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9 Ways to Quit Sugar for Good

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Sweet and Spicy Chicken Drumsticks

4 to 6 Servings<p>March 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup Sriracha<p>1/2 cup unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1/4 cup mirin (sweet Japanese rice wine)<p>1/4 cup red currant or strawberry jelly<p>12 large chicken drumsticks<p>Kosher salt<p>1 cup rice flour<p>1 tablespoon cornstarch<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Bring Sriracha, rice vinegar, mirin, …

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Old Fashioned Sour Cream Donuts

In a small bowl sift together the cake flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg.<p>In a large mixing bowl beat the butter and sugar together until well …

Easy Pasta Three Ways

After a long day at work, coming home to cook can sometimes seem like a dreadful thought. I want to prepare things quickly so I tend to speed up the …

Italian Food

16 Cheesy Pasta Recipes That Are Definitely Always Worth It

16 cheesy pasta recipes that are rich, creamy, and always worth it.<p><b>C'mon—who doesn't like cheesy pasta?</b> From a dead-simple mac n' cheese to a traditional Italian <i>cacio e pepe</i>, here are 16 recipes that combine two of our favorite things.


How to Eat Healthier Snacks

(Want to train yourself to be more disciplined? Discover How to Motivate Yourself to Eat Better and Exercise.)<p>The reason taste pops to mind first is because it's a concrete, visceral attribute, says study author Nicolette Sullivan. You don't have to think about whether you like the flavor of your …


14 Foods You Should NEVER Eat

We polled some of those insiders—people who know the business and work daily to evict pesticides, genetically modified organisms, animal cruelty, social injustice, and unhealthy foods from the food supply—to find out what they know about the dark side of "convenience" foods. Take note so you can …


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Here Are 20 Meals You Can Make In 20 Minutes

So you can spend less time in the kitchen and more time with Netflix.


12 Women Your Girlfriend Won’t Approve You Following On Instagram - Part 3

Strangely, we haven’t yet grown tired of collecting and cataloguing all the lovely ladies of Instagram. And equally strangely, we suspect you haven’t …

12 Weight Loss Tricks

<b>Raid Your Cabinets</b><br>No, we don’t mean ditching everything in your kitchen—just stock up safe zones and limit your junk drawers. If starting any diet, keep your healthy choices like cut-up vegetables, hummus, Greek yogurt, and fresh fruit at eye level or in easily accessible places and hide …


What 3 Nutritionists Order at Chipotle

"I'm so impressed with Chipotle and the work the company is doing," says Alpert. "If only more businesses would follow suit!"<p><b>The nutritionist:</b> Kristin Kirkpatrick, R.D., a Cleveland-based dietitian <b><br>The order:</b> The two-taco kit (from the kids' menu) with crispy corn tortillas, black beans, guacamole, …

Healthy Eating

Erik Johansson's Trippy, Illusionary Photos

Swedish photographer and artist Erik Johansson has unveiled a set of sensory stimulating<p>Swedish photographer and artist Erik Johansson has unveiled a set of sensory stimulating photography. Utilizing Photoshop editing software, Johansson has effectively contorted his shots into trippy, surreal …

Kim Kardashian Talks Sex Tape Among Other Topics with LOVE Magazine

Following various teaser and magazine image leaks the past few weeks, Kim Kardashian’s full<p>Following various teaser and magazine image leaks the past few weeks, Kim Kardashian‘s full interview with <i>LOVE</i> magazine has finally been released. Touching on subjects including her sex tape, younger sister …

6 Easy, Healthy Meals You Can Make in a Mason Jar

<i>Get the recipe at Savoring the Thyme.</i><p><b>Easy Mason Jar Peach Parfait</b><br>Easy is right. Just mix plain Greek yogurt with chia seeds, and start layering the mixture with granola and peaches however you see fit. Top with your favorite nut butter, and you’ve got a parfait with true staying power.<p><i>Get the</i> …


These 11 apps and websites will make you miss your childhood

Product Hunt, a discovery website that shows you the newest startups and products, has collected a bunch of websites and apps that will make you want to relive the past. Product Hunt founder Ryan Hoover even wrote a blog post about how he thinks the emotional power of nostalgia makes it a perfect …


The Best Bacon to Eat

<b>WINNER</b><p>The Baron of Bacon<p>VANDE ROSE FARMS ARTISAN APPLEWOOD-SMOKED BACON<br>$65 FOR 60 OZ, FOODORO.COM<p>The pork is from Duroc pigs, prized for their tender meat. Our tasters praised the "nutty, fruity" flavor. This stuff comes at a cost, but it's cheaper per ounce than others we tested.<p><b><br>RUNNER-UP …


Fueling Secrets of the Pros

These five recipes help elite riders pack maximum nutrition into every bite<p>I recently spent five days riding (and eating) with Team Colavita/Bianchi p/b Fine Cooking as a guest at their team training camp in Clermont, Florida. As one might imagine, a team sponsored by food and recipe companies …

Black Scale Shanghai Opening

In Shanghai’s bustling Jing An District, Black Scale has unveiled its first store in China’s major<p>In Shanghai’s bustling Jing An District, Black Scale has unveiled its first store in China’s major metropolis. With a minimalist black and white interior aesthetic, featuring strong lines and rigid …

Here's What Real Healthy People Actually Snack On

There's not one sad handful of almonds among them, and that's a beautiful thing.<p>They've all been made (and devoured) by real, seriously healthy people who say things like "satiety" and "fuel your body." Steal their snackspiration so you'll never have to go head-to-head with the vending machine …

Healthy Eating

Animated GIFs Reveal the Retouching That Went Into Composited Photos

Ashot Gevorkyan is a professional photographer and retoucher based in Kaliningrad, Russia. He recently created a series of animated GIFs that offer a …

Jerk Chicken Wings

Jerk is a Jamaican spice paste that usually includes scallions, habanero chile (also called Scotch bonnet), and allspice. Adjust the amount of chile to suit your taste.

15 Recipes For Overnight Oats To Start Your Day With

♫ The best part of waking up is some good oats in your mug ♫


27 Make-Ahead Breakfasts That Are Actually Good For You

Is anyone else's healthy eating resolution getting in the way of sleeping in as long as humanly possible?


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31 Healthy Meals You Can Make in 10 Minutes or Less

We know the facts: Preparing meals at home is good for your health and your wallet. But let’s face it, with minimal free time and other priorities …

Slow Cooker or Pressure Cooker

<i>Everyone will love this Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken, and it makes an easy delicious meal for a busy Taco Tuesday.</i><p><b>Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken</b> from Two …

Tips for Slow Cooking Food

Crock pots/slow cookers are amazing. I was given my crock pot when I acquired my very first apartment, and have lugged the heavy thing around with me …

The Ultimate Guide To Paleo

Change is hard, but it might be worth it.<p>Maybe you want to lose weight, maybe you're just looking to get healthier and feel better. Either way, you're not alone. Paleo was the most googled diet in 2014, and chances are you have at least one friend who swears by it. BuzzFeed Life asked three experts …