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These healthy, loaded sweet potato fries will definitely make you popular at any party

<i>At Well+Good, we’re constantly coming across genius recipes—whether it’s on Instagram, in soon-to-be published cookbooks, or directly from buzzy food</i> …

35 Creative Halloween Cookie Recipes to Make This Year

Halloween is all about creativity (Costumes! Decorations! Desserts!), and nowhere does that shine through more than in stylized and delectable cookies. Whether you’re in the mood for an ooey, gooey, sugary treat or a healthier alternative to Halloween candy, you can find it in the plethora of …

50 of the Best Summer Comfort Foods

More often than not, summer recipes mean no-cook meals, crunchy salads, and other dishes that deserve the label <i>refreshing</i>. That's all well and good, …

29 Delicious Grain Bowls That Make Dinner a No-Brainer PIN IT

We get it: At first, a "grain bowl" doesn't sound like the most exciting dinner option. But if you look beyond the image of tasteless "macrobiotic plates" featuring limp broccoli and undercooked rice, you'll see the possibilities are endless--and incredibly tasty.<p>To prove our point, we've rounded …

Crunchy Salad with Firecracker Chickpeas and Peanut sauce

Firecracker Chickpeas! Yes!Chickpeas tossed in spicy firecracker sauce and cooked to thicken the sauce. Served with a crunchy lettuce, carrot, red …

60 Vegan Summer Recipes for Barbecue, Grilling, Potlucks

Vegan Summer Recipes for Barbecue, Grill, Picnics. Grill-able Burgers, filling Salads, Drinks, desserts, July 4th cookout menu. Summer Produce …

21 Refreshing Recipes That'll Make You Love Salad

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How to Make Risotto Like a Chef (and Without a Recipe)

A perfectly cooked risotto and a poorly cooked risotto have almost nothing in common. It’s like comparing pizza from Naples with a frozen pizza bagel.<p>A <i>perfect</i> risotto is creamy and rich, yet it has an ethereal quality to it. It should be light, delicate, and just a touch decadent.<p>The way to cook …

The High-Intensity Workout That Will Erase Your Crappy Day

Kick ass, feel better, repeat.<p>On top of making you feel frustrated and angry, a crappy day drives your adrenaline and cortisol sky high. The fallout from these powerful chemicals can cause your energy to crash, your to brain shut down, and sugar cravings to kick in. <i>Gah</i>!<p>Though you can't always avoid …

How to Start a Successful Food Blog With WordPress

If you are an aspiring chef, passionate about healthy living or just love eating, you may have thought about writing...The post How to Start a …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>Today: These recipes are about to go bananas.<p>The author of this recipe tells why she goes absolutely bananas for breakfast (and throws a few slices …

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The 30-Day Burpee Challenge That Will Totally Kick Your Butt

Ah, the burpee. It’s one of the most dreaded exercise moves across the board, and yet every workout seems to incorporate a version of it (hello, even …

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, …

7 Cross-Training Exercises Every Runner Should be Doing

Training for a race is a great way for runners to set and reach new fitness goals. And while a steady increase in mileage is obviously one way to improve your time, many runners...

The Traditional Italian Dessert You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

<i>Introducing zuccotto: It's like tiramisu, in bowl-form.</i><p>Between 20 to 30 percent of what I learned in pastry school was guess work. And at the beginning, it was more like 60 percent. To be fair, I was in a foreign country, studying at the Florence University of the Arts in Florence, Italy. The chefs …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p><i>Today: End-of-summer treats for Saturday snacks and Sunday brunches.</i><p>For the perfect lazy Saturday morning treat, try a Nordic oven pancake slathered in …

11 Great Reasons To Eat Less Meat (Even If You're Not Ready To Go Vegan)

Whether you’re thinking of going vegan, vegetarian or just cutting down your meat intake, there are plenty of great reasons to reduce your …

The Lettuce Wrap Recipes Everyone’s Pinning Like Crazy

When the temps are high, frankly the only kind of recipe idea we’re interested in is one that’s light and refreshing (and can we also add: fast, easy …

14 Ridiculously Good Restaurant Dupes You Should Make for Dinner Tonight

Sometimes there’s a dish on the menu that’s so good you just can’t help but order it any chance you get. You tell yourself that you’re going to try something new tonight and be daring, but when the waitress comes around your stomach growls and you revert to your tried-and-true pick. What if you …

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53 Books You Won't Be Able To Put Down

What happens next? There's only one way to find out.<p><i>Some entries have been lightly edited for clarity and length.</i>

Books

How to Make an Amazing Buddha Bowl for Weight Loss

Buddha bowls, sometimes referred to as glory or hippie bowls, are hearty, filling dishes made of various greens, raw or roasted veggies, beans and a …

Yogurt Toast: It's a Thing, and You Should Get In On It

Forget the butter. Forget the bowl. What you really want to be eating is yogurt—on your toast.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the right foot.</i> …

50 Recipes Better than Going out to the 50 Best Restaurants

On Monday, The World's 50 Best Restaurants announced its picks for 2015. The list caused quite a kerfuffle. Allegations of the whole process being rigged and chock-full of biased, non-credible voters flew. Essentially, the list is bupkis.<p>Regardless of opinion, unless you're one of the fortunate few …

Genius Chickpeas and Spinach (Garbanzos con Espinacas) Recipe on Food52

• 200 grams (7 ounces) chickpeas, soaked overnight with a pinch of baking soda, or two 400-gram cans of chickpeas, rinsed<br>• 6 tablespoons olive oil<br>• 500 grams (18 ounces) spinach, washed<br>• 75 grams (3 ounces) white bread (about two 1/2-inch slices), crusts removed, cut into small cubes<br>• 3 cloves garlic, thinly …

The 15 Things You Shouldn't Miss in Knoxville, Tennessee

<i>Every week we'll be asking you to come with us to some of our favorite small towns and cities—and we'll show you the places, secret spots, and nooks we love.</i><p><i>You need a ride, baby?</i> is a phrase that would make me turn the other way, fast, in New York. But it's Knoxville, Tennessee, and this is the …

The 5 Moves You Need to Feel Like a New Person by the End of Summer

We've got your final round of programming for the #Gimme5Challenge!<p>Wow, what an exciting feeling to be starting the third and final month of the #Gimme5Challenge! Sixty days ago, my hope was for this strength-training challenge to show women that strength training is about so much more than …

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Summery Quinoa Salad with Strawberries, Avocado and Lime

<i>I have another UVA dietetic intern with me this week! Rachel dreamed up this delicious summery quinoa salad that I shared on Instagram earlier this</i> …