Lynette Mccann

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11 Amazing Ways Moms Benefit From Breastfeeding

Like burning serious calories.<p><i>Pin the photo above to save this story for later!</i><p>While breastfeeding can be painful, tiring, and for some new moms, logistically or physically impossible, most experts agree that breastfeeding is the healthiest way to feed newborns up to 6 months of age. That’s because …

Golden French Lentil Stew from Oh She Glows Every Day

This hearty, healthy stew will keep you warm and satisfied on even the chilliest fall nights.

Dairy-free chocolate avocado mousse recipe

This healthy dessert is simple to make - with only avocado, a vanilla pod, dates and cacao powder to blend together, you'll be scoffing in no time<p><b>MAKES</b><p>one bowl (about four servings)<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>1 avocado<br>• ½ cup raw cacao powder<br>• 4 dates, pitted<br>• ½ vanilla pod or ¼ tsp vanilla powder (optional)<p><b>METHOD</b><p>Place …

30 Ways to Stuff Yourself with Tomatoes, Sweet Corn, and Other Summer Loot

While today might mark the unofficial end of summer, that doesn't mean you need to put away those white pants. And more importantly, it doesn't mean …

King prawn, noodle and lemongrass broth recipe

This Thai soup from The Detox Kitchen - bursting with selenium, tryptophan, and potassium - is ideal for cleansing your system<p>This version of the classic noodle soup uses Thai flavours – ginger, coriander and lemongrass – to create a really fresh, fragrant, cleansing broth. If you can’t find brown …

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King Prawn Masala

Forget reaching for the the takeaway menus, because this home made curry is equally tasty and a lot healthier than most of the curry house …

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Turn Your Water Into A Tonic With These 5 Simple Recipes

Must. Drink. More. Water.<p>Boring, right? We all know what we should be doing, but drinking more water can be a bore if you don’t want to add heavily …

Grain man: Yotam Ottolenghi’s recipes for rice suppers

There’s no great skill needed to cook rice properly – other than choosing the right rice for the job in the first place<p>Inever understood why people are intimidated by cooking rice – until I started reading up on it. The more you read, the more you learn how many varieties there are (more than …

Spring Asparagus: 7 Tested and Perfected Recipes

Asparagus is to spring what pumpkin is to fall: it's versatile, delicious, and everywhere. Whether you grill, roast, purᅢᄅe or sautᅢᄅ it, you can never go wrong with this elegant spring vegetable.<p>Asparagus is to spring what pumpkin is to fall: it's versatile, delicious, and <i>everywhere</i>. Whether you …

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Rosemary and garlic potato gratin

SERVES<p>6-8<p>INGREDIENTS<p>750ml double cream<br>• ½ tsp salt<br>• 2 sprigs rosemary<br>• 2 sprigs thyme<br>• 2 garlic cloves, unpeeled but bruised<br>• 1-1½kg medium sized floury potatoes, peeled<p>METHOD<p>Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/gas 4.<br>• Bring the cream to the boil in a saucepan and add the salt, rosemary, thyme and garlic. Remove …

Sensational new fish recipes from Nathan Outlaw

Seafood is the best convenience food ever. That’s a bold statement but it’s true.<p>Most seafood will cook in minutes – much faster than any ready prepared meal – and that, for me, is what makes it such a great choice for everyday meal occasions. I always make sure the fish and shellfish I’m using is …

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Roasted butternut squash and pine nut quinoa recipe

A naturally gluten-free meal of tender squash with quinoa, mixed with crunchy broccoli and nuts<p>SERVES<p>2<p>INGREDIENTS<p>• 1 butternut squash<p>• olive oil, for drizzling<p>• mixed dried herbs (I like oregano, herbs de provence, thyme and rosemary)<p>• 1 tsp paprika<p>• 1 cup of quinoa<p>• 1 lime or lemon<p>• a large …

Bajastyle Fish Tacos

Ingredients<p>Pico De Gallo<p>2 large tomatoes, deseeded & diced<br>• 2 tbsp onion, finely diced<br>• 1 lime<br>• 1 green chilli<br>• 2 tbsp coriander, chopped<br>• 1 pinch of salt and …

