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Easy One Pot Mushroom Pilaf - Vegan & GlutenFree

<i>This post is written in partnership with “USA Rice” and as always, the opinions here are all my</i> <i>own.</i> <b><br>Easy One Pot Mushroom Pilaf:</b> <i>delicious, flavorful</i> …

These gluten-free, magnesium-packed brownies are made to help PMS

Scientific fact: When PMS hits, you’re more likely than ever to crave something fudgy and sweet. Wouldn’t it be nice if once a month someone just …

Wellness

Festive Cookie Recipes For The Holidays (Vegan + Gluten-Free Options)

Holiday party? Bring cookies.Work potluck? Bring cookies.Family brunch? Bring a stiff drink. Just kidding, bring cookies.Everyone loves cookies, and …

Dessert

Paleo Frittata with Sweet Potatoes and Kale - breakfast the right way!

Today we’re making Kale and Sweet Potato Paleo Frittata. If you’re fans of our kale frittata you’ll love this and you won’t believe the taste of …

Healthy Eating

Flourless Almond & Coconut Cake Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This flourless cake is moist and nutty, with a hint of coconut. It's perfect for a dinner party and even better for breakfast the next morning. It's adapted from the back of the Bob's Red Mill almond meal bag. —Posie (Harwood) Brien<p><b>Makes: one 9-inch cake</b><p>3/4 cup butter<br>• 1 cup sugar<br>• 3 …

Dessert

Almond & Coconut Cake: A Happy Accident

<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: Looking for salad and ending up with cake</i>—<i>my life in eight words.</i><p>I almost over-baked this cake. I was sitting on the couch with the …

Dessert

Bright new breakfast ideas to start the day with a bounce

Eggs and greens, roast tomatoes with labneh, pear and berry compôte and even a smoothie - try these fresh ideas to supercharge your mornings<p>It is 7am and people are starting to tweet pictures of their breakfasts. As I find it hard to focus at that hour I wouldn't dream of photographing my brekkie, …

The Interval Running Workout to Make Time Fly on the Treadmill

We're sure there are some people who truly enjoy their hour-long runs on the treadmill—and more power to ‘em. But for many of us, just the thought of …

The Spiralizer: Why Your Next Bowl of Pasta Just Might Not Be Pasta at All

Pasta? That's so last season. The latest culinary rage is spiralized veggies, with zucchini leading the charge. But no, we're not calling them "zoodles."<p>We love traditional pasta, but lately we've noticed a new breed of noodles. We're not talking about rice, corn, or quinoa spaghetti—we're talking …

Healthy Eating

Parmesan-Roasted Potatoes

8 Servings<p>Cooking the potatoes on a wire rack lets hot air circulate around them, so they get extra crisp.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 pounds baby Yukon Gold potatoes, halved<p>½ cup olive oil<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>4 oz. finely grated Parmesan<p>¾ cup chopped fresh flat-leaf …

Potatoes

Chocolate blackout cake recipe

The ultimate chocoholic's dessert: a rich three-layer cake with chocolate-custard icing<p><b>SERVES</b><p>10-12<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>For the custard:</b><p>175g (6oz) granulated sugar<br>• 4½ tbsp cornflour<br>• 450ml (16fl oz) single cream<br>• 270ml (9¾fl oz) full-fat milk<br>• 150g (5½oz) dark chocolate (100 per cent cocoa), finely chopped<br>• 2 tsp …

Dessert

Nigel Slater’s vegetarian Christmas dinner

The year is galloping towards Christmas and I still have much to do. Some of which means making sure that anyone who doesn’t wish to eat meat has something good to tuck into. This year on my Christmas table it’s a mushroom “bourguignon”, thick with all manner of mushrooms amid a cloud of butternut …

Braised Chicken and Kale with Paprika & White Wine

You know you are having a good day when a box of gorgeous cookware arrives on your doorstep. What makes it even better is when the cookware is</i> …

