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10 Essential Sauces You'll Want to Double for Meal Prep — Recipes from The Kitchn

When you're meal prepping this weekend, squeeze a little time in between roasting vegetables and shredding chicken to make a sauce. I only recently …

Recipes

These Are the Best Homemade Granola Bars I’ve Ever Had

Food director Carla Lalli Music shares why she really loves these granola bars in her weekly newsletter.<p><i>Every Wednesday night,</i> Bon Appétit <i>food director Carla Lalli Music takes over our newsletter with a sleeper-hit recipe from the Test Kitchen vault. It gets better: If you sign up for our</i> …

Granola

What if porn, but for women

A new grant program will award stipends ranging from $500 to $10,000 to female pornographers<p>Porn has long been seen as the exclusive domain of men — at least when it comes to who’s making it and consuming it. Whether it’s because women are assumed to be less horny and visual-oriented, or just too …

Festivals

Make Creamy Garlic Pasta in 15 Minutes Tonight — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's Delicious Links column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Mac and Cheese

Give Your Brain a Boost

Many of us assume that, like crow’s feet and love handles, memory loss is inevitable as we get older. But recent research published in the journal …

Alzheimer's Disease

The Best Vegan & Vegetarian Recipes for Meal Prepping — Recipes from The Kitchn

Regardless of your diet, meal prepping is the easiest way to get ahead on your breakfasts, lunches, and dinners for the week. For vegans and …

Healthy Eating

George W. Bush Disses Donald Trump In Eulogy At John McCain’s Funeral – Watch

Former president George W. Bush paid tribute to John McCain with a eulogy that also dissed Donald Trump’s controversial border policies. Watch his …

Donald Trump

How to Make No-Bake Energy Balls - Chowhound

Hiking can be as casual or as strenuous as you like, but whether you’re doing a 3-mile loop around a relatively flat lake or a 12-mile uphill …

Breakfast

Are Dates Good For You? Here's What You Should Know.

Four of these babies clock in at 268 calories and 67 grams of sugar. That's not nothing.<p>Look up just about any healthy dessert these days, and you’ll find recipes teeming with dates. The uber-sweet and sticky fruit has found itself in brownies, cookies, granola bars, caramels, ice creams, puddings …

Nutrition

Quit Your Job: 5 Countries Where You Can Live For Under $1,500 A Month

More Americans than ever are quitting their jobs and moving abroad or retiring overseas — 8.7 million, to be exact, according to State Department figures. And one of the biggest driving factors is the lower cost of living in other countries.<p>The editors at International Living recently came out with …

Costa Rica

David and Goliath

• <b>Author:</b> Malcolm Gladwell<p>Malcolm Gladwell, the #1 bestselling author of <i>The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers,</i> and <i>What the Dog Saw,</i> offers his most provocative---and dazzling---book yet.<p>Three thousand years ago on a battlefield in ancient Palestine, a shepherd boy felled a mighty warrior with nothing …

Avocado Egg Salad

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i> Leave a review »<p><b>Yield:</b> 2 servings<p><b>Total Time:</b><p>25 minutes<p><b>Prep Time:</b><p>5 minutes<p><b>Cook Time:</b><p>20 minutes<p>This avocado egg salad is a …

Exercises and Yoga For a Stiff Back: Asanas You Can Do at Home

Back pain can kill your productivity and render you weak and jobless.<p>A stiff back restricts proper motion, lowers your sleep quality and overall …

The One Smoothie That Gets Rid Of Back And Stomach Fat, According To A Dietitian

When combined with a consistent exercise routine, incorporating more fruits and vegetables into your diet is a great way to kickstart fat loss. In …

Sex at Dawn

• <b>Author:</b> Christopher Ryan & Cacilda Jethá<p>“Sex at Dawn challenges conventional wisdom about sex in a big way. By examining the prehistoric origins of human sexual behavior the authors are able to expose the fallacies and weaknesses of standard theories proposed by most experts. This is a provocative, …

Tomato Toast is the New Avocado, and We Can't Get Enough

Nine mouthwatering recipes you won't want to miss out on.<p>Not that we're trying to jinx it, but it seems like the avocado toast craze is finally …

Breakfast

The Autoimmune Fix

• <b>Author:</b> Tom O'Bryan<p><b>Do you have crud in the blood?</b><p>Millions of people suffer from autoimmunity whether they know it or not. The root cause of most weight gain, brain and mood problems, and fatigue, autoimmunity can take years—or even decades—for symptoms and a clear diagnosis to arise. Through years …

Manifest Now

• <b>Author:</b> Idil Ahmed<p>Manifest Now provides a step-by-step guide with tools, techniques, and proven strategies to raise your frequency and create the reality you want. This book is designed to guide you through the mental, physical, and spiritual aspects of manifesting and creating all that your heart …

US mends ties with allies, prepares for trade war with China

Gathering strength for a brutal trade war with China, the United States appears to be trying to patch things up with its friends.<p>U.S. and Mexican negotiators are meeting in Washington Thursday and Friday to work on a rewrite of the North American Free Trade Agreement — an effort that looked …

3 Surprising Ways to Use Leftover Pickle Juice

You'll never throw away that old pickle jar again.<p>Whether they’re homemade or store bought, pickles are not only a terrific summer staple, but …

The fall of the Maya civilization was bloody and worsened by a 200-year drought

During the fall of the Maya civilization over 1,000 years ago, kings were killed in public, captives were taken hostage, and in one notably violent …

Dominica is still recovering from Hurricane Maria (but you can help)

Nature Island hopes ecotourism will finally help it get back on track.<p>Like Puerto Rico, the independent island nation of Dominica was hit especially …

Your 7 chakras, explained—plus how to tell if they’re blocked

Odds are, if you’ve attended a yoga class, group meditation, or indulged in an hourlong reiki session, your instructor or practitioner most likely …

Meet the $27 pen that lets you draw physical objects in midair

Whether or not you have a single artistic bone in your body, we guarantee that you will have an absolute blast with the Canbor 3D Printing Pen. This …

Smoothies That Won't Leave You Hungry Before Lunch

When you're rushing to make it out the door on time in the morning, you don't have to skip the most important meal of the day if you take a few minutes to blend up a smoothie. These 18 recipes are perfect for on-the-go breakfasts, and the best part is they won't leave your stomach growling before …

Healthy Eating

9 summer recipes you can make in your Instant Pot

Lifestyle<p>You shouldn’t pack the appliance away until winter — these quick and tasty recipes are a great addition to a summer menu.<p>The Instant Pot is a perennial fan favorite and Amazon Prime Day sellout. 300,000 units were reportedly sold this year, selling out in 19 hours, which included a …

Comfort Food

The Best Lemon Vinaigrette Recipe

"This is one of my favorite salad dressings. It works for a simple salad or with crispy Parmesan chicken with a cool salad on top."<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup …

Three hacks to help your brain learn stuff faster

Getting to know your basal ganglia can help you waste less time cramming (and forgetting what you’ve learned later on).<p>Trying to learn some new skills and improve your current ones? Join the club. Unfortunately, many of us find the learning process slow, tedious, and painful. But the good news is …

5 Ways To Make Egg Salad Without Mayo

Although we love the flavor of thick, creamy egg salad (made with full-fat mayonnaise) just like Grandma's recipe, there are some occasions where you …

12 Simple Bathroom Ideas That Are So Fresh and So Clean

One doesn't need a sprawling bathroom with ornate fixtures and marble everything to have a beautiful and functional space. In fact, sometimes, the …

Los Angeles