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8 Healthy Breakfasts

In a new three-part series, we map out your day in food, with expert advice and tasty recipes to fuel the time-crunched, health-conscious athlete. First up: breakfast. Our breakfast expert is Adam Korzun, the director of performance nutrition for the Green Bay Packers and the former head dietitian …

Breakfast

7 Foods I Prep Each Week to Make Sure I Eat as Healthy as Possible

Keri Glassman, R.D., shares the 30-minute routine that helps her make more nutritious choices all week long.<p>Sure, you <i>want</i> to reach for a healthy snack—but if you forgot to pack cut-up veggies and the vending machine is <i>right there</i>, then odds are you're going to go with the bag of pretzels. If you …

6 DIY Ways to Whiten Your Teeth and Get a Movie-Star Smile

He also recommends mixing baking soda and hydrogen peroxide into a paste and using it in lieu of a traditional toothpaste. Simply add a few drops of three percent hydrogen peroxide to plain baking soda and mix it until it forms a paste—then apply it to your tooth brush as normal.<p>This shouldn't …

A Killer Marinade for Tender, Flavorful Chicken Thighs

A soy, garlic, and ginger marinade make this chicken extra flavorful.<p>Chef <b>Naomi Pomeroy</b> made these garlic, ginger, and soy-marinated chicken thighs for her wedding, but you don't have to get hitched to whip up a version at home. Fish sauce, fresh herbs, and lemon round things out for a seriously …

Cooking

7 Ways to Unmask the Superhero Inside of You

<i>“The beauty of the soul shines out when a man bears with composure one heavy mischance after another, not because he does not feel them, but because</i> …

11 Easy Alternatives to the Hated 'Going Out Shirt'

Men's Fashion

6 Easy Hacks for the Best Homemade Fries

Homemade fries are worth the effort. Make 'em even better with these DIY fry hacks.<p>If it's comfort food you're after, there's nothing quite like a pile of hot, fresh, salty French fries. It also happens to be just the sort of cooking project we love: Easier than it looks, and more satisfying than …

Cooking

3 Magic Words to Overcome Overwhelm | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Do you ever know what you need to do but have trouble getting started? There’s a good chance that there’s at least one thing that you habitually put …

Procrastination

Vietnamese Fried Chicken Thighs with Garlic-Chile Glaze

4 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 skin-on, bone-in chicken thighs or drumsticks (about 3 1/2 lb.)<p>2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce<p>Peanut or vegetable oil (for frying)<p>3/4 cup rice flour<p>1 large shallot, finely chopped<p>2 garlic cloves, finely chopped<p>1 tablespoon finely chopped peeled ginger<p>2 tablespoons …

Cast Iron Skillet

Southern Fried Chicken | Chicken Recipes

Tap For Method<p>Ingredients<p>4 free-range chicken thighs , skin on, bone in<br>• 4 free-range chicken drumsticks<br>• 200 ml buttermilk<br>• 4 sweet potatoes<br>• 200 g plain …

Sweet Potatoes

The Right Way to Get Rid of Earwax

So when you jam a Q-tip into your ear canal, that disrupts your skin's natural shedding process—and can actually cause your ears to make <i>more</i> wax. Plus, over time, you could push the wax back in your ear canal and create big ol' blockage that needs to be removed by your doctor, says Kim. Ick.<p>With …

The Lean Muscle Diet

Principle No. 1 <br>You Need to Eat More Food<p>If you have a Taco Bell Cheesy Gordita Crunch habit, the first step is easy: Limit your intake of anything with a name that includes the words "cheesy," "gordita," and/or "crunch."<p>But you still need to eat something, and whatever it is, it'll have calories …

These 5 Things Will Make You Smarter

<b>1) Get rid of the distractions</b><p>You can’t multitask.<p>Via Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School:<p>To put it …

How to Properly Maintain Your Ears and Earwax

We spend a good portion of the day using our hearing, but we know very little about how to maintain our ears properly. There's a lot of confusion out …

40+ Christmas Wreaths to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Deck the halls, doors and everywhere else.<p>A little Christmas crafting goes a long way. Start now and you'll have a holiday wreath for every door in your house.

