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Quinoa, Chocolate, and Orange Cake [Vegan, Gluten-Free] - One Green Planet

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A Travel Photographer Reveals the Best Hidden Spots in Popular U.S. National Parks

National parks are some of the most scenic, historic places you can visit. National Geographic photographer Jonathan Irish visited every U.S. …

Chocolate-Avocado Banana Bread

Avocado replaces the butter or oil usually used in banana bread and also makes this treat extra moist.<p>Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 9- …

8 Prettiest National Parks to Visit in America This Spring

If you're feeling stir crazy, we totally get it. Winter can be long in the majority of states, and often void of anything even remotely cool to do. …

National Parks

This Couple Went to Every National Park in America and Says These Are the Best

At these parks, you'll get scenery and experiences you won't find anywhere else.<p>Last year, former National Geographic travel photographer, Jonathan …

National Parks

Foolproof New York Cheesecake | America's Test Kitchen

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

Baking

The Best National Park in Every State

America is a beautiful country and our National Park system is an amazing way to explore the best wilderness and historical destiations in all of the …

National Parks

The 23 coolest neighbourhoods in Europe, according to travel bloggers

While most tourists choose their holidays based on affordability or the famous landmarks they want to post to Instagram, many prefer to head off the …

All the Days You Can Visit National Parks for Free in 2017

National parks are great any time of year (yes, even in winter), but if you don’t want to shell out for the park pass, take advantage of the National …

You can feed yourself for a week with less than $15 of groceries from Trader Joe's — here's what you can make

Ramen and mac n' cheese aren't your only meal options when money is tight.<p>Finding a restaurant where you can get multiple meals for under $15 is quite a feat to accomplish. That's why Trader Joe's is actually the place to be when you're on a tight budget.<p>All five of these meals are nutritious and …

Food

How to Defrost Your Car Windshield in Less Than a Minute

If you live in a place where it snows for three or more months out of the year, you know that defrosting car windows is not just a slight …

Homemade

These 18 Longline Coats Are It Girl Approved

As far as your winter wardrobe is concerned, a great coat — one that strikes the ultimate balance between cozy and chic — is worth 10 pairs of Insta-worthy ankle boots or hot-off-the-runway It bags. Because let’s be real — they’re the centerpiece of every cold-weather ensemble and the first thing …

Clothing

Cheese Vegetable Balls recipe ⋆ Recipes with photos

<b>Ingredients:</b><p>1 medium head of broccoli (cut into small pieces)<br>1 medium carrot (peel and grate)<br>1 clove garlic (squeeze)<br>3/4 cup grated cheddar cheese<br>3 …

Recipes

15 Breakfast Recipes For When You're Sick Of Cereal

Switch things up.<p><i>Original post by Rebecca Poole for Spoon University.</i>

Death by Chocolate Zucchini Bread Is the Healthiest Way to Get Your Extreme Chocolate Fix

Double the chocolate, double the fun.<p>If you see leftover bananas and immediately think "Banana bread," you might be overlooking something when you see the boatload of zucchini being sold at supermarkets right now. I make banana bread at least once a month during the year, but I put that habit on …

3 Travel Hacks Millennials Use and You Should Too | Inc.com

Travel planning can be nothing short of a hassle.<p>Luckily, the market is full of new tools to improve your experience. The problem is finding the products that really work.<p>As early adopters of technology, Millennials can help you sort through the hordes of new tools out there to make your travel …

Hacking

America's Top 10 Hardest Day Hikes

The word “epic” is uttered a bit too lightly these days. Once reserved to describe the fantastic voyages of brave explorers, it’s now readily used to …

Train It To 5 Memorable Bucket List Stops From Rome

Ah, Rome. Known as the Eternal City, it’s a city of infinite possibilities for travelers. While you could happily spend eternity within the city’s …

Italy

Best national parks for spectacular sights but modest crowds

We’d never throw shade at Yosemite or Grand Canyon. But they are, well, kind of popular —Yosemite got 4 million visitors last year, Grand Canyon 5.5 million.<p>Want to strike out on your own? These five national parks will amaze you with their scenic grandeur and surprise you with their lack of crowds.

National Parks

13 Sweet Uses for Cauliflower You Haven’t Tried Yet

You’ve witnessed firsthand how great sweet potato pies and black bean desserts can be. In other unexpected dessert ingredient news, here’s everyone’s fave paleo hack ingredient: cauliflower! It whips up light and fluffy, and since it tastes great mashed it will work in a batter too. Whether you’re …

Healthy Eating

13 Healthy Lentil Recipes to Beat Bloat and Lose Weight

It's been said by many a nutritionist and dietitian that adding fiber to your diet can help you lose weight. An easy way to add fiber? Start with lentils. Not only are they fiber-rich, but they're a soluble fiber, meaning they'll also lower your cholesterol and make you feel more full.<p>Add these …