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The only 4 spaghetti recipes you'll ever need

Spaghetti four ways<p>These spaghettis are not just convenient, quick and easy dishes; they can also be seductively brilliant, a perfect example of how a dish can be so much more than a sum of its parts.<p>Each recipe makes enough for six. With the exception of the cacio e pepe, allow 1 litre of water to …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Slow Cooker Pineapple Upside-Down Cake | Recipes

Butter the inside of a 4-quart slow cooker insert. Line it completely with a double layer of foil, then butter the foil. Cut up 4 tablespoons of the …

Slow Cooker Barbecued Pork Chops or Ribs

Barbecued pork is a Southern specialty. Cooked in the classic fashion, it takes many hours over a smoker and lots of know-how. This crock pot recipe …

Cooking

3 Science-Based Food Hacks That Will Make Your Meals Better

Rice with half the calories - seriously.<p>As any successful baker will tell you - everything to do with food and cooking is all about chemistry, …

One-month sugar detox: A nutritionist explains how and why

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you've read about the latest wellness trends, you may have entertained the idea of a diet detox.<p>But whether you've considered juicing, fasting or cleansing in an effort to lose weight or improve your well-being, you're probably aware that drastically cutting out foods is not effective as …

Nutrition

These Roasted Chickpea Recipes Are A Dream Come True

Make these roasted chickpeas 4 ways for a tasty, high-protein snack<p>View this post on Facebook

Chickpeas

I Used to Think No-Bake Desserts Were BS—Then I Found This Recipe

I grew up in Southern California. Not by the beach or in glitzy L.A., but way, way far inland where it gets VERY hot during the summer. Like, 118 …

23 Low-Carb Snacks To Eat When You're Trying To Be Healthy

Because eating fewer carbs can still be delicious.

Healthy Eating

Liev Schreiber explains why Sabretooth was cut from Logan

<i>Logan</i> nearly featured another familiar face from days (of future) past: Sabretooth. Director James Mangold revealed last month that Liev Schreiber …

23 Better-For-You Desserts That Are Sneakily Made With Vegetables

Bye kale salad. Hello avocado ice cream.

12 Healthy Food Swaps For Your Favorite Refined Carbs

Make no mistake: Carbohydrates are essential—they’re the body’s main energy source. But the more refined a carb is, the worse it is for you: “Refined …

3-Minute Mug Cakes 4 Ways by Tasty

We Figured Out How to Make Crispy Chicken in the Slow Cooker

(Image credit: Lauren Volo)<p>This is not a drill, you guys. We've figured out a way to get <i>crispy</i> chicken skin in the slow cooker. Until now, crispy was …

Cooking

Watch This Blogger Bake Cupcakes Inside Real Egg Shells

Watch how this blogger does it, and prepare to be amazed.<p>Every Easter, we look forward to decorating Easter eggs and making delicious Easter treats. …

Dessert

Taste Beyond The Tongue

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

10 Fast and Cheap Ways To Make a Healthy Pasta Dinner

Can a pasta dinner be fast, cheap, and healthy all at the same time? Absolutely. The key is to make wholesome swaps that won't break the bank, like …

Cooking

5 morning workouts for all-day energy

Just the thought of working out first thing in the morning sounds like drudgery. And to makes matters work, you typically work late, wake up late, …

10 Slow Cooker French Toast Recipes Your Brunch Crew Will LOVE

Waking up to the smell of French toast might be the *ultimate* fantasy, but turns out, it’s actually <i>quite</i> easy to make it a reality. You just need a slow cooker! Break out the brioche: Here are 10 of our absolute FAVORITE slow cooker French toast recipes.<p>1. Crock Pot Creamy Banana French Toast: …

The Best Core Exercise. Period.

5 Ways To Do It<p>If you could only choose one exercise to train your core, it should be the single-arm plank. Here's what the basic move looks …

Workouts

Try This 8-Week Plank Challenge To Get Stronger From Head To Toe

Planks challenge your arms, legs, chest, shoulders, and butt, not to mention make your abs quiver like an earthquake when done properly. Best of all, you can do them anywhere and tweak them to suit your ability. The more you plank, the stronger and more stable you get, and the longer your muscles …

20 ‘zero-calorie’ foods to snack on guilt-free

It sounds almost too good to be true: tasty snacks that contain no calories.<p>But health experts have identified a variety of super-healthy treats that …

Nutrition

12 Salads Even Your Lazy Ass Can Make In 2017

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Healthy Eating

Claire Ptak’s recipes for two light desserts free from refined sugar

Chocolate peanut butter slabs and silky chocolate mousse have been appearing and re-appearing in my kitchen lately. I have been feeling the weight of the festive season’s perpetual cheese and mince pies, so I am experimenting with lighter sweets – removing refined sugars and dairy for a change. …

Baking

20 Cheap and Easy Slow-Cooker Recipes You Need in Your Life

Utilizing your slow cooker is one of the easiest ways to not only cook more at home, but also to stick to your budget. You can throw just about anything — from pantry staples to affordable cuts of meat — into a slow cooker and let it simmer for hours, and you'll get a hearty, flavorful meal that …

Chocolate-Espresso Mousse Cake Recipe

55<p>9<p>2<p>Shares 66<p>Served with a cool, tangy scoop of <b>Vanilla Frozen Yogurt</b>, from The Perfect Scoop<p>This is one of my favorite types of ways to serve …

Heavenly Squares: 7 Decadent Dessert Bar Recipes

Easy to make and even easier to eat, dessert bars are always a hit over the holidays. From Chocolate Chip Pecan Blondies to Luscious Lemon Squares, these handheld sweets will have everyone reaching for seconds (and thirds!).<p><b>1. Baileys Cheesecake-Marbled Brownies</b><p>Spiked with Baileys Irish Cream, …

18 Chocolate Desserts SO Indulgent, You Won’t Believe They’re Paleo

Dessert is the hardest bad habit to break when you commit to a new and improved healthy eating resolution. The good news is that there are SO many natural alternatives, you can easily hack a way to #TreatYoSelf to your favorite sweets. We’ve seen healthy bean desserts become all the rage, and most …

Crockpot Ham, Green Beans and Potatoes- Left Over Layering

Crockpot Ham, Green Beans and Potatoes is my go-to recipe for using leftover ham. We usually cook a big ham on all the Major holidays (along with …

10 Free Chrome Extensions That Will Transform Your Workday

It's not an oversell: These browser add-ons really can make you better, faster, smarter, and safer when working in Chrome.<p>You fill your phone with apps to make it work harder for you--but how about the computer you use every day at work?<p>Chrome extensions work to supercharge your go-to Google …