Lisa Gauvin

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Why the celeb-beloved ketogenic diet is having a moment

You know something billed as a high-fat diet is bound to create some buzz—even if it doesn’t exactly mean eating Ho-Hos for breakfast. But as more …

This "Kick-Ass" Curry Will Become Your New Favorite Dinner Recipe — It's Loaded With Spices

It's slow-simmered for maximum flavor.<p><i>Top Chef</i> alum Sam Talbot didn't hesitate when asked to name his favorite recipes from his new cookbook, <i>100% …

Our 40 Best Southeast Asian Recipes to Spice Up Your Life

Recipes from Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Beyond<p>Southeast Asia is a vast tropical region comprising the nations of …

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5 Stunning Day Hikes Near Seattle

As the mecca of nature and outdoor activities, one of the most popular activities in Seattle, rain or shine, is to go hiking. On the Instagram feeds …

10 Best Treks in the World

The best treks in the world are no walks in the park, but they’re sure to challenge you physically and mentally, stretching your limit and amplifying …

Easy Crock-Pot Recipes

Sure, you want dinner to be delicious and satisfying to whomever you're serving, but wouldn't it be great if it were simple too? Using your slow …

Hiking the Mont Blanc Trail

Last summer, Tim and Kathy Turner took a break from the Mont Blanc hiking circuit for a night at Refuge des Mottets, a French backcountry lodge …

3 Classy Cocktails to Show Off Your Grand Marnier

Orange liqueur is a staple of mixology; there are any number of classic (or modern) cocktails you just can't make without it. But not all orange …

Eat These 5 Foods to Lose 5 Pounds

Easiest meal plan ever?<p>Want to lose five pounds the healthy way? All you need to do is pick up these five simple ingredients on your next trip to the grocery store and incorporate them into your daily meal plan.<p><b>1. Whole Chicken</b>Its juicy, iron-rich dark and low-fat white meats mean lots of options …

Healthy Eating

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Best Trips 2015

National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. Whether it’s India’s literary hub or Switzerland’s mountain majesty, these 20 go-now destinations will send you packing.

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A Hike in Bhutan, Kingdom of the Hills

A stay at the Uma by Como, Paro, includes a mountain trek, a visit to the Tiger’s Nest and some rookie mistakes<p>By<p>Bill Powers<p><b>THIN AIR,</b> an upset stomach, aching feet—these are a few of my least favorite things. My wife had pitched my two daughters and me on an “afternoon hike” in the Himalayas. By …

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10 Epic Long Distance Hikes Around The World

A long distance hiking path is typically defined as anything that takes longer than one or two days to complete. We took that idea 5 million steps …

The Craveable Mushroom Topping You've Been Waiting For

With summer having officially ended, focus has shifted to the earthy flavors of fall—specifically, mushroom everything! Mushrooms are incredibly versatile, capable of enhancing the flavor of just about any meal while also adding a dose of nutrients like vitamin D, potassium, B-vitamins and …

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Crisp Baked Tofu

We’re always freaking out about what to eat for dinner. Not on the weekend, on the weekend we enjoy the question, but during the week it is another …

Tangy Teriyaki Salmon + Pad Thai Redux

<i>This post is brought to you by our friends at Weight Watchers, who celebrate gathering together around the table to enjoy wholesome, beautiful food.</i><p>For dinner tonight, let's savor the flavors of the globe without hopping on a flight (unless you can -- in which case, take us with you). This menu …

Crispy Baked Pasta With Mushrooms, Sausage, and Parmesan Cream Sauce Recipe

This recipe starts off with crumbled Italian sausage cooked down in a bit of butter. I sauté a few types of mushrooms in the rendered fat, then flavor them with shallots, garlic, and a little bit of soy sauce and lemon juice (this helps bring out their savoriness while also lightening them up). …

Waffle-Iron Hash Browns Recipe

Using the waffle iron to make hash browns means you get crunchy bits on both sides. You get silky smooth potato inside. And you get all of this without having to flip the potatoes or fuss over them in the pan. You may never make hash browns any other way again.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Squeezing the …

Tinga Chicken

<i>There are 3 million chicken recipes on the internet. We're here to show you the good ones. Win, win.</i><p><i>Today: Let yourself be seduced by this spicy, slow-cooked chicken dinner.</i><p>When we think of chicken dinners, we think of weeknights -- of efficiency and practicality, of boneless, skinless breasts. …

Fall Orzo Salad + Pan-Roasted Cauliflower

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today: Roasted vegetables, two ways.</i><p>You love roasted vegetables (join the club), but how can you turn them into a substanial vegetarian …

One Bag of Millet, 5 Dinners

<i>Welcome to Halfway to Dinner, where we show you how to stretch your staples every which way. Put time into dinner now, and you can make it last forever -- or at least the whole week.</i> <i>This post is brought to you by our friends at Weight Watchers, who celebrate gathering together around the table to</i> …

Fried-Avocado Tacos With Chipotle Cream, Cabbage, and Pickled Red Onions Recipe

Crisp-on-the-outside, creamy-in-the-middle, these beer-battered avocado slices are tucked into warm corn tortillas with cabbage, salsa verde, pickled red onions, and a creamy chipotle sauce. These are the most decadent vegetarian tacos you'll ever eat.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Deep frying avocados …

Spicy Roasted Squash with Feta and Herbs

Spicy Roasted Squash with Feta and Herbs.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> October 16, 2014 93<p><i>[I’m signing books in Richmond at Southern Seasons today at 4PM! Please note</i> …

Tsukune (Japanese Chicken Meatballs) Recipe

These Japanese chicken meatballs are seasoned with fresh ginger, garlic, scallions, and sesame oil, while egg and panko breadcrumbs bind the meat to allow it to cling to a skewer and stay together on the grill. A brushing of a tare sauce at the end of cooking gives the meatballs a glistening sweet …

What to Do with an Overload of Butternut Squash

<i>Winter is coming and we're serious about keeping farmers market produce on the menu. Alexandra Stafford of Alexandra Cooks shows us how to store, prep, and make the most of it, without wasting a scrap.</i><p><i>Today: Butternut squash doesn't have to be dressed with warm spices and sage -- here's how to stay</i> …

10 Asian-Inspired Salads

We have yet to meet a salad we won’t dig our forks into. Cobb, Casear, kale, we love them all. When the lunch bell rings, we cobble together bits and pieces from the fridge, searching for inspiration along the way, in an attempt to achieve salad bowl bliss.<p>But sometimes we’re all out of ideas. We …

Crispy Shredded Sprouts, Cider Short Rib and Caramelized Shallot Pizza

<b>cider braised short ribs</b><br>Heat a large dutch oven over medium-high heat and add olive oil and butter. Season the short ribs with salt and pepper. Add …