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11 Must-pack Items, According to Full-time Travel Writers

As a travel journalist, I often feel I've hit the career jackpot. I travel as often as my passport allows — 28 countries and counting! — and I’m able …

New York City

These Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes Are Basically Burritos—But Way Healthier

When I'm at a loss for what to make for dinner, I often turn to Southwestern flavors and ingredients. I know that some combination of black or pinto …

Sweet Potatoes

27 Lentil Recipes for Easy Weeknight Meals

We love lentils here at Kitchn. They are magically easy to cook on the stove, and versatile enough to go into a wide range of cuisines. Plus, they …

Healthy Eating

24 Multitasking Workout Moves That Work All Your Muscles at Once

Get results quicker and spend less time at the gym by working multiple body parts at the same time. Not sure where to start? Incorporate these moves …

Workouts

14 Products That Make Meal Prep a Breeze, All From Amazon

Meal prep will save you loads of time and money throughout the week. Plus, sticking to a preplanned menu ensures you'll stay on track with your healthy eating efforts. But if you're looking to start meal prepping but you're totally overwhelmed by where to begin, make sure you load up on these …

Slow Cookers

The thriller writers who are making a killing with crime fiction

<b>British readers have become more gripped by crime and thriller novels, with sales up by 19% between 2015 and 2017, new figures suggest.</b><p>The rise has been fuelled by the growth of psychological thrillers and the success of big names like <b>Lee Child</b>, <b>James Patterson</b> and <b>Dan Brown</b>.<p>18.7m crime and thriller …

Books

Man eats world's hottest chilli pepper – and ends up in hospital

Carolina Reaper appears to have narrowed the arteries in the competitive eater’s brain, causing a series of thunderclap headaches<p>A man who took part in a chilli pepper eating contest ended up with more than he bargained for when he took on the hottest pepper in the world.<p>After eating a Carolina …

Weight Loss

How to Cook Omelets, Frittatas, Quiches, and Stratas

Eggs are inexpensive, easy-to-make, and arguably one of the most versatile sources of animal protein. Because they don’t have a strong taste, they …

Breakfast

Strange Dog Joins Couple On Hike — Then They See What's Written On His Collar

"Hi, I'm Smokey."<p>As Scott Brown and his wife were preparing to embark on a snowy trek to a popular waterfall in Washington state this week, they …

Pets

10 Easy Meal-Prep Products That Will Help You Eat Breakfast on the Go — All From Amazon!

It's said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so you'll want to make sure you get it right. Whether you're trying to eat healthier options or working on your portion control, investing in a few solid meal-prep products can make all the difference. Items like portable smoothie …

Breakfast

Watering – When and How to Water Your Plants

Watering plants correctly is one of the easiest things to learn in gardening but many people find it confusing. The reason for this is that they want …

Gardening

Everything You Need to Know About Lavender (Plus 5 Kinds to Grow)

Everything you need to know about lavender is a lot. Remember the <i>Encyclopedia Britannica</i>? The final hardcover edition—with 32 alphabetized volumes …

Northern California

10 Amazing Looking Air Purifying Plants You Need in Your Home

Alright guys, lately I’ve become a bit interested (totally an understatement) in house plants. When I was younger, I thought they were just something …

Plants

30 Easy Vegetarian Weeknight Dinners — Recipes from The Kitchn

When we hear vegetarian dinners, you know what comes to mind? Luscious veggies, tender beans, rich broths, flavorful sauces, and great textures. …

Cooking

Ditch the Denim on Your Next Vacation — These 11 Chic Pants Are All Under $25 on Amazon

There's no worse feeling than sweating in uncomfortable denim jeans on a plane. This season, switch it up and invest in a pair of cool and comfortable pants. These versatile trousers go beyond vacation, too. You can get your money's worth and rock them at work and even on date night. In case you …

Clothing

40 Party Dips and Spreads for Any Occasion

When you're planning a party, the easiest way to keep guests satisfied is to offer dips and spreads. These simple appetizers allow everyone to snack …

Cooking

21 Borderline Genius Bullet Journal Spreads For Tracking Your Finances

Get rich or bullet journal trying.

Personal Finance

The Authentic Italian Way to Make Alfredo Pasta Is the Opposite of What You Think

When you think of alfredo pasta, you might think of using heavy cream, milk, flour, and cheese. And you'd be doing it wrong. Allow me to introduce …

Italian Food

The Best Places to Shop for Affordable Women’s Work Clothes

Trying to give your work wardrobe an update but don’t want to break the bank? Finding great work clothes that are budget-friendly can be super …

Clothing

Healthy Foods You Can Make in an Instant Pot

With the help of an Instant Pot, healthy cooking is easier than ever before. Multi-purpose and incredibly fast, this electric pressure cooker also …

Baked Pasta Dishes

These comforting recipes include star chef Grant Achatz's perfect mac and cheese, easy ravioli lasagna and cheesy baked rigatoni.

Italian Food

These 13 Floral Dresses Look Luxe, but They're All From Amazon and Under $16!

Spring obviously gets us in the mood to rock beautiful florals. If you're looking for something to wear to a celebration, date, or big event, we found pretty options online. And the best part is that they're all ridiculously affordable. Believe it or not, Amazon has an impressive selection of …

Women's Fashion

7 High-Protein Muffin Tin Breakfasts That Are Perfect for Meal Prep

Nutrition

Girl texts a wrong number and receives compliments from a big family of strangers

Sometimes one reply can brighten up someone's day... even if it's from a complete stranger.<p>Sydney (@syuselton) needed an opinion on a dress, and she …

20 Meatless Casseroles That Almost Require No Effort

If you ask us, there's nothing like a nice comforting meal for dinner, no matter the season. Whether you're a full-time vegetarian trying to add variety to your diet or looking for some exciting new meatless Monday options, you'll be thankful for casseroles. The 20 healthy(ish) and meat-free …

Cooking

The 25 Best True Crime Books Every Person Should Read

Because nonfiction is often sometimes more terrifying and unsettling<p>For every suspense novel that shocks and awes readers, there are real life stories that make fiction seem tame and predictable. True crime is a loaded genre: The best authors do not sensationalise violence and human suffering, but …

Books

First plastic-free aisle is an example for other supermarkets to follow

There is no logic in wrapping perishable food in indestructible plastic, say campaigners hailing today’s launch in Amsterdam<p>Today the world’s first plastic-free aisle was launched in Amsterdam by environmental campaign group A Plastic Planet and Dutch supermarket Ekoplaza. The aisle enables …

Sustainability

Work Your Core With Standing Balance Yoga Poses

Standing balances are difficult because they require leg strength and upper body flexibility in addition to the ability to balance on one leg. This …

7 healthy Instant Pot recipes you can make in minutes

Delicious, healthy — even decadent — meals you can make ahead in your Instant Pot and eat all week.<p>Nothing beats the promise of a quick-cooking homemade meal. I suspect this has a lot to do with the Instant Pot’s popularity. As I’m writing this, the Instant Pot has more than 26,000 glowing reviews …

Cooking

Guy fakes his death to see how his cat really feels about him, gets disappointing response

It’s been said that for someone to truly understand rejection, they must first be ignored by a cat.<p>The good news is that if you own a cat, you’ll …