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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

16 Cheat Sheets For If You're A Foodie But Also Lazy AF

Easy and foolproof.

Cooking

How to bake the perfect swiss roll

How do you make a swiss roll? Push him down a mountain. Sorry, it had to be done. Thankfully, however, there are easier ways to score a slice of this much loved and, despite the name, very British cake. Neglected in recent years in favour of flashier rivals, it’s one of those rare pieces of …

Baking

11 Light and Fresh Meatless Dinners for Lent

Lent season is in full swing, lasting until April 13. During this time, observers abstain from eating meat on Fridays. We gathered some of our …

Cooking

Breads of the World

From Palestinian spinach pies to Irish soda bread, here are delicious bread recipes from around the world.

Baking

16 easy one-pot pasta recipes for delicious weeknight dinners

What's better than a hearty bowl of pasta for dinner? Making that pasta dinner in one pot!<p>And even better? You'll only have one pot — or one slow cooker in the case of some of these tasty recipes — to clean after dinner. Here are 16 one-pot pasta recipes your whole family will enjoy, including a …

Cooking

Big Lunch, Small Dinner Meal Plan

<i>Original reporting in EatingWell Magazine by Sara Haas, R.D.N., L.D.N.</i><p>New research shows that eating your biggest meal of the day at lunch instead of …

Science Says Parents of the Most Successful Kids Do These 10 Things | Inc.com

We all want to lead happy, successful lives. But for parents, there's a time when your priorities shift a bit, and your most important goals start to involve setting your kids up for success and happiness in their own lives.<p>Parental priorities aren't the only factor, of course. There are plenty of …

Self-improvement

24 Easy Dinner Prep Ideas You'll Want To Try ASAP

It's a bird, it's a plane...it's your dinner on your plate!

Cooking

10 Vegetarian Dinners Even Meat-Eaters Will Love

Whether you’re a vegetarian or just trying to incorporate some meatless meals into your diet, you’ll love these fast, flavorful recipes — and you won’t miss the meat one bit!<p>1. Chinese Vegetable Stir-Fry<p>This hearty vegetable stir-fry will conquer your Chinese cravings. Best part: it’s way healthier …

Cooking

5 Ways To Create Quality Time With Your Kids When You Have No Time

Finding quality time to bond and reconnect with your kids can be a challenge, especially if you're a busy and working parent. There are bills to take care of and you have to make sure that money keeps coming in so you can give your kids a roof over their heads and food for their little stomachs. …

Kids

Best Math Apps for Kids

• Best Overall<br>• Best for Preschool<br>• Best for Elementary School<br>• Best for Fundamentals<p><i>Best overall:</i> Math games, Mathematics<p>See at Play Store<p>While many of the …

22 Cozy Slow-Cooker Casseroles That Make Life Easy

Slow-cooker season is in full swing, and these cozy casserole recipes are here to warm your soul. You'll be glad you won't have to bother with the …

Brain hormone triggers fat burning regardless of food intake

Although the neurotransmitter serotonin has previously been shown to play a central role in regulating appetite (amongst other things), the reasons …

Neuroscience

17 Simple Ways to Break a Sugar Addiction

Is sugar your vice? Are you ready to start kicking this habit for good? If sugar is ruling your diet, then these tips will help you gain control over your food decisions and your health. Small, tiny changes will have a massive impact on your overall well-being — let's get to it!

PopSugar

Crock Pot Stew Recipes To Get You Through The Winter

The slow cooker is a wintertime staple. It whips up some hearty dinners, makes some incredibly easy breakfasts and can even put together a pretty mean chili. And that’s not all. The slow cooker is a master at one of our favorite cold-weather dishes. We’re talking about stews.<p>We all need more stews …

This genius cooking system will help you plan ahead to eat well all week long

In the new year, many of us resolve to cook more often—a habit that’s healthier, cheaper, and often more enjoyable than eating out or ordering Seamless. Yet it can be hard to find the time to devote to meal preparation, much less creative menu-planning.<p>It’s little wonder, then, that meal kits like …

Learn How to Cook Absolutely Everything You Eat from Scratch

Real food tastes better, costs less and usually doesn't take any longer to make. Learn how to cook virtually everything your family eats from …

How To Make Naan at Home

<b>Proof the yeast:</b> Combine the water and sugar in a small measuring cup. Sprinkle with the yeast and set aside for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, combine the …

Baking

11 Simply Rules to Clean Eating

By Franziska Spritzler<p>The term "clean eating" has become very popular among the health conscious.<p>Clean eating is an eating pattern that focuses on …

Nutrition

Top authors pick a children’s book for Christmas

Education Guardian’s Christmas gift ideas from teachers and authors, with Anne Fine, Holly Smale, Frank Cottrell Boyce, Michael Morpurgo and Julia Donaldson<p>The Frog and Toad books by Arnold Lobel<p><b>Recommended by Anne Fine, author of Madame Doubtfire, Goggle Eyes and Flour Babies</b><p>The Frog and Toad …

Books

This 20-Minute Cardio Dance Workout Is a Seriously Fun Way to Burn Calories

Dancing might just be the most fun cardio option out there. At least the workout feels more like a party than a sweat sesh. Like this 20-minute cardio dance workout led by celebrity fitness artist Nicole Winhoffer. She was the creative director of Madonna's Hard Candy Fitness's "Addicted to Sweat" …

Sunday Strategist: A Week of Healthy Dinners — December 12-16

If you like having a healthy meal plan but want something customized to your dietary or caloric needs, check out <b>The Cooking Light Diet</b>. It’s a …

Cooking

Best Pernil Ever Recipe

"This is the traditional Puerto Rican holiday meal. My Grandma's recipe is unique because she marinates the meat in wine overnight. This pork roast …

BBQ

What to Do If Your Thyroid Is on the Fritz

From weight gain (or loss) to exhaustion, brain fog, depression, anxiety, and dry skin, thyroid dysfunction causes a wide range of symptoms, which …

A toy expert’s guide to the best holiday gifts for creative, curious kids

To me, good shopping means going in with a game plan. That’s particularly true for parents heading into the craziest shopping week of the year, at once eager to find toys that will help their children learn and grow and overwhelmed by the number of sales on offer.<p>The best way to find the right toy …

Kids

Your Christmas Tree Needs These Adorable DIY Owl Ornaments This Year

Aren't they an absolute hoot?<p>If you're looking for a DIY ornament that takes minutes to make but <i>looks</i> like it took hours' worth of effort, look no further.<p>Blogger Lia Griffith crafted these felt and pinecone owl ornaments, and we couldn't be more in love with them. Seriously, how cute are …

TAKE THIS 2 TIMES A DAY AND LOSE WEIGHT WITHOUT EXERCISING!

The recipe for this miraculous weight loss aid is very simple. You can make it in minutes and store it in the refrigerator for one day, or until …

15 Italian Cooking Secrets That Will Change Your Life

The beauty of learning how to cook Italian food the right way is that you don't have to go to a restaurant every time the craving strikes. From making the perfect pasta to having the essential pantry staples on hand, there are a few secrets Italian cooks always have up their sleeves that come in …

Watch: An ode to being “Blaxican”

In this video posted by mitú, Dolores Morado tells her story of raising children in the United States born of black and Mexican ancestry. Morado …