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Here’s What to Snack on If You’re Trying to Slim Down, According to a Nutritionist

These five bites are nutritious, filling, and low-cal enough to support your weight-loss goals.<p>Tired of eating almonds and Greek yogurt (over and …

Healthy Eating

10 Popular Cauliflower Recipes to Make Right Now

One of the coolest things about being an adult (I use that term loosely) is to see foods that used to take a backseat to other showstoppers finally …

Cooking

The most popular movie that came out the year you were born

Every year brings its own set of pop culture obsessions. Looking at the most popular movie from each year can tell you a lot about what people were talking about at the time, and how people's tastes have changed. It's fun to look at the most popular one from when you were born and see what everyone …

Movies

You'll Love This Honey-Mustard Broccoli Salad

I didn't grow up in a broccoli slaw or broccoli salad household. In fact, I was in my early 20s before I learned of this mystical creation and …

Healthy Eating

Make It Yourself: Go-To Vinaigrette

Step 1<p>Whisk together shallot, Dijon, honey, lemon juice, and vinegar in a medium bowl or shake up in a pint-sized jar; season with salt and pepper. …

The Little-known Type of Airline Ticket That Can Take You Around the World on a Budget

There’s a little-known type of airline ticket that could help travelers on a budget circumnavigate the globe.<p>A round-the-world ticket — sometimes …

18 amazing countries where you can stay, eat, and tour for less than you live at home

When you ask Americans why they don't travel abroad, the top reason they cite is cost.<p>But once you get on that plane to a cheaper part of the world — Southeast Asia, say, or Central America, or even, yes, Northern Europe — man do the prices drop. You won't realize how rich you are until you land in …

European Travel

How Mexico Made Me Love Breakfast

Brits do not do breakfast well, with the exception of the high-calorie, artery-clogging full English. But that is not something to be consumed all …

You Need These Lemon Chicken Stuffed Shells in Your Life

Do you have some leftover chicken in the fridge that needs to be repurposed? If you do, great. If you don't, I highly suggest grabbing a rotisserie …

Recipes

Herbed Potato Stacks Recipe

Herbed Potato Stacks Recipe<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat a 12-cup muffin pan with cooking spray. Cut potatoes into 1⁄16-inch-thick …

Recipes

Healthy Cilantro Avocado Chicken Salad recipe | NOLA.com

Nutrition columnist Molly Kimball explored the rotisserie chicken lineup at New Orleans area grocery stores. She notes that nutritionally these …

DIY Dim Sum Dumplings

Chef Jet Tila will teach you to make sew mai like a pro<p>Jet Tila is the author of <i>101 Asian Dishes You Need to Cook Before You Die</i> and a judge on</i> …

7 Google hacks to use on your next vacation

Just a few days before embarking on a road trip through Northern Spain, my brother (who does not work for Google, but is a computer nerd), informed …

Maps

This New Cocktail Trend Is Going to Change the Way You Make Drinks

A French press obviously makes amazing coffee recipes, but its uses lie far beyond your morning cuppa Joe. Get ready to have your mind truly blown by an innovative yet surprisingly common sense use for this flavor-infusing machine: Craft cocktail recipes. Bars all over the country are employing …

Coffee

The 3-Ingredient Pizza Crust That Rocks Our World

If you've ever made your own pizza crust, it was probably either for a special occasion or during a cooking class. It just feels so... gourmet. Which …

Baking

Recipe: Peanut Butter Chocolate Icebox Cake

Peanut Butter Chocolate Icebox Cake<p>Serves 12<p><i>For the ganache:</i> <br>8 ounces bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped <br>1 cup heavy cream<p><i>For the peanut butter</i> …

Mexican salads, the best nachos and more for Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo falls on Friday. Here are some of our favorite snacks and other bites from the Recipe Finder to help you celebrate accordingly.<p><i>[The perfect nachos: A step-by-step guide; Mexican salads, hold the tortilla shell]</i><p>Start with a refreshing Jicama, Apple and Chayote Salad With Pepita-Avocado …

Cooking

Next level deep-fried poached eggs

• Tip <b>50g plain flour</b> into a bowl and season with <b>salt</b> and <b>pepper</b>.<br>• Beat <b>1 egg</b> in another bowl then spread <b>50g panko breadcrumbs</b> on a plate.<br>• Lightly poach <b>2 …

How To Lose Weight: The Military Diet And 5 Things To Know About The Strict 3-Day Regimen

Want to lose weight fast and believe you have the discipline of a solider? Try the three-day Military Diet that promises a 10-pound weight loss if …

9 magical Europe travel destinations you’ve probably never heard of

While most tourists flock to Europe’s main attractions of Paris, London, and Rome, there are many other beautiful hidden gems around the continent …

Catch a lift, or a tango lesson, at L.A.'s historic Union Station

Mar. 18, 2017, 7:00 a.m.<p>L.A. County<p><b>Why:</b> Back when the railroads had major money — and ruled the world the way the tech behemoths do today — they built grand palaces. One of the last was Union Station, a splendid transportation hub in an old corner of downtown Los Angeles.<p><b>What:</b> Union Station is at …

California

A Visual Guide to Spice Combos So You Can Season Like a Champ

How many times have you started a recipe only to realize you’re missing four of the spices listed? Or you just downed the best spoonful of chicken …

Curries

25 Travel Hacks That Will Save You Time and Money in 2017

<i>Originally published by Travel + Leisure.</i><p>Expert travelers like flight attendants and frequent fliers know that foreign transaction fees, the dreaded …

Airplanes

7 Easy Dinners That Basically Make Themselves

Minimum effort, maximum payoff.

Seven incredible adventures you can have in a weekend

Have your weekends been a little lacklustre of late? You don't need to use up all your annual leave to have a real adventure – you'd be surprised how much you can squeeze into a couple of days.<p>From bear watching to bobsledding, these trips will do the trick. They start on a Thursday or Friday and …

Travel

Is This the Most Romantic Restaurant in the World?

<i>Originally published by Travel + Leisure</i><p>There are few experiences more memorable (or romantic) than eating a delicious meal while surrounded by a …

Travel

How to make those amazing garlic-shallot butter mushrooms from Craft Los Angeles

When it comes to mushroom recipes, it doesn't get much easier than this: a blend of mushrooms — crimini, shiitake, oyster, trumpet royale and maitake — sautéed in a garlic-shallot butter and tossed with chopped fresh herbs. Simple, perhaps, but the flavor is rich and earthy, with plenty of garlic …

Recipes

Welcome to Your Clean-Eating Plan For 2017

Eating clean is easy when you have all the ingredients on hand. Our 2-Week Clean-Eating Plan sets you up for success with easy-to-make and delicious recipes, printable shopping lists, and a weekly rundown of what to prep, make, and save. The plan, created by the registered dietitians Stephanie …

Staff Favorites: The 55 Best Recipes of 2015

All <i>Cooking Light</i> recipes have to meet high standards, but a few each issue are so great they become staff favorites.

Try this Greek lemon chicken recipe for dinner tonight

When it comes to weeknight meals, chicken is always a popular choice. And why not? It cooks quickly, and it's versatile. And depending on what you make, it can be both flavorful and diet-friendly. Chicken lends itself to so many flavorings and preparations.<p>You need just a handful of ingredients to …