Omar Mckenzie

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Go Meat Free | Vegetarian and Vegan Recipes

Latest Recipes<p>Latest From The Blog<p>Sitting down to watch “Kangaroo, A Love Hate Story” I had no idea, that this...<p>Once thought of as a versatile and …

How to Pick a Perfectly Ripe Watermelon Every Time

We’ll start with visuals, since they offer the most obvious clues. Throughout the ripening process, watermelons will turn a deeper green (unless …

The way to glam up melon involves something sparkling

By Ellie Krieger<p>, Columnist, Food<p>Sparkling wine is my aperitif of choice. It’s light and refreshing, it pairs well with just about any starter, and those bubbles always put me in a good mood. Occasionally, I will spring for a glass of French champagne, but I find Italian prosecco, Spanish cava or …

7 Science-Based Habits That Will Make You Succeed

The secrets to success are accessible to all and rooted in habits--you just need to build that habit muscle to tap into your full power.<p>We all want to know the secrets to success, and often get bogged down with questions along the way: What makes the most successful people out there who they are? …

Self-improvement

6 Things That Happened When I Stopped Eating Sugar

My energy levels stay consistent.<p>lzf/Shutterstock<p>Little did I know how much sugar was affecting my mood before this lifestyle change. "By far, the most important association between refined sugar and the human body is its effect on insulin," explains Mark Smith, DC, a nutrition counselor and …

How to cook the perfect red velvet cake

This crimson cake should be showstoppingly gaudy – the baked equivalent of Dolly Parton. But should your colouring be artificial or natural? And what should you top it with?<p>A southern American classic, the red velvet has its origins in the 19th century, when cakes as soft and fine as that fancy …

12 Healthy Foods You Should Always Keep In Your Pantry

A well-stocked kitchen is a happy kitchen, because it’s one that’s filled with all the ingredients you need to cook the real meals you want to cook. …

16 Must Make Mac and Cheese Recipes

Ok, y'all know that I am the Queen O' Mac and Cheese right?<p>It borderlines on a obsession really. I can see different dishes on Food Network, that …

12 Amazing Power Foods to Build Muscle and Burn Fat to Keep You Healthy For Life

If you add these 12 power foods into your daily diet, your body will work effectively to build lean muscle mass and burn fat more efficiently.<p>Not …

6 Reasons You Haven't Been Able to Get Rid of Your Belly Fat

The struggle is real.<p><i>This article was written by</i> <i>Sharon Liao and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>If you're pinching an inch or more, you know the frustration: What's it take to tame the jiggle in the middle? "When it comes to losing belly fat, there's a lot of misinformation out there," says …

All You Need to Make Barbecue Sauce Is This Formula

Cheaper, tastier, better: It's time to learn how to make homemade barbecue sauce.<p>A good sauce can save your backyard barbecue from charred yard bird to chicken wings so good, you could charge for 'em. The problem is that most store-bought barbecue sauces just aren't that stellar. They're …

Want a Better Memory? Science Says Do This

A study suggests this dead simple trick can double the amount you recall.<p>What do you do when you need to commit some sort of information to memory?<p>Let me guess: You take notes.<p>It's a habit most of us learned way back in school when some teacher stuck her lecture notes up on an overhead projector …

21 Cauliflower Recipes For Anyone Trying To Eat Fewer Carbs

Cauliflower pizza was just the beginning.

20 best Chinese recipes: part 3

From Andrew Wong’s dry-braised beef in oyster sauce to Lucky Peach’s kung pao prawns – Observer Food Monthly picks the finest Chinese recipes<p>Tomorrow: best Chinese recipes part 4<p>I learned the recipe for these ribs while I was in Sichuan and since then it has even found its way to the island of the …

Infographic: 12 myths about sex

Does size matter? Should you being have sex everyday? Is porn a turn on? Sex questions are limitless and there is so much information out there …

