Christy Aviles

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Overnight Slow-Cooker Egg Bake

Deliciously cheesy and loaded with flavor, this slow cooker strata egg bake is the perfect thing to wake up to in the morning! MORE+ LESS-<p>By Daring …

21 Five-Ingredient Crock Pot Recipes

Using a slow cooker isn't as much of a short cut when the recipe calls for sixteen ingredients you don't have.

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8 Chicken Dinners That Are Anything but Boring

Never eat a boring chicken dinner again.<p><b>1. Thai Minced Chicken Lettuce Cups</b><p>If you like Thai food, you'll love these minced chicken lettuce cups boldly flavored with fresh ginger, lime, chili pepper, fish sauce and brown sugar. The recipe is easy to make with ingredients found at your regular …

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43 Essential Kitchen Secrets

These helpful tips and tricks will save you time and money.<p>These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money.

15 Damaging Myths About Life We Should All Stop Believing

When you're grappling with a problem or lacking clarity, learn to lean into your soul and trust the wisdom it provides to you -- often in the form of a gut feeling, serendipitous sign or a spontaneous "aha!" moment.<p><b>1. There is a single definition of success.</b><p>And it involves an established career, …

13 Dry Shampoos to Keep Your Blowout Fresh for Days

From lengthening your dye job to adding volume and texture to achieve the perfect bombshell ‘do, dry shampoos and hair powders have been our go-to product because they help us rock salon-worthy tresses all week long. What’s not to love about a magical product that takes dirty hair and transforms it …

How Successful People Quash Stress

We all know that living under stressful conditions has serious physical and emotional consequences. So why do we have so much trouble taking action to reduce our stress levels and improve our lives? Researchers at Yale University have the answer. They found that intense stress actually reduces the …

The Best Thing To Ever Happen To Mornings: Breakfast Nachos

Just let this happen.<p>Put an egg on absolutely anything and call it breakfast. That means putting an egg on top of this melty mixture of warm corn …

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The Highlighter Supermodels Swear By

Their secret to such glowy, radiant skin<p><i>This article was written by Phillip Picardi and repurposed with permission from Refinery29.</i><p>About three years ago, celebrity makeup artist Katey Denno told me that I "absolutely needed" this little highlighter pot. "Nine times out of 10, when a beauty editor …

8 Ways to Fake Thicker, Fuller Hair

It's the next best thing to being blessed genetically.<p>Let's face it: Gorgeous hair is luck of the draw. Because genes control the texture of your hair, there's only so much you can do—and for fine-haired women, that can be downright depressing. Although it's impossible to truly thicken each …

9 Ways to Use Vinegar for More Beautiful Skin and Hair

Even if you never cook, you'll definitely want to grab a bottle.<p>Contrary to popular belief, vinegar—apple cider vinegar, to be exact—may not help you lose weight. But it <i>can</i> help you step up your beauty routine. This multi-tasking ingredient can be used to prevent acne and make nail polish last …

5 Ways to Lose Weight Every Day

These are totally doable for anyone!<p><i>This article was written by Leta Shy and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Lorna Jane Clarkson, founder of the Australian activewear line Lorna Jane, has a confession: While she may seem like she lives the perfect healthy lifestyle, she struggles …

5 Hair Products Every Woman Should Own

With hair products, less is always more.

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How to Make Gravy Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Gravy is spectacularly easy, and -- spoiler alert! -- even make-ahead friendly. Here's how to make it happen.</i><p>…

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Asian Garlic Green Beans

• 1 pound green beans, trimmed<br>• 1 tablespoon olive oil<br>• 5 garlic cloves, minced<br>• 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes<br>• 2 pinches salt and pepper, to taste<br>• 1 1/2 teaspoons soy sauce<br>• 1 teaspoon ginger powder<p>Fill a large pot with water and bring to a boil. Add generous amount of salt and add green beans. Cook for about …

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How to Dry Brine a Turkey

The turkey is the star of a classic Thanksgiving table. And, like a real-life celebrity, turkey can be fussy, difficult, and a general drama queen. But when it's good, it's <i>really</i> good. From the fight for the drumsticks to the final snap of the wishbone, Turkey Day just isn't complete …

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Butter And Herb Roast Turkey

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday -- I slow-bake an 18-20 pound turkey at 325°F in my huge granite ware pan. The turkey is cooked with the steam that builds up in the pan, and then basted and finished on high heat to crisp and brown the skin. The meat is tender and juicy and very …

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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 …

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Stuff I Didn't Know About Adulthood Until I Got Here

Grownups get mad at kids for making messes, but nobody makes bigger messes than grownups.<p>Most things are complicated.<br>• Most people are complicated.<br>• Sooner or later, you have to learn to be assertive.<br>• You really only need a few good friends.<br>• The amount of thanks you gave your mother for cooking is …

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Our Favorite Burger Recipes from Classic to "Crunchified"

Juicy burgers—from beef, to turkey, to veggie—that you'll want to get on your grill right now.<p><b>Fire up that grill already</b>—it's practically begging for one of these juicy burgers to make that delightful sizzling noise.

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Small changes. Big results.<p>Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, …

Simple Salsa

8 cups tomatoes, peeled, chopped and drained<br>2 1/2 cups onions, chopped<br>1 1/2 cups green peppers<br>1 cup jalapeno pepper, chopped<br>6 garlic cloves, minced<br>2 …

The Queen Has Spoken

SPICY HONEY CHICKEN<p>***YOU CAN ADJUST SOME INGREDIENTS TO MEET YOUR OWN DIETARY NEEDS.<p>INGREDIENTS<br>- Skinless chicken breast<br>- 2 Tsp. coconut or olive …

Oven-Baked Mashed Potatoes

Creamy Oven- Baked Mashed Potatoes<p>I like to make these potatoes ahead of time and keep them in the refrigerator. Bring them to room temperature …

Classic Stuffing Recipe

1. In small pan, sauté onion and celery in butter over medium heat until tender. Remove from heat and set aside.<p>2. In a separate, larger skillet, …

The Queen Has Spoken

Crock Pot Sweet Garlic Chicken Recipe from Metabolic Cookbook: http://tiny.cc/FatBurnCookbook<p>Ingredients<br>4-6 chicken breasts<br>1 cup packed brown …

The Queen Has Spoken

Honey Mustard Chicken & Roasted Potatoes<p>Ingredients:<br>1 whole chicken, defrosted<br>1/3 cup grainy mustard<br>1/3 cup honey<br>1/3 cup olive oil<br>¼ cup butter, …

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My kids absolutely love shrimp so I decided to make this recipe I found on MyRecipes for their lunch this weekend. I let the shrimp marinate for 10 …