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11 easy, healthy smoothie recipes to freshen up your breakfast for spring

Healthy? Check. Easy? Check. Portable? Check? Yup: Smoothies are pretty much ideal if you’re looking for a speedy, nutritious breakfast on the go. And then there’s their versatility. Once you spend a little time with your blender, you start to realize that there are just about endless smoothie …

Breakfast

How to cold-brew coffee

Cold brewing gives you a less acidic cup of coffee with a smoother taste. It's the perfect way to make iced coffee.<p>Coffee never really appealed to me …

17 Super-Necessary Hacks For Anyone With A Car

Everything needs a place to park it.

Fast Food Workers: If You Want More Money, Drop The Picket Sign And Do Your Job

I was in high school the last time I made minimum wage. I earned my first pay bump by coming to work a few minutes early, wearing my uniform, completing the menial tasks assigned to me, and displaying a very slight, but sometimes moderate, enthusiasm for my mundane job. To really solidify my …

This Secret Ingredient Takes Adult Coloring Book Art to the Next Level

A little dab of a bathroom basic transforms your scribbles into a full-blown masterpiece.<p>If you're anything like us, you know that there's nothing better in the the world than taking 20 kid-less minutes to yourself to chill in your flannels with a cup of joe, some Crayola pencils, and a Johanna …

18 Easy Desserts That Only Look Impossible

This Grilled Cheese Sandwich is a Cake

This lovely spread looks like a grilled cheese sandwich with a tasty bowl of tomato soup on the side, but that's far from the reality. In actuality, …

This Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake Is the Best Thing Ever

If you only make one cheesecake in your life, make it this one.<p>Even if you've never set foot inside a Cheesecake Factory, you know the chain likely excels at one thing: cheesecake. Fortunately for all you cheesecake-obsessed readers, Delish dreamed up the one cheesecake recipe you should probably …

Beer and Cheddar Soup with Kielbasa Sausage

6 to 8 Servings<p>This rich and cheesy broth is satisfying on its own, but goes main course with the addition of seared kielbasa sausage. Recipe by Chris Shepherd, Underbelly, Houston<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoon plus 2 tsp. vegetable oil, divided<p>1 medium yellow onion, chopped<p>2 cloves garlic cloves, …

Is This the Most Romantic Restaurant in the World?

There are few experiences more memorable (or romantic) than eating a delicious meal while surrounded by a breathtaking view.<p>Which is why when we saw …

23 Genius Ways to Use Baking Soda in Your Everyday Life

One way to channel your inner MacGyver: Get familiar with baking soda ASAP. You probably have a box of it tucked away in your kitchen cabinet for …

Cleaning

Happy Hamster Chomps Contentedly on a Carrot While Snuggled Sideways in His Bounteous Bed

An adorably happy golden hamster named Mike enjoyed a juicy carrot slice while snuggled sideways inside his bountiful bed.<p>Mike really, really loves …

10 Thoughtful, Handmade Gifts Only The Coolest Friends Will Give

Who wouldn't want a gift made with love? 💝<p>Why would you step foot in a crowded shopping mall when you could make your own gifts this holiday? Cost effective, stress-free and even fun, DIY goodies are a great way to impress your loved ones without totally losing your mind during the busiest time of …

Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies Are the Greatest Recipe of All Time

What's better than cookies? Chocolate peanut butter no-bake cookies, of course. That's why they are the greatest recipe of all time.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we’re using this series as an opportunity to</i> …

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Pots

<b>Ingredients</b><p>6 ramekins, approximately 8 centimeter diameter x 4 1/2 centimeter deep<br>• 1 cup plain flour<br>• 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt<br>• 1/2 teaspoon baking soda<br>• 1 stick soft unsalted butter<br>• 1/3 cup, plus 1 tablespoon soft light brown sugar<br>• 1 teaspoon vanilla paste or extract<br>• 1 extra-large egg<br>• 3/4 cup dark …

Dessert

Crack Pie

10 to 12 Servings<p>Prep Time: 40 min<p>Total Time: 15 min<p>Anyone who has taken a bite of Milk Bar's best selling crack pie immediately knows the reason for the sassy name. This rich, salty-sweet pie recipe has an irresistible oat cookie crust.<p>September 2010Print<p>Ingredients<p>Oat Cookie Crust<p>Nonstick …

8 Lip Products That Are Perfect If You Hate Wearing Lipstick

Believe it or not, there are many of us out there who just plain hate wearing lipstick. From chalky formulas, having to reapply it throughout the …

Gather These 10 Everyday Materials Now for Cute Gift Wrapping Come December

The early bird gets the worm. And if the early bird has stocked up on all the random little buttons and clothespins she's found... well then she's …

3 Genius Ways to Ditch Popcorn Ceilings

Buh-bye, eyesore!<p>We love old homes, but that doesn't mean we need to live with '80s trends that quickly turned into modern nightmares. Give your rooms a makeover from the top down with these impressive DIY fixes for popcorn ceilings.

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies with Cream-Cheese Filling

Tangy cream cheese filling is sandwiched between spiced pumpkin cookies in this whoopie pie recipe from Matt Lewis' "Baked: New Frontiers in Baking." Martha made this recipe on episode 708 of Martha Bakes.

Dessert

Baby Donkey Enjoys Some Really Good Belly Rubs While Swinging Happily in His Hefty Hammock

An adorable grey baby donkey named Leo swung happily while curled up in his hefty black-and-white hammock while his humans offered him a bunch of …

Our Favorite Peanut-Butter Cake Recipes

We've compiled our favorite peanut-butter cake recipes, from cheesecakes to cupcakes, to please your sweet tooth!<p>Swirls of semisweet chocolate, cream cheese, and peanut butter dance together in this heavenly dessert.

Dessert

Watch This Weatherman Easily Pronounce The Hardest Name Ever

Brave weather man Liam Dutton has become an overnight Twitter celebrity thanks to his correct pronunciation of the Welsh town …

Weather

Dark Chocolate Mud Cake | One Pot Chef

Seed Bead Flower Necklace

Shares 0<p>This impressive necklace takes some time, but the results are worth it! Once you learn how to make the first flower, just repeat the process …

Jewelry

Panda Babies Sleeping In Baskets Make Their First Public Appearance At Chinese Panda Breeding Center

These baby pandas are a cause to celebrate! Ten pandas were born this year at the Ya’an Bifengxia Giant Panda Breeding Center, and this past Friday, …

You Will Never Eat Ice Cream the Same Way Again

A brownie bowl is exactly what your summer needed.<p>If your favorite thing about summer is ice cream, then get prepare yourself. Dreyer's Ice Cream has come up with a few ideas so genius, we can't believe we've lived this long without them: Rather than just serving ice cream in a bowl (boring!), tyou …

10+ Cats With Their Cute Mini-Mes

Cats have a reputation for being cold and evil, but they're definitely sweet and protective when it comes to their kittens. These momma cats posing …

Birth Defects