Tracey Mercanti

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The Super List of 40 Superfoods to Fight Stress and Lose Body Fat | Poliquin Article

Ever think there must be a better way to fix your body?<p>A surefire way to lose body fat?<p>The perfect method of feeling inspired every time you …

Gilchrist: Ohh La La Patisserie rises again as gluten-free wholesaler

They could see the end coming in early 2016. When Sebastian Judkovski and Yanina Rabinovich, owners of Ohh La La Patisserie, saw more than half of …

15 Healthy Vegan Desserts With Easy Recipes

Sweet and healthy, what could be better?<p><i>This article originally appeared on Spoon U and was written by Milana Yemelyanova. It has been given minor edits before re-posting.</i><p>Before I get to the vegan desserts, let's talk about what exactly healthy means. Many think that calories are the heart of it …

24 Fresh and Delicious Foil Packet Recipes Perfect for Spring

Enjoy the season with our best and easiest foil packet dinners yet!<p>We're finally turning a corner into our favorite bright and blooming season, and …

Ayesha's Mac and Cheese Recipes

Directions for: Ayesha's Mac and Cheese<p>Ingredients<p>4 Tbsp (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, cubed, at room temperature, plus more for the pan<p>3 cups …

Super S'Mores Cupcakes Recipes

Directions for: Super S'Mores Cupcakes<p>Ingredients<p><b>Graham Cracker Crust</b><p>1 ½ cups graham cracker crumbs<p>4 Tbsp (1/2 stick) butter, melted<p>¼ cup</b> …

Dessert

Our Best Baked Potato Recipes

When it comes to baked potatoes, there's plenty of ways to dress them up or keep them simple for a hearty, starchy side. Whether you're looking to …

9 Recipes Kids Can Make

If you have a little gourmand at home, let him try his hand at making dinner with these simple, child-proof recipes. Not sure how to start? Get tips …

Recipe: Afternoon tea crepes

Brown Butter Crêpe Batter<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>– 1/3 cup unsalted butter (browned and melted<br>– 1 + 1/3 cup flour<br>– 1/2 cup icing sugar<br>– 3 egg yolks<br>– 2 whole eggs<br>– …

8 High Protein Crockpot Recipes You Should Make For Weight Loss

Losing weight can be difficult — but it’s a lot less of a challenge when you plan your meals carefully and keep things as simple as possible. Since …

30 Incredible Must-Try Recipes with Beer

<b>1</b> of <b>30</b><p>Onion Soup with Beer<p><p>An adult version of French onion soup, caramelized onions and gooey cheddar cheese simmer in a pale ale and chicken …

Slow Cooker Savory Oatmeal with Bacon, Scallions, and Cheddar

This savory oatmeal is reminiscent of cheesy grits: very creamy and rich with little bits of crisp bacon. An egg on top is terrific if you like your …

Top 12 Healthy 100-Calorie Snacks for Optimal Fitness

Feeling hungry just before dinner or a workout and wondering what to eat? We can all relate to this scenario. Being prepared with a quick healthy …

The Low-Sugar Fruit Guide You Never Really Wanted

I can't think of many reasons why you might be looking for low-sugar fruits on the internet right now since fruits, though often sugary, aren't …

Nutrition

Gardening 101: Bougainvillea

Bougainvillea, <i>Bougainvillea glabra:</i> “Paper Flower”<p>Like a beautiful girl who shows up at a party wearing too much makeup and a loud, revealing dress, …

10 Celebrities Who Surprised Us When We Saw Their Homes

It's harder to match the homes with the stars than you might think.<p>Taking a peek inside a famous person's house is like seeing a piece of their real life. But, we have to admit, some of these icons' properties don't match what we expected (at all). See if you can figure out who used to call these …

'The cheapest buzz you can get on skid row': Officials try to stop homeless from smoking spice after dozens sickened

When paramedics arrived at downtown's skid row last Friday in response to a 911 call, they found dozens of people who looked as if they'd overdosed. Many were on the ground, passed out.<p>Ambulances and police cars flooded the area. Firefighters closed roads and set up a temporary command station at …

Los Angeles

Watch Ellie Goulding’s New Video ‘Still Falling For You’ with ‘Bridget Jones’ Scenes

Ellie Goulding has unveiled the new music video for her single, “Still Falling For You.” The song is featured in the music soundtrack for the …

Bridget Jones

18 Summer Casserole Recipes to Use Up All Those Leftover Veggies

After a summer spent firing up the grill, we’re excited to gear up for cool-weather cooking with this collection of casseroles. While we’ve perfected transitioning our wardrobes from summer to fall, it’s time to turn our attention to the kitchen. What better way to get pumped for fall than the …

9 Show-Stopping Wall Decoration Ideas For A Beautiful Home

Think on a grand scale to lend your walls the personality they need to dazzle.<p>A beautiful wall treatment is sure to enchant, whether you opt for fabric, paper or a hand-painted mural.

12 Pieces to Help You Transition Into Fall

PRINTED MAXI DRESS<p><b>Banana Republic</b> Dress, $158; bananarepublic.com<p>GREY SHORT-SLEEVED KNIT<p><b>H&M</b> Top. $17.99; hm.com<p>METALLIC PLEATED SKIRT<p>BCBGMAXAZRIA …

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11 Lazy Kitchen Tricks That Might Help You Lose Weight

Set up your kitchen the right way, and it will basically do all the work for you.<p>BuzzFeed Health reached out to two leading experts in food psychology and eating behavior who've spent years and years studying how your environment affects the way you eat: Brian Wansink, PhD, author of <i>Slim by Design:</i> …

The Federal Reserve launched an awkward Facebook page and trolls are having a field day

Turns out the beleaguered Cincinnati Zoo, once home to Harambe the gorilla, is not the only U.S. institution getting dragged on social media this …

Best foods for weight loss

Here are some tasty superfoods for weight loss that will also fuel you up. Make these foods part of your daily diet and watch the pounds come slipping off.<p>1. Grapefruit<p>Ever tried the grapefruit diet? Turns out there may be some good research to back up grapefruit's reputation as a fat fighter. In a …

Nutrition

Backyard Fire Pits Ideas

The backyard is a relaxing place and it can make a place to have a party with your family or your neighbor. To make the barbecue grills for …

The Tragically Hip, the band all of Canada is obsessed with, explained

If you're not Canadian, you may have looked at your Twitter feed this past weekend and wondered, "Wait, what's the Tragically Hip?"<p>On Instagram, you may have seen photos of a sweaty, leaping man in a feathered fedora and a rotating wardrobe of neck scarves and lamé tracksuits, swaying onstage with …

Rihanna Is Really, Really Ready For Fall Fashion

You know that moment in the dead of summer when you're suddenly so sick of the same shorts and T-shirts you've been sweating in for months? Sure, you …

37 Recipes That Reinvented the Classics

We didn't think the classics could get any better—until they did.<p><b>Recipes like Caesar salads and ramen are classics for good reason:</b> They're close to perfect. But for exacting restaurant chefs and test kitchen editors, they're a foundation for endless inspiration. These 37 creative recipes …

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