Erica Frederick

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7 steps to take today if you want to buy a home this year

Buying a home and obtaining a mortgage are no easy tasks. You need to have your finances in good order if you hope to get approved for a loan to buy a home.<p>If you want to buy a house in 2016, here are several New Year's resolutions to follow through on that can help make you a better homebuyer.<p><i>See:</i> …

10 Healthy Breakfast Recipes

Start your morning off right with these 10 healthy breakfast ideas!<p>Breakfast Burritos<p>Craving Mexican food but not the fat and calories that accompany your favorite dish? These breakfast burritos are the perfect alternative. Use egg whites instead of regular eggs to cut back on fat and cholesterol …

60 Fall Recipes We're Looking Forward to Making

All the fall recipes we're looking forward to cooking now that summer is (nearly) over.<p><b>Oh no ... it's actually happening.</b> The end of summer is fast approaching, and we're gearing up for shorter days, longer nights, cooler temperatures, colorful leaves, sweatshirts, and football. Not only is the …

Cooking

30 Super-Easy Healthy Dinners That'll Help You Lose Weight

You'll be counting down the minutes 'til you can make these healthy dinner recipes!<p>When you get home after a long day at work, it can be so tempting to grab takeout or heat up a frozen meal instead of making dinner completely from scratch. After all, you might feel like you don’t have time (or the …

Healthy Eating

24 Hours in Asheville, NC with Macon York

As a born and bred southern gal, Macon York couldn’t help but eventually set her roots back down on southern soil. Macon grew up on the Georgia coast …

Best of Atlanta 2014 Food & Drink

Four of the best pizza slices in the city, from Varasano’s, Don Antonio, Antico, and Varuni Napoli.<p>Get the details on two of Atlanta’s best doughnut …

8 Irresistible Summer Salads

When you think <i>salad</i>, the word irresistible doesn't usually come to mind. But these summer salads are so flavorful and enticing, you'll find yourself reaching for seconds.<p><b>1. Caprese Salad with Balsamic Glaze</b><p>What's better than sliced fresh mozzarella, sweet vine-ripened tomatoes and fresh basil in …

Dinner Ideas for Two

Six healthy dinner recipes that are perfect for any pair

Go Big: 39 Cocktails That Scale

Here are 43 ideas for cocktails with just a few ingredients so you can scale them as big and boozy as you want.<p><b>Have you ever wanted to be the host or hostess with the most(est)</b>? Or perhaps the very best guest? Those honors usually come with one thing: booze, and lots of it. Instead of going with a …

North Carolina

15 Warm Salads to Make When It's Too Cold for Salad

Swap your cold greens for one of these warm, hearty salads you'll want to eat on even the coldest days.<p><b>Just because it's winter doesn't mean we're not still craving salads</b>—we're just not all that interested in eating them cold. So we turn to warm roasted veggies, cooked grains, pan-grilled meats, …

Cooking

11 Savory and Sweet Breakfast for Dinner Ideas

Breakfast for dinner will always have a special place in our hearts. From a coffee cocktail to cheesy eggs, this is our dream menu.<p><b>Sometimes, all we really want for dinner is…breakfast.</b> Here's our dream Breakfast-for-Dinner menu, from a spiked coffee cocktail to the perfect scrambled eggs.

30 Great Kitchen Design Ideas

Fabulous ideas for any kitchen.<p>If you're ready to design a kitchen but don't know where to start, we've got just the thing to help. From the simple to the sublime, our collection of 30 fabulous kitchen ideas — gathered from some of the nation's best designers — is sure to inspire. Plus: 60 …

Kitchens

10 Most Popular Recipes of 2014

It seemed like 2014 was all about Cronuts and other crazy hybrid foods. But when you look at the recipes people searched for the most, it was …

The 9 Best Soups for Weight Loss

Because science says it’s great for dropping pounds

Healthy Eating

Gift Guide 2017

Lightweight and virtually unbreakable, melamine can be super convenient for outdoor entertaining or big parties. Unfortunately, it's not always super attractive. That's why we're so in love with these plates, which <i>look</i> like hand-painted ceramic, with the weight and heft of, well, plastic.<p>Pretty …

Crispy Green Bean Fries

It's 3 p.m. You're well aware that you should be reaching for something virtuous to snack on.<p>Luckily, we've figured out how to make vegetables more alluring when hunger strikes.<p>These oven-baked green beans are the answer.<p>They're easy, satisfying and not at all bad for you.<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>1 pound fresh …

The Top 28 Best Healthy Snacks

Nibble away with these healthy snacks that all clock in at 100 calories or less.<p>Computer screens, dogs, your paycheck: Some things should only come in size XL. But at snack time, smaller really can be better—even if your appetite feels super-sized. It's just a matter of figuring out exactly the …

Healthy Eating

Perfect Roast Tenderloin of Beef with Horseradish Sauce

Serve this succulent dish — enhanced by a creamy sauce with just a bit of tang — for seated dinners or festive buffets.<p><i>Yield: 10 to 12 servings</i><p><b>For the Roast Tenderloin</b><p>Ingredients<p>1 6- to 8-pound beef tenderloin, trimmed<p>2 teaspoons salt<p>1 teaspoon ground black pepper<p>2 tablespoons dried thyme<p>1 stick (8 …

Recipes

5 Tips for How to Make Healthy, Low-Calorie Quesadillas at Home

Each month your favorite dishes get a healthy and delectable do-over with tips from Keri Glassman, R.D.<p>Quesadillas are absolutely scrumptious... but typically not the best for your waistline if you're trying to watch your weight. The good news is that Keri Glassman, R.D., of NutritiousLife.com and …