Christine McLaughlin

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Dieting? Calorie-counting? Four of the best food-tracking apps

How MyFitnessPal, Lose It, Noom Coach and HAPIcoach could help you towards healthier eating habits in 2016<p>“Never mind the calories, it’s time to eat more turkey / pour more sherry / wolf another chocolate orange. I’ll eat healthily in January though … ”<p>The traditional British approach to Christmas …

In Scotland, they hated Trump before hating Trump was cool

ABERDEEN, Scotland –- This week, David Cameron, J.K. Rowling and Boris Johnson joined the chorus of Donald Trump critics following his proposal to …

6 Simple Soups Perfect for Autumn

The fall days are getting shorter and cooler. Warm up with these simple and delicious soups, all ready in 50 minutes -- or less!<p><b>1. Indian Spiced Red Lentil & Chicken Soup</b><p>Made with a rotisserie chicken and canned coconut milk, this easy version of Mulligatawny soup is a one-pot supper that you can …

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Nevada clears self-driving 18-wheeler for testing on public roads

Drone trucks could soon be plying US highways after Nevada authorities on Wednesday granted a license to test self-driving trucks on public roads.<p>While companies such as Google and luxury brands like Lexus have dominated the headlines with advances in driverless cars, Daimler board member Wolfgang …

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The Nessie Ladle Might Be The Most Adorable Kitchen Appliance Of The Year, And It's Only January

Every so often a kitchen appliance stands out to us as something totally unique and awesome, and we immediately add it to our wish lists. With so many cooking gadgets out there, it's not every day that something makes our heads turn, but we didn't have to look further than the top hit of Reddit …

Stew Recipes For The Coldest Of Days

Stews are one of those dishes that will never stir up excitement. There's nothing glamorous about them; no way to make them feel fancy. But despite stew's failure to shine, we still crave a bowl.<p>There's nothing more comforting on a cold, winter day than a big, deep, steamy bowl of hearty stew. It's …

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All About Napa Cabbage and How to Put It to Good Use

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: It's more delicate in texture and flavor than the standard green cabbage you might be used to, but this cabbage is no featherweight.</i><p>As its name suggests, napa cabbage is indeed a …

9 of the Best Winter Soups to Pack for Lunch

<i>by Sheela Prakash</i><p>With winter in full force, the standard brown-bag lunch just won't cut it. A sandwich filled with cold deli meats? A salad of chilled lettuce? Let's revisit that stuff in the spring. Right now, we need something hot that will warm us from the inside out. In other words: We need …

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Chicken and Veggies Stir Fry: Low Calorie and Super Yummy

This skinny stir-fry is chock full of broccoli, pea pods, carrots, cabbage, onions and lean chicken breasts. <b>Each huge, fiber rich serving has 264 calories, 6 grams of fat and 7 Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS.</b> You'll be so satisfied with this dish just the way it is but it can be served over brown rice …

Nutrition

Tex-Mex Crockpot Quinoa

Crockpot quinoa with a Mexican twist. This delicious meal comes together in a snap and cooks low and slow all day.<p>You know that saying “a dog is a man’s best friend?”<p>Well, I think that’s false.<p>After much ponder-age, I have decided that a slow cooker really is a man’s best friend.<p>Let’s look at the …

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Detox Soup to Make You Feel Awesome

Detox Soup is a great way to kick the new year off. This gluten-free recipe can be used during an official "cleanse" or to kick-start a conscious eating plan for 2015!<p>Ok, so if you’re going out on New Year’s Eve, do yourself a favor and make this soup one or two days before the festive first, and …

Gluten-Free

7 Ways to Make Chicken Parmesan

Crispy, saucy and covered in a glorious blanket of melted cheese, chicken parmesan is utterly satisfying. After mastering the classic version, try …

Get your car to tell you what's wrong with a $50 dongle

We imagine that the blind terror that we experience when visiting an auto shop is the same when a car mechanic visits Best Buy. After all, to us, that check engine light represents a multitude of problems that send most of us into a panic. That's the issue that Fixd is hoping to eliminate, thanks …

6 Light-Yet-Satisfying Summer Soups

<b>1. Creamy Zucchini, Walnut and Dill Soup</b><p>This silky puréed soup is surprisingly healthy -- there's no heavy cream or dairy in it, just a handful of toasted walnuts to thicken it up. Serve it warm or cold, depending on the weather and your mood. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Chilled Roasted Red Pepper Soup</b><p>This …

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