Colleen Spinner

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How to Lose 30 Pounds in 9 Weeks With No Diet Pills

If you want to lose a significant amount of weight, you need a specialized plan of attack. Weight loss requires creating a calorie deficit, or …

The 8 Best Finds Kitchn Staffers Recently Bought on Amazon

A few months ago, we polled Kitchn staffers to see what they had bought recently on Amazon and what they loved about their purchases. Since then, our …

These 3 books are the best ever written on self-control and willpower

Out of all the skills in life, I believe willpower and self-control are the most important. Without these two, skill mastery becomes nearly impossible. With these two, you have the foundation to become an expert at anything.<p>Although self-control and willpower are often used synonymously, there is a …

Self Control

Beat the heatwave – these 5 houseplants will actually keep your home cool

In the long run they're inexpensive and environmentally-friendly too!<p><b>Sometimes it feels like no amount of cooling fans or wide open windows will make a hot and stuffy house cooler. But did you know there is actually an i</b><b>nexpensive and environmentally-friendly way to help keep your home cool during</b> …

Recipe: Spaghetti Aglio e Olio — Recipes from The Kitchn

There are certain dishes that just aren't worth messing with — and spaghetti aglio e olio is one of them. As with all of the best Italian recipes, …

The 1-Ingredient Trick for the Easiest French Toast

I pretty much learned how to cook by trying to make the things I love to eat, which means I've been making pancakes, scrambled eggs, and French toast …

The 10 Best Meatless Pasta Recipes You Need to Know

Whether you're vegetarian or just searching for more dinner options that are meatless, pasta is always a great answer. Since it's really a blank …

Cooking

7 Agonizing 2-minute Workouts That’ll Torch Every Muscle in Your Body

You can’t step foot in a gym these days without hearing rabid talk about the VersaClimber. Thanks to the excruciating full-body workout it provides, …

Climbing

Bill Gates says he's 'obsessed' with this new website — here's why

Bill Gates is well known for sharing his favorite books, but now the billionaire philanthropist has revealed his latest obsession is a website, one …

24 Easy and Healthy Prep-Ahead Breakfasts to Fuel Your Day

Even if you love breakfast foods, it can be hard to properly eat a hearty meal as you get ready for a busy morning. You're probably used to throwing away your hard-earned cash on protein bars or skipping breakfast altogether, since prepping morning meals can seem like an intimidating task. Luckily, …

Recipes

How to Build a One-Skillet Meal Like It's Your Job

Fewer dishes, fewer problems, and fewer things to complain about. Sounds good to us.

Recipes

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

Italian Food

One-Pot Cheesy Taco Pasta Is Ready in 30 Minutes

You can quench a taco craving with fish tacos, chicken tacos, cauliflower tacos, or breakfast tacos, but a ground beef taco is the quintessential …

The Minimalist Nail Trend You'll Want To Wear All Summer

Everyone is going bare in L.A., but it's not what you think. We're not talking about topless beach protests or Carrie Bradshaw's infamous Brazilian …

This Could Be the Answer to Never Running Out of Money

Find out the savings solution half of all workers want to know more about.<p>The biggest challenge retirees face when they set aside money for later in …

4 Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast Smoothie Recipes You Should Make This Week For A Flat Stomach

We love making smoothies! They’re a great way to get protein, fiber and anti-inflammatory benefits in one pretty glass – all things you want to keep …

The Best Salmon Toppings You Haven’t Tried Yet

Are you bored with your same-old, basic salmon recipes? Try one of these easy, healthy ways to add serious flavor to your fish dinners fast. For each …

10 Slow Cooker Recipes Your Kids Will Love

And that everyone else around the table will love, too.

16 book recommendations for when you have absolutely no clue what you want to read

There's a funny thing that happens when you tell someone you write about books. Almost always, they immediately ask, "Do you have any book …

The 10 Best Stocks to Invest In for No-Doubt Dividends

The legendary George Soros reportedly would reshuffle his portfolio whenever he would get back spasms. Whether it was his subconscious mind’s way of …

15 Reasons Everyone Should Have Epsom Salts at Home

Epsom salts are most commonly used for helping ease aches and pains after a long workout session or an illness. But there are far more uses for Epsom salts than you ever imagined. The mineral compound of magnesium and sulfate originates from Epsom in Surrey, and looks like regular table salt, but …

This Slow Cooker Garlic Mushroom Recipe Is an Easy Win

I am a strong believer in the power of mushrooms. It's one of those things, I think, that goes with just about any meal. Making chicken tonight? …

22 Healthy Snacks That Are (Almost) Too Good To Be True

Snacking doesn't typically count as an actual meal, but if it did, it would be our favorite meal of the day. We love munching between breakfast, …

Fried Green Tomatoes

9x13 Chicken Recipes So Delicious You’ll Make Them Again and Again

Crowd-pleasing chicken recipes you can rely on—every time.<p>The best thing about a chicken casserole—other than its gloriously creamy and cheesy …

Cooking

Creamy Slow Cooker Chicken Will Have You Dreaming of France

Mustard is one of those condiments that can add a lot of easy flavor to your cooking. And two kinds of mustard (grainy and smooth)? Now you're …

Exxon's Dividend Can Save Your Retirement

What if I told you there is a dividend champion out there today that has a 4% dividend yield, 36 years of consecutive dividend increases, and a 5 …

Investing

7 Easy Dinners Fit for a Crowd From Half Baked Harvest

Cooking for the family or your group of friends can be a numbers game. When end-of-the-day hunger and your bank account are on the line, there is no …

These 10 Breakfasts Are Faster than the Drive-Thru Window

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>Mornings can feel like a constant rush to get out the door and get everyone to school or work, so it's no wonder it can …

Chocolate Hummus Is Better Than Cookie Dough—Here’s How to Make it at Home

Not going to lie, when I first heard chocolate hummus was a new thing, I couldn't decide whether it was genius or downright weird. Now that I've made …

If You Sit at a Desk All Day, You Need These 6 Yoga Poses in Your Life

It's no secret that yoga is teeming with benefits—from the mental to the physical. In case you needed another reason to begin this wellness practice, …

Self-improvement