8 Impossible-to-Botch Breads

Making homemade bread sounds intimidating. No one wants to invest the time, only to have the bread come out of the oven totally different than what they expected. But these simple recipes are so straightforward, they're actually <i>impossible</i> to botch.<p><b>1. Rosemary Focaccia</b><p>Focaccia is a flavorful and …

Breakfast

14 MVP Recipes for Your Super Bowl Bash

Some go to Super Bowl parties for the game, others for the commercials -- but <i>everyone</i> looks forward to the food. From Tailgate Sliders and "Crack" Nuts to White Chicken Chili and Guacamole, these crowd-pleasing recipes will make you the MVP of the party.<p><b>1. Ham & Cheese Tailgate Sliders</b><p>These …

Cooking

5 Crave-Worthy Winter Salads

Summer isn't the only season we crave healthy, delicious salads. In fact, you'll want to make these winter salads over and over again.<p><b>1. French Lentil Salad with Goat Cheese</b><p>I make this hearty salad when I get fed up with on-the-go lunches and am craving something wholesome. It's made with French …

Healthy Eating

The 74 best Android apps in 2018: Get the best from your phone

Get the most from your smartphone with the best Android apps around<p>Best Android apps 2018: Productivity apps<p><i>Never forget anything from your phone</i> …

19 Hearty Vegetarian Soups and Stews

Few things are as gratifying on a cold day as a warm bowl of soup, and this is one arena in which vegetarian dishes can really stand out. Remember all those root vegetables, brassicas, grains, and beans we showcased in our collection of winter salad recipes? Many of them are perfectly appropriate …

Marine arrested in New Year's slaying of Texas college student

<b>(CNN) —</b> A U.S. Marine was arrested Tuesday at his base in an Arizona city near the Mexican border, some 1,100 miles from where he allegedly shot and killed a 20-year-old college student who'd just rung in the new year.<p>Eric Jamal Johnson was taken into custody in Yuma "for killing Sara …

9 Ways to Use Quinoa in the New Year

We're partnering with our Time Inc. sister brands Cooking Light, Health, My Recipes, Real Simple, Southern Living and Sunset to bring you 60 days of …

10 Easy Christmas Cookies to Make This Week

A mix of classics and new riffs, these cookies are all easy to pull together in time for Christmas.<p>The most complicated part about making these …

5 Dazzling Christmas Desserts

Every holiday dinner needs a show-stopping sweet finish. From Chocolate Pavlova with Whipped Mascarpone Cream to decadent Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie, these desserts all have serious wow-factor.<p><b>1. Double Chocolate Pavlova with Mascarpone Cream and Raspberries</b><p>A pavlova is a cake-shaped meringue with …

Dessert

Yes, You Can Make Cheese Out Of Greek Yogurt. Here's How.

And it's delicious.<p>Cheese-making is often thought as an activity best left in the hands of professionals -- it involves live enzymes, after all -- but this is not always the case. Some cheeses are so easy to make at home it's a shame you haven't been making (and eating) them your whole life. …

Breakfast

Type 2 diabetes can be cured through weight loss, Newcastle University finds

Millions of people suffering from Type 2 diabetes could be cured of the disease if they just lost weight, a new study suggests.<p>Scientists at Newcastle University have shown the disease is caused by fat accumulating in the pancreas and losing less than one gram from the organ can reverse the …

Step-by-Step: How to Make Soft and Chewy Sugar Cookies

GalleryStep-by-Step: How to Make Soft and Chewy Sugar Cookies<p>Sugar cookies are the plush, pillowy hotel beds of dessert: comforting, soft, and warm. Every time I sink into one, I wonder: why don't I do this more often?<p>I figure it's because I'm so easily enthralled by the heavy hitters (brown …

This 2-Ingredient Banana Pancake Recipe Is The Healthy Answer

Healthy and easy.<p>Two-ingredient recipes are a godsend for busy schedules. They can usually be made up with items already stocked in our kitchen. They are easy to make, and even easier to clean up after. And sometimes -- if we're lucky -- they happen to help us start our day off with a healthy …