Amber Blanchard Siekert

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30+ Side Dishes to Go with Whatever You Grilled for Dinner — Recipes from The Kitchn

Summer is prime grilling season. Any main course you make in the presence of a smoky flame immediately takes on the taste of the season, but the real …

Cooking

Retro Broccoli Slaw Gets a Fresh Modern Twist

Heat 1/2 cup water to boiling and pour over the currants in a small bowl. Set aside for 5 minutes, then drain off the water.<p>Shred the broccoli in a …

Enhanced Beginner Total Body Strength Workout

This beginner total body workout is a step up from a basic total body strength workout with more exercises and heavier weights. It focuses on the …

Workouts

14 YouTube Channels You Need To Know If You Want To Work Out For Free

Everything you need if you want to get fit but don't want to spend money, leave your house, or put on a sports bra.

7 Easy, Healthy Lunches You Should Cook This Week

These days, stepping out midday and buying a to-go lunch often seems easier than packing one yourself. There are dozens of quick lunch places within …

22 Healthy Snacks That Are (Almost) Too Good To Be True

Snacking doesn't typically count as an actual meal, but if it did, it would be our favorite meal of the day. We love munching between breakfast, …

High Protein Fruit Dip

This High Protein Fruit Dip gets a double bump of protein with tangy Greek yogurt and creamy almond butter. Add honey and cinnamon for an easy sweet …

30 Make-Ahead Lunches You Can Pack Tonight

What's one of the easiest ways to feel like you have your life together? If you ask us, it's prepping lunch the night before. In the grand scheme of …

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Exercise

Taco-Tot Casserole

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°F. Heat a large skillet over medium-high. Add ground beef, onion, taco seasoning, and salt; cook, stirring to …

Cure Your Cabin Fever With Cuban Chicken & Rice

This recipe from Anya von Bremzen’s recent book, ‘Paladares,’ will transport you to Havana.<p>Ever since New Year’s Eve, I’ve felt a bit off. No, it’s …

25 Fast And Easy Crock-Pot Recipes That Give You Wholesome Dinners - DIY &...

I have to admit, I sometimes forgo a wholesome cooked dinner on busy nights. Sometimes throughout the week, there just doesn’t seem to be time to …

31 Homemade Salad Dressings That Are Way Better Than Store-Bought

I'm a big fan of salad, but that hasn't always been the case. In the last couple years, I've gone from someone who'd maybe eat a dozen salads a year …

Chicken Tinga Tacos

F&W’s Justin Chapple stews dark meat chicken with onion, tomatoes and spices, then spoons it into crispy tortilla shells for the perfect taco.</b> …

TV Shows to Watch if You Love 'Stranger Things'

Can't wait for season two of Netflix's Stranger Things? Looking for something to watch after you binge watch on Oct. 27? Take a look at these …

TV

50 Heart-Pounding Historical Novels to Read Right Now

You can always count on historical fiction to transport you.<p>While actual time travel isn’t always the most appealing prospect, one way we can sate …

10 Fall Superfoods to Add to Your Menu Right Now

Think outside the (farm share) box with these creative recipes.<p>If the hype around Pumpkin Spice Lattes is any indication, we are all ready to take the plunge into fall food trends. Luckily a lot of them are a whole lot healthier than the sugar-loaded calorie bomb that has a special place in every …

Healthy Eating

Make a Chocolate Smoothie That Isn't Full of Life-Shortening Sugar

This lightly sweetened morning sipper contains only six grams added sugars—far less than what you’ll typically find at a smoothie shop. Tangy Greek …

23 Mexican Breakfast Recipes That Aren't All Burritos

Viva la breakfast. It’s the first meal of the day, and when it’s smothered in guacamole, queso, a runny egg, and hot sauce, it's worth celebrating. …

17 High-Protein Lunches You Don't Need to Reheat at Work or School

While meal-prepped chicken and rice or last night's healthy pasta dish <i>sound</i> like great packed lunches in theory, they're considerably less appealing …

A Spicy Chicken Meal-Prep Recipe So Lunch Is on Fire All Week

You promise yourself you won't eat lunch at your desk and *this* is the week you're going to step out of the office for 30 minutes, take a walk, and …

Recipe: Quinoa Bowl with Kung Pao Edamame

Quinoa Bowl with Kung Pao Edamame<p>Serves 4<p>1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon sunflower oil (or other neutral, high-heat oil), divided use <br>1 cup dry quinoa, rinsed …

Here's How To Grocery Shop Once And Make Lunch All Week For $20

Keep your stomach and your wallet full.

The 15 Most-Pinned Healthy Dinner Recipes on Pinterest

When I'm strapped for new and exciting recipes, Pinterest is the first place I look for inspiration (pinspiration?).<p>Pinterest is especially helpful …

Cooking

19 Sugar-Free Lunch Ideas to Bring to Work

You may not think of lunch as being a particularly sugary meal, but between the honey in bread, high-fructose corn syrup in ketchup and salad …

16 non-boring salad recipes to whip up this spring

As warmer weather and fresher produce start sprouting up, so do salad cravings. Tempting greens and veggies at the farmers market may once again make …

10 lunches to make for work without actually cooking ANYTHING

You know the scene: You <i>tried</i> to get up early enough to make a filling, healthy lunch for work, but then your dog got sick, or your kid had a …

The Best Children’s Books of 2016

From love to mortality to the lives of Einstein and Louise Bourgeois, by way of silence and the color of the wind.<p>In his meditation on the three ways of writing for children and the key to authenticity in all writing, C.S. Lewis admonished against treating children, in literature or life, as “a …

A 7-Day Weight-Loss Workout Plan

If you’re looking for a workout plan that can help you lose weight, adding more sweat sessions to your weekly routine is a great place to start. And …

Exercise

41 Of The Most Suspenseful Books You'll Ever Read

*GASP*<p><i>Note: Entries have been edited for clarity and length.</i>