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Our 23 Favorite Vegetarian Recipes of 2016

Vegetarian cooking has thankfully outgrown its niche and has fully entered the mainstream these past few years. It's no longer necessary to hide or …

Chocolate Zucchini Cake with Sweet Potato Frosting

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p><b>To make the cake:</b> Position a rack in the center of the oven and preheat to 325°F. Coat a 9-by-13-by2-inch cake pan or dish with …

Dessert

Researchers are calling Trump 'the first anti-science president'

The story, which included public reactions from scientists around the world gathered from places like Twitter, featured more input from other researchers who appeared to share Lubell's concern.<p>"This is terrifying for science, research, education, and the future of our planet," tweeted María …

This Muffin Recipe Works With Any Mix-Ins You Have On-Hand, or Want to Add

Everyone should have a go-to muffin recipe, bonus points if that recipe is infinitely adaptable. Not only is this muffin recipe (linked below) super …

Breakfast

These Foods Aren’t Worth Buying Organic

Skipping organic maple syrup can save as much as $22 per bottle.<p>Once upon a time, you often could only find organic food in health food stores. Now, …

Agriculture

Instant Pot Chicken Enchilada Soup (Crock Pot Option)

4.86 from 7 votes<p>Instant Pot Chicken Enchilada Soup (Crock Pot Option)<p>Prep Time<p>10 mins<p>Cook Time<p>40 mins<p>Total Time<p>50 mins<p>Hearty chicken enchilada soup …

Recipes

everyday meatballs

If you’d told me as a spaghett-and-meatballs loving kid that in Italy, these two things are never served together, I wouldn’t have believed you. …

New intervention program reduces bullying in early childhood: Eight-week intervention fits easily into preschool curriculums

Eight-week intervention fits easily into preschool curriculums<p>Physical and relational bullying can happen among children as young as 3- to …

Research

tortilla de patatas

<i>Prepare potatoes and onions:</i> Peel potatoes and onion and slice them very thin with a mandoline, the slicing blade of a food processor, or by hand. If …

How Do I Teach My Toddler Better Social Skills?

Any display of emotions, such as crying or fighting, can be a good opportunity to teach your toddler how to use words to express how she’s feeling: …

The Key Skills Kindergarteners Need to Learn To Succeed in Life

‘Sharing is caring’ is a mantra often preached to toddlers. And locking this social skill down by the end of kindergarten could lead to greater …

This Simple Trick Turns Sliced Apples Into a Super Portable Snack

Trying to pack more healthy snacks for yourself or your family members? Try this “tic-tac-toe” method of cutting an apple. It’s easier and faster …

Portable

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United States

Valentine's Day Cards from the Teacher

This download is for a free Valentine's Day Card you can give your students. I have provided you with a color and black and white version. All you …

Finish MS offers runners, cyclists, swimmers and distance athletes of all types and abilities the chance to create a world free of MS while pushing their own personal limits.

Finish MS offers athletes of all types and abilities the chance to create a world free of MS while pushing their own personal limits.

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W800 20.1 MP Digital Camera - Black

Reviews<p>5 star<p>4 star<p>3 star<p>2 star<p>1 star<p>4.4<p>1,748 reviews<p>Pictures<p>"Best camera overall too small perfect picture....."<p>Value<p>"All in all this is a good …

Top 10 Food Staples You Can Make Better and Cheaper at Home

Many simple foods are not only easy to make at home, they'll likely be cheaper, healthier, and much tastier than the store-bought varieties. From …

Recipes

S01 Episode 02: The Breakup

Their relationship began like a storybook high-school romance: a prom date, love notes, sneaking off to be alone. But unlike other kids at school, …

A Simple Method for Adjusting a Vehicle's Mirrors to Fix Blind Spots

We've talked about how your mirrors should be set up to safely remove your vehicles blind spots, but finding the sweet spot for each mirror can be …

This Method Wraps Gifts with Fewer Folds and Two Pieces of Tape

As the holidays get closer, it's about time for another tradition: frustratingly wrapping gifts. As the above YouTube video demonstrates, though, …

Grilled Eggplant With Feta and Maras Pepper From 'The Big-Flavor Grill'

Meat can really hog the spotlight when it comes to grilling. But sometimes, a beautifully grilled vegetable comes along and steals the show. This is what happened here for me, with this eggplant from <i>The Big-Flavor Grill</i>, by Chris Schlesinger and John Willoughby.<p>Inch-thick slabs of eggplant are …

Why I Never Tell My Child "Good Job": the Case of Praise versus Encouragement

And no, I never tell my child “bad job!” either. Save your gasps for Jerry Springer, SmartMoms. It’s simply a matter of praise versus …

25 Ways to Ask Your Kids 'So How Was School Today?' Without Asking Them 'So How Was School Today?'

This year, Simon is in fourth grade and Grace is in first grade, and I find myself asking them every day after school, "So how was school today?"<p>And every day I get an answer like "fine" or "good," which doesn't tell me a whole lot.<p>AND I WANT TO KNOW A WHOLE LOT!!!!<p>Or at least get a full sentence. …

Homemade Alfajores Recipe on Food52

• 100 grams (about 7 tablespoons) butter, soft<br>• 40 grams confectioners' sugar<br>• 75 grams cornstarch<br>• 75 grams all-purpose flour<br>• 4 tablespoons dulce de leche<p>Cream the soft butter together with the powdered sugar until the mixture is fluffy. If your butter is very soft already, this should take no more than a …

Recipes

How to Teach Kids to Make Mindful Choices -- Even When We, Parents, Aren't Around

Every few weeks is "one thing day" for me and my 3-year-old son, Ari. I take him to a toy store in the neighborhood and allow him to choose one thing. (Emphasis on "choose.") I purposefully make the toy-hunting experience an opportunity to teach my son how to become a good choice-maker.<p>You see, I'm …

Salted Texas Chocolate Sheet Cake

Servings<p>The only chocolate sheet cake you need is a Texas chocolate sheet cake. This recipe is from one of our readers.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into pieces, plus more for baking dish<p>2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for baking dish<p>1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder<p>2 …

4 Parenting Tips to Live By

Every child is as different as every snowflake, so let's get it straight from the start. Our job is to get our small self out of the way and let them grow. Children need to be raised to be who they are, in all their uniqueness. If you end up raising three children who are very different from one …

Loving Dad Creates Adorable Lunchbox Meals For His Two Children

<b>Loving parents</b> creating amazing lunchbox art get the thumbs-up around these quarters–just check out New York City-based lawyer Gamene and graphic …

5 Yoga Poses Every Pregnant Woman Should Know

When you're pregnant, parts of your body hurt that you didn't even know existed. Weird aches and pains pop up out of nowhere and your growing belly can make finding comfortable positions nearly impossible.<p>Cathy Louise Broda certainly felt the pregnancy pains, especially the second time around when …