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7 Bald-Faced Lies That Will Make Your Kids' Lunches Healthier | Epicurious.com | Epicurious.com

<i>Franklin Becker, chef of The Little Beet in New York City, father of two sons, ages 10 and 14</i><p><b>"Yes, This Is Your Average PB&J."</b><p>Store-bought jam is …

60 Awesome Ways to Spice Up Boring Chicken Breasts

If you make the same baked chicken breasts week after week, you're bound to get tired of the bird. But when you change 'em up and try them in a …

88 Low-Calorie Snacks That Fill You Up

We’ve all been there: hunger striking before dinnertime, a sudden craving for something sweet, the need for a quick energy boost before working out. …

26 Guacamole Recipes That Make the Classic Dip Even More Delicious (If You Can Believe It)

There are so many reasons to love guacamole. The Mexican dish (which literally means “avocado sauce” in the Nahuatl dialect) is creamy, refreshing, …

Essential Oils For Natural Hair

by <b>AshleyGlenn</b><p>Nature has given us all sorts of healing solutions since the beginning of time. With so many great solutions available, it’s no wonder …

Easy dinner recipes: Tempting quinoa ideas for Gluten-Free Wednesday

If you're looking for a wheat-free alternative this Gluten-Free Wednesday, you can't go wrong with quinoa.<p>A South American grain-like crop, quinoa has come to be recognized as a nutrient-dense superfood, and it's all the rage right now. The seeds, or "grains" (quinoa is not a true cereal, though …

Recipes

Thai Quinoa Salad with Fresh Herbs & Lime Vinaigrette

This vibrant and fresh Thai Quinoa Salad is adapted from one of my favorite cookbooks, <i>Raising the Salad Bar</i> by Catherine Walthers. It's a healthy eater's dream: flavorful, chock-full of protein and veggies, satisfying and low in fat. I usually make it as a light lunch, but you can also serve it …

3 Creative Recipes That Bring Quinoa to Breakfast

Protein-packed quinoa is versatile enough to eat in the morning<p>Protein-packed quinoa is versatile enough to eat in the morning<p><i>By Lizzie Fuhr for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>Anyone who thinks that quinoa is just for lunch and dinner needs to use this ancient grain in their breakfast routine. Versatile, …

Magic Flan Cake

Life feels a little crazy right now because in two short months the manuscript for my second cookbook is due. As you can imagine, I've been spending …

27 Creative Salad Dressing Recipes That Go Beyond Balsamic

Healthy Eating

Pinterest Stays Sensible: 20 Well-Rounded and Perfectly-Packed Lunches

Yesterday we showed you the crazy side of Pinterest lunches, but there are practical lunch tips to be had, too! So how do serious lunch packers do …

Healthy Eating

5 Easy Memorial Day Party Desserts | Epicurious.com | Epicurious.com

<b>Vanilla-Roasted Rhubarb and Strawberries</b> The ultimate topping for this warm bourbon-and-vanilla-bean infused dessert: a scoop of vanilla ice cream.</i> …

Vanilla Bean Mini Donuts

One of the reasons that baked donuts have become so popular is that they are much easier to make than deep fried donuts are. They require less …

Irresistible Candied Peanuts

Candied nuts are a snack that is always great to have on hand. They’re salty and sweet, so they’re satisfying no matter what kind of snack you were …

Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

December 2, 2013<p>I needed chocolate to offset all the turkey and dressing leftovers I’ve been eating for the last few days so I made some quick …

Dessert

How to Make Monkey Bread

I like food that’s casual, a bit messy, and fun to eat with your hands—and monkey bread just happens to fit perfectly into all of these categories.<p>If you’ve never had the pleasure, monkey bread is a sweet bread made of little balls of yeasted dough rolled in butter and spiced sugar, then baked in a …

Baking

Creamy Herb Dressing

Ingredients<p>1 large egg yolk<p>1 garlic clove, finely chopped<p>2 tablespoons Sherry vinegar<p>½ cup olive oil<p>½ cup (packed) fresh dill leaves<p>½ cup (packed) fennel fronds<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Pulse egg yolk, garlic, and vinegar in a food processor until smooth. With motor …

Recipes

Linguine and Clams with Almonds and Herbs

Almonds are the new breadcrumbs. Their toasty flavor and crunch add just the right contrast to pasta.<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup unsalted, roasted almonds, coarsely chopped<p>2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh chives<p>2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley<p>1 tablespoon plus ¼ cup olive oil<p>Kosher salt …

Recipes

8 Sinful-Sounding, Low-Calorie Muffin Recipes

If you’re trying to eat a clean and healthy diet, muffins may be on your off-limits list. The packaged varieties at the grocery store are often made with white flour and contain boatloads of sugar. Plus, a large three-inch treat has approximately 550 calories!<p>But your sweet tooth is bound to beckon …

Your New Favorite Way to Cook Chicken Fingers (Plus Wine!)

Chicken tenders are too often left in their bland state—fried and served to kids—but this salad recipe shows how flavorful and juicy they can be<p><i>These</i> …

10 Game-Day Snacks That Will Win Any World Cup Viewing Party

Here, 10 recipes that will be a hit at any World Cup gathering.<p>Here, 10 recipes that will be a hit at any World Cup gathering.<p>1. Sesame-Chile Kettle …

11 Ways to Use Scallions

Young onions, including scallions, are everywhere at the farmers’ market right now. Here are 11 ways to use this unsung kitchen hero.<p>Young onions, …

12 Dishes Made Easier with an Egg Slicer

Here, 12 dishes made faster and easier with the help of a handy egg slicer.<p>In this week’s Mad Genius Tips video, F&W’s Justin Chapple demonstrates …

11 Ways to Use Blueberries

When you’ve exhausted your blueberry repertoire, try these 11 ways to use this gently sweet fruit.<p>Pancakes? Check. Muffins? Check. Pies, crisps and …

7 Avocado Dishes You Should Definitely Eat While Watching the First US World Cup Match

Here, seven avocado dishes to makes for game time.<p>The United States will step onto the field tonight in its first World Cup match against Ghana. To …

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Pineapple Upside Down Cake is one of those desserts that often looks better than it tastes. The pineapple topping can be too sweet and the cake …

Foodily Blog

Mug Cakes: 100 Speedy Microwave Treats to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Mug cakes are quick and easy cakes that are perfect when you want to bake up just one or two servings of dessert instead of a whole sheet cake or …

Dessert

Salted Caramel Brownies

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line an 8×8 inch baking pan with foil and spray with nonstick cooking spray.<p>2. Microwave chocolate and butter in a …

Dessert