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Better Ways to Make Pot Brownies (According to Our Readers)

Last year, we posted a recipe for Mario Batali’s Double-Chocolate Pot Brownies—and got a reaction we never anticipated. Many of you commented on the post and the recipe that we had done it wrong, all wrong. The heart of the matter? Not that we'd suggested putting pot in these brownies, but that the …

25 Summer Essential Recipes You Should Master

Summer foods shouldn't be complicated—they don't need to be when so much is in season—it should just be good. We've gathered up 25 classic recipes to take you from Memorial Day to Labor Day.<p><b>Summer, man. It's back.</b> And with it comes long, warm days and nights that should be spent next to the grill, …

Cooking

June 2015

Diversity

16 Foods Nutritionists Eat When They Want to Lose a Few Pounds

Consider this your weight-loss cheat sheet.<p>Lots of people call on nutritionists to help them overhaul their diets when they want to slim down. But what do R.D.s make sure to eat themselves if they notice their jeans have gotten a little snug? We surveyed 10 to find out which foods they swear by …

Nutrition

Cuddle Clones are Stuffed Replicas of your Pet

People really love their pets and sometimes they want to immortalize said pet in some way. A company called Cuddle Clones will make you a stuffed …

The 9 types of wine you should really be drinking

Any wine expert will tell you that as Americans, we rely far too much on the same kinds of wine.<p>We know what to expect from a Pinot Grigio, Merlot, or Malbec, but what about Vermentino, Nebbiolo, or Côtes du Rhône?<p>We spoke with Jeremy Block, owner of Some Good Wine in New York, about alternatives …

Beyond the Cronut: 15 Frankenpastries to Make at Home

Cupcakes are old news. The newest sugary sensation to sweep our fair city is the Cronut -- the croissant-doughnut hybrid created by Dominque Ansel at his SoHo bakery last month. With production of the pastry limited to 300 a day, Cronut mania has created long lines and even given rise to a seedy …

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Online Life

Blueberries and Strawberries Reduce Heart Attack Risk

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>When it comes to fruit, berries are among the healthiest variety to choose, as they are densely packed with a variety of potent …

Buying time: How egg freezing has moved into the mainstream

<i>As more Canadian women turn to egg freezing to focus on building careers or as they wait for the right partner, The Globe's Carly Weeks explores the fertility business, its procedures, and promises that might be too good to be true.</i><p>April Gore wants to be a mother. She just doesn't know when. But …

3 Breakfast Rules to Follow to Lose Weight

Now that the New Year is solidly here, many of us are resolving to eat better, move more, and lose weight. One of the best ways to do this—and make …

14 Foods You Should NEVER Eat

Put these on your do-not-buy list.<p><i>This article was written by Leah Zerbe and Emily Main and repurposed with permission from</i> Rodale News<i>.</i><p>What's the one food you refuse to eat? Peas? Tofu? Liver and onions? Whatever it is, it's probably because you don't like the way it tastes, not necessarily …

Nutrition

Green Tea Benefits: Drinking Green Tea for Weight Loss

Sip Up, Slim Down: The Right Way to Drink Green Tea for Weight Loss<p>Find out if the green stuff's weight-loss power extends to flavored ice cream, iced tea, and extract<p>Find out if the green stuff's weight-loss power extends to flavored ice cream, iced tea, and extract<p>I'll admit it: I had a mini …

Nine foods to help you beat belly fat

<b>(CNN) —</b> For a lot of people, fighting belly fat is part of their New Year's resolution. But for me it's a lifelong mission.<p>Growing up as a fat kid in the 1980's, I figured there was nothing I could do about my growing girth.<p>My dad was obese, and I was well over 200 pounds by the time I was 14.<p>I'd …

5 Ways to Lose Weight Every Day

These are totally doable for anyone!<p><i>This article was written by Leta Shy and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Lorna Jane Clarkson, founder of the Australian activewear line Lorna Jane, has a confession: While she may seem like she lives the perfect healthy lifestyle, she struggles …

Fitness

The strange case of the man with two hearts

When a man was fitted with a new heart, his mind changed in unusual ways. Why? The answer reveals a surprising truth about all our bodies, says David Robson.<p>Every second or so, Carlos would feel a small “bump” hitting his tummy. It was the beating of his “second heart”.<p>The small mechanical pump was …

Psychology

8 Whole Grains You're Probably Not Eating

<i>By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD</i><p>You've probably had oatmeal for breakfast, and if you haven't yet tried quinoa I bet you've heard of it, or have seen it on a menu or social media recipe (it's all over Pinterest!). But there are many other whole grains you may not be familiar with, and incorporating them …

If you've ever publicly shared a photo of your cat using a site like Instagram or Flickr, your kitty may be on Owen Mundy's global map of cat photos right now, along with the location of wherever that photo was taken: http://cbc.sh/8CwWbJg Sound Creepy? Good. That's exactly Mundy's point. See if your cat appears on the map, and learn more about how photograph metadata can affect your privacy at CBCNews.ca

Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake Bars

June 23, 2014<p>I’ve been on a little bit of a cheesecake kick the past week or so.<p>It started with these Cookies and Cream Cheesecake Bars that I made …

Crispy Salt-and-Vinegar Potatoes

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>Cooking the potatoes in vinegar seasons them from within, and a final drizzle boosts the flavor.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds baby Yukon Gold potatoes, halved, quartered if large<p>1 cup plus 2 Tbsp. distilled white vinegar<p>1 tablespoon kosher salt, …

Recipes

How Canadians Can Watch US Netflix

<b>Click here for the updated 2014 version.</b><p>Netflix’s low fee of $7.99 per month is easily one of the greatest gifts to home entertainment. And with the …

The shifting financial realities facing Generation Y

Personal finance columnist Rob Carrick joins personal finance editor Roma Luciw to talk about how underemployment, increasing levels of student debt, and more expensive housing are challenging today's 20 and 30-somethings

Hunting for logic in the WTO’s seal-hunt ruling

A recent World Trade Organization ruling that upholds the European Union's ban on Canadian seal products is troubling, to say the least. The ruling allows the banning of imports over subjective concerns about animal welfare, without regard to the facts, and the federal government is right to appeal …

Many teas contain enough lead to be dangerous for pregnant and nursing women: new Canadian study

It is often marketed as a naturally healthy food, with solid science behind some of those claims, but many teas also contain enough lead to actually …

Epic Note Passing Between Passengers Gets UGLY On U.S. Thanksgiving (TWEETS)

Nov. 28 might be a regular day for Canadians, but south of the border it's Thanksgiving.<p>And like the Canadian Turkey Day, it's a holiday about giving …

Canada’s America-sized perception problem

U.S. executives, including those responsible for choosing sites for corporate expansion, think their own country ranks higher than Canada on almost every measure of business climate.<p>A new survey from Development Counsellors International – a New York-based economic development consultant – also …

5 Ways To Eat Healthy This Holiday

The holiday season is officially on the fast track. And with deliciously tempting treats and minimal time to burn off extra calories in your near future, what you do—and don't—eat for the weeks leading up, can have a major impact on your waistline.<p><b>1) DITCH THE DIET DRINKS</b><p>Yes, you know that from a …

Nutrition

Tips for dressing for a job interview from executive women

Lesly Tayles, a vice-president with National Bank, and Sabrina Fiorellino, an associate at Gilbert's LLP, talk about what they look for when they are interviewing a job interviewee