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20 Summer Veggie Noodle Recipes That Will Inspire You to Cook

Summer is for lightened-up meals full of fresh produce, like these veggie noodle dishes. Unlike Summer pastas, these low-carb recipes won't leave you feeling weighed down, but they'll satisfy your pasta cravings and fill you up. For a break from your go-to Summer squash and zucchini recipes, try …

Recipes

Best foods to reboot your body

Chocolate ice cream and deep-dish pizza may be more appealing than kale and almonds, but we usually feel bloated and sluggish after eating fatty, greasy foods.<p>What about foods that are both yummy and make us feel happier and more energetic?<p>In an interview in the blog Well + Good, Siggi Hilmarsson, …

30 mouthwatering foods everyone should try in South Korea

Korean food is special, as it's closely connected to the country's culture and history. It is also extremely bold in flavor. In fact, Anthony Bourdain, host of CNN's "Parts Unknown," loves Korean cuisine. He told AdWeek's Lisa Granatstein, "It's so delicious and exciting. [It's] what the cool kids …

40 Best and Worst Pasta Sauces

Even though research done in Italy has shown that eating pasta isn’t associated with a higher BMI, something tells us most Italians aren’t eating at …

10 Genius (And Delicious) Ways To Use Your Spiralizer

Zoodles are having quite a year. The low-carb take on spaghetti has taken wholesome kitchens—not to mention Instagram—by storm, with camera-ready zucchini noodles replacing pasta as a healthier alternative. And you can thank the spiralizer for their superstar status. You know, that go-to gadget …

Healthy Eating

Fast food secret sauces: secret no more!

Getty Images<p>Get ready for a story not even WikiLeaks could crack. Or maybe they just didn't want to waste their time. A lot of fast food places boast …

10 Foods You Should Eat This Summer If You Want to Lose Weight

The sun is shining, birds are chirping, and thanks to the warm weather, your social life has probably gotten a boost. Between weekend barbecues and margarita-filled happy hours, summer is a delicious time to be alive. But if you're trying to lose weight, it can feel like you either need to become a …

9 Cheap Foods Nutritionists Swear By

Health<p>Cheap Foods Nutritionists Swear By<p>By Carson Quinn Published On 07/20/2016<p>By Carson Quinn Published On 07/20/2016<p>With the absurdity of a 16oz …

7 Avocado Toasts in L.A. You Should Eat Right Now Los Angeles Magazine

Avocado toast is way past the point of being just another food trend, and we’ve embraced its status as a mainstay menu item all across L.A. Sure, …

From Weight Loss to Better Digestion, There's Not Much Golden Milk Can't Do

The latest buzzworthy trend in healthy drinks has to be golden milk. Despite its surge in popularity, Haldi Doodh (translation: turmeric milk) has …

How to cook the perfect vegetarian haggis

British food and drink,Vegetarian food and drink,Burns Night,Food & drink,Life and style<p>Is a veggie version of an offal dish an abomination – or infinitely preferable to the real thing? And if you don’t like haggis, which other Scottish specialities will you be serving up on Burns Night?<p>Haggis, …

7 Vegan "Bacons" You Can Make at Home

Many believe that necessity is the mother of invention—and take this to be the explanation for the wide range of extremely creative and resourceful vegan foods.<p>With no dairy or eggs to work with, vegans get crafty with what's available, turning bananas into ice cream, cashews into cheese (and …

5 Ways to Upgrade Junk Food

You can do better than the store-bought kind.<p>This National Junk Food Day, try homemade versions of your favorite indulgences. From french fries to …

9 Must-Try Meatless Meals That Aren't Pasta

You don't have to be a vegetarian to enjoy a mouthwatering meatless meal. From Falafel to Cauliflower Steaks, these recipes will have even the most staunch carnivores asking for seconds.<p>You don't have to be a vegetarian to enjoy a vegetarian meal. From Falafel to Pesto Pizza to Cauliflower Steaks, …

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28 Things You Can Make in a Dorm Room That Aren't Ramen

