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7 House Plants For Allergies That Can Help Clear The Air Around You

If you suffer from allergies or asthma, you know that pollen and air pollution can aggravate your symptoms — and no one with allergies wants more …

Plants

Sheet Pan Pancake Recipes That Will Feed a Crowd

1<p>Buttermilk<p>Serve everyone at the table a warm stack of pancakes all at once. We’ve made the breakfast favorite hassle-free by baking the batter in a …

Breakfast

The One Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast Smoothie You Should Have Every Morning To Lose Stomach Fat Fast

We love making smoothies! They’re a great way to get fruit, protein, fiber and anti-inflammatory benefits in one pretty glass. If you have a sweet …

Nutrition

Pollinator Plants: The Best Perennials for a Pollinator Garden

Bring a biodiversity of insects to your pollinator patch by choosing native plants with different flower colors, shapes, sizes, and blooming periods. …

Plants

30 Weird Products On Amazon That Are Mind-Blowingly Useful

Plenty of products exist on Amazon to simplify your life and make chores easier to stomach. But then there's the other stuff — the weird and utterly …

Inventions

These Healthy Sweet Potato Brownies Are Magical

Here’s a common baking conundrum: You want to bake brownies, but you dread the temptation of eating the entire batch. Oh, and one other thing: You don’t want to share.<p>We’ve found a healthy compromise.<p>In case you didn’t know, Ella Mills is the queen of healthy brownies. She’s the face of the popular …

Dessert

15 Delicious Ways to Eat Black Beans — Recipes from The Kitchn

You'll almost never find our kitchens without a can or two of black beans stocked in the pantry. This versatile ingredient can be used in so many …

Cooking

The Right Way to Drink Lemon Water (For Maximum Benefits), According to a Nutritionist

Many of us know that when life gives you lemons, you should add them to your water. Along with soothing a sore throat, aiding in digestion, and flushing out toxins, drinking lemon water yields a number of health benefits . . . right? To find out whether adding a few slices is <i>actually</i> doing your …

Wellness

This Quickie Cleanse Could Lead to Major Results

<i>This article originally appeared on Health. For more stories like it, visit health.com.</i><p>Skipping booze, sugar, and processed grains and eating only …

Nutrition

Jalapeno Cream Cheese Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

"One of my favorite local Mexican restaurants serves a dish with jalapeno cream cheese and shredded chicken that is to die for. I had been …

Cream Cheese

Apple Pie by Grandma Ople Recipe

"This was my grandmother's apple pie recipe. I have never seen another one quite like it. It will always be my favorite and has won me several first …

Baking

The One Anti-Inflammatory Drink You Should Have Every Morning To Lose Stomach Fat Fast

Women come in all shapes and sizes and we celebrate that diversity! But even the most body-positive among us has off days. If we had to pinpoint the …

Wellness

I Researched 30 Yogurts and Now This Is the Only One I'll Buy — Shopping

I recently spent hours examining every yogurt label I could find to determine which yogurts have the least amount of sugar. I was focusing on toddler …

Nutrition

The Coconut Cake

This cake is like a party in your mouth. The cake itself is very fluffy because of the coconut cream. It's all about coconut, with coconut icing and …

Dessert

5 foods you should be eating for optimal hormone balance

When your reproductive hormones are out of whack, the signs are glaringly obvious. Breakouts, irregular periods, mood swings, weight gain—these are …

Wellness

This Will Be The Biggest Countertop Trend of 2018

Marble has had a good run. Granite had a good run before that. But it’s time to put one of the MVP of surfaces back in the spotlight for a minute. …

Home Improvement

This Is The New Neutral Paint Color of 2018

When it comes to home decorating, neutral shades are normally treated like wallflowers that exist in the background but rarely shine. Traditionally …

Home Decorating

Bad nutrition advice dietitians want you to forget

Thinking about juicing, cutting carbs or giving up fruit in a quest to lose weight? Think again.<p>How many times have you read that you need to eat clean, start juicing or only eat foods that have a specific number of ingredients? The advice may be compelling, and even sound science-y, but in the age …

Nutrition

The simple trick to making veggies deliciously flavorful

Gaz Oakley worked in professional kitchens for years before giving up meat. “I went vegan overnight after watching a speech by an activist called …

This Sheet Pan Garlic-Parmesan Chicken Is Calling Your Name — Delicious Links

The sheet pan meal is a weeknight wonder. Your protein, veggie, and starch can all cook in harmony on one sheet pan, which means less hands-on …

Cooking

33 Sephora employees reveal the one product you should buy

With its many gleaming rows of beauty products, Sephora is a makeup lover's heaven. But it can also be a nightmare — with so many options, it's hard to know what's really worth spending money on.<p>To narrow down the beauty chain's must-have products, INSIDER asked store employees, as well as Sephora …

Makeup

This Is How to Use Retinol Without Your Skin Flaking Off

For the first time in my life, I have incredible skin. Not to brag, but I'm <i>very</i> humble, so the fact that I'm putting those words on the Internet is a testament to just how good my skin is these days. It's clear, it's glowy, and it's got that bouncy-plump feel (however, I do have a 24-year-old's …

These Lunch Recipes Taste Delicious and Help Reduce Belly Fat

Sorry if you're tired of hearing that abs are made in the kitchen, but it's true! Eating certain foods that are proven to diminish belly fat can make tackling that belly fat through diet even more effective. Choose foods such as eggs, lean protein (especially fish like salmon), tofu, whole grains, …

Healthy Eating

How to Cook Fish in the Oven Perfectly Every Time

You can make almost any slow-roasted fish in under 30 minutes. Just memorize this technique.<p>Learning how to cook fish at home can be incredibly intimidating. There are a lot of mistakes you can make, but we think the best way to nail it every time is to let the oven do all the work. That's why …

Cooking

Recipe: The shortbread cookie that broke the internet

If you have a pulse and an Instagram account, or engage with food media in any capacity, you’re probably already well-aware of the internet craze …

10 of My Favorite Keto Recipes

While it certainly is possible to modify takeout and restaurant food to fit your keto lifestyle, it's not easy. Many of the classic and easily …

artisanal

Here's Exactly Why Quartz Countertops Are Winning Right Now

In the war of kitchen materials, quartz countertops have risen up through the ranks, and are now the most popular option out there — beating out …

Home Improvement

Turmeric Can Be Amazing For Your Skin, But There's One Big Catch You Need To Know

Turmeric is one of those sneaky, natural miracle workers that has so many uses, it's hard to keep track of all of them. In addition to being just …

Skin Care

These Serums Actually Work, According To Top Dermatologists

Sure, a new pair of shoes or an It bag is nice, but many of us are more wiling to shell out a chunk of our paychecks for quality skin care, all in …

Skin Care

Potassium Broth Is the Key to Slimming Belly Bloat and Boosting Metabolism

Chances are, if you've ever heard of potassium broth, you've wondered about its health benefits. Though the detox solution on everyone’s lips in …

Nutrition