Creamy Risotto alla Milanese (Saffron Risotto) Recipe

Saffron-scented risotto <i>alla milanese</i> is one of the most luxurious—and simplest—of risottos. This tradition-busting method guarantees the creamiest, silkiest, most delicious version possible.<p>Why It Works<p>Washing the rice with the stock creates a starchy liquid that delivers maximum thickening power …

Crock-Pot, Hearty Minestrone Soup

Look on the menu of most Italian restaurants and you'll see this classic Italian soup. My recipe is so hearty and satisfying, it makes for a wonderful, soup meal. Each huge, 2 cup serving has only 223 calories, 2 grams of fat and 7 Weight Watchers SmartPoints. So fiber rich, each serving has 10 …

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What It's Like to Attend a Jewish Singles Dance on Christmas Eve

My parents met at the first annual Matzo Ball on Christmas Eve in 1987. Twenty-eight years later, I'm following in their footsteps.<p>At 11 p.m. on Christmas Eve, when most people were stashing last-minute Christmas presents under the tree or spending time with their families, I was waiting in line …

The Secret to the Creamiest, Dreamiest Hummus

You could be making better hummus.<p>If it strikes you as a little weird that hummus received top billing as our 2015 Dish of the Year, then, well, you haven’t had chef Michael Solomonov’s. The incredibly rich, ineffably smooth version that he dishes up at Dizengoff, his bustling Philadelphia …

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From Peach Cobbler to Banana Pudding: 10 Delicious Labor Day Desserts

Labor Day--the last summer hurrah. Next week, pumpkin lattes and apple spice muffins will be everywhere, so make your weekend extra sweet with these delicious summery treats.<p>Labor Day--the last summer hurrah. Next week, pumpkin lattes and apple spice muffins will be everywhere, so make your weekend …

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How to make the perfect som tam

Photograph: Felicity Cloake for the Guardian<p>Leela Punyaratabandhu experiments with many vegetables and fruits for her som tam.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/7/22/1437564818796/acd6056c-388c-492f-9ef5-0d17675c9f06-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Felicity …

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You guysssssssss, I’m thiiiiiirrrty. I feel<p>3080 when I walk down the stairs in the morning, however.<p>Snap. Crackle. Pop.<p>It just isn’t right. By the …

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Caviar and cognac: the crazy world of mega-rich foodies

From £300 cups of coffee to diamond-studded sushi, London’s billionaires are spending more on gourmet luxuries than ever before. But is it ever justified to blow the equivalent of the average salary on a plate of food?<p>The idea of forking out £1,000 on a burger or £600 on a cupcake is enough to make …

4 Plant-Based Mason Jar Meals For A Lighter Lunch

Sure, we're all into the idea of packing a healthy lunch to bring to work. But between the unappealing Tupperware, figuring out which items may or …

My dad asked me to eat McDonald's for 10 days. This is what happened

Genetics student Tom Spector explains why his father asked him to eat junk food for every meal - and what the effects were on his body<p>The idea was hatched on a family holiday in Brazil, two Christmases ago. My father was researching microbes in the gut, which make up as much as three pounds of our …

Why You Should Be Eating Dumplings for Lunch

<i>As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty. Each week, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today: Stuff some dumplings, then stuff your face for lunch. Betty Liu of le jus d'orange</i> …

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Recipe: Singapore Noodles

Title<p>Recipe: Singapore Noodles<p>Katherine is the former Living Managing Editor at KCET.org. She's been living in and writing about this area for over a …

This Crispy Orange Chicken Is Surprisingly Easy To Make

Shumai dumplings

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>So I love, love, love dim sum! Often times I catch myself trying to calm my craving by buying pre-made frozen pot stickers, although in a pinch they are fine, they don’t even touch the real deal. Shumai are a delicious version of Asian dumpling, mine are filled with pork, shrimp, and …

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One-Pot Wonder: Thai basil chicken for a super-fast takeout fake-out

I love Thai food. I love the robust flavors used and the ease of many of the recipes. While I could probably eat out for Thai food every day, I don't …

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You Can (and Should) Bring a Fried Egg for Your Office Lunch

Healthy office lunches have come a long way since the hard-boiled egg. Here are our favorite ways to put an egg on it—from soft-boiled to omelets to, yep, even fried.<p>Healthy office lunches have come a long way since the hard-boiled egg. While we'll always have a soft spot for the perfectly …

4 Healthy Breakfasts for Busy Weekday Mornings