Dorm room and ramen are basically synonymous, but rest assured there are other meals that are dorm- and budget-approved. If you're heading back to school this year and are aiming to maintain <i>somewhat</i> appropriate eating habits when you're not at the dining hall, these easy recipes have your back. …

15 Fruity, Refreshing Summer Desserts That Remind Us of Cocktails

One of our favorite parts of summer is the outdoor parties — good weather, good company, good food, and great desserts. There’s nothing that compares …

Dessert

5 Strategies To Declutter Your Home For A Happier Life

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

11 Cakes that Only Need One Bowl

We love a layer cake as much as the next person, but sometimes you want cake and you want it <i>now</i>. There's no time for messes, multiple bowls, and oodles of dirty spatulas. It needs to be ingredients, mix, pour, bake, and done. That's it—no fuss or hassle, just smiles (and more time to make …

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Why Fermentation is Not Just a Passing Trend (& 3 Recipes to Get You Started)

When I mention “<i>fermentatsiya</i>” to my mother and aunties in Ukraine, they giggle: “What’s this hipster word you choose to call our ‘<i>kvashennia</i>’?” Their raised eyebrows say it all.<p>I explain that fermentation (I insist on using the scientific/hipster word) is on-trend for various reasons. “Clean …

Spices

5 Simple Sunburn Hacks to Help Ease the Pain

So you stayed out in the sun a little too long, forgot to wear sunblock — and now you’re completely sunburnt. We get it. It happens. Sure, there are tons of ways to protect yourself (and some not-so-obvious sun protection methods as well). But sometimes we make mistakes, and before we know it, we …

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How To: Send Your Kids Back to School with These DIY Fruit Roll-Ups

As a child, you probably spent some time trailing an adult at the grocery store. You lovingly eyed the aisle with brightly colored fruit snacks, …

Who Cares About Sharing? This Charcuterie Feast Is for ONE!

Okay, okay — it would be a bit extravagant to to pull this out of your cool-bag at lunchtime and start chomping down while your colleagues are making do with their boring old sandwiches. But a little part of you wants to, doesn’t it? Especially if you’re already starting off with one of these lunch …

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Summer Slow-Cooker Recipes So You Don't Have to Turn on the Stove

<b>Slow cooking might seem synonymous with cold-weather comfort food, but don’t retire your Crock-Pot just yet! It also turns out delicious summer fare and spares you from having to turn on the stove or oven. We’re talking make-ahead ribs, tacos, pulled chicken, stuffed peppers, and more -- perfect</b> …

9 Fun Tutorials to Make Your Own Eco-Friendly Jewellery

Making your own jewellery is an fun-filled task that allows you to own a unique piece of jewellery that you will definitely not find anywhere else. …

Paper Punch Luminaries

Punch and fold a sheet of paper -- that's all it takes! A set of these decorative boxes will light the way to any party.

Make Your Own DIY Bladeless Fan With a Few Simple Supplies

No need to shell out for that Dyson.<p>Bladeless fans can be a cool little conversation piece and maybe even avert an injury or two if you've got some kids around who like sticking their fingers into things. But the famous Dyson variety can cost as much as $400. So why bother with that when you can …

How to create a magical miniature garden that will add a touch of coziness to any home

A terrarium is a miniature garden grown inside a covered glass or plastic container. It is extremely easy to take care of and is an ideal choice for …

Miniature

How to Make a Knife | Knife Making Step by Step | Knife Project

Print<p>Print<p>A folding pocketknife or fixed blade is handy to have around the house or in the field. I recently tried my hand at making my own knife …

16 Boozy Shakes and Sundaes to Celebrate National Ice Cream Day

National Ice Cream Day tends to take an alcoholic turn once you reach adulthood. You were first introduced to boozy ice cream by way of wine ice cream recipes and have been experimenting with making your own brown sugar bourbon ice cream ever since. That means it’s time to take things up a notch …

Ice Cream

12 Clever Hacks to Help You Beat the Summer Heat

When temperatures really rise, summer fun can start to fizzle, especially indoors. It's a good thing that great minds have figured out ways to help …