Alex McVarish

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29 Healthy Versions Of Your Favorite Comfort Foods

Here's to the kind of New Year's resolutions that don't make you want to stab yourself with a celery stick.

SIMPLY TARALYNN — Banana Flax Crackers - Only 2 Ingredients!

PHOTOS: 11 Affordable Bucket List Adventures

Think dream trips to Machu Picchu and the Great Wall of China are financially out of your reach? Think again. We've got the inside scoop on these and …

Great Wall of China

27 Pumpkin Recipes We Love

Pumpkin season is officially under way, which means that the tubby orange gourd and everything associated with it is once again crowding our field of vision (and smell, and taste). Love it or hate it, the return of the Starbucks pumpkin spice latte, now often handily abbreviated "PSL," may be the …

Tilapia Tacos with Peach Mango Salsa - Eat Yourself Skinny

<i>These delicious Tilapia Tacos with Peach Mango Salsa are sweet with a little spice, are quick and easy to make and are a MUST during grilling …

Mango Avocado Smoothie - Eat Yourself Skinny

Do you ever just have one of those days where you realize you probably should have never gotten out of bed?? Yeah that would be today. If anything …

Clean Egg Zucchini Muffins - Eat Yourself Skinny

Clean Egg & Zucchini Muffins<p>Recipe adapted from Oxygen Magazine<p>Serves: 6 Servings<p>Ingredients<p>14 egg whites<br>• 4 whole eggs<br>• 4 green onions, chopped<br>• 2 …

Creamy Pumpkin Macaroni and 'Cheese'

Vegan Pumpkin Macaroni and ‘Cheese’<p>Author: The Lean Clean Eating Machine<p>Cuisine: American<p>Prep time: 15 mins<p>Cook time: 10 mins<p>Total time: 25 …

Blueberry Almond Butter Crunch Steel Cut Oats - The Lean Clean...

Blueberry Almond Butter Crunch Steel Cut Oats<p>Author: The Lean Clean Eating Machine<p>Prep time: 5 mins<p>Cook time: 20 mins<p>Total time: 25 mins<p>A perfectly …

Honey Orange Almond Pomegranate Salad

Can you tell that I’ve had a recent surplus of pomegranate seeds on hand? Not that I am complaining though, as my local Costco only seems to get …

Honey Garlic Salmon

Shares 329K<p>Lately I’ve been getting lots of honest comments from people who want to cook my stuff and have general questions or people who have …

Take BuzzFeed's Clean Eating Challenge, Feel Like A Champion At Life

This is a two-week detox plan that's actually realistic. You'll learn to eat healthy, feel awesome, and stay that way.<p>Everyone wants to look and feel their best in time for summer, but it's important that the food you eat leaves you feeling energized and not starving. So, with the help of …

17 Delicious Overnight Oats Recipes!

I love overnight oats. My overnight oats recipes are some of the most popular recipes on my blog. So I thought I would put them all in one post for …

4 Ideas for Overnight Oatmeal

For me, oatmeal is one of those foods that I just plain forget about. I’ve pretty much always loved oatmeal. It’s warm, easy to customize cereal. Who …

A Vegetarian Food Blog

Road Trip: New York's Finger Lakes

The wines of this region stand alongside California's best, and the scenery is likewise first rate.<p>The vintners of New York's Finger Lakes region make wines that stand alongside California's best. And the scenery is likewise first-rate: Road-trippers can taste their way from vineyard to vineyard …

Wine & Spirits

Top 10: the Lake District's best pubs and inns

Autumn is a special time of year in the Lake District. The fells and and forests blaze with colour, the summer crowds have left for home, and the weather provides plenty of atmosphere – from misty mornings to crisp, blue-sky days. Walkers will find plenty of space, even on the more popular routes …

Most Beautiful Coastal Towns (PHOTOS)

Being by the coast can conjure up memories of carefree days and a feeling of possibility. In our ever-connected world, it's a relief to look up from those screens and out onto a soothing expanse of blue.<p>The allure of a coastal getaway drew about 250 million visitors to the Mediterranean alone in …

Fake It 'Till You Make It

Right now, in my 20s, I think it's pretty obvious that a lot of my friends (and me) are just going through a lot of change, trial and error, and figuring out what we want. Don't get me wrong, our 20s are totally fun, sexy, and full of adventure, but the in-between is total crap.<p>There's a lot of …

Butternut Squash, Sweet Potato, and Pumpkin Recipes that Prove Orange Really Is the New Black

It's time: pumpkins, butternut squash, and sweet potatoes are starting to appear at the farmers' market. Here are 22 ways to use this seasonally appropriate produce<p><b>It's almost fall—therefore, everyone is going bonkers for butternut squash, pumpkin, and sweet potato.</b> As well they should. These …

Recipes

Back to Basics: Your Weekly Review

No matter how organized you are, how together your system is, how careful you are about processing your inbox, making a task list, and working your …

The Kids At Fashion Week Have Better Style Than All Of Us

Yes, Fashion Week is about the designers, the Instagram photos, the backstage beauty and of course the runway, but did you really think we would forget about the stylish children?<p>These fabulously-dressed nuggets hit the front row while we're just trying to keep up. From Nike's to handbags and and …

New York Fashion Week Street Style: What The Best-Dressed Men Wore

While we love pinning street style photos of ladies sporting covetable heels and statement clutches, we are also inspired by the men who show up to fashion week dressed to the nines.<p>It's not so much about <i>who</i> they are wearing, but <i>how</i> they are wearing certain pieces -- a guy in a suit he purchased …

Putting the ISIS Threat in Perspective

If you’re having a tough time figuring out how much of a threat the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) poses to the U.S., you’re hardly …