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Apricot and almond polenta muffin recipe

Claire Ptak, owner of the Hackney-based Violet bakery, tells us how to make these delicious fruit and nut treats<p>The almond-polenta muffin started life as an upside-down cake. I wanted to make a rich, almondy cake that was both crumbly and moist. The polenta gives that crumbly crunch, while the …

Best ever chocolate-chip cookies recipe

Claire Ptak's recipe is simple to follow - but makes the perfect crispy yet gooey cookies<p>Somewhere between crisp and gooey, and made with plenty of dark chocolate and just enough salt to bring out the flavour, for me this is the perfect chocolate-chip cookie. Nearly everyone has their own recipe …

Skillet Chicken and Rice with Peppers and Onions Recipe

<b>Note:</b> You can also use chicken legs or a combination of chicken parts for this recipe. And if you have it on hand, sliced avocado would go wonderfully with this dish. Just make sure to add a generous squeeze of the limes.<p><b>Read more: Skillet Suppers: Southwestern Chicken and Rice with Peppers and</b> …

One-Pot Wonders: Lemon Chicken and Rice With Kale

When trying to gauge how this recipe would be received, I found that the immediate response to, "What do you think of chicken and rice with kale" was, "Oh that sounds great." When I clarified that the kale would be mixed with the rice, the unanimous response was, "Oh. Hmm," coupled with a dubious …

Sweet & Spicy Almonds (or Mixed Nuts)

<i>These Sweet and Spicy Almonds (or mixed nuts) are lightly sweetened, with just the right amount of spice. They make a great party appetizer or</i> …

Quinoa-Black Bean Chili Recipe

<b>Serves 4</b><p>Ingredients<p>2 1/2 Tbsp. olive oil<br>• 1 chopped onion<br>• 1/2 tsp. salt, plus more to taste<br>• 2 minced garlic cloves<br>• 1 diced red bell pepper<br>• 1 Tbsp. chili …

The Pushup that Blasts Your Core

A regular pushup works your core. A reverse pushup will work it so hard your abs will want to form a labor union.<p>How does it work? You lower your body down into a pushup, but instead of pressing up, you bend you knees and press your body backward, almost scraping the floor with your nose. Then you …

5 Exercises to Work Your Abs to Exhaustion

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The Ultimate Total-Body Move

Strengthen your core—and just about every other muscle—with the half Turkish getup<p>The half Turkish getup might fall into the category of "core exercise," but it's far from an isolation move. "It works everything—your shoulders, hips, back, core, arms, and so many other muscles you never even think …

Our Best Finger-Lickin' Chicken Wing Recipes

From bourbon-glazed to Korean-style, these chicken wing recipes—including our very best Buffalo wings—will satisfy your every gnawing desire.<p>We're making wings for the Super Bowl this year, and so are you. Because a Super Bowl party without wings is like a birthday party without a cake: it still …

Cooking

Black Bean Mushroom Burgers

1. In a large skillet, heat canola oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook until golden, about 3 to 4 minutes. Stir in mushrooms, garlic, cumin …

11 Healthy Homemade Protein Bar Recipes

Holy grocery bills — those store-bought protein bars sure aren’t cheap! While a protein bar can be a convenient way to fuel up before or after a …

Dessert

Protein Frosty Shake Recipe

This delicious shake is a dairy-free, gluten-free and soy-free version of a Frosty — yes, the one we all enjoyed as kids — fortified with protein …

Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Shake Recipe

Chocolate and peanut butter — a match made in smoothie heaven? We think so. This cold, creamy treat is so delicious, you’ll forget that it’s actually …

Black Forest Protein Shake Recipe

German Black Forest cake is a luscious, chocolate cake covered in whipped cream, cherries and kirschwasser (a brandy distilled from the fermented …

Healthy eating, Healthy food and Healthy meals

The Ultimate Anti-Hangover Green Smoothie

Did you celebrate a bit too much during the holidays? It might be a good idea to give your digestive system a little rest and help your body to …

Digestion

No-Bake Protein Bars

<i>These No-Bake Protein Bars are a homemade version of your favorite store-bought peanut butter protein bar, without all the crazy ingredients. They’re</i> …

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