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39 best cheap things to eat in Chicago right now

Just about every week day, I grab a Tribune pool car and set out alone into the flat expanse of Chicagoland in search of something delicious to eat. More often than not, I encounter the kind of solid fare that any neighborhood would be proud to call its own. But nothing excites me more than when I …

New Study Shows What Would Happen If the US Went Vegan

If you were to ask all of your friends what an ideal society looks like, I’m sure you’d receive vastly different answers. Maybe someone will suggest …

Have Dinner in Paris with This Creamy Mustard Chicken Recipe

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 400°F. Meanwhile, sear the chicken.<p>Heat the oil in a large cast iron or oven-safe skillet over …

Recipes

How to Make Shrimp Fried Cauliflower Rice

This five-ingredient fried rice is a great way to get more seafood into your weeknight rotation. Seek out shrimp that's free of sodium …

How to make lamb, potato and orange stew

<b>Lamb, potato and orange zest stew</b><p>Prep in:15 mins<br>Cook in: 25 mins<br>Serves 2<p><i>150g baby/new season potatoes, sliced in half<br>4 lamb chops<br>1 small head of</i> …

Recipes

10 Ways to Eat Chicken Thighs for Dinner

Chicken thighs are a true dinner MVP. They're fattier than lean breasts, which means they're less likely to turn dry with a couple extra minutes on …

This Lighter Alfredo Sauce Is Made With Cauliflower And It's Gonna Blow Your Mind

This is an Alfredo sauce you can eat on the regs.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>6 cups water<p>1 head cauliflower florets<p>1 cup milk<p>2 tablespoons butter<p>1 garlic clove<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>1 teaspoon pepper<p>1 pound pasta, cooked<p>Parmesan, to serve<p>Parsley, chopped, to serve<p>1. Boil the water over medium-high heat.<p>2. …

Recipes

What to Cook This Week

<i>Sam Sifton emails readers of Cooking five days a week to talk about food and suggest recipes. That email also appears here. To receive it in your inbox,</i> <i>register here</i><i>.</i><p>Good morning. Dorie Greenspan has a new column in The New York Times Magazine this weekend, on the creation of a more perfect cream …

Ever wondered how your cells work? They’re like tiny factories.

By Howard J. Bennett<p>Your body works thanks to cells — trillions of them — doing their jobs. Some make chemicals to fight infection. Others make tears to protect your eyes. Still others make proteins to help you grow.<p>You might ask how this happens. To understand, think of cells as microscopic …

The Mounting Evidence Against Diet Sodas

Many people think of diet sodas as healthy, low-calorie alternatives to sugary drinks. Yet a small but growing body of evidence suggests that diet …

Diabetes

19 Portable Breakfasts You Can Meal-Prep (a.k.a. the Best of Both Worlds)

Raise your hand if breakfast usually means scarfing down a bowl of cereal before rushing out the door. Or a donut off that tray in the office’s …

Healthy Eating

11 Foods That Boost Your Brain and Memory

By Kerri-Ann Jennings<p>Your brain is kind of a big deal.<p>As the control center of your body, it's in charge of keeping your heart beating and lungs …

Scientists claim breast milk component can kill cancer cells

Breast milk is being used to fight cancer after scientists found it contains a “magical” ingredient said to destroy killer cells without harming …

23 Low-Carb Snacks To Eat When You're Trying To Be Healthy

Because eating fewer carbs can still be delicious.

Healthy Eating

The Science Behind Effortless Weight Loss | Heleo

“People who are overweight are given the idea that, ‘It’s your fault you’re fat. This is about willpower.’ And it’s not.”<p><b>Dr. Mark Hyman</b> is a …

The Best St. Patrick's Day Crock Pot Recipes

All the joys of Irish food, with all the ease of a Crock Pot.<p>Saint Patrick’s Day is one of our favorite food holidays. Sure, it doesn’t generate the same excitement as Thanksgiving, but it gives us the excuse to make some of our favorite wintertime dishes right at the moment when it feels like the …

14 Dairy-Free Smoothie Ideas

Smoothies are a great way to quickly slurp down some nutrients when you need sustenance but don't have time for something more involved. But a lot of …

Not a Single Person on This Remote Island Has Acne—Here's Why

Imagine a small, remote tropical island surrounded by crystal clear water where fresh produce and fish are abundant, the morale is upbeat and happy, …

Papua New Guinea

These 18 Traditional Dishes Prove That Puerto Rico Has The Best Food

You haven’t lived until you try all of these!

Cooking

Yes, There Is Arsenic In Your Rice. Here's What You Need To Know

Yes, there is arsenic in your rice.<p>Yes, arsenic is toxic. And it has been associated with lung, skin and bladder cancer, among other health concerns.<p>And yes, even though it contains arsenic, you can still eat rice.<p>But before you freak out about what this means, you need to know what arsenic …

5 Foods That Stop Hair Loss

Battle baldness by adding these to your grocery list<p>Seeing more strands in your shower drain? You're not alone. An estimated 80 million Americans experience baldness as they age, and countless others suffer hair loss from conditions like autoimmune disorders, diabetes, vitamin deficiencies, stress, …

This Sauce Makes Everything Taste Better

Here’s a plan of action that works for dinner any night of the week: Melt some butter; add in some minced garlic, herbs, spices and a squirt of lemon; then pour it over whatever you have your heart set on eating. With almost no effort, you’ll have a sauce that makes anything taste better.<p>It works …

5 Best Color Correctors According to Reddit

Sometimes, foundation and concealer isn't enough to mask zits, dark circles, and uneven skin tone. But that's where color correctors come into play. Now I know, just adding an extra step to your makeup routine isn't probably your idea of "quick and easy," but trust: the pay-off is so worth the …

To ponder this Pongal: The funny business of sugar

Whether you get natural sugar from fruit or added sugar in processed food, you get the same amount of harmful fructose.<p>One specific type of sugar,</i> …

Regulate Your Hormones the Natural Way With These 6 Foods

Anyone who's ever experienced an imbalance can speak to hormones' pervasive role in influencing behavior. From determining fertility to shaping the …

12 Brilliant Uses For Ice Cube Trays

Or: how to save money, leftovers, and fridge space.<p>Use them to preserve leftovers that you might otherwise throw away — like extra tomato paste, broth, or buttermilk — in perfect grab-and-go quantities: <b>one standard-size cube equals about two tablespoons; and two cubes are 1/4 cup.</b> You can also …

Healthy Eating

The Case for Eating Butter Just Got Stronger

This article originally appeared on Time<p>It looks like butter may, in fact, be back. The creamy condiment is a “middle-of-the-road” food, …

How to Turn Bar Soap into Liquid Soap

Once you see how easy it is to make your own liquid hand soap from a bar of soap, you'll wonder why you ever paid for it. Just follow these simple …

Your Crappy American Diet Might Leave Your Gut Bacteria Stunted

Adopting a healthy lifestyle might not seem that hard on the outset. You ate a lot of cheeseburgers and drank a lot of soda, and now you’re going to …

Diets

11 Simply Rules to Clean Eating

By Franziska Spritzler<p>The term "clean eating" has become very popular among the health conscious.<p>Clean eating is an eating pattern that focuses on …