Proper Running Technique: Six Ways to Improve Efficiency

<b>We All Run Differently…</b><p>With all the debate over the last few years around running techniques, it’s important to understand that there is a distinct …

Running

How to Make Queso Fresco, the World's Easiest Cheese

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Let's face it, there are some skills that are just cool to have. Being able to weld things, very cool. Ability to moonwalk? Always cool. And being able to turn everyday milk into wicked good cheese definitely belongs …

7 Satisfying Vegetarian Recipes for Your Thanksgiving Spread

When it comes to Thanksgiving season, turkey tends to be a show stealer — but it’s high time this holiday’s delectable meatless options got some …

Ultimate Quads and Hamstrings Workout

There’s something about the pursuit of the “ultimate” amongst men that begets greatness. Chasing that which is seen as unattainable by others fuels …

Workouts

Fire Up Your Hidden Fat Burners

What's more, building strength in your shoulders and hips can boost your efficiency in any other workout you do. That means you'll get more bang for your fat-blasting buck during squats and lunges, pushups and planks. And because they're two major joints of your upper and lower body, strengthening …

10 Reasons the 5K is Freaking Awesome

You can train and still have a life, race hard and walk normally the next day, and get really fit really fast.<p>My one carry-on and six personal items are stashed in the overhead compartment. The seat pouch in front of me is crammed with the tools necessary to get us through a 13-hour flight back …

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97 Brunch Recipes to Make This Weekend

At-home brunch means no waiting in line, plus: eating in pajamas! These leisurely homemade brunch ideas will help you do it up in style.<p><b>An at-home brunch means no waiting in line</b>, as many mimosas as your heart desires, and, best of all, eating in your pajamas. These recipes will help you tackle a …

Cooking

Here Are 7 Days Worth Of Healthy, Trophy-Worthy Breakfasts

Sure, Wheaties cereal may be the original "breakfast of champions," but its nutrition label doesn't appear to be very trophy-worthy. You'll find mostly carbohydrates with a measly two grams of protein in a serving of the stuff.<p>Whether breakfast is the day's most important meal is up for debate …

The Do-Anywhere Zero-Excuse Bodyweight Burner

It only takes 12 minutes to complete, and it'll chisel, stretch, and challenge your muscles<p>Excuses beget more excuses—especially when it comes to skipping a sweat session.<p>It’s proven by science: Missing just one workout increases your odds of missing another (and another) by 61 percent, according …

10 Pancake Common Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

How to make pancakes like a short order cook. Just avoid these common mistakes!<p>For many Americans, pancakes evoke a certain kind of nostalgia. People make pancakes because they're delicious, crowd-pleasing, and easy. Well, sort of easy. There are a few crucial mistakes that home chefs commonly make …

Breakfast

The Blueberry Blossom Pancake

4 Servings<p>This recipe proves that streusel makes everything better.<p>August 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Blueberry Syrup<p>3/4 cup pure maple syrup<p>1/4 cup blueberries<p>Streusel<p>1/2 cup old-fashioned oats<p>1/4 cup all-purpose flour<p>2 tablespoons light brown sugar<p>1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, melted<p>Pancakes<p>1 cup …

Breakfast

11 From Heaven: The Top Fitness Snacks!

It's 3 p.m., lunch is a distant memory and your stomach is rumbling like a thunderstorm on the Nebraska plains. Sure, you ate lunch, but you're also …

How to De-Stress in Just 10 Minutes

<b>Step 1: Find a quiet place.</b> I know this isn't the easiest request, but try to find a room where you can shut the door. If that isn't an option, grab some noise canceling headphones, earplugs or whatever you can get your hands on. The key is making sure you get 10 minutes of uninterrupted peace.<p><b>Step</b> …

6 Reasons Women Should Strength Train Like Men

<b>Your confidence will get a kick</b><br>No wonder guys who train strut around showing off their muscles. The physical benefits of weight training appear within weeks of starting a program. You'll notice that your shape is toned and tighter, and that fires up your self-esteem, says Cosgrove.<p><b>You'll boost your</b> …

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