Nick Charpentier

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Crock Pot Chili

More by Krista<p>Welcome January! Welcome 2017! I hope everyone had a fantastic, joyous Christmas! The start of the new year means many things, but to …

26 recipes with fewer than 500 calories

Maybe you over-celebrated USC's epic win at the Rose Bowl. Or maybe you're just looking to eat better in the New Year. Whatever your motivation for cutting calories, here are 26 recipes with fewer than 500 calories per serving.<p>And no, they aren't all kale salads. Included in this list are red …

Forget the Resolutions and Eat These Awesome Pancakes Now!

Pancake brunch just went next level.<p>After a week or two of holiday excesses, we’re not <i>quite</i> ready to get all virtuous with our breakfast choices. For …

The healthy slow cooker recipes that'll start your year on a high note

New Year's resolutions or not, the beginning of the year is the perfect time to amp up your healthy eating habits. And when the cold weather sets in, …

New Chocolate Chip-Flavored Oreos Are Everything You Love About Both Cookies

Are you a fan of Oreos? What about chocolate chip cookies? If the answer to both of those questions is yes, then Nabisco’s latest limited edition …

Slow Cooker Chipotle Pork

Cut slits in the pork roasts and stuff the slices of garlic in. Do this with all the garlic slices around the roast.<p>Mix all the dry spices and rub …

The 16 Best Summer Foods to Eat If You're Trying to Lose Weight

They're in season and delicious.<p>If you actually need to lose weight, you'd probably love a magic food that you could eat as much as you want without impacting your weight. Real talk: Anyone who claims they've discovered that is basically doling out bullshit.<p>"There is not a lot of evidence for …

Garlic Lovers Grilling Sauce

Patti and I both love garlic (good thing) and our Garlic Lovers Grilling Sauce is CRAZY GOOD. If you don’t like garlic don’t even think about this …

Avocado Ice Cream Is the Answer to Your Almost-Too-Ripe Avocado Prayers

Avocados are creamy and delicious, and they tend to be more wallet-friendly when bought in bulk.<p>It's no secret that avocados are a truly fickle …

24 Things You Should Never Order When You Eat Out

From sneaky sodium traps to dicey dishes that put you at risk for food poisoning, these are the menu items you’re better off skipping.

5 Signature Cocktails for a Summer Wedding

Summer weddings call for one thing — delicious and refreshing cocktails! As steamy July turns to sweltering August, your friends and family will appreciate a cool signature drink during your cocktail hour and reception.<p>To nail the perfect signature cocktail, think of these important elements when …

Your Kentucky Derby Party Will Be A Lot Cooler With These Cocktail Recipes

The Kentucky Derby is today, and you know what that means: We have yet another American sporting event that gives us a socially appropriate reason to day-drink.<p>The point here is celebration. Some of us may be celebrating the nation’s longest running sporting event; the race has been presented by …

7 of the best alcohol subscription services

<b>And more often than not, knowing what your drinking style is— and learning how to navigate the wide world of drinking for yourself — can be confusing.</b> Which cocktail should you master? Which wine is the best wine? What even counts as an artisan brewery? There are just So. Many. Options.<p>Luckily for …

Crockpot Mexican Chili Lime Chicken.

It's time for an easy Sunday dinner...but a fun and healthy Mexican one too!The post Crockpot Mexican Chili Lime Chicken. appeared first on Half …

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Give Your Slow Cooker Some Love With This Mississippi Roast Recipe

Uh-huh, honeyyyyy.<p>Servings: 6 to 8<p>1 boneless chuck roast (3 to 4 lbs.)<p>1/4 cup flour<p>Salt & pepper to taste<p>3 Tbsp. canola oil<p>4 Tbsp. butter<p>10 pepperoncini<p>2 Tbsp. mayonnaise<p>2 tsp apple cider vinegar<p>1/4 tsp dried dill<p>1/8 tsp paprika<p>Fresh parsley for garnish<p>1. Dredge the chuck roast in flour, salt, and …

Taco Tuesday: 12 slow cooker taco recipes you'll love waking up to

Set your slow cooker on low overnight, and wake up to these taco dishes in the morning.

14 isolated holiday destinations to get away from it all

If you’re anything like us then you’re always planning the next big adventure.<p>Whether that’s tumbling down a ski slope, living in the lap of luxury …

The Margarita Was Invented By Accident, It Turns Out

A lucky mistake, for sure.<p>Like chocolate chip cookies, LSD and potato chips, the margarita was invented by total accident.<p>It started with a Daisy -- a cocktail made with a shot of liquor, lemon juice and some orange cordial -- that was already a standard a few years after it was created in the …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Cumin: Your weapon in Your Weight Loss Battle

Who needs Tony Robbins when you can motivate yourself? Overcoming the emotional hurdle to get stuff done when you’d rather sit on the couch isn’t …

BBQ 101: Whiskey BBQ Shrimp Barbecue Recipe

INGREDIENTS:<p>1 lb. shrimp (with tail)<br>• 1/4 cup of Crown Royal Canadian Whisky<br>• 1/4 cup BBQ sauce<br>• 1/4 cup honey<br>• 1/4 tsp. black pepper<br>• 1/8 tsp. garlic …

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The Ultimate Hawaiian Cocktail Is (Surprise) from California

Think "tropical beach vacay" and likely what comes to mind is toes in the sand with an umbrella-clad drink in hand. Think Hawaii and that drink is …

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Why Preserved Lemons Belong on Your Shelf

Fresh lemons are a workhorse in my kitchen, finding their way into everything from ice cream and tarts, to bitters and homemade cheese, to my go-to household cleaner. In fact, I thought I'd pretty much exhausted my uses for lemons—that is, until a fall afternoon in 2006, when I met a friend for …

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The 24 Best Websites For Discount Furniture And Decor

Clear eyes, full carts, can't lose.<p>When decorating a new space, it’s important to know which pieces are worth the investment, and which are worth finding for cheap. But let’s be honest ― we’ll take a good deal any day.<p>Thankfully, you don’t have to expend tons of time or energy searching for the …

The Best DIY Sushi Recipes to Make if You're Nervous About Raw Fish

The easiest sushi recipes anyone can make.<p>Making sushi at home can be daunting—not just because of the technique, but also because you have to secure …

5 slow-cooker pork recipes that take dinner to the next level

Tired of the same old chicken dinner? Give the other white meat a try — from a tasty takeout alternative to a redo of Philly's famed pork sandwich, here are 5 slow-cooker recipes that'll be surefire hits.<p><b>Citrus-marinated pork carnitas</b><p>Alejandra of Munchkins and Military punches up her Crockpot …

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40+ Five-Star Mother's Day Brunch Recipes

Treat Mom to all the fixings (after she sleeps in, of course).<p>Make Mom the top-notch breakfast she deserves by mixing and matching any of these elegant ideas. If you want a thoughtful gift to put at her place setting, try one of these 40 ideas under $50.