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29 Easy Recipes to Help You Stick to Your Healthy-Eating Resolutions

'Tis the season for stuffing our faces. Whether it’s with a few extra slices of pie here or several celebratory glasses of wine there, we all know …

5-Ingredient Sugar Cookies Will Forever Change Your Holiday Baking Game Plan

It's not until I tried a four-ingredient peanut butter cookie recipe that I could believe such a feat is possible. When Philia Kelnhofer's <b>Fast and Easy Five-Ingredient Recipes</b> ($12) (published by The Countryman Press) came out, I turned straight toward the dessert section to see if I could find …

7 Easy Breakfast Recipes To Make On Christmas Morning

There's nothing better on Christmas Morning than waking up to the smell of BREAKFAST! It's the perfect day to indulge in all the things. That's why I am sharing some of my favorite recipes that are not only super delicious but also really simple to make! So Enjoy!<p><b>Breakfast Monkey Bread</b><p><b>Crispy Hash</b> …

18 Healthy Breakfast Ideas That Don't Use Eggs

I think I can safely say we've all experienced a food lull at one time or another. Unfamiliar with a food lull? It's when you're uninspired and unmotivated by your routine meals. Don't get me wrong — having go-to recipes is good and typically helps you stick to a healthy diet, but on occasion it's …

Breakfast

6 Healthy Eating Tricks Registered Dietitians Use To Stay On Track All Day Long

Finding a healthy eating plan that works for you is no easy feat. That’s because, despite what you may have been led to believe, healthy eating isn’t …

Nutrition

Chicken Adobo Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Assistant food editor Amelia Rampe explains why Filipino chicken adobo is the greatest recipe of all time and how to make it.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax</i> …

Everything you wanted to know about your body (but were afraid to ask)

Why does loud noise hurt? Do you lose weight if you break wind while on the bathroom scales? These are just some of the thousands of questions tackled by New Scientist, now collected in a new book<p>For more than two decades in the back pages of the <i>New Scientist</i><i>,</i> readers have posed questions on topics …

Human Anatomy

The Official Drink of Every Major U.S. Sporting Event (and How to Make Them)

Because every sports game can be a drinking game if you try hard and believe in yourself. 🍹<p>Nothing beats watching sports IRL. Except, of course, having a cocktail to sip while doing so. Even if you can't make it out to the stadium/courts/track, you can whip up the traditional drinks of your …

5 Plants That Can Help Purify Indoor Air, According to Science

<i>This article originally appeared on Health.com.</i><p>Want to clear the air in your home or workplace? Get some greens, says research presented today at the …

Research

Watch Kelsey Grammer Explain the Origins of ‘Sideshow Bob’

Kelsey Grammer explained the origins of the low, melodious voice of Sideshow Bob and explained how singing Tony Bennett songs on the set of <i>Cheers</i> …

Comedy

30 Side Dishes That Are More Popular than the Main Dish

Let's face it — sometimes the side dishes are just better. Yes, chicken is great, and we'll never say no to a burger, but aren't we really just here …

10 Smart Travel Tips For A Stress-Free Holiday

Most people love the idea of a holiday but dread the thought of planning it. Whether it’s booking flights, coordinating logistics, or last minute …

Best Honeymoons Hotels U.S. and Canada

<i>Picking the perfect honeymoon location is no easy feat — countless destinations, endless hotel options, and finding the ideal spot to suit both you and your new spouse's needs... how do you choose? Well, we've got you covered. Whether you're looking for inexpensive honeymoon ideas, ultra-romantic</i> …

'The Lego Backpacker' Instagrams The World, One Country At A Time

The plastic figure is currently kicking back in Spain.<p>For such a little guy, the world must be an enormous place. But "The Lego Backpacker” appears determined to see as much of it as possible.<p>The miniature plastic figure is currently on an epic tour, in which he's visited more than 20 countries in …

20 Perfect Summer Getaways

<b>Where to Go:</b> Amicalola Falls State Park, Georgia.<p><b>Distance:</b> 70 miles from Atlanta.<p><b>Where to Stay:</b> Hike five miles on a moderate trail (with five …

Los Angeles

To Lose Weight, Stop Trying

A Princeton neuroscientist says he lost 50 pounds in a few months. His technique? Expending no effort whatsoever.<p><i>Aeon</i> has an intriguing new essay by …

Why You Should Be Microwaving Lemons

If you're anything like us, it takes you about four lemons just to get the stupid half cup of juice your marinade calls for. Here's an easier way to get more from less.<p><b>What you need:</b> A microwave<p><b>What you do:</b> Pop a lemon in for 15 to 20 seconds, then remove it and let it cool for about a minute …

The Best Secret Streets Around the World

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Travel

The 10 Most Beautiful Snow Castles In the World

With stunning scenery and majestic fortresses, these are the cold-weather climes we actually wouldn't mind visiting.

European Travel

Coconut Cookies

One cannot have too many cookie recipes in her back pocket. Even better if they're not the same old, same old. Like this recipe for coconut cookies. It's what happens when sugar cookies meet macaroons, and it's glorious.<p><b>Get the recipe.</b><p><b>Get the recipe.</b><p><b>37 Cookie Recipes That Will Elevate Your Baking</b> …

Croissant Bread Pudding

Pastries are awesome. But pastries go stale very quickly. So what are you supposed to do with all those leftover, say, croissants you thought your family would house while in town? Well, make croissant bread pudding covered in chocolate sauce, of course.<p><b>Get the recipe.</b><p><b>Get the recipe.</b><p><b>Coconut Cookies</b> …

The first 14 apps you should download on your new Android phone

You can do anything with your new Android phone. So many apps. So many possibilities. But where to begin?<p>Here's a list of 15 apps that should get you started:

Rise and Shine: 12 Easy Weekend Breakfast Recipes

Christmas might be over, but there are still kids and houseguests to feed. Whip up one of these easy breakfast recipes and give them something delicious to wake up to.<p><b>1. Best Blueberry Muffins</b><p>Bursting with fresh blueberries with a tender crumb and sparkling sugar crust, these really are the best …

Make Better Boozy Hot Chocolate With Bittersweet Amaro

Growing up, my sister and I considered hot cocoa to be the ultimate winter treat. After all, drinking your chocolate is the fastest way to ingest it. And it came with marshmallows!<p>Like every other family in the 80s, our cocoa always came in powder form from a white packet, but now that I've grown …

Dessert

How to Make Delicious Mini Potato Salad Bites

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 …