Dara Hanrahan

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5 Fruits and Veggies You've Been Eating Wrong

Prepare to have your mind blown.<p>If you're anything like us, you would eat a lot more beets, pomegranates, and kiwis if you could just figure out an easy way to prep them. Luckily, some of our favorite food blogs have come up with pretty ingenious ways to simplify the process. Take a look, then try …

Parmesan-Crusted Chicken with Lemon Butter from Alex Hitz

It's a delicious riff on a classic dish that can be whipped up in no time flat. Just remember three basic steps. Alex Hitz shares this delicious chicken recipe.<p>To me, there's really nothing better than sautéed chicken in a pan sauce. Done right, it can make a merely capable cook look like a …

Recipes

7 Beyond-Easy Chicken Recipes

Seriously—the longest one tops out at 30 minutes

Lauren Conrad's Mint White Hot Cocoa Recipe

*Lauren Conrad regularly writes about home, food, and entertaining on her website, LaurenConrad.com. Look out for her guest posts here on Toast, where she'll be sharing her clever ideas and fabulous finds with us.*Hello, Glamour! I'm so excited to share some of my recipes and tips with you here on …

5 Meals That Make You Feel Amazing

5 meals that'll soothe your mind and body<p>When I was younger, I relied on chocolate and sugar to give me boosts throughout the day. Sure, I had some dips in my energy level, but I didn't see a huge downside.<p>Then I started eating more vegetables, protein, and whole grains, and a lot less sweet stuff. …

7 OMG Squash Recipes

If you like squash now, you’ll love it even more after you try these seriously tasty dishes<p>If roasted squash soup or butternut squash ravioli with sage brown butter doesn’t take you to your autumn happy place, well, then, you must not like fall. For everyone else, you’ll love treating your taste …

9 Amazing Pumpkin Recipes

Craving all pumpkin, all the time right about now? Then you’ll want to try every single one of these tasty dishes

Revealed! The Recipe for Peanut Butter, Chocolate, and Caramel Cookies From How I Met Your Mother

Now that the Mother has been introduced in <i>How I Met Your Mother</i>, it somehow seems only appropriate that she knows how to make cookies. Good ones too—peanut butter, chocolate, and caramel—that she fed to Lily to get her to calm down. Oh, yum.<p><i>People</i> managed to find the recipe for the delectable …

5 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism All Day Long

Speed up your metabolism to lose weight now<p>Speed Up Your Metabolism<p>Here's a secret: slaving away inside your body—right this minute—is your very own personal trainer working tirelessly to help you burn calories and shed fat. It's called your metabolism, and it's the sum of everything your body …

30 Low-Calorie Snacks You’ll Wish You Thought Of Sooner

Mind = blown.<p>Getting through a day without a snack is like getting through a day without checking your phone—impossible and boring AF. That's why you need an arsenal of snacks to grab when you need a fix—go-to mini meals that will satisfy your cravings, keep you full, and clock in at 200 calories …

4 Guy-Grooming Tips

Writer Morgan Lynch found that even a product-phobic guy can embrace gender-neutral beauty loot.<p>I am not into "product." But I'm not your average bum, either. When it comes to my basic grooming philosophy, I fall somewhere between a GQ model and Jack Black. I think I speak for most guys when I say …

Delicious and Low-Calorie Summer Wraps

These lettuce cups come stuffed with chicken and peaches—the perfect wrap for any picnic or pot luck<p>Fresh, light, and zingy, this dish offers a huge flavor punch with minimal calories.<p>In a bowl, whisk 2 tablespoons lime juice, 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, and 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika. Season with …

Insanely Good: Guilt-Free Sweet Potato Fries

A recipe for the best sweet potato fries you will ever make in your oven<p>Nothing sparks a craving for comfort food like a natural disaster, and while I was lucky enough to have a working gas range while the power was knocked out, I couldn’t make the thing I really wanted: sweet potato fries.I’ll …