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10 Dangerous Side Effects Of Ketosis

People on weight loss regime often resort to eating a diet low in carbohydrates. The Institute of Medicine says that around 45 to 65% of a person's …

Diabetes

Gwyneth Paltrow's Carbonara Will Become Your Favourite Weeknight Meal

Gwyneth Paltrow's <b>It's All Easy</b> cookbook is full of easy weeknight meals anyone can make, including this carbonara pasta recipe. The actress and …

Cooking

7 Reasons Why You Should Eat More Asparagus

Asparagus, officially known as <i>Asparagus officinalis</i>, is a member of the lily family.<p>This popular vegetable comes in a variety of colors, including …

Nutrition

The simple trick to making veggies deliciously flavorful

Gaz Oakley worked in professional kitchens for years before giving up meat. “I went vegan overnight after watching a speech by an activist called …

Cooking

Do You Know What Carbohydrates Actually Are?

Carbohydrates are a component of food that supplies energy (calories) to the body. Carbohydrates are one of the three macronutrients, along with …

Why This New Protein Powder Is a Game Changer, According to a Nutritionist

A new type of protein powder is about to hit the market, and it’s going to be a total game changer: A brand called Noosh has developed the first ever …

Healthy Eating

5 Dietitians on the One Nutrition Tweak You Should Make

For many people, “eating better” is an intimidating and abstract concept. What counts as healthy? Is calorie counting necessary? Is all junk food off …

Nutrition

Healthy Lunch Ideas With Non-Processed Meats

Meat can be a nutritious addition to your midday meal because it supplies a healthy dose of protein for afternoon energy, as well as vitamins and …

Four more quick lunch recipes for busy people

<b>Savoury crepe wraps (pictured above)</b><p>Makes 5-6: whisk 150g buckwheat flour with half a teaspoon each of salt and turmeric, a pinch each cumin seeds and mustard seeds (or whatever spice you prefer), and 300ml cold water. Rest for 10 minutes. Heat a little rapeseed or coconut oil in a nonstick frying …

Spices

How to Build Muscle Naturally - Top 5 Healthy High Protein Foods

Proteins are the machinery of living things. They serve every imaginable function from the balance of water in the body to the movement of muscles. It is their role in muscles that make protein especially important to the exercise enthusiast.<p>As one exercises, muscles are broken down and built up …

Avocado Mayo \\ Sweet Laurel

At Sweet Laurel, we like keep things whole, simple and pure. This mayo doubles as salad dressing, veggie dip, toast topper, you name! Enjoy this avo …

If You Make This Homemade Sourdough Bread, You'll Never Want Store-Bought Again

Homemade bread is everything.<p>Starter:<p>2 cups warm water<p>1¼ teaspoon (1 packet) dry yeast<p>3½ cups flour<p>1 tablespoon sugar<p>Bread:<p>4 cups flour<p>2 teaspoon salt<p>1¼ cup water<p>1 cup starter, stir before using<p>1. In a glass bowl, add water and yeast. Mix the yeast into the water and let it sit for a couple minutes.<p>…

4 Types of Salsa Verde to Memorize and Put on Everything

How to use pesto, chimichurri, and more for marinating, finishing, and dipping.<p>If you only use one type of sauce all summer, it should be salsa verde. I think the biggest misconception about salsa verde is that it's literally salsa—as in, to dip tortilla chips in. But it's so much more than that. …

Cooking

Pan-Fried Pointed Cabbage with Leeks and Bacon Recipe

Kitchen gardens were common in Dutch towns and cities in the Middle Ages. The most common crops that were grown included cabbage, leeks, onions, …

Cooking

Yes, Sandwiches Can Be Healthy—Here Are 10 That Get Me Through the Week

I know it might seem crazy to say that sandwiches are underrated. They're indisputably a classic, rightfully beloved by kids and adults alike. They …

Healthy Eating

I Make These 4 Recipes Every Sunday to Help With Weight Loss

Prepping food for the week is one of the most effective ways I stay on track when it comes to eating healthy and avoiding overeating. If I don't prep meals and snacks, dinner will end up being an entire bag of chips with guacamole or a pint of Ben & Jerry's almond milk ice cream (or both!). So to …

Healthy Eating

12 Non-Boring Ways to Cook With Ground Turkey

Lately, I've become kind of obsessed with ground turkey. It's more flavorful than ground chicken, less overpowering than ground beef, and just as …

Cooking

20 Ways to Put That Bottle of Apple Cider Vinegar to Work

Yes, you've had apple cider vinegar (or ACV, if you prefer) in your cabinet for years, but it's currently having a moment. Whether you're drinking it …

Food

The Homemade Ranch Dressing I Make More Often Than I Call My Mother

By Amiel Stanek<p>Anyone who says they don't like ranch dressing is a liar. And anyone who thinks making homemade ranch dressing isn't worth it hasn't tried mine. Also: I love you, Mom.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This</i> …

Homemade

Slow Cooker Weeknight Dinner Recipes

If you hear 'slow cooker' and picture sad and flavorless meals, then do we have a surprise for you. Created with persnickety cooks in mind, these …

Cooking

These Are Our 10 Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipes

We have quite a collection of slow cooker recipes on our site. We really just can't get enough of the appliance's versatility and ease. And while …

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

Next Week's Meal Plan: 5 Cozy Comfort-Food Dinners

How do you divide dinner chores at home? Most weekdays I cook dinner and my husband clears the dishes, puts away leftovers, and washes dishes in …

Cooking

A Month of Healthy Lunches

Find a healthy lunch for every day of the month thanks to our handy recipe calendar. From easy-to-pack sandwiches to thermos ready soups, we've got …

Healthy Eating

Skillet Chicken Pot Pie with Leeks and Mushrooms Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together olive oil, 1 tablespoon salt, paprika, thyme, 1 teaspoon black pepper, and cayenne in a small bowl. Rub mixture on …

Country Lifestyle

How to Make Perfect Carbonara: Mistakes to Avoid

By Alex Delany<p>You want perfect strands of pasta glossed with a rich, silky sauce—not noodles tossed with scrambled eggs. Here's how to get it right, every time.<p>Pasta carbonara is the ultimate there's-no-food-in-the-house dinner. No matter how bare your cupboard or unfortunately under-stocked your …

Italian Food

The Super List of 40 Superfoods to Fight Stress and Lose Body Fat | Poliquin Article

Ever think there must be a better way to fix your body?<p>A surefire way to lose body fat?<p>The perfect method of feeling inspired every time you …

8 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Eat Sugar

We all know to go easy on the sweet stuff, but what actually happens to your system when you indulge? Here, eight ways sugar affects your body.<p><b>Your</b> …

Diabetes

Which probiotic is right for you? These are the exact bacteria strains to look for

Probiotics are one of the most commonly bought supplements, and it’s easy to see why: The microbiome affects literally everything—even things you …

The Real Reason Chia Seeds Are So Good for You

Seems like everyone is chatting about chia lately. Check out the the video to find out if these little seeds are worthy of all the hype.<p>If you don’t …

Breakfast