Olivia Godsil

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How to Season Rice So That Everything You Eat with It Tastes Better

A simple trick for wayyy more flavorful rice.<p>I eat a lot of rice: brown, white, black, basmati, something called TexMati that I don't quite understand. I find it to be a suitable carbo-base for just about any meal. And, maybe it's because I was raised on Cream of Rice, but I've always enjoyed rice …

The Killers just dropped new music and we are so here for it

The Killers are back, baby.<p>Yes, it's true. The rock band that brought the world timeless angsty anthems like "Mr. Brightside" and "When You Were …

Music

The Super-Simple Solution for Grilling Even Better Asparagus

<b>Soak the skewers.</b> If using wooden skewers, soak in water at least 20 minutes or overnight. Meanwhile, heat the grill.<p><b>Prepare the grill.</b> Prepare an …

Recipes

How to Make the Ultimate Coconut Layer Cake

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>Down south, I'm not sure any cake is more revered than coconut—a stately affair typically served around the holidays or on other momentous occasions (including but not limited to birthdays, anniversaries, and Sunday supper). Usually, …

19 Portable Breakfasts You Can Meal-Prep (a.k.a. the Best of Both Worlds)

Raise your hand if breakfast usually means scarfing down a bowl of cereal before rushing out the door. Or a donut off that tray in the office’s …

Breakfast

How-To Reverse Sear A Steak

Arguably one of the best ways to cook a steak.<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>1 2-inch thick rib eye steak, preferably USDA Prime<br>Salt<br>Pepper<br>3 tablespoons canola oil<br>2 tablespoons butter<br>2 garlic cloves, peeled and smashed<br>2 sprigs fresh rosemary<br>3 sprigs fresh thyme<p><b>INSTRUCTIONS</b><p>1. Preheat oven to 200°F/95°C.<p>2. Pat the steak …

Matcha Mug Cake (Gluten-Free + Naturally Sweetened)

<i>Fluffy and delicious gluten-free matcha mug cake only requires a few ingredients and about 5 minutes to make. This naturally sweetened</i> …

Dessert

The Best Zucchini Noodle Recipes You Could Ask For

Long live zoodles!<p>Zucchini is a versatile veggie. It can be turned into taco shells, you can use it as a healthy alternative to pizza crust, and perhaps best of all, you can easily spiralize this green summertime squash and turn it into a plate of zucchini noodles, also known as zoodles.<p>Zoodles are …

7 Fancy AF Dinners That Are Actually Easy

Impress without stress.

30 Delicious Things You Never Knew You Could Make With A Crock-Pot

Think *outside* the stew.

Turns Out This Is the Best Way to Store an Avocado

There aren't many among us who can deny the charm and delightful, creamy allure of the avocado. It turns a so-so salad into a crazy-good one and …

Single Girls, Rejoice: 3 Healthy Egg Recipes You Can Make in 15 Minutes

Eggs are good in the morning, in the evening, and even in the afternoon. We Americans love them so much that we each consume about 255 eggs a year, …

You Can Make Your Own Taco Shells Entirely Out of Bacon

“You know what would make this 2 a.m. taco perfect? Bacon. No wait, the <i>whole</i> taco shell...just bacon.” I imagine that’s the kind of thought process …

Cooking

Black Bean Fudge Brownies With Sweet Potato Caramel [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Recipes

Double Peanut Butter Protein Fudge [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Recipes

Stop! You've been cooking pasta all wrong

Making a bowl of spaghetti is a relatively quick and painless task to complete and, as such, has become the meal of choice for students and time pressed cooks. But one author is determined to simplify and speed up the process even further with an interesting food hack.<p>Harold McGee, author of An …

22 Beet Salad Recipes That Will Satisfy at Any Dinner Party

There are some things in life that just can’t be beat and, well, beets are one of them. While you’re probably used to seeing them in salads — why not take the beets out of the supporting role and make them a starring ingredient? You’ll see the deep purple vegetables through new eyes when they’re …

Perfect Poached Chicken Breasts

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> …

10 Ways to Boost Your Brain Health This Week

Stay-sharp secrets from a leading expert on longevity…<p><b>Improve memory, focus, and cognition with these simple strategies from one of the country’s</b> …

Wellness

The Essential Tools for a Thriving Indoor Garden

So you want to start a garden—a windowsill garden! You've started to think about what you're going to plant (herbs galore!), and located the sunniest windowsill at your disposal. But you're going to need a little more than a sunny windowsill: Luckily, the good folks over at The Sill, an …

7 Genius Recipes for Cooking the Finest Chicken of your Life

Here are seven brilliant, proven, utterly delicious chicken recipes from some of the greatest cookbook authors of the last 50 years—how about that?<p><b>So next time I dare you to trust me and try something a little weird—sunflower seed risotto, or burnt toast soup, perhaps—I want you remember this</b> …

How to Be Happy and Grateful: 6 Sacred Secrets Shared by Grandmothers, Mutants and Cajuns (and Proven by Scientists)

<b>Choose to be grateful. It will make you happier.</b> This was the premise of Arthur C. Brooks' <i>New York Times</i> article that ran Saturday, Nov. 21. In this piece, Brooks cites scientific research that suggests some of us are hard-wired to feel grateful.<p>We, the happy souls who tend to find the good in the …

6 Healthy Foods That Naturally Suppress Your Appetite

No diet pills required.<p><i>This article was written by Julie Upton, R.D., of Appetite for Health and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Feel like you need some help with hunger management? You're not alone. Most of my clients who struggle with weight loss or maintenance also struggle with …

Nutrition

7 Foods I Prep Each Week to Make Sure I Eat as Healthy as Possible

Keri Glassman, R.D., shares the 30-minute routine that helps her make more nutritious choices all week long.

5 Reasons You Keep Waking Up at Night

<i>By Kate Bayless, Prevention.com</i><p><i>(Photo by: Getty Images)</i><p>It's 2 am and you're wide awake. Again. What's the deal?<p>First of all, understand that waking up in the middle of the night is completely normal and part of our human DNA, says Jose Colon, MD, founder of Paradise Sleep and author of <i>The Sleep …

6 Ways To Personalize Your Rental (Without Losing Your Deposit)

A little decor won't hurt your security deposit, as long as you play your cards right.<p>Rentals have their virtues: The maintenance isn't your problem, and you can move out without having to find a buyer. Yet a temporary living space can often feel a bit ... soulless.<p>You're usually dealing with …

Two Traits That Predict Happiness

There is no grander goal in life than the pursuit of happiness.<p>We all want to be happy, but we all have slightly different ideas of what it is. Even psychologists use various definitions of the term. It could simply be that happiness is as unique as the people that try to define it.<p>For many of us, …

Just A Cat, Dressed As A Shark, Riding A Robotic Vacuum Cleaner

You'll be glad you watched this.<p>Delightful. Watch the clip in full.

How To Make Master French Chocolatier Jacques Torres' Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life. I guess that's why they call him Mr. Chocolate!<p>These are a chocolate chip cookie of another …