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Healthy AND Delicious: 12 Dinners to Get You Back on Track

It’s holiday detox time! From cauliflower fried “rice” to chicken tacos, these recipes prove that healthy eating doesn’t have to be boring.<p>1. Cauliflower Fried “Rice”<p>Cauliflower “rice” is a foodie trend that’s worthy of the hype. In this easy recipe, grated cauliflower is sautéed with aromatics, …

Here Are Our Favorite Recipes From A Whole Year Of Cooking

Here's what our editors and writers loved this year.

The Science Behind Making Fluffy Pancakes

If you want to be able to cook fluffy pancakes, all you need to be able to do is follow a good recipe.<p>But if you want to understand what <i>makes</i> a …

Read this before you give your kid his or her first smartphone

While it might not bring parents as much joy as a first step or first word, the right time to introduce kids to a smartphone is an important moment.<p>Smartphones have become the most important piece of technology we own, connecting us with friends, keeping us updated on the world around us, and …

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31 One-Pot Dinners To Make Every Night In December

Bless no mess.

30 Outstanding Ways to Cook Beans

Simple Pot-Cooked Beans (<i>Frijoles de la Olla</i>)<p>Basic but delicious, this is how beans are cooked all over Mexico. The fresher your dried beans, the …

Turkey Chili Recipes

There are few things more comforting than digging into a hearty bowl of turkey chili. Try your hand at any one of these incredible recipes, from a …

12 Non-Boring Ways to Cook With Ground Turkey

Lately, I've become kind of obsessed with ground turkey. It's more flavorful than ground chicken, less overpowering than ground beef, and just as …

7 Protein-Packed Veggie Bowls That Will Keep You Full For Hours

Maybe it was a garden salad, a beanless vegetable soup, or a smoothie without any nut butter or milk. At some point, we've all had a veggie-based meal that was so low in protein it left us reaching for a snack sooner rather than later.<p>(Find out how to stop the craving cycle before it starts and …

Healthy Eating

Fingerling Potato Salad with Mustard Vinaigrette

Little fingerling potatoes are fantastic in potato salads, in part because their skin-to-flesh ratio is much smaller than big potatoes, so there’s …

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Chili-Lime Roasted Chickpeas

Crunchy roasted chickpeas are a cinch to make and take only about 40 minutes from start to finish. They make for a satisfying salty snack that’s high …

6 Mason Jar Meals To Bring To Work This Week To Lose 6 Pounds

The work week doesn't start up again for a few days (happy holiday!) but that doesn't mean you can't start thinking about what's for lunch... and …

Healthy Eating

7-Day Mediterranean Diet Meal Plan

The Mediterranean diet has long been recognized as one of the healthiest ways to eat. The Mediterranean way of eating is not only delicious, it's …

The Foolproof Guide to Grilling Burgers, Chicken, and Everything Else

Here's how to perfectly grill any food, every time.<p>You’re a master of the marinade. You flip burgers like nobody’s business. You’ve got mad skewering …

From Whipped Feta To Falafel: 11 Must-Try Mediterranean Recipes

Even if you’re staying close to home this summer, you can still take your tastebuds on a far-flung adventure. From Italy to Greece to the Middle East to North Africa, these recipes will transport you to the sunny Mediterranean Sea.<p><b>1. Creamy Whipped Feta Dip</b><p>This is an American riff on <i>htipiti</i>, the …

The Fastest, Fanciest One-Skillet Chicken and Greens Dinner

Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat until shimmering. Add the chicken, season with salt and pepper, and sauté until cooked through, 5 to …

White Bean Dip Recipe

<i>This white bean dip is healthy, easy, vegan, and gluten-free. It’s also delicious as heck and may make you rethink the notion of healthy being …

10 Drugstore Beauty Products You Need for Great Hair Days

When it comes to hair care, we either go big or go to the drugstore. Sure, the salon options are awesome, but when we want to try out new products (or restock the ones we use often), we hit the convenience store. We’ve scouted out the best and brightest from the brands you shouldn’t pass by; scroll …

Italian Garlic Chicken Skillet

This Italian Garlic Chicken Skillet with olives, rosemary, onions, and mushrooms is the perfect dinner for the entire family. 30 minutes is all you …

52 Recipes to Get Your Braise On

Our best braised recipes from short ribs to chicken.<p><b>There are few things that make us happier than a good braise.</b> After a few hands-off hours on the stove or in the oven, your final dish will be full of incredible (mostly) meat flavor. Seriously, what could be better?

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17 Incredible Beauty Products That Cost Less Than $5

If you bought everything on this list, it would only cost you $64.13 (plus tax).

Makeup

Our 86 Favorite Weeknight Dinner Ideas

Monday-Thursday you need dinner and you need it fast. We've got all the recipes you'll need.<p>These are our most popular, best-loved, and greatest weeknight dinner recipes of all time—and we're coming up with even more as we speak.

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DIY household cleaners you can make in 5 minutes or less

Pinterest has spoken: DIY cleaners are one of the biggest home trends the visual bookmarking site expects for 2015. And we're here to help you hop on the bandwagon, which is a good idea for more reasons than just being trendy.<p>Not only can DIY cleaners be more cost effective, but they are also free …

Cherry Bomb Chicken Recipe

"Thanks to the magic of brining, this really will almost guarantee a juicy, tasty piece of chicken."<p>Ingredients<p>1 quart cold water<p>1/3 cup kosher …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.