Sharleen Laval

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The 25 Best Road Cycling Routes in America

There are 4,092,730 miles of public road in America. It’s the most extensive road network in the world, a great tangled mass of pavement, dirt, …

Hiking

20 Satisfying Lunches That Promote Weight Loss

Your lunch break just became the healthiest part of your nine to five.<p>You probably spend your mornings at work counting down the minutes 'til your much-needed lunch break, so why not double your pleasure by brown-bagging a delicious meal you can actually get excited about? Skip the drive-thru, stop …

9 Ways to Use Vinegar for More Beautiful Skin and Hair

<b>Facial Toner</b><br>Mix together one tablespoon apple cider vinegar and two cups water. Moisten a cotton ball, and swipe the mixture over a clean, dry face to tighten skin. Don't rinse (the scent will dissipate quickly). Apple cider vinegar's natural alpha-hydroxy acids and acetic acid will stimulate …

Green Mango Smoothie

Sometimes the sweet taste of tropical fruit is all we can think about. Good news…this smoothie helps deliver that craving, with a shot of greens to …

Food

Coconut-Key Lime Pie

A classic Key lime pie gets upgraded for the holidays with coconut milk in the filling. The dessert is gilded with toasted shredded coconut sprinkled on top of a billowy whipped cream topping.

Baking

Fennel and Carrot Soup

6 Servings<p>A silky, subtly sweet little number that makes fall vegetables feel downright swanky.<p>November 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided<p>1 large fennel bulb, thinly sliced<p>1 small onion, thinly sliced<p>2 carrots, peeled, chopped<p>1 small Yukon Gold potato, peeled, halved<p>2 sprigs …

Food Preservation

18 One-Pan Breakfast Recipes That Will Send You to the Strata-sphere

Alright, show of hands. Who out there loves bread, brunch and basically all things indulgent? Looks like just about everyone. This means you <i>definitely</i> need some strata in your life. These 18 eggy, cheesy and sometimes meaty bread puddings stir together all of the usual breakfast table suspects into …

25 Hearty Winter Stews

Gallery25 Hearty Winter Stews<p>At this time of year, it's often difficult to wrangle whatever is in your fridge and whip up something sufficiently filling and warming for dinner. Coming in from the cold can make you want to hibernate—not take on big, labor-intensive projects. Enter the stew: minimal …

An Alternative to Fried Chicken Wings: Try These Sweet Coconut Curry Spiced Wings

Lower East Side’s Louie and Chan, which will convert its downstairs lounge to a Super Bowl viewing party, is serving a menu with an Italian or Asian …

Curries

ICON_SEARCH

Soak dried shiitake mushrooms in 8 cups warm water for 20 minutes.<p>Heat a stockpot over medium heat. Place onions in the pot and cook, stirring as …

Mushrooms

ICON_SEARCH

Line an 8-inch square pan with 2 pieces of parchment paper, allowing it to hang generously over all sides. Place the pan on a flat, heatproof surface.<p>…

Dessert

What Is Bone Broth—And Why Are People Suddenly Into It?

Not exactly, says Keri Gans, R.D., author of <i>The Small Change Diet</i>. "When cooked to make broth, the bones can provide some calcium, some vitamin D, and some collagen, among other nutrients," says Gans. "But we don't know how much—and it's not to say that all of a sudden, this is a new superfood that …

The 9 Best Soups for Weight Loss

Because science says it’s great for dropping pounds<p>Fall is the perfect time of year to snuggle up with a big bowl of soup. Beside being the perfect chilly-weather meal, studies have shown that people who eat soup frequently have smaller waists, weigh less, and consume less fat and calories than …