13 DIY Decor Solutions That Will Make Your Life Easier

11 One-Hour DIYs For Your Bedroom

Bedroom looking a little bland? These 11 snazzy projects take less than an hour<p><b>1. Wooden Tray</b><p><i>Learning Creative Living</i><p>A wooden tray is a must-have for in-bed snackers. Load it up with snacks, coffee, and books, and it's a handy way to bring your morning essentials into the bedroom with you. All you …

Spiced Lamb Patties with Nutty Garlic Sauce

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 30 min<p>You’ll love this spiced alterna-burger with its fresh finishes; kids will love the handheld dinner.<p>November 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 garlic cloves, finely grated<p>¼ cup almond butter<p>4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, divided<p>6 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>1 …

Seafood

Nigel Slater’s toast recipes

Sometimes you just want something on toast. Something hot, soft and interesting atop a raft of thickly cut bread and toasted until the topping blisters and is framed with crisp, lightly singed crusts.<p>Well made, “something on toast” is a snack of perfect contrasts. It’s why cheese on toast works so …

Homemade Marinara Sauce Is Easy to Make—If You Avoid These Common Mistakes

Jarred marinara sauce can't hold a candle to the homemade version. Avoid these common mistakes and whip up a batch tonight.<p>Is there any dinner that's easier to make and more satisfying than pasta and marinara sauce covered in a flurry of shredded Parmesan? We think not. But before you reach for a …

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Christmas on a budget: the Skint Foodie’s six-week plan

Christmas can be a bit of an issue if you’re frazzled of mind, hard up and by yourself. But I’ve spent the last eight of them alone and on benefits and, apart from last year when I was unwell, each one has been a blessed and tranquil respite, albeit a brief one, from a scary and troubling world. …

How to Get People to Like You: 7 Ways From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

How to Braise Meat without a Recipe (Seriously!)

By Bon Appétit<p>Learn the basics of braising and you can transform even the toughest cut of meat into a tender, succulent masterpiece. Here's how to braise meat—no recipe necessary.<p>Real talk: You don't need a recipe to make the braise of your dreams. Not that there's anything wrong with following a …

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Budget-Friendly Brunches to Make at Home

Lazy weekend mornings are the best. Hanging out in fuzzy pajama pants with a warm cup of coffee in my hand without a care in the world makes me a very happy girl. Most weekend we do brunch on at least one morning. The great thing about brunch is that it is so satisfying without breaking the bank.<p>I …

Wedding Chicken

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 12 min<p>“When I was getting married, I couldn’t think of a caterer I wanted to use,” says chef Naomi Pomeroy, Expatriate, Portland, OR, “and I didn’t want to ask my staff.” Her solution? Cook for her guests herself. She went with super-simple chicken, powered …

Soysauce

Why Coca-Cola is the best hangover cure

Call the "Black Doctor"! Send for the "Red Ambulance"! Supermodels say there's only one thing to cure a hangover: a can of Coke<p>There is no all-consuming black hole of despair quite like a hangover. That incessant pounding on your temples, as if some malign goblin has taken up residence inside your …

Alcohol

6 Make-Ahead Staples for Weekday Lunches

<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: Prep some basics on Sunday to make packing lunch a breeze for the whole week.</i><p>Though we …

Pan-Roasted Chicken with Harissa Chickpeas

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>Harissa is a great shortcut ingredient to flavor, but no two jars (or tubes) are the same. Taste first—if it seems very spicy, use a bit less. You can always stir more into the chickpeas when the dish is finished. Learn how to make this recipe and more …

Seafood

Hacking the mac: a custom McDonald’s menu for London – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 4:15 pm, October 27, 2014 in Food & Drink, Fun London<p>This month, it’s 40 years since McDonald’s opened its Woolwich branch – the UK’s first …