Margie J. Lateef

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13 Slow-Cooker Hacks You Need To Know About

You could just set it and forget it, but these hacks are going to completely up your slow-cooking game.<p>1 Cook Two Dips At Once<p>Jonathan …

Cooking

23 Paleo Bowls That Make Breakfast Great Again

Breakfast bowls are the ultimate convenience: They pack in a ton of nutrients at once, and they’re often easily portable. Best of all, they let you …

Healthy Eating

Sausage & Egg Breakfast Muffin

Instructions<p>Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray muffin tin and set aside.<p>Place a skillet on the stove, over medium-high heat. Once hot, add a drizzle …

20 Essential Cleansing Foods to Try

Yummy Superfoods to Cleanse Your Body<p>Our bodies neutralize and eliminate dietary and environmental toxins every day. Certain foods can support, or …

“Souper” Cheesy Chicken Zucchini Rice.

This is what I call Jenny comfort food...The post “Souper” Cheesy Chicken Zucchini Rice. appeared first on Half Baked Harvest.

Recipes

Eating Fruits and Vegetables Could Make You As Happy As Getting a Job

Science has found another reason to eat more fruits and vegetables—eating enough of them could make you a happier person, according to new Australian research.<p>More than 12,000 people were surveyed twice about how many fruits and vegetables they typically ate—once in 2007, and again in …

9 Street Food Recipes for When There’s No Truck in Sight

When the streets of major cities are filled with the scent of sizzling meat, grilled breads, and still-warm, crunchy waffles wrapped in paper, it's a …

Greek Salmon With Veggies and Feta Is a 1-Pan Wonder

<i>The following post was originally featured on Cooking For Keeps and written by Nicole Shoemaker, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Food.</i><p>I've said it before, and I'll say it again: since Teddy was born, dinners like these have been my lifeline. Quick, easy, and healthy meals that aren't boring, and …

Recipes

19 Whole30 Dinner Recipes to Cook Up + Eat Healthy All Week Long

It may no longer be New Year’s Resolution time, but that doesn’t mean your diet has gone out the window. In fact, now may just be the perfect time to remember those food resolutions you made back in January. Whether you’ve been inspired by healthy foodies on Instagram or your friend who simply …

The surprising meal professional cooks eat when they're too tired to cook

Too tired to cook tonight? You're not alone. Whether you've spent all day bogged down by conference calls, chasing energetic toddlers, schlepping between meetings, errands, and unexpected crises, or catering a meal for 200 wedding guests, sometimes the events of a long day are just too much. …

Food

Get ready for your new favorite sandwich: Grilled cheese with marinated tomatoes

Sometimes, nothing beats the perfection that is rich, gooey cheese melted between two slices of crisp bread. It's classic comfort food.<p>For a slight twist, give this version a try. Smoked cheese, such as Comte or Provolone, is sandwiched between thick slices of a rustic country loaf with a layer of …

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‘Great British Baking Show’ Semifinal: Watch Your Temper

Here we are in the semi-final episode of <i>The</i> <i>Great British Baking Show</i>. I would say that the competition is really heating up, but it's more, like, getting gently warmed in the oven — because at the end of the day, this show feels less like a contest and more like some friends getting together to …

Toum: The Secret Sauce for Great Lebanese Food

The first thing to know about the magical Lebanese sauce toum is that it’s a high-risk, high-reward endeavor. The risk is failure, but on the other …

Recipes

8 delicious condiments that are actually good for you

In the nutrition world, condiments tend to get a bad rap—and frankly, it’s deserved. A serving of ketchup can have as much sugar as a chocolate chip …

This Egg Salad Puts the Deli Stuff to Shame

Forget those sad scoops of neon-yellow mush; this egg salad's fancy enough for company.<p>This classed up sandwich is a far cry from that yellow glop masquerading as egg salad at bad delis everywhere. Think of our version as an ode to creamy hard-boiled eggs in their most glorious form: gently tossed …

31 Delicious Things You Should Eat In August

Hold on to that summer feeling.

Experts Agree—These Foods Shouldn't Be Stored in Your Fridge

As we enter peak entertaining season, it’s easy for food to mount up and fridge shelves to become overloaded with leftovers, wine bottles, and odd …

Zucchini tart recipe will make you wish you had planted more, not less

Houseguests can be ingrates. Once, I invited an asparagus family to the garden, and the whole clan stalked away. Perhaps my hostess skills need some work.<p>Apparently to make asparagus feel at home, you have to cultivate loose soil, deep trenches and patience. So this summer, years after my first …

3 Veggie-Heavy Smoothies That Will Boost Your Energy More Than Coffee

<i>We've been absolutely smitten with the recipe blog Green Kitchen Stories since ... well, about as long as we realized food blogs were a</i> <i>thing. For</i> …

Healthy Eating

Seasonal Produce Never Looked Tastier With These 10 Delicious Summer Food Trends

Sometimes it's wise to follow fads, especially when those trends showcase ultra-nutritious seasonal produce. As a nutritionist and recipe developer, I love checking out what fresh findings are available at my local grocery store, like ALDI, to get inspired. Here are 10 clever ideas you should try …

Healthy Eating

The 4 Foods That Actually Stress You Out + What To Eat Instead: A Doctor Explains

Stress: We've all got it, and most of us would love to have a lot <i>less</i> of it. While there are many healthy ways to combat it—starting with meditation …

3 Ingredients, No Ice Cream Machine & Your New Favorite Sherbet

Buttermilk in a glass may not appeal to you—<i>at all</i>—but it’s pure gold in this refreshing summer sherbet. While milk is the typical sherbet liquid, and perfectly nice, <b>buttermilk goes the extra mile by contributing a more voluptuous, creamy texture (without cream)</b>, and tangy notes that accentuate the …

David Chang Talks About The Bloody Vegan Burger (Plus More Food Videos You Might Have Missed)

<i>There’s a lot going on in the food world. Things move quickly. Something is hot, then it’s gone completely. It seems almost impossible to keep up with the conversation. Farms, burgers, ice cream — there’s just so much food content to keep you sated. We’d like to help you stay on top of things, so</i> …

50+ Quick Dinners for When It's Too Hot to Cook

When the temperatures climb into the triple digits, cooking is the last thing on my mind. But since one can't subsist on watermelon and Popsicles …

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5 things that happened when I did a sugar detox

Yeah, I eat pretty darn healthy. But I'm only human. Every once in a while there's a birthday at work, and I eat a cookie. Sometimes two if I'm stressed. Then that cookie reminds me, wow, refined sugar is delicious! And also, that I love apple fritters. Then the next morning, I might buy an apple …

Make the pie your neighbors won’t stop talking about

By Cathy Barrow<p>, Columnist, Food<p><i>Editors’ note: In this new monthly column, the author focuses on dishes that can travel well and feed a crowd.</i><p>Hello, dog days of summer — a time for potlucks, cookouts, family reunions and pool parties. By their very nature, these gatherings are dependent on the …

Baking

Honoring the heroic ‘Montford Pointers,’ the African American Marines the corps didn’t want

By James LaPorta<p>CAMP JOHNSON, N.C — “If it were a question on having a Marine Corps of 5,000 Whites or 250,000 Negroes, I would rather have the Whites.”<p>So said the U.S. Marine Corps’ 17th commandant, Gen. Thomas Holcomb, in May 1941 and then again in January 1942, one month after the attack on …

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5 ways mindfulness will change your life

You’re a busy girl with a million things on your mind, and sometimes, life can feel really overwhelming! Between overthinking the past or worrying …

Mindfulness