Monique Romero

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6 Reasons You're Not Seeing Results from Your Workouts

<b>You're doing too much of the same thing.</b> It's awesome to find your fitness passion, whether it's indoor cycling, Zumba, barre classes, or running. But if that's <i>all</i> you do, you're going to get very good at it...and then any body changes you were making will drop off. Luckily, there's an easy fix: …

7 Race Day Cocktails for the Kentucky Derby

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Stress eating helps, when they're these superfoods

<b>(CNN) —</b> When work deadlines begin piling up and your social calendar is booked, the last thing you want to hear is to steer clear of the vending machine. Who has time for healthy eating? But when it comes to combating stress levels, what you eat may actually help relieve your tension. Indeed, some …

Wellness

How to Hard Cook Lots of Eggs at Once

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: A genius alternative to hard boiling eggs that results in the creamiest, most perfectly hard cooked eggs every time.</i><p>Are you making deviled eggs or dying …

Kitchens

36 Ways to Eat Sandwiches for Every Meal

There's a sandwich in here with your name on it.<p>Whether you like your sandwiches hot or cold, savory or sweet, these recipes will have you rollin' in bread from breakfast to dessert.

Cooking

Blogs | Food & Wine

Here's how to get a free cup from your local Wawa.<p>The technique is used by professional tea tasters around the globe.<p>As craft beer's heavy hitters …

Your New Favorite Chocolate Cake

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and each week we'll share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: The perfect chocolate cake recipe has been sitting in your pantry all along, patiently waiting for you to discover it.</i><p>Today feels like …

Dessert

This 24 Carrot Gold Cake Is What To Make Your Most High-Maintenance Friend

<i>"Put your money where your mouth is."</i><p>That's exactly what Paige Russell did when she created the "most expensive cake in the world," called the 24 Carrot Cake (get it?). The decadent gold treat looks like it belongs in a bank.<p>Luckily, this cake isn't just for the rich and famous, as Russell released …

8 Passover Desserts for a Sweet Seder

All of these desserts are perfect for Passover and most of them are gluten-free. But you don't need a holiday to enjoy these sweet treats: they are delicious any day, any time.<p><b>1. Double Chocolate Pavlova with Mascarpone Cream & Raspberries</b><p>A pavlova is a cake-shaped meringue with a marshmallowy …

5 Desserts That Prove It's Always Citrus Season

<i>Every other Friday, Yossy Arefi from Apt. 2B Baking Co. shares dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because your weekends should always be sweet.</i><p><i>Today: Block off a few hours this weekend to bake your way through a bag of citrus -- rind, juice, pulp, and all.</i><p>When you think of …

Baking

Cookies at the Ready: Never (Ever!) Deal With Rock-Hard Brown Sugar Again

Rock-hard brown sugar is the worst! Learn how to soften it in record time, plus tips for storing it so you never have to deal with lumps again.<p>It never fails: You get an urge to bake a batch of chocolate chunk cookies, preheat the oven, plug in the mixer, and gather your ingredients only to find …

Baking

How to Make Peruvian Ceviche

<b>For more food drink and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>Ceviche has now become a staple item on restaurant menus, but the typical preparation is often all about simplicity. In Peru ceviche is also everywhere, but the distinct flavors make it its own dish entirely.<p>With the delectable sauce …

Baked Rice with Barberries (Tah Chin)

Rinse rice in a strainer under running water until water runs clear. Transfer to a bowl with 2 tbsp. salt, cover with water, and soak for 2 hours; …

Yogurt

13 Things to Do With Canned Sardines

<i>Pictured: Sardine and Fennel Pasta recipe from Chowhound foodieseattlelady, photo by CHOW</i>Usually canned sardines are thought of as a last resort for …

Food

Why There's A Big Battle Brewing Over The Lean Meat In Your Diet

Never underestimate the power of a footnote.<p>When a panel of nutrition scientists tasked with updating the government's guidelines on healthy eating released its 500-plus-page tome on Feb. 19, one particular 52-word footnote threw a wrench into the conventional wisdom on lean meat. It caught the …

Processed Meat

Chocolate Glazed Espresso Cheesecake

Everyone needs a little pick-me-up. Sometimes it's a latte. Sometimes it's chocolate. But what about a recipe with a little bit of both? That's the thinking behind our espresso cheesecake.<p>We bake it New York-style--extra tall and rich--and make it even more impressive by coating it in shiny …

Chocolate Peanut Butter Quinoa Breakfast Parfait

When your breakfast involves chocolate, you know it's going to be a good day. And when your breakfast tastes like candy, it's even better. But even …

Breakfast

Tropical Mango-Coconut Quinoa Muffins

When I was in high-school, my family and I went to Costa Rica. It was a family vacation and we spent 12 days traveling around the country, seeing the …

Breakfast

Healthy Quinoa Carrot Cake

Last week I turned 26. Twenty-freakin-six!<p>I'm not a big birthday person, don't like being the center of attention and definitely don't want people to …

Dessert

Unforgettable Chocolate Quinoa Cake

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease two round cake pans (or a 9x13 pan) and then line the bottoms of the pans with parchment. (Do not skip the …

Quinoa Fried Rice

5 from 1 vote<p>Quinoa Fried Rice<p>Prep Time<p>5 mins<p>Cook Time<p>10 mins<p>Total Time<p>15 mins<p>Make our quinoa rice recipe so you can turn it into Quinoa Fried Rice - …

5 Favorite Boozy Desserts

Looking to infuse your sweets with more than just a bit of sugar and spice? Open up the liquor cabinet and get baking with these five favorite dessert recipes from the editors of Imbibe.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Follow Imbibe on Twitter: www.twitter.com/imbibe

The Science of Near-Death Experiences

Empirically investigating brushes with the afterlife<p>Near-death experiences have gotten a lot of attention lately. The 2014 movie <i>Heaven Is for Real</i>, about a young boy who told his parents he had visited heaven while he was having emergency surgery, grossed a respectable $91 million in the United …

Low-Carb Chicken Lettuce Wraps

You'll love the crunch of the lettuce, the slightly saltiness of the soy sauce and the ever so sweet richness of the hoisin sauce and ginger in these tasty wraps. They make a great appetizer or light main course lunch or dinner. <b>Each wrap has only 62 calories, 2 grams of fat and 2 Weight Watchers</b> …

Beyond the bowl: 5 breakfast recipes for cereal lovers

Breakfast cereal fatigue can set in even among die-hard fans. So aside from mixing up the box rotation, what’s a cereal lover to do? Turn cereal on its head and add it to baked goods, smoothies and more, in lieu of the usual bowl with milk.<p>Cornflake-crusted French toast waffles: It’s perhaps the …

The 15-Minute Sushi Burrito Hybrid You Can Make at Home

<b>Hybrid foods</b> have exploded in popularity in the past few years: cronuts, the ramen burger, and Doritos Locos Tacos. In fact, we even declared hybrid foods as <b>one of seven food trends we're excited to leave in 2014</b>, but we'd happily make an exception for the sushi burrito any day.<p>The sushi burrito is …

Whole Grain Bread And Muffin Recipes That Are Quick And Easy

With all the donuts and cakes in the world, it can be really hard to make room for healthy foods in our lives. Most of the time, we're just too full on brownies to even think about eating a bowl of oatmeal. That's why pairing baked goods with whole grains is pure genius. It's delicious AND …

3 Lessons from The Sprouted Kitchen Bowl + Spoon Cookbook

Here are three smart cooking tips from The Sprouted Kitchen blogger Sara Forte's new cookbook, The Sprouted Kitchen Bowl + Spoon.<p><i>In her new cookbook</i> …