Hair How-To: Tie a Head Scarf

Great for sleeping, summer, and you know, feeling glamorous.<p>Kathryn Wirsing<p><b>Step One:</b> Tie your hair up in a ponytail ensuring it sits high on your head.<p><b>Step Two, Three, and Four:</b> Twist your hair around itself forming a bun and use u-pins to hold in place.<p><b>Step Five, Six, and Seven:</b> Starting at the …

Hair How-To: A French Twist

An elegant updo that's a staple for events or weddings, and it's so easy to create in just minutes for mornings where you need to be out the door in a flash.<p>Kathryn Wirsing<p><b>Step 1.</b> Brush hair over to one side ensuring that everything is smoothed out.<p><b>Step 2 and 3.</b> Then, add several bobby pins to hold …

Experts Say This Acid Is Like a Magic Eraser for Blackheads

Oh, blackheads. Let us count the ways we hate you. You pester our skin with tiny black pinprick blemishes that are equal parts stubborn and …

How to Keep the Breading from Falling Off Chicken

We’ll be the first to admit it—the breading is the best part of baked or fried chicken (or pork, steak, or fish, or anything, really). So when the …

5 Engagement Ring Trends That Are Out For 2019

If you’re looking to get engaged sometime next year, you might already be checking out potential rings, either online or in-person. And not only do …

10 foods the world's healthiest people eat every day

Defy your age by filling up on these longevity-boosting foods<p>We’ve all marvelled at those amazing people who are still doing yoga at 90. Well, …

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Cooking Frozen Vegetables — Cooking Mistakes

Frozen vegetables are a smart cook's secret weapon. They eliminate two of the biggest roadblocks in the kitchen: washing and prepping produce (<i>hello</i>, …