Mahira Alaufi

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Thai Stir-Fried Noodles With Beef

If you're a fan of Asian noodles, be sure to try these Chinese-inspired Thai beef stir-fried noodles!<p>This stir-fry is delicious, healthful and makes …

Thai Food

To Calm the Gut, Look to Weed and Hot Peppers

Surprising new research says it helps to turn up the heat to chill out.<p>If your gut is giving you a hard time, eating a whole bunch of spicy food and …

Wellness

Tandoori-style chicken - delicious. magazine

<b>For the chicken</b><p>8 skinless chicken thighs, legs, or both<br>• a slice of unsalted butter, melted<br>• a little paprika or Kashmiri chilli powder<br>• 1 tsp chaat …

Curries

This Is What a Dietitian Eats to Banish Inflammation and Get in Shape

We know that inflammation can lead to bloating and digestive issues, but dietitian and nutritionist Alex Caspero just enlightened us to its role in …

7 Cool-Girl Piercings With Just the Right Amount of Edge

A brand new piercing is one of the most badass ways to show off your cool-girl style. For babes that want to channel romantic, girly vibes with the perfect blend of pretty-meets-edgy, a body piercing (like a throwback navel or tragus piercing) is the answer. Here are seven badass body piercings …

Jewelry

7 tax misunderstandings that could cost you

While we can never know everything, there are times when ignorance can cost you dearly -- and tax season is one of those times. Here are seven tax misunderstandings Americans should clear up immediately.<p>A pile of little papers on which are written words such as "tax return" "tax audit" "tax advice" …

Retirement

This Tomato, Basil, & Mozzarella Chicken Is Literally To Die For

Keep it fresh for dinner!<p>2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts<p>Olive oil, to taste<p>Salt, to taste<p>Pepper, to taste<p>Garlic powder, to taste<p>Oregano, to taste<p>1 ball of fresh mozzarella<p>1 medium tomato<p>5 leaves of fresh basil<p>For the balsamic glaze:<p>1 cup inexpensive dark balsamic vinegar<p>⅓ cup honey<p>*Try your …

These 12 slow cooker recipes are perfect for spring

Don't pack up that Crockpot just yet.<p>Slow cooking can and should be done all year round. You'll be glad to have this kitchen appliance when you want …

Cooking

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Lose Weight, Fight Depression, and Boost Your Energy With 18 Salmon Recipes

With depression-fighting, mood-boosting omega-3s (plus anti-anxiety magnesium), immune-system-fortifying selenium, tons of protein for building strong muscles, and ample amounts of B vitamins for energy, salmon is truly a superfood (make sure you opt for wild-caught!) It's a lean, low-calorie …

These Are the Best Retinol Routines for Every Age

AKA how to get a head start on anti-aging.<p>Any skincare expert will tell you, anti-aging and retinol are inextricably linked. So why is the potent anti-wrinkle ingredient still so mystifying? Some women wax on about how it's the best thing that ever happened to them, others complain it makes them …

Skin Care

Ditch Olive Oil—This Alternative Is Even Healthier, Says a Top Chef

Olive oil has long been accepted as one of the healthiest pantry staples, but according to a leading chef, there's one alternative that is even …

Apple cider vinegar helps blood sugar, body fat, studies say

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a cure-all for decades. I've seen claims that it can do everything from halt hiccups to whiten teeth, and even banish dandruff.<p>Whether or not it's capable of all those things, there is some solid research to back up apple cider vinegar as a healthy elixir, as …

Nutrition

Can insomnia be cured by online therapy?

Up to half of us have problems sleeping – and some experts say online treatment may soon become the norm. But which tool should you use?<p>Can’t get to sleep? Try online therapy. While a glowing screen is a counter-intuitive cure for insomnia, there is evidence that online cognitive behavourial …

Sleep
Cuba

5 Crazy-Good Cauliflower Recipes You Need To Try

Cauliflower is all the rage these days. Not only is it versatile, it's a delicious and nutritious substitute for rice, potatoes -- and even steak! From Cauliflower Fried "Rice" to Curried Cauliflower & Apple Soup, here are five fabulous recipes you need to try.<p><b>1. Cauliflower Fried "Rice"</b><p>Cauliflower …

Cooking

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. …

Self-help

Mediterranean diet could prevent 20,000 deaths in Britain each year

Some 20,000 lives could be saved each year if Britons switched to a Mediterranean diet, according to a new study.<p>The Medical Research Council (MRC) and Cambridge University followed nearly 24,000 people in the UK for up to 17 years to see how their diet affected the health of their heart.<p>They …

Recipe: Tagliatelle Arrabbiata

<b>Feeds: 4</b><p><b>Preparation time: 10 minutes</b><p><b>Cooking time: 45 minutes</b><p>See more recipes from Anna Barnett at AnnaBarnettCooks.com or follow her on Instagram and …

Recipes

We Tried It: Avocado Bun Meatball Sliders With Our Fave Trader Joe’s Products

I’m all about having more avocados in my life. If I had avo toast for breakfast, stuffed avo for lunch, and some guac as an afternoon pick-me-up, I may probably still want avocados for dinner. So when I heard about the (surprising and seemingly ridiculous) avo-bun trend, I was intrigued. Avo-buns …

Breakfast

Recipe 101: Baked Chicken Meatballs

Serves 4, or more as appetizers or sliders<p>3 slices Italian bread, torn into small bits (1 cup)<br>1/3 cup milk<br>3 ounces sliced pancetta, finely chopped …

The 41 most nutritious foods on Earth

But which produce is the most worth your while?<p>Jennifer Di Noia, a researcher at William Paterson University who specializes in public health, ranked a long list of fruits and veggies based on their nutrient density to see which ones should be classified as "powerhouse" foods: those most strongly …

Healthy Eating

3 healthy (and super delicious) marinades and BBQ sauces for a clean cookout

Sure, burgers and brats aren't the most waistline-friendly grilled foods, but did you know that even grilled chicken breasts can come with a side of health risks?<p>When food chars on the grill, the cooking process makes the food taste extra smoky and delicious, but it also produces carcinogens. Corn …

BBQ

How To Make Your Own Amazingly Delicious Turkish Pide!

Wow. Just wow. The moment I pulled these Turkish pide out of the oven I knew that they would be good. But I wasn't quite prepared for how really …

Cooking (Australia)

7 foods to boost your mental performance

Research shows that nutrients in food can have a significant positive impact on cognitive performance. Cognitive impairment is increasingly attributed to oxidative stress, a condition that involves excessive harmful molecules called free radicals or oxidants. Since these free radicals can lead to …

Nutrition

9 No-Cook Twists on Avocado Toast

Like your favorite indie band that makes it big, even the best food trends invite their fair share of mockery and derision. Which is why I could easily go on a nice long rant for you right now, all about how tired this whole avocado toast "thing" is and how annoying it is to see obnoxiously priced …

8 Fatty Foods That Can Help You Slim Down

The best diet foods could also be the best tasting ones. 🙏<p>Experts used to think that dietary fat — which makes foods like burgers and ice cream and pizza taste flavorful AF — made people physically fat and sick, but not anymore. The only kind of fat that's <i>definitively</i> bad for you is trans fat, …

38 nutrition experts tell us what they eat for breakfast

Breakfast has its own month in America, but we think the most important meal of the day should be celebrated around the world.<p>Study after study shows …