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I Just Made Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts, and I Might Never Order Takeout Again

Though I’ll eat pretty much any vegetable tossed in oil, seasoned with salt and pepper, and roasted in a hot oven, adding a little something extra …

Recipes

The 8 Best Protein Sources For Weight Loss

These powerful picks can help you shed those stubborn pounds<p>If you’re trying to lose weight, you probably don’t need us to remind you that eating plenty of protein can help you reach your goal weight. Protein — even from unlikely sources like vegetables — digests at a slow, steady rate to help you …

Nutrition

How To Make Chicken and Rice Soup

Canned chicken noodle soup was the meal my mom warmed up for us on sick days while she balanced getting us well (read: back to school) with getting …

Cooking

Refreshingly Simple Watermelon Recipes for Summer

Watermelon is as intimidating as it is delicious. It's the ultimate summer fruit, yet its refreshing charm can be diluted by the sheer obstacle of dealing with one. Lugging it, chopping it, storing it—it's so daunting.<p>The hulking melon, like most things in life, is always scarier before you dig in. …

Recipes

Hilarious Things You Can Make Alexa Do on the Amazon Echo

Who knew she was this entertaining?!

Smart Homes

17 Camping Recipes That Aren't S'Mores and Hot Dogs

Whether you’re hiking the trails, glamping in the desert or exploring your own backyard, you don’t have to sacrifice good food in order to enjoy the …

Busy brain not letting you sleep? 8 experts offer tips

Some nights, it's like you can't get your brain to shut up long enough for you to fall asleep.<p>You're mentally reviewing the day you just completed while also previewing the day ahead; sometimes, your mind may even reach way back into the archives and pull up something embarrassing you did back in …

CNN

The books every new graduate should read, according to a dozen business leaders

New graduates may think they’re ready for the world, but even after all that learning, there’s still room in their heads for some wisdom. We asked a dozen business leaders—from CEOs of big companies and startups, to deans of leading business schools—what books they would put in the hands of a newly …

George Eliot

6 Tips for Making the Best One-Bowl Cake

One-bowl cake is something of a miracle dessert for cake-lovers. This fast and fancy dessert transforms pantry items into a sweet cake batter, in a …

If You Hate Tracking Calories, This Will Make Losing Weight Easier

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Meal Prep<p>Is There an Easier Way to Track Calories?<p>If You Hate Tracking Calories, This Will Make Losing Weight …

Fitness

Limoncello Cheesecake – Easy Italian Recipe

This rich and creamy Limoncello cheesecake has a refreshing, zesty lemon flavor and is an ideal after dinner dessert. The recipe is so easy to make, …

I lived off $6 of groceries a day and ate better than ever

As I was doing my monthly budgeting, I realized how much I'd been spending on groceries. It seemed sorta crazy that all that money could go to much better things. I decided to try and challenge both my self-control and my cooking skills by spending $40 on groceries for the whole week — which …

Recipes

Drinking Your Coffee This Way Could Change Your Health

What's your first thought when you wake up in the morning? Whether you immediately crave a gallon (or 10) of coffee or you'd prefer to sip on a glass …

20 Insanely Easy Dinners You Can Make on a Sheet Pan

Sheet-pan dinners have gained tons of popularity, and for good reason. The one-pan dinners allow you to bake protein and veggies on one single dish, making prep and cleanup a total breeze. If you're looking for some sheet-pan inspiration, consider this your new favorite list of dinner recipes. From …

Tasty Quinoa Recipes

Try these Tasty Quinoa Recipes<p>We love <i>quinoa</i> because: 1) It’s so versatile, 2) It’s packed with protein, and 3) You can make it in 15 minutes.<p>Quinoa …

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Recipe courtesy of<p>From:<p>Yield:4 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories139 calorieTotal Fat9 gramsSaturated Fat1 gramsCholesterol0 …

Healthy Eating

7 Awesome Buddha Bowls You Should Try This Week

Pretty, filling, and delicious.

15 recipes to cook in March

For those who suffer through actual seasons (though it seems that population may be dwindling), the countdown is still on until regional, local …