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A Flat Belly in 7 Days with the nr. 1 Detox Water Recipe

We all like a smooth, flat belly! Unfortunately, for most people this doesn’t come easy. We tend to store fat around the waist which, coupled with …

Detox

Boost Your Blend: Unexpected Upgrades for Your Summer Smoothie (SPONSORED)

There’s nothing wrong with strawberries and bananas. In fact, both can be the foundation for amazing smoothies—as long as you don’t stop there. To make the best blended drinks, you have to go beyond the basic formula of fruit plus a liquid. These surprising upgrades can be satisfying while making …

9 Mexican Recipes Perfect for the Slow Cooker

Between the quick hustle of the food truck and the casual fun of make-your-own taco get togethers, it’s easy to forget that the process behind making …

Cooking

Give it a Swirl: Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and each week we'll share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: This choose-your-own-adventure cheesecake can be elegant or messy, but is delicious either way.</i><p>Earlier this week, while loitering in …

7 Whiskey Drinks That Could Help Cure Your Cold

Here, seven whiskey cocktails to help dilate your blood vessels and put you on the path to recovery.<p>When you’re stuffed up and sick, there’s nothing …

Scientists Figure Out How To Unboil Eggs

Next step: Unscrambling<p>It has often been said that you can't unscramble an egg. But you might be able to unboil one.<p>When you boil an egg, the heat causes the proteins inside the egg white to tangle and clump together, solidifying it. New research published in <i>ChemBioChem</i> by scientists at UC Irvine …

11 Movies to Watch Out for in 2015

The non-blockbuster must-see features of the year.<p><b>Hey, did you know that a brand-new Star Wars film</b> is coming out in December? And an <i>Avengers</i> sequel is on the way in May? And yet another <i>Jurassic Park</i> adventure arrives in June? Oh, wait—of course you did, because even at this early stage of 2015, …

Age of stars is pinned to their spin

<b>Astronomers have proved that they can accurately tell the age of a star from how fast it is spinning.</b><p>We know that stars slow down over time, but until recently there was little data to support exact calculations.<p>For the first time, a US team has now measured the spin speed of stars that are more …

Universe

7 Quick and Fresh Dinners to Make in January

These fast, winter dinner recipes rely on little helpers like anchovies and roasted citrus to perk up your weeknight meals.<p><b>In the middle of winter,</b> <b>sometimes</b> you need to find creative ways to breathe new life into your weeknight dinners. Lend your meals a little help from flavor boosters like briny …

The 10 Best Healthy Recipes of 2014

Food & Wine's Deputy Food Editor Kate Heddings picks her favorite healthy recipes from 2014.<p>We’ve made some darn good healthy recipes in 2014. Here …

15 Fresh Juice Recipes to Start Your Day

Gallery15 Fresh Juice Recipes to Start Your Day<p>We adore a freshly squeezed glass of OJ—especially in winter, when citrus is at its peak—but sometimes you want something a little more unusual. Ever tried to juice a kumquat? Or a sweet potato? Curious about how to make good-tasting green juice? <b>Here</b> …

23 Smoothies for a Fresh New Year

Gallery23 Smoothies for a Fresh New Year<p>After the crown roast of pork, the Christmas goose, and the ham, after the plates upon plates of cookies and pies and cheesecakes, it can feel good to whip out the blender come January 1st, and make breakfast something bright, fresh, and light. And while you …

15 Champagne Cocktails to Toast 2015 All Year Long

When it comes to Champagne, we’re torn. As much as we love the elegance of sipping on a glassful of the good stuff, we certainly appreciate when it’s supplemented with a splash of booze and fruit juice. This roundup of 15 fizzy cocktails will help you decide for yourself which presentation you …

Build a better breakfast: 6 easy, healthy recipes to start the new year right

On the heels of a long and indulgent holiday season, New Year’s Day offers the perfect opportunity to start fresh and commit to healthy eating. And what better way to kick off 2015 than with a nutritious breakfast? In fact, a healthy morning meal is a great way to set you on the path to better …

Breakfast

New year's resolution tips: 'This year I will be slightly less useless'

We hate to tell you this, but it’s unlikely that 2015 will be the year you double your salary, run for two hours a day, see the world, stop drinking and never touch processed sugar again. But you <i>can</i> make resolutions that will change your life for the better. Here’s how.<p><b>Be realistic about what you</b> …

100 things we didn't know last year

<b>Interesting and unexpected facts can emerge from daily news stories and the Magazine picks out such snippets for its weekly feature, 10 things we didn't know last week. Here's an almanac of the best of 2014.</b><p><b>1. The Pentagon has</b> a plan for combating a zombie apocalypse.<p>Find out more (Foreign</b> …

Los Angeles

5 (New!) Ways to Top Avocado Toast

From salsa verde to toasted nuts, here are 5 creative ways to mix up your avocado toast<p>Avocado toast is soo last year. Actually, now that we mention it, we’ve been singing the praises of avocado toast for at least two years now.<p>Despite all the new ways we’re topping our toast this year, we’re still …

40 Things to Leave Behind in 2015

Photo: Getty Images<p>As yet another year comes to a close, and the initial giddy appeal of social media continues to cool, let's take a minute to descale the kettle of clichés and boil off the lingering herd words, expressions, and gestures that have been building up since we did this last year. Here …

The 2015 Food Lover's Cleanse Guidelines

Here's all the guidelines you need to know for the 2015 Food Lover's Cleanse<p>Happy New Year! Champagne-filled revelry and holiday excess has hit hard the past few weeks, but the official start of the 2015 Food Lover’s Cleanse is upon us (January 2). I would imagine that most of us are ready for a …

8 Food and Drink Trends to Try in 2015

Here, eight culinary pros predict the trends that will be big next year.<p>F&W editors predict that 2015 will be year of house-made tortillas, …

The Plan Cookbook

• <b>Author:</b> Lyn-Genet Recitas<p>In her <i>New York Times</i> and <i>USA Today</i> bestseller <i>The Plan</i>, Lyn-Genet Recitas revealed what surprisingly "healthy" foods cause weight gain and a host of other health problems such as migraines, joint pain, and depression. Now all those who follow <i>The Plan</i>, and have learned which …

New Year's Eve cocktails: five easy ways to wow

From buttered gin to fruit ice, here are five simple and affordable ideas to jazz up your drinks<p>We may pretend that the Christmas holiday is all about the little baby Jesus, family or goodwill to all men, but, deep down, we know it is about one thing: booze, and plenty of it, in an endless variety …

The Shredded Chef

• <b>Author:</b> Michael Matthews<p>INTRODUCING THE #1 BESTSELLING HEALTHY COOKBOOK WITH OVER 100,000 COPIES SOLD!<p><b>If you want to build a body you can be proud of without starving or depriving yourself of all the foods you actually like...then you want to read this book.</b><p>What if I told you that just about …