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The 8 Best Ski Resorts Even If You Hate Skiing

Who says après-ski has to actually come *after* skiing?<p>There comes a time in the cold, dark days when everyone wants to talk about/plan/enjoy a ski vacation. <i>But I don't ski</i>, you might think as you side-eye the weirdos who are willing to pile on approximately 134 lbs. of clothing to go to the top of …

Skiing

7 Easy Ways To Eat A Little Healthier Every Damn Day

Something delicious and healthyish for anytime of day.

23 Must-Try Breakfast Meal-Prep Ideas

Your mornings are short on time and stressful enough! Make breakfast a cinch by taking some time over the weekend for these meal-prep ideas. A healthy, delicious, and filling breakfast will be ready in minutes.

Healthy Eating

Siren Care makes a “smart” sock to track diabetic health

Diabetic health tracking startup Siren Care has created smart socks that use temperature sensors to detect inflammation — and therefore injury — in realtime for diabetics.<p>Co-founder Ran Ma was working on growing biomass to grow back skin that had been damaged while at Northwestern University when …

Rachel's Cranberry Chicken Salad Recipe

"This is a great sandwich filling that they make at the diner in the hospital where I work, but I fancied it up a bit with some green onions and …

As if there aren't enough reasons to go to Antigua and Barbuda - now there's a beach bar trail

Food and drink trails have surged in popularity in recent years, with projects such as Kentucky’s Bourbon Trail and Spain’s Olive Oil Trail blossoming into popular activities for people looking to get a literal taste of a destination.<p>The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority is following suit with …

10 Awesome Destinations for Solo Female Travelers

<i>Every month (most of the time), Kristin Addis from Be My Travel Muse writes a guest column featuring tips and advice for solo female travelers as I</i> …

3 Stunning French Recipes Claude Monet Would Cook at Home in Giverny

The Impressionist painter Claude Monet has become almost synonymous with his series of paintings of water lilies, but of course he painted many masterworks on various subjects, including mouthwatering still lifes of food, one of his passions, as befits a Frenchman.<p>A genial host, Monet, once …

A 60-Minute Walk-Jog Treadmill Workout To Do While Watching Your Favorite TV Show

In a perfect world, we'd have enough time to fit in a killer treadmill workout and then watch our TV show with a bowl of popcorn and a glass of wine, …

16 daily habits that are easy to practice and can significantly improve your life

In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" readers shared the simple habits you should follow every day to become a happier, healthier, or more productive person.<p>The best part is, each one takes only about five minutes to complete.<p>Here are some of our favorites:<p>1. …

Parisian Hot Chocolate Recipe: Le Chocolat Chaud

2K<p>13K<p>12<p>Shares 15K<p>When the winter chill comes to Paris, one of the great pleasures is sipping a cup of rich hot chocolate, known as <i>chocolat chaud</i>, in …

The Secret to Perfect Hair and Skin? Don't Hold Back on the Oil

When it comes to cooking, I’m quite generous with the oil—and my beauty regimen is no different. I begin with Kiehl’s new Apothecary Preparations, which can be customized with the addition of complexes designed to reduce redness, minimize pores, and so on. After applying makeup, I strategically dab …

The 7 Healthiest Foods You're Probably Not Eating

It’s hard to keep up with the ever-growing list of foods that keep us happy, healthy and, let’s face it, alive the longest. Here are our favorites.<p>Sardines<p><b>The Healthiest Food You’re (Probably) Not Eating</b><p>There are a plenty of fish in the sea, but not all of them pack as much of a nutritional punch …

The 18 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix that your typical Friday night is probably spent trying to find something to watch, as opposed to actually watching something.<p>The streaming service has a huge, rotating selection of movies both old and new. It is hard to navigate through Netflix's massive library …

Jay Z’s New Song Protests Police Violence

“I am not poison, no, I am not poison/ Just a boy from the hood that/ Got my hands in the air/ In despair, don’t shoot.”<p>On Thursday night, protests against police violence rose up in cities around the country, triggered by the fatal shootings of two black men, Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, …

German Beer Bread With Rosemary Butter

This German Beer Bread is "knock-your-socks-off" delicious and is the perfect companion for almost any meal. Made with organic ingredients, this German Pilsner made by Pinkus, is cool light and crisp, the perfect base for this divine bread. Over the years I have found, the lighter the beer (in …

The 17 Coolest New Urban Hotels in the Country

Open since June, this 168-room hotel is anchored by cups of Ristretto Roasters’ coffee and flaky croissants at a ground-floor café and bakery …

The Health Benefits of Chocolate You Might Not Know About (Plus a Cupcake Recipe!)

Theobroma Cacao, the Latin name for chocolate, means "Food of the Gods" for a reason. Dark chocolate has a long history of use as a healing plant, a mood enhancer, and even an aphrodisiac. So if you've got a thing for chocolate (and we don't mean the junk chocolate in candy bars and sweet …

12 Leisurely Sunday Brunch Recipes

Skip the lines and make brunch at home -- these recipes are all easy like Sunday morning.<p><b>1. Glazed Oatmeal-Maple Scones</b><p>These comforting breakfast treats are like a cross between scones and oatmeal cookies: buttery and tender on the inside, crisp and craggy on the outside, and chockfull of oats, …

11 Fruits and Vegetables to Eat if You Want to Lose Weight

Not all veggies are created equal.<p>You don't need science to tell you that fresh produce is healthier than processed, packaged food— especially if you're trying to lose weight. But science is here to help anyway. New research that tracked more than 133,000 people's eating habits and weights for four …

Nutrition

How to Make Cracker Jack at Home

<i>The only downside of making it at home? You have to provide the surprise inside.</i><p>Cracker Jack is an iconic American snack that has been around for over 100 years—and that means that most of us have tried the molasses-flavored caramel-covered popcorn and salty peanuts at least once in our lifetime. …

This Is the Single Best Tomato Soup You Will Ever Eat

by guest blogger Paul Kita, food and nutrition editor at Men’s Health The words “tomato soup” usually conjure the image of gloppy condensed tomato …

How to Make Pan Con Tomate, the Easiest Spanish Tapa Around

<b>Edit:</b> It has been quite rightfully brought to my attention that I should mention that pan con tomate in its original for is actually a Catalonian dish, not Spanish, and that in fact, <i>pa amb tomàquet</i> is a more geo-culinarily appropriate name for the dish. Here's to the Catalan and their incredible …

Recipes

12 Easy Crock Pot and Slow Cooker Recipes for the Week - Chowhound

Cooking anything on a weeknight can be a hassle, let alone a complete meal. But luckily, a crockpot can be your saving grace. Just set it in the …

Pancake Recipes For All Your Breakfast Needs

YUM.<p>There are a few foods that make us swoon, but pancakes are definitely one of them. Despite their simplicity -- they're made with nothing more than common items we have stored in our pantry -- they bring us happiness like only the most perfect of foods can (such as chocolatey brownies and …

Become One with Nature with this Latest Spa Trend: Forest Bathing

Nature is at your disposal when you check into resorts nestled in remote settings, so why not make the most of your surroundings and convene with all …

9 Ways to Eat Well—Really Well—While Camping

Planning an end-of-the-summer, last-hurrah camping trip? Lucky you! Just remember that hunkering down in a tent doesn't mandate the roasting of hot dogs on sticks (unless, of course, you want to). Pack your bug spray, your flashlight, and your GORP—but eat well, too!<p>All you'll need to eat well in …

11 Pasta Sauces That Hold the Tomatoes

<i>Header image: Basic Garlicky Spaghetti from CHOW</i>Dear marinara,We promise there's nothing wrong with you. You're there for us when we need you most: …

Grilled BALT with pesto mayo!! Cook 1/2 lb bacon till crispy. Brush 4 slices good whole wheat with bacon fat. Grill bread and 1/2 avocado over high till dark grill marks appear. Stack iceberg, thick tomato slice, bacon, sliced grilled avocado, and equal parts pesto and mayo. Makes 2 incredible summertime sandwiches. #bacon #BLT